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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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Xiaomi brings MIUI Security app to the Play Store for faster updates

Xiaomi brings MIUI Security app to the Play Store for faster updates

Android has always taken flak from Apple for its OS update policies, but just because every Android device may not get system updates quickly doesn’t mean they have to miss out on features. Google allows manufacturers to update system level apps through the Play Store without having to push entire system upgrades. Xiaomi is up...

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Google Maps updates satellite view with Black Lives Matter mural

Google Maps updates satellite view with Black Lives Matter mural

After a street section opposite the White House was renamed to “Black Lives Matter Plaza,” Google moved quickly last week to update Maps with the new label. But the satellite imagery wasn’t refreshed immediately to show the massive “Black Lives Matter” street mural. Google Maps has now updated the images of that part of Washington...

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June updates for Google Pixels are here with plenty of bugfixes

June updates for Google Pixels are here with plenty of bugfixes

Google’s monthly Pixel software update is now rolling out, including June 2020’s security patches and changes announced as part of this quarter’s Pixel Feature Drop. The OTA should be rolling out in the traditional sense shortly, but in the meantime, you can sideload the update yourself, or peruse the huge list of Pixel functional patches...

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Google Play Store showing mysterious ’empty’ app updates

Google Play Store showing mysterious ’empty’ app updates

Dozens of updates. No file size. No version change. And they’re happening all the time. What’s up with the Google Play Store refreshing apps that apparently don’t need it? Android owners over the past month and change have been sharing screenshots from the Play Store’s updates page showing apps that apparently have updates in the...

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Bing Wallpapers app launches with daily updates to your background

Bing Wallpapers app launches with daily updates to your background

While the search engine wars haven’t been particularly kind to Bing, fans of the service often praise it for updating the home page with beautiful and interesting background photos each day. It has been so popular that it has sparked a small following, and there are several wallpaper apps dedicated to pulling the images from...

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Samsung halts monthly Galaxy S8 updates, moves phone to quarterly releases

Samsung halts monthly Galaxy S8 updates, moves phone to quarterly releases

Samsung’s once-flagship Galaxy S8 series turned three following the recent launch of the Galaxy S20 line. While the company usually commits to two years of regular OS and security updates for its high-end models, the releases start to get a bit more infrequent after that. That’s just what’s happening now to the manufacturer’s 2017 Galaxy...

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