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Install Android 11 Beta 2 for New Gesture Navigation and More

Android 11 beta 2 is here. That means we’re just one beta away from a Release Preview, otherwise known as “the beta you want to get if you want to try new features in as stable an environment as possible.” From there, it’s on to the Android 11 final release. So close!Read more...

Remove These 25 Android Apps That Steal Facebook Logins

Google has removed 25 malicious apps from the Google Play Store after the French cybersecurity firm Evina discovered they contained Facebook-hacking malware. That means it’s time once again to check your Android device to make sure you didn’t foolishly (or accidentally) install a crappy app.Read more...

Cancel Your Quibi Subscription Before Your 90-Day Free Trial Ends

Quibi, the new(ish) short-form streaming service for your mobile devices, has been around for almost three months. That means that if you went all-in on Quibi at the beginning with its 90-day free trial, your promo period will expire sometime in the next month—and the subscription fee will kick in unless you cancel.Read more...

Is TikTok Really Recording Everything You Copy in iOS?

Apple’s iOS 14 has a great new privacy feature that sends you a notification whenever an application inspects what’s on your iPhone’s clipboard. It’s sounds like a smart addition, but it’s also uncovered some potentially unsettling behavior from several apps. Read more...

How Google's New 'One Tap' Android Sign-Ins Work

Using your Google account to sign up for a website or app is a lot easier than making a new account and password each time, but it’s also riskier. A great alternative is to use an encrypted password manager to keep track of your accounts (and unique passwords), but you still have to make all those accounts in the…Read more...

How to Use Adobe's New Photoshop Camera App

Adobe launched its new Photoshop Camera app today, and while it’s definitely not a replacement for Photoshop or Lightroom, it can get your photos close to the “Photoshopped” look without needing to know what transparency masks are or what dodging and burning means. Read more...

How to Use Your Phone in Your Car Without Killing Anyone

Distraction is just a fingerprint or screen pattern away all the time—and when you’re driving, that’s just not safe. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2018, 400,000 people were injured in distracted driving accidents and 2,841 were killed.Read more...

How and Why to Update Your Sonos Setup to 'S2'

Sonos is launching a new controller app known as the S2 Controller App, and while many users will need it to receive feature updates or integrate future Sonos products into their set up, it’s not fully replacing the older Sonos controller app just yet. That’s now the S1 Controller app—and there are still a few…Read more...

How to Create an 'SOS' Android Shortcut with Action Blocks

Android: If you’re in a situation where you need to fire off a quick message to a friend or loved one because shit is about to hit the proverbial fan, don’t waste time. By the time it takes you to get out your phone, authenticate in with a PIN or passcode, pull up your messaging app, and start typing out a message,…Read more...

The Best Apps for Safer Protesting

We’ve talked about the settings you need to know to keep your phone, your data and yourself safe and secure when protesting. If you do choose to use your device during a protest, there are a few safety and messaging apps you’re going to want to install on your phone before you head out.Read more...

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