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Google Photos is getting a new Express backup mode aimed at India

In a perfect world, everyone would have access to fast, reliable, and cheap unlimited mobile data. That's not the world we live in, however, which means most people have to keep an eye on how much data they use. Google Photos is one app that can eat up a lot of data if you're not...

How to install Android Pie on the Motorola Moto X4

If you own the retail version of the Moto X4 you can install the Android Pie update even though your bootloader is locked and/or blocked. I repeat, this tutorial is only for the retail version of the Moto X4 and will not work on the Android One or Amazon versions even if you have installed...

Xiaomi Mi A2 kernel source code for the Android Pie update is now available

Earlier this year, Xiaomi released two Android One smartphones side-by-side. The Mi A2 and the Mi A2 Lite were both officially revealed in July and they were equipped with the Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 625 SoCs respectively. This gave the customer a choice when determining how much money they wanted to spend on a brand...

Google will reduce the volume of the end call beep after many user requests

There are many versions of Android that some members of the community refer to as "stock Android." Some believe that stock Android is the vanilla Android Open Source Project (AOSP) code that Google releases to the public. Others think stock Android is anything that looks like AOSP (no matter what OEM it comes from). In...

Google Camera Mods now have their own Forum

It's no secret that Google's post-processing camera algorithms are among the best in the business. That's why, for the past 3 years, Google Pixel devices have been consistently rated in the top tier of smartphone cameras in the industry. Google's HDR+, Portrait Mode, Night Sight, and other Google Camera features are just some of the most...

Paid apps now available in the Play Store in Georgia and Myanmar

The Google Play Store is arguably the only reliable source for downloading apps on the Android platform. Google's own market is built into the system of most phones and offers over 2.6 million apps. Unfortunately, the contents of the market isn't the same in every country. Both the developers and Google regulate the availability of...

Prep to Earn Valuable Cisco Networking Certifications with This Bundle

When it comes to networking and IT, Cisco reigns supreme. Used by many of today's top companies, Cisco networks act as the driving force behind communications both within and between complex data infrastructures. The Ultimate Cisco Certification Super Bundle will give you the skills and training you need to earn Cisco's most valuable certifications, so you...

Samsung lists new features coming to Galaxy phones in 2019

Samsung is the largest Android OEM in the world which means they have a lot of users. All of these users have features they want to request or improvements to recommend. Samsung looks over their Samsung Members community forums for the best new features to think about adding to their devices. Today, Samsung posted a...

Android Auto gets revamped media controls, message previewing, and support for MMS/RCS

Android Auto is one of the best car head unit systems available today, though it still has a lot of issues and missing features. Its premise is simple: mirror information from your phone onto a display on your dashboard. While, of course, it has the potential to be distracting, it's designed in a way that...

ASUS ROG Phone launches in India with an overclocked Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and 90Hz display

Gaming phones are an upcoming breed of smartphones that pack in top-of-the-line specifications in order to lure the crowd looking for serious performance. Even if you are not a gamer, these smartphones give you future-proof hardware as they go overkill on their features. If you're looking to pick up a gaming phone in India, ASUS...

OPPO may announce a foldable smartphone in 3 months

2018 will be remembered as the year when smartphone manufacturers began to push the boundaries of bezel-less designs. We've seen display notches, sliders, and we're about to get display holes. Each of these design decisions allows for smartphones to have higher screen-to-body ratios while still maintaining a manageable footprint. But there's still a clear difference...

SwiftKey keyboard adds a button to search on Microsoft Bing

The ability to use 3rd-party keyboards is a quintessential Android feature. Over time, keyboard apps have evolved to become much more than just a way to input text. Swiftkey is easily one of the most popular keyboard apps out there, and now it can do web searches right from the keyboard with Bing. It's common nowadays for...