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Give yourself a magnificent new Android multitasking shortcut

February 9, 2024

Via: Computerworld

as there ever been a feature as packed with potential and simultaneously easy to forget as Android’s screen-splitting system? On the surface, splitting your screen to see two apps together at the same time seems like a stunningly splendid feat. […]


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14 advanced Android 14 tips

January 26, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Android 14 may not exactly be new at this point, but it’s a relatively recent rollout for lots of Android devices — and no matter how long you’ve had it on your phone or tablet, it’s probably still packing some […]


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The question no one’s answering about AI on Android in 2024

January 10, 2024

Via: Computerworld

I’m typically not one for sweeping tech predictions. This year, though, it seems safe to put one particularly bold premonition out into the virtual wild. It’s less of a prediction, mind you, and more of a certainty we’re already seeing […]


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10 Android tips you shouldn’t miss from 2023

December 20, 2023

Via: Computerworld

Ah, the holidays. No matter what manner of winter celebration you prefer (I’m a Festivus man myself), late December is a fine time for kickin’ back and collecting your thoughts for the coming year. That means it’s also a fine […]


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Got a Google Pixel? Check out these awesome Android 14 gems

November 21, 2023

Via: Computerworld

If you’ve got one of Google’s Pixel phones, good news: You’ve almost certainly got Google’s snazzy-sounding update to Android 14 on your device and waiting — whether you’ve noticed much about it yet or not. Speaking of which, the slightly […]


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Android’s hidden clipboard-sharing superpower

November 8, 2023

Via: Computerworld

Forgive my unabashed nerdery, but for years now, I’ve had a cross-platform productivity dream. Unlike those under the tightly controlled Apple iSpell, y’see, I don’t believe in limiting myself to any one particular platform or type of product. Sure, I […]


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3 tough questions about Samsung’s Android 14 accomplishment

November 1, 2023

Via: Computerworld

Well, my friends, hell has officially frozen over. Samsung, the company traditionally associated with slow and unpredictable Android software updates, has started sending out the latest and greatest Android version to owners of its current-gen Galaxy S23 flagship phone. Make […]


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3 reasons you should upgrade to Android 14 right now

October 4, 2023

Via: BGR

Android 14 is finally here, and that means Android users can finally download the latest rendition of Google’s operating system, starting with Pixel devices. But if you’re rocking a phone that supports Android 14 and you haven’t been keeping up […]


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Google will let you transfer an eSIM between Android phones with a QR code

August 21, 2023

Via: BGR

QR codes are an interesting technology due to their wide range of use cases, and Google has just found another one. Earlier this year, the company announced that it was working on an eSIM transfer tool for Android. The feature, […]


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How to add a quick-dial widget to your Android home screen (and why you should)

June 13, 2023

Via: ZDnet

I have three contacts that I call regularly. In fact, I call them so frequently that I needed to find out how to not have to open the phone app, locate the contact, and tap the dial icon. I tried […]


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The real secret to better Android battery life

June 7, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

If there’s one question I hear more than any other here in the land o’ Googley matters, it’s how to grant oneself the invaluable gift of better battery life on Android. Hey, we all struggle with stamina some days. Our […]


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Google announces new Android features including a trio of useful new widgets

June 1, 2023

Via: PhoneArena

Google today announced new features for Android devices that are designed to get information to you faster, protect your devices, and more importantly, allow you to have fun. First, for those learning to read, is a new feature in Google […]


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Android 14 Beta 2.1 released to kill bugs; what those on the QPR3 Beta must do

May 25, 2023

Via: PhoneArena

Google has released Android 14 Beta 2.1 to kill off some of the bugs that have been impacting users. Sometime next month we expect Android 14 Beta 3 to be released and at that time the software is expected to […]


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Google I/O and the curious case of the missing Android version

May 16, 2023

Via: Computerworld

With Google’s I/O announcement expo now firmly in the rearview mirror, it’s time for us to enter the inevitable next phase of any tech-tinted revelation — and that’s the careful contemplation of everything we’ve just experienced. It’s my favorite phase […]


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7 handy hidden Android features you probably forget to use

April 26, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

With every new Android version comes a flurry of fancy fresh features. Some of them immediately transform the way we work, while others just quietly fade away without making much noise. And then there are the features that fall somewhere […]


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Android can now auto-archive all of the apps you never use

April 11, 2023

Via: BGR

If you happen to find yourself using an Android phone in 2023 that doesn’t have enough storage space, Google has a feature that might be able to help you out. In a blog post, the company announced a new feature […]


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2 advanced tools that’ll change how you interact with Android apps

March 31, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

Android apps are essentially tools for your phone — right? From productivity to privacy and everything in between, having the right set of apps on your phone can make all the difference in the world when it comes to getting […]


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2 advanced tools that’ll change how you interact with Android apps

March 31, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

Android apps are essentially tools for your phone — right? From productivity to privacy and everything in between, having the right set of apps on your phone can make all the difference in the world when it comes to getting […]


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Android 15 codename revealed to be ‘Vanilla Ice Cream’

March 6, 2023

Via: BGR

After all these years, Google is still using dessert-themed codenames for new versions of Android. The tradition will continue through at least 2024, as a new codename was uncovered last week. In a recent tweet, freelance journalist Mishaal Rahman noted […]


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Google Pixel 4A News: Probably No Android 14 Update?

February 10, 2023

Via: Tech Times

The Google Pixel 4a had an unusual release schedule back in 2020 – it was initially slated for a May release, but it was later postponed to August due to various factors. As the Pixel 4a is about to commemorate […]