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Do Google’s new wallpapers include an Android P name hint?

Do Google’s new wallpapers include an Android P name hint?

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If you've been guessing the Android P name, Google may have just dropped a pretty big hint. Or maybe it's just toying with us, who knows?

Did Google Just Reveal That Android P Is Going To Be Android Popsicle?

Did Google Just Reveal That Android P Is Going To Be Android Popsicle?

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Google may have dropped a big hint to the name of Android P. If this turns out to be a real clue, then the next version is going to be called Android Popsicle.

Xiaomi-Back Black Shark Gaming Android Smartphone Announced

Xiaomi-Back Black Shark Gaming Android Smartphone Announced

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After the teasing and leaks, it seems that Xiaomi-backed Black Shark has officially announced their gaming smartphone, also dubbed the Black Shark. However just like most of Xiaomi’s handsets, the Black Shark has only been announced for the Chinese market so we don’t expect to see it released in the US anytime soon.

Google Could Be Testing iPhone X-Like Gestures For Android P

Google Could Be Testing iPhone X-Like Gestures For Android P

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With Apple removing the home button on the iPhone X, they had to come up with new ways for users to interact with the phone when it comes to multitasking, taking screenshots, launching Siri, and so on. So Apple came up with gestures specific to the iPhone X to accomplish that, and this is something Google is apparently exploring.

Google’s Spring Wallpapers May Indicate Android P’s Name

Google’s Spring Wallpapers May Indicate Android P’s Name

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Google has taken to its Instagram account to share a new series of wallpapers for “Spring 2018” which may or may not provide a clear indication of Android P’s full name. For clarity, the company has not officially confirmed any ties to the real identity of Android P – which has previously been tentatively referred

Android Is Still Failing Where Apple's iOS Is Winning

Android Is Still Failing Where Apple's iOS Is Winning

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Android devices are often left running old versions, while Apple's phones, tablets and other iOS hardware are kept much more up-to-date. This is a real problem for Android.

Some Android Phones Are Hiding Missing Security Patches, Researchers Say

Some Android Phones Are Hiding Missing Security Patches, Researchers Say

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New phone-security research unveiled by researchers at a German hacking conference this week spells bad news for Android users.

Android Circuit: Latest OnePlus 6 Surprise, Note 9 Battery Leaks, Secret Galaxy S9 Revealed

Android Circuit: Latest OnePlus 6 Surprise, Note 9 Battery Leaks, Secret Galaxy S9 Revealed

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This week’s Android Circuit includes a secret Galaxy S9 revealed, the Nokia 6 arriving in the UK, Galaxy Note 9 battery details, Android Go plans for a third Pixel 3, secrets of the Huawei P20 Pro, and OnePlus grabbing a dot com bargain.

Android Auto Wireless reminded me of Google’s big Pixel mistake

Android Auto Wireless reminded me of Google’s big Pixel mistake

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Google enabling Android Auto Wireless is great news, but Pixel phones’ lagging behind iPhone in one key area does put the brakes on how useful the update is. Putting down your smartphone while you’re behind the wheel is safety advice all of us would do well to remember. I just wish I could put my Pixel 2 XL down on … Continue reading

Exposed: Lazy Android mobe makers couldn't care less about security

Exposed: Lazy Android mobe makers couldn't care less about security

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Never. Is never a good time to get vulnerability fixes? Never is OK with you? Cool, never it is

Android Auto now works without wires if you have the right hardware

Android Auto now works without wires if you have the right hardware

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Android Auto — Google’s system for powering your car’s dash display from your phone, and the company’s answer to Apple’s CarPlay — is going wireless. You can leave your phone in your bag, and it’ll still be able to push your apps and content to your in-dash screen. Alas, there’s a catch: To get it

Straight Talk Alcatel Pop 2 Android Phone for $60 + free shipping

Straight Talk Alcatel Pop 2 Android Phone for $60 + free shipping

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5" touchscreen display; 1.2GHz quad-core processor; 5MP rear-facing camera and 0.3MP front-facing camera; Bluetooth 4.0; Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS

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