Netflix is suddenly reappearing on the Play Store for some previously banished modified devices

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_Netflix-Generic-Hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-451730" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_Netflix-Generic-Hero-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>This May, Netflix <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/05/13/netflix-confirms-blocking-rootedunlocked-devices-app-still-working-now/">started blocking</a> rooted and unlocked devices from downloading the company's app on Google Play. It was an unfortunate restriction that locked out many people and stirred up a lot of anger. Over the last week, some of us at AP have started noticing the app reappearing, even though our devices still don't pass SafetyNet/Google Play device certification.<span id="more-451729"></span></p> <p>Not all of us are seeing the Netflix app return. My own bootloader-unlocked Pixel XL still adamantly refuses to show the app listing, but Artem's is...

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How carriers are helping those affected by California wildfires

NBC News Wildfires in California are currently ravaging the state with over 100,000 acres burned. Due to strong winds and dry conditions, the fires have spread quickly and displaced more than 20,000 people. 17 are confirmed dead and more than 600 missing persons reports have been filed. At times like these, staying updated on the situation […]

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KGI: All 2018 iPhones to adopt Face ID as Apple abandons Touch ID

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is out tonight with a new investor note. Kuo explains that, despite initially believing Apple might readopt fingerprint technology, it’s now likely that all 2018 iPhone models will move to Face ID and leave Touch ID in the past… Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover Kuo last month had issued […]

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Qualcomm fined $773 million by Taiwan’s FTC for allegedly anticompetitive practices

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/nexus2cee_QualcommLawsuitHero_thumb_thumb.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-430405" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/nexus2cee_QualcommLawsuitHero_thumb_thumb-728x409.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Yesterday the Taiwan FTC (Fair Trade Commission) fined Qualcomm an incredible $773 million (TWD 23 billion) for allegedly violating antitrust rules in the country over the last seven years. In a <a href="https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2017/10/11/qualcomm-disagrees-decision-taiwan-fair-trade-commission-and-intends-seek?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTmpKbU5HTmpZbVEwWkdRdyIsInQiOiJkYTBBbGdZUTJJKzE3NlF3cjJMZmdHQ1lLelZSQitiU0pDbnZoanBWNENCbjhUXC8wMUZrR0l2QldyT3hreWpBMFZrUExtN3NSRjNUeUROVGRNZnpcL0w5T2t3NW9SVHBwUmNOa3lzU3Rnc0JDVWFiRWhRbGw1SWRsRVl3Zk1YS0VZIn0%3D">press release</a> posted yesterday, Qualcomm says that it disagrees with the decision and intends to seek a stay while appealing. This is after both the Korean FTC <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/12/29/south-korean-regulatory-agency-fines-qualcomm-854-million-for-patent-bullying/">imposed a fine</a> of $854 million and the US FTC leveraged its own charges against the chipset manufacturer <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/01/17/ftc-files-antitrust-suit-qualcomm-alleging-unfair-patent-licensing-terms/">earlier this year</a>. <span id="more-451714"></span></p> <p>Qualcomm's been involved in an <a...

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[Update: Get your movie while it’s hot] Deal Alert: Amityville: The Awakening will launch exclusively on Google Play on October 12 for free

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2017/10/12 3:54pm PDT Update" href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/12/deal-alert-amityville-awakening-will-launch-exclusively-google-play-october-12-free/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2017/10/12 3:54pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title"> Today's the day! Grab your movie here. Maybe you can even zip down to the corner store for some snacks and get a pre-Halloween party going. </span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_amityville-the-awakening.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-447551" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_amityville-the-awakening-728x524.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="481" /></a></p> <p>Following the <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/08/24/deal-alert-google-play-will-exclusively-debut-rememory-august-24th-free/">exclusive launch of Peter Dinklage's Rememory on Play Movies</a>, Google doesn't seem to be slowing down and is already at it with another exclusive for its movies and TV service. This time, forget the drama, we're...

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Hands-on: Qi wireless charging options for iPhone 8 and iPhone X [Video]

With the launch of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, for the very first time, Apple’s flagship smartphones now supports Qi wireless charging. Apple sells a couple of Qi chargers in its store, including Belkin’s Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad, and Mophie’s Wireless Charging Base, but we also purchased several cheaper Qi-certified chargers from […]

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Make your next Target purchase from the sofa with Google Express

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_A_ShoppingonAssistantExperience_v.2e16d0ba.fill-1440x810_kpus0kR.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-451702" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_A_ShoppingonAssistantExperience_v.2e16d0ba.fill-1440x810_kpus0kR-728x433.png" alt="" width="668" height="397" /></a></p> <p>It's been a while since Google express <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2014/10/13/google-express-expands-to-chicago-boston-and-washington-d-c-with-a-new-name-and-membership-pricing/">first launched</a>, but the home delivery service shown no signs of slowing down. Hot on the heels of <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/09/24/can-now-order-items-walmart-google-express-google-home/">Walmart</a>, Google Express is now expanding to include <a href="https://express.google.com/u/0/search?m=10046">Target</a> among the list of stores you can order from, after a successful test of the service in California and NYC. Even better, it works with the Google Assistant (on some devices). Now all your favorite Target brands are just a click or shout from your doorstep. <span id="more-451701"></span></p> <p>This isn't regionally limited, either,...

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Hulu for Android TV updated with Google Assistant voice controls

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/nexus2cee_Hulu-TV-Hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-422931" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/nexus2cee_Hulu-TV-Hero-728x409.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Voice controls are easily one of the best things to have happened to the living room. Gone are the times when we needed separate 'clickers' for every device, and even the universal remote's days are numbered. Now you can even add Hulu on Android TV to the growing list of "yell-compatible" apps, via the Google Assistant. <span id="more-451696"></span></p> <p>Support isn't too extensive, but it does cover all the basics. Assistant-compatible controls include play, pause, resume, fast forward, rewind, and skip to the next item.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/12/hulu-android-tv-updated-google-assistant-voice-controls/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/12/hulu-android-tv-updated-google-assistant-voice-controls/'>Hulu for...

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