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Chrome for Android is finally going 64-bit

Chrome for Android is finally going 64-bit

The first Android version to support 64-bit architecture was Android 5.0 Lollipop, introduced back in November 2014. Since then, more and more 64-bit processors shipped, and today, virtually all Android devices are capable of running 64-bit software (excluding one or two or more oddballs). However, Google Chrome has never made the jump and is only...

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Mozilla simplifies its Firefox lineup on Android

Mozilla simplifies its Firefox lineup on Android

If you thought the Google Chrome lineup was complicated with its stable, beta, dev, and Canary channels, you haven’t looked into Firefox for Android. For a while, we had stable Firefox, Firefox Beta, Firefox Nightly, Firefox Preview, and Firefox Preview Nightly (not to mention the separate Firefox Focus) — truly a mess if you’re just...

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How to go back to an older version of an app on Android

How to go back to an older version of an app on Android

This story was originally published 2019/11/20 9:25am PSTon Nov 20, 2019 and last updated 2020/07/02 11:49am PDTon Jul 2, 2020.  Sometimes, the latest version of an app isn’t the best version. Bugs and issues can happen, and while rolling back to an older version can be a security risk, sometimes you just have to do it...

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Verizon updates Samsung Galaxy A10e, A20 to Android 10

Verizon updates Samsung Galaxy A10e, A20 to Android 10

Verizon is passing on Android 10 updates for the Samsung Galaxy A10e and A20 to owners right now. Unlocked A10e and A20 units in North America had started receiving OTAs about 3 weeks ago, according to PiunikaWeb, with Android 10 as well as One UI 2.0. AT&T sent out its Android 10 update to A10e...

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Galaxy Tab A 10.1 and Tab A 8.0 receive Android 10 update

Galaxy Tab A 10.1 and Tab A 8.0 receive Android 10 update

Android 11 is on the horizon, but there are still plenty of phones and tablets that need an upgrade to Android 10. Samsung has been ramping up its rollout on tablets, as most versions of the Tab S5e and Tab S6 now have Android 10, and the company’s cheaper tablets are next in line for...

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Google Messages adopts bubble notifications for Android 11 Beta users

Google Messages adopts bubble notifications for Android 11 Beta users

4 Google Messages appears to be rolling out support for bubble chatheads as provided for in Android 11 Beta 1. The company promised this adaptation a few weeks ago. Going into the app’s settings, users may find a new Bubbles item. Selecting it will take them to a system settings panel with the new interface...

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Google’s Stadia Controller now works wirelessly with Android phones

Google’s Stadia Controller now works wirelessly with Android phones

When it began shipping last year, the Stadia Controller worked wirelessly on TVs hooked up to a Chromecast Ultra, but using it with any phone or laptop required it to be connected via USB-C cable, which doesn’t make for the most comfortable gaming experience. Earlier this year, Google rolled out the ability to connect wirelessly...