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LG G7 ThinQ to feature Google Assistant button, iPhone X-like notch

The upcoming LG G7 has been rumored to have an iPhone X-like notch. A new rumor confirms the notch as well as a dedicated Google Assistant button. LG is adding the “ThinQ” moniker as a nod to the growing AI trend.

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The OnePlus 6 may feature a ceramic back

OnePlus is experimenting with new materials for its upcoming flagship.

With the OnePlus 6 launch imminent, we’re starting to see more and more details emerge about the upcoming flagship, with a new OnePlus India teaser suggesting the phone will feature “new materials” in its construction. Last year’s OnePlus 5 and 5T offered an aluminum chassis, and we could see a ceramic-backed OnePlus 6.

Same expert craftsmanship, new materials #OnePlus6 pic.twitter.com/kRzFAcYrzp

— OnePlus India  [Read More…]

HQ Trivia’s new ‘Friends on HQ’ feature adds a social element to the game

Now you can see how much better (or worse) your friends are doing during the game.

HQ Trivia exploded in popularity last year, and it continues to be just as big of a phenomenon in early 2018. I’ve found the game to be most enjoyable when played with a group of friends, and a new “Friends on HQ” update aims to extend the social element even when you aren’t in the same room as your buddies.

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Facebook will add an ‘unsend’ feature to Messenger in the coming months

Facebook’s way of saying sorry for secretly deleting its execs’ messages.

Facebook’s found itself in an ocean of hot water lately. Following scandals with Cambridge Analytica and being discovered of storing call and text logs for Android users of its Messenger app, it was reported that Facebook was secretly deleting Messenger messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg and other executives at the company.

This news didn’t sit all that well with a lot of users, and to make  [Read More…]

Snapchat gets group video calls and Mentions feature for tagging friends

You can video call with up to 16 people at once.

Although it’s not for me, I’ve got to give Snapchat credit for releasing frequent updates to its app with bug fixes, new features, and controversial UI changes. In the latest update, Snapchat’s adding group video calls and the ability to tag friends in your stories.

To start a group video call, you’ll need to either start a new conversation with a group of people or go  [Read More…]

Instagram begins testing new portrait mode feature for Stories

Instagram portrait mode is finally coming! At least that’s what many observant Android developers suspected after a new “portrait shutter icon” file was recently spotted in the app’s code. Instagram confirmed this week that they are currently testing a new camera format called “Focus”.

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Samsung thinks the Galaxy S9’s new ringtone will be its best feature

Now we have a reason to be excited about the S9.

It’s hard to believe that we’re just a few short days away from the launch of Samsung’s Galaxy S9. It seems like just yesterday we were swooning over the Galaxy S8, but Samsung is ready to wow us once again and show off what it’s been working on for so many months.

We’re expecting a fair amount from the Galaxy S9, including Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor,  [Read More…]

Google Phone v17 introduces chat heads feature during calls

Good artists copy, great artists steal.

As much as I loathe Facebook Messenger, one of the app’s best features is Chat Heads. The ability to quickly open and hide conversations in a small bubble that lives on your home screen is extremely convenient, and the latest v17 update for the Google Phone adds its own take on this.

After downloading the new update, leaving the Google Phone app during an ongoing call will result in a “chat  [Read More…]

Android P to get ‘overhaul’ and feature deeper Google Assistant, report indicates

Google should begin teasing its next version of Android in the coming weeks and months. Bloomberg tells us what we might expect.

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Android P will feature a ‘dramatic redesign’ and support notch displays

The new software is currently being referred to as Android Pistachio Ice Cream.

In less than three months, Google will take the stage at its Mountain View campus in California for its annual I/O developer conference. One of the things we’re expecting Google to announce at this year’s I/O is Android P / 9.0, and a new report from Bloomberg sheds some light on what we could expect from the latest update.

To not much surprise, Android  [Read More…]