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    Web audio recording - microphone disabled during screen lock

    I'm developing a web app that uses audio recording. The issue I'm facing is that when the phone locks after inactivity, Android shuts down the microphone, probably due to a security policy. I'm not aware of any way to allow a website to keep the microphone on during a screen lock. Is anyone...
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    Help Web pages disappeared

    Xiaomi Mi 9T Android 11 Ecosia web browser Carrier - EE I have been adding web pages to my home screen & organising into folders alongside related apps. Yesterday all those web pages suddenly disappeared leaving just the apps in the folders. There had been several 3rd party app updates a few...
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    Open ports on Android 13 4.14 is this normal? What are they for, nmap results

    I ran an nmap scan on my Samsung A22 running Android 13 4.14, these are the open ports that were returned, I've checked the services and port numbers and not found much information, can someone shed some light as to why they're open and what they're being used for please? Nmap scan report for...
  4. Android News

    Google offers more control over ads

    Google has released more tools to give you control over ads you see in their apps and on partner apps and websites. You can now mute "reminder ads" which companies will often send or show you, for those times when they annoy you about buying a product you once looked at when you're no longer...
  5. Android News

    Google will remove its name from AMP URLs

    Google's fast-loading, data-saving AMP sites help you load websites fast, but they come with an undesirable side effect for publishers: a Google URL as a prefix. That will change, as Google has figured out a way to serve AMP pages to the original URL.
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    Google adds new features to Flights, Trips, and Hotel Search

    Google has detailed new features being added to Flights, Trips, and Hotel Search to make it easier for you to book holiday travel, including price alerts, searching for discounted booking, and more.
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    Google Search celebrity questions are now answered by the celebs

    Google Search now has selfie responses from celebrities when you search questions about them. The celebrities will answer the question in a pre-recorded video. Google is trialing the feature with answers from Priyanka Chopra, Will Ferrell, Tracee Ellis Ross, Gina Rodriguez, Kenan Thompson...
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    Google job search gets more features

    Google's job search tool now includes salary information in search results. It's also getting finer geographic control, the ability to go straight to your favorite job website to apply for a position when multiple sites have the same listing, and more.
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    Google Earth developers are nearing support for Firefox

    When Google Earth made it to the web earlier this year, the only browser to support it was Chrome. However, the developers have made progress and are nearing the ability to use Earth with Firefox.
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    Google Calendar gets a much-needed redesign

    Google has updated Calendar on the web with a redesign, making use of larger views, modern colors, and other changes to bring both a more beautiful and more intuitive calendar.
  11. Android News

    Allo for web now supports iOS, Firefox & Opera

    Allo for Web now supports browsers on iOS, as well as Firefox and Opera. Previously, you could only use it on Google Chrome.
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    Google adds new languages and countries for travel apps

    Google Trips, Google Flights, and Destinations on Google now support a combined 20 new languages and 26 new countries globally.
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    Google Maps Local Guides are ramping up submissions for wheelchair accessible places

    Google is calling on Local Guides to add more information about wheelchair-accessible places to Google Maps. This will directly contribute to more information for disabled users available within the Google Maps app and on the web.
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    Google’s US search results will steer you to health care professionals if you appear depressed

    People in the US who search Google for “depression” on their mobile phones will soon have the option to take a screening questionnaire to test whether they’re depressed. The new feature isn't meant to be a replacement for a medical evaluation. It's meant to steer you to one if you appear depressed.
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    Google Image Search gets new badges to help you discover

    Google is introducing a new feature called “style ideas” in the Google app for Android and mobile web. When searching fashion product images, Image Search will surface a grid of inspirational lifestyle images and outfits that showcase how the product can be worn in real life, as well as...
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    Google denies claims of a desktop Google.com revamp

    Yesterday, a report from The Guardian claimed Google would be adding a "news feed" to "Google.com." The Google app on mobile devices has long had a news feed—originally introduced as "Google Now"—and the report claims a similar interface is coming to the desktop. Google is officially denying...
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    Google makes it easier to find events in your area

    An update to Google search on the web and the Google app will make it easy to look up events. You can look up specific event types such as concerts, or even just find something in your area. You can also specify the dates you prefer in case you have a specific day you want to go do something...
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    Google shows how they fought bad ads in 2016

    Google's latest blog post gives a breakdown on their progress in fighting bad ads in 2016. Their efforts included removing misleading ads, banning ads for services which prove harmful for consumers, ads that trick you into clicking something by appearing as a system alert, and ads for illegal...
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    Google Wallet on the web gets a more full-featured experience

    Google has redesigned Google Wallet on the web. Wallet -- which transformed from a mobile payments service to a service designed to transfer money between friends and family -- now has a redesigned website that offers all the features the mobile app does. This means you can send and receive...
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    Top tech companies urge Congress to relinquish internet control

    The US fully controls the internet through the NTIA, however a proposal to transfer the control of the internet to ICANN was granted and is set to happen October 1st. Ted Cruz and many other representatives have opposed this move, so Google, Facebook, Twitter and the like are writing to urge...
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    Google Maps makes it easier for people to add and edit palces

    Google has announced changes to Google Maps which makes it easy for people to add and edit information for places on Google Maps. Almost anyone can submit and edit info, so Google is also introducing a verification system that asks people in the area of a place to confirm that the information is...
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    Google includes voter registration information in search results

    Google added a new search feature today. Searching for "vote to register" will turn up voter registration requirements and processes for the state you're in. Google will also add more information about the Democratic and Republican nominations once they've been officially nominated.
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    You can now order products using Amazon Alexa

    Amazon has announced great new functionality for Alexa. You can now buy things from Amazon's storefront with your voice. The catch is that you have to be a Prime member, and you have to buy Prime-eligible items.
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    Google Calendar may be down for many users

    Google has posted a service status noting that Google Calendar is inaccessible for many people. The company is currently investigating the outage.
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    Google adds recent earthquake data to search results

    Google is now adding earthquake data to Google Search results. This should help give travelers and residents an idea of whether an earthquake might soon affect their lives.