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What Apps Do You Want Us to Test?

If there’s something you need your phone to do, there’s probably an app for it. In fact, with more than 2 million apps available on both the iOS App Store and Google Play store, there are probably too many apps for it. So how do you choose the right one?Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Google Play, Productivity, Apps, Technology, Phone, App, Lifehacks, App Store, App Directory


Spotify launches Car View on Android to make using its app less dangerous behind the wheel

Spotify is making it easier to use its streaming app in the car, when the phone is connected to the vehicle over Bluetooth. The company today confirmed the launch of a new feature called “Car View,” which is a simplified version of the service’s Now Playing screen that includes larger fonts, bigger buttons, and no distractions from album art. In Car View, you’re only shown the track title and artist, so you can read the screen with just a glance. The site 9to5Google was the first to spot the ...
Tags: Android, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Music, Media, Tech, Distracted Driving, Android Apps, Streaming, Driving, Google Maps Waze, Car View


YouTube finds inspiration in Tinder with video swiping

Remember scrolling up and down on mobile devices? Pepperidge Farm remembers. But the Tinder technique is spreading through apps from Instagram to YouTube. Last month Instagram got caught up in a bit of a furore after it leaked out that they were testing a new horizontal approach to their app. Some Instagram users opened up their app to find a single post on their screen that they could swipe left and right to navigate through. It wasn’t supposed to be made public, apparently, and they haven’...
Tags: Ios, Android, Videos, Music, Instagram, Tinder, Youtube, App, Update, Testing, Application, Swipe, Pepperidge Farm, Digital Video News, Swiping


Flutterwave and Visa launch African consumer payment service GetBarter

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Harley Davidson reveals more about its push into electric vehicles Venture capital, global expansion, blockchain and drones characterize African tech in 2018 Fintech startup Flutterwave has partnered with Visa to launch a consumer payment product for Africa called GetBarter. The app based o...
Tags: Apple, Android, Credit Cards, Facebook, Uber, Column, Money, Finance, New York City, Nigeria, Africa, San Francisco, Tech, Spokesperson, E-commerce, Ceo


How to Switch between latest and top tweets on Twitter

There is good news as Twitter users can now view their twitter timeline in chronological order. Earlier twitter used to display the most popular aka top tweets ahead of the latest tweets. Fortunately, you can once again choose to show either of them first. The social media platform has added a new feature in its Android app that adds the ability to switch between the latest and top tweets. For those unaware, this feature was first introduced in the Twitter app for iOS last month. It was indeed a...
Tags: Ios, Android, Twitter, News, Social Media, Blogging, Tips, How To's


8 Things You Should Be Automating on Your Smartphone

We live in an age of super-smart technology built to make our lives easier, so don’t struggle with the menial chores of the day when your phone could be doing the job for you. Here are some of the best automations you can set up on your phone, freeing you from the task and giving you more time to do something else…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Mobile, Science, Phone Automation


Android Q early build leak: System-wide dark theme, permission revamp, Desktop Mode and more

Google will debut the first beta build of Android Q sometime before the I/O developers conference. However, prior to the release, XDA-Developers have managed to get the very early build of Q running on the Google Pixel 3 XL. Though this won't be the first preview build, it still gives us the idea on where Google is headed.   The leaked Android Q build was built just this week with the February 2019 security patches, and it’s up-to-date with Google’s AOSP internal master. That means it has t...
Tags: Google, Android, Blogging, Rumors, Google Pixel, Android Q


YouTube Music could be replacing Google Play on Android devices

Google’s latest update makes it look likely that YouTube Music could take Google Play’s longstanding position as the default music player on Android devices. Google have released their first update of 2019 for their new music service built from YouTube‘s video platform which integrates all of the video site’s music content into one. The app’s under-the-hood update has been analysed by techies and they’ve found some suggestions that YouTube Music may become the default music player for Androi...
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Music, Youtube, Smartphone, Tablet, Default, Replace, Youtube Music, Google Play Music, Digital Music News, Music Player, GPM, YT


Twitter bug revealed some Android users’ private tweets

Twitter accidentally revealed some users’ “protected” (aka, private) tweets, the company disclosed this afternoon. The “Protect your Tweets” setting typically allows people to use Twitter in a non-public fashion. These users get to approve who can follow them and who can view their content. For some Android users over a period of several years, that may not have been the case – their tweets were actually made public as a result  of this bug. The company says that the issue impacted Twitter fo...
Tags: Android, Security, Social, TC, Apps, Twitter, Tweets, Tech, Data, Public, Bug, Private Data


Biometric phone unlocks can’t be forced by feds, says U.S. judge

Fingerprint and face unlocks used to not be protected by the Fifth Amendment, but that may soon change. A judge in California has ruled biometric unlocking methods of all kinds are protected in the same way as passcodes. The post Biometric phone unlocks can’t be forced by feds, says U.S. judge appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Security, Mobile, Legal, News, California, Trends


Want more power, but faster? This new charging tech claims it can deliver

Chunky power bricks and slow charging could be a thing of the past with GaNFast technology from Navitas Semiconductors. By using an alternative to silicon, GaNFast reduces power consumption and boosts output. The post Want more power, but faster? This new charging tech claims it can deliver appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Anker, Mu, Navitas, Ravpower, GaNFast


Here’s how to switch to Twitter’s reverse chronological feed

Twitter has finally brought back the reverse chronological feed, allowing you to see your feed based on the newest tweets, rather than using Twitter's algorithm that shows what it thinks you want to see. It's easy to switch. The post Here’s how to switch to Twitter’s reverse chronological feed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Twitter, Trends, Social Media, Reverse Chronological Feed


Omron HeartGuide brings blood pressure monitoring to your wrist

High blood pressure leads to heart attacks, strokes, and many other health problems, so it's important to keep an eye on. Omron's HeartGuide is a fitness tracking watch that can also monitor your blood pressure from your wrist. The post Omron HeartGuide brings blood pressure monitoring to your wrist appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Blood Pressure, Omron, Omron Healthcare, Omron HeartGuide


Android Q: Everything we know so far about Google’s next mobile OS

Android Pie recently rolled out, but it's already time to look ahead to Android Q, the next version of Google's mobile OS. We've seen a number of rumors and leaks come out about the operating system -- here's everything we know so far. The post Android Q: Everything we know so far about Google’s next mobile OS appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Android Q


Google is buying mysterious smartwatch tech from The Fossil Group for $40 million

Google is about to step up its smartwatch game. The company has agreed to buy an unnamed smartwatch technology from The Fossil Group for a hefty $40 million. Considering the acquisition, it's clear Google is serious about smartwatches. The post Google is buying mysterious smartwatch tech from The Fossil Group for $40 million appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Business, Trends, Breaking News, Fossil, Fossil Group, Wear OS


How to play YouTube in the background on Android and iOS

We show you how to play YouTube in the background with apps such as Opera, Chrome, and Firefox -- along with the premium offerings like YouTube Premium -- whether you have an Android or iOS device. The post How to play YouTube in the background on Android and iOS appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Firefox, Android, Mobile, Youtube, Trends, How-to


Samsung Galaxy S10 X 5G phone: Everything you need to know

Samsung is rumored to launch a 5G version of the Galaxy S10, called the Galaxy S10 X. The phone may be larger than the standard Galaxy S10 devices, and feature a very impressive specification sheet. The post Samsung Galaxy S10 X 5G phone: Everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, News, Samsung, Trends, 5g Phone, Galaxy S10 X


The Motorola Razr may return as a foldable phone — for $1,500

The Motorola Razr V3 is one of the world's most iconic phones, and it could be making a stylistic return in the form of a foldable Motorola smartphone -- but it may cost around $1,500. Is the nostalgia worth it? The post The Motorola Razr may return as a foldable phone — for $1,500 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Motorola, News, Trends, Lenovo, Motorola Razr, Folding Smartphone, Razr V3


Verizon’s deal could get you a free iPhone XR — but there’s some fine print

Verizon launched a new deal for its smartphones aimed at encouraging customers to open a new line. If you're willing and you want two new phones, you could get a free Samsung Galaxy S9, iPhone XR, or Pixel 3. The post Verizon’s deal could get you a free iPhone XR — but there’s some fine print appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Android, Mobile, Verizon, Samsung, Trends, BOGO, Samsung Galaxy S9, Iphone Xs


How to switch from Android to iPhone: A complete guide

If Android simply isn’t cutting it for you anymore, then you might be considering Apple’s warm embrace. Here’s how to make the switch from Android to iOS without losing your contacts, sleep, or hair! The post How to switch from Android to iPhone: A complete guide appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Trends, How-to


Huawei in for a rough year as feds investigate alleged trade secrets theft

Huawei is also facing issues in the U.S., but it doesn't seem like that will end any time soon. According to a new report, the company is facing a federal investigation in the U.S. for allegedly stealing trade secrets. The post Huawei in for a rough year as feds investigate alleged trade secrets theft appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Business, News, Trends, Huawei, U.s. Government


Rekindled yet again, Nokia’s next-gen phones offer more than just nostalgia

HMD Global, a startup that designs and builds Nokia Android smartphones, wants to put the Nokia brand name back “where it belongs.” It helps that it’s made up of ex-Nokia employees. We go behind the scenes to see how HMD formed. The post Rekindled yet again, Nokia’s next-gen phones offer more than just nostalgia appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Nokia, Trends, Pekka Rantala, HMD Global, Nokia Android


It’s back! Here’s how to switch to Twitter’s reverse chronological feed

Twitter has finally brought back the reverse chronological feed, allowing you to see your feed based on the newest tweets, rather than using Twitter's algorithm that shows what it thinks you want to see. It's easy to switch. The post It’s back! Here’s how to switch to Twitter’s reverse chronological feed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Twitter, Trends, Social Media, Reverse Chronological Feed


The best job search apps for iOS and Android in 2019

Looking for a job can be a stressful experience, but these days, a simple mobile app can help you to find and apply for jobs all over the country -- here are some of the best job search apps for iOS and Android. The post The best job search apps for iOS and Android in 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Trends, Job Search, Buying Guides, App Of The Week



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