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Android's 'check for update' button will now finally do something - Digital Trends

Friday, September 22, 2017


Digital Trends

Android's 'check for update' button will now finally do something
Digital Trends
If you're an Android user, you likely know the pain of waiting for a new version of Android to hit your phone. That “check for update” button becomes the most-used feature on your device but you might not be aware that to date that button really hasn't ...
What's New In Android 8.0 Oreo SecurityThreatpost
RIP, Slow Android Update Rollouts: Mashing “Check for Update” Button Now Worth Doing AgainDroid Life
In Oreo, the button to check for Android updates now actually checks for updatesAndroid Central
Know Your Mobile -Android Headlines -Wccftech
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Register: Better In App Billing Testing on Android – Times Open - New York Times

Friday, September 22, 2017


New York Times

Register: Better In App Billing Testing on Android – Times Open
New York Times
Google Play Store's In-app Billing API makes purchases and subscriptions easy. In just a few calls, your app can purchase items and subscriptions, verify ...
Best Android Apps – Wine – September 2017Android Headlines

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The iPhone 8 retakes 'best camera' crown from Android, says DxO - TNW

Friday, September 22, 2017


TNW

The iPhone 8 retakes 'best camera' crown from Android, says DxO
TNW
The iPhone may have sparked the mobile photography revolution, but Android devices have matched or surpassed Apple's offering for several years now – at least according to metrics like DxOMark's intensive camera testing. Now Apple's fighting back.
Best AR apps: great augmented reality experiences - from ARKit to AndroidTechRadar

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Five to Try: Minecraft adds cross-platform fun, and XOutOf10 gives Android that iPhone X look - Greenbot

Friday, September 22, 2017


Greenbot

Five to Try: Minecraft adds cross-platform fun, and XOutOf10 gives Android that iPhone X look
Greenbot
Itching for some fresh fun with your Android phone? Look no further, because our weekly Five to Try column rounds up the week's biggest new app and game releases, as well as the most impactful updates. In fact, it's the updated version of Minecraft ...

Nokia Prepares Android Oreo For Flagship Smartphone - Forbes

Friday, September 22, 2017


Forbes

Nokia Prepares Android Oreo For Flagship Smartphone
Forbes
There's a certain mathematical comfort in realising that the Nokia 8 is going to be one of the first handsets available to the public that will be running Android 8. As Google puts the final touches to the Oreo update of its mobile operating system, it ...
The Nokia 8 is coming to India on September 26Android Central
Nokia 8 with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB ROM heading to US?Android Authority (blog)
Nokia 8 with 6GB RAM/128GB ROM coming to the US, confirms FCC certificationNokiapoweruser
The Indian Express -India Today -91Mobiles
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Don't Rely On an Unlock Pattern To Secure Your Android Phone - WIRED

Friday, September 22, 2017


WIRED

Don't Rely On an Unlock Pattern To Secure Your Android Phone
WIRED
Security researchers at the US Naval Academy and the University of Maryland Baltimore County this week published a study that shows that a casual observer can visually pick up and then reproduce an Android unlock pattern with relative ease. In their ...

Android Users Now Have A Big Advantage On Instagram - Forbes

Friday, September 22, 2017


Forbes

Android Users Now Have A Big Advantage On Instagram
Forbes
Now, according to a report in Digital Spy, a new notification has started to appear on Android versions of the Instagram app. Browsing any given user's feed will now display a prominent “Follows you” indication if they are indeed following your account.
Instagram For Android Will Now Let You Know Who Follows YouWccftech
Who your friends REALLY are: Instagram tests new 'follows you' labels for Android usersDaily Mail

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How Malware Keeps Sneaking Past Google Play's Defenses - WIRED

Friday, September 22, 2017


WIRED

How Malware Keeps Sneaking Past Google Play's Defenses
WIRED
The standard advice for Android users to avoid downloading malicious apps is simple: Only get apps from the official Google Play Store. Unlike third-party app stores that are generally difficult to vet and validate, Google Play has built-in mechanisms ...

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Mobile Ad Fraud: Twice as High On Android As iOS - Forbes

Thursday, September 21, 2017


Forbes

Mobile Ad Fraud: Twice as High On Android As iOS
Forbes
Ad fraud is twice as high on Android devices as it is on iOS smartphones and tables, according to a recent report by Datavisor. The report, which studied 140 million app installs across almost 500 ad networks and publishers, says that average app ...

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Android slingers tout mobes with customized baked-in big-biz ... - The Register

Thursday, September 21, 2017


The Register