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Microsoft introduces Azure Maps Android SDK in preview, new Azure Maps services

Microsoft today announced a slew of new capabilities for Azure Maps, its enterprise geospatial suite. The additions include a software development kit (SDK) for Android, cloud-based services, map tiles, and integration with Azure Active Directory. Additionally, several services — including Route Range, Get Search Polygon, and Satellite and Hybrid Imagery — have moved from public preview to […]

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HMD’s Nokia phones arrive on Verizon and Cricket, without Google’s Android One

Nokia 3.1 Plus arrives on Cricket Wireless. Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends HMD Global, the Finnish startup creating Nokia-branded smartphones and feature phones, is expanding its presence in North America with its first carrier partnerships this side of the Atlantic. Three phones — all slightly tweaked from their existing international variants — are respectively arriving at Rogers […]

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How to block a number in Android

If you’re tired of calls from strangers or telemarketers at the most inopportune times, you may want to learn how to block a number in Android. While blocking calls on an iPhone is simple, there are many different ways to block calls on Android smartphones, depending on the manufacturer. While some manufacturers bury blacklist features deep […]