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Android 12 is available now to Pixel owners

October 20, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Pixel 3 phones and above are eligible for the update, but we aren’t sure when Android 12 will roll out for the rest of the smartphone-owning world. Some reports say it could be later this year, but no specific dates […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Apple Pay and iPhone NFC restrictions can get Apple fined by the European Commission

October 7, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Antitrust investigations from the European Commission on tech giants such as Apple, Google, and Facebook have been going strong in the past couple of years, and tech giants have already faced fines from the EC on some dubbed ‘anticompetitive’ behaviors. […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google Maps is getting geared up with eco-friendly features

October 6, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Earlier in 2021, Google revealed it is working on improving the Google Maps app to offer environmentally friendly options for navigation. Today, the feature is officially available for Android and iOS Google Maps users across the US, coming to Europe […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Android 12 will be coming to Pixel phones in the ‘next few weeks’

October 4, 2021

Via: The Verge

Google’s latest major Android update, Android 12, isn’t available to the general public just yet, but it’s getting closer. The company wrote on its Android Developers site that it pushed the source to Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and is […]


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Popular Android apps are leaking user data online

October 1, 2021

Via: Techradar

Over a dozen top Android apps listed on the Google Play Store were found to be leaking user data, according to a cybersecurity investigation. Analyzing the configuration of popular Android apps, security researchers at CyberNews found that 14 top Android […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Microsoft weighs in on Surface Duo apps

September 29, 2021

Via: Info World

Microsoft has invited Android developers to build or enhance apps for dual-screen devices, especially the company’s Surface Duo systems. Following the September 22 introduction of Surface Duo 2, Microsoft issued a bulletin advising developers to use Jetpack Window Manager, currently […]


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PayPal’s updated app helps it act more like your bank account

September 21, 2021

Via: The Verge

PayPal is updating its mobile app with a new visual design, support for a high-yield savings account, and a way to find coupons in-app. In the past, the company prioritized sending and receiving money and cryptocurrencies, but its new app […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Apple’s iOS 15 update is now available to download

September 20, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Three months after Apple unveiled iOS 15 for iPhone and iPod, the final public version is rolling out now and available to download for users around the world who own and use a compatible device. iOS 15 is rolling out […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

WhatsApp is adding encrypted backups

September 10, 2021

Via: The Verge

WhatsApp will let its more than 2 billion users fully encrypt the backups of their messages, the Facebook-owned app announced Friday. The plan, which WhatsApp is detailing in a white paper before rolling out to users on iOS and Android […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google says Android 12 is a ‘few weeks away,’ makes beta available on Pixel 5A

September 8, 2021

Via: The Verge

Google is releasing what it says is the fifth and final version of the Android 12 beta, adding that the official release of the full Android 12 operating system is “just a few weeks away.” The new beta release will […]