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Microsoft’s Edge browser now has iOS, Android versions

Peter Bright, ArsTechnica, 105/17 The Arrow Launcher on Android has been renamed and promoted from the Garage. In a bid to improve cross-device user experience, Microsoft today released betas of its Edge browser for iOS and Android. The browsers have been developed to address a gap in the current Edge experience: with Windows Mobile all but unused, […]

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Posted on October 5, 2017 at 11:37 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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iOS 11 is here with improved multitasking and AR

Steve Dent, Engadget, 9/22/17 It’s update (and backup) time. With multitasking, ARKit and more AI smarts, iOS 11 is one of Apple’s biggest iOS updates yet. It just started rolling out around the world, so don’t be surprised to see a message on your iPhone or iPad soon. If you’ve been procrastinating, now would be a good time […]

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Posted on September 22, 2017 at 3:42 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Inside Android Oreo’s quest to protect your phone

Lily Hay Newman, Wired, 9/7/17 Android’s recently released Oreo update packs in plenty of features, including a battery life boost and a notifications rethink. But Oreo’s most important improvements will happen behind the scenes, with a host of security updates designed to evolve with ever-expanding digital threats. From halting ransomware to blocking malicious apps and easing Android’s […]

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Posted on September 7, 2017 at 5:43 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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How Android Oreo and iOS 11 features compare to each other

Karkssa Bell, Mashable, 8/31/17 There’s a good chance your phone will be receiving a major update in the near future. Both Apple and Google are gearing up to launch the next versions of iOS and Android respectively. Google finally shipped Android Oreo (version 8.0) earlier this week, and Apple is putting the finishing touches on iOS 11 as we […]

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Posted on August 31, 2017 at 3:06 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Android phones could follow Apple’s lead with new 3D facial recognition

Brett Williams, Mashable, 8/18/17 Android phones sometimes follow Apple’s lead when it comes to key functionality features, and the next generation of smartphones could be no different. Future Android devices are expected to mimic one of the upcoming iPhone 8‘s most anticipated new features: 3D facial scanning. Qualcomm’s next generation of Snapdragon chips, which will be announced […]

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Posted on August 18, 2017 at 8:42 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Windows 10 preview connects your Android phone to your PC

Jon Fingas, Engadget, 8/2817 Pick up your web browsing where you left off. Microsoft is acting on its promise to make PCs and phones live in harmony. It just posted a Windows 10 Insider Preview (on the Fast ring) that introduces the first batch of features integrating Windows with your mobile devices. If you have an Android phone, […]

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Posted on August 2, 2017 at 5:48 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Mozilla’s new Firefox features improve browsing on iOS and Android

David Lumb, Engadget, 7/21/17 The mobile apps get a few upgrades apiece. Firefox is adding a few quality-of-life features to its mobile browsers. To celebrate hitting one million downloads in the month since it launched, the minimalistic, privacy-intensive Firefox Focus for Android now lets users download files, supports full-screen video and enables opening the browser right from notifications. […]

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Posted on July 21, 2017 at 5:30 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Google brings its fancy Motion Stills GIF-making app to Android

Jessica Conditt, Engadget, 7/20/17 It’s been an iOS exclusive for the past year. Motion Stills has existed in a strange space for the past year. It’s a Google-made app but it’s been available only on iOS, piggybacking off Apple’s Live Photos function to create dramatic, stabilized GIFs and short videos. Android owners, Google’s main user base, […]

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Posted on July 20, 2017 at 4:58 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Rooting Android vs Jailbreaking iPhone: Which One is Better?

Rajesh Pandey, iPhoneHacks, 5/30/17 For advanced iPhone users, the best way to customise their handset is to jailbreak it which opens the door to a world of tweaks and hacks. While latest iOS releases are now not getting jailbreak’d as frequently as before, it still remains a popular choice among power users who cannot use […]

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Posted on May 30, 2017 at 11:25 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Android Device Manager has a new name: Find My Device

Richard Lawler, Engadget, 5/20/17 Part of the Google Play Protect rollout is a new name for an old feature. Since Google introduced Android Device Manager in 2013 it has updated the feature periodically, but the latest change gives it a new name — Find My Device — and a few new features. It’s now a […]

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Posted on May 20, 2017 at 8:14 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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