Tag Archive: Brings


Snapchat officially brings Group Video Chat to the masses

Snapchat has introduced a new Group Video Chat feature which will allow you to chat with up to 16 of your friends at once. The feature is starting to roll out today.

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Smart Launcher 5 update brings an all-new design and features

Introducing ambient themes, adaptive icons, new app drawer layouts, and much more.

Third-party launchers are often the best way to customize the look and feel of your Android device, and one of the most popular ones — Smart Launcher — is getting a complete overhaul thanks to its new Smart Launcher 5 update.

There’s a lot to take in with Smart Launcher 5, but the thing you’ll notice right away is its new look. Smart Launcher 5  [Read More…]

Major update to Files Go brings search capabilities, Google Photos integration

Files Go picks up three new features, turning it into one of the best storage management utilities around.

Google’s Files Go is a lightweight storage management utility that’s packed with useful features, and today the app is picking up three new features. There’s now a file search function baked in, which will allow you to search for files on your phone. With Files Go being a Google app, that includes instant results, autocomplete, and search filters.

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Google brings to peer-to-peer payments to Assistant on Android, soon Google Home

No more bugging friends, or having friends bug you, for that drink money.

Google has announced that it is bringing a popular feature of Google Wallet, peer-to-peer payments, to Assistant on Android and iOS this week.

Peer-to-peer payments were sequestered to the Wallet app for many years before recently being subsumed into the Google Pay app itself under the brand Pay Send. Now users can ask Assistant to do all the hard work, as long as the  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Exynos 9610 chipset brings AI and 480fps video recording to the mid-range segment

Samsung’s mid-range Exynos 9610 chipset is built on the 10nm node, the same as the flagship Exynos 9810.

Samsung has announced the latest chipset in the mid-range Exynos 7 Series, the Exynos 9610. Naming irregularities aside, there’s a lot to like in the Exynos 9610. The chipset is built on the 10nm node — much like the Exynos 9810 and the Snapdragon 845 — and comes with a host of new features that include AI-based image processing,  [Read More…]

The New York Times brings its AR experiences to Android

There’s also a new David Bowie AR story.

Ever since Google officially launched its ARCore platform in late February, we’ve been seeing more and more unique implementations of it. Most recently, The New York Times announced that it’s now bringing new AR experiences to Android phones that support ARCore.

The New York Times has already been experimenting with AR on iOS using Apple’s ARKit, with one of its most popular creations being an experience that lets  [Read More…]

Major SwiftKey update brings new toolbar, stickers and more

SwiftKey is an app that has risen to popularity by offering users an alternative to their native Android (or iOS) keyboard, designed to make typing so much better. Well in recent days, SwiftKey announced a major update, which is described as the biggest since the company was acquired by Microsoft back in 2016. Check out […]

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My Tamagotchi Forever brings your favorite classic virtual pets to Android

Developer Bandai Namco in partnership with Paladin Studios just launched the My Tamagotchi Forever app for Android and iOS.

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Latest MIUI 9.2 build brings stable Oreo update to the Xiaomi Mi 6

Xiaomi has started rolling out the stable Oreo update, with the Mi 6 becoming the first device to receive the OTA build.

Xiaomi hasn’t detailed its Oreo plans until this point, but that’s changing today. The Mi 6 was the first Xiaomi device to pick up the MIUI 9 update last year, and the phone is now the first to receive the stable Oreo update. The latest MIUI 9.2 build (9.2.3.0) introduces Android 8.0 Oreo to the  [Read More…]

The $40 Roav Viva brings Alexa and a 2-port car charger on the road with you

Bring Amazon’s Alexa along for the ride with the Roav Viva.

Anker’s new Roav Viva, an Alexa-enabled 2-port USB car charger, is down to $ 39.99 with code VIVACARA on Amazon. This is a brand new product, just released in early February, and has never had a deal before.

The Viva connects to your phone via Bluetooth, and then you connect your phone to your car’s stereo either via Bluetooth or an auxiliary jack. It will use  [Read More…]