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Google Duo integration now available in Phone, Contacts and Messages apps (for some phones)

Google is making it easier for users to make video calls using its own video calling app – Duo. Starting this week, owners of select Android smartphones will be able to make Duo calls right from their device’s Android Phone, Contacts, and Android Messages apps. From within the phone app, you’ll be able to initiate […]

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Google inks non-exclusive $1.1B deal with HTC

Google on Thursday announced that it has entered into a $1.1 billion cooperation with Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC. Under the arrangement, Google gains a team of HTC employees, a number of which had already worked together on the Pixel smartphone.  Moreover, Google receives non-exclusive licenses to some of HTC’s intellectual property. As a pioneer of […]

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Android Oreo bug disables mobile data on Nexus and Pixel devices

Google officially unveiled the latest version of its mobile operating system, Android Oreo 8.0 last month. This is said to be the fastest and the safest version of Android yet and it comes with some interesting features and background improvements. But some Android Oreo users, owners of Google Nexus and Pixel devices have taken to […]

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Android 8.0 Oreo update list

Android 8.0 is here and it is as sweet as ever. With new upgrades and under-the-hood fixes, it promises to be a fantastic upgrade. We’re excited to see how the floating picture-in-picture and grouped notifications change how we use our phones on a day-to-day basis. While it’s a given that the newest flavor of Android […]

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Android 8.0 Oreo update list

Android 8.0 is here and it is as sweet as ever. With new upgrades and under-the-hood fixes, it promises to be a fantastic upgrade. We’re excited to see how the floating picture-in-picture and grouped notifications change how we use our phones on a day-to-day basis. While it’s a given that the newest flavor of Android […]

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Google Contacts app now available for any device running Android 5.0 Lollipop and up

Owners of Nexus, Pixel, Android One or Google Play Edition devices are probably familiar with Google’s Contacts app. The application was so far exclusively available for these devices, but starting this week Google has expanded its availability to include any Android phone or tablet running Android 5.0 Lollipop or above. If you have a compatible […]

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How to install the newest Android O beta on your Nexus or Pixel phone the easy way

As many of you likely know, Google is in the midst of releasing its next version of Android to the public. Known only as the “O” release today, it’s currently offered as a beta update to users who own select models of smartphones. Those of you who like to be up on things as soon […]

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OnePlus has a long way to go

When Google announced the Pixel, it signified the end of an era – no longer would Google play the foil to Samsung and LG, the money-grubbing, flagship peddling corporate whores. But who would take up the mantle? In my head, it was unquestionably OnePlus – which, at the time was fresh out of its ill-advised […]

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Instant Tethering now available for Pixel and (some) Nexus owners

Tethering – in case you aren’t familiar with the term – means being able to use your Android phone like a wireless models, usually for another Wi-Fi only device like a tablet. This gives you internet access on the go, regardless of your location. However, you’ll usually have to go through a few steps to […]

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Most Popular Android Downloads and Posts of 2016

2016 was an exciting year for Android fans. Google released Android Nougat which finally added split-screen mode,a pair of brand new Pixel phones hit the streets, and did we mention Pokémon Go came out? Here are our biggest posts and downloads for Android this year.

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