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Android Emulator picks up optimizations for AMD processors and Hyper-V on Windows

Android Emulator picks up optimizations for AMD processors and Hyper-V on Windows

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Google has updated its Android Emulator to offer support for AMD processors and Windows Hyper-V. The latter was possible due to contributions by Microsoft, providing APIs and open-source components. Read more...

The EU may force Google to make significant changes to Android

The EU may force Google to make significant changes to Android

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If the EU slaps Google with a record fine, the internet giant might have to stop forcing its apps onto Android devices.

Google May Have to Make Major Changes to Android in Response to EU Fine

Google May Have to Make Major Changes to Android in Response to EU Fine

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The potential fine highlights how Europe has become the world's most aggressive regulator of American technology giants.

July Android Security update can now reportedly be coaxed out of all Pixel, Pixel 2 devices

July Android Security update can now reportedly be coaxed out of all Pixel, Pixel 2 devices

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Back on July 2nd, Pixel and Nexus devices received the July Android Security update. But for some reason, not all Pixel and Pixel 2 users received it. Now, it appears that the update is available for all Pixel and Pixel 2 users to coax out of their phone. The date of the security patch is July 5th, 2018. In addition to improving security features on the phones, the update also improves the "consistency of Wi-Fi connections with certain routers for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL."

Android Auto lets you minimize a program for faster access to other apps

Android Auto lets you minimize a program for faster access to other apps

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The last update we noted for the Android Auto was a big one. The mobile app version has received Play Store access, a new UI, and the Google Assistant. It mainly allows your smartphone to work as a digital dashboard with the help of the Android Auto platform. If you don’t own a vehicle with

Google Working On Android Auto ‘Minimize App’ Button

Google Working On Android Auto ‘Minimize App’ Button

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Google appears to be working on a new Android Auto feature that will let the app run in the background when users are accessing other apps. This feature is called the “Minimize app” button and it will ...

Google’s Android Emulator gains AMD and Hyper-V support

Google’s Android Emulator gains AMD and Hyper-V support

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But Intel’s HAXM is still ‘Droid’s preferred hypervisor

Common Google Pixel Android P Beta Problems & Fixes

Common Google Pixel Android P Beta Problems & Fixes

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Common Google Pixel Android P Beta Problems & Fixes is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile.

Abduct Me Is An Alien Invasion Game For Android, With A Twist

Abduct Me Is An Alien Invasion Game For Android, With A Twist

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There have been video games that let you fight off alien invaders since the medium itself was in its infancy, but games that let you flip the script and play as the invaders are a bit rarer, and Abduct Me from ClairvoyantGames is one of them. The game is an arcade-style romp through a number

Surprisingly, LG Q6 is being updated to Android 8.1 Oreo

Surprisingly, LG Q6 is being updated to Android 8.1 Oreo

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LG's Q6 is definitely not an old smartphone by today's standard, but it's clearly an entry-level one. Launched on the market about one year ago, the Q6 is equipped with a low-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, 3GB RAM, and 32GB expandable storage. The cheaper version of the Q6 is called LG Q6α and packs lower memory under the hood: 2GB RAM and 16 internal memory. The most expensive of the three Q6 series, the LG Q6+ has 4GB RAM and 64GB storage inside. Since the phone was released with Android 7.1 Nougat on board, we thought that LG won't bother updating the Q6 series to Oreo, ...

Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV Oreo Update Halted, Returns To Beta Status

Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV Oreo Update Halted, Returns To Beta Status

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The Android 8.0 (Oreo) update rollout for the Xiaomi Mi Box has now seemingly been halted due to an unspecified, but understood to be large enough number of issues. In the most serious of cases, issues have reportedly led to Mi Box units becoming inoperable. As a result, Xiaomi.eu is now reporting the official Mi

New iPhone X Leaks Reveal Apple's Competitive Failure To Match Android

New iPhone X Leaks Reveal Apple's Competitive Failure To Match Android

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Apple is looking to introduce dual-SIM technology to the iPhone family this year. The technology, widely available on high and mid range Android handsets, will debut in the iPhone X Plus, Apple’s most expensive handset.

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