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<p>Android 11’s first Developer Preview is upon us, and there are going to be a ton of changes under the hood to discover and analyze. Given that it only just came out, we’re only just beginning to discover new features. On Google’s Android Developer blog, however, they’ve outlined one change that may go a long</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/android-apps-background-location-google-approval/">All Play Store apps will eventually need approval from Google to access location in the background</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

All Play Store apps will eventually need approval from Google to access location in the background

Android 11’s first Developer Preview is upon us, and there are going to be a ton of changes under the hood to discover and analyze. Given that it only just came out, we’re only just beginning to discover new features. On Google’s Android Developer blog, however, they’ve outlined one change that may go a long […]

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Android 11 tests a new screenshot preview with scrolling screenshot support

Android 11 is here, and with it comes loads of new features and under-the-hood improvements. While we’re trying to discover them all, it may take some time before we find all of them. You may remember that before we knew that Google would drop the letter naming scheme entirely for Android versions, the company said […]

The Your Phone app integrates with the Galaxy S20 series and Z Flip

Microsoft Your Phone brings RCS and cross-device copy and paste to Windows if you have the Galaxy S20 or Z Flip

 Microsoft has seemingly held a growing love for the Android platform in recent months, instigating a relationship with Samsung and integrating the company’s Your Phone app into Samsung smartphones. The premise is simple – link your Samsung smartphone to your computer and share notifications, make phone calls, and more between your phone and computer. The […]

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Video shows Microsoft’s new “Outlook Spaces” app before release

Microsoft has taken somewhat of an extended look at organizational and professional uses for its suite of programs in recent years, more so than usual. Microsoft Teams, a Slack competitor, kickstarted the trend in 2017. While it’s true that Microsoft has always had a focus on enterprise, it’s apparent that only recently have they seemingly […]

<p>WhatsApp remains the favorite messaging platform of many, and with over two billion users, its ubiquity makes communication simple. However, with growing concerns surrounding its ownership by Facebook (even though WhatsApp boasts end-to-end encryption), many are looking towards alternative options. Facebook’s track record when it comes to privacy has never been good, and with the</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/signal-privacy-whatsapp-50-million/">Privacy-centric messenger Signal is ramping up to take on WhatsApp</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Privacy-centric messenger Signal is ramping up to take on WhatsApp

WhatsApp remains the favorite messaging platform of many, and with over two billion users, its ubiquity makes communication simple. However, with growing concerns surrounding its ownership by Facebook (even though WhatsApp boasts end-to-end encryption), many are looking towards alternative options. Facebook’s track record when it comes to privacy has never been good, and with the […]

<p>With the launch of Google Stadia, the company promised that there would be a free tier within “the next few months.” The idea of a free tier is that potential-buyers can test the service before going all-in on a kit and a subscription, in order to avoid unnecessary spending in case your internet connection can’t</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/stadia-free-tier-pro-subscribers-new-games/">Stadia’s free tier will be available first to Pro subscribers, 5 new games incoming</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Stadia’s free tier will be available first to Pro subscribers, 5 new games incoming

With the launch of Google Stadia, the company promised that there would be a free tier within “the next few months.” The idea of a free tier is that potential-buyers can test the service before going all-in on a kit and a subscription, in order to avoid unnecessary spending in case your internet connection can’t […]

<p>Depending on who you ask, Huawei is either the world’s second or third largest smartphone brand in the world, surpassing even Apple during some previous fiscal quarters. Their impressive growth was achieved even without releasing a smartphone on a major mobile carrier in the U.S., though not for lack of trying. While it’s clear that the</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/huaweis-cfo-arrested-canada-alleged-iran-sanction-violations/">[Update: New Charges] Huawei’s CFO was arrested in Canada over alleged Iran sanction violations</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

[Update: New Charges] Huawei’s CFO was arrested in Canada over alleged Iran sanction violations

Depending on who you ask, Huawei is either the world’s second or third largest smartphone brand in the world, surpassing even Apple during some previous fiscal quarters. Their impressive growth was achieved even without releasing a smartphone on a major mobile carrier in the U.S., though not for lack of trying. While it’s clear that the […]

<p>Following an exodus of exhibitors from Mobile World Congress Barcelona, MWC 2020 in Barcelona has been canceled. While no doubt it’s the best decision the GSMA could make in order to avoid potentially accelerating the already scary (and unknown) COVID-2019 pandemic, it has left many smartphone manufacturers with few options other than to cancel the</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/oppo-find-x2-xiaomi-mi-10-realme-x50-pro-launch-changes/">OPPO Find X2 and Xiaomi Mi 10 global launches postponed, Realme X50 Pro launch moved to online</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

OPPO Find X2 and Xiaomi Mi 10 global launches postponed, Realme X50 Pro launch moved to online

Following an exodus of exhibitors from Mobile World Congress Barcelona, MWC 2020 in Barcelona has been canceled. While no doubt it’s the best decision the GSMA could make in order to avoid potentially accelerating the already scary (and unknown) COVID-2019 pandemic, it has left many smartphone manufacturers with few options other than to cancel the […]

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MIUI 11 is testing a new security feature that warns you when apps are using sensitive permissions

With our phones becoming somewhat of a crutch in our every-day lives, there’s a lot of potential abuse that can take place through someone’s smartphone. That’s why we’ve seen a massive overhaul in the permissions system with the launch of Android 10, which allows you to only grant temporary GPS access to apps when they’re […]