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#ThrowbackThursday – When Android had stiffer competition

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The Samsung Galaxy S8’s one flaw…

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8 ways the Galaxy S8 is objectively better than the iPhone 7

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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week | Android Apps Weekly

Welcome back to Android Apps Weekly! This week we talk about a few excellent new games, a cool new camera app, Tencent buying Supercell, and more!
by Joe HindyJune 26, 20165

Facebook criticized for heavy-handed Messenger SMS push

Facebook really wants you to use its Messenger app for SMS. So much so that it’s using a questionable tactic to maximize the number of users who set Messenger as the default app for ...
by Bogdan PetrovanJune 21, 201654

10 best Facebook apps for Android

Facebook is one of the most resource hungry apps in all of Android. If you're tired of it, take a look at these excellent Facebook apps to replace it!
by Joe HindyJune 18, 201640

Facebook Messenger’s ‘simpler’ interface just seems more complicated

Facebook Messenger is getting a UI makeover that aims to make navigation easier, but we're not 100% convinced that it succeeds in this regard.
by John DyeJune 16, 201613
 
 

How to play the hidden football game in Facebook Messenger

We already knew about two playable Easter eggs hidden in the wildly popular Facebook Messenger – chess and basketball – but it turns out you can also play football (or soccer) straight ...
by Bogdan PetrovanJune 15, 20166

Facebook Messenger now lets you send SMS text messages from Android smartphones

Facebook Messenger lost the ability to send SMS messages back in 2013, but now the functionality is back with a vengeance.
by John DyeJune 14, 201631

Not a fan of the Messenger app? Tough! Facebook appears to be making it mandatory

If you've been using Facebook Messenger through the mobile version of the site, then it looks like you're soon going to have to download the separate app.
by John DyeJune 3, 201696

Facebook Messenger reportedly gaining in-notification replies for Android N

Facebook Messenger looks like it's getting Android N's Quick Reply feature, allowing users to respond to messages without even opening the app.
by John DyeJune 3, 20168

Facebook Messenger just rolled out 1500 new emoji

Facebook has just introduced 1,500 new emojis to the smiley ecosystem in Messenger.
by John DyeJune 2, 201620

WhatsApp is reportedly the world’s most popular Android messaging app

A new report shows that, in most countries, WhatsApp is the most popular messaging service currently in use on Android devices.
by John DyeMay 26, 201673
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