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26 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

Mobile web browsing is all about finding what you need quickly and with as little hassle as possible — well, in theory, anyway. In the real world, the act of surfing sites from your smartphone is often anything but efficient.

From sites that have not-so-friendly mobile interfaces to browser commands that take far too many steps to execute, hopping around the World Wide Internuts from a handheld device can frequently leave something to be desired.

Fear not, though, my fellow finger-tappers: There are plenty of tricks you can learn to make your mobile web journey more pleasant and productive. Try

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Local officials: Some Android users can’t call 911

TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL) — It “rained fish” for a few minutes in Texarkana, Texas, Wednesday afternoon as storms moved through the area.

It happened around 4:30 p.m., according to James Audirsch, who works at the Orr Maxx, a used car dealership in eastern Texas. He says he and his co-worker, Brad Pratt, heard loud noises and looked outside only to see fish falling from the sky.

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Six Tips to Make Your Android Phone Unique to You

Whether you’re Team iPhone or Team Android, there is one argument that is hard to dispute: Android devices have always been easier to personalize than their fruit-emblazoned competitors.

While Apple Inc. has gradually opened up iOS to let users tweak parts of an iPhone’s look and feel, the mobile OS from

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Google has long given users ways to adjust lock screens, app layouts, themes and more. And Android 12, the update released in October, has new customization tools.

“We think about the phone as your digital living room,” says Trystan Upstill, vice president of engineering at

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Hisense 120Hz Android TV sale takes $300 off, plus more!

All of today’s best deals are headlined by Hisense 120Hz Android TV models at $300 off. That’s alongside the OnePlus Anniversary event and Best Buy’s flash sale that’s live through the weekend. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

Hisense’s latest U7G 4K 120Hz Android TVs pack HDMI 2.1

Amazon is currently discounting the Hisense 65-inch U7G QLED 4K Android TV to $800. Normally fetching $1,100, you’re looking at a match of the all-time low at $300 off, with today’s offer beating our previous Black Friday mention by $100. There’s also

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This App Will Tell Android Users If an AirTag Is Tracking Them

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Apple’s AirTags and Find My service can be helpful for finding things you lose—but they also introduce a big privacy problem. While those of us on iOS have had some tools for fighting those issues, Apple left those of us on Android without much to work with. A new Android AirTag finder app finally addresses some of those concerns.

How AirTags work

Apple launched AirTags in late April 2021 as a way to help keep track of important items, such as your keys or wallet. The small Bluetooth tracker lets you look up

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Alien: Isolation Is Out Now On iOS And Android

Alien: Isolation, the 2014 first-person horror game set in the world of Ridley Scott’s Alien, is now available on mobile, including iOS and Android.

Alien: Isolation follows Ellen Ripley’s daughter Amanda, who learns that the flight recorder from her mother’s ship has been recovered. The game finds the player taking the role of Amanda as she enters the Sevastopol space station to finally solve the mystery of her mother’s disappearance 15 years earlier.

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The Samsung Galaxy Watch4 & 4 Classic are our 2021 smartwatches of the year

Before this year, Wear OS was in pretty desperate need of a shakeup. The platform’s software development had grown so languid, it was almost a running joke among techy types. In May, Google announced it was partnering with Samsung to finally do something about it. Then, this summer, we got the first fruits of that joint labor: the Samsung Galaxy Watch4 and Galaxy Watch4 Classic. They’re both really good. In fact, together they win our Editors’ Choice award for our 2021 smartwatches of the year.


Google said its Wear OS 3, built together with Samsung, is meant to combine “the

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Seamlessly transfer content between your Android phone and PC w

(Pocket-lint) – Everyone knows that managing and transferring content between Android phones and Windows computers can be a little cumbersome. It seems Android phones just haven’t caught up to our ultra-wireless and seamless expectations. But Droid Transfer is a unique Windows application that can fix that problem, simplifying and streamlining the entire Android-to-Windows content management and transfer process.

What is Droid Transfer?

Droid Transfer is a unique Windows application that works in collaboration with a free Transfer Companion app on Android. When you have the Transfer Companion app installed on your phone, you can use Droid Transfer to seamlessly

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Microsoft Teams Android app updated after 911 call issues

Some Android users may experience 911 calling issues through Microsoft Teams, according to a recent advisory from Bell.

The notice says customers with the Microsoft Teams application installed on their devices, with Android 10 or later versions, may have issues calling 911 due to an “unintended interaction” between the app and the Android operating system.

Reports have pointed to a Reddit user as having initially flagged the issue, which prompted a response from Google saying it was able to reproduce the issue under a “limited set of circumstances” but believed it was only present on a “small number

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Holiday Android app deals: XCOM 2 Collection, Star Link 2, Metatag Analyzer, Kahuna, more

We are now ready to head into the weekend with all of Friday’s best Android game and app deals. Just be sure to dive into some of the best prices of the holiday season in the latest OnePlus Anniversary Sale and this fresh new price drop on the Moto G Stylus 5G first. Then comeback here for all of this afternoon’s best deals on games and apps courtesy of Google Play. Highlights include XCOM 2 Collection, Star Link 2: Constellation, Metatag Analyzer, Kahuna, Mindroid PRO Unlock, and more. Head below for a complete look at Friday’s best holiday Android game

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