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Google patents Android pattern unlock

One of the treats that immediately set apart the first version of Android from Apple’s iOS software is the pattern unlock feature on the lock screen. Whereas Apple opted for a slide gesture, Android introduced a concept of drawing a custom shape to unlock your device.

Apple, of course, patented its Slide to Unlock thing and yesterday the United States Patent & Trademark Office granted the search giant a patent for Android pattern unlock.

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9to5google.com
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Unveiling Android's Game-Changer: The Long-Awaited Battery Health Monitor – Report

Google Reportedly Set to Launch Tool Revealing Battery Degradation Over Time for Phones and Tablets, Says Android Authority.

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techacrobat.com
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WhatsApp Introduces Passwordless Login: Here's How to Activate It

WhatsApp Boosts Android Security and User Experience with Passwordless Login, Eliminating Two-Factor SMS. Here's How to Activate It.

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techacrobat.com
163d ago
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Nothing Phone (2) obtains Android 14-based Beta update: Here's everything you need to know

Nothing has released a new software update for the Nothing Phone (2) smartphone, based on Android 14. This update, known as Nothing OS 2.5, brings various enhancements and features.

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techacrobat.com
163d ago