Android Pie ROMs are now available for Nexus 6 and Nexus 5X

Google has stopped releasing new versions of Android for the Nexus 6 and Nexus 5X due to their ages. Developers have released custom ROMs for both handsets based on Android Pie. As expected, both builds can be a bit buggy. In most instances, Google only provides major firmware updates for its devices for two years. […]

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Galaxy Note 9 Pre-Orders Provide Relief for Samsung

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/08/21/galaxy-note-9-preorder-sales-performance-impressive/">Galaxy Note 9 Pre-Orders Provide Relief for Samsung</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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OxygenOS 5.1.5 for the Oneplus 5 and 5T has a hidden Treble surprise

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DSC06846.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-510250" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DSC06846-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>When OnePlus released the OxygenOS Open Betas 13 and 11 for the OnePlus 5 and 5T, respectively, The company snuck in a little surprise in the form of support for Project Treble. That's a pretty big perk since Treble makes updates (and ROMs) easier for developers by further separating hardware from software when it comes to updating Android. Now that feature appears to have silently made its way to the OnePlus 5 and 5T with the recent Oxygen OS 5.1.5 update. <span id="more-510237"></span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">Whoa, today's 5.1.5...

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120: Google Fit redesign, Uplifting Assistant news, ‘Shortwave’ podcasts | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got a full redesign of Google Fit is released, Google Assistant can share some positive news with you, and Google’s Area 120 is working on a new Podcast app. 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.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/9to5google-daily-120.mp3 Deal: Get Pixelbook […]

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T-Mobile Pushing MVNOs to Praise Its Sprint Merger

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/08/21/tmobile-sprint-merger-mvno-support-antitrust/">T-Mobile Pushing MVNOs to Praise Its Sprint Merger</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Get the new Material Theme in Chrome right now

Google has been working on a Material Theme redesign for Chrome on Android and the desktop. The redesign will go live with Chrome 69 in September. Users can enable the Material Theme right now by enabling a Chrome flag. We first got word back in April that Google was working on a refreshed design for Chrome […]

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[Deal Alert] Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet discounted by $50, starts at $100

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/amazon-fire-hd-10.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-510220 size-full" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/amazon-fire-hd-10.png" width="728" height="409" /></a></p> <p>There's always someone in the family who could use a cheap tablet. Sure, we've been <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/08/galaxy-tab-s4-review-overpriced-tablet-alsot-horrible-laptop/">less than enthused with recent expensive, productivity-focused devices</a>, but when you just want a convenient large screen for your apps and media, tablets are hard to beat. Whether it's grandma or the kids, one strong deal to consider is the 32GB Amazon Fire HD 10, currently reduced by $50 to $100.<span id="more-510200"></span></p> <p>Of course, the 10.1-inch tablet is already a nice value at $150 on Amazon, but when it dips down  that extra half a...

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You can learn how to code for just $19

Artificial intelligence is coming to take your job. At least, that’s what the chief economist of the Bank of England implied this week. As the BBC reports, Andy Haldane speculated that “large swathes” of people will become unemployed as artificial intelligence makes many jobs obsolete. Typical! So what do I do? Why not learn how to […]

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Hands on with the redesigned Google Fit: More white, no more ugly bitmaps, and new ‘Heart Points’

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Welcome-to-the-new-Google-Fit-hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-510179" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Welcome-to-the-new-Google-Fit-hero-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Earlier today, Google revealed a redesign for its aptly-named "Fit" fitness tracking app. In addition to a more "updated" 2018-era Material Design aesthetic, this new version gamifies the act of exercising, rewarding more strenuous activities with so-called "Heart Points." Other user-facing changes like the ability to manually enter your heart rate or blood pressure have also been added. Let's dive in and take a look at the changes.</p> <p><span id="more-510178"></span></p> <p>This is a major update, and as such, Google has given it a major revision number, bumping things up...

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Google Cloud Platform now offers cryptographic hardware as a service

Google Cloud Platform is launching a new hardware-based offering to complement its Cloud Key Management Service with new standards compliant key generation methods to help customers with their most sensitive information. The new enterprise service, called Cloud HSM, is designed for the creation of cryptographic keys via dedicated hardware security modules (HSM). This will allow […]

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