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Google updating the default Pixel ringtone, notification, and alarm sounds with Android 12

Besides wallpapers, Google lets owners customize the Pixel experience by making available a large collection of ringtones, notification, and alarm sounds. Android 12 Beta 3 introduces a trio of additions to the Sounds app, and they’re very likely the new/next Pixel defaults. At the start of this year, Google introduced a new tone when Cast is initiated on Smart Displays and speakers. Softer…
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Apple releases iOS 15 beta 3 and iPadOS 15 beta 3 to developers

Apple today is releasing iOS 15 beta 3 and iPadOS 15 beta 3 to developers. This comes after iOS 15 beta 2 was released two weeks ago and it brought a handful of changes to the iPhone and iPad, including a new Maps icon, SharePlay, and more. iOS 15 beta 3 and iPadOS 15 beta…
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iOS 15 beta 3 tweaks controversial Safari redesign with new address bar, reload button

One of the biggest changes coming with iOS 15 is the new Safari, which has been completely redesigned with a new tab experience and, for iPhone users, a new address bar as well. Although the update has been controversial due to its radical change, Apple is still trying to improve the interface. This time, iOS 15 beta 3 makes the Safari address bar always appear at the bottom on the iPhone. With…
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iOS 15 and watchOS 8 beta 3 allow you to install system updates with less available storage

As Apple continues to work on iOS 15 and other updates ahead of the fall release, the company rolled out today the third beta versions of its latest software for developers. Interestingly, Apple claims that the updates will now require less available storage to install, which may solve a big problem for some users. In the release notes for the latest build of iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8…
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Google releases Android 12 Beta 3 for Pixel phones

Compared to last year, Android 12 is pushing back the release candidate build by one version with Beta 3 rolling out today as another “incremental Beta-quality release.” Like last month’s early update, developers are advised to continue compatibility testing and…
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Chrome getting HTTPS-First Mode as Google plans to replace the address bar lock icon

Over the years, Chrome has been a big proponent of increasing HTTPS adoption to improve privacy and security on the web. The latest Chrome steps include rolling out an HTTPS-First Mode and experimenting with a replacement for the lock icon in the address bar. Google reports over 90% of page loads in Chrome on most operating systems occur over HTTPS. Compared to HTTP, others on the network cannot…
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