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Microsoft is bringing Android 12.1 to the Windows Subsystem for Android for Windows 11

The Windows Subsystem for Android is an optional component of Windows 11 that allows you to run Android apps on a Windows PC. Basically Microsoft achieves this by installing a complete Android operating system in a virtual machine and configuring it so that Android you can launch and use Android apps almost as if they […]

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WSATools update will let you backup Windows Subsystem for Android apps and data

The Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) makes it possible to run Android applications on Windows 11 computers. But the software is still very much a work in progress and it’s currently only available to members of the Windows Insider Preview program. Microsoft bundles the Amazon Appstore with WSA, making it easy to find and install […]

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Lilbits: Archiving Android apps, postmarketOS for the F(x)tec Pro1, and the Dirty Pipe Linux vulnerability

A serious vulnerability has been found in recent builds of the Linux kernel, allowing any local user to gain root access on an unpatched device… which could include a number of Android phones running Linux kernel 5.8 or later. In other recent tech news from around the web Google is building an Android feature that […]

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Lilbits: Google Pixel 7, Amazon ruins Comixology, and the second coming of Google Inbox

Google’s next phone will most likely be the Pixel 6a, a cheaper version of the company’s current flagships. But Google is unsurprisingly already working on the Pixel 7… and now the first details are starting to leak. So far all we know is that it’s likely to feature a 2nd-gen Google Tensor processor and a […]

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Windows 11 stable picks up Android app support, new Media Player and Notepad apps

Microsoft is rolling out the first major update to Windows 11, bringing improvements to the Taskbar, new Media Player and Notepad apps, and support for running Android apps – something that’s only been available for members of the Windows Insider program up until now. The official way to run Android apps is to install the […]

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WSAPackagingTool lets you hack/modify the Windows Subsystem for Android

The Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) is an optional Windows 11 feature that allows you to install and run Android apps almost as if they were native Windows applications. It’s not quite ready for prime time yet, but Windows Insiders have been able to test pre-release builds for months and a public preview will be […]

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Lilbits: What do you do when your phone stops receiving security updates?

Some Android phone makers are starting to get serious about offering long(er) term support for their phones, while others ship phones that may never see a single security update, much less a major operating system update. You’d think Google would be at the head of the class here, since the company’s Pixel phones run Google-made […]

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Lilbits: Game Boy Color could have been an email device, more Lenovo laptop leaks

Over the past week or so Lenovo’s Chinese division has teased a few upcoming products including a Lenovo Legion Y700 tablet designed for gaming and a Lenovo Legion Y7000P gaming laptop. But thanks to a series of leaks, we also have a look at some of the company’s upcoming global products including the latest ThinkBook […]