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Snapchat rolls out a redesigned redesign of its iOS app; Android users will have to wait

Snapchat rolls out a redesigned redesign of its iOS app; Android users will have to wait

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Snapchat has added a separate "Subscriptions" feature to keep "Stories" from popular creators and publishers in the loop while letting the other "Stories".

The best change in Android P is Google’s all-new Material Design

The best change in Android P is Google’s all-new Material Design

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Google calls it a “roadmap for future redesigns”, but you can call it “making Android less of a confusing hellscape”

Android P App Actions Is Scary and Huge Privacy Violation

Android P App Actions Is Scary and Huge Privacy Violation

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Android users can now set up YouTube to remind them to take a break from watching videos

Android users can now set up YouTube to remind them to take a break from watching videos

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Back in the good old days, parents used to complain about their kids sitting and watching television for hours at a time instead of enjoying the sunshine and fresh air outdoors. Thanks to mobile technology, kids can now be outdoors and still watch a screen, albeit the smaller ones on their phones or tablets. And Google has decided to take over for the parents when they are not around thanks to its new "Digital Wellbeing" initiative introduced this past week at Google I/O. Some of these features will be part of Android P, while others will be found in some of Google's apps. Once such app ...

Night mode: Android Oreo can reduce eye strain with softer light

Night mode: Android Oreo can reduce eye strain with softer light

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One of the highlights of Android Oreo is the Night Light mode, which filters blue light components out of the display in the evening.

Android OEM agreements now include regular security patching

Android OEM agreements now include regular security patching

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Ever since the Stagefright scandal in 2015, Google began offering up regular security patches and manufacturers tagged along very loosely.

Google Will Now Require Android OEMs To Issue Timely Security Updates

Google Will Now Require Android OEMs To Issue Timely Security Updates

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The problem with Android is that there are so many companies out there who make Android-based handsets, which means that not only is it confusing for users to choose from, but they will also need to take into consideration about which OEM might be the most reputable for pushing out timely updates.

Android Circuit: New Samsung Galaxy Leaks, Nokia X Confirmed, Google's Android P Surprise

Android Circuit: New Samsung Galaxy Leaks, Nokia X Confirmed, Google's Android P Surprise

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This week’s Android Circuit includes the Galaxy Note 9’s missing feature, leaked Galaxy S10 features, Nokia X confirmed, Android P’s wide release, and Google’s new touch-based gestures.

Android P-Based Rootless Pixel Launcher Now Available

Android P-Based Rootless Pixel Launcher Now Available

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Thanks to XDA Developers Senior Member “paphonb,” users who don’t own one of the few devices receiving the recently revealed Android P Beta can at least try out a new launcher based on that. It’s important to note that although the aptly titled Rootless Pixel 2 Launcher will work on Android 7.0 and newer, some features

Enter to win* an exclusive collection of Android pins! - CNET

Enter to win* an exclusive collection of Android pins! - CNET

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It’s Google I/O week, so we are giving aways 80 collectible pins, exclusive to MWC 2018, to one of our lucky Instagram followers. This sweepstakes ends May 13, 2018.

Android One BQ Aquaris X2, Aquaris X2 Pro support Google Lens

Android One BQ Aquaris X2, Aquaris X2 Pro support Google Lens

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BQ isn’t exactly a new brand. We’ve heard of the name back in 2015 when a new Android One phone was made available in Portugal and Spain. The BQ Aquaris was introduced with entry-level specs but with support for 4G LTE and dual microSIM slots. At a price below $200, the BQ phone was poised

Android co-creator isn’t sure whether robots will adopt a single platform

Android co-creator isn’t sure whether robots will adopt a single platform

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Android co-creator Andy Rubin isn’t so sure whether there will be one software platform to rule all robots. The former Google exec and Playground Global CEO talked in length about the role of platforms for automation at TechCrunch’s TC Sessions: Robotics event at UC Berkeley. “The business model of platformization is something that is near

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