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UC Browser Removed from the Play Store For ‘Unhealthy’ and ‘Misleading’ Promotion Methods

UC Browser Removed from the Play Store For ‘Unhealthy’ and ‘Misleading’ Promotion Methods

UC Browser, a popular browser from Alibaba in India, has been temporarily removed from the Play Store. The app had over 500 million downloads, with over 100 million users of the app from India itself. The browser even came pre-installed on many Android devices sold in the country. 

Netflix Starts Showing up Again on Play Store for Some Rooted and Unlocked Android Devices

Netflix Starts Showing up Again on Play Store for Some Rooted and Unlocked Android Devices

Back in May, Netflix blocked its app from being downloaded on unlocked and rooted Android devices. Even sideloading the app did not work since Netflix had started using Google’s Widevine DRM to prevent the app from working on devices that were not certified by Google Play.

Chrome 59 for Android’s Updated JavaScript Engine Reduces Page Loading Time and RAM Use

Chrome 59 for Android’s Updated JavaScript Engine Reduces Page Loading Time and RAM Use

Google has started rolling out Chrome 59 for Android from this week, with the release focusing on performance and stability fixes. Thanks to an updated JavaScript engine, Google says that the latest version of Chrome for Android will load pages faster and use less memory.

YouTube App for Android Gets a New Design with Bottom Navigation Bar

YouTube App for Android Gets a New Design with Bottom Navigation Bar

Google today rolled out a new update for the YouTube app for Android with a bottom navigation bar. The new design sees the company ditching the top navigation bar in favor of a bottom one that is easier to reach with your thumb.

Samsung Releases SoundAssistant App For Galaxy Devices With ‘150 Steps of Fine Volume Control’

Samsung Releases SoundAssistant App For Galaxy Devices With ‘150 Steps of Fine Volume Control’

Samsung has released a new app for its Galaxy handsets called SoundAssistant. The app provides one with granular control over the audio aspect of their device.

Android Device Manager Gets Updated to ‘Find My Device’

Android Device Manager Gets Updated to ‘Find My Device’

Android Device Manager hasn’t been updated since 2015, but that is finally changing today, and the changes are welcomed.

Todoist Announces Two-Way Real-Time Sync With Google Calendar

Todoist Announces Two-Way Real-Time Sync With Google Calendar

Todoist is one of the most popular and powerful task managers out there. However, so far, it has lacked proper integration with Google Calendar to help one keep up their tasks and other daily events. That changes today as Todoist has now announced official integration with Google Calendar.

Netflix App Blocked From Being Downloaded on Rooted and Unlocked Android Devices on Play Store

Netflix App Blocked From Being Downloaded on Rooted and Unlocked Android Devices on Play Store

Over the last few days, many rooted Android owners reported that the Netflix app was showing up as incompatible on the Play Store on their devices. Sideloading the app, however, posed no issues and continued to work just fine. 

Samsung’s In-Traffic Reply App Aims To Prevent Distracted Driving With Automated Replies

Samsung’s In-Traffic Reply App Aims To Prevent Distracted Driving With Automated Replies

In a bid to stop distracted drivers from using their phones while driving and texting, Samsung has released an app called In-Traffic Reply. The app will help drivers focus on the road instead of the text message that has just arrived.

Chrome 58 for Android Makes It Easier To Manage Downloads, Adds Full Screen Support for Web Apps

Chrome 58 for Android Makes It Easier To Manage Downloads, Adds Full Screen Support for Web Apps

Google today announced the release of Chrome 58 for Android with a bunch of performance and stability fixes. Among other things, the update also makes it easier to manage your downloads through the Downloads page.