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new features on android announced at mwc 2024 by google

MWC 2024: Gemini in Google Messages, New Wear OS Features, and More

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Although the new features are not groundbreaking, Google has announced some key AI features for all of its platforms including Android, Android Auto, Wear OS, Google Docs, etc. You can chat with Gemini in the Google Messages app, have all your notifications summarized in Android Auto, view your boarding pass and other cards on your Wear OS smartwatch, and more.
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Android 15 DP1 Notification cooldown feature preview

This New Android 15 Feature Makes Persistent Notifications Bearable

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The developer preview of Android 15 introduces a new feature called "Notification cooldown". It slowly, gradually reduces notification volume and vibrations for repeat notifications from the same app within a short period. The feature is enabled by default, but users can disable it or enable it for specific conversation apps. This feature is a welcome addition for those who receive a lot of notifications and want to reduce distractions.
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Enable Android Safe Browsing on Android

What is Android Safe Browsing and How it Works

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The Android Safe Browsing feature will alert you of potentially harmful websites, redirect links, or phishing links in supported apps. Safe Browsing uses Google's SafetyNet Safe Browsing API from the Google Play Services to weed out harmful links. It can be enabled by going to Settings -> Security and Privacy -> More Security and Privacy -> Android Safe Browsing.
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how to enable and use google reading mode on android

How to Enable Reading Mode on Android

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Read Aloud is an essential accessibility feature and Google has improved the functionality using the Reading Mode app on Android. You can install the Reading mode app from the Play Store for free, and it will read aloud the content on your screen effortlessly. It works on web pages and most apps like Gmail and WhatsApp, which is great. Alternatively, you can use Google Assistant's Read Aloud mode to read the contents of any webpage.
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Google rebranding Nearby Share to Quick Share

Google Is Looking to Rebrand Android’s Nearby Share to ‘Quick Share’

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Google is rebranding it's Nearby Share feature to Quick Share. The change was first spotted by tipster Kamila Wojciechowska in GMS version 23.50.13. Notably, Quick Share is the moniker used by Samsung. This suggests that Apple and Samsung are probably collaborating to merge the feature under Quick Share moniker.
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beeper mini app for using imessage on android

Beeper Mini iMessage App for Android Returns; Hits Back at Apple

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Beeper Mini is a trending app that emulates iMessage for Android. It allows for seamless communication from Android to Apple devices and is touted to feature 'end to end encryption'. However, Apple broke the app recently and essentially shut it down - and despite this, the developers of Beeper Mini have brought it back alive! After all, the dream of blue bubbles & green bubbles staying friends could come true.
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beeper mini is imessage emulating application for android

Beeper Mini Brings iMessage to Android; No Apple ID Required

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Beeper Mini utilizes research from reverse-engineering the iMessage protocol. With this, iMessage for Android is easy to start using - simply download the Beeper Mini app and get started. Moreover, the Beeper developers are being quite forthcoming with how their technology works. No servers, or middlemen are required, to make iMessage for Android possible. Beeper Mini is available on Play Store right now, however it is a paid app. It costs $1.99 per month to use, with a free 7 day trial.
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How to update Google Play Services

How to Update Google Play Services

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Google Play Services is an important component of the Android operating system. It gives users access to Google apps and services such as Gmail, Google Play Store, and YouTube. Updating the app might bring new features to your device, and to do so, you can use the Google Play Store or a third-party store, or sideload the application to update it.
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