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Android 12 is finally here for the OnePlus 7/7T as OxygenOS Open Beta

Android 12 is finally here for the OnePlus 7/7T as OxygenOS Open Beta

We’re fast approaching the official Android 13 launch, but some phones are still pending for last year’s software. OnePlus, for example, has focused on updating its newer devices to Android 12, but has ended up focusing on its 2019 flagships. After a brief closed beta testing period, the company has finally announced the release of …

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What is Microsoft Defender for Android and iPhone and should you be using it?

What is Microsoft Defender for Android and iPhone and should you be using it?

Microsoft’s antivirus tools for Windows have changed a lot over the years. The “Defender” branding has been used for a number of things – now it’s even available on Android and iPhone. But what the hell does it do? In June 2022, Microsoft Defender became a cross-platform app. However, this is not the same antivirus …

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What is Microsoft Defender for Android and iPhone and should you be using it?

What is Microsoft Defender for Android and iPhone and should you be using it?

Microsoft’s antivirus tools for Windows have changed a lot over the years. The “Defender” branding has been used for a number of things – now it’s even available on Android and iPhone. But what the hell does it do? In June 2022, Microsoft Defender became a cross-platform app. However, this is not the same antivirus …

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Arm announces the Cortex X3 CPU, destined for 2023 Android phones

Arm announces the Cortex X3 CPU, destined for 2023 Android phones

Enlarge / The Arm Cortex X3 brings some modest improvements. weapons Fresh from a dramatic journey of avoiding being bought by Nvidia, Arm announced its latest flagship CPUs. We have the Cortex-X3 and Arm Cortex-A715 CPUs coming soon for your 2023 Android devices. As usual, these designs will be part of a system-on-chip CPU cluster. …

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iPhone users can now switch to any Android 12 phone with Google’s Switch to Android iOS app

iPhone users can now switch to any Android 12 phone with Google’s Switch to Android iOS app

Google today announced that support for its Switch to Android app on iOS is rolling out to all Android 12 phones, meaning iPhone users can now use the app’s transfer capabilities to switch to any device that supports Android 12 supported. Previously, the Switch to Android app for the “iPhone” was limited to Google’s own …

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The Best Encrypted Messaging Apps for Mac, iOS, Android and Windows

The Best Encrypted Messaging Apps for Mac, iOS, Android and Windows

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate may earn commissions on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. There are many alternatives to iMessage, and most are completely cross-platform. If you want to securely communicate with your friends using Windows and Android, here are your …

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‘Best Android budget phone’ got better praise than iPhone SE and Pixel a, but have software updates ruined it?

‘Best Android budget phone’ got better praise than iPhone SE and Pixel a, but have software updates ruined it?

Android phones can be tempting if you’re on a budget. New devices often undercut the competition and offer powerful processors at a surprisingly low price. And when it comes to budget phones, OnePlus is one of the companies that has made a name for itself selling budget phones. It was part of a clever marketing …

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