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Google confirms that rootless custom themes aren’t making a comeback in Android 9.0

Android Oreo was a theming wonderland. We could use Substratum to theme the entire operating system without even having to root our device. That sounds wonderful, doesn’t it?

Unfortunately, this doesn’t work in Android P and Google confirmed that it never will. In the Google Issue Tracker, the company marked the issue of Substratum not working in Android P as “Won’t Fix (Intended Behavior).”

“We appreciate the feedback and would like to share some background information and clarifications.
The Overlay Manager Service (OMS) is intended for device manufacturer’s use. OMS, in its current form, is not design…
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Neural networks make Google Translate app smarter, more accurate while offline

Neural machine translation (NMT) has made the online version of Google Translate more accurate for years. Today, this AI feature was added to the iOS and Android apps so it can be used offline. NTM allows the software to learn over time to create better, more natural translations. And this function is available while traveling […]

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Google for Brazil: Technology that serves people’s needs, wherever they may be

It’s a constant challenge to ensure that technology works well for people with different needs around the world, especially where connectivity is limited and basic smartphones are the main gateway to the internet. Today, at our second annual Google for Brazil event in São Paulo, we shared updates on how we’re making our products work better for people in Brazil—and elsewhere in the world. We also gave an update on our efforts to make the internet more inclusive, highlighting a new initiative in Brazil to empower women to succeed in a digital world.


New from Google: Google Lens, Mid-range Pixel Phone, Redesigned Gmail

Google, as we all know, always has the tendency to change from time to time. Some call it an adaptation, improvement, investment, or just plain inconsistent. Whatsoever people want to call it, we still love Google more than anything.

This year, a lot of things are going on around the Android phone and that’s all thanks to Google. Two honorable mentions for these changes is the launch of YouTube Music which makes two Google music-streaming app and Android P beta, buggy and less savvy, but already available on some Android phones.

However, the company is not done yet. More of these changes will be coming and here are three of them that is happening, about to happen, and will…
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Google releases June security patches for all supported Pixel and Nexus devices

It’s that time of month again. Google has released the June security patch updates to all of its supported devices. This update is coming to the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Pixel C.

Along with the latest security patches come minor fixes for the devices. Google has now posted both OTA images and factory images for those who can’t get OTA updates or are too eager to wait. Hit the source links to grab them!

Source: Android Security Bulletin, Factory Images, OTA Images

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Did You Know That Google Has 7 Messaging Apps?

Google recently announced their latest music-streaming app making people think that the company was redundant since they already have Google Music. We can’t imagine their reaction if they realize that Google has seven messaging apps!

Google started off a search engine and e-mail. There is no doubt that the company would emphasize people’s ability to communicate. But, we never thought Google would emphasize ‘communication’ this much.

It was in 2004 when Google launched its first messaging app – Google Talk. Then followed by Gmail, hangouts, and so on. This can be quite confusing, but Google proves in history that they have the tendency to disable services, rebrand o…
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Google explains why typing the1975com in your Android phones Google app brought up your messaging history

A weird glitch was noticed on the Google app for Android last week, when a Redditor mistyped the name of a band and instead typed ‘the1975..com’ in the search field on the app. The search result displayed the user’s SMS history for some peculiar reason and it was later determined that the same was the case when someone searched for ‘izela viagens’, another case of a user mistyping the name of a Portuguese travel agency. We tried it too and weirdly enough, the Google app on Android gave us our SMS history in the search results and we, a…
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Google Plans Not to Renew Its Contract for Project Maven, a Controversial Pentagon Drone AI Imaging Program

Google will not seek another contract for its controversial work providing artificial intelligence to the U.S. Department of Defense for analyzing drone footage after its current contract expires.

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Google Neighbourly is a new app that helps you get local info

Google’s got a large roster of apps, and today it added one more.

Neighbourly is a new app from Google that’s currently available in beta on Android. The app is currently only open to users in Mumbai, India.

With Neighbourly, you can learn more about your neighborhood from the people that live there. The location-based app lets you post questions that other users can answer. You can use text or your voice to ask questions in English and eight Indian languages.

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