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Firefox now blocks cookies/trackers by default, Facebook Container gets more powerful, and Lockbox gets a desktop extension

Privacy is the biggest focus of the Firefox browser. The company behind the product, Mozilla, has been hard at work improving the security measures for users to have the most secure experience possible. The newest version of Firefox includes even more of those. If you download the Firefox browser as a new user, you will find...

Skype screen sharing is now available on mobile

Despite Skype seemingly going out of fashion in recent years, the service has seen a number of improvements and changes. The latest feature comes in the form of screen sharing on mobile so that you can show your screen to whoever you're calling. Have a family member who needs help to change a setting on...

Google Maps gets new public transit features in India

The majority of India's working class depends upon public transport for their daily route to work. Often unexpected snags in traffic or public transport can result in unwarranted delays and to help avoid that, Google is introducing a bunch of new features in Google Maps that will allow commuters be well prepared for any unusual...

Google Photos is Google’s latest Android app to get a dark theme

Back with the launch of Android Lollipop, Google decided to make everything across the Android system white. That included not only the system settings, quick tile panels and more but also all of the first party, Google-made apps that come with your device as well. As we have seen the proliferation of AMOLED panels which...

How to install custom themes in EMUI if you’re region restricted

For those of our readers using EMUI while being region-restricted by Huawei, XDA Senior Member -Mr. X- published a thorough Forum Post on how to install custom themes. However, before we dive into the steps needed to be performed, there are certain prerequisites. In addition to making sure that you’ve got Huawei Mobile Services (.apk)...

OnePlus 7 update brings DC Dimming and Fnatic gaming mode

The OnePlus 7 is one of those phones that has an amazing price to performance ratio. It comes packed with all the flagship specs, like Snapdragon 855, 6GB RAM, 128GB of UFS 3.0 storage, and latest stable version of Android. Considering all that, it's starting price of £499 is more than acceptable. Today, the device...

Motorola Moto Z4 forums are now open

After accidentally being sold on Amazon a few days before the announcement, the Moto Z4 launched on Verizon last week. This may not be a super exciting mid-range phone, but it could be Motorola's only device in the Z line for 2019. Regardless, we've opened up the forums for the Moto Z4. Moto Z4 XDA Forums As...

UbikiTouch helps you automate actions in other Android apps

When it comes to the numerous OEM version of Android, gestures (and gesture navigation) play a huge role in defining how users interact with the interface. With Android Pie introducing the pill-style home button on the navigation bar (which now is fuelled with gesture navigation), it can safely be said that there has been an...

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee officially launches an antitrust investigation into tech companies like Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook

Over the weekend, the White House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline announced a bipartisan investigation into competition in digital markets. The news follows the announcement that the Irish Data Protection Commissioner would be conducting an investigation into Google over potential GDPR breaches. This investigation, however, is more wide-reaching. In a statement on his website,...

Aptoide accuses Google of not playing fair with alternative app stores

Google and Apple have control over the two major players in the smartphone operating system game. Even though Google doesn't control Android as much as Apple controls iOS, they can still require partners to follow certain rules if they want to use major parts of what makes Android popular. Abusing these rules have gotten them...

Never Forget a Password Again with RememBear Password Manager

Our brains were designed for memorizing faces and food sources, not caching lengthy strings of numbers and letters. Hence, the most secure passwords are usually the hardest to remember. RememBear Password Manager helps you avoid the password reset button by storing all your login details securely. All you have to do is remember one master...

[Update: Officially launched] Spotify Stations is an experimental free playlist-only app

Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming subscription services in the world. It's constantly expanding old features and introducing new ones, which is one of the reasons it's the platform of choice for more than 100 million users. But it's not resting on its laurels. This week, Spotify published an experimental Android application...