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The Verge
Google rolls back Android Messages to old design and removes dark mode
The Verge
On Thursday, it looked as though Google was starting to roll out a redesigned version of its vital Android Messages app. The update featured some visual changes like getting rid of the blue bar at the top and switching over to the company's Google Sans ...
Android Messages Silently Discards Dark Mode, Revamped UI, and Smart Reply FeatureNDTV

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Google's Android Monopoly Isn't Free
The European Commission (EC) recently slapped Google with a $5 billion fine for abusing its monopolies over general internet search, mobile operating systems, and apps stores for the Android mobile operating system. Google CEO Sundar Pichai accused ...
Now that Android P has a name: what will Google call Android 10 Q?The Verge
Android 9 Pie is rolling out to Google Pixel phones now — here are the most important updatesCNBC
Google's next version of Android is starting to come out, but it's a weird situation and you probably can't get it ...Business Insider
The Guardian -Google Blog
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The Verge
Sony made a pretty infographic to explain why Android updates can be so slow
The Verge
Sony knows you want Android Pie, and it's working on it. It promises to get it to you by November, so long as you own an Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Premium, XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ Premium, XZ1, or XZ1 Compact. To tide you over before the update actually reaches ...
Android P is coming to Sony Xperia XZ2, XA2, XZ1, XZ PremiumCNET
Sony Xperia Android 9 Pie release news as upgrade date
Sony reveals which phones will get updated to Android 9.0
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Here's How 'Fortnite' Compares on Android, iOS And Switch Mobile
The long-awaited release of Fortnite for Android brought the world's hottest game to every major gaming platform. It also allowed Digital Foundry to carry out a direct comparison of the mobile versions of the game running on Android, iOS and Switch and ...
Fortnite's Android Beta Expanding To More Phones; Here's Every Model SupportedGameSpot
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The Verge
Android 9 Pie review: the predictive OS - The Verge
The Verge
Here's the story with every new version of Android, in a nutshell: it's great, but you can really only get it on a phone that Google makes. Sometime next year, new ...
Google shaves half a gig off Android Poundland EditionThe Register
Do you love or hate Android Pie's gestures?Android Central
Which smartphones will get Android 9 firstMyBroadband
ZDNet -Economic Times -Computerworld -Android Police
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The Android Pie security settings you need to know about
Google's Android Pie is out of the box. Following months of tweaking and testing, the new operating system has been made available to download. The Android Pie update isn't available for all phones and manufacturers yet but it's being slowly rolled out ...
Android 9 Pie review: Google gets more thoughtfulEngadget
Android's Back button is great, but makes gesture navigation worseFast Company
These Are the Phones That Will Get Android 9 PieExtremeTech
Digit -TechRepublic -TrustedReviews
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The Verge
Dark mode comes to the latest version of Android Messages
The Verge
The next version of Android Messages brings an updated look, and more importantly, the ability to change to dark mode. The interface is a little bit cleaner and strips out some of the color and dull gray backgrounds in favor of a whole lot of white ...
[Update: Pulled] Android Messages' new Material Theme design ...XDA Developers (blog)
Android Messages Gets Dark Mode, Revamped Interface, and Smart ...NDTV
Android Messages gets new Material Theme UI and dark mode with 3.5 updateAndroid Central
9to5Google -Android Authority (blog) -SlashGear -APKMirror
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Android Circuit: New Samsung Galaxy S10 Secrets, OnePlus 6T Exposed, Massive Google Pixel 3XL Leak
Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week's Android Circuit includes a disappointing Fortnite exclusive, what the Galaxy Note 9 is missing, the massive Pixel 3XL leaks, the Galaxy S10's secret weapon ...

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The next version of Android will allow manual Google Drive backups
Android has almost always offered a way to backup your device, to keep your data safe in case anything should happen to it. Today, those backups are saved automatically to Google Drive, but in a future version, users will be able to save backups manually.
A future version of Android will have a manual device backup optionAndroid Police
Android Will Get Option to Manually Back Up User Data Via 'Future' UpdateNDTV
WhatsApp backups on Android will no longer eat into your Google Cloud storageFirstpost
XDA Developers (blog)
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The Verge
Android 9 Pie (Go edition) will make Android Go better this fall
The Verge
Android 9 Pie may have gotten the headlines, but Google has also announced that its latest pastry-named OS is coming to its Android Go line with Android 9 Pie (Go edition). The biggest change in Android 9 Pie (Go edition) is increased storage ...
Android 9 Go means a $30 phone may get Pie before you doCNET
Has your battery life been worse on Android 9 Pie? [Poll]9to5Google
Android 9 Pie (Go edition) arrives this fallTechCrunch
Digital Trends -The Sun -Android Central -Android Police
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