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Android app deals of the day: Pavilion, Dead Bunker 2, Pocket Rogues Ultimate, more

Friday’s best Android app deals to head into the weekend are now up for the taking down below. Our Android hardware deal hub is headlined by one of the first discounts on the moto G100 Android smartphone at $150 off alongside everything else you’ll find right here. Then head right back here for all of today’s most notable price drops on games and apps courtesy of Google Play including Pavilion: Touch Edition, Dead Bunker 2 HD, Pocket Rogues: Ultimate, 1812 Napoleon Wars Premium TD, and even more. Hit the jump for a complete look at all of today’s best Android

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My Hero Ultra Impact Pre-Registration Goes Live For iOS And Android

My Hero Academia fans rejoice, as the English transition of the popular anime’s Japanese mobile game My Hero Ultra Impact has begun pre-registration on both the Apple App Store and Google Play.

The English version of the mobile RPG will include all of the characters, updates, and events of the Japanese version, which has amassed three million downloads since its May 2021 debut. In-game Hero Gems will be rewarded to those who pre-register, with the number of Hero Gems increasing with each milestone (up to 500 Gems per player).

My Hero Ultra Impact lets you relive the events of

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Comment: Why have some of Apple’s brightest inventors left to work with Android at Humane?

I’ve been waiting anxiously for years to get a glimpse at what the folks over at Humane have been working on. The company, founded by Apple inventors Bethany Bongiorno and Imran Chaudhri, launched in 2019 and has kept its work completely under wraps. Humane’s website has said that the mission behind the company is to build “innovative technology that feels familiar, natural, and human.” They want to build “the best human experience, ever.” That’s a tall order, and it’s been unclear what that actually meant, until now.

Background

Imran Chaudhri was at Apple from 1995 to 2016, and his name

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Google fixes nightmare Android bug that stopped user from calling 911

Android’s January security patch is out, and it’s addressing one of the nastiest Android bugs to come up in some time: certain apps can stop you from contacting 911 or other worldwide emergency services numbers.

In early December, a harrowing tale popped up in the GooglePixel subreddit from a user whose Pixel 3 crashed when they needed it most: while dialing 911 for their grandmother who “appeared to be having a stroke.” The whole phone subsystem seemed to immediately crash upon calling emergency services, with user “KitchenPicture5849” saying they couldn’t get the call to connect or hang up to try

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T-Mobile couldn’t make it to the end of the year without suffering another data breach

Notices have already gone out to affected users


Many of us have come to expect data breaches as an everyday part of life. After all, your account information is only as safe as the companies you’re doing business with, and every passing year makes it increasingly evident how little attention is paid to such matters. T-Mobile already suffered one of the year’s most notable data breaches over the summer, and just days before the end of 2021, it’s reportedly been hit with another.

According to The T-Mo Report, leaked internal documents show that a small number of accounts were

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40 of Our Best Android Hacks of 2021

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Caller ID used to be a phone perk; with cell phones, and now smartphones, however, caller ID is a basic part of the package. That said, in order for caller ID to be useful, you need to be looking at your phone. Unless you assign specific ringtones for all of your contacts, you won’t know who’s giving you a ring without going over to your Android.

Luckily, there’s an easy way to tell Android to announce out loud who’s calling. That way, you’ll know whether it’s a call worth taking, no matter where you are in relation to your

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Every Android user should install this feature

Every Android phone has a medical feature that you should set up as soon as possible.

Found under Emergency Information, it could help paramedics save your life.

The system is designed to save medical information to your phone in an easy and accessible way.

But it can be used as a form of identification if the worst does happen — providing vital details to those who need it most.

Put simply, it could mean the difference between life and death.

How to add medical information to your Android phone

According to tech site bollyinside, there are several easy steps

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What was your favorite Android phone of 2021?

Despite chip shortages and other issues, 2021 was a pretty great year for smartphones. We saw continued improvements to new form factors, the arrival of potential game-changers, and more. What was your favorite Android phone of 2021?

For the 9to5Google team, one clear device stands out as a favorite – or rather, a duo.

The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro were a turning point for Google’s smartphone lineup, bringing the company’s first true attempt to compete at the flagship level and the debut of Tensor, a unique chip design that ditched Qualcomm. Plus, both phones were considerably more

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How Do You FaceTime On Android?

Even if you’re an Android user, the odds are overwhelmingly high you’ll end up needing to FaceTime with friends or family members who own Apple devices at some point. Is that possible? Yes, it is…sort of. Apple has opened FaceTime call participation up to Android users, but creating these calls is another matter entirely.

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Put simply, FaceTime is Apple’s own video chatting software; it comes preloaded on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac computers so that users can video call other Apple users quickly and easily. FaceTime is part of Apple’s walled garden, though, meaning that it is only

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What is Google Play Protect and what makes it the most important part of your Android phone

Google Play Protect is the company’s comprehensive security suite designed to ensure that every Android device is safe and secure. Announced at Google’s annual developers conference I/O in the year 2017, Google Play Protect automatically scans all apps on Android phones and works to prevent the installation of harmful apps as well as nortifies about harmful urls. It uses machine learning to scan and verify over billions of apps every single day — both inside and outside the Google Play Store. Wondering how outside Play Store? Google Play Protect scans all apps on users Android phones, even those downloaded
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