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Android 12: Everything we know so far about Google’s next big update, with changes from Beta 2!

Android is the world's most popular smartphone operating system, running on over 3 billion smartphones around the world. As a result, even the tiniest of changes in the OS has the potential to affect millions of users. But because of the way that Android updates are delivered, it's debatable whether these changes actually make a...

Bring back the WiFi toggle in Quick Settings on Android 12 with this Tasker project

Turning the Wi-Fi off on the latest Android 12 Beta release is a bit of a hassle. Instead of a Wi-Fi Quick Settings tile, Android 12 now has a consolidated "Internet" tile that lets you access all available Wi-Fi networks and mobile data in a new panel. But it doesn't let you turn off Wi-Fi...

Android 12 is adding a new status bar indicator for ongoing calls

Android 12 Beta 2 is officially here. We have already taken a deep dive into the new software and uncovered all the new features and changes that Google has made since Beta 1. The second beta is a big step forward as it brings many of the marquee features of Android 12 to life that...

Android 12 is “by far” Google’s most downloaded beta, but have you tried it yet?

Google released the second Android 12 beta a couple of days ago, and there are a lot of changes that Google didn't mention in its official announcement of the release. That's par for the course, though, as anything they don't announce will eventually be discovered by the community. There are many things that only Google...

Android 12’s Conversations widget can change its background based on the message

Just the other day, Google dropped the second beta release of Android 12 on us, and it brought one of the most exciting features of the new OS: color-changing backgrounds based on your wallpaper. But as we found out, there's a whole lot more that's new in Android 12 Beta 2, including the addition of...

Android 12 may make setting up new Google Home devices more seamless

Android 12 is a massive update. Not only does it bring a radical design overhaul, but it’s also packed with a plethora of new features and improvements that will greatly improve the way we interact with our Android devices. Along with these marquee features, Android 12 also brings a number of smaller quality of life...

iOS 15: Everything you need to know about Apple’s latest update for the iPhone

WWDC is Apple's annual event with a major emphasis on showcasing its software advancements. What this means is that every year at WWDC, we get our first glimpse of new versions of iOS, macOS, watchOS, and all of Apple's apps and services. This year, Apple announced iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 along with macOS Monterey...

Android 12 Beta 2 changelog: All the new features and changes

Yesterday, Google dropped Android 12 Beta 2 on us. While we're still a few months away from the public release, the latest beta release represents a big step forward for what is the biggest update to Android in years. Android 12 Beta 2 officially brings along the privacy dashboard that Google showcased at Google I/O,...

Android 12 Beta 2 hints at a new Google “Live Translate” feature

The second Android 12 beta landed earlier today, and we've been digging into the firmware to find new features. There are loads of changes to be found in the latest build, and some of the changes aren't live yet because of missing components. One of the features that could be coming to a future Android...

Google is testing a new x-axis transition animation for Android 12’s settings

Google released the second Android 12 beta earlier today, and the new build brings loads of privacy features that Google announced at its I/O developer conference last month. As always, there are also lots of undocumented changes in the release, and if you're interested in learning about them, I have a running tweet thread that...

Android 12’s Material You wallpaper-based theming is now live

Google released Android 12 beta 2 today, and as the OS gets closer to release, there are a bunch of changes. One thing that the Mountain View firm promised back at Google I/O was that the theme of the device could automatically adjust to your wallpaper with Android 12. That's now live in the new...

How to install Android 12 Beta on Google Pixel and other Android devices

It’s that time of year again! Android 12, i.e. the next major release of Android is now available as public beta. This won’t give you the full Android 12 experience as it's still very much a work-in-progress, but for lucky owners of the Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel...