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Is Zoom the next Android or the next BlackBerry?

Gaurav Jain Contributor Share on Twitter Gaurav Jain is one of the founders of Afore Capital, a $124 million fund focused on pre-seed. He was also an early product manager for Android. More posts by this contributor The pre-seed diligence framework How To Be A VC Without Any Capital In business, there’s nothing so valuable as having the right product at the right time. Just ask Zoom, the hot...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Android, Startups, Apps, Column, Video, Enterprise, Steve Jobs, Tech, Smartphones, Blackberry, Video Conferencing, Zoom, WebEx

How to Cop-Proof Your Phone Before Heading to a Protest

At some point, everyone reaches a limit where they can no longer sit back and stay silent about injustice in the world. However, if you do plan on attending a protest—even a peaceful one—there are some important precautions you should take with your phone before you go.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Security, Science, Smartphones, Protests, Field Guide, When You Cant Trust The Cops

The best Android games currently available (June 2020)

We've mined Google's Play Store to unearth the true gems. These are the must-play games you need to download.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Gaming, Trends, Best Of Everything, T2E

Apple has just patched the recent iOS 13.5 jailbreak

Well that didn’t last long. Apple has patched a security vulnerability that allowed hackers to build a jailbreak tool allowing deep access to the iPhone software. In a security advisory, Apple acknowledged that it had fixed the vulnerability in iOS 13.5.1, posted Monday. The technology giant credited the unc0ver team, which released the jailbreak just last week, for finding the vulnerability. Although details of the vulnerability are not yet public, Apple typically works quickly to patch vuln...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Jailbreak, Android, Security, Tech, Smartphones, Itunes, Operating System, Operating Systems, IPSW

Bedtime tools to help improve your sleep

With sleep, the quality is just as important as the quantity. Right now, those of us who no longer commute and are staying close to home may be able to sleep in, but how well and how much we’re sleeping can still be a struggle. In fact, there’s been a rise in sleep-related searches like “insomnia” and “can’t sleep,” which reached all-time highs in April and May. At Google, we believe that technology should improve life, not distract from it–including your sleep. Today we’re sharing a few tips an...
Tags: Google, Android, Youtube, Digital Wellbeing, Calm Spotify YouTube Music, Nikhil Rose La Prairie

Android update delivers new ‘Bedtime’ features focused on improving sleep

At Google’s 2018 I/O developer conference, the company debuted a new suite of “digital well-being” aimed at helping Android users better manage their screen time. At its 2019 event, it expanded its tools’ capabilities and improved the related parental controls. Although Google I/O isn’t taking place this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company is once again refreshing its well-being toolset. This year, the focus is a timely one as Google will roll out new bedtime tools to help people get ...
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Sleep, Tech, Google Maps, Clock, Alarm, Bedtime, Family Link, Digital Wellbeing, Calm Spotify YouTube Music, Andoird

The best email apps for Android

Here are our picks of the best email apps for Android, helping you to keep on top of your email with ease.
Tags: Ios, Android, Mobile, Apps, Email, Trends, Buying Guides

Google’s latest Pixel software update can help you get a good night’s sleep

Most new features are on the Pixel 2 and later
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Pixel, Google Assistant, Pixel 4

What is Android TV? Google’s smart TV platform fully explained

Brands like Sony, Hisense, and AT&T now use it, so you'll soon be hearing a lot more about the new service.
Tags: Google, Android, Android TV, Trends, Apple TV, Chromecast, Home Theater, Smart TV, AT T, Google Assistant, Sony Hisense, Tier 4

The best Android apps (June 2020)

There are thousands of apps that let you turn your phone into a jack-of-all-trades. Here are our favorites.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Apps, Trends, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything

Google CEO Sundar Pichai responds to protests in memo to employees: 'In times such as these, we may feel like we're moving backwards' (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai emailed employees on Friday about the growing protests and unrest in the US. The tech exec professed both grief and optimism, writing that "in times such as these, we may feel like we're moving backwards." Pichai did not commit to supporting any specific government policy changes in response to the protests, unlike some other technology industry leaders. Google has reportedly reversed diversity and inclusion initiatives over concerns they might be perceive...
Tags: Google, Android, Minneapolis, Youtube, US, Trends, United States, Evan Spiegel, Sundar Pichai, Signal, Pichai, Google YouTube, Rob Price, Hiroshi Lockheimer, Contact Business Insider, George Floyd

Vivo shakes it up with innovative new gimbal-equipped X50 Pro cameraphone

Vivo's new phones promise to deliver the steadiest photo and video shooting yet
Tags: Android, Mobile, Photography, Trends, Vivo, Gimbal, X50 Pro, Gimbal Camera System, X50 Pro Plus

Vivo shakes things up with new gimbal-equipped X50 Pro camera phone

The new devices promise to deliver the steadiest photo and video shooting yet
Tags: Android, Mobile, Photography, Trends, Vivo, Gimbal, X50 Pro, Gimbal Camera System, X50 Pro Plus

The best iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Fire, and Pixel tablet deals for June 2020

When smartphone screens are too small and notebooks are too clunky, a tablet is often your best choice.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Android, Mobile, Trends, Tablets, Amazon Fire, Apple Ipad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Commerce 2020, Samsung Galaxy Fire

Google Postpones Android 11 Beta Launch and Event, Saying ‘Now Is Not the Time to Celebrate’

Google announced this weekend that it was delaying its planned release of the public beta version of Android 11 and The Beta Launch Show, a live streamed event to present major Android updates and announcements. In a tweet announcing the news, Google said that “now is not the time to celebrate.” Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Android 11 Beta Launch, The Beta Launch Show

This scenic image soft-bricks Android smartphones when set as wallpaper

The only ways to fix it are through safe mode or a factory reset
Tags: Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Android wallpaper

How to transfer contacts between iPhone and Android devices

Don't stress over losing your contacts when you set up a new phone, even if it's on a different platform.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Android, Mobile, Transfer, Trends, How-to, Don, My Contacts Backup, Tier 4

These are the best Google Pixel deals for June 2020

Google recently released the Pixel 4, and now's as good a time as any to find some deals. You’ve got a few options to choose from if you’re in the market for a Google Pixel smartphone, and we’ve smoked out the best deals right here.
Tags: Google, Deals, Android, Mobile, Trends, Google Pixel, Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3a, Google Pixel 4

This Week in Apps: Facebook launches trio of app experiments, TikTok gets spammed, plus coronavirus impacts on app economy

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with   204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People are now spending three hours and 40 minutes per day using apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t just a way to pass idle hours — they’re a big business. In 2019, mobile-first companies had a   $544 billion valuation, 6.5x highe...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Android, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Hbo, Instagram, Australia, France, China, India, Tech, Qatar

Moto 360 review: Classic smartwatch, stunning new design

No, this isn't the Moto 360 from 2015. The new model looks like the original, but improves on its execution.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Motorola, Wearables, Smartwatch, Trends, Watch

Google pushes back Android 11 beta release amid U.S. social unrest

The final release of Android 11 is still scheduled for the third quarter
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Android 11, Android 11 Beta, George Floyd

How to Automatically Add Chapters to YouTube Videos

YouTube has a new “chapters” feature allowing creators to timestamp specific spots in their videos to allow users to jump around to the most important parts without having to watch someone babble for ten minutes first. (Though that’s probably not how the YouTubers would put it.)Read more...
Tags: Ios, Chrome, Android, Youtube, Lifehacks, YouTube Videos

Apple CarPlay vs. Android Auto

Apple and Google may never sell their own cars, but they've already planted their flag in the auto industry.
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Cars, Trends, Carplay, Android Auto, Infotainment Systems

Fix Your Crappy Phone Photos With This Powerful App

Your phone’s camera is more powerful than ever, but it is far from foolproof. It’s always discouraging to think you’ve lined up the perfect shot, only to check your camera roll and discover you messed up something—your composition, your white balance, or who knows what—and you have captured a less-than-perfect…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Photography, App, Camera, Lifehacks

Motorola One Action, Samsung Galaxy A50 on sale at Best Buy from only $200

The Motorola One Action and Samsung Galaxy A50 are two great, inexpensive phones. Get them for as low as $200 at Best Buy today.
Tags: Deals, Android, Mobile, Trends, Samsung Galaxy, Cheap Smartphones, Samsung Galaxy A50, Motorola One Action, Smartphone Deals, Motorola One Action Samsung

Google Made a Super Simple AR Tool to Help You Better Visualize Proper Social Distancing

Parts of the U.S. are starting to open up again, but with covid-19 continuing to plague communities throughout the country, it’s still important to maintain proper social distancing where needed when out in public. To help make staying six feet away from others easier to visualize, Google made a simple augmented…Read more...
Tags: Chrome, Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Ar, Consumer Tech, Covid 19, Social Distancing, Maintain The Distance

How to update Uconnect Infotainment Systems

Here's how to keep your car's infotainment system up to date and enjoy the latest features and enhancements.
Tags: Apple, Android, Cars, Trends, Fca, Android Auto, Apple Carplay, Uconnect, Car Apps, Uconnect Infotainment Systems

Android Auto vs. Apple CarPlay

Apple and Google may never sell their own cars, but they've already planted their flag in the auto industry.
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Cars, Trends, Android Auto, Apple Carplay

The best Wear OS apps for your Google-powered smartwatch

Looking for some ways to spruce up your new Android smartwatch? Here are the best Wear OS apps available.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Android Wear, Trends, Smartwatches, Best Of, Wear OS, Tier 4

Huawei MatePad Pro Review: In the iPad’s shadow

Can the MatePad Pro's great screen and wireless charging help it beat the iPad, or does software hold it back?
Tags: Android, Mobile, Review, Trends, Computing, Tablets, Huawei, Matepad Pro, HUAWEI MatePad Pro