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android-screen-900Android is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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How To Make Your Twitter Account Private
Sometimes you want to share your thoughts and feelings on Twitter without the whole world knowing how you feel, which is why setting your Twitter account to private might be a good idea if you just want to share certain things with friends and the people you know.

Google Will Bring End-To-End Encryption To Its RCS Messages
One of the features of Apple’s iMessages is that they are end-to-end encrypted. This is more or less the standard that we can expect from most communications apps these days, but oddly enough, Google’s Messages aren’t. However, the good news is that Google has since announced that they will be implementing end-to-end encryption soon.

OnePlus Nord N10, N100 Will Only Get One Major Android Update
As some of you might have heard, OnePlus will be bringing a different version of the OnePlus Nord to the US markets in the form of the OnePlus Nord N10 5G and N100. This isn’t too surprising as region-variants of phones do happen from time to time, but what’s surprising is OnePlus’ take on Android updates.

Google Created An App That Lets Creditors Lock Your Financed Phone
When you think about how expensive our smartphones are these days, it’s not surprising that many carriers offer installment plans that lets you buy a phone and pay it back over a contract of typically 24-months. However, from time to time, people do default on their payments for a variety of reasons.

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WhatsApp Launches New Disappearing Messages Feature
While our phones are encrypted and prevents people from unlocking it unless we authorize them, that doesn’t mean that all our contents are 100% secure. This is why despite it sometimes being a bit redundant and inefficient, having extra layers of security might not be a bad idea, especially if you deal with sensitive information.

Crash Bandicoot Will Arrive On iOS And Android In 2021
Earlier this year, it was announced that a Crash Bandicoot game for iOS and Android devices was in development. King, the developer of the game, did not mention when the game would be released at that point in time, but it looks like we now have a timeframe to look forward to and that is in the spring of 2021.

WhatsApp’s New Feature Lets You Mute Chats Indefinitely
We all have that one friend or one relative that loves sending us all kinds of weird random crap on WhatsApp. Or sometimes there are group chats that just won’t keep quiet throughout the day. It can be annoying, which is why WhatsApp has a mute feature. Oddly enough, this mute feature was kind of limited.

This App Lets You Install Google Services Onto Huawei Phones
As many of you know, Huawei’s more recent smartphones do not come with Google Play Services installed on them due to the company being on the US Entity List. This prevents them from doing business with US companies, such as Google, however, there is some good news on that front.

YouTube Will Finally Let You Set The Default Video Quality
YouTube is smart in the sense that it can detect your internet connection and based on that, it will automatically adjust your video quality to ensure that your stream does not get interrupted. However, we get that some users don’t actually enjoy this feature as they might want to set a higher quality setting by default, or a lower quality setting by default.

Google Chrome For Mobile Just Got A Lot More Secure
Due to the fact that mobile and desktop apps are created for different platforms, sometimes certain features of the desktop aren’t available on mobile and vice versa. However, the good news for Google Chrome users on mobile is that Google is beefing up the security on the mobile version of the browser.

How To Cancel Your Disney+ Subscription
Disney+ is Disney’s attempt at creating a video streaming service. The platform is home to many popular Disney franchises, but if maybe it’s not quite your thing, not to worry because cancelling your subscription is a piece of cake.

Google Assistant Can Now Stay On Hold For You While You Do Other Stuff
Sometimes when you try to get in touch with a company’s customer service, depending on the volume of calls and complexity of your question, you might need to be put on hold. This is fine, but sometimes it can be a bit of a wait in which you can’t really do anything else except to wait, but not anymore.

Google Meet For iOS And Android Now Supports Noise Cancellation
Given that we all don’t live or work in acoustically-treated rooms, there is bound to be echoes whenever we speak into a microphone, like during a video conferencing call. This is why more often than not, a lot of video calls tend to not have the best sound quality. However, Google Meet is changing that.

How To Cancel Your Apple Music Subscription
Thinking about canceling your Apple Music subscription? It’s actually pretty easy and straightforward, so read on to find out how to cancel your Apple Music subscription.