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Nintendo confirms that Mario Kart is coming to Mobile Devices in 2019

In recent years, Nintendo has released lots of games for Android. It brought titles like New Super Mario Brothers and Super Mario Galaxy to the NVIDIA Shield TV in China, and unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard of Miitomo, Pokémon Go, Super Mario Run, Fire Emblem Heros, and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. It's a remarkable pivot for the 128-year-old...

[Update: Live in Chrome Canary] Google Chrome for Android will Soon Support Password Exporting

It's a little hard to believe, but it's been almost five years since Google released Chrome for Android. Since then, the mobile port of Google's popular web browser has replaced the stock Android Open Source Project (AOSP) browser on most Android phones, received countless updates, and become one of the most-downloaded browsers on Android. Now,...

Telegram X Features New Design, Gesture Shortcuts, Profile Pages, and More

New apps benefit from clean and optimized code, assuming they were developed by a competent team. Over time, though, as new features get added to the original codebase, they run the risk of becoming bloated. That's why the folks behind messaging app Telegram launched a new app, Telegram X, that's been written entirely from scratch. "Our mission is...

And here’s a list of unannounced 2018 Samsung Galaxy devices

Following up on my previous post detailing which Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets may receive the Android Oreo update, I also have a list of code-names for many unreleased devices. These code-names were obtained from the same place where I found out which Galaxy devices might get Oreo: the framework-res pulled from a leaked beta...

Shield Experience 6.3 for NVIDIA Shield TV Adds Spectre Mitigations, New Apps, and More

It's been a few months since the NVIDIA Shield TV's last major software update, but the team's been working hard to fix bugs and add new features to the set-top box. Shield Experience 6.3, which started rolling out this week, includes mitigations for the Spectre vulnerability, application updates, and region-specific changes. First up are updated Shield TV...

Here’s a list of Samsung Galaxy devices that may receive Android Oreo according to leaked firmware

Android 8.0 Oreo was announced in August of last year. Since then, multiple companies (such as Sony and HTC) have either confirmed which devices will receive the Oreo update, or have started to actually roll out the update (such as OnePlus and Nokia). However, the largest Android smartphone OEM, Samsung, has only rolled out an...

Chromebooks with Intel chips will soon finally be able to play HD Vudu & Netflix over HDMI

In an effort to prevent piracy, platforms such as Netflix and Hulu use encryption and digital rights management schemes to restrict the playback of content on certain devices. However, because of the strictness of some of the requirements, some devices in the wild aren't capable of outputting HD video from these services. The reasons can vary...