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Google is rolling back a Carrier Services update to fix SMS issues on some phones

Google is rolling back a Carrier Services update to fix SMS issues on some phones

Google has decoupled many system features from Android over the years to allow for seamless over-the-air updates, making millions of phones that don't receive new firmware releases as often as they should more secure. But sometimes, things go wrong despite this approach. This time around, we've received reports of people complaining about SMS sending and receiving issues following an update of the Carrier Services that has been rolling out over the past few days. Google has reacted swiftly and has already pulled the update, downgrading most phones to the previous version.

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17 new and notable Android apps from the last 2 weeks (2/28/17 - 3/13/17)

17 new and notable Android apps from the last 2 weeks (2/28/17 - 3/13/17)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous 2 weeks or so.

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Accu Battery

Today's roundup is presented by Accu Battery from Digibites. Batteries today are ubiquitous with just about every device we use, as they play a critical role in our day-to-day that is difficult to dismiss. This means that it is pretty important to stay on top of your battery usage.

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Google Carrier Services moves to the Play Store, but it does absolutely nothing (for now)

Google Carrier Services moves to the Play Store, but it does absolutely nothing (for now)

Many device manufacturers, including Google, choose to update pre-installed applications through the Play Store. This way, individual apps can be updated without the need for an entire system software update. Another pre-installed app, simply called 'Carrier Services,' has been moved to the Play Store.

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