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Google clarifies how it tracks users even with Location History off

After the <i>Associated Press</i> reported that certain Google apps still track you even if you turned off location history, Google has changed its help pages and tried to clarify the issue. "We have been updating the explanatory language about Location History to make it more consistent and clear across …

Apps

Taskbar 4.0 brings back freeform window support to Android Pie devices

Support for multiple windows on Android was first popularized by Samsung, but the feature slowly made its way into Android. Android 6.0 Marshmallow …

Mobile Development

Android 9 Pie: Top 4 Things We Hate! [Android P]

Android News

OnePlus 6, 5T, 5, and 3T cameras compared: Struggling more than ever [Video]

OnePlus burst on to the scene with its so-called ‘flagship killer’ at a price that was meant to shake up the market. Since then, the self-proclaimed killer is becoming more like one of the crowd — with a steadily increasing entry cost. They’ve invested heavily in hardware driving the devices, but …

Phones

10 best photography apps for Android!

Photography is a broad topic. Tons of people dabble in it as a hobby. However, it’s a perfectly good career when you can find your niche. Most photographers use DSLR cameras and high tech gear for the best possible shots. However, there are many more who lean on their smartphones as well. Phone …

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Solve 10 Big Android Issues and Annoyances With These Apps

Every few months, a new flagship smartphone launches with a top-of-the-line processor and more RAM that you know what to do with. But still, after …

Android Pie Is Here. Let's All Enjoy a Slice

Google has just released the final version of its Android P software, which was first previewed at the company's annual developer conference back in …

Apps

How to Disable Restaurant Recommendations in Google Maps

In recent months Google Maps has gotten pretty persistent about letting me know where there are restaurants it thinks I should try or new places …

Google Maps

Why it has taken so long to get Android gesture controls right

Android P is bringing a host of new features to Android in the coming months, and one of its biggest changes is gesture controls. Gesture controls are designed to replace the back, home, and recents buttons that we’ve all been using for years, augmenting these traditional controls with new features.<p>…

Drum Pad Beats - Deep Caustic Engine Based Groove Pads

This is made by a developer that have made some other apps that is based on using the Caustic engine. He is also the web director of the Cautic …

Music Production

Google Lens is a student's best friend: How to copy-paste text from the real world

Google Lens is one of the more underappreciated Google services out there, and nowhere is this more true than in education. Sure, Google Lens can …

Google Lens

Top 5 reasons to be excited about the Xiaomi Mi A2

The Mi A2 is now official, offering robust hardware backed by the promise of quick updates via Android One.<p>Xiaomi's phones have always stood out for …

Mobile Technology

SunVox 1.9.4 Beta Out Now For PC/Linux/MAC!!!

• <i>iOS: user files are now available through the Files app;</i>• <i><br>iOS: partial USB/Bluetooth keyboard support (no key release, no Home/End, no F1/F2/...);</i>• <i><br>iOS:</i> …

Music Production

7 Automated Android Settings You Should Be Using to Save Time

You probably waste a lot of time on your phone doing menial tasks every day. But Android includes a lot of automated functions you can use to save …

OnePlus Gallery update adds video editing tools, lets you trim clips and mix in background music

The OnePlus 6 has more than a few advantages over the company's previous hardware, which is to be expected, given it's the latest model. But, a …

The hilarious and snarky Carrot Weather is finally available for Android

Carrot Weather<p>After being in beta for some time, Carrot Weather is now available to everyone on Android.<br>• Carrot Weather’s main attraction is its sarcastic robot.<br>• You can either use the app for free or sign up for a Premium Club membership.<p>If you wish your weather app had a bit more personality, …

Weather

8 New Android Oreo Features You Should Know About

If you buy a mid-range or a flagship phone now, it will probably ship with Android Oreo. And last year’s flagships are starting to receive the …

What Is Google Lens? 6 Interesting Things You Can Do in Google Photos

Recently, Google announced that it has integrated Google Lens into Google Photos for all Android devices. This was once a unique feature for owners …

3 Google Play Store Tips Every Android User Should Know

The Google Play Store is your Android device’s home for downloading new apps, games, movies, and more. While it’s easy to use, it hides some secret …

15 best Android launcher apps of 2018!

Android launcher apps have long been an integral part of the Android experience. If you don’t like the way your home screens look or act, you can simply download an app to change all of it. There is no doubt that Android launcher apps have a far more diverse set of features than any other genre of …

Apps

15 best Android browsers of 2018!

Web browsers are one of the most important apps on any device. Having the right features and performance while browsing the web can literally change your entire experience. Finding the right one can be difficult because there are so many options and the face of the web is changing all the time. …

Google

10 Power User Tips for Chrome on Android

Chrome for Android is fast and easy to use. Even though you can’t run extensions in Chrome’s mobile app, you can tweak a lot of settings to make it …

What is Stock Android?

Hang around any part of the internet that talks about smartphones long enough, and you'll see people arguing the merits of Stock Android. On one side …

Android P final release coming Q3 2018

Today Google released its first Android P Developer Preview, and while the prospect of a new major Android update is exciting, not everyone wants to …

Turn Yourself Into a Songwriter With These Free Apps

Whether you're a well-established wordsmith or someone who's never written a song before, inspiration can strike at any moment. Could that phrase fit …

IFTTT lets you create custom rich notifications on Android

IFTTT, the service that connects all of your smart gadgets, services, websites, and various other sources with each other in an automated "if <i>this</i> …

Fun Fact: Android was originally made to be run on digital cameras

Android runs on, well, pretty much everything these days, but much of the world will remember that it got its start on smartphones. That began on the …

How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on Android

Losing data from your phone is heartbreaking. Whether you accidentally delete something or have your phone stolen or damaged, your irreplaceable …

Files Go can now back up files to Google Drive

The launch of Android Go is almost upon us, and Google is continuing work on its various first-party apps for the platform. Files Go, a simple file …

Google's Gboard can now search emoji, stickers and GIFs at once

Gboard is making it easier to look for the perfect emoji, sticker and GIF in one go -- at least for beta testers on Android. As <i>9to5google</i> reports, the keyboard's latest beta update adds a "Search all media" option that surfaces all the results it has on offer that corresponds to your query. So, if …

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