Google has already blocked YouTube on the Fire TV

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/nexus2cee_youtubeicon.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-thumbnail wp-image-407285" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/nexus2cee_youtubeicon-150x150.png" alt="" width="150" height="150" /></a></p> <p>Google and Amazon's fued reached an all time high <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/05/google-pulling-youtube-echo-show-fire-tv-failed-talks-amazon/">earlier this month</a>, when Google vowed to block YouTube on Amazon's Echo TV and Echo Show devices. The two companies were in talks to give users access to each other's products and services, but the discussions fell through. Google said that Amazon's unwillingness to carry the Chromecast (<a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/14/amazon-will-start-selling-chromecast-apple-tv-pulling-2015/">which has since been changed</a>), Google Home, and some Nest products was a key factor.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/28/google-already-blocked-youtube-fire-tv/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/28/google-already-blocked-youtube-fire-tv/'>Google has already blocked YouTube on the Fire TV</a> was written by...

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OnePlus 5T OTA for OxygenOS 4.7.6 rolling out with December security patches and selfie camera improvements

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_oxygenos-4.7.6.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466596" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_oxygenos-4.7.6-728x373.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="342" /></a></p> <p>OnePlus has been prolific when it comes to updates over the last month. The most recent device to get the OTA treatment is the company's latest flagship, the OnePlus 5T. OxygenOS v4.6.7 may not bring you Oreo, but you do get the security patches for December, a handful of camera improvements, and some other miscellaneous fixes and enhancements. <span id="more-466595"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171228-121744.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-466598" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171228-121744-329x658.jpg" alt="" width="329" height="658" /></a> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171228-191947.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-466599" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171228-191947-329x658.jpg" alt="" width="329" height="658" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center"><em>OTA Download for...

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Report: Broader iPhone lineup creates more stability for AAPL

A report today from Reuters takes a look at Apple’s broadening iPhone lineup and some of the benefits of its new strategy. AirPods While a larger than ever iPhone lineup may seem at odds with Apple’s history of offering a simple, curated selection of premium devices, there’s little doubt this new direction has advantages. The report […]

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Samsung’s rumored detachable Chromebook will likely feature a stylus

On the heels of the Chromebook Plus and Pro, Samsung’s next-generation Chromebook is likely to feature a tablet design with a detachable keyboard. This is according to the Chromium Repository, with the latest entries now hinting at the presence of a stylus. Nintendo Switch Back in November, references to a Chromebook codenamed “Nautilus” emerged in the […]

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Apple temporarily drops price of iPhone battery replacement by $50, promises iOS update to address battery health in new apology

Apple today published an open letter on its website apologizing for how it handled performance on iPhones with older batteries, specifically “how we have communicated that process.” Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover To make up for the confusion, Apple is offering cheaper battery replacements and says a future iOS update will include features that […]

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Magisk v15.1 released to stable, fixes v15 bootloop for some devices

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Mavisk-V15-hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466547" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Mavisk-V15-hero-728x409.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Most of us that have been using Magisk for our root needs have probably been installing the latest beta builds. Through them, we've seen incremental improvements and additions to the stability and functionality of the root tool. And now Magisk developer topjohnwu has decided that all these recent additions are stable enough for everyone to enjoy, as a new update to Magisk has been released to stable. <span id="more-466546"></span></p> <p>If you updated to v15, which was also a stable release, you might have run into a small bit of...

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LastPass’ 2FA Authenticator app found to be partially insecure, fix incoming

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_LastPass-Authenticator-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466577" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_LastPass-Authenticator-hero-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>A few days back it was revealed by a security researcher in a post on <a href="https://hackernoon.com/lastpass-authenticator-app-is-not-secure-77b9743c3007">Medium</a> that the LastPass Authenticator app for 2FA key generation wasn't entirely secure. Access to the keys was ostensibly secured by a PIN/fingerprint, but a workaround was found that allows anyone with the ability to launch an activity on the device, including other installed applications, to access those codes. LastPass has fixed this problem in an update today.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/28/lastpass-2fa-authenticator-app-found-partially-insecure-fix-incoming/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/28/lastpass-2fa-authenticator-app-found-partially-insecure-fix-incoming/'>LastPass' 2FA Authenticator app found to be partially insecure, fix...

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Here are 59 temporarily free and 143 on-sale apps for your Thursday, including games from Devolver and Square Enix

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/nexus2cee_thursday.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-312643" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/nexus2cee_thursday-728x291.png" alt="" width="668" height="267" /></a></p> <p>Hello, there. I bet you didn't expect me to show up on a Thursday for some app sales. I missed yesterday due to some failure in planning, but I'm making up for it today. We have quite a list to get through that includes some goodies from Devolver Digital and Square Enix. I might be back again tomorrow, or Saturday, to wrap up app sales for 2017. For now, enjoy.<span id="more-466542"></span></p> <h2>Free</h2> <h3>Apps</h3> <ol><li><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.skyclock.skyclock">Skyclock</a> $1.99 -> Free; 1 day left</li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.burhanuday.mathkeyboard">Math Input Keyboard</a> $0.99 -> Free; 3 days left</li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.burhanuday.mathinputkeyboard">Math Symbols...

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The Pixel C has been dropped from the Google Store

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/nexus2cee_google-pixel-c-tablet-angle.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-352167" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/nexus2cee_google-pixel-c-tablet-angle-728x504.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="462" /></a></p> <p>Google started selling the Pixel C about two years ago as an Android flagship tablet. The price was high, but it was a good Android tablet. Well, as good as Android tablets could be. Google's commitment to Android on tablets wasn't strong even then, and now the Pixel C is gone from the Google Store—the <a href="https://store.google.com/product/pixel_c">listing page</a> redirects you to the Pixelbook. A moment of silence, please.</p> <p><span id="more-466543"></span></p> <p>The Pixel C was an odd device.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/28/pixel-c-dropped-google-store/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/28/pixel-c-dropped-google-store/'>The Pixel C has been dropped from the Google Store</a>...

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[Deal Alert] Samsung Evo Plus microSD cards from Best Buy are $10 ($20 off) for 32GB and $20 ($30 off) for 64GB

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_evo-plus-deal-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-466539" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_evo-plus-deal-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="400" /></a></p> <p>It's pretty incredible how cheap microSD cards have become over the past few years. Just a few years ago, I had to pay upwards of $100 for a 128GB card to put in my Surface Pro (so I could install more Steam games). Now you can get a 32GB and 64GB card for $9.99 or $19.99 respectively from Best Buy.<span id="more-466537"></span></p> <p>The 32GB card is only UHS-1, so you can expect a minimum sequential write speed of 10MB/sec.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/28/deal-alert-samsung-evo-plus-microsd-cards-best-buy-10-20-off-32gb-20-30-off-64gb/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/28/deal-alert-samsung-evo-plus-microsd-cards-best-buy-10-20-off-32gb-20-30-off-64gb/'>[Deal Alert] Samsung Evo Plus microSD cards...

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Some Galaxy Note8 and Tab S3 units are refusing to turn on after having their batteries drained to zero

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_n8b.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466535" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_n8b-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>It's hard to forget about the <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/08/24/samsung-galaxy-note7-review/">fiery Galaxy Note7 battery fiasco</a> that Samsung had to deal with over a year ago. While the company went to great lengths to assure customers that this wouldn't ever happen again, a different kind of battery issue has arisen on the Galaxy Note8 and Galaxy Tab S3. Some customers are now reporting that their devices will not turn back on after their batteries have died completely.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/28/galaxy-note8-tab-s3-units-refusing-turn-batteries-drained-zero/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/28/galaxy-note8-tab-s3-units-refusing-turn-batteries-drained-zero/'>Some Galaxy Note8 and Tab S3 units are refusing to turn...

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