Articles Tagged Android

Canonical’s New Cloud Tech Streams Android Apps to Other Devices

Most of us are familiar with the idea of streaming music and content on our phones, thanks to services like Spotify and Netflix — but what about apps?

21 January 2020
Android and Linux

Google Wants to Bring Android Closer to the Mainline Linux Kernel

Google wants to bring Android "as close as possible" to the mainline Linux kernel, stabilising the kernel ABI and making hardware support modular.

20 November 2019
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Scrcpy Update Adds Android 10 Support, Multitouch Gestures

Scrcpy users can now interact with an Android phone on PC using a touchscreen, as well as use the utility with devices running Android 10.

20 November 2019

The Vivaldi Browser is Now Available on Android

A Vivaldi browser Android app is now available on the Google Play Store. Vivaldi's Android app is currently in beta with some unique features.

9 September 2019
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How to Mirror & Control Your Android Phone from the Ubuntu Desktop

Scrcpy lets you view your phone screen on the Linux desktop and interact with it using a mouse and keyboard. The app is free and open-source.

18 July 2019
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Librem One Campaign Will De-Google Your Life for $7.99/m

Purism announce a suite of privacy focused mobile apps for Android and iOS devices, including a encrypted VPN and chat client, and a private e-mail service.

30 April 2019
Android and Linux

New Project Brings Android Apps to the Linux Desktop

SPURV is a new open-source project that can run Android apps on Linux desktops, with full support for native hardware features like graphics acceleration.

3 April 2019
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KDE Connect is Back on the Google Play Store, SMS Features Intact

Drama over: Google has whitelisted the KDE Connect Android app, allowing it to continue to provide SMS and call log integration to Linux users.

21 March 2019
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Google Removed the KDE Connect App from the Play Store (Update: It’s Back)

Google removed the official KDE Connect Android app from the Play Store, citing policy restrictions on apps that access SMS and call logs.

19 March 2019
Linux Apps

Linux Release Roundup: Android x86, Ubuntu Core 18 + More

It’s been another busy month in the land of Linux app and distro releases. In this post we roundup some of the latest and more notable updates. We take in a pair of popular operating […]

25 January 2019
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How to Connect Your Android Phone to Ubuntu Wirelessly

Learn how to connect your Android phone to Ubuntu using GSConnect to transfer files, see notifications, or use your phone touchscreen as a mouse.

30 November 2018
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Samsung ‘Linux on DeX’ Enters Beta, Here’s How to Take Part

Do you dream of being able to use an Android phone as a Linux PC when connected to a big screen and full-size keyboard? If so, you’re gonna love Samsung. The South Korean tech giant […]

9 November 2018