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Google’s parental control software Family Link now supports Chromebooks  TechCrunch · 4 days
Since its public debut in fall 2017, Google’s parental control software dubbed Family Link, has been steadily expanding, both in terms of its capabilities and its reach. Today, it’s making... more
Google updates Family Link for Chromebooks w/ time limits, Android app restrictions  9to5Google · 4 days
Before Digital Wellbeing this year, Google was already investing in time management tools for devices used by kids. After adding Chromebook support in September,... more
Google Assistant gaining Australian and British voices on Android, Home, Smart Displays  9to5Google · 4 days
At I/O 2018, Google introduced six new voices for Assistant based on DeepMind’s WaveNet. This allowed users to customize voice interaction on Android phones,... more
Panasonic Toughbook FZ-T1, Toughbook FZ-L1 Rugged Android Devices Launched in India  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Panasonic has launched two Toughbook handheld devices, namely the FZ-T1 and the FZ-L1 in India at a starting price of Rs. 60,000 more
Prisma’s new AI-powered app, Lensa, helps the selfie camera lie  TechCrunch · 4 days
Prisma Labs, the startup behind the style transfer craze of a couple of years ago, has a new AI-powered iOS app for retouching selfies. An Android version of... more
Opera brings a flurry of crypto features to its Android mobile browser  TechCrunch · 4 days
Crypto markets may be down down down, but that isn’t stopping Opera’s crypto features — first released in beta in July — from rolling out... more
Glose raises $3.4 million for its collaborative reading app  TechCrunch · 4 days
French startup Glose just raised a $3.4 million funding round (€3 million) for its reading app on iPhone, iPad and Android. The company wants to make reading books more social.... more
Install a new ecobee4 smart thermostat in your home for just $189  Windows Central · 4 days
It's learning. Smart thermostats are awesome and honestly, you should have one in your home. This Alexa-enabled ecobee4 is one of the best on... more
Nvidia Shield TV update 7.2 adds custom quick settings, soundbar controls, more  9to5Google · 4 days
The Nvidia Shield TV is the Android TV box that just keeps on giving. Years after its debut, the updates just keep coming, and... more
Android users can now donate to charities through the Google Play Store  TechCrunch · 4 days
The Google Play Store is receiving an update today that will allow customers to make charitable donations to nonprofits from their Android device. While... more
Ben’s 9to5Google Gift Guide: Android accessories and Smart Home products for everyone  9to5Google · 5 days
As the end of the year quickly approaches, you’re probably looking for gifts for friends and loved ones. Over the years, I’ve had the tremendous... more
OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T Android Pie-Based OxygenOS Open Beta Update Now Available  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T are now receiving the Android Pie-Based Oxygen OS Open Beta update, and it brings new UI, weather app improvements... more
Google+ is taking a dirt nap early video - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Google is killing off its social network sooner than planned after a bug affected over 52 million users. Meanwhile, Samsung and Huawei introduce notch-less Android phones with cameras... more
The 10 best Facebook alternatives for Android and iOS - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Whether you're part of the #DeleteFacebook crowd or the 'Time Well Spent' movement, these are your best alternatives to the world's largest social network. more
Google tests teaching you word pronunciation  THE VERGE · 6 days
I have a confession to make. On a recent episode of Workflow, I went on camera to recommend the Halide camera app. Everything went... more
Telegram Brings Custom Language Support, Instant View 2.0 for Android and iOS Users  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Telegram for iOS app update v5.1 brings better Apple Watch support, a new 'Read All' feature, and more than 400 minor improvements... more
The Galaxy S10 could be Samsung’s last flagship with a headphone jack  THE VERGE · 6 days
Other than LG and its focus on audiophile-grade output, there’s been no stauncher defender of the headphone jack than Samsung. The phone giant regularly... more
Google Lens visual search now rolling out to Google app for iOS  9to5Google · 6 days
Google Lens began widely rolling out to Android in March and got a big update at I/O 2018 with real-time results and smart text... more
Google Lens visual search now rolling out to Google app for iOS  9to5Mac · 6 days
Google Lens began widely rolling out to Android in March and got a big update at I/O 2018 with real-time results and smart text... more
Google Fit gets improved activity logging and a breathing exercise  TechCrunch · 6 days
Google Fit, Google’ s activity-tracking app for Android, is getting a small but meaningful update today that adds a few new features that’ll likely make its regular users... more
Instagram is bringing voice messaging to your DMs  THE VERGE · 6 days
Instagram has added a voice messaging feature to its Direct messages. The feature allows users to send each other audio... more
Google Maps’ new For You tab of personalized recommendations launches on iOS  THE VERGE · 7 days
Google launched its personalized For You section of recommendations in Google Maps on Android back in June, and today, it announced a big expansion... more
More Fortnite Samsung Galaxy Skins on the Way: Report  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Fortnite Android users with a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or a Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 may be getting new skins according to a recent datamine. more
These are the best microSD cards for your Surface Book 2  Windows Central · 1 week
Your Surface Book 2 has a full-size SDXC reader, which is great if you're taking photos from a DSLR or something, but for many other devices,... more
Netflix just had a record-breaking November on mobile  TechCrunch · 1 week
Netflix just broke new records on consumer spending in its mobile apps, according to new data app intelligence firm Sensor Tower has shared with TechCrunch. In November, Netflix pulled in an estimated... more
Google is ending Play Service support for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich  THE VERGE · 1 week
Pour one out for Android 4.0, aka Ice Cream Sandwich: Google announced today that it’s dropping support for Ice Cream Sandwich for future Play... more
Nokia 7.1 Review  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Nokia 7.1 is priced at Rs 19,999 and features Zeiss optics, a display with HDR10 support, stock Android, and 4GB of RAM. Find out in our full review whether this phone deserves a place in your pocket. more
Vivo Nex 2 With 10GB RAM Spotted on GeekBench, New Renders Leaked Online  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Vivo Nex 2 has been spotted on GeekBench, and it is listed to be powered by the Snapdragon 845 processor, have 10GB... more
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Google Maps for Android rolling out new sharing menu w/ carousels, speed improvements
[Update: Google Discover Feed, Play Games] Here’s every Google app with a dark mode, and how to enable it [Gallery]
The 56 best Android games of 2018 - CNET
Google Assistant gaining Australian and British voices on Android, Home, Smart Displays
Google tests teaching you word pronunciation
Android trojan takes advantage of Accessibility to send $1,000 from PayPal even w/ 2FA turned on
iPhone XS Max beats Mate 20 Pro in speed test after Huawei was ‘confident’ it would outpace Apple’s flagship
iPhone XR ranked #1 single-lens mobile camera by DxOMark, now endorsed by Apple
Nokia 8.1 goes official w/ Snapdragon 710, notched 6.18-inch display, Android Pie, €399/$450
Review: Xiaomi Mi Box S delivers Android TV and 4K HDR for an incredible value at $59 [Video]
YouTube’s mobile apps will now autoplay videos on the Home tab by default
Can Google make cross-platform mobile app development suck less?
First alleged Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus renders show off ‘punch-hole’ display cut-out, six cameras
Hands on: The 5 best changes and features in Samsung’s One UI [Video]
Microsoft’s new Office icons are part of a bigger design overhaul
Android Auto 3.8 improves media browsing, supports MMS, RCS, & message previews
Android 9 Pie now rolling out to Nokia 7.1 w/ November security patch
Watch a creepy humanoid robot head express complex emotions - CNET
Review: TicPods Free are the Android alternative to Apple AirPods [Video]
Realme 2 Pro OTA Update With Front Camera Optimisation, November Android Security Patch to Roll Out This Week
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