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Your Phone app can now sync over mobile data  Windows Central · 23 hours
No Wi-Fi needed. What you need to know The Your Phone app for Windows 10 can now sync texts, photos, and notifications over mobile data. It's no longer necessary to... more
Scrolling screenshots are in the works for Android R says Dave Burke  9to5Google · 2 days
There are tons of Android features that show up first on OEM skins and eventually make their way to native Android. Today, Android VP... more
How gameplay works in Minecraft Earth  Windows Central · 2 days
Minecraft Earth is an upcoming Pokemon Go-like game from Microsoft, but it's also much more than that. Minecraft Earth has finally been revealed! Formerly codenamed "Genoa," Minecraft Earth is an upcoming free-to-play augmented reality (AR) game... more
Minecraft Earth: How monetization works (and doesn't)  Windows Central · 2 days
Microsoft talked about how monetization will work in the free-to-play Minecraft Earth. Here's what we know so far. Microsoft just unveiled Minecraft Earth, bringing the augmented reality (AR) world of Pokemon Go and combining... more
Tab Groups are now available to test in Chrome for Android [Gallery]  9to5Google · 3 days
Like most other people on the planet, I often have way too many Chrome tabs open at a time, both on my Chromebook and on... more
Android’s Live Transcribe will let you save transcriptions and show ‘sound events’  THE VERGE · 3 days
When Google released Live Transcribe this past February, it was a hugely important accessibility feature for people who are deaf or hard of hearing... more
Android Live Transcribe update will save transcripts & recognize laughing, applause, more  9to5Google · 3 days
Back in February, Google introduced Sound Amplifier and Live Transcribe for Android. An upcoming update to the latter app next month will let users... more
Google’s new plan to push Google Pay in India: cashback incentives in Android apps  TechCrunch · 3 days
Google is gunning for India’s payment companies. The U.S. search giant entered India’s payment space in 2017, and now it... more
Steam Link now lets you beam Steam games to your iOS devices  TechCrunch · 4 days
About a year ago, Valve announced that it was building an application called Steam Link. It’d let you stream Steam games to your iOS... more
Google Keep preps Incognito Mode as dark theme nears launch [APK Insight]  9to5Google · 4 days
Last March, we spotted Google Keep readying a dark theme on Android. This dark overhaul is nearing a launch as of the latest update,... more
New Pokémon Rumble Rush mobile game is headed to iOS and Android  9to5Mac · 4 days
Today, The Pokémon Company has announced that fans will soon have yet another way to enjoy the series on their smartphones. The surprise announcement... more
There’s a reason Apple gives Android users a green bubble in iMessage  THE VERGE · 4 days
People have been left out of group chats, ghosted, and shamed about the fact that their texts show up as green bubbles in iMessage.... more
A new Pokémon mobile game just appeared  THE VERGE · 4 days
Seemingly out of nowhere, today has seen the release of a new Pokémon smartphone game called Pokémon Rumble Rush. Initially announced with... more
Best portable chargers and power banks for Android devices - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Looking for a pocket-size power bank for charging your Android smartphone on the go? Here are some top picks. more
WhatsApp exploit allowed targeted surveillance of Android users  9to5Google · 5 days
A recent exploit discovered within WhatsApp messenger has found that hackers could install surveillance software remotely on devices running the... more
Spotify’s Storylines are like Instagram Stories for musicians  THE VERGE · 5 days
Spotify is testing a new feature called Storyline that gives you behind-the-scenes information from artists about their songs. The information... more
Update WhatsApp now to avoid spyware installation from a single missed call  THE VERGE · 5 days
A vulnerability discovered in Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging app is being exploited to inject commercial spyware onto Android and iOS phones by simply calling the... more
WhatsApp discloses vulnerability that allowed Israeli spyware to be installed on iPhones  9to5Mac · 6 days
A report from The Financial Times this afternoon details a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed attackers to inject Israeli spyware onto phones. The malicious... more
Spotify brings its slimmed-down ‘Lite’ app to India  TechCrunch · 6 days
Spotify has launched a more slimmed-down version of its streaming music app in India, only months after its public debut in the country. The Android-only app, Spotify Lite is only 11 MB... more
Chrome for Android adds copy and share shortcuts to the address bar  9to5Google · 6 days
For the past two Chrome releases on Android, Google has been slowly rolling out very useful Omnibox shortcuts to quickly take action on links.... more
How to turn off or remove Digital Wellbeing on Google Pixel devices  9to5Google · 6 days
One of the most exciting additions to Android Pie was the suite of wellbeing tools Google was adding. Those tools aren’t going to be... more
Google, we have some questions video - CNET  CNET · 6 days
We've seen a lot of announcements, like the new Pixel 3A, the Nest Hub Max and even exciting Android Q features. But we want to know more. more
What phone are you using nowadays?  Windows Central · 6 days
In a post-Windows Phone, there's really not a lot of choices out there. Which camp did you (or will you) join? Android or iOS? With WhatsApp putting the (very, very) final nail in the coffin for... more
Android Q to Bring Bubble Notifications, Quick Replies, and Other Big New Features  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Google engineers and product managers have held several talks at Google I/O, disclosing new details about user experience and security improvements that... more
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Android Q Beta 3: Top 7 new features [Video]
Philips Hue bulbs can now be grouped together in ‘zones’
Android Fireside Chat at I/O 2019: Future of Wear OS, Fuchsia, and Foldables
Hands-on: The Google Assistant takeover is in full force with ‘driving mode’ [Video]
Apex Legends squad-based battle royale FPS coming to Android
Moleskine’s latest smart notebook connects with your Dropbox account
Android Q Beta 3: New gestures slim down the navigation bar, break menus w/ new ‘back’ swipe
Live Relay and Live Captions will enhance Android device accessibility options
[Update: Now generally available] All Android 7+ phones are now 2FA security keys for signing into Google