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Android September 2018 Patches Fix Critical Flaws

Android September 2018 Patches Fix Critical Flaws

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Google has released its September 2018 security patches for Android, which resolves more than 50 vulnerabilities in the operating system.

The Tor Project’s new Android app for anonymous browsing is here

The Tor Project’s new Android app for anonymous browsing is here

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The Tor Project is building a new web browser for Android that’ll make it easier to access sites anonymously and without being tracked – and you can try an early version right now. It’s called Tor Browser for Android, and it’s based on Firefox v60. It’ll improve on the organization’s other browser, Orfox, by negating the need for a separate app to connect you to its proxy network so you can get around firewalls and avoid being spied on

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S gets Android Pie 9 update via latest public beta developer build (MIUI 10 8.9.7)

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S gets Android Pie 9 update via latest public beta developer build (MIUI 10 8.9.7)

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Xiaomi is rolling new MIUI 10 8.9.7 ROM based on Android Pie 9.0 for Mi Mix 2S. As per the users on various forums, the latest public beta developer version 8.9.7...

Instagram makes it easier to reply with emojis on Android and iPhone

Instagram makes it easier to reply with emojis on Android and iPhone

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By now it's pretty clear that emojis are a thing and while all instant messengers and social apps have adopted them a long time ago, the way users interact with them is still being polished. Instagram has been testing a brand new emoji-related feature since May, but it only made it available to Android and iOS users this week. The company announced recently that a new emoji shortcut bar is now rolling out to Android and iOS users. The shortcut bar will contain emoji that you're using most often so that you won't have to open the phone's keyboard to add an emoji in Instagram.

Google confirms Android One doesn't require smartphone makers to remove the hiding notch feature

Google confirms Android One doesn't require smartphone makers to remove the hiding notch feature

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You might remember that Nokia 6.1 Plus and HMD Global were in the middle of a debate last week concerning the hiding of the notch feature. Many of the smartphones that sport a notched display offer the option to hide it, but for some reason, the Finnish company decided to remove last week. At that time, a moderator from the official HMD forum said the option to hide the notch was removed due to Google's Android One requirements. However, if that were true, then other Android One smartphones should start preventing users from hiding the notch. The good news is Google confirmed to XDA ...

How to install Android 9 Pie based OxygenOS (Open Beta 2) on OnePlus 6

How to install Android 9 Pie based OxygenOS (Open Beta 2) on OnePlus 6

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The OnePlus 6 is the first smartphone from OnePlus to official receive the Android 9 Pie software update with OxygenOS. The company has now released the second beta of the Android 9 Pie update for the OnePlus 6, which patches some

Infinix Note 5 Android One full review: Power-packed budget phone with pure Android experience

Infinix Note 5 Android One full review: Power-packed budget phone with pure Android experience

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Infinix Note 5 is a complete package, it excels in design language, the camera, offers a really long battery life and I love the pure Android experience. If you are looking for a feature-rich Android phone that doesn't cut a deep in the pocket, this Infinix phone is the one for you.

Nokia 6.1 Plus notch-hiding option returns, Android One indifferent

Nokia 6.1 Plus notch-hiding option returns, Android One indifferent

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The notch is a very divisive element. As such, it didn’t come as a surprise that when the removal of the feature to hide it on the Nokia 6.1 Plus was blamed on an ominous and still unknown Google requirement, the Web went ablaze with speculation. The favorite theory was that Google prohibited Android One OEMs from implementing a feature … Continue reading

Tor browser for Android finally here to protect your privacy

Tor browser for Android finally here to protect your privacy

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All major browser have one form of “Do Not Track” privacy mode or another. Some users, however, may not be so trusting of companies who have a vested interest in keeping track of users, for one reason or another. For some, even Mozilla’s Firefox falls under that category. Few web browsers achieve that degree of fame and infamy as Tor’s … Continue reading

Razer Phone 2 AnTuTu Benchmark: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, Android 8.1

Razer Phone 2 AnTuTu Benchmark: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, Android 8.1

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We haven’t heard much about the Razer Phone 2 but when we do, expect other details abound. The phone was confirmed last week as Razer continues to drive the mobile business. The Razer Phone is still THE gaming smartphone to beat. It is said to make the Linda Project a reality and so we very

Tor Browser releases Alpha version for Android devices

Tor Browser releases Alpha version for Android devices

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Statistics and studies say that around half of the world’s Internet traffic comes from mobile devices. Depending on what kind of activity it is that you do, a huge amount of your time is probably spent browsing on your smartphone or tablet. But unlike desktop browsers, mobile browsers still aren’t as secure as some would

How to prep for severe weather with your Android phone

How to prep for severe weather with your Android phone

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Whether the weather you need to weather is coming by land or by sea, we're here to help you prepare for it.

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