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How to FaceTime on Android

January 26, 2023

Via: ZDnet

For far too long, Android users have been excluded from Apple’s flourishing apps and services, including iMessage and FaceTime. While texts from Android devices to iPhones will continue to remain green for the foreseeable future, Apple has been a little […]


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13 advanced tips for Android 13

January 25, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

Let’s get one thing out of the way here: Android 13 absolutely isn’t your average Android update. There’s no way around it: Google’s most recent Android version looks pretty ho-hum on the surface. It almost seems like a subtle refinement […]


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7 advanced Android adjustments for your new year

January 6, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

Ah, January. It’s the perfect time to step back, take stock of your digital life, and set yourself up for a year packed with pleasure-producing productivity. Oh, and you also might make a few overly ambitious resolutions we all know […]


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10 Android tips you shouldn’t miss from 2022

December 16, 2022

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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How to transfer data from Android to an iPhone

December 2, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Every year when a new iPhone hits the market or the holiday shopping season comes around, countless Android users make the switch to iOS. It’s not the most surprising thing; Apple continues to put out quality smartphones that dominate the […]


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ASUS Reveals Roadmap for Android 13 Update: ZenFone 9 First to Experience Update

November 15, 2022

Via: Tech Times

ASUS has revealed the roadmap for a future Android 13 update. The first smartphone that could experience this update is the ZenFone 9. ASUS Reveals the Roadmap for What Devices Will Get the Android 13 Update According to the story […]


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How to control what apps send notifications to your Android

November 1, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Android is a great mobile operating system that keeps me constantly in the know. With a notification system that ensures I don’t miss a beat, I can be sure that very little slips by me. However, I do not need […]


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A wild new way to use Android widgets

October 5, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

When we Androidians think about widgets, we tend to think about our humble home screens. Makes sense, right? That’s where widgets have traditionally existed here in the land o’ Android (with one short-lived exception, anyway, but Google’s convinced we’ve forgotten […]


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7 secrets for a smarter Android Chrome experience

September 29, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Let’s face it: This wishy-washy world wide web of ours can sometimes be an endless-seeming series of nuisances and annoyances. And while you can take total control of most parts of your Android experience, the web itself is far more […]


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How to quickly find and delete unused applications on Android 13

September 20, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Honest answers only! Do you use every app installed on your Android device? If not, why do you keep those unused apps installed? You might not have ever considered this, but it is not beyond the realm of the possibility […]


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Got a Google Pixel? Flip this secret Android 13 switch

August 31, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Friends, Android-appreciators, fellow Pixel-persons — listen up, for what I’m about to tell you may very well change how you think about getting around your favorite Googley phone: No matter what you’ve seen with Android 13 so far or how […]


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5 out-of-sight superpowers for Google Contacts on Android

August 24, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Quick: What’s the most exciting app on your Android phone right now? Just a hunch here, but I’m gonna go out on a limb and say Google Contacts probably wasn’t your answer. And why would it be? Your phone’s virtual […]


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What is Private DNS Mode on Android and how do you enable it?

August 16, 2022

Via: ZDnet

DNS stands for Domain Name Service, and it’s at the heart of the internet. DNS makes it such that you don’t have to type an IP address to get where you want to go. Without DNS, instead of just typing, […]


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Google makes its latest case on why iPhone users should switch to Android

June 29, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Back in April, Google launched a “Switch to Android” iOS app that first worked with Pixel phones. Availability is now expanding to all Android 12 phones as Google makes its case for why iPhone users should switch. Pixel compatibility with […]


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How to mark text messages as spam and block senders on Android

June 28, 2022

Via: ZDNet

I don’t know about you, but the amount of spam and possibly malicious SMS messages I receive these days is overwhelming. Daily, I probably receive anywhere from 20-50 such text messages on my Android device. Although stopping this altogether is […]


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6 Android settings for smarter notifications

May 27, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Ah, notifications. Has any other technological wonder managed to be so incredibly helpful and so impossibly irritating at the same time? Notifications truly are one of our smartphones’ greatest strengths — and one of their most irksome annoyances. They keep […]


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Android 101: how to update Android apps

May 25, 2022

Via: The Verge

It’s always a good idea to keep your Android apps updated to make sure you have the latest security and bug fixes. Plus, you might be missing out on newly added features. If you don’t have automatic updates enabled, you’ll […]


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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, […]