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With Dynamic Island, Apple used the display cutout in a way that Android brands just couldn't yet.

With Dynamic Island, Apple used the display cutout in a way that Android brands just couldn’t yet.

The one thing everyone can agree on when it comes to “Dynamic Island” is that it’s a bad name. Otherwise, opinions on the actual usability or aesthetics of the new interactive pill-shaped cutout of the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max have completely split. Personally, I was sold from the start, but I …

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5 Android apps you can’t miss this week – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 451st edition of Android Apps Weekly. Here are the headlines from the past week: Android OEMs are planning to add a Dynamic Island style feature. Namely, Realme is polling users to see if people would be interested in such a feature. Such a decision may encourage some app developers to integrate it …

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Convenient: This Android Auto unit works wirelessly and can be installed in seconds in any car.

Convenient: This Android Auto unit works wirelessly and can be installed in seconds in any car.

Android Auto has become a standard feature in new cars, but it’s something older vehicles lack. Adding it can be complicated and can cost hundreds of dollars. But did you know that you can actually add an Android Auto unit to any car in seconds for an affordable cost? Here’s how. Aftermarket headunits have been …

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Apple isn’t trying to compete with Android OEMs, and that’s why it’s so much more successful

Samsung probably has a valid reason for not activating its temperature sensor in the Galaxy Watch 5 yet. who introduces something first, but rather who does it well who succeeds. Apple announced the Watch Series 8 at its annual fall event, and the new device features two new temperature sensors – one on the back …

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Tim Cook's attitude towards iPhone users who want a texting solution is condescending: it's time for Apple to talk to Android

Tim Cook’s attitude towards iPhone users who want a texting solution is condescending: it’s time for Apple to talk to Android

Apple CEO Tim Cook.AP Photo/Richard Drew When asked to troubleshoot iPhone texting to Android, Tim Cook brushed it off with an offhand comment. Apple CEO ignores years of user complaints instead of backing RCS standard. The company’s refusal to fix this issue is a burden on iOS users, not Android users. I was surprised when …

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The sooner Android accepts that RCS is dead, the sooner we can choose the next messaging platform that matters.

Last week, the world watched as Apple announced its new phones. As silly – but no less intriguing – as the dynamic island is, the iPhone 14 series fails to solve one of the biggest problems with modern smartphones: messaging. A day after Apple’s keynote, Tim Cook took the stage at Vox’s Code Conference, confirming …

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