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Android 11 exhibits annoying bug that can break multitasking

Android 11 has refined rather than redefined our favorite mobile OS experience but it looks like it hasn’t been without bugs and issues. Some users are reporting a bug that effectively breaks multitasking on Android 11. This bug is especially frustrating as swiping up into the recents app switcher will effectively stop you in your tracks as the usual carousel of recently opened applications…
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How to use picture-in-picture on iOS 14

Even when you’re using a phone, with its relatively small screen, being able to watch a video using Picture-in-Picture (PiP) can be very handy. You can have a music video playing while you’re checking your Twitter feed, or chat with a friend while watching a favorite…
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VLC 3.3 for Android brings UI overhaul w/ bottom navbar, video player redesign, plus more

The VLC 3.3 update for Android has now dropped on the Google Play Store with a multitude of UI tweaks and enhancements that will make the utility-knife media player even more of a smartphone essential. All of the new changes brought with the VLC 3.3 update were announced in an official blog post, the most notable new change being a more cohesive Google Material Design style UI. Many of these…
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Prepare for the ‘iPhone 12 mini,’ suggest recent leaks

We’re expecting Apple to announce four new iPhones later this year, and signs and portents increasingly suggest that the smallest will be named the iPhone 12 mini — a title new to the iPhone range but with a solid Apple heritage. Past and present mini Apple products include the iPod mini, iPad mini, and Mac mini. So it might be time for a mini iPhone, too. The name was mentioned earlier this…
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iOS 14 update fixes a bug that reset your browser and mail defaults

One of the notable changes in iOS 14 is that it finally allowed users to set new default apps for their web browser and email. Chrome, Firefox, Gmail and others are already taking advantage of the setting, but after the update rolled out last week, many iPhone and iPad owners noticed their devices would go back to the original settings after a restart. This afternoon Apple pushed out iOS 14.0.1…
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