Tag: Android

ARCore’s persistent Cloud Anchors keep AR objects around

It’s been roughly two years since Google launched ARCore, a software development kit for augmented reality apps on Android, iOS, and Chrome OS. The Mountain View company says that to date, it’s been used to create thousands of titles across hundreds of million devices. And this week, it’s set to improve on a number of […]

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Google launches Dart 2.5 with intelligent code completion, Flutter 1.9 with iOS 13 and macOS Catalina support

Google today released Dart 2.5 and Flutter 1.9. Dart 2.5 adds stronger support for calling C code and intelligent code completion, which leverages machine learning to help developers complete their code or identify the API they should use. Flutter 1.9 lets developers build for mobile and web apps from the same codebase. The new version […]

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Vivaldi web browser finally arrives on mobile

Vivaldi, the desktop browser company founded by Opera cofounder Jon von Tetzchner, is now offering its browser on mobile devices for the first time. The Norwegian startup, which launched its browser for desktop machines back in 2016, announced plans for an Android app earlier this year. In the intervening months, Vivaldi has been testing the […]

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What’s New In Android 10

The latest iteration of Android is finally here. Android 10 marks the beginning of a new naming tradition (just like iOS) with numbers. This time Android 10 focuses on three important themes – supporting bleeding edge technologies (like foldable smartphones & 5G Network), protecting users’ privacy, and enhancing the digital wellbeing controls. In this article, […]

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SanDisk iXPAND Wireless Charger + Automated Backups

Wireless chargers are typically not an exciting topic to cover as they differ only in maximum charging Wattage and price. However, WesternDigital/Sandisk have found the intersection between charging and backups, and this could save your data without requiring any effort. Advertising According to Avast, 25%-32% of smartphone users in different countries never backup their phones. […]

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Google Assistant’s Ambient Mode Will Turn Your Android Devices Into A Smart Display

What started out as smart speakers quickly evolved into what we know as smart displays. These are essentially smart speakers that come with a built-in display which can be used for video calls, watching videos, seeing who’s at the front door, and more. However, one of the downsides to such devices is that you’ll need […]

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Exploit Sellers Say There are More iPhone Hacks on the Market Than They’ve Ever Seen

Just a few days after Google revealed that sophisticated hackers—likely working for the Chinese government and who had access to a relatively large selection of iPhone attacks—had been hacking iPhones for years, a well-known broker of exploits said that the prices for iPhone exploits are not the most expensive in the market anymore. On Tuesday, […]

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Google starts rolling out Android 10 to Pixel phones

Google today pushed the latest source code for Android 10, formerly Android Q and the successor to Android 9.0 Pie, to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Google also started rolling out the latest version of its mobile operating system today as an over-the-air update to Pixel phones. If you don’t have a Pixel phone, […]

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ProBeat: Google may want to save Huawei’s Mate 30 launch

Huawei is expected to launch its Mate 30 smartphones, successors to the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, on September 18 in Munich, Germany. The unveiling will not be just another smartphone event. The launch will directly test the unintended consequences of the U.S. government’s ban on Huawei products. There are three possibilities here. Huawei […]

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Google expands security rewards to more Android apps, launches bug bounty program for data abuse

Google, which has already paid security researchers over $15 million since launching its bug bounty program in 2010, today increased the scope of its Google Play Security Reward Program (GPSRP). Security researchers will now be rewarded for finding bugs across all apps in Google Play with 100 million or more installs. At the same time, […]

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5th Planet Games launches Dawn of the Dragons: Ascension on PC

5th Planet Games has launched its latest free-to-play PC and mobile role-playing game, Dawn of the Dragons: Ascension. In addition, the Copenhagen, Denmark-based 5th Planet Games also announced that the PC game will debut on Kartridge, Kongregate’s new PC gaming platform. It’ll be a one-month exclusive there. Then, on September 30, 5th Planet Games will […]

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