Fingerprint unlock feature is now available in the latest Android Whatsapp beta

Whatsapp’s Fingerprint Lock feature is now available for Android users through an APK beta version you can try right now

You can install the Poco launcher on your Android device, but beware

You can have an idea of what it feels to have a Pocophone F1 by installing the Poco launcher in your smartphone, well if you are sure you want to

Google Maps may soon share battery information with live location to friends

It is also expected to revamp the mass transit commuting experience entirely with a “v2” of its current interface. That and more features coming up.

Intelligent Scan on Galaxy S9 authenticates through face and iris

Samsung may be looking into combining biometric data from users’ faces and eyes for non-fingerprint authentication in less than ideal lighting conditions.

Google APK code could hint at Echo Show mimic, Google Home UI update

A smart speaker with a touchscreen from Google may run right up against Amazon’s Alexa-powered Echo Show. But what’s “Quartz?”

“Android 8.0” found in manifests for Google Photos, Keep

Only two big Google apps have been updated with revised software version targets. Code refers to a new API level and a new Android version.

Dynamic badges for home screen apps on Nova Launcher 5.1

Android O has icon animations on the way. But that doesn’t mean that third-party launchers have suddenly gone out of style.

Latest Google Play Services APK should force Google Assistant onto your phone

If you’re hearing about other people in your area getting Google Assistant and you still don’t have it, you can rush it onto your phone.

Android Pay holiday game campaign could come soon

According to code found in the latest version of the Android Pay app, there are mentions of “game,” “coins” and perhaps a Christmas “cracker”.

APK teardown reveals that Project Fi family plans may be in the coming

An APK teardown reveals code talking about account holders, line and account limits and situations wherein users split from the Project Fi account.

The Nexus Launcher: leaked, dissected and pointed back at Google

Someone supposedly leaked a launcher that future Nexus devices may be using on top of their Android OS. Are we really asking about what it mean for Google?

There’s a RAT in Pokémon Go! And it’s not Rattata

Nope, not Rattata, though we are pretty much in weak territory right there. There is a jacked-up version of Pokémon Go! out there with a RAT in it.

New Google Maps features may include ETA sharing, shortcuts and history mapping

Want some instant directions on how to get home? How about going through everywhere you have been today? Google Maps may have it for you soon.
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How safe is sideloading APKs?

Most Android-powered devices provide the opportunity to simply “sideload” an APK directly to the device – no app store needed. But just how safe is sideloading?
How-to Sideload Apps on the Amazon Fire Phone

How-to sideload apps on the Amazon Fire Phone (video)

If you’ve got a Fire Phone and can’t find the apps you want through the Appstore, you’ve got options. Here’s how to sideload apps on the Amazon Fire Phone.