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Huawei is prepared to immediately add Google services and apps to Mate 30 line if the ban ends

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

For the first time since being placed on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List on May 16th, Huawei has unveiled a new flagship series. Since its inclusion on the list prevents the Chinese manufacturer from accessing its U.S. supply chain, the company cannot install Google's core Android apps such as the Play Store, YouTube, Maps, and Chrome on the Mate 30 line. Huawei's EMUI 10, pre-loaded on its new flagships, is based on the AOSP open-source version of Android.
According to Android Authority, Huawei's consumer group chief Richard Yu did note that Huawei is ready ...
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Android VPN apps found serving disruptive ads

Android VPN apps found serving disruptive ads

1 month ago   |   By Tech Radar

A security researcher has discovered four VPN apps that serve ads while running in the background and also on the home screen of Android smartphones in the latest case of adware found on the Google Play Store. While researching suspicious Android VPN apps, Andy Michael found that Hotspot VPN, Free VPN Master, Secure VPN and Security Master by Cheetah Mobile were all showing full screen pop-up ads on his smartphone even though none of these apps were currently open. It is also worth noting that all of these apps originate from either Hong Kong or China where VPN usage tends to be higher...
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Leaked video shows Google's vision for Android-based feature phones and apps

Leaked video shows Google's vision for Android-based feature phones and apps

1 month ago   |   By 9to5Google

Last week, we saw that Google was seemingly scrapping their work on Chrome for Android-based feature phones. As this was the only publicly visible work, we believe Google may have scrapped Android feature phones altogether. Now we have an in-depth look at what could have been, as a leaked video of an Android-based feature phone made by Nokia has surfaced. Our in-depth analysis has revealed new apps and interesting details about the project.
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Some Android users can add a shortcut app on their home screen for Google Dictionary

Some Android users can add a shortcut app on their home screen for Google Dictionary

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

If you use Google Search as a dictionary, you might be interested in creating a shortcut app that will open Google's Dictionary tool on-demand from your home screen. 9to5Google noted that some Android users who used Search to look up the definitions of some words or typed in "Dictionary" were given the opportunity to add a dictionary shortcut. If you
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The best Pixel, Galaxy, and iPhone trade deals: Get max cash for old devices

The best Pixel, Galaxy, and iPhone trade deals: Get max cash for old devices

Google's fall event is behind us, and that means new Google Pixel, Google Home, Pixelbook, and other devices are all available to order! So what are you to do with all your old... Read more ...

Beats wireless headphones sale: save $135 on the Beats Solo 3 at Best Buy

Beats wireless headphones sale: save $135 on the Beats Solo 3 at Best Buy

Just ahead of the Best Buy Black Friday sale, the tech retailer is discounting Apple products with massive price cuts on MacBooks, iPads, headphones, Apple Watches, and more... Read more ...

2020 iPhones being tested with 'a few' different notch and Face ID setups

2020 iPhones being tested with 'a few' different notch and Face ID setups

The iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max The 2020 iPhone designs probably won't be finalized for another five or six months but a new rumor courtesy of Ben Geskin suggests Apple is... Read more ...

New and existing Verizon unlimited customers will get free Disney+ for a...

New and existing Verizon unlimited customers will get free Disney+ for a year at launch

Apple may or may not be able to lump its existing music streaming service and upcoming video on demand platform together at a nice discount in the near future, but until that... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Fold software update adds new camera features

Samsung Galaxy Fold software update adds new camera features

Samsung has released a software update for their Samsung Galaxy Fold folding smartphone, the update brings a range of new features to the handsets cameras. The software update... Read more ...

HomeKit support comes to the Arlo Ultra security camera

HomeKit support comes to the Arlo Ultra security camera

What you need to know Arlo Ultra now supports HomeKit. The 4K HDR security camera can now tie into the Home app. Arlo Ultra joins Pro and Pro 2 in supporting HomeKit. Another... Read more ...

LG G8X ThinQ Will Come To AT&T & Sprint Beginning November 1

LG G8X ThinQ Will Come To AT&T & Sprint Beginning November 1

LG has finally announced that the G8X ThinQ is going to be available in the US starting on November 1, with a price of $699. That price includes the LG Dual Display add-on as... Read more ...

Some UK banks blacklist the Galaxy S10 over fingerprint scanner concerns

Some UK banks blacklist the Galaxy S10 over fingerprint scanner concerns

After reports that the Samsung Galaxy S10's fingerprint scanner can be fooled by cheap third-party screens protectors, some UK banks are now blacklisting the phone in a bid to... Read more ...

Xiaomi Will Launch Over 10 5G Smartphones In 2020: CEO

Xiaomi Will Launch Over 10 5G Smartphones In 2020: CEO

Xiaomi is planning to launch quite a few 5G smartphones next year. According to a report from China, Xiaomi's CEO has confirmed that we can expect over 10 million 5G... Read more ...

Prime members can bundle Amazon Music Unlimited and a third-gen Echo Dot at...

Prime members can bundle Amazon Music Unlimited and a third-gen Echo Dot at an incredible price

In order to boost its subscriber numbers to eventually challenge Apple Music and Spotify, Amazon has offered many great Music Unlimited deals in recent months, one of which is... Read more ...