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YouTube tweaks where it places time stamps

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Latest SafetyNet improvements threaten to finally kill Magisk Hide

Magisk and Google have been playing a game of cat and mouse for years: Google's SafetyNet technology is supposed to be triggered when it notices a rooted device, but MagiskHide does its best to keep banking apps, Pokémon Go, and other root-despising applications going, no matter what you do with your phone. However, the latest update to SafetyNet, apparently rolling out via the Play Services, seems to put an end to the game permanently. Magisk developer John Wu isn't convinced he'll find a solution that would keep his tool intact once Google fully implements the change.

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17 temporarily free and 49 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Welcome to Wednesday, everyone. The middle of the week is usually slower than our Monday and Friday sales roundups, but that doesn't mean I don't have a few worthwhile titles to share today, such as Doom & Destiny Advanced, Prune, and Spirit HD. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 17 temporarily free and 49 on-sale apps and games for the middle of the week.

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Indie puzzler Path to Mnemosyne just landed on the Play Store

DevilishGames' indie puzzler Path to Mnemosyne was just published on the Play Store by Crescent Moon Games. The title has been available on consoles and PC since 2018, and today marks the official release on mobile. Most notably, Path to Mnemosyne offers a unique black and white design where the game's hand-drawn path continually zooms out, making for a surreal experience that's almost hypnotic. Of course, puzzles will play a significant role in your progression to ultimately restore a young girl's lost memories.

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Speed limits are back for Google Maps users in several countries (Updated)

In the last year, Google Maps began a wide roll-out of visible speed limits during navigation in dozens of countries. Since its release, there's been a wide range of upgrades, downgrades, and, in some cases, the feature disappearing altogether. Following an earlier disappearance, it seems users in the UK may finally have their speed limits back.

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YouTube Premium and Music now available in Nigeria, Turks and Caicos Islands, Venezuela

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Firefox Preview 4.0 published with top sites, password manager, and in-app language switcher (Update: APK Download)

Mozilla has been working on a brand-new version of Firefox for Android for a long time now, and it looks like the company is doing its best to get the pre-release software ready for the stable launch. The latest version of Firefox Preview, 4.0.0, adds comfort features such as top sites, Mozilla's password manager, and an in-app language switcher.

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Gmail adds setting to store multiple signature options

One size email signature might not fit all. You probably don't want to end a casual message with your long business signature, or if you regularly communicate with someone in a different language, it might be a little strange to end your message in your native language. Thankfully, Gmail now lets you store multiple signatures and pick between them from the compose window.

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The acclaimed SteamWorld series is now available on Stadia (Update)

Google is working to bring more than 100 additional games to Stadia this year, but not all of them are going to be big-budget AAA releases. Today, Google announced that Image & Form's SteamWorld games are making their way to Stadia in the near future — two of them for free for Pro subscribers.

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15 games we want to see on Stadia

Stadia has, even its most ardent supporters will tell you, a games problem. It launched with just a handful of titles, and there's been a drip feed of additional releases ever since. Google has pledged to bring more than 120 titles to the platform in 2020, and while a few have been announced, we still have no idea what most of those games are going to be. So here, we've gathered 15 of the games we'd like most like to see on Stadia this year and beyond.

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