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Here's how to fix those mysterious Android WebView crashes

Here's how to fix those mysterious Android WebView crashes

If you're experiencing a bunch of apps suddenly crashing on your recent Samsung phone, you're not alone. This afternoon US time, reports from dozens, then hundreds of users on the Samsung subreddit started coming in, complaining of apps crashing on their phones, constantly and seemingly at random. It's causing some major headaches. You can quickly fix the problem by disabling the Android System WebView app, or updating it via the Play Store or APK Mirror.

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Telegram's new voice chat update brings a little Clubhouse to Android

Telegram's new voice chat update brings a little Clubhouse to Android

Clubhouse is the new hotness right now, but the devs only started working on an app for Android in January, and there's no word yet on when that might drop. If you're looking for something to fill the void, Telegram's new update builds on the voice calls introduced at the end of last year, adding audio recording, virtual hand raising, and unlimited listeners.

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Arlo's Android app finally gets a dark mode (APK Download)

Arlo's Android app finally gets a dark mode (APK Download)

Arlo is one of the leading smart home security companies out there, and its companion app is what you need to make the most of the hardware. While the iOS version of it has had a dark mode for a couple of years now, it's been woefully absent from the Android app. Fortunately, that's changing with the latest update.

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TeamWin updates TWRP to 3.5.1, Android 11 support coming soon

TeamWin updates TWRP to 3.5.1, Android 11 support coming soon

The evergreen TeamWin Recovery Project received a sizable update to 3.5 back in December. Late last night they posted 3.5.1, which they're calling a "mini release," waiting for full support for Android 11. Most of the changes are housekeeping and small support additions, now split into two branches for Android 9 and 10.

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SwiftKey fixes Pixel 4’s swipe to erase issue on stable, too (APK Download)

SwiftKey fixes Pixel 4’s swipe to erase issue on stable, too (APK Download)

Despite its long-standing acclaim as the keyboard app to beat on Android, SwiftKey hasn’t played nice with Google’s own Pixel 4 and 4 XL since back when they launched in 2019. The handy swipe-to-delete gesture has been broken on the two phones for over a year, and it's only now that the app is gearing up to patch it. If the latest update to SwiftKey beta is any indication, a proper fix for the issue is just around the corner.

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Google Lens is getting its own image gallery

Google Lens is getting its own image gallery

Earlier this year, Google Lens hit 500 million downloads on the Play Store. For an app that isn't pre-installed on many devices, this milestone does point out how helpful it really is, and it's only getting better thanks to a new update that makes it easier to select the images you want to be analyzed.

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Latest Google Home update delivers live data usage charts to Nest Wifi owners

Latest Google Home update delivers live data usage charts to Nest Wifi owners

The Google Home app is getting an update to version 2.34 today in the wake of the debut of the new Nest Hub — namely, the app has been made to support said new device as well as a couple of other more features if you're in a Google Workspace or own a Google Wifi or Nest Wifi mesh network.

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Files by Google gets a Favorites folder and preps new storage menu

Files by Google gets a Favorites folder and preps new storage menu

Files by Google has come a long way in the years since its release, picking up new features and even enduring a name change. Last year an APK teardown suggested that a new feature was in the works that would allow users to favorite files and photos, exempting them from cleaning suggestions and collecting them in an easy-to-find folder. This feature is now rolling out.

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Now Pocket can tell you if that article will fit in your bathroom break

Now Pocket can tell you if that article will fit in your bathroom break

Pocket is all about spotting something interesting and saving it for later, when you have time to really dig into that article. But exactly how much time you have is crucial: are we talking a thirty minute bus ride, or a five minute, um, personal break? A new addition to the app allows you to sort your saved sites and articles based on how long it will take to read them.

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