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Pre-installed apps on low-end Android phones are full of security holes

In what has become an annual reckoning, security research company Kryptowire recently published its 2019 report on the state of manufacturer-installed software and firmware for Android devices and, to no one's surprise, they found more than 140 bugs… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Antitrust investigation of Google reportedly expands to Android

Tonight CNBC reports that an ongoing antitrust investigation of Google undertaken by 50 attorneys general is expanding. While it started by looking into Google's advertising business, it has apparently, as expected, expanded its scope to include sear… Engadget RSS Feed

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Google’s new emulator makes Android Automotive development easier

With both the Polestar 2 and Volvo XC40 set to launch sometime in 2020, there's still sometime before the first slate of Android Automotive cars make their way to consumers. Thankfully, Google is making it easier for developers to create … Read the rest of this entry

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Sling TV’s free streaming comes to Android and Amazon devices

Sling TV offers cord-cutting cable packages and movie rentals, but until recently you needed a subscription starting at $ 25 per month. Earlier this year, however, it unveiled a free streaming option for select episodes of Hell's Kitchen, Project Runw… … Read the rest of this entry

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Instagram updates bring dark mode to iOS 13 and Android 10

Following the introduction of Apple's system-wide dark mode on iOS 13 and a similar feature in Android 10, users have been able to switch to a white-on-black theme for their system elements and for supported apps. Now, Instagram is going … Read the rest of this entry

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Watch the ‘Android’ Nokia phone that never had a chance to exist

Earlier this year, snippets of code discovered within Chrome by 9 to 5 Google suggested Google was working on a touchless version of its web browser that would work on feature phones. The company was reportedly developing a feature phone … Read the rest of this entry

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OnePlus TV will run ‘optimized’ Android TV software

Following the news that OnePlus will release its first TV this September in India, company CEO Pete Lau has shared additional information about the platform in an interview with Gadgets 360. Most notably, thanks to a partnership with Amazon, he … Read the rest of this entry

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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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