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Google releases final Play Music update to let you hide the Android app

In mid-March, Google removed the ability for users to download their Play Music library via Takeout. With that data now gone, Google Play Music is getting one last update on Android to hide the app. Version 8.29.9112-1.W of Play Music is widely rolling out via Google Play today. It still shows a “Google Play Music is no longer available” screen that prompts users to “Explore YouTube…
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Strong demand for iPhone 12 sees Foxconn revenue jump 44%

Strong demand for iPhone 12 models in the first quarter of the year saw Foxconn’s revenue increase by 44%, said the company. Apple’s primary iPhone assembler has, however, warned that chip shortages are likely to constrain supply into 2022 … Bloomberg reports: iPhone assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.’s [aka Foxconn] first-quarter revenue jumped 44% on robust demand for Apple…
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WhatsApp begins testing chat migration between iOS and Android

Switching a smartphone is fairly easy in 2021, but the migration of chat history and messages between iOS and Android devices is practically nonexistent in apps like WhatsApp — at least for now. There are a few apps and services that claim to be able to fully transfer…
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OnePlus Pay could expand to India in the coming months

OnePlus Pay could be expanding outside of China in the coming months as an Indian trademark filing hints that the payment platform is coming to the region. A trademark application has been accepted by the Indian trademark authorities, and shared by a tipster, which is a fairly solid indication that the Google Pay alternative will be made available in the not-too-distant future. For those…
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Samsung has updated these phones to Android 11

It usually takes Android OEMs a fair bit to get the latest version of the OS on older devices, but Samsung has been getting better and better at this every year. For Android 11, the official update schedule kicked off in early December and continues to expand. Here’s every…
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WhatsApp is testing chat history migration between iPhone and Android

WhatsApp is testing the ability to easily migrate chat history between an iPhone and an Android device, according to WABetaInfo. As the site reports, this feature is part of a strategic change in the WhatsApp app. The company had been exploring the possibility of using WhatsApp on multiple devices at the same time, and the ability to migrate chat history between iOS and Android is part of this…
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