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Android 13 beta will test out-of-the-box support for most braille displays

May 19, 2022

Via: The Verge

In the coming weeks, Google will begin beta testing a feature for Android 13 that makes it easier for users of braille displays to get up and running. Google announced in a blog post on Thursday that the next Android […]


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Google updates Android Auto to better fit all the different sized touchscreens in cars today

May 12, 2022

Via: The Verge

Android Auto is getting another refresh, this time with a focus on the evolving nature of vehicle touchscreens. Google says the new split-screen display will be standard for all Android Auto users, allowing them to access key features like navigation, […]


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3 invisible reasons to get excited about Android 13

April 27, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Brace yourself, my fellow Android-adoring animal: You’re about to experience a whirlwind of conflicting emotions. Ready? First things first: Google just launched the first official beta version of this fall’s Android 13 update! If you’ve got a current Pixel phone, […]


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Go read this deep dive into the changes coming to Android 13

April 15, 2022

Via: The Verge

If you’re the kind of Android user that double-checks every app permission, stays informed on every new feature, and is actually interested in app split screen, then you need to go read this detailed explanation of the changes to expect […]


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Google tests an even darker ‘dark mode’ for its Android app

March 3, 2022

Via: The Verge

Google’s testing a darker dark mode for its Android search app (via Android Police), according to 9to5Google. This new shade still isn’t the same as the one presented in Google’s test of a pitch-black dark mode on desktops last month. […]


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5 easy ways to make Android more ergonomic

February 18, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

A funny thing has happened over these past several years: Our smartphones, by and large, have grown consistently bigger. And yet our person-sized paws have remained vexingly unchanged. The result, as you’ve probably noticed, is an awful lot of awkward […]


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7 smart steps to get your Android phone in tip-top shape for 2022

January 5, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but I find the start of a fresh voyage around this shiny ol’ sun of ours to be a fine time for tidying up, optimizing, and getting good and organized for the […]


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Samsung starts the new year with its first mid-range Android 12 update

January 5, 2022

Via: Phone Arena

We obviously can’t act surprised about each new Android 12 update with One UI 4.0 on top officially delivered by Samsung anymore, but even by the ridiculously high software support standards set by the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer in the […]


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Samsung puts One UI 4 update rollout on hold (once again)

December 22, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung rolled out the Android 12-based One UI 4 update at the beginning of the month but was forced to halt the deployment twice. After resuming the rollout last week, the South Korean company announced today that the One UI […]


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12 Android tips you shouldn’t miss from 2021

December 21, 2021

Via: ComputerWorld

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