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Background Location Access To Require Google Play Approval

Background Location Access To Require Google Play Approval

There's quite a few new features coming in Android 11 and one of them is is a new approval system that developers will have to comply with, as it will require approval from Google Play to grant access
Google Cuts Developers Some Slack Until 2021 With Android 11

Google Cuts Developers Some Slack Until 2021 With Android 11

Google is reportedly taking a measured approach with Android 11 and giving developers until near the end of 2021 to adjust their apps to target the incoming platform. The timeline falls in with
Android 11 Brings A Semi-Useful Motion Sense Gesture To Pixel 4

Android 11 Brings A Semi-Useful Motion Sense Gesture To Pixel 4

In Android 11, we're seeing a new Motion Sense gesture available for the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, which is the ability to pause music. It is a somewhat useful gesture for the Pixel 4, but where the
Android 11 Lets You Kill Notifications While Using The Camera

Android 11 Lets You Kill Notifications While Using The Camera

Google is looking to solve problems created by stray notifications, vibrations, and ringtones that crop up while using the camera in Android 11. That's based on recent reports highlighting new API
Android 11 Brings Back Native Screen Recording Feature

Android 11 Brings Back Native Screen Recording Feature

Google just released the first developer preview of Android 11 and it looks to be reviving the native screen recording feature that first showed up in Android 10. Worth noting is that the feature was
Android 11 Can Now Show Your Screen's Refresh Rate

Android 11 Can Now Show Your Screen's Refresh Rate

With most smartphones coming in 2020 with a high refresh rate display, it makes sense that Android 11 would bring an option to show that refresh rate on the screen. It's a new option that you can turn
Android 11 Brings A New Dedicated "Conversations" Section To Notifications

Android 11 Brings A New Dedicated "Conversations" Section To Notifications

Android 11 is bringing a new section to notifications, called "Conversations". The point of this new section is to highlight notifications from messaging apps like Hangouts, WhatsApp, Telegram and
Here's All The Cool Features Coming In Android 11

Here's All The Cool Features Coming In Android 11

This post will be updated as new features are discovered with each subsequent preview release Android 11 is here and that means new features are on the horizon, so here's what's coming with this
You Can Finally Set Dark Mode To Enable At Certain Times, In Android 11

You Can Finally Set Dark Mode To Enable At Certain Times, In Android 11

Starting in Android 11, you will be able to set Dark Mode to turn on at sunset, or at a specific time that you set. It's a feature that just about every manufacturer included in their phones two years
First-Generation Pixel Won't Be Getting Android 11

First-Generation Pixel Won't Be Getting Android 11

As many had feared, the original Google Pixel line won't be getting Android 11. Google released the first preview for Android 11 today, and it is available for all of the Pixel smartphones, except for

Start your engines! Download the Android 11 Developer Preview for your Google Pixel now!

We are only midway through February but Google has already flipped the switch to release the very first Developer Preview of Android 11 for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and the Pixel 4. Factory
The Android 11 Developer Preview Is Here!

The Android 11 Developer Preview Is Here!

Google has just dropped the Android 11 Developer Preview, and you can try it out on the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a and Pixel 4 smartphones right now. Yes, you read that right, no support for the
Galaxy S20 Supports Wireless Android Auto

Galaxy S20 Supports Wireless Android Auto

The Samsung Galaxy S20 does indeed support wireless Android Auto. What this means is that you're going to be able to get in the car and it will automatically connect to your car and put Android Auto

The next ASUS ROG Phone will feature Google Stadia out of the box

We weren’t sure if ASUS was committed to producing a successor to the ROG Phone II but thanks to the announcement of a partnership between Google Stadia and ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has revealed
Galaxy S20 Will Switch to 60Hz When Battery Gets Low

Galaxy S20 Will Switch to 60Hz When Battery Gets Low

Much like the Pixel 4, the Galaxy S20 won't stay at its high refresh rate all of the time. According to Samsung, the Galaxy S20 is going to drop down to 60Hz in some circumstances, including when the
Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ vs Galaxy S20 Ultra

Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ vs Galaxy S20 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ is still Samsung's most powerful 'Note' device. Samsung had recently introduced its new flagship smartphone series, the Galaxy S20. That being said, we're here to compare

[Deal] Check out Aukey’s mid-week accessory deals and save up to 40%

As we negotiate the mid-week hump Aukey is back with some charging accessory deals to help you power through to the other side. With reductions on GaN wall chargers and power cables, all available
Hulu Takes The Crown As The Most Popular Streaming Live TV Service

Hulu Takes The Crown As The Most Popular Streaming Live TV Service

Hulu is now the most popular streaming live TV service in the US, after Sling TV announced that it lost 94,000 subscribers last quarter, dipping below three million users. While Hulu announced that

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold 2 could have a bigger display and an S Pen for increased productivity

Less than a week after Galaxy Z Flip pre-orders began shipping it seems that Samsung is already prepping its third foldable smartphone in the form of the Galaxy Fold 2. This time around, if the leaks
Verizon Details Galaxy S20 Pre-Order Promotions

Verizon Details Galaxy S20 Pre-Order Promotions

With Galaxy S20 pre-orders starting this Friday, Verizon has finally detailed the promotions they will be offering when the devices go up for pre-order on February 21. Verizon has also detailed