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Android’s notification dots are coming to Chrome OS

A new commit suggests that Chrome OS will soon get Android Oreo’s notification dots. Oreo wasn’t the biggest Android update ever released, but one of the features it did add was notification dots. Notification dots are those colorful circles that … Continue reading

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Android’s ‘Check for update’ button is broken, fix coming in 2018

The culprit? Google Play Services. Back in September, Googler Elliot Hughes announced on Google+ that Android’s “Check for update” button was being reworked so that it actually checked and pulled any new updates for your device rather than just doing … Continue reading

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Disney Emoji Blitz perfectly captures Android’s emoji problem

Emoji are really, really complicated, and they don’t need to be. Emoji are supposed to be easy, cute, and even fun. They’re whimsical ways to communicate with your friends, allowing you to create and converse in sometimes-cryptic pictographic codes. Emoji … Continue reading

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EU considers yet another record fine for Google, this time over Android’s anti-competitive terms

The EU and Google continue to battle over antitrust allegations. Google may be facing yet another decision in an antitrust investigation in the EU, according to a new report by Reuters, including a fine that could exceed $ 2.7 billion. … Continue reading

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Top 5 things you need to know about Kotlin, Android’s new programming language

What is Kotlin and why should I care about it? Google announced support for Kotlin in Android at Google I/O 2017, but many of us aren’t sure what’s going on or why we should care. Let’s take a look at … Continue reading

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