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Tasker v5.1 is out with Oreo-specific changes and removal of the Accessibility Service

Recently, Google threatened to remove applications from the Play Store that “misused” Android’s Accessibility Services. We explained how many apps leverage Accessibility Services to perform actions in ways that were not intended by Google. It’s at the core of LastPass, AutoInput, Button Mapper, Greenify, and other services, and Google’s policy would’ve broken some or all […]

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Report: Amazon Backs Out of its Bundled Video Service Plans

Cable TV subscriptions are getting more and more expensive these days, which has motivated an increasing number of people to “cut the cord.” Some are signing up for TV studio-sponsored services like CBS All Access and Showtime Anytime, while others are opting for bundled video services like Netflix, YouTube TV, and Sling TV. Amazon had reportedly […]

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Razer Phone uses Sony’s Overlay Manager Service Theme Engine

Earlier this week, Razer Inc.—a company best known for its computer hardware products marketed at gamers—stepped into the world of mobile smartphones with the Razer Phone. It’s packed full of hardware that is enticing to Android smartphone enthusiasts such as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC with 8GBs of RAM and a 4,000mAh battery, but its […]

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AWS Offers Aurora Cloud DB Service Compatible With PostgreSQL

AWS on Tuesday announced the general availability of Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility. The service is now fully compatible with both MySQL and PostgreSQL, the company said. AWS also announced that customers migrating to Amazon Aurora from another database can use the AWS Database Migration Service free of charge for the next six months. Amazon […]

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