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Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint

In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password, to log into one of the … Read the rest of this entry

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The Morning After: Huawei unveils its Android backup plan

Hey, good morning! Welcome to your end-of-the-week Morning After. This week included detailed impressions of two divisive new Galaxy Notes from Samsung, Instagram's 'huge booty' problem (it's real and it's pretty serious), and a laptop that has all… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Nintendo brings ‘Dr. Mario World’ to Android and iOS on July 10th

Earlier this year Nintendo announced that its Dr. Mario puzzle game would return in a new iteration for mobile devices, and now Dr. Mario World has a release date: July 10th. Set to appear on Android and iOS (and available … Read the rest of this entry

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A mobile version of ‘Pokémon Rumble’ is coming to iOS and Android

Yet another Pokémon game is coming to smartphones. Pokémon Rumble Rush appeared in Australia's Google Play store today, and according to EuroGamer, it's "coming soon" for iOS and Android. Engadget RSS Feed

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Android Pie hits 10 percent adoption two months ahead of its ancestors

Google left people in the dark regarding Android Pie's adoption for more than half a year, but it's finally lifting the curtain — and Pie is doing better than its predecessors. Updated stats supplied to VentureBeat show that 10.4 percent … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube Music for Android can play your local song collection

If YouTube Music is going to fully replace Google Play Music, it will need to handle many of the features that listeners take for granted — and now, local playback is one of them. After an initial rollout for some … Read the rest of this entry

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Google opens Android infotainment system to third-party media apps

Now that Google has a full-fledged car infotainment platform in Android Automotive, it's opening the door to apps built for that platform. As of Google I/O, developers will have the power to create media apps for Android Automotive-equipped cars lik… … Read the rest of this entry

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Windows preview brings Android notifications to your PC

Microsoft has fulfilled one of the larger promises behind its Your Phone software — if you're willing to experiment a bit. The developer has released a Windows Insider Preview that displays Android notifications on your PC. If you allow apps … Read the rest of this entry

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The best Android and iPhone gimbal

By Signe Brewster This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full Android and iPhone gimbal guide h… Engadget RSS Feed

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Android ‘Slices’ start offering control over phone settings

Android's Slices have typically only offered shortcuts for functions in third-party apps (and then only in limited form), but they're now ready to control the phone itself. The team at 9to5Google has noticed that Slices are rolling out for device … Read the rest of this entry

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