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  • What’s new in WebView security
    Posted by Xiaowen Xin and Renu Chaudhary, Android Security TeamThe processing of external and untrusted content is often one of the mostimportant functions of an app. A newsreader shows the top news articles and ashopping app displays the catal…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 9:29pm -
  • Ending support for Android Market on Android 2.1 and lower
    Posted by Maximilian Ruppaner, Software Engineer on Google PlayOn June 30, 2017, Google will be ending support for the Android Market app onAndroid 2.1 Eclair and older devices. When this change happens, users on thesedevices will no longer be ab…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • Semantic Time support now available on the Awareness APIs
    Posted by Ritesh Nayak M, Product ManagerLast year at I/O we launched the Awareness API, a simple yetpowerful API that let developers use signals such as Location, Weather, Time andUser Activity to build contextually relevant app experiences.…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
  • Android Things Developer Preview 4.1
    Posted by Wayne Piekarski,Developer Advocate for IoTToday, we're releasing a new Developer Preview 4.1 (DP4.1) of Android Things, withupdates for new supported hardware and bug fixes to the platform. Android Thingsis Google's platform to enable…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 4:59pm -
  • Reduce friction with the new Location APIs
    Posted by Aaron Stacy, Software Engineer, Google Play servicesThe 11.0.0 release of the Google Play services SDK includes a new way to accessLocationServices.The new APIs do not require your app to manually manage a connection to GooglePlay ser…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
  • Recognizing Android Excellence on Google Play
    Posted by Kacey Fahey, Developer Marketing, Google PlayEvery day developers around the world are hard at work creating high qualityapps and games on Android. Striving to deliver amazing experiences for an evergrowing diverse user base, we've…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jun 17, 4:00pm -
  • Money made easily with the new Google Play Billing Library
    Posted by Neto Marin, Developer AdvocateMany developers want to make money through their apps, but it's not always easy to deal with all the different types of payment methods. We launched the Google Play In-app Billing API v3 in 2013, helping deve…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jun 17, 4:00pm -
  • Making the Internet safer and faster: Introducing reCAPTCHA Android API
    Posted by Wei Liu, Product ManagerWhen we launched reCAPTCHA ten years ago, we had a simple goal: enable users tovisit the sites they love without worrying about spam and abuse. Over the years,reCAPTCHA has changed quite a bit. It evolved from th…
    - 19 days ago, 9 Jun 17, 4:15pm -

Lifehacker: Android

  • The OnePlus 5 Is the New Android iPhone Ripoff—in a Very Good Way
    The OnePlus employees seemed a little annoyed when I asked how they felt about people comparing its new device to an iPhone. Sure, both phones feature dual camera designs. Yes, the OnePlus 5 has curves that look a lot like an Apple product. Ugh, fine…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 4:45pm -
  • This App Uses Artificial Intelligence To Manage Your Inbox
    There was a day a few years ago where I received 1000 emails.Read more...
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 12:11am -
  • Find Pride Events in Your Area With Google Maps 
    Pride month is in full swing, and Google Maps is making it easier to discover your local Pride events, or navigate around them.Read more...
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jun 17, 2:00pm -
  • Change Your Screen to Grayscale to Combat Phone Addiction
    Former Design Ethicist at Google and founder of the non-profit Time Well Spent Tristan Harris has been making the rounds lately, talking about how technology is engineered to be addictive and hijack our attention. He’s pretty persuasive, comparing…
    - 23 days ago, 5 Jun 17, 5:53pm -
  • Plex Just Killed My Cable Box Rental, and It Could Kill Yours Too
    One of the dirty secrets about streaming live TV services like PS Vue and Hulu TV is that in many cases you’re paying the same amount of money as you would for basic cable. The main difference, besides the benefit of not dealing with a godforsaken…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Jun 17, 2:24pm -
  • Ditch Apple's Default Keyboard for One of These Alternatives
    In terms of functionality, Apple’s generic, preloaded keyboard has certainly improved, but even after adding its own App Store, complete with stickers and apps, it’s still a little bland. What I do love about Apple is its support for third-party…
    - 32 days ago, 26 May 17, 10:00pm -
  • Set Your Apps to Dark Mode When You Take Your Phone to Bed 
    Reading your phone in bed is ruining your sleep schedule. But if, like me, you do it anyway, learn to do it without feeling like you’re staring into the sun (or annoying your sleeping partner) by enabling “dark mode” on every app that offers it…
    - 34 days ago, 25 May 17, 6:00pm -
  • Everything New About Android From Google I/O
    Today at the annual Google I/O developer conference, we learned about all the updates coming to the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, dubbed Android O for now—at least until its official release later this year. This is the eigh…
    - 41 days ago, 17 May 17, 8:00pm -

AndroidGuys

  • Bolster your resumé with lifetime access to 1,000+ courses, only $79
    Regardless of what you do for a living, or what classes you’re taking in school, chances are good that you can always sharpen your mental tools. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get certified in different fields and round out your resumé? How…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 8:44pm -
  • Android Studio 3.0: Seven latest features which Android app developers can’t afford to miss
    In today’s era, mobile technology is ruling everyone’s life and mobile apps have become the prime necessity of people. Most of them prefer Android platform mobiles as there are large number of great and innovative Android apps built at the most a…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • Amazon adds the Nokia 6, Moto E4 to its lineup of Prime Exclusive Phones
    You’re probably familiar with Amazon’s line of Prime Exclusive Phones which awards Prime members big discounts on select phones. Well, today’s Amazon updated the portfolio to include a few new additions. The most notable one is the Nokia 6 –…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 3:00pm -
  • Virgin Mobile says it will continue to support its Android user base
    Last week, Sprint-owned Virgin Mobile announced it will stop selling Android smartphones and will instead be offering only iPhones, as well as a new iPhone-exclusive unlimited plan dubbed the “Inner Circle”. But while the news was greeted with en…
    - 17 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 2:00pm -
  • Check out this ZTE Lamborghini phone, reportedly coming soon
    Chinese mobile device maker, ZTE appears to have entered a partnership with marque Italian sports car manufacturer Lamborghini in order to produce a phone, if a few recent photographs showcasing a mysterious handset are to be believed. Details about…
    - 18 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 1:30pm -
  • Honor 9 launches as the “Light Catcher” on the global market
    Earlier this month, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor unveiled the Honor 9 in China, the successor of the popular Honor 8 of last year. The Honor 9 arrives with pretty spectacular specs and a sleek 3G glass and metal bezel design that creates a subtle metal…
    - 18 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • Your Amazon Echo devices can now work as a home intercom system
    Have more than one Amazon Echo around the house? Well, Amazon is gearing up to release a new feature that will allow you to use them as a connected intercom. The feature will become available across Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show devices and you shoul…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 11:30am -
  • Buy an LG G6 or LG V20 from T-Mobile and get a free LG MiniBeam Projector, B&O headset
    Back in February, T-Mobile had a promotion running which offered a free LG MiniBeam Projector with the purchase of the LG V20 or LG G5. Well, a few months later a similar deal is once again available from the carrier. Buy an LG G6 or LG V20 and get a…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 11:00am -

AndroidTapp

  • AndroidTapp acquired by BlueStacks
    It’s been an amazing journey this past 7 years reviewing thousands of Android apps. I know in the past we played a mean April Fool’s joke stating the search giant had acquired us, however, this announcement is indeed no joke. AndroidTapp h…
    - 9 May 16, 2:00pm -
  • Clash Royale Update – New Cards, More Rewards & Live Spectating!
    Today’s update of Clash Royale brings new cards, more rewards and live spectating of matches. Here’s the breakdown: SIX NEW CARDS New Common Card: Fire Spirits New Rare Card: Furnace New Epic Card: Guards New Legendary Cards: Lava Hound, Mi…
    - 3 May 16, 12:12pm -
  • Crossy Road updated with Multiplayer gaming
    Crossy Road, an ultra popular traffic-dodging arcade game, has been updated to multiplayer over WiFi. Android users can download the update now, iOS users will get the update in May. You can now play locally with 2-4 friends. The retro styled…
    - 21 Apr 16, 6:59pm -
  • Redcon Strike Commander – strategy game to bombard & annihilate rebels
    Redcon is set in a dystopian future where humankind only knows war. You command a strike fleet with the goal to annihilate a traitor General and his rebellious army. Advancing forward you discover all of his strike forces and use your fleet to…
    - 20 Apr 16, 2:03pm -
  • Android Apps Security Alert: bait & switch malware demanding ransoms
    Scummy cyber-crooks have unleashed a new type of malware for Android devices into the wild so beware!!! They’re imploring bait & switch ransomware trying to force unsuspecting victims to pay a fee to unlock their compromised devices. About 8…
    - 12 Apr 16, 6:41pm -
  • App Weekender: new Android games you should download (Week 15)
    In combing through the weekly app submissions I came across more than half a dozen cool new Android games you should download. These are some of the gems from our queue this week so we haven’t thoroughly reviewed them yet but they look en…
    - 12 Apr 16, 11:45am -
  • Reddit: The Official Android App now in Google Play
    Reddit official Android App is now out of closed beta and available in Google Play. Reddit anywhere with the official app (even from the office restroom). Get the latest news, trends, and memes on the Internet first on Reddit. You get to decid…
    - 7 Apr 16, 3:24pm -
  • One-click mobile game streaming to Twitch with BlueStacks
    Install Today BlueStacks announced a new feature for one-click mobile game streaming to Twitch called BlueStacks TV. If you’ve ever tried to stream your mobile gaming in real-time then you know the challenges in doing so is not cheap nor easy…
    - 7 Apr 16, 1:15pm -

Android Gist

  • Latest Top 10 Android Phone Tricks
    The beauty of Android lies in the ability to customize, tweak and hack every aspect of the OS. With these tricks, you can improve your Android experiences and turn your phone into a powerful machine for most of your computing needs. Note that some of…
    - 4 Apr 15, 5:58pm -
  • Top 8 WhatsApp Features And Tricks You Don’t Know
    WhatsApp is the most popular instant messaging app. There are many features and tricks many users are still not aware of. So we’re are going to list those features and tricks to enable you enjoy your WhatsApp usage to the fullest. 1. WhatsApp Calli…
    - 2 Apr 15, 11:52am -
  • WhatsApp Calling Feature Now Available To Everyone
    You must have heard about the voice-calling feature being added to popular messaging app, WhatsApp. Until now, only those who received the invite calls from other users or those who applied some “hacks” were able to activate this long-awaited fea…
    - 31 Mar 15, 6:10pm -
  • Google has made an Ebola-proof Tablet
    In a bid to assist the men and women who are seriously fighting against the dreaded ebola disease in Sierra Leone,  Google has created an ‘Ebola-proof’ tablet for collecting patient data. The tablet is said to be based on the Sony Xperia tablet…
    - 24 Mar 15, 8:43am -
  • Infinix Hot Note: Features and Specifications
    The Infinix Hot Note is another Android device that is currently creating a lot of buzz in the market. It’s been surrounded with the slogan  JIMsBigThing which means that it is coming in partnership with Jumia, Infinix and MTN (JIM). Infinix is th…
    - 17 Mar 15, 7:22pm -
  • 6 Ways to Speed Up Your Android Smartphone
    As you start using your new smartphone, every operation will seem to be pretty fast. But after some time, you start noticing how slow your phone has become. This is manifested in apps taking longer time to open, apps running slowly and at some times,…
    - 14 Mar 15, 12:18pm -
  • Google unwraps Android 5.1 Lollipop Update
    Google has started the roll out of Android 5.1 Lollipop. The update improves stability and performance and offers a few new features like support for multiple SIM cards, Device Protection and high definition (HD)  voice on compatible phones. Whether…
    - 10 Mar 15, 4:23am -
  • WhatsApp Voice Calls Available Now in Updated App
    If you have been waiting for the voice-calling feature of WhatsApp, you no longer need to wait any longer as users are now reporting another wave of WhatsApp calls being activited. Go to WhatsApp’s official website to grab the latest version of the…
    - 9 Mar 15, 6:27am -

Droid Guru

  • Download Snake King For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Snake King for PC Snake King by developer mobirix is one of the most popular games in the Google Play store.The game has more than 1 lakh installs on the Google Play store alone.The game consists of various modes ,boss battles and even mutiplayer.Pla…
    - 20 Jun 15, 7:20am -
  • Download PewPew For PC(Windows and Mac)
    PewPew by developer Jean-François Geyelin is an addictive arcade shooting game for Android and iOS.It’s basically a retro shooting game with 5 different game modes.The game runs at a very high frame rate and is one of the most downloaded apps in…
    - 16 Apr 15, 2:28pm -
  • Cooking Fever For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Cooking Fever by developer Nordcurrent is one of the most popular games in the iOS app store.The app lets users cook a variety of dishes from more than hundred ingredients.The game also features around 8 unique locations from Desserts and Fast Food…
    - 27 Jan 15, 12:59pm -
  • Download Fun Run 2 For PC (Windows and Mac)
    Fun Run 2 For PC Fun Run 2 By developer Dirty Bit is one of the most popular online games available for mobile phones and tablets.The game lets users compete with their friends in a race.The user can also match up with random players and race to the…
    - 30 Dec 14, 8:28am -
  • Download Stick Hero For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Stick Hero For PC Stick Hero from developer Ketchapp is one of the most popular game in Android and iOS apps store.The game features a stick man who has to cross from one hurdle to another with the help of sticks.The user needs to stretch the sticks…
    - 6 Dec 14, 3:27pm -
  • Download Candy Crush Soda Saga For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Candy Crush Soda Saga For PC Candy Crush Soda Saga is the latest addition to the popular Candy Crush series.The game features all new candies and over 140 addictive levels.The game comes with 3 new game modes:Soda,Frosting and Honey.In Soda,players c…
    - 23 Nov 14, 5:34pm -
  • Download Pomelo For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Pomelo For PC Pomelo is a photo-editing app that comes with around 70 stunning filters which make your picture look gorgeous.The filters are arranged in easy to use categories like LOMO, Pola, Film, Vintage and B&W.Pomelo also comes with some photo…
    - 8 Nov 14, 5:18am -
  • Download Quizlet For PC(Windows and Mac)
    Quizlet For PC Quizlet is an innovative new app which makes it easy to study anywhere.The app lets users study and play simple games.Players can search from millions of flashcards and study from them.The app also has an option for the user to upload…
    - 30 Oct 14, 3:39pm -