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Google’s Android dev team holding another AMA session on Reddit

The Android engineering team is getting ready for an AMA session on Reddit. As you know, brands and celebrities can host Ask-Me-Anything sessions on the website to have questions of fans and the public about anything answered. It is a good way for a tech giant like Google to reach out to the customers and […]

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Google Messages updated with Bubbles from Android 11

Last year, we told you that Google was testing out floating bubbles in the Android Messages app. Earlier last month, we discovered Facebook Messenger would use Android 11 Bubbles over old chat heads. Now we’ve got information Google Messages is supporting the Bubbles feature from the new Android version. It is still in beta but […]

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Nearby Sharing feature available in beta for some Android devices

Our last update about Android’s Nearby Sharing feature mentioned that non-Android devices may get the file-sharing feature soon. Nearby Sharing has been a regular subject here. It’s an important feature from Android that most of us have been waiting for since forever. It’s the Android version of Apple’s AirDrop. The file-sharing feature is needed because […]

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Google will not require OEMs to implement device controls, conversations for Android 11

Us mere mortals don’t know everything about Android 11 ahead of its expected release this third quarter but developers and OEMs are of course privy to details about it. Now a document called Android Compatibility Definition Document (CDD) which is released with each every new version of Android has apparently leaked. And while it doesn’t […]

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Android 11 Dev Preview for Android TV available for download

In the past few months, the world has changed. We can’t say for better or worse because, despite the pandemic situation, the earth has been healing. No, we’re not discussing health and politics here but just one of the notable changes we’ve seen–increase in screen time. Definitely, most parts of the world have more people […]

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Why Google’s Android updates are overrated for Samsung phones now

There’s always a lot of excitement for Google’s Android updates. The company releases a major OS update every year with new features and improvements. There’s always a beta program for select devices and its Pixel smartphones are always the first to get the new update. Third-party OEMs that sell Android devices release the update for […]

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Android 11 Beta brings new ways to communicate, control devices

The Android 11 Beta release has finally happened. The official launch was supposed to take place last week, June 3rd, but was postponed. The team didn’t explain the reason but only said “now is not the time to celebrate”. We weren’t sure then if it was because of something related to the pandemic, the death […]

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Android 11 brings new Device Controls feature with Google Home app support

More Android 11 details have been shared by XDA editor Mishaal Rahman. He won’t stop sharing his knowledge until Google officially releases the new Android OS version. Not that we have no idea about the new mobile OS since several Developer Previews have rolled out already but there are new interesting features and more improvements […]

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Samsung smartphones must feature seamless updates with Android 11

Google had introduced the seamless updates feature with Android 7.0 in 2016, but the company hadn’t made it mandatory for Android smartphone vendors to use it. As a result, smartphones and tablets from most brands, including Samsung, lacked support for seamless updates, but that will change next year.According to a change that Google recently made […]

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