Tuesday , December 12 2017

You’ll soon be able to delete your embarrassing WhatsApp messages across all devices

It’s been one of the biggest troubles facing instant messaging since it began: what happens if you wish you’d never sent that text? This can be a particular problem for those of us who are part of multiple group chats with friends and family members, and are prone to sending …

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How to add more voice commands to your device

Those of us who have the good fortune of having Google Assistant on our phones are right now enjoying the ability to control our devices without having to lift a finger. Need directions?  Want to send a text while driving? Need to set a timer? Hear a joke? Turn off …

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Chrome for Android now lets you view saved passwords

The latest version of Chrome for Android has been released and allows you to view your saved passwords, which is a feature previously only available on the desktop variant of the browser. When you make an account on a website, Chrome gives you the option of saving your username and …

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High-octane shoot-’em-up Death Road to Canada lands on Android

It’s almost Halloween and we’ve got some good news for zombie fans out there: Death Road to Canada is now available on Android. The side-scrolling arcade action title, which hit iOS in March, is developed by Rocketcat Games and features old-school pixel graphics, hordes of zombies, tons of weapons and a banging …

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Android 8.1 preview rolling out to beta users, manual OTAs apparently halted

The Android 8.1 developer preview rolled out a couple of days ago and we, as well as many other fans, have been busy exploring all that it offers. This work-in-progress version of Android 8.1 is available to Nexus and Pixel users, and it was relatively easy to install, though Google has …

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Google Pixel 2 “clicking” noises fix incoming, NFC to blame

We reported on a Google Pixel 2 issue regarding clicking and high-pitched sounds earlier this week. It’s one of the most discussed topics over at the Google Product Forums right now, alongside the numerous discussions on screen quality. Thankfully, it seems that Google has a fix coming soon. Community Manager Orrin …

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Starting Android App development with RxJava 2.0

Upgrading to the latest release of a library is usually as simple as changing the version number in your dependency configuration, but for RxJava users, making the switch to RxJava 2.0 isn’t quite so straightforward. For version 2.0, RxJava has been completely rewritten on top of the new Reactive Streams …

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Google extends Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL warranty period for “peace of mind”

Google’s latest Pixel phones have been the subject of much criticism since their release last week, with complaints ranging from odd device noises to screen defects. In an effort to quell any potential fears, Google’s VP of Product Management, Mario Queiroz, has posted a statement in the Google Product Forums …

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Google: Our Pixel displays are great, but we’ll tweak them anyway

Much ink has been spilled over the Pixel 2 XL’s display and its problems, including color shifting, a perceived lack of vibrancy, and burn-in. The issues are big enough to put some users off – including our own Nirave – even though not everyone would care or even notice them. …

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Hate bezels but love selfies? Check out the all-new OPPO F5

Boasting a powerful front-facing camera and AI beauty recognition technology, the OPPO F5 brings a Galaxy-esque bezel-less design at a fraction of the cost. Editor’s Pick OPPO R11 review OPPO certainly isn’t a name we hear very often in the West. Travel pretty much anywhere in China, however, and you’ll …

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