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X is rolling out audio and video calls to Android

Elon Musk's own social network X is rolling out the ability to make audio and video calls directly from the app to its Android client.

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iPhone 15 Pro will blow away the Galaxy S24 Ultra and every other 2024 Android phone

The iPhone 15 Pro models will have an unexpectedly massive advantage over the Galaxy S24 and other Android flagships: The A17 Bionic chip.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO April Earnings Drop to Lowest Monthly Earnings in 5 Years | Pokémon GO Hub

April saw a lot of change in Pokémon GO, with the controversial remote raid changes coming into action, and many trainers being incredibly displeased with both the limit of 5 remote raids daily, and the increased cost, rising from 300 coins, to 525 coins

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iPhone vs Android: Which is better for photography?

Want to know who makes the best smartphones for photographers? Amy Davies discovers whether the Android or iPhone camera is the better option.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

How to add Pokémon GO Egg and Buddy Widgets to your Phone | Pokémon GO Hub

The Greedy Gluttons event brings with it a brand new sort of bonus for an event in Pokémon GO, half hatch distance for the first three incubated eggs of the event, BUT, only if they are incubated using the Pokémon GO Egg Widget. If like me you said… �

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iPhone and Android phones can permanently stop spam calls — here's how

Phone scams caused a total loss of around $19.7 billion in 2020 alone, according to recent findings by analytics company The Harris Poll. This number is expected to increase, but iPhone and Android phones can help stop malicious spam calls.

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Here’s more fodder for the Apple vs. Android debate – BGR

Ahead of Apple CEO Tim Cook participating in an interview with The New York Times' Kara Swisher released on Monday -- an interview which generated tons of news headlines, thanks to Cook discussing everything from Facebook to Parler, Elon Musk, privacy, iO

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Australian Regulator Examine Google’s Dominance in the Search Browser Market

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched a public comment campaign seeking input from stakeholders...

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Your phone’s home screen can hold more than just apps. Here’s what else you should add.

You spend a lot of each day staring at your phone's home screen, so it better be a good one.

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The 11 Best New Features in Android 11

Google's newest version of its mobile operating system adds small but helpful improvements. If you have a Pixel phone, you can download it today.

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Google is turning Android Phones into seismometers

Google is launching a handful of new Android features today that don’t really have a lot in common but that are all interesting in their own right. There are updates to Android Auto and Android’s emergency location service, new accessibility features than

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Google Maps is getting a big new update on iPhone and Android — here’s what’s new

The Google Maps app for iPhone and Android is getting a big new update with an easier design, more information on public transit and an updated augmented reality option.

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This brilliant hidden iPhone feature shows one of iOS’s biggest advantages over Android – BGR

Younger smartphone fans might not have even been using a cell phone long enough to realize this, but there actually was a time in the smartphone industry before Apple's iOS platform and Google's Android platform dominated the industry.

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Facebook is building an operating system so it can ditch Android | TechCrunch

Facebook doesn’t want its hardware like Oculus or its augmented reality glasses to be at the mercy of Google because they rely on its Android operating system. That’s why Facebook has tasked Mark Lucovsky, a co-author of Microsoft’s Windows NT, with

Gaming | Pokemon Go

GO Field Guide - Pokemon GO Events, Countdown Timer, Raid Guides, Egg Hatch List and much more

GO Field Guide tool is made to assist you in playing Pokemon GO, It has up-to-date information for all Events along with local time, Raid Guides, Research task and rewards, Egg Hatch list, Checklist and much more

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Google Photos for Android rolling out sorting in Albums tab

Over the past several weeks, Google Photos has gained a story-esque Memories format and more print products. Google Photos album sort...

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Millions downloaded dozens of Android apps from Google Play that were infected with adware | TechCrunch

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This $11 screwdriver set handles your Apple gear, Android devices, and just about everything else – BGR

The ORIA 25-in-1 Magnetic Screwdriver Set is pretty much a must-have for anyone who owns an iPhone. Or an Android phone. Or a computer. Or pretty much anything else on the planet that's held together with tiny little screws.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

New in Pokémon GO 0.145: Jirachi Encounter, Charm, Giga Impact, Dynamic Badges and More! | Pokemon GO Hub

Pokémon GO 0.145 has been released for Android. Data Miners have found code for Jirachi, new moves in Charm and Giga Impact, and much more!

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Google is making it easier to build Android apps on a Chromebook

At I/O last year, Google announced it was adding Linux support to Chrome OS, a move that made it a lot easier for web and Android developers to use Chromebooks....

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Differences Between Android and iPhone | POPSUGAR Tech

Coke vs. Pepsi, UPS vs. FedEx, and Netflix vs. Amazon are all some of the greatest rivalries of all time. But no list of competitors would be complete without

Science & Technology | Social Media

Some major Android apps are still sending data directly to Facebook - The Verge

Major Android mobile apps from companies including Yelp and Duolingo send data to Facebook immediately after a user logs in, according to a new report from the London-based UK charity and watchdog group Privacy International (PI). This data transfer happe

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It’s finally here: New free app lets you use iMessage on Android – BGR

A friend came to me many years ago and told me he was fed up with his iPhone. This was back in the days before Apple relented and finally released new iPhone models with larger displays, and he was tired of seeing people with nice big smartphone screens w

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: Radiation From Smartphones May Impair Memory In Teens - Study Finds

One recent study gives you good reason to make kids wait as long as possible for their first mobile device: it appears that radiation from phones can hurt a teenager's memory. 

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How to Use ‘Do Not Disturb’ on Your Phone (While Still Letting Important Calls Through)

The bliss of turning off all notifications on your phone doesn’t have to come with the anxiety of potentially missing an important call or text. Here’s how you can have it all.

Science & Technology | Tech News

In 2019, Best Single Way To Block, Stop Robocalls, Spam On The iPhone, Android

While apps provide some level of protection against robocalls, spam, and scams, they're not bulletproof. When all else fails, try this nuclear option.

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Photos unlock 40% of Android phones with face recognition

Dutch non-profit Consumentenbond has worked with international partners to conduct an audit of 110 smartphones with facial recognition. Spoiler alert: 42 of them were unlocked with the kind of photo you’d find on social media or capture on security cams

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Samsung just accidentally posted a video to YouTube that reveals more details about the Galaxy Note 9

Samsung just accidentally leaked details about the Galaxy Note 9, less than a week before it's set to unveil the new phone. Samsung New Zealand uploaded an intro video of the phone to its YouTube page, revealing details about both the phone's d

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Update Your iPhones And Androids Now If You Don't Want Your Bluetooth Hacked

Apple has patched, though it's unclear if all Android devices are secure. Windows, meanwhile, is still vulnerable to older Bluetooth attacks.

Family & Parenting | Kids

First-Of-Its-Kind 'Play Disney Parks' Mobile App Debuts This Week at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort | Ma

BURBANK, Calif., June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests can explore the Disney theme parks like never before with the Play Disney Parks mobile app, a transfor...

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How to Record Calls on Your Smartphone | WIRED

Between new apps like TapeACall and good old-fashioned hardware, there are plenty of ways to save key conversations.

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Android malware found inside seemingly innocent QR code apps

Google is getting better at keeping Android malware out of the Play Store, and that's leading attackers to use more sophisticated disguises for their rogue apps...

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David Pogue's Rated:App: Human Anatomy Atlas 2018

Yahoo Finance's David Pogue reviews Human Anatomy Atlas 2018, an app that gives you an interactive, incredibly detailed, medically accurate jaw-dropping 3-D view of the human body.

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

The 20 Must-Download Apps of 2017

Catch up on the year's essential apps and games for both iOS and Android.

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Romeo Power unveils its first consumer power packs

Romeo Power has just released what looks to be the mobile charging device of my dreams.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Sega will start releasing its classic games as free mobile apps

Sega is launching a new mobile gaming initiative called Sega Forever, the long-lived publisher announced today. Under that banner, the company plans to bring loads of games from all eras of its 30-year history to Android and iOS devices as free-to-play ap

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LED Screens May Cause Permanent Damage

CBS Tampa covered the new scientific researches by the Complutense University of Madrid and Reticare.

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After two weeks with the Galaxy S8, I still think the iPhone 7 Plus is the world’s best phone

It's funny how months of leaks and rumors can paint what appears to be a complete picture of an upcoming smartphone. But then, once the device is finally announced, a different picture forms.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Snappers can now start a chat by tapping a Bitmoji

You can now place friends' Bitmoji on your home screen and tap them to start chats.

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All the reasons people are ditching Android and switching to iPhones

Apple's first-generation iPhone started a revolution 10 years ago today. It seems like just yesterday that late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs walked out on stage at the Macworld conference in January 2007 and put an end to years of rumors and speculation.

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GAINSCO Android App

Easy access to information about GAINSCO Auto Insurance

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

PlayStation games coming to Android and iOS | WIRED UK

Sony is planning to revive earlier PlayStation classic for a new life as apps and games on your mobile

Gaming | Pokemon Go

'Pokémon GO's New 'Sightings' Feature Is A Tracking Fix That Actually Works

Niantic is testing a new addition to Pokémon GO called "sightings" that tries to fix its long-running tracking problem. Early testing seems to indicate that it may actually work, and wild Pokémon are trackable once more.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go Guide: What is IV and How to Find it

Pokemon Go might seem like a very simple game. You run around, catching Pokemon, and sometimes use them to attack or defend gyms. Sure, that's the basic de

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go Type Chart: What Beats What

Pokemon Go doesn't force you to do a whole lot of fighting. Unless you're trying to take out gyms, the power and type of your Pokemon shouldn't really conc

Gaming | Pokemon Go

The Pokémon Go Trainer's Advanced Tactics Handbook

You’ve tossed a few PokéBalls, caught a few Caterpies, and spun your way to a few items at the PokéStop, but it’s time to take things to the next level. These tips and tricks will help you go from novice trainer to unbeatable gym leader faster than

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

You can now control your Android TV from your iPhone

Android TV is getting a virtual remote on iOS. As with Android version of the same app, it works via Wi-Fi to connect to your Android TV and provides a vir

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5 Android shortcuts you'll wish you knew all along - CNET

​While Android doesn't have keyboard shortcuts, these time-saving tips are the next best thing.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

11 Activities To Do Before Bed That Aren't Checking Your Phone

Catching up on #TBTs and engagement announcements before hitting the hay can be entertaining, but it's time to ditch your social media life for an activity that better preps you for sleep. And your phone's not invited.

Science & Technology | Technology

iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7: A Detailed Look At ALL The Rumours | Know Your Mobile

How will 2016's biggest flagships compare? We take a look at the rumours behind Apple's iPhone 7 and the Samsung Galaxy S7

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Startup bets on device success by sneaking under Apple and Google radar - CNET

Acadine Technologies thinks there's room alongside Silicon Valley's biggest powers for software to power drones, action cams, smartwatches, and the feature phones plenty of people still buy.

Business & Finance | Business

The Best Apps to Run a Startup From Your Phone - WSJ

There’s been an explosion in apps designed for small companies. Here are the best offerings.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stuff

iPhone vs. Android: Which is better? - CNNMoney

Enough talk. We compared how Android and the iPhone perform 15 basic tasks. See for yourself how they rank.

Gaming | Gaming

The best Android games of 2015 | Technology | The Guardian

From Vainglory and Prune to Lara Croft Go, Alphabear and Minecraft: Story Mode, the 25 best games for Android of the year

Family & Parenting | Kids

How 'Secret' Mobile Apps Help Kids Hide Texts, Photos

Watch the video How 'Secret' Mobile Apps Help Kids Hide Texts, Photos on Yahoo Good Morning America . Some kids are now hiding

Science & Technology | Technology

Which One Is More Secure: Android or iOS?

In addition to looking at things like the selection of emoji and your options for selfies when comparing one mobile platform to another, it’s time to also start paying close attention to how they compare for security.

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Report: 1 in 5 Android Apps Is Malware

Phandroids take note: According to Symantec’s latest Internet Security Threat Report, nearly 20 percent of all Android apps are malware in disguise.

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9 reasons why iPhones are better than Android phones

iI you're having trouble deciding between iPhone and Android, here are some ways the iPhone trumps Android.

Science & Technology | Technology

Tim Cook Defused Steve Jobs' Thermonuclear War, Then He Took Down Android

It would be fair to say that Steve Jobs did not like Samsung's smartphone team. He promised all of Apple's resources would be deployed in a

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Is this Apple’s secret weapon that could force Android users to buy an iPhone?

There are many reasons why Android users switch to iPhone, and vice-versa, but Apple may have a secret (or not-so-secret) weapon that could pressure some Android fans to considering a move to the other side. No, it’s not Apple Pay, an exclusive iPhone 6

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Apple's iPhone 6 dents Android's crown

Android's share of the smartphone market has shrunk in the U.S. for the first time since 2013, according to new research.

Science & Technology | Technology

How To Take Care of Your Smartphone Battery the Right Way

Your smartphone is a minor miracle, a pocket-sized computer that can fulfill almost every whim. But none of its superpowers matter a bit if it runs out of juice. With removable batteries becoming more and more rare, you've got to take good care of the one

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2014: The year Apple got me to dump Android | ZDNet

An Android user since the platform's beginning, I dropped it this year and Apple's to blame.

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Here Are The Biggest Battery Draining Apps On Android | Know Your Mobile

Research has found the top 10 battery draining apps on your Android smartphone, here’s what to avoid

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

iPhone-Only Apps That Will Make Your Android Friends Jealous

One of the best things about owning an iPhone is that you get a lot of the newest apps first before they arrive on Android.

News | Interesting Stories

Samsung Knox security for Android found to be 'Completely' Compromised

Samsung's Knox security layer for Android generates weak encryption keys, stores passwords locally and gives users login hints in a fatal

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

13 apps that will supercharge your iPhone or Android | VentureBeat | Business | by Steven Tweedie, Business Insider

The best utility apps are designed to make your hectic life a little bit easier, and maybe even more enjoyable.

Science & Technology | Tech

11 Tips And Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Android Phone

Most Android phones are already pretty easy to use, but there are some easy steps you can take to make them even more enjoyable and efficient.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

iPhone 6 Review | Droid Life

I spent the last two weeks with the iPhone 6 by my side out of both curiosity and to become even more familiar with Android’s biggest competitor. I have seen all that iOS 8 has to offer (at least at this point). I have experienced Apple’s finest. I have experienced Apple’s vision for Android. Yes, I just said that.

Science & Technology | Android

Prizefight: LG G3 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5

It's an epic Prizefight between two of the top Android phones on the market that brought big screens before the iPhone did. Can LG take down the Samsung Galaxy S5 and claim victory as King of the Prizefight ring?

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Researchers hack Gmail app with 92% success rate

Three computer engineers say in a paper they can hack Gmail apps with a 92 percent success rate.

Politics | Interesting Links

Al-Qaeda prefers Android over Apple's iOS (really)

A new report by intelligence firm Recorded Future examined Al-Qaeda's changes in encryption in response to the Snowden leaks, noting "an increased pace of innovation, specifically new competing jihadist platforms and three major new encryption tools from three different organizations - GIMF, Al-Fajr Technical Committee, and ISIS - within a three to five-month time frame of the leaks."

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

4 brilliant Android apps you've probably never heard of

There are so many mobile apps out there — and most of them are terrible — that it can be hard to find those rare diamonds in the rough. To get a better handle on which apps out there are actually g...

News | Interesting Stories

Security flaw opens all modern Android devices to

A newly discovered flaw in Google's Android security model enables rogue apps to gain full access to the Android system and all installed apps, read all data on the device, harvest passwords and create a botnet of