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How to Sync Your Work Between Your Android Phone and Windows

android-windows-featured-image.jpgMicrosoft used to produce its own smartphone and OS, but recently they have moved away from maintaining their own smartphone operating system and are developing software for other mobile phones. Their Windows OS for mobile phones is no longer in production, and in its place they are developing mobile apps for Android and iOS. These new programs are more user-friendly and allow you to sync your work progress between your PC and your phone without losing data or formatting. It isn’t the first time Microsoft has made it possible for Android users to use programs like Word, Excel, or Outlook on their phones, but… Read more

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Source: https://www.maketecheasier.com/sync-work-between-android-windows/

Android users receive creepy ‘Superuser’ Facebook request for full access to their devices

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Facebook wants all your data, and, when it comes to Android users, it’s not afraid to ask for it. 

Several users of the social media service posted on Twitter early Friday morning to report that their Android Facebook apps were requesting “superuser access” to their devices. That’s right, Facebook apparently wants “full access” to the phones, for that little period of time known as “forever.”

As Bleeping Computer reported, it’s not exactly clear what is going on here, but a possible coding error could be to blame. We reached out to Facebook for comment but received no response as of press time.  Read more…

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Source: https://mashable.com/2018/05/18/facebook-android-app-superuser/?utm_campaign=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial

10 ways OnePlus 6 is different

Today we’re taking a peek at a bunch of ways in which the OnePlus 6 is different from its competition. That means different from iPhone X, different from Samsung Galaxy S9+, and different from the LG G7 ThinQ. The OnePlus 6 was revealed in full this afternoon for the first time, and it’ll be released to the public on the … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/10-ways-oneplus-6-is-different-16530976/

How to Fix No SIM Card Detected on Android

Sim-Featured.jpgThere are various reasons why your Android device won’t read the SIM card. Some possible causes could be that you didn’t insert the SIM card correctly, or your Android device is experimenting a software issue. Whatever the reason is, a solution needs to be found quickly. Here are some fixes for those times when your Android phone can’t detect the SIM card. Related: Embedded Sim (eSim) Explained and How It Affects You Basic Fixes to No SIM Card Detected Error If what’s causing your SIM card error is a software issue, sometimes a simple reboot is all it takes to fix the problem. Long-press on… Read more

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Source: https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-no-sim-card-detected-android/

OnePlus 6 photos and price leak on Amazon

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The mother of all leaks just happened to OnePlus on Amazon’s German website, Amazon.de. The company’s upcoming flagship phone, the OnePlus 6, was briefly listed there, revealing the price and what appear to be official photos, showing the device from all angles. 

The photos and info are now gone, but they were snatched by WinFuture.de, which claims the phone will be available from May 22 in Midnight Black and Mirror Black colors. 

The listing didn’t have all the specs, but it had enough for us to be able to piece together a complete picture, based on previous announcements and rumors.  Read more…

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Source: https://mashable.com/2018/05/14/oneplus-6-leak-photos/?utm_campaign=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial

Android malware returned to Google Play with just a name change

images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRqrKrGBWszy7VifC42OOv Android malware returned to Google Play with just a name change  EngadgetMust read: top 10 Android stories  Android Authority (blog)Google Will Improve iPhone X-like Gestures Of Android P In Next Preview  FossbytesGoogle: Latest Google News, Images, Videos & Rumors – Gizbot  GizbotFull coverage

Source: https://www.engadget.com/2018/05/14/android-malware-returned-to-google-play-with-just-a-name-change/

Google will require some Android phone makers to roll out ‘regular’ security patches

images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS1Q8CCJtu2riMDIlVY6lh Google will require some Android phone makers to roll out ‘regular’ security patches  The VergeRevised Android partner agreements may improve regularity of security patching by OEMs  NeowinAndroid P Dashboard: Here’s how it will help curb phone addiction  Pocket-lint.comFull coverage

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/11/17345184/google-android-security-patches-oem-partners

What do we even mean when we say ‘Android’?

images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQzxEcZkx-1OmuL5q9UAWN What do we even mean when we say ‘Android’?  The VergeBehind the wheel with Volvo’s Android infotainment system  Digital TrendsComment: With the Android P Beta, we see the first fruits of Project Treble  9to5GoogleKeynote (Google I/O ’18)  YouTubeGoogle Duplex Is Classist: Here’s How to Fix It  PCMagFull coverage

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/11/17343510/google-android-p-google-io-2018

How to Restrict Android App Permissions

android-app-permissions-featured.jpgAndroid’s app permissions system has improved over the years. In the past app permissions were broadly defined, and most apps would have to request permission to more device functionality so as to have access to a simple function, and you often have to accept all the permission requests or not install it. There was no way to restrict access except by uninstalling the app. Recent versions of Android have rectified the situation by switching to a more granular permission system and giving users the option to restrict an app from accessing a specific feature on a device. In addition, you no longer grant all the… Read more

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Source: https://www.maketecheasier.com/restrict-android-app-permissions/

ZTE faces bleak future after US ban prevents it from making phones

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ZTE faces bleak future after US ban prevents it from making phones  EngadgetZTE’s stopping all operations due to Denial Order from the US  Android CentralZTE Is No Longer Making Phones  Tom’s GuideFull coverage

Source: https://www.engadget.com/2018/05/09/zte-phones-us-ban-qualcomm/

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