Andrew Grush(3138 posts)

Andrew is dedicated to reporting on the latest developments in the world of Android, and is very passionate about mobile technology and technological innovation in general. While he appreciates Android in all of its forms, he prefers a clean stock experience when possible and currently rocks a Nexus 5. Andrew also loves to engage with his readers, and welcomes well-thought-out conversations and responses in the comments section!




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by: Andrew Grush17 hours ago

Diving into Android M: App Standby disables unused apps to save power

During the I/O keynote Google focused on Android M’s Doze mode, but that’s not the only battery-saving optimization being introduced with M. App Standby does something similar but this time it essentially shuts off apps that haven’t been used for a while.
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BBM update brings Material Design and more

by: Andrew Grush18 hours ago
Blackberry is rolling out a significant update to its Beta app that makes it much more visually appealing and better in line with the Android look.
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Blocks modular smartwatch to run Android Lollipop, uses Snapdragon 400 for brains

by: Andrew Grush19 hours ago
We first learned about the Blocks modular smartwatch concept last year, but now the startup is preparing for its fundraising campaign. In the meantime, they've shared a few more details about what to expect from the watch.
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Chrome OS update brings credit card autofill, physical keyboard autocorrection, and more

by: Andrew Grush23 hours ago
the latest update hitting the stable channel (43.0.2357.81), it’s bringing a number of unspecified bug fixes, performance improvements, and a few new features to the table that will make the Chromebook experience even better.
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Huawei Mate 2 owners can now register to test Android 5.0 Lollipop update

by: Andrew GrushJune 1, 2015
Ahead of the full rollout next month, Huawei Mate 2 owners can now register to test Android 5.0 Lollipop update.
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Asus ZenWatch 2 will reportedly offer 3 to 4 day battery life, and beyond

by: Andrew GrushJune 1, 2015
Reportedly the new Asus ZenWatch 2 will offer roughly 3 to 4 days of battery life and will also have an optional external battery that can add even more charge to the watch.
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by: Andrew GrushJune 1, 2015

Diving into Android M: Memory manager and revoking/adding permissions

Join us as we take a brief look at the new memory manager and revoking/adding app permissions in Android M.
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by: Andrew GrushMay 30, 2015

Diving into M: Revamped volume controls and Do Not Disturb mode

We take a closer look at Android M’s revamped volume controls and the evolution of priority interruptions with Do Not Disturb.
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Project Vault is a security system on a microSD card

by: Andrew GrushMay 29, 2015
At first glance, the Vault would appear to be nothing more than a typical SD card but there’s more here than meets the eye.
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ESRB and Pegi ratings arrive to Google Play

by: Andrew GrushMay 29, 2015
As expected, Google Play has removed its old everyone/low/medium/high maturity system in favor of ESRB, PEGI, or a new generic system for regions without a standardized rating program.
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