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This Android Wallpaper Can Brick Your Phone

There’s a gorgeous Android wallpaper making the rounds, and you should absolutely not set it as your phone’s background. It’s great to look at it, yeah, but it can also soft brick your phone when installed — especially if you’re running Android 10 on a Pixel or Samsung device. Here’s…

Four Ways To Install The New Android 11 Public Beta

Four Ways To Install The New Android 11 Public Beta

Because I just wrote a story about how to install the potentially buggier Developer Preview of Android 11, it’s only fitting that Google, today, launched the Android 11 public beta. And installing this latest beta onto your Pixel smartphone—and only Pixels, via official means—couldn’t be any easier.