Google Stops Sharing Some Android Phone Data With Telecom Operators Over Privacy Fears

August 19, 2019

Alphabet’s Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, because of Google’s concerns that sharing data from users of its Android phone system might attract the scrutiny of users and regulators. The withdrawal of the […]

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Turning the Nintendo Switch into Android’s best gaming hardware

August 16, 2019

The Nintendo Switch is, basically, a game console made out of smartphone parts. The quad-core Nvidia Tegra X1 ARM SoC would be right at home in a smartphone or tablet, along with the 4GB of RAM, a 720p touchscreen, and a 4310mAh battery. Really, the only things that make the Switch a game console are the sweet […]

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Google to Allow Android Users in Europe Choose Default Search Engine

August 2, 2019

Google will let Android device users in Europe choose their default search engine from four options, including Google search, the US company said, as it tries to quash EU antitrust concerns and stave off fresh penalties. New Android smartphones and tablets shipped in the European Economic Area (EEA) will host a ‘choice screen’ displaying four search engines that […]

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Leak shows Android running on purported Nokia feature phone

July 23, 2019

First, there was Android Go, a stripped-down version of Android for low-powered phones, and soon there could be an Android for feature phones. A leaked image shows off an Android-based operating system running on what appears to be a Nokia feature phone, according to Today, 9to5Google.  received a tip containing imagery from what could be the first […]

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The $249 Nokia 7.1 is the best Android phone you can buy for Prime Day

July 16, 2019

Amazon Prime day typically ushers in a slew of discounts on Android Phones, and for 2019’s sale, that’s been no different. One of the most enticing has been the Samsung Galaxy S10 being discounted to just $600. However, as great of a deal as that is, it’s not the Android discount that’s got me the most excited. […]

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Google Pixel Devices Receiving July Android Security Patch, Additional Fixes

July 2, 2019

Google has just started rolling out the July Android Security patch for its Pixel lineup of smartphones. The security update is expected to hit the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, as well as the recently launched Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. This new security patch brings […]

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