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UIDAI row: Google apologises; says Aadhaar toll free number 'inadvertently' coded into setup of Android

UIDAI row: Google apologises; says Aadhaar toll free number 'inadvertently' coded into setup of Android

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UIDAI had said it has not asked any phone maker or telecom service provider to include its toll-free number on mobile phones. Amid public outrage over Aadhaar helpline number being pre-stored without ...

Google Pixel 3 XL expected to pack 4 GB RAM and will be powered by Android 9.0

Google Pixel 3 XL expected to pack 4 GB RAM and will be powered by Android 9.0

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While phones are gearing to be packed with 6 GB RAM, the Pixel phones are sticking to 4 GB of RAM.

WhatsApp to Bring PiP Mode Videos to Android: Report

WhatsApp to Bring PiP Mode Videos to Android: Report

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WhatsApp PiP mode will allow Android beta users to watch YouTube and Instagram clips in a window without leaving the app.

Google acknowledges adding UIDAI helpline number to Android phones in 2014

Google acknowledges adding UIDAI helpline number to Android phones in 2014

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Google says it added the helpline into the SetUp wizard of Android release given to OEMs in 2014.

Google apologises over UIDAI’s helpline number in Android phones

Google apologises over UIDAI’s helpline number in Android phones

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Google says in 2014 the UIDAI helpline number and the 112 distress helpline number were inadvertently coded into the SetUp wizard of the Android phones

Epic Confirms Fortnite For Android Will Bypass The Google Play Store

Epic Confirms Fortnite For Android Will Bypass The Google Play Store

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A report earlier this week seemed to suggest that Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale for Android could actually be launched outside the Google Play Store. For the most part all apps are typically launched via the Play Store for a variety of reasons, such as security, reassurances that it won’t be malware (for the most part), consolidation, ease of updates, and more.

Google 'inadvertently' added a government helpline number to contact lists of all Android phones in India

Google 'inadvertently' added a government helpline number to contact lists of all Android phones in India

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Google apologizes for coding a government agency's number into all Android phones in India.

Asphalt 9: Legends game review for iOS and Android

Asphalt 9: Legends game review for iOS and Android

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The Asphalt series will be familiar to anyone who has played mobile games. Started out back in 2004, the original game was launched on the Nokia N-Gage platform, the OG smartphone gaming platform that people often forget about these days while talking about gaming smartphones.

Google apologises for 'inadvertently' adding UIDAI helpline to Android setup

Google apologises for 'inadvertently' adding UIDAI helpline to Android setup

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Google said the numbers can be manually deleted from the phones. It also promised to fix the same in future editions of its setup wizard.

Fortnite Android Release Is Coming, But Not Through The Google Play Store

Fortnite Android Release Is Coming, But Not Through The Google Play Store

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Epic Games is now exploring the option of including Fortnite on various third-party stores in China, but it has nothing to announce at this time. In contrast, Fortnite can be easily installed on a PC ...

[Update: Now available] LG Q7+ coming to T-Mobile on August 3, no Android One version in sight

[Update: Now available] LG Q7+ coming to T-Mobile on August 3, no Android One version in sight

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Right on cue, T-Mobile has begun offering the Q7+. It's only available with 64GB and in Moroccan Blue (which seems to be LG's favorite color for phones these days).

Fortnite is putting users at risk, to prove a point about Google's Android monopoly - CNET

Fortnite is putting users at risk, to prove a point about Google's Android monopoly - CNET

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Commentary: Fortnite gives Google the middle finger, but both are failing us to some degree.

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