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Join 3.0 brings a revamped website, native desktop app, faster file transfers and more

Join is a popular service that lets you seamlessly send files, messages, clipboard contents, notifications, and more between your devices. The service has been around for a while now and has continued to evolve with new features and capabilities over time. Joaomgcd, the developer behind Join, has just released Join 3.0, which brings a revamped...

[Update 2: Join extension approved] The PushBullet and Join Chrome extensions are in danger of being removed due to vague privacy violations

In a bid to ensure that the Chrome Web Store doesn't host any malicious Chrome extensions, Google routinely updates the platform's privacy policies. Back in October 2018, the company announced one such update which was aimed at making extensions more secure. As part of the update, Google introduced new user controls for host permissions, made...

Join 2.3 beta adds local network file transfers and favorite right-click commands

When it comes to transferring files between devices, there are a number of different apps on the Google Play Store that you can use. Among these is Join, a feature-rich app from the developers of the popular automation app Tasker, that allows you to easily connect two devices and share things like notifications, messages, clipboard...

Latest Tasker and Join betas bring back clipboard monitoring on Android 10

Back in January this year, we learned that Android 10/Q might be considering blocking clipboard access to apps running in the background. When we first got our hands on the Android 10 beta in March, the same was confirmed to be true. This spelled the end for clipboard managers which require access to clipboard data...

[Update 2: Enabled in Chrome 77] Chrome for Android’s “Self Share” may let you push browser tabs to desktop Chrome

An important part of life in a digital world is integration between devices. When smartphones first arrived, there were tons of apps that made it possible to sync and share between devices. If you're a long-time Android user you may remember an app called "Chrome to Phone" that allowed you to push things from your...

Join 2.1.0 beta lets you install local Android apps on remote devices

Join is one of the more useful Android applications on Google Play. It offers users seamless synchronization between multiple devices. I use the app on my Windows laptop and Android phone to easily exchange webpages and files. Thankfully, the developer is consistent with the updates and never fails to surprise us. Just now, he announced...

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Are you looking for a place to make cool videos about mobile technology?  The XDA TV YouTube channel is looking for one or two talented fans who are interested in making videos for the channel. Watch the video below to learn more from TK Bay about joining the XDA TV crew. To be eligible, you need...

EasyJoin is a PushBullet and Join alternative for sharing links, files, and more between Android and your PC

Transferring pieces of content from a computer over to your Android device used to be quite the hassle. Most stuck with just sending an email to themselves, but there are some who came up with creative solutions to the problem. We saw the introduction of the Pushbullet application which soared in popularity before the developers...

Join 2.0 brings IFTTT support, predefined remote actions, and more

Join started as an application from João Dias that made it much easier to sync and share content between devices. At the time, the main player in the game was an application called Pushbullet, but even it received some negative backlash from the community when some of its features were gated off behind a subscription service....

Join Update Adds Themes, Multi-SIM Support, Stored Pushes and More

Transferring content from one device to another used to be a pain, and if you're anything like us, you usually just gave up and emailed yourself an attachment. But in recent years, services like Join have made file transfers more convenient than wired connections, and they're only getting better with time. Case in point: Join...

Create a Context Aware Fingerprint Reader in Tasker

Fingerprint readers are fairly limited in their default state. Besides the obvious ability to unlock the phone or authorize some payments, there isn't much else you can do with the fingerprint reader on most Android phones. The feature always felt like a missed opportunity - until now! Tasker-based, Context Aware Fingerprint Reader Creating a customized fingerprint reader...