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Made by Google: the design secret behind Pixel phones revealed

Alberto Villarreal designed the Pixel 2 XL. In an interview with AndroidPIT he talks about the design of the current Google gadgets and explains why Google has ended the Nexus series. And why the design is so important for pixel smartphones.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Make the most of Google Assistant with these voice commands

We've got over 100 great Google Assistant voice commands you can use from today to improve your smartphone or smart home experience. In this article, you'll learn how to set up Google Assistant and make the most of today's essential tech feature. Just start by saying "OK Google..."(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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A cardboard journey: all the best VR you can get for $5

Google Cardboard has been out for a few years and was a big push to bring virtual reality to the masses. In 2018, high-end headsets like Oculus Rift and Vive remain way out of most people's budgets, but there's been plenty of time for Cardboard content to grow. So, what does budget VR have to offer right now?(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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What happened to the fingerprint sensor on the Huawei P20?

The latest rumors about Huawei P20 have arrived to provide both answers and questions. The prototype smartphone has appeared online in photos, giving us a first look at the P20, revealing exciting new design features. But a certain something seems to be missing.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ Oreo update rolls out (again)

Want to know when your Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will get the latest Android updates? We've got all the information right here. After a long waiting period, Android 8 Oreo is once more available for Galaxy S8/S8+ owners. Find out how to download the update for your device here.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Huawei P20 prototype photos show interesting design changes

Rumors are swirling about Huawei's next generation P-series, the Huawei P20. Early prototypes have appeared in photos and show the device without volume buttons, the anticipated triple camera and a headphone jack. Here is all the latest news about the P20.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Why you should be more excited for the P20 than the S9

Samsung and Huawei are going to present their new flagships soon and, in my view, this year the Chinese manufacturer has much more to offer with its P20 than the Korean company's S8 remake a.k.a the Galaxy S9. Here's why the Huawei P20 is going to be the real one to watch in the first half of 2018.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Google Assistant can now read you a bedtime story

Equipped with Assistant, Google Home and Google Home Mini are very useful additions to your home. If you love reading, the latest feature to come to Assistant will allow you to access audiobooks via your smart speaker.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Smartphone depreciation: How Galaxy S7, S8 and S9 prices fall

After a smartphone is launched, the price tag begins to shrink. What can we expect for the price of the Samsung Galaxy S9? We take an educated guess based on the price history of the Galaxy S7 and S8.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Huawei P10 review: still a good choice in 2018

In this review of the Huawei P10 we shall see if the successor to the P9 is still a relevant option for Android fans in 2018, especially with the P20 coming just around the corner. Considering the design, camera, software, audio and more, how does the P10, one of the best phones of 2017, hold up today?(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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ClanHQ: A social hub for superheroes still learning to fly

Massively multiplayer mobile games demand cooperation from thousands of players around the world. For leaders of clans and alliances, it can be a challenge to manage your troops. ClanHQ, an new app from Zynga veterans, aims to be the go-to messaging services for gamers, but how useful is it really?(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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WhatsApp latest update: group descriptions added to beta

Read the latest WhatsApp update news here at AndroidPIT. Find out new features, plus how to install WhatsApp updates, all in one place. The latestnew feature coming to WhatsApp beta is the group description, which allows users to add a description text to their WhatsApp group chats.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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[Update: Microphone will be blocked too] Android P will block background apps from accessing the cam…

Android Police[Update: Microphone will be blocked too] Android P will block background apps from accessing the cameraAndroid PoliceLast year, Android Oreo began to address that privacy concern by displaying an "app is running in the background" notification in several situations, including when the camera is in use. Unfortunately, users disliked the constant notifications so much ...Android P: New Features To Expect From The UpdateValueWalkNew Play Store app update available, v9.0.15TheAndroidSoul (blog)Wallet's Google Pay Send rebrand rolling out to Android and iOS9to5GoogleAndroid Centralall 84 news articles »

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Samsung has patched its buggy Android Oreo update, but it's not all good news - BGR

BGRSamsung has patched its buggy Android Oreo update, but it's not all good newsBGROreo is now available to download on Galaxy S8 devices in Germany, Galaxy Club reports. It's likely that other international markets will follow in the coming days and weeks, with unlocked devices being the first to receive the new Android 8.0 build ...Samsung resumes Android O update for Galaxy S8EngadgetSamsung Galaxy S8 Android Oreo update resumed, but Brits are still waitingTrustedReviewsGalaxy S8 Android Oreo update returns starting in GermanySlashGearExpress.co.uk -BetaNews -Android Centralall 215 news articles »

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Android Upgrade Report Card: Grading the manufacturers on Oreo - Computerworld

ComputerworldAndroid Upgrade Report Card: Grading the manufacturers on OreoComputerworldAnd Moto does still maintain a software update page where you can search for the update status of any make and model. The problem is that the page is devoid of any real details. Look up the Moto Z, for instance — even the unlocked model — and all you ...LG G6 and LG V30 will be getting an update to Android 8.1 OreoXDA Developers (blog)Android Oreo 'Report Card' confirms you should buy only Google Pixel if you want timely updates9to5GoogleLG V30 & G6 Are Getting Android 8.1 Oreo « Android ::...

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Update Nexus 7 (2013) to Android 8.1 Oreo Custom ROM - Wccftech

WccftechUpdate Nexus 7 (2013) to Android 8.1 Oreo Custom ROMWccftechAICP ROM aka the Ice Cold Project is now available based on latest Android 8.1.0 Oreo for Nexus 7 (2013). Looking forward to the latest deliciousness of Android Oreo? You can now install AICP Nightly custom ROM on your Nexus 7 (2013). Following are the ...

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Essential Phone users can now join the Oreo beta with a simple OTA update - Android Central

PocketNow (press release) (blog)Essential Phone users can now join the Oreo beta with a simple OTA updateAndroid CentralThankfully, Essential is eliminating this barrier and allowing you to join the Oreo beta with a simple over-the-air update. To do this, the process couldn't be any simpler. Just head to Essential's beta page, choose the "Over-the-Air" option under "How ...Essential Phone owners can now join Oreo beta program w/ an OTA update9to5GoogleEssential Phone's Android 8.1 beta now available via over-the-air update, sign up herePhandroid.comEssential Phone can now enter Android 8.1 beta with simple OTA updatePocketNow (press release) (blog)GSMArena.comall 9 news articles »

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Android P may prevent background apps from accessing your camera - Mashable

MashableAndroid P may prevent background apps from accessing your cameraMashableThe next major version of Android, for now referred to as "Android P" until Google comes up with a dessert-inspired code name, may have a new feature to help protect your privacy. An Android Open Source Project commit, spotted by XDA-Developers ...

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Google Chrome update automatically fixes those ridiculously long links - Mashable

MashableGoogle Chrome update automatically fixes those ridiculously long linksMashableGoogle Chrome's Android app just got a small but extremely helpful update that makes it much easier to share links. The latest version of Chrome will now automatically "clean up" unwieldy URLs before you share them so you know longer need to worry ...

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Here's how to reverse the controversial 2018 Snapchat update on ... - TrustedReviews

TrustedReviewsHere's how to reverse the controversial 2018 Snapchat update on ...TrustedReviewsPeople all over the world are desperate to reverse the latest Snapchat update, which overhauls the design of the popular social media app in a number of unwanted ways. Here's how you can get the old Snapchat back on Android devices in three simple ...and more »

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Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy Note 8 now one step closer to release - TrustedReviews

TrustedReviewsAndroid 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy Note 8 now one step closer to releaseTrustedReviewsThe long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy Note 8 could be right around the corner. A variant of the Galaxy Note 8 has been spotted on the Wi-Fi Alliance's database running Android 8.0, suggesting that Samsung will start distributing the ...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 expected to get Official Oreo update very soonThe Droid Guru (blog)all 306 news articles »

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Samsung halts S8 Android Oreo update due to reboot glitch - Engadget

EngadgetSamsung halts S8 Android Oreo update due to reboot glitchEngadgetIf you were hoping Android Oreo would make its way to your Galaxy S8 soon, well, it sounds like you're going to have to wait. Samsung has halted the firmware rollout, as spotted by SamMobile, because the software was causing some handsets to randomly ...Samsung halts Android Oreo rollout on Galaxy S8 due to 'unexpected' restartsThe VergeSamsung halted its Android 8.0 Oreo update due to 'unexpected' Galaxy S8 rebootsBGRSamsung Galaxy S8 Android Oreo update gets delayed at the last minuteTechRadarKnow Your Mobile -Express.co.uk -The Star Online -SamMobileall 248 news articles »

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