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Android 11 Developer Preview just released: It’s 1 louder

Android 11 Developer Preview just released: It’s 1 louder

Today Android 11 was released in a Developer Preview for the masses. This new version of the Android operating system from Google includes significant changes in APIs for 5G, media, biometrics,
Android 11 Developer Preview just released: It’s 1 louder

Android 11 Developer Preview just released: It’s 1 louder

Today Android 11 was released in a Developer Preview for the masses. This new version of the Android operating system from Google includes significant changes in APIs for 5G, media, biometrics,
Twitter acquired Chroma Labs, expect Stories later this year

Twitter acquired Chroma Labs, expect Stories later this year

Twitter just acquired a group of creators operating under the title Chroma Labs. They started their business in 2018 and quickly came to prominence with their Chroma Stories app. This app allowed
Twitter acquired Chroma Labs, expect Stories later this year

Twitter acquired Chroma Labs, expect Stories later this year

Twitter just acquired a group of creators operating under the title Chroma Labs. They started their business in 2018 and quickly came to prominence with their Chroma Stories app. This app allowed
Update This WordPress Plugin to Prevent a Site-Hijacking Attack

Update This WordPress Plugin to Prevent a Site-Hijacking Attack

I use WordPress to power my mighty little corner on the internet, and I confess, I’ve been lazy about keeping my various plugins and themes updated. My site is pretty basic, so the thought never came
Magic gallery with every new device wallpaper shows Google Photos’ weakness

Magic gallery with every new device wallpaper shows Google Photos’ weakness

Today we were graced with the gift of a gallery that magically updates whenever a new smart device is released. This gallery seemed to be giving us every wallpaper from every major smartphone over the
Magic gallery with every new device wallpaper shows Google Photos’ weakness

Magic gallery with every new device wallpaper shows Google Photos’ weakness

Today we were graced with the gift of a gallery that magically updates whenever a new smart device is released. This gallery seemed to be giving us every wallpaper from every major smartphone over the

Emoji Kitchen: Google starts mixing emojis in Android

A new iteration of the Gboard Beta app for Android – made by Google – appeared today with a new concept in the emoji universe. They look like emoji images, but they’re stickers. Because they’re not

Emoji Kitchen: Google starts mixing emojis in Android

A new iteration of the Gboard Beta app for Android – made by Google – appeared today with a new concept in the emoji universe. They look like emoji images, but they’re stickers. Because they’re not

Chromebooks will now get up to eight years of updates (Update: Two eligible so far)

Update 1: 2020/01/21 10:35am PST This post previously said that all Chromebooks launched in 2020 and beyond would receive eight years of updates, but Google's blog post doesn't explicitly say
Netflix, turn off autoplay: Simple step-by-step at last!

Netflix, turn off autoplay: Simple step-by-step at last!

Today we’re able to turn off autoplay on Netflix, at long last. Two different forms of “autoplay” were given an OFF switch today for the greater good of streaming content everywhere. One of these
Netflix, turn off autoplay: Simple step-by-step at last!

Netflix, turn off autoplay: Simple step-by-step at last!

Today we’re able to turn off autoplay on Netflix, at long last. Two different forms of “autoplay” were given an OFF switch today for the greater good of streaming content everywhere. One of these
Samsung Galaxy S2 is new world’s longest-updated phone with unofficial Android 10

Samsung Galaxy S2 is new world’s longest-updated phone with unofficial Android 10

If you’re willing to use unofficially-developed software coded by 3rd-party users, your phone can probably last well beyond its creator’s official end-of-support date. Case in point: The Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S2 is new world’s longest-updated phone with unofficial Android 10

Samsung Galaxy S2 is new world’s longest-updated phone with unofficial Android 10

If you’re willing to use unofficially-developed software coded by 3rd-party users, your phone can probably last well beyond its creator’s official end-of-support date. Case in point: The Samsung
Samsung Android 10 update shocks Galaxy Note 9 users in USA

Samsung Android 10 update shocks Galaxy Note 9 users in USA

Today we’re taking a peek at the latest update from Samsung on the Android 10 front – appearing here for the Galaxy Note 9 at long last. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen this software on this
Samsung Android 10 update shocks Galaxy Note 9 users in USA

Samsung Android 10 update shocks Galaxy Note 9 users in USA

Today we’re taking a peek at the latest update from Samsung on the Android 10 front – appearing here for the Galaxy Note 9 at long last. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen this software on this
Unlocking the bootloader on the T-Mobile OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren breaks your ability to install updates (Update: Potential fix)

Unlocking the bootloader on the T-Mobile OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren breaks your ability to install updates (Update: Potential fix)

Update 1: 2020/01/26 8:27am PST Developers may have made a fix Owners of the T-Mobile-exclusive OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren interested in bootloader unlocking the device for root or ROM purposes
Sonos kills support for legacy devices, potentially nerfing updates for your whole Sonos system (Update: CEO apology)

Sonos kills support for legacy devices, potentially nerfing updates for your whole Sonos system (Update: CEO apology)

Update 1: 2020/01/23 2:36pm PST Apparently if news of Sonos neutering its legacy hardware rubbed you the wrong way, you're not alone — not by a long shot. The backlash against this week's
Pokemon GO code future features and the Rarest Shiny Pokemon potential

Pokemon GO code future features and the Rarest Shiny Pokemon potential

A new bit of Pokemon GO code appeared in the latest version of the game’s app file that allows us to see the near-future of the game, here and now. Thanks to the efforts of the folks that call