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Motorola announces plans to upgrade 21 phones to Android 11

Motorola announces plans to upgrade 21 phones to Android 11

Motorola has announced its list of smartphones that will receive the Android 11 upgrade presumably starting as soon as tomorrow but, more practically, throughout 2021. There will be pitfalls along the way as we find out which devices are gasping their last breaths and the technicalities getting in the way of others.

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Some very lucky Android TV owners can now stream YouTube in 8K

Some very lucky Android TV owners can now stream YouTube in 8K

There are 8K Android TVs out there and a decent selection of 8K content on YouTube. But up until recently, the streaming cap on the YouTube app for Android TV was 4K. Not anymore, though.

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Samsung One UI 3.0 beta ending for Note20, starting up for Galaxy S10 series

Samsung One UI 3.0 beta ending for Note20, starting up for Galaxy S10 series

Samsung's One UI 3.0 on top of Android 11 edges closer to a stable release with news that beta testing has ended for some Galaxy Note20 devices. But with that end comes a new beginning: Galaxy S10 series devices are entering their own beta.

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Google Voice finally recognizes vCard contact attachments

Google Voice finally recognizes vCard contact attachments

Google Voice's latest update brings a mundane yet important feature if you're still shooting SMS with a ton of people: the ability to accept vCard attachments for instant contact registration.

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Google Recorder app with new transcription-based editor now rolling out (APK Download)

Google Recorder app with new transcription-based editor now rolling out (APK Download)

It's been a hot minute since Google announced a big v2 update to its Recorder app for Pixel phones. With it comes the ability to make edits not just around waveforms, but by words in the automatically-generated transcript. Well, that update is rolling out in baby steps right now, but it's also available to sideload through APK Mirror.

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With Nokia 3.1 and 5.1 receiving Android 10, HMD Global is completing its update queue

With Nokia 3.1 and 5.1 receiving Android 10, HMD Global is completing its update queue

The Nokia 3.1 and 5.1 supposed to receive Android 10 this spring, but one thing led to another because it's 2020 and the phone never got the upgrade. That is, until now.

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OnePlus Nord's super-limited closed beta is now open — apply now

OnePlus Nord's super-limited closed beta is now open — apply now

OnePlus runs one of the more public-facing software-testing operations among the phone makers we cover at Android Police and it's little surprise to see another launch of beta testing groups — this time for its latest phone, the Nord.

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Nvidia Shield TV Pro gets AI upscaling to improve GeForce Now and GameStream graphics (APK Download)

Nvidia Shield TV Pro gets AI upscaling to improve GeForce Now and GameStream graphics (APK Download)

We live in a great age for video games where a lot of new stuff's pretty good and all the greats of yore are being remastered for our shiny 4K TVs. But say you're taking advantage of cloud-streamed games and you're really looking for that extra punch of detail? Perhaps it's best to own last year's Nvidia Shield TV Pro — the complementary Nvidia Games app has been updated to enable AI upscaling on the company's GeForce Now and GameStream platforms.

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Verizon brings Android 10 to Moto G7 Play and Power

Verizon brings Android 10 to Moto G7 Play and Power

Verizon has brought Android 10 to both the Moto G7 Play and Power after Motorola first started distributing the upgrade for those phones throughout Latin America in June.

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LG is bringing its Velvet UI to older flagships, starting with the V50

LG is bringing its Velvet UI to older flagships, starting with the V50

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