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Android 12L released for Surface Duo and Surface Duo 2

The Surface Duo and Surface Duo 2 foldable smartphones have begun receiving the long-awaited Android 12L-based firmware update, which brings with it an updated notification shade UI, Settings app, and other system components. They’ve all been updated with Fluent Design to make the Surface Duo feel more like Windows 11. Also new is the pen …

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Google to upgrade Nest smart home device to Fuchsia OS: Learn more

Tech giant Google is reportedly planning to upgrade its Nest speakers to ‘fuchsia’, which could launch next year. “Fuchsia” is an operating system developed by Google. Fuchsia is based on a unique kernel called Zircon, unlike Google’s Linux-based operating systems such as Chrome OS and Android. As 9to5Google reports , a new prototype device called …

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Windows Subsystem for Android October Update for Windows 11 Released » Community

Windows Subsystem for Android October Update for Windows 11 Released

Microsoft released a new version Windows Subsystem for Android for Windows 11 (2209.40000.26.0) for members of the Windows Insider Program on the Dev and Beta channels. This update improves the stability and performance of the subsystem, and fixes security issues. Innovations Improved Camera HAL. Improved clipboard stability. Improved performance in multi-threaded mode (more than 8 …

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Google announces 250 million devices now running Android Go edition

Google announced that more than 250 million monthly active devices are using Android Go after the company announced the release of Android 13 (Go edition). The tech giant focused on three main features in Android 13 – reliability, usability and customization. Android 13 adds Google Play system updates to Go devices, helping to ensure that …

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Meta launches ad campaign against Apple’s iMessage to promote Whatsapp

Meta has launched a new ad campaign targeting Apple’s iMessage platform. Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Meta, has unveiled a campaign criticizing Apple for only providing end-to-end encryption for iMessage and not for regular SMS communications. In an Instagram post, Zuckerberg posted a photo of the new ad playing at Penn Station in New …

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Microsoft showcases Android 12L for Surface Duo with Windows 11 design » Community

Microsoft showcases Android 12L for Surface Duo with Windows 11 design

Microsoft first showed off a new firmware version for Surface Duo running Android 12L, which features a new design reminiscent of Fluent Design from Windows 11. After the update, users will see an updated notification bar, new blur effects, and a redesigned Settings app with icons in the style of Windows 11. It will also …

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Android v10, Android v11, Android v12, Android v12L and Android v13 are impacted (Bloomberg)

Why is the October security patch important for Android users?

Google has started releasing October security patches for Android OS and users are advised to install the update immediately. According to India’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), there are several vulnerabilities in the Android operating system that an attacker could exploit to gain elevated privileges, access sensitive information, and cause a denial of service on …

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Google will shut down the entire Assistant Driving Mode panel, which was launched in 2019

Tech giant Google has announced that it will shut down the Assistant Driving Mode Dashboard, which was announced at its I/O developer conference in 2019. Google will shut down the entire Assistant Driving Mode Dashboard on November 21, 9To5Google reports. Driving Mode, another name for the car-optimized experience in Google Maps for Android, will continue …

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WhatsApp clone app spying on Indians through video and audio recording

India is among the countries with the highest number of Android Trojan detections, and a cloned unofficial third-party version of WhatsApp is leading the way in spying on people’s chats in the country, a new report has warned. Behind much of the Android spyware detection in the past four months was “GB WhatsApp” — a …

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Android 12L for Surface Duo will get a Windows 11-style user interface » Community

Android 12L for Surface Duo will get a Windows 11-style user interface

Microsoft has almost completed development of a major firmware update for the Surface Duo based on Android 12L. Users are expected to start receiving the new firmware in the coming weeks. According to Windows Central, Android 12L for Surface Duo will receive an updated user interface with Fluent Design elements, making the system more consistent …

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