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Mozilla brings its private web browser Firefox Focus to Android

Mozilla brings its private web browser Firefox Focus to Android Late last year, Firefox introduced a new, private web browser for iPhone, called Firefox Focus. The browser by default blocks ad trackers and can erase your browsing history, including passwords and cookies. Now, over a half-year later, Firefox is bringing the Focus browser to Android devices, with some added functionality. Like the iOS version, Firefox Focus remains a minimalistic browser experience. There aren’t many configuration options, or even things you’d think of as core browser features – like support for…

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Android creator Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone looks stunning and will cost $699

Android creator Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone looks stunning and will cost $699 There’s been much speculation around the new project from Andy Rubin, the man responsible for developing Android, and now we have the answer. Well, part of the answer, at least. Essential, Rubin’s new company, unveiled its first smartphone alongside an Amazon Echo-like device and a new operating system called “Ambient”. The three were revealed online, but all that Essential is providing at this point is renders and graphics so we’ll have to wait on the final verdict. The phone is…

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Android Pay expands to Canada

Android Pay expands to Canada Android Pay launched in Canada on Wednesday, with support for a number of major banks at launch, and additional banks to be added soon. The Android Pay debut in Canada was teased at Google’s I/O developer conference keynote earlier this month, and reported as imminent last week by MobileSyrup. The launch today includes support for Visa and MasterCard credit, as well as Interac debit cards (starting June 5) from leading national banks BMO, CIBC and Scotiabank, as well as from smaller regional and specialist institutions…

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Google Play introduces ‘Android Excellence’ collections that showcase editorially selected top apps and games

Google Play introduces ‘Android Excellence’ collections that showcase editorially selected top apps and games At WWDC this month, Apple introduced an entirely revamped App Store that puts a much greater focus on editorial, with plans for stories about the apps, how to’s, interviews, and more, in addition to regular postings of curated lists and “app of the day” type features. Today, Google announced its own plans to expand editorial involvement on Google Play, with the launch of its new “Android Excellence” program. The idea with “Android Excellence” is offer Google…

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