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Google Releases Second Android 12 Beta With New Features

Google released the first Android 12 beta at Google I/O back in May, but that version didn’t have all the new updates and features that will be included in the final release later this year. Today Google is releasing the second version of the Android 12 beta, which adds a new Privacy Dashboard, updates to wifi…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Software, Chrome Os, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Computer Architecture, Mobile Linux, Cloud Clients, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet, Android Version History

Official Stadia Support Finally Comes to Chromecast With Google TV and Other Android TV Boxes

Stadia always seemed like a perfect fit for Google’s homegrown smart TV OS, and now, more than 18 months after Stadia’s initial debut, Google is finally adding native support for Stadia to a range of Android TV and Google TV devices on June 23.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Google Play Store, Science, Technology, Android TV, Chromecast, Computing, Xiaomi, Nvidia, Att, Smart TV, Hisense, Alphabet Inc, TV Os

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Android Auto

Google’s Android Auto is more than six years old now, and it’s changed a fair bit in that time. The latest version is baked into Android, if you’re running Android 10 or later, but you can download the stand-alone app if you don’t already have it. More and more automobiles and car stereos now support Android Auto (as…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Software, Computing, Dashboard, Carplay, Operating Systems, Android Auto, Google Assistant, Samsung Experience, Your Phone, Technology Internet, Android Version History

Google Will Let You Opt Out of Being Tracked by Apps in Android 12

With Apple’s developer conference just around the corner, Google is reportedly planning to follow in its rivals footsteps by letting Android users opt out of being tracked by the apps they download from the Google Play store. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Google Play, Google Drive, Science, Technology, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Alphabet Inc, Internet Privacy, Cross Platform Software, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet

Philips Hue Finally Has a Good App

It took four generations, but the Philips Hue app is finally a delight to use. In a significant update to its iOS and Android apps, which control its expansive lineup of smart lights and bulbs, Hue now has an overhauled interface and better automation engine, plus a few other subtle tweaks that make the entire…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Science, Technology, Home Automation, Computing, App Store, Philips, Philips Hue, Lighting, Operating Systems, Homekit, Technology Internet, Proprietary Hardware, Ronald Geerlings

Google’s New Pixel Buds Are a Perfect Example of What It Does Best

There was a time not too long ago when it felt like a lot of Google’s devices lacked an identity. But since the release of the Pixel 3a, Google has really carved out a niche when it comes to making simple but still affordable gadgets that are big on value. Google is now applying this approach to wireless audio with…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Headphones, Mobile Phones, Computing, iPhone accessories, Google Pixel, AirPods, Pixel Buds, Pixel 3, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, Technology Internet, Kira Devine

OnePlus’s Wellpaper App Is a Stylish Way of Keeping Tabs on Your Smartphone Addiction

With the pandemic making people even more reliant on tech for work and education, OnePlus is hoping to improve our digital wellbeing with a clever (and free) new app for Android phones.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Science, Wallpaper, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Oneplus, Oneplus 2, Mobile App, OnePlus Nord, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Nvidia Shield TV

The Nvidia Shield TV has been flying the Android TV flag for many years at this point, and through regular updates, it has remained one of the very best gadgets running Google’s TV operating system. If you have one of these set-top boxes under your TV, here are some tips and tricks to make the most out of it.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Netflix, Computing, Nvidia, Portable Media Players, Max, GeForce Now, Set Top Box, Nvidia Shield TV, Video Game Consoles, Handheld Game Consoles, Information Appliances, Technology Internet, Microconsoles

Android 12 Preview: A Phone That's Perfectly Customized to You

Android 12 is bringing a new design called Material You, and it’s the most significant design change to Android since Google introduced the original Material Design in 2014. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Dashboard, Operating Systems, Motorola Droid, Lock Screen, Mobile Linux, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet, Android Version History

Google Pixel 6 Leaks Show Some Surprisingly Impressive Hardware

Now that Google has given everyone a big preview of Android 12, everyone is wondering about the next batch of Google devices slated to run the company’s mobile OS. And based on a number of recent leaks, the Pixel 6 is shaping up to be Google’s most enticing phone in years.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Sony, Pixel, Google Pixel, Yogesh, Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 4, Max Weinbach, Pixel 3a

Android 12 Beta Hints at New Pixel Phones, Including a Foldable Pixel

The first public beta for Android 12 was released earlier this week, and hidden in the code are some significant clues that may have just revealed Google’s plans for all the new Pixel phones coming in 2021, including a potential foldable Pixel. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Sundar Pichai, Pixel, Raven, Google Pixel, Pixel 3, Pixel 5, Technology Internet, Draftrahul, Comparison Of Google Pixel Smartphones, New Pixel Phones

Nest Update Will Make Google's Gadgets Work With New Smart Home Standard

Google is going all in with Matter, the new smart home standard the company has backed alongside Amazon, Apple, and other gadget makers, starting with its Nest devices.Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Android, Internet Of Things, Science, Technology, Home Automation, Computing, Logitech, Nest, Google Io, Alphabet Inc, Amazon Apple, Google Nest, Nest Thermostat, Applied Machine Learning

Here's Everything Announced at Google I/O

Google I/O is back, baby, and that means a metric crap-ton of updates for the Google ecosystem. Although it was virtual, the annual developers’ conference did not fail to be a spectacle that featured opera-singing digital blobs, a bizarre cameo from Michael Peña, and AI bots pretending to be Pluto.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Samsung, Smartphones, Computing, Tizen, Michael Pena, Fitbit, Bob, Operating Systems, Michael, Pixel, Google Io, Kirby

Google Wants to Make the Next Pixel Camera More Inclusive

Android is used on 3 billion smartphones worldwide, but most of the cameras on Android phones don’t accurately capture people of color. This is why Google announced it’s striving to develop a “more accurate and inclusive camera” for its next batch of smartphones.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Computing, Pixel, Alphabet Inc, Google Pixel, Sameer Samat, Timnit Gebru, Pixel Camera, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet

Here Are All the Big New Features Coming in Android 12

Android 12 is the next major update to Google’s ubiquitous mobile OS, and at Google I/O 2021 we got a preview of all the big new features headed our way later this fall including a focused push for increased privacy, revamped notifications, an updated design language, and more.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Smartphones, Chrome Os, Chromebook, Computing, Operating Systems, Google Io, Alphabet Inc, Mobile Operating System, Mobile Linux, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet

Google Is Bringing Digital Car Keys to Android 12

Google wants to replace the humble car key and make it easier to pair all of your gadgets together. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Bluetooth, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Computing, Pixel, Samsung Galaxy, Google Io, Harman Kardon, Ultra Wideband, Samsung Galaxy S21, Technology Internet

Now You Don't Have to Worry About Losing Your Chromecast Remote

If you lose your Chromecast remote, there’s another way to control your TV. Google announced today that it’s it’s bundling a host of remote control features directly into Android. Once the new version of Android 12 rolls out, it should be as easy as dragging and tapping around your phone’s interface to change the…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Android TV, Smartphones, Chromecast, Chrome Os, Computing, Smart TV, Operating Systems, Don, Networking hardware, Digital Media Players, Google TV, Technology Internet

How to Watch the Google I/O 2021 Keynote Today

The Google I/O developers conference is taking place this week, with the keynote kicking things off today at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. Grab yourself enough water and snacks to last you two hours, because it’s going to be a whopper of an opening number.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Google Search, Computing, Nest, Operating Systems, Keynote, Google Io, Alphabet Inc, Google Nest, Wear OS, Google TV, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet, Nest Security Cameras

Clubhouse Announces That Its App Will Be Available on Android Worldwide by Friday

Faced with plummeting app downloads on iOS in recent months, Clubhouse has one thing to say: Hello, Android. Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Elon Musk, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Linkedin, Tesla, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Mobile Software

Here's What to Expect From Google I/O

Google canceled last year’s annual Google I/O developers conference due to the pandemic, but this year, it’s back—virtually.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Smartphones, Chrome Os, Computing, Tablet Computers, Fitbit, Sundar Pichai, Operating Systems, Pixel, Adt, Google Io, Alphabet Inc, Tizen OS

A Toaster Company Is Releasing an Android Phone

If a company can figure out how to perfectly toast a slice of bread, it can surely bring something to the table with regards to Android smartphone design. And anyway, some people think Android phones are nothing but chunks of carbs, so there’s clearly a market out there!Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Android, Kitchen, Science, Technology, Softbank, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Computing, Kyocera, Ovens, Toast, Toaster, Balmuda, Cloud Clients

The Asus Zenfone 8 Is an Affordable, Compelling Option If You Love Small Phones

Compact phones have fallen out of fashion in favor of bigger and bigger screens, but the new Asus Zenfone 8 has arrived with outsized performance in a small package.Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Asus, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Sony, Qualcomm, Mark III, Asus Zenfone, ROG Phone, ASUS ZenFone 6, Pixel 5, Snapdragon 888, Technology Internet, Snapdragon 888 Chip

Google, You Should Already Know How People Feel About Wear OS

Google I/O is a little more than a week away and it appears the company is sending out surveys to Wear OS users. Why? To ask them how satisfied they are with their smartwatches. If you hear a strange sound in the distance, it’s not the sound of cicadas rising from their 17-year slumber. It’s the disbelieving, slightly…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Science, Technology, Samsung, Smartwatches, Computing, Fitbit, Qualcomm, Wearable Devices, Operating Systems, Mobvoi, Youtube Music, Montblanc, Ubiquitous Computing

Clubhouse Launches Android Beta as iOS Downloads Nosedive

Good news: The audio-based social network Clubhouse is finally bringing its app to Android after more than a year of iOS exclusivity, the company announced Sunday. Bad news: The beta is only available for U.S. users, and, just as with Clubhouse’s iOS version, it remains invite-only for now. So not just anyone can sign…
Tags: Ios, Android, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Science, Tesla, Smartphones, Software, Freeware, Yo, Internet Culture, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Mobile Software, Mobile Applications, Social Networking Services

Qualcomm Chip Flaw Could Leave 30 Percent of the World's Phones Vulnerable to Hackers

A recently discovered vulnerability inside Qualcomm-produced phone chips could be exploited to gain access to data on affected devices, allowing an intruder to snoop on phone calls and text messages.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Telecommunications, Computing, Qualcomm, Check Point, Yaniv Balmas, Mobile Operating System, Xiamoi, Cloud Clients, Fabless Semiconductor Companies

Google Assistant Is Getting a New Family Broadcast Feature Just in Time for Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, so to help make it just a bit easier to organize the family for a celebration, Google is giving the Google Assistant a handful of new features including Family Broadcast. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Companies, Computing, David Bowie, Harry Potter, Rupaul, Alphabet Inc, Google Assistant, Technology Internet

Google Is Bringing a Google TV-Like Experience to Android Tablets

Google is revamping its Android tablet interface with what it calls Entertainment Space, which offers quick access to movies, shows, games, and books in the Play Store. Entertainment Space will be available for Walmart’s Onn tablets later this month, with launches slated for existing and new tablets from Lenovo,…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Science, Technology, Kindle, Walmart, Chromecast, Chrome Os, Computing, Tablet Computers, Lenovo, Operating Systems, Google Play Books, Apple Ipad, Alphabet Inc

Google May Have Inadvertently Just Spilled the Beans About the Pixel Buds A on Twitter

Google I/O 2021 is just a couple of weeks away, but in the run-up to its annual developer conference, Google may have just accidentally confirmed the existence of the Pixel Buds A on Twitter.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Computing, Sundar Pichai, Pixel, Google Io, Alphabet Inc, Google Pixel, Pixel Buds, Pixel 3, Pixel 5, Technology Internet

60% of School Apps Are Sharing Your Kids' Data With Third Parties

Over the past year, we’ve seen schools shift to digital services at an unprecedented rate as a way to educate kids safely during the covid-19 pandemic. We’ve also seen these digital tools slurp up these kid’s data at a similarly unprecedented rate, suffer massive breaches, and generally handle student’s personal…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Facebook, Science, Technology, Privacy, Computing, Software Development, App Store, Science and Technology, Mass Surveillance, Mobile App, Software Development Kit, Technology Internet, Identifier For Advertisers

Clubhouse Is Losing Steam

Clubhouse—the company that was making headlines just a few months back for drawing major celebrities (and Elon Musk)—seems to have reached a tipping point. In April, the app reached a grand total of 922,000 downloads, new research found, a sharp downturn after bringing in millions of new users just a month earlier. Read more...
Tags: Android, Twitter, Spotify, Elon Musk, Science, Social Media, Software, Computing, Freeware, Internet Culture, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Mobile Applications, Clubhouse Software, Social Networking Services, Technology Internet

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