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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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Apple Music For Android Hints At New Lossless Streaming Option
The quality of Apple Music streams at the moment are pretty decent. It isn’t the highest quality compared to some of the competition, but it’s more than enough for most people, unless you own some higher-end audiophile grade equipment and you can tell the difference, but otherwise, we reckon that it should be good enough for the majority.

This Japanese Toaster Company Is Looking To Make An Android Phone
If you’re into cooking or fancy kitchen appliances, you might have heard of a Japanese company called Balmuda. For those unfamiliar, they are a company that has gained a cult following for a toaster machine that supposedly creates the “best” toast. This is thanks to the use of steam during the toasting process that helps create a better texture.

OnePlus Launches Clipt, Its Universal Clipboard Tool
One of the advantages of buying into the Apple ecosystem is that you get to take advantage of features like a universal clipboard, where you can copy an item on your iPhone and paste it onto your iPad, and vice versa. The good news is that if you don’t buy into the Apple ecosystem, OnePlus has a solution for you.

Vivo Promises Three Years Of Android Updates For Its Flagships
The problem with Android phones is that usually after two years, it’s anyone’s guess as to whether or not your phone will be receiving future updates. Sometimes you get lucky and your phone is updated for three years, sometimes you don’t, so it’s really a mixed bag, but Vivo wants to reassure their customers moving forwards.

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Clubhouse Is Now Available For Download On Android
The other day, the developers of Clubhouse announced that they have begun beta testing of its Android app. For those who are interested in taking part in the beta, you’re in luck because Clubhouse has announced that the app is now available in the Play Store, although it is still in beta and is still limited to certain users and regions.

WhatsApp Is Testing Out Sticker Suggestions
Apps such as LINE are known for their stickers which users use in chats. This sticker feature has since expanded to other apps such as WhatsApp, although in WhatsApp’s case, it has always felt a bit lacking especially since users had to manually search for stickers, whereas with LINE, it can suggest stickers based on what you write.

Google Will Add App Privacy Labels On The Play Store
One of the biggest changes we’ve seen to the Apple App Store is the introduction of “nutrition” labels. These are basically labels that add a layer of transparency to the App Store to let users know what kind of data an app is accessing on your device, so if you’re uncomfortable with it, you can avoid downloading it.

Twitter’s Think Before You Tweet Feature Begins Rolling Out To iOS And Android Users
In the heat of the moment, we can sometimes say things we don’t necessarily mean. In real life, most of the time we can’t take those things back, but it’s a different story online where we can sometimes take the time to decide not to send a message, post a status update on Facebook, or post a tweet online.

Clubhouse For Android Is Now In Beta Testing
Ever since Clubhouse first launched, the social networking platform was pretty much exclusive to iOS devices and was also invite-only. The company did announce their plans to eventually bring the app to Android, and the good news is that it looks like the wheels have already started turning.

Google Is Trying To Clamp Down On Misleading Apps In The Play Store
An app listed in the Google Play Store should ideally just have its name. However, some developers have become a bit more creative in the way they name and list their apps, where they might use graphics in the app’s logo or emojis in the text to suggest that an app is “better” than the rest.

Microsoft Edge Will Soon Let You Send Tabs From Your PC To Android
One of the features of Google’s Chrome browser is that you can send pages from your computer to your phone. This is useful if you have a website you were reading halfway and want to continue to read on your mobile device. Now it looks like Microsoft’s Edge browser will let you do the same with browser tabs.

Latest WhatsApp Beta Introduces New Chat Import Feature
One of the problems with using iOS and migrating to Android is that if you use WhatsApp heavily, you won’t be able to export and import your chat history without having to pay and use third-party tools, something that’s actually against WhatsApp’s policy. However, that could change soon.

Apple Exec Eddy Cue Wanted To Bring iMessage Onto Android
During the legal proceedings in the Epic VS Apple case, it was revealed that Apple had rejected the idea of bringing iMessage to Android. According to the emails sent amongst Apple executives, the idea of iMessage on Android would essentially remove one more reason that customers should buy an iPhone over Android.

WhatsApp Testing 24 Hours Option For Disappearing Messages
Last year, WhatsApp introduced disappearing messages to its messaging platform. For those unfamiliar, basically this allowed users to send messages that would delete itself after 7 days. However, we imagine that for some, 7 days is a bit too long and that there is still a chance these messages could be leaked.

How To Delete Your WhatsApp Account
Are you no longer interested in using WhatsApp? Maybe you want to migrate to a different service, but before you do, maybe you should delete your WhatsApp account. If you’re not sure how to delete your WhatsApp account, then read on to find out.

Apex Legends Officially Announced For Mobile
A couple of years ago, the folks at EA and Respawn Entertainment announced their take on Fortnite in the form of Apex Legends. EA later revealed that they were looking into the possibility that the game could eventually find its way onto mobile devices, and nearly two years later, our wishes have come true.

Clubhouse Could Launch On Android In May
Clubhouse is one of the hottest social media apps available at the moment. What’s interesting about its rise to stardom is the fact that it is currently exclusive to iOS, and that the only way you can join it is in the form of an invite. So what about Android users who are looking to get in on the Clubhouse action?

Apple Reveals That They Killed Plans To Bring iMessage To Android
Back in the day, one of the reasons why BlackBerry was as popular as it was was because of its messenger service, BBM. Back then, all the “cool kids” had BBM and the only way to get BBM was to buy a BlackBerry phone. Now, Apple has tried to replicate this with its iMessage platform, but it seems that at one point in time, they almost brought the feature onto […]

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2: Built for Sustained Performance
Lenovo just announced the Legion Phone Duel 2, its second-generation smartphone built specifically for gaming. We previously reviewed the original Legion Phone Duel handset and were pleased with its innovation, performance, and price.The Legion Phone Duel 2 is an evolution rather than last year’s revolution, but it does improve on crucial points that directly impact the gaming experience.The core feature of any gaming phone is absolute performance, and more importantly, […]

Spotify Rolls Out Hands-Free Digital Assistant For iOS And Android
A few years ago, it was discovered that Spotify was working on their own digital assistant similar to the likes of Siri and Google Assistant. Now it looks like that digital assistant got a bit smarter thanks to Spotify introducing a hands-free feature that lets users activate the assistant using a wake word.