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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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Groove Music for Android and iOS will be retired

Microsoft announced today that it will retire the Groove Music applications for Google's Android and Apple's iOS operating systems on December 1, 2018. The applications won't work anymore from December 1, 2018 […]

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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 […]

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List the trackers that apps use on Google Play

Google Play is the primary application store for Android applications. Most Android devices ship with Google Play installed by default and most Android users use it to browse, find and install applications […]

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Lumen Privacy Monitor monitors Android apps tracking

Lumen Privacy Monitor is a free application for Google Android that monitors connections that applications make on a device it runs on to uncover communication with tracking servers and data collecting. Created […]

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Addons Detector for Android review

Addons Detector is a free application for Google's Android operating system that reveals which addon packages installed applications use among other things. You may use it to find out which apps include […]

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Chrome 64 for Android cuts URLs automatically when you share them

Links are the lifeblood of the Internet. They point from one site to another and are often used to connect similar resources with each other, for attribution, or research. Links can be […]

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Video Background Play Fix for Firefox Mobile

Some video hosting sites like YouTube block playback the moment you switch to another tab in the browser that you are using. This may not be desirable, for example, when you play […]

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Why I won't use YouTube Go

After launching YouTube Go in India about a year ago, Google is in the process of rolling out YouTube Go to more than 130 countries. While the app may not yet be […]

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Google's Location History tracking is creepier than thought

Research by online magazine Quartz suggests that Android's Location History feature tracks more data than initially thought. Location History "helps you get better results and recommendations on Google products" according to Google. […]

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ProtonVPN Android promises free bandwidth unrestricted service without ads

Proton Technologies, best known for the secure email service ProtonMail launched ProtonVPN for Android today. The company launched ProtonVPN to the public last year but had to shut down registration soon after […]

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Measure your WiFi Throughput with Fritz!App WLAN

Depending on where you live, setting up a wireless network may be as easy as plugging in the router and connecting your devices to the network. If you are unlucky, however, you […]

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Haven turns old Android phones into privacy-respecting home security systems

Haven is a free application for Google's Android operating system that turns any Android device into a privacy-respecting home security system endorsed by Edward Snowden, the Guardian Project and Freedom of the […]