Tag Archive: Features


Motorola’s new Beta Experiences program will let you test new Moto features before they’re public

Motorola is taking app development more seriously.

When you think of Motorola’s phones, you think more about the hardware than the software — not because the latter is bad, but because it’s pretty sparse, yielding to Google’s idea of what Android should be. But there are a few differentiating features, like Moto Voice and Display, that are tucked neatly into the Moto app pre-installed on every phone.

In Sao Paolo, Brazil this week, during the launch of  [Read More…]

Best features of Android P

Everyone loves new features, and Android gets new ones every year when it’s time for a new version.

In 2018, that means Android P and there are a handful of new great things to check out on top of the changes that make Android more efficient and easier for developers to build applications. We’ve picked out the best of these new features that you can look forward to having once your phone gets updated or you buy  [Read More…]

A new Gmail design is launching ‘in the coming weeks’ with several fresh features

G Suite ‘Early Access Program’ gives us some details.

Google’s paid enterprise-level app platform, G Suite, has dropped a sweet nugget of information pointing to a forthcoming redesign and enhancement of the Gmail web interface. An email sent to G Suite administrators today announced that there will be a new “Early Adopter Program” to test out a new version of Gmail on the web, along with some information on what we can expect as part of the  [Read More…]

The Amazfit Stratos launches with all of the best features for just $199

Huami, a Xiaomi sub-brand, has announced the new Amazfit Stratos smartwatch. This smartwatch includes many of the features that you’re looking for in a fitness-oriented smartwatch, all while being priced at $ 199.

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Samsung Gear Fit2/Fit2 Pro get new health features and updated UI

The update is rolling out to the fitness trackers now.

Samsung’s Gear Fit2 and Gear Fit2 Pro are two admirable fitness trackers, and today Samsung released a software update for both that aims to make them even better for living your best and healthiest life.

First off, Samsung’s bringing its Weight Management and Fitness Program features to the wearables. Weight Management will allow you to quickly compare your exercise and food intake throughout the day so you  [Read More…]

Skagen Falster smartwatch review: Minimalist design, minimal features

Maximum nostalgia.

It took far less time for the smartwatch market to cool than the smartphone ecosystem it was supposed to emulate. The interest curve of early adopters to mainstream consumer acceptance seemed to happen fairly quickly, but the falloff was, I think, far more severe than anyone realized.

I’m referring mainly to the Wear OS (née Android Wear) and not to the Apple Watch, which as Apple products usually are, seem to be immune to category  [Read More…]

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…]

Google Play audiobooks get new features like Smart Resume and more

Back in January, Google officially rolled out built-in audiobook support in Google Play Books, adding a bit more competition to the market against Apple’s iBooks and Amazon’s Audible.

Now the service is getting a bit better. Announced today, Google is adding new features like the ability to resume where you left off at the beginning of a sentence, speed up or slow down narration, and more. The new features are available now, so audiobook listeners should be able to take  [Read More…]

3 Vero features that Facebook and Instagram should steal

While Vero may or may not have lasting power, the app has some worthwhile features that Facebook should poach.

It’s been about a month since Vero – True Social burst into public consciousness as the hip new social media platform and… so far, it hasn’t really lived up to the hype.

If you’re one of over a million people who signed up for Vero in the past month you may be, like me, enjoying the design of  [Read More…]

The best Galaxy S9 features you might’ve missed

The day has arrived: the Samsung Galaxy S9 is finally, officially on the market. As you already know if you’ve checked out the full Android Central review, the Galaxy S9 is an excellent smartphone. The thing is, it’s also similar enough to its predecessor in appearance that you may be deceived into thinking there’s not much new here. But unless you’re upgrading from something super-recent like a Galaxy S8, there’s actually a ton of updates to uncover,  [Read More…]