Articles Tagged Android

Android on the PinePhone

Android 10 is Coming to the PinePhone (Updated)

GloDroid is a project that wants to bring a fully open source version of Android 10 to low-cost devices including the Orange Pi, PinePhone and PineTab.

Wednesday
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NexDock Touch Turns Your Android Phone or Raspberry Pi into a Touchscreen Laptop

Dream of turning your Android phone or Raspberry Pi into a fully-fledged laptop? Well, with the all-new NexDock Touch you can! Like the original NexDock the new model is a 14.1-inch laptop shell, complete with […]

4 June 2020
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Android Mirroring App ‘Scrcpy’ Just Added a Bunch of New Features

If you read this blog regularly enough you’ll be familiar with scrcpy, an ace root-free way to mirror your Android smartphone on your Ubuntu desktop and interact with it. Scrcpy is free, it’s open source, […]

28 May 2020
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Android Screen Mirror Tool ‘Scrcpy’ Adds Rotation Lock, Improves Quality

Handy mobile tool scrcpy app gains rotation locking and improved quality on smaller displays through trilinear filtering in its latest release.

3 May 2020
LibreOffice for Android

Collabora Office Brings LibreOffice to Android, iOS

Collabora Office is a free office app for Android and iOS based on LibreOffice, making it the closet thing to LibreOffice for Android.

27 February 2020

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
Mirror Android screen on Ubuntu desktop

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