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Arizona becomes first state to support driver’s licenses and IDs in iPhone Wallet

Google and Apple have been interested in supporting government-issued IDs in their mobile payment apps for several years at this point. Android 13 will require new devices to support secure storage of IDs, but Apple has now beat Google to the punch. Residents of the U.S state of Arizona can now store their driver's license...

This library makes it easier to use updated graphics drivers on your smartphone, without root

Smartphone-oriented websites tend to focus only on the latest devices, but a large chunk of users choose not to upgrade their phones for one reason or another. Barring hardware failure, many of these devices may still have years of use ahead of them because, to their owners, they still work just fine. While custom ROMs...

Download Android USB Drivers for popular OEMs

So you've got an Android device and want to dive deep into the world of modding? Be it rooting or installing a custom ROM like LineageOS, most of the aftermarket modding requires you to connect your Android smartphone to a computer using a USB cable so you can use tools like the Android Debug Bridge...

Project Treble Brings Extended Linux Kernel Security Support to Combat Fragmentation

One of the major issues for Android over the years has been device fragmentation. The Android version and Linux kernel version a device are on can have a massive impact on the device’s security and usability, and Google is making a concerted effort to improve Android’s update lifecycle with Project Treble. At Linaro Connect San Francisco...

Nexus 9 will not be getting support for the Vulkan Graphics API

Back in February, the Khronos Working Group released the first public version of the successor to OpenGL: Vulkan. This graphics API promised to provide developers with a set of tools to significantly enhance performance in short by reducing overhead, providing more direct GPU control, and lower CPU usage. In addition, the graphics API shows great...