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Dropbox’s Document Scanner Finally Arrives On Android

04/13/2017, The problem with developing for different platforms is that developers typically choose to focus on one first before moving onto the next one. This usually results in an app getting new features for one platform first before the feature arrives for the...

Latest WhatsApp Beta For Android Adds Shortcut For Text Formatting

04/13/2017, Last year WhatsApp introduced rich formatting for messages which meant that users could now send messages in bold, italics, or strikeout. However to send these messages, you’d need to memorize the code for each of the formatting. This isn’t really...

Huawei Reportedly Already Testing Android O For The Mate 9

04/12/2017, One of the many complaints that users have against Android is the fact that it takes OEMs too long to issue updates, especially when it comes to major Android builds where we would only see a release several months after Google has made it available....

Google Play Carrier Billing Extended To Boost Mobile

04/10/2017, If you’re the sort of person who likes having their bills consolidated as much as possible, then you might be pleased to learn that Google has expanded its carrier billing to Boost Mobile in the US. What this means is that your Google Play Store...

LastPass Shares Autofill Features For Android O

04/09/2017, It is usually suggested that we use different passwords for different services, as opposed the same one. The idea is that should someone get ahold of one of your passwords, only that account would be compromised as opposed to everything. However...

OnePlus Mum On Nougat Update For OnePlus 2

04/09/2017, As far as OnePlus handsets are concerned, the OnePlus 3 and 3T were on the receiving end of the Android 7.0 Nougat update back in December 2016. This means that the original OnePlus One, the OnePlus 2, and the OnePlus X are the only handsets that do not...

Security Researcher Reveals Android And iOS WiFi Security Flaw

04/06/2017, No software is completely free of bugs, but the extent of the bugs can range in terms of severity, whether it be an annoying issue that causes apps to crash, to one in which it allows hackers to easily hack into your device and access it. Recently a...

Android O Will Feature Self-Destructing Notifications

04/06/2017, We receive notifications on our phones all the time, and since we’re all busy with our daily lives, it would be impossible to attend to all these notifications all the time. This means that these notifications can pile up, and maybe some of them might...

Android Wear 2.0 Rolling Out To LG G Watch R & Watch Urbane

04/06/2017, So we know that Android Wear 2.0 has been slowly making its way to Android Wear devices, although recently there was a bit of a hold up due to a bug that Google discovered at the last minute. That being said if you own an LG Android Wear device, you’ll...

Latest Android Distribution Figures Shows Nougat At Nearly 5%

04/06/2017, Last month according to the latest Android distribution figures, it was revealed that Android 7.0 Nougat was sitting at around 2.8% of all Android devices. However fast forward to April, it seems that those numbers have improved rather drastically because...

This App Lets You Remap The Galaxy S8’s Dedicated Bixby Button

04/06/2017, With there being so many voice assistant AI software already available in the market, Samsung’s Bixby will definitely face some stiff competition when it launches alongside the release of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Whether or not it’ll live up to the hype...

Google Assistant Button Now Available In Allo

04/06/2017, About a week ago we reported that Google’s Allo app would be getting a bunch of new features. These features weren’t confirmed by Google at that time and was actually discovered after doing a bit of digging. One of those features is that the app would...

Apple Music For Android Gets A Design Overhaul

04/04/2017, While Google has had no qualms with bringing over its apps and services onto iOS, the same can’t really be said for Apple who has largely kept itself out of other platforms, at least until more recent times where Apple launched Apple Music for Android...

Google Launches PAX, Hopes To Put An End To Patent Trolls

04/04/2017, If a company has been found to have infringed upon another company’s patent, a lawsuit usually occurs. Sometimes it is justified especially when the infringement is pretty blatant, but sometimes the patent in question is just so vague that we guess it...