Android

android-screen-900Android is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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How To Cancel Your Spotify Premium Subscription
If Spotify does not meet your needs in terms of music streaming and you’re after something a little different, you’ll need to cancel your subscription first, but how do you do that? Read on to find out.

Android 11 Is Here! Rolling Out To Pixel Phones
If you’ve been looking forward to the changes and improvements and new features of Android 11, you’ll be pleased to learn that Google has since officially released the latest update to their Android operating system. Naturally, the update is expected to find its way to Google’s Pixel handsets first, but hopefully it won’t take too long before it rolls out to other devices.

Lenovo Takes On The iPad Air With The $499 Tab P11 Pro
There’s no denying that when it comes to tablets, Apple’s iPad is leading the charge. However, if you’d rather not buying into Apple’s ecosystem then you might be interested to learn that Lenovo has since announced a new tablet that might be worthy of consideration for Android users.

How To Cancel Your Netflix Subscription
Is Netflix getting a bit too expensive for your liking? If you think that it might be time to end your subscription, here’s how you can quickly and easily cancel your Netflix subscription.

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Apparently Owning An iPhone Makes You More Attractive On Dating Apps
Dating apps are very superficial because since you don’t get to talk to the person while you’re checking out their profile, it’s pretty much based on looks. However, apparently it’s not just looks that will make you successful on a dating app, but it also seems that what kind of smartphone or smartwatch you own helps.

Money-Stealing Malware Found Preloaded On Cheap Android Phones
There are plenty of markets around the world that might not have a population that’s willing to shell out $1,000 for a smartphone. This is why there are companies that purely make cheap Android phones to sell to the masses. Obviously there are compromises when you make a cheap phone, such as using less premium materials or using lower-end hardware.

How To Quickly Delete Your Old Facebook Posts In Bulk
Need to clean up some of your old Facebook posts? If you’ve made a ton of postings over the years, this can be a tedious process, but the good news is that Facebook is now allowing users to delete their old posts in bulk.

Android And Chrome OS Will Soon Sync WiFi Passwords
One of the nifty features of the iOS and macOS ecosystem is that they all work hand in hand. This is especially useful if you have a new device and need to connect to the WiFi, in which you can actually sync the password of the WiFi network from an older device with the new one, saving you some time.

Developers’ Beef With Apple’s In-App Purchase System Just Went International
For nearly a decade, Apple has its own in-app purchase system in which developers can sell items within an app, like a subscription, additional content, cosmetics for games, and so on. Apple usually takes a 30% cut, and for the longest time ever, most developers seemed fine with it (maybe not necessarily happy, but no one really spoke up).

Android 11 Will Make Life Harder For Third-Party Camera Apps
The beauty of Android over iOS is that Android usually lets users choose their default apps, while iOS pretty much limits users to the default apps. However, the bad news is that come Android 11, Google seems to be clamping down on allowing users to pick their default camera within apps.

These Samsung Phones Will Receive Extended Android Support
When it comes to major Android updates, most smartphone manufacturers typically offer 2 years. Some might even offer less, and every now and then you might get a manufacturer who may surprise users with an additional year. However, Samsung is hoping to take the guesswork out of it.

Following Its Removal, Fortnite Players Are Now Stuck In A Bind
As many of you would have undoubtedly heard by now, Fortnite has been removed from both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store. Now, the removal from the Play Store isn’t that big of a deal as players can still download the game directly from Epic, so what does this removal mean for iOS gamers?

TikTok Found To Have Collected Data On Android Users
The argument that the US government is using in their bid to ban TikTok is that they claim that the app collects data on US citizens, which they believe poses a risk to national security. It seems that whatever excuses TikTok is making to defend itself might be moot, especially with a recent discovery.

Google Wants To Make It Easier To Develop Apps For ChromeOS
If there is a reason why Google’s ChromeOS platform isn’t quite as mainstream compared to Windows or macOS, the limited number of apps could be cited as a possible reason why. After all, a platform is only as good as the features it can offer its users. While there’s nothing wrong with ChromeOS, having more apps available could help make it a more attractive alternative to Windows or macOS.