Tag Archive: Gesture


Google’s Pixel Buds gain new gesture controls

Google is rolling new gesture controls for its Pixel Buds. The new tricks will be available to all users by early next week.

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How to enable the swipe gesture navigation in Android P

Among all of the great things introduced in Android P at yesterday’s Google I/O, the swipe gesture navigation was perhaps the most exciting. Here’s how to enable it on your phone should you wish to try out Android P beta!

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How to enable Android P’s gesture navigation system

Take a look at a huge fundamental change to Android navigation

The Android P Developer Preview has transitioned to a proper beta program, and while that means it’s opened up to several devices it also brings a substantial update to the software itself. The biggest visual difference shown off on stage at I/O 2018 is the new gesture navigation paradigm — a replacement for the tried-and-true back/home/recent buttons with a gesture area that’s more flexible and powerful.

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Google testing new navigation bar, may be gesture based

Google shared a new post on the Android Developers blog with a screenshot of a new feature for DNS over TLS. However, the nav bar looked different than what we’re used to. The company quickly edited the screenshot to remove the nav bar but it’s too late. As we all know, you can’t remove anything from the internet.

This nav bar has a back button (just an outline, like on older versions) and a blob instead of a home button. The  [Read More…]

Nexus 6P finally gets fingerprint scanner gesture with Android 7.1.2 beta 2 update

Back in January, we told you Google unleashed the Android 7.1.2 Nougat beta build for a select number of devices including the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player and Nexus C. Surprisingly enough the Nexus 6P was left out of the loop. The new build brought about the extensively requested fingerprint swipe gesture that […]

Samsung’s new Gear VR includes Oculus gesture controller

New 2017 model Gear VR comes with new battery-powered touch controller.

Samsung has announced an updated Gear VR headset and controller combo at its Mobile World Congress press conference in Barcelona, Spain. The new 2017 Gear VR comes with a Daydream-style controller that allows for touch input, as well as pointing and dragging, tilting and shooting within the virtual world.

The headset itself looks near identical to the previous Gear VR, released alongside the Note 7 in late 2016,  [Read More…]

How to get the Pixel fingerprint gesture on other Android phones

How do I use the Pixel fingerprint gesture on another Android phone?

The fingerprint sensor on the Google Pixel isn’t just for unlocking the phone; it performs a host of Move shortcuts. One of the most interesting and potentially useful of the bunch is swiping to pull down the notification shade, making one-handed operation (especially of the Pixel XL) much easier.

That feature would be handy on other phones, no? Here’s how to get it!

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Nova Launcher 5.0 brings Pixel-y goodness to all, new gesture options

Happy Birthday, Nova Launcher!

Nova Launcher, one of the best third-party launchers and possibly the best thing to ever happen to Android, turned 5 years old this week. Huzzah! As with most anniversaries this one comes with gifts, in the form a big 5.0 update that rolls out many beta features to the rest of us and bring a few useful tools for those us who are just discovering (or rediscovering) this awesome launcher.

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Swiftly Switch – Edge Gesture: A multitasker’s dream

Overview Swiftly Switch – Edge Gesture is a handy root-free multitasking tool that makes handling large phones easy and switching apps a breeze. Developer: de-studio Cost: Free ($ 1.99 Pro version) Highlights Simple to set up (no root required) Highly customizable Easy to use Setup Setup is nice and straightforward, with no rooting required. Once you

Retro Rugby – Gesture based, ball running fun. [Review]

Overview – Retro Rugby takes gesture-based gameplay and blends it with a sports theme, putting you in the head of a Rugby player as he sprints for the goal-line. Developer: twentysix

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