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How to Edit Videos in Android's Google Photos App

Android users can finally access Google Photos’ upgraded video editor and its more than 30 new editing tools. The new features were announced back in February and launched first on iOS, and they’re rolling out for Android users starting today.Read more...

How to Test Drive Android on Your iPhone

Swapping from iOS to Android is much easier if you’re already familiar with the Android experience, but going hands-on with an Android device before you buy is difficult—especially these days. Luckily, Samsung New Zealand recently created iTest, a tiny web app for iPhone that includes everything curious iOS users…Read more...

How to Navigate the New Google Play Store Interface

A new Google Play Store interface is rolling out now for all Android users. It looks mostly the same as before, but reorganizes the store’s layout and streamlines the menus, so finding your way around the app will be different. Here’s a quick tour of the Google Play Store app’s new design, noting where the various…Read more...

Uninstall This Android App, Which Gave You Malware Instead of Netflix

In what is becoming a recurring ritual, Google has removed a scammy Android malware app from the Google Play Store. This time, the offending culprit is FlixOnline, a malware app that roped people in by pretending to offer them free Netflix access. Its banishment from the Play Store is great, but the onus is on you to…Read more...

How to Banish the Ghost of Google Play Music From Your Phone

The Google Play Music service is dead, but the app still haunts many Android devices. Its icon remains on the launcher and its data takes up space in the internal storage, but opening the app simply takes you to a screen with the message “Google Play Music is no longer available.”Read more...

Boost Your Pixel's Performance With Google's April Update

If you’re the proud owner of a Google Pixel smartphone, you owe it to yourself to grab the brand-new April update for your device (RQ2A.210405.005) right now. Not only will you benefit from some bug fixes and quality updates, but you’re also going to see a pretty good performance boost if you’re using a Pixel 4a (5G)…Read more...

How to Use Google Maps' ‘Indoor AR’ Directions

Google recently showed off a slate of new Google Maps features Android and iOS users are getting this year. The first is indoor AR directions for Map’s Live View mode, which is rolling out now in select U.S. cities.Read more...

Fix Android's Recent App Crashes With These Two Updates

If you happened to notice a bunch of your Android apps crashing yesterday, you’re not alone. An issue with Android’s System Webview component caused a bit of grief, but it’s nothing to be too worried about. In fact, Google has already prepped a fix, and you’ll want to take advantage of it right away, lest you…Read more...

How to Transfer Your Signal Message History Between Android Devices

Signal is testing a new wifi transfer tool for Android users that will let you port your message history to a new device, much like the phone-to-phone transfer Signal added to iOS last year. Read more...

How to Check if You're Running Android's Speedier 64-Bit Chrome

The recent release of Chrome 89 brought with it one super-useful upgrade for a number of Android users: an official 64-bit version of the browser, which Google claims is “up to 8.5% faster to load pages and 28% smoother when it comes to scrolling and input latency.”Read more...

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