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How Android Banking Trojans Are Slipping Past Google Play’s Defenses

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In what is a grim reminder to be careful what you install, a new bunch of Android apps have been downloaded more than 300,000 times and are stealing bank account information and draining accounts.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/771654/how-android-banking-trojans-are-slipping-past-google-plays-defenses/
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DJI tells Pixel 6 owners to borrow another phone to use its drones and cameras

DJI’s drones and action cameras have become popular among content creators and photographers for their high quality and powerful automation. And naturally, many of the same people chose to pick up a Pixel 6 for its excellent photo and video quality. Unfortunately, this combination isn’t working out very well due to a bug or incompatibility that’s preventing DJI apps from performing as intended, and it’s leaving some devices virtually unusable.

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Source: https://www.androidpolice.com/dji-tells-pixel-6-owners-to-borrow-another-phone-to-use-its-drones-and-cameras/
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How to Find Which Apps Are Using the Most Memory on Android

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Many Android phones have plenty of memory these days, but not everyone wants to shell out the cash for them. Even if you do, you may wonder what apps are eating up RAM. We’ll show you how to find out.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/768356/how-to-find-which-apps-are-using-the-most-memory-on-android/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

Android May Soon Translate iMessage Reactions Into Emoji for Green Bubbles

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If you have an Android phone, you’re probably used to seeing a line from an iPhone-using friend or family member that they’ve “emphasized” your previous message. What does that even mean? In iMessage speak, that’s a double exclamation mark, or the ‼ emoji.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/android-may-soon-translate-imessage-reactions-into-emoj-1848091358
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How to Use Adaptive Battery to Make Your Android Phone Last as Long as Possible

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From dimming the screen brightness to switching on airplane mode to carrying around a portable charger, keeping a smartphone battery alive as long as possible between charges is a challenge that we’ve faced for as long as smartphones have been around. With the many upgrades we’ve seen from smartphones over the years,…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/how-to-use-adaptive-battery-to-make-your-android-phone-1848045052
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The best Android apps in 2021

The best Android apps are well-designed, easy to use, and run well on any device, from older budget devices to newer hardware. In our roundup of the best apps for Android, we’ll cross categories to provide you with a starter pack of sorts to figure out which apps to download. If you’re new to Android, think of this list as a greatest hits, and if you’ve been around the platform for a few years, perhaps you’ll find something to add to your arsenal. Like with the best Android games, this list will grow and evolve over time, so leave your favorites in the comments.

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Source: https://www.androidpolice.com/best-android-apps/
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Samsung’s Galaxy S21 series updated to One UI 4 with new Android 12 features

Following a beta launch in September, Samsung has released its One UI 4 software with new features from Android 12 like the Privacy Dashboard. As usual, owners of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S21 smartphone lineup, including the Galaxy S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra, will be first in line to receive it. 

The biggest change with the new skin is how it looks. One UI 4 now allows a more customized experience with new color palettes and widgets, along with a wider range of emoji features, GIFs and stickers. That sounds very much like Android 12’s Material You, except it’s not auto- or AI-generated. 

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The other difference from before is around security. Following the lead of Android 12, Samsung is introducing a Privacy Dashboard that brings all settings and controls into one place. For example, it will show when an app is attempting to access your camera, microphone or other sensor, and why it needed that data.

Other features include access to Samsung’s extended ecosystem of devices and third-party apps. That will ensure a “seamless experience” when using non-Samsung apps like Google Duo, the company said. It’s also promising a uniform look across devices like the Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Tab.

Since the release of One UI, Samsung has been trying to get the latest versions of Android onto its high-end smartphones as quickly as possible. It’s fair to say it’s done that here, as Google released Android 12 less than a month ago onto its Pixel 3 devices. One UI 4 is available starting today for Galaxy S21 device, “and will soon arrive to previous Galaxy S and Note series as well as Galaxy A series, foldables and tablets,” the company said. 

Source: https://www.engadget.com/samsung-galaxy-s21-phones-get-update-to-one-ui-4-110031121.html?src=rss
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Why Am I Missing Notifications on Android?

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With so much of the Android expirience revolving around notifications, it’s very frustrating to realize you missed one. What if it was urgent? What if it was really important? We’ll help you find some of the reasons why this happens.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/763365/why-am-i-missing-notifications-on-android/
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How to Send Directions From Google Maps on Desktop to Your Phone

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Google Maps for iPhone and Android is great, but sometimes the journey begins on your desktop computer. Thankfully, it’s super easy to send those directions to your phone. You can pick things up there and be on your way.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/762369/how-to-send-directions-from-google-maps-on-desktop-to-your-phone/
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