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YouTube Android APK Teardown Reveals Possible Dark Mode

11/17/2017, Nowadays it seems that developers are adding “dark mode” as an option to their websites, apps, and so on. In fact earlier this year YouTube launched a dark mode for its desktop website, but for those wondering about whether or not it will be applied...

OnePlus 5T To Get Android 8.0 Update Early 2018

11/17/2017, Despite having been launched months after Google made Android 8.0 Oreo available to the public, the OnePlus 5T was launched with Android Nougat instead. It is a tad disappointing, but the good news is that OnePlus 5T owners won’t have to wait too long...

Twitter’s Tweetstorm Feature Starts Showing Up In The Android App

11/17/2017, twitter logoWhile Twitter is allowing users to tweet out longer tweets by expanding the character limit, sometimes there are certain things you can’t say in 280-characters. This is where “tweetstorming” comes in, where basically users tweet out...

Report Claims Android Is The Most Targeted By Malware

11/16/2017, Malware, viruses, hacks; those are security issues that aren’t exactly new, but unfortunately it seems that some platforms are more affected than most. According to Nokia’s latest Threat Intelligence Report, it seems that they have discovered that...

New Android Exploit Tricks Users Into Recording Screen Content

11/16/2017, A new Android exploit has been discovered which tricks users into recording the contents of their screen. The exploit has been discovered by MWR InfoSecurity and it’s present on Android versions 5.0 to 7.1. As previously mentioned, it tricks users...

Duolingo’s Language Learning App Adds A Mandarin Course

11/16/2017, The beauty of our smartphones is that we are essentially carrying a computer in our pockets, which means that we are able to do a ton of things while on the go, such as learning a new language. If you’re interested in picking up a new language, chances...

Essential Phone Android Oreo Beta Program Open To All

11/15/2017, If you’re wondering when your Essential Phone will be getting its Android 8.0 Oreo update, last we heard back in September, the company had announced that the Oreo update would be released in the next few months, and the good news is that you can...

HTC U11 In Taiwan Receives Android 8.0 Oreo Update

11/15/2017, Given that the HTC U11 is HTC’s flagship phone for 2017, it didn’t really come as a surprise to learn that HTC would be updating the handset’s operating system to the latest version of Android. In fact a report from last month suggested that the...

Adobe Scan Updated With Automatic Document Detection

11/14/2017, Earlier this year Adobe introduced an app called Scan, which for the most part does what quite a few apps do, which is that it lets users “scan” documents using their phones and turns them into editable files (PDFs in this case). However what if you...

Google Assistant For Tablets Could Be Coming Soon

11/13/2017, When Google Assistant was first introduced, it was assumed that just like other Android features, it would be available for all Android devices. However it seemed that Google was attempting to do something different with its Pixel phones and made Google...

Android 8.1 Will Reduce File Sizes Of Inactive Apps

11/10/2017, An advantage that Android devices typically have over the iPhone is expandable storage. This means that photos, videos, and other media can be moved over onto an SD card, while the phone’s main memory can store apps, which can come in handy if you own a...

Ubisoft Releases South Park: Phone Destroyer For Mobile

11/10/2017, If you’ve always wanted to enjoy a South Park video game on your mobile device, you will be pleased to learn that Ubisoft and RedLynx have released South Park: Phone Destroyer for both iOS and Android devices. The game was originally announced at E3...

Google To Open API For The Pixel 2’s Driving Do-Not-Disturb Mode

11/10/2017, By now thanks to all the PSAs, warnings, and also reports of people getting into accidents while driving because they were using their phones and not paying attention to the road, you would hope that drivers would stop using their devices as they drive....