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Android: Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android

Android: Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android

Since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, the company has been slowly adding Waze features into Google Maps, including Waze’s traffic reporting functions and real-time speed limits.This relationship is reciprocated, as Google is integrating Assistant into the Waze app for U.S. Android users—a rollout, of course, which means you might not see the feature at…

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Android: Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS

Android: Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS

If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS.We’ll show you how to set this all up, but we want to first acknowledge concerns that have…

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Android: Anonymize Your Android Browsing with Tor’s New App

Android: Anonymize Your Android Browsing with Tor’s New App

Screenshot: TorAfter several months of testing, the first stable, public build of a Tor browser for Android is finally available on the Google Play Store.For those who don’t have much experience with the open-source browser, Tor is build around privacy and autonomy. We’ve covered the desktop versions of Tor a few times previously, but the…

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Android: Update the Netflix App if You’re Having Android Battery Issues

Android: Update the Netflix App if You’re Having Android Battery Issues

Image: PexelsIf your Android device has been suffering from less-than-stellar battery life over the past few weeks the culprit might be Netflix.Technology firm Mobile Enerlytics discovered this week that the Netflix app running in the background on some Android phones was causing significant battery issues. On a Nexus 6 running Android 6.0.1, for instance, the…

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Android: Google Duo now supports eight-person video calls

Android: Google Duo now supports eight-person video calls

Google Duo, Android’s built-in video chat app, is getting support for eight-person video calls. That compares with 32 for FaceTime, four for WhatsApp, 50 for Skype, and 50 for Facebook Messenger (although only six video feeds will actually be shown at a time on Facebook’s service). The new feature is available in both the iOS…

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Android: Lawmakers applaud Google for revoking Huawei’s Android license

Android: Lawmakers applaud Google for revoking Huawei’s Android license

Over the weekend, news broke that Google revoked Huawei’s Android license for new devices, cutting off the Chinese tech company’s access to critical Google apps. Now, longtime Huawei critics on Capitol Hill are applauding Google’s move and encouraging other tech companies to follow suit. Lawmakers like Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Chris…

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Android: How to Use Valve’s New Steam Chat App

Android: How to Use Valve’s New Steam Chat App

Steam has mainly been a gaming marketplace for PC games over the years, but Valve appears to be doubling down on the platform’s social aspects with its newly launched Steam Chat messaging app for Android and iOS.While Steam Mobile has let users manage their accounts and send messages from their smartphones for years, Steam Chat…

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Android: How to recycle or donate your old Android phone

Android: How to recycle or donate your old Android phone

Best answer: There are several things to do with a phone that you're no longer using and may not be worth selling used. Whether you donate or recycle, it's better than throwing a smartphone and its hazardous materials in the trash.Phone still working? Donate it: Cell Phones for Soldiers Is your phone still worth buying?…

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