Google app v7.26.16 beta may be preparing Collections to replace Saved pages [APK Teardown]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/google.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-486737" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/google.png" alt="" width="728" height="300" /></a></p> <p>It has been nearly two weeks since the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/07/google-app-v7-26-beta-tweaks-assistants-action-details-screen-prepares-bookmarking-actions-inspecting-stored-data-apk-teardown/">first beta of v7.26 began rolling out</a> with several hints about what we can look forward to, but a minor update just started rolling out that appears to contain something else of some interest. It looks like something called "Collections" is coming to Google that looks mighty similar to the Saved pages feature, but with a few improvements already emerging.<span id="more-486700"></span></p> <h2>Teardown</h2> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-warning"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-warning"></i></div>Disclaimer: Teardowns are based on evidence found inside of apks (Android's application package)...

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Russia attempts to block Telegram with all the restrained composure of a bull in a china shop

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/telegram-russia.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-486726" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/telegram-russia-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>The global availability of smartphones and the app stores that house their software makes it as easy for developers to share their work with users down the street as those living on the other side of the world. And while we tend to feel that broad access to software is almost always a good thing, not everyone is going to agree, and sometimes all it takes is <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/31/report-telegram-blocked-iran-national-security/">one government getting upset</a> about one app to cause some serious fallout.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/17/russia-attempts-block-telegram-restrained-composure-bull-china-shop/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/17/russia-attempts-block-telegram-restrained-composure-bull-china-shop/'>Russia attempts...

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Source: ZTE may lose its Android license because of US ban

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/ap_resize-7.jpeg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-486744" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/ap_resize-7-728x485.jpeg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Yesterday, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/16/new-us-ban-zte-means-might-not-axon-8/">it was announced by the US Commerce Department</a> that ZTE had violated terms of its settlement with the US government and was being subjected to a seven-year ban of the export of any American goods or technologies for use in its products. Today, <a href="https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fcc-china/chinas-zte-may-lose-android-software-license-as-u-s-market-woes-build-idUSKBN1HO2BD">according to Reuters</a>, a source familiar with discussions between Google's parent company Alphabet and ZTE says the two are still very much undecided on whether the Chinese smartphone maker will be able to continue using the Android operating system.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/17/source-zte-may-lose-android-license-us-ban/" class="read-more">Read...

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Amazon’s International Shopping Experience makes it easier to import goods from the US

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nexus2cee_amazon-delivery-service.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-473636" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nexus2cee_amazon-delivery-service-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Amazon <a href="https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180417005209/en/Amazon-Launches-International-Shopping-Experience-Amazon-Shopping">announced</a> a new feature today that makes it easier for international users to import goods from the United States. The new service, which Amazon is calling the International Shopping Experience, offers access to a wide selection of products with understandable pricing that includes import fee estimates.</p> <p><span id="more-486707"></span></p> <p>The International Shopping Experience is available in English, Spanish, simplified Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, and German, and it supports 25 different currencies, with more support coming later this year.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/17/amazons-international-shopping-experience-makes-easier-import-goods-us/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/17/amazons-international-shopping-experience-makes-easier-import-goods-us/'>Amazon's International Shopping Experience makes it...

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Russia wants Telegram removed from Google Play Store

The Telegram Google Play Store listing may be in jeopardy, as Russia has officially reached out to Google requesting its removal. Russia also reached out to Apple and APKMirror requesting the removal of Telegram. So far, none of the companies have complied. The Russia/Telegram saga looks like it’s going to get uglier before it gets […]

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp gets loot boxes because nothing is sacred

Nintendo has added loot crates to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. The crates, known in-game as Fortune Cookies, include time-limited and exclusive items. The premium versions cost 50 Leaf Tickets (the premium in-game currency) each. Six months after its release, Nintendo has added loot crates (also known as loot boxes) to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. These […]

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How to take screenshots on Mac

Taking a screenshot on iOS is relatively straightforward, but on macOS things are a bit more complex, though you also get more control. Here’s how to take a screenshot on macOS… more…

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054: Chromecast needs Android TV, Pixelbook bugs, Safe Browsing | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got an opinion that outlines why an Android TV interface would be great if it merged with affordable Chromecast hardware, Pixelbook bugs fixed, and Safe Browsing coming to WebViews. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. https://9to5google.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/9to5google-daily-054.mp3 more…

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