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Google has reinstated SMS and call access to Tasker

We reported last week that popular Android automation app, Tasker, had been denied access to call logs and SMS send, receive and read functions. That meant the disabling of a multitude of app features due to Google’s policy to protect the privacy of users. Google has since restored Tasker access to these functions so long as the developers adhere to some rules and regulations.

Apps and Updates Stories November 7

OnePlus Switch application now supports iPhone data transfer

The OnePlus Switch application makes the often frustrating process of swapping or upgrading your phone a bit more simplified. But until now, those switching from iPhone to a OnePlus device couldn’t switch as conveniently. Now, a new update today changes that. iPhone users can now download the OnePlus Switch on their phone and use it to transfer contacts, photos, videos and even messages.

Apps and Updates Stories November 1

OnePlus 6T receives release day update w/ Nightscape, face unlock improvements

The OnePlus 6T has barely been announced, let alone made available, but OxygenOS has already received an update to tweak a few of the new software additions as well as some general bug fixes.

Apps and Updates Stories October 26

WhatsApp introduces long-awaited stickers, rolling out in the next few weeks

The world’s most popular messaging platform has finally added the ability to send stickers in conversations and group chats. Having been available in just about every other messaging platform, this will be a welcome addition to the millions who use WhatsApp daily. 

Apps and Updates Stories October 23

Google News bug burns through excessive data, one user sees $240 bill

Spare a thought for one poor Google News user who, due to an application background refresh error, received a data bill for $240 having used 7.65GB of extra data whilst charging overnight.

Apps and Updates Stories October 15

Adobe has officially announced their latest mobile-targeted video editing software called Premiere Rush CC, which is now available on desktop and iOS devices, with Android support expected in 2019. A stripped down version of the bigger Adobe Premiere Pro, this software is clearly targeted at YouTube creators or those who create content for social media. expand full story

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