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Android 11 adds a ‘pause’ Motion Gesture on the Pixel 4

This new gesture lets you pause/play music on your Pixel 4 via an air tapping motion.

What you need to know The new gesture shows up in the first Android 11 dev preview released today. This gesture has its own on/off toggle in settings like current Motion Sense gestures do. As with all non-official Android builds, this feature may not make it into the final Android 11 released to the public.

Motion Sense gestures have  [Read More…]

Ring makes two-factor authentication mandatory, adds new privacy controls

Changes are rolling out today and Ring will email customers once they are active.

What you need to know Ring will soon require all customers to use two-factor authentication when logging in. It will also allow customers to opt-out of sharing information with third-party service providers for advertising. The Amazon-owned home security camera company experienced a data breach in 2019, which lead to many customer’s cameras becoming compromised.

Amazon’s Ring security cameras have been in the news  [Read More…]

Call of Duty Mobile update adds new game modes and the return of an old map

Revisit the Scrapyard map from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

What you need to know The update adds Scrapyard map from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Adds new Rapid Fire Multiplayer game mode and a 20-vs-20 Warfare mode in Battle Royale. The new Season 3 Battle Pass kicks off on January 19.

After earning recognition as the Best Mobile Game of 2019 from Android Central and Google Play alike, Call of Duty Mobile is kicking  [Read More…]

Epson adds Android TV to its streaming laser projectors

Epson this week announced the EF-100W and EF-100B Smart Streaming Laser Projectors, tapping them with a release later this month.

The portable projectors bake Android TV inside and offer an image up to 150 inches in size, thanks to a proprietary Epson Cinema Lens. The projectors come with a dedicated remote with built-in Google Assistant voice search.

READ: Epson Home Cinema 3200 4K projector review

The new projectors offer an incredibly high 2,000 lumens of color and white brightness and  [Read More…]

Harman Kardon adds new options to Citation portfolio

Harman Kardon on Monday added new models to its Citation line of wireless speakers, building on the family of products first introduced in early 2019. New for 2020 is a soundbar, a subwoofer, a portable speaker, and a smart alarm clock with wireless charging.

Citation 200

A portable speaker, this one packs up to eight hours of playback on a full charge. It’s offered in Black and Grey options and connects via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The Citation 200 is also  [Read More…]

Facebook adds Star Wars themes to Messenger in Rise of Skywalker promotion

On a cell phone really, really, close by.

What you need to know Facebook is adding a new Star Wars theme to Messenger to promote December’s Rise of Skywalker release. The company is also changing the reactions to Star Wars characters with the new themes. A new sticker pack and AR filters have been added to round out the promotion.

Facebook is adding an extra theme to Messenger as part of a Star Wars promotion. Now, users  [Read More…]

Google Opinion Rewards adds expiration date for your credits

The date, as well as the amount, are prominently displayed under your total.

What you need to know Google Opinion Rewards now shows you when your next credit will expire. It can be found directly under your total on the main screen of the app. Previously, you could only check it via the Play Store app, but it only gave you a date, not the amount.

Back in November, we covered the case of the mysteriously disappearing  [Read More…]

Google Play Pass adds 37 new apps and games, including Cut the Rope

The expansion includes nine new apps and 28 games in total.

What you need to know Google Play Pass is a subscription service for apps and games. It launched back in September, and for $ 5 a month, you get access to over 350 apps and games. Google has just announced 37 new titles joining the program, including the popular Cut the Rope games.

Back in September Google launched a new type of subscription service called Play  [Read More…]

Google adds RCS to Android Messages app for all US users

Google on Thursday announced that it has begun deploying Google-operated RCS for its Messages app for Android. The feature will be “broadly” available to Android users by the end of 2019.

Similar to Apple’s iMessage, RCS lets Android users send and receive high-resolution photos and videos as well as see if recipients have read your message.

When you and your friends message each other with these chat features, you can chat over Wi-Fi or mobile data, send and receive high-resolution  [Read More…]