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reachability cursor

Control big Android devices better with a single hand

Reachability Cursor: one-handed mode mouse pointer is a new application for Google Android to control big Android devices with a single hand. Smartphones seem to get bigger with every passing year; while […]

Disable notifications on Android's lock screen

Recent versions of the Android operating system display notifications on the lock screen of the device by default. Some users may like this as it gives them access to notifications on first […]

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Improve your privacy on Android with Bouncer

Bouncer is a new paid application for Google's Android operating system designed to give users more control over application permissions. Permissions give applications extra things that they may access or do and […]

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Enable the dark theme in the Android YouTube app

Google began to roll out dark theme support for the company's YouTube application for the Android operating system yesterday. The company started tests months ago but only a select few Android users […]

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Google last again in Android antivirus ranking (2018)

Google Play Protect does not protect Android devices against malware attacks very well according to latest test results of German company AV-Test. The result confirms previous tests that AV Test and AV […]

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Microsoft Edge for Android gets translate functionality

Microsoft Edge for Android will soon get a new feature that adds native translate functionality to the mobile web browser. Microsoft launched Edge exclusively for Windows 10 in 2015 when it launched […]

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You can't sign out of the YouTube app on Android anymore

Google rolls out Incognito Mode for the YouTube application on Android at the time of writing; YouTube's incognito mode works similarly to Incognito Mode (private browsing) in Google Chrome in that it […]

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WhatsApp: hide media from individual chats in the Gallery

The latest best version of WhatsApp messenger for Android has a new feature that gives users more control over the visibility of media on their devices. The new version adds an option […]

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Google Podcasts for Android is a joke

Google revealed the initial release of Google Podcasts recently, a new attempt by the company to establish a podcasting application for Android. Google Podcasts is available on Google Play; unlike other apps […]

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Microsoft debuts ad-blocker in Edge for Android

The most recent version of Microsoft Edge for Android includes built-in ad-blocking functionality that users of the web browser may enable. Microsoft released Microsoft Edge, a new web browser for Windows 10 […]

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Disable Google News notifications on Android

If you operate an Android device regularly or from time to time you may have noticed that news headlines are displayed in the notifications area regularly. While any news app may display […]

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Google pushes big Datally update for Android

Google released a new version of the company's data compression app Datally for Android yesterday; the update introduces new¬† features and improves others. The company launched the Datally application for Android in […]

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How to use Android Messages on the desktop

Google revealed five new features for Android's default messaging app Messages yesterday. The first advertised feature unlocks options to read and send texts from desktop computer systems. The new feature works similarly […]

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Netflix for Android update brings fast forward button

If you happen to watch Netflix on your Android devices using the company's official application, you may have noticed already that the application's interface changed after the most recent update the company […]

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Copy text from any Android app with Universal Copy

Universal Copy is a free application for Google's Android operating system that you may use to copy any text that you encounter on devices running Android. While you can copy text from […]

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Receive call and message notifications from select Android contacts only

Before I go to sleep each night I switch my Android device to silent mode so that my sleep is not disrupted by calls, messages or notifications on the device. I'm a […]

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Use personalDNSfilter to block advertisement on Android

Android device owners have a couple of options when it comes to blocking ads on their devices. One of the better options, as it is application independent and does not require root, […]

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Google locks out users on uncertified Android devices from Google Apps

Android device users who run Google apps on devices that are not certified by Google receive "Device is not certified by Google" messages when they attempt to open Google applications such as […]