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Bring back Play Store update notifications with this free app

In a recent move to reduce unnecessary notifications, the Play Store no longer confirms when apps are updated in the background. While this may not be a big deal for most users, it's understandable some people want to be notified when their apps have been successfully updated. Thankfully, AppNotifier solves this problem, as it can send similar notifications to what the Play Store used to do when apps are updated.

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The Google Play Store will no longer show notifications for updated apps (Update)

One of the great things about Android is that instead of being dependent on major OS upgrades like that other mobile operating system, Google's core apps receive regular updates throughout the year. While this is usually a highlight of the platform, it's not uncommon for features to be altered or randomly disappear without warning. Case in point: A number of reports are claiming that the Play Store notification that should be received when an app successfully updates is no longer appearing in the notification shade.

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Microsoft phone screen mirroring extends to new devices, Your Phone app gets notification support

Not too long ago, Microsoft announced phone screen mirroring between Windows 10 and Android. It's a neat feature, letting you effectively have your Android apps on your computer. It was previously limited to a handful of devices and select testers, but now the tech giant is opening it up to more devices.

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