Google’s G Suite Twitter account briefly promoted a bitcoin giveaway scam

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Google-Logo-G-inside-of-hardware-store.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-524449" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Google-Logo-G-inside-of-hardware-store-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Twitter has <a href="https://www.politico.com/story/2018/10/04/twitter-fake-news-866676">quite a few</a> <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/04/twitters-ugly-incentive/">ongoing problems</a>, but perhaps none of them are as amusing as the ever-constant cryptocurrency giveaway spam. For months, scammers have impersonated celebrities (<a href="https://ethereumworldnews.com/elon-musk-crypto-scam-may-have-snagged-dozens-of-bitcoin-btc/">especially Elon Musk</a>) to trick people into giving them bitcoin, but some have actually managed to hack high-profile accounts — including one of Google's.<span id="more-527675"></span></p> <p>The G Suite Twitter account (<a href="https://twitter.com/gsuite">@gsuite</a>), which is normally used to promote Google's corporate cloud services, was breached earlier today.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/13/googles-g-suite-twitter-account-briefly-promoted-bitcoin-giveaway/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/13/googles-g-suite-twitter-account-briefly-promoted-bitcoin-giveaway/'>Google's G Suite Twitter account briefly promoted a bitcoin...

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iPad sketching app ‘Paper’ updated with second-gen Apple Pencil support

Paper, the popular sketching app for iPhone and iPad, has today been updated with optimization for the latest iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Starting today, users of the second-generation Apple Pencil can take full advantage for the device’s new double-tap functionality. Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip While some applications have added their own in-app settings and […]

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‘Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition’ beta lands on Play Store for $9.99

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Neverwinter-nights-generic-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-527658" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Neverwinter-nights-generic-hero-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>After teasing us for what felt like years across <a href="https://twitter.com/BeamdogInc/status/1035990698976268289">Twitter</a> and <a href="https://www.twitch.tv/videos/333661846">Twitch</a>, Beamdog has finally released the Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition Android beta. You can pick up the classic third-person RPG and play it for yourself on your phone or tablet for just $9.99, but keep in mind there could be a few rough edges — it is a beta.</p> <p><span id="more-527657"></span></p> <p>The release was accompanied by a blog post published earlier today, which implores those that pick up the game during this early testing period to...

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Say hello to the Samsung Galaxy S9 in Ice Blue

Samsung Samsung quietly unveiled the Ice Blue Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. The Ice Blue option is a color gradient instead of the solid colors that Samsung offers. Unfortunately, the Ice Blue Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are only available in China. Even though the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are a […]

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[Update: Already sold out] Essential reveals its Audio Adapter HD, a $150 machined titanium external DAC for the PH-1

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/11/13 4:29pm PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/13/essential-reveals-audio-adapter-hd-150-machined-titanium-external-dac-ph-1/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/11/13 4:29pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">Sold out, restock next week</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Essential-Audio-HD-Adapter-Hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-527493" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Essential-Audio-HD-Adapter-Hero-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Essential's Audio Adapter HD has finally been announced. The company has been talking about the existence of this new external headphone jack/DAC since <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/07/essentials-second-modular-accessory-headphone-jack/">June</a>, and this month's security update indicated we'd <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/05/essential-phone-november-update-rolling-hints-audio-adapter-hd-arrive-soon/">see it soon</a>. But there are a few twists: It's <a href="https://shop.essential.com/products/audio-adapter-hd">$150</a>, and a limited edition.</p> <p><span id="more-527492"></span></p> <p>Andy Rubin <a href="https://www.essential.com/blog/essential-phone-available-now">originally promised</a> new wireless accessories "every few...

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Laptop-phone Cosmo Communicator hits 350% of crowdfunding goal

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/chrome_2018-11-13_18-23-24.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-527641" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/chrome_2018-11-13_18-23-24-728x415.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="381" /></a></p> <p>A bit over a week ago, an Android phone with a PDA/laptop form-factor called the Cosmo Communicator hit <a href="https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/cosmo-communicator#/">Indiegogo</a>. I know, I know, crowdfund projects are whatever, but the Cosmo has two interesting things going for it: the company behind it (Planet Computers) already has <a href="https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/gemini-pda-android-linux-keyboard-mobile-device--2/x/5364820#/">one similar success</a> under its belt, and the project is already over 350% funded with three weeks left to go.</p> <p><span id="more-527633"></span></p> <p>I'm known here at Android Police for my enduring love of tiny computers.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/13/laptop-phone-cosmo-communicator-hits-350-crowdfunding-goal/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/13/laptop-phone-cosmo-communicator-hits-350-crowdfunding-goal/'>Laptop-phone Cosmo...

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179: Night Mode in Battery Saver, Google Contacts, Pixel 3 flickering | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got Android forces Night Mode when Battery Saver is enabled, Google Contacts 3.2 adds a dark theme, and some Pixel 3 owners a reporting a flickering issue. 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/4/2018/11/9to5google-daily-179.mp3 Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% […]

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The Game Awards 2018: Here Are the Nominees

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/11/13/the-game-awards-2018-nominees/">The Game Awards 2018: Here Are the Nominees</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Google’s Digital Wellbeing exits beta, is now version 1.0 [APK Download]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Digital-Wellbeing-on-phone-grayscale-hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-507592" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Digital-Wellbeing-on-phone-grayscale-hero-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Google's Digital Wellbeing landed on the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/06/digital-wellbeing-beta-opens-pixel-owners-android-9-pie-sign/">same day</a> as Android Pie's formal release, bringing the means to better control how your phone fits into your life. At the time, it was billed as a beta, and though it has expanded to other <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/18/digital-wellbeing-officially-expands-android-one-devices-pie/">Android One</a> devices, that label continued to apply. At least, until now. We've spotted an update that brings the app up to v1.0 and drops the beta.</p> <p><span id="more-527609"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Screenshot_20181113-174332.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-527614" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Screenshot_20181113-174332-329x658.png" alt="" width="329" height="658" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Screenshot_20181113-174420.png" class="...

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Registration for Google’s .dev domains begins January 2019

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/google-dev-domain-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-527607" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/google-dev-domain-hero-728x400.png" alt="" width="668" height="367" /></a></p> <p>As the number of available .com domains continues to decline, alternative domain endings are becoming more popular. Many developers (including <a href="https://corbin.io/">yours truly</a>) prefer to use <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.io">.io domains</a> for personal sites and projects, as a nod to "I/O" being the abbreviation for "input/output," but now Google is working on a new ending specifically for those people — .dev.<span id="more-527606"></span></p> <p>Much like <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/08/google-opens-early-registration-app-domains-general-availability-coming-may-8/">the .app ending that Google introduced</a> earlier this year, .dev is included on the HSTS preload list, meaning HTTPS support is required.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/13/registration-googles-dev-domains-begins-january-2019/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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Charge anything anywhere with a wireless charger & power bank

Our charging needs are mounting. As you accumulate more devices with different charging methods, what you really need is one charger for the lot. Today’s top deal is just that. This three-port charger has two high-speed USB ports and one USB-C port. It can also act as a wireless charging pad for any Qi-compatible device, […]

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[Update: Reverting to old UI for many] Facebook Messenger’s massive UI redesign is widely rolling out and people aren’t loving it

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/11/13 2:26pm PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/13/facebook-messengers-massive-ui-redesign-is-rolling-out-now/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/11/13 2:26pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">Messenger 4 seems to be reverting back to the old version for some users in the Android Police office. Some commenters and Twitter users are also seeing the change. It's</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/messenger-android.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-527480" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/messenger-android.png" alt="" width="1920" height="996" /></a></p> <p>If you weren't among the select few that began seeing Facebook Messenger's massive redesign (otherwise known as <a href="https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/10/say-hello-to-the-new-messenger-introducing-messenger-4/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Messenger 4</a>) in <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/27/facebooks-promised-messenger-redesign-starting-roll-users/">late September,</a> you should see the changes shortly. Facebook is now...

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Test Your SmartPhone Knowledge!

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/11/13/guess-the-phone-quiz/">Test Your SmartPhone Knowledge!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Project Fi is about to make switching from Wi-Fi to mobile data painless, adding always-on VPN

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/project-fi-network-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-527602" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/project-fi-network-hero-728x400.png" alt="" width="668" height="367" /></a></p> <p>Google's long-term plans for its MVNO carrier, Project Fi, remain uncertain. But for the time being, the carrier is continuing to roll out new software features. No, Fi isn't getting RCS support — but it is starting to test an always-on VPN service and improved network switching.<span id="more-527595"></span></p> <p>Wi-Fi Assistant, a VPN that would automatically kick in on public Wi-Fi networks, was first introduced as a Project Fi exclusive feature. In 2016, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2016/09/09/wifi-assistant-non-project-fi-nexus-devices-rolling/">it started rolling out to all Google phones</a>, regardless if the user was a Fi subscriber or...

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9to5Mac Daily: November 13, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/11/9to5Mac-Daily-11-13-2018.mp3 9to5Mac Happy Hour New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our […]

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