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Google’s Datally app gets guest mode, daily limits, and other features

All of this is rolling out to the app now.

In late 2017, Google launched an app to help you cut down on your mobile data usage called “Datally.” Datally’s already pretty great as is, but Google recently announced four new features for the app that aim to help you use even less data.

The feature that users will likely find the most useful is Daily Limit. With this, you can tell Datally how much mobile data  [Read More…]

Lawnchair Launcher gets official v1.0 release, v2.0 beta coming soon

One of the most popular Pixel Launcher launchers is growing up.

Google’s Pixel Launcher offers one of the best Android experiences around, and since the original Pixel debuted in 2017, there’s been a heap of developers trying to recreate that home-screen experience for other, non-Google handsets. One of the most popular, Lawnchair Launcher, is now exiting its beta and has an official v1.0 release on the Play Store.

Lawnchair’s been in beta since mid-October, and after lots  [Read More…]

Essential Phone gets new 3.5mm headphone jack module and MQA certification

Essential’s also giving its customers three free months of TIDAL.

One of the big selling points with the Essential Phone was supposed to be a magnetic accessory system that would allow for all sorts of fun modules. The only one that’s actually come to market so far is the 360-degree camera, but now Essential’s confirmed its next accessory is a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Similar to the 360-camera, this headphone jack adapter will snap onto the back of  [Read More…]

LG G7 ThinQ gets extended warranty, but you’ll have to register to get it

LG G7 ThinQ will be offered with a 2-year warranty in the US. However, in order to be take advantage of the extension, you will need to register your purchase on the official LG website.

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Google Play Movies & TV gets a new look on Roku

Look for it in the Google Play Movies & TV channel on Roku.

Google today announced that its Play Movies & TV channel on Roku is getting a whole new look.

The broad strokes?

You’re going to have a simpler navigation. It’s not quite in line with what you get with, say, Android TV, but it’s not bad at all.

There’s also a dedicated TV page. Just TV shows, and nothing else.

There’s  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Shield TV gets Android 8.0 Oreo update starting today

NVIDIA Shield TV is still the gold standard for Android TV. It starts at $ 179 on Amazon.

The only Android TV box you should buy just got better.

Big news for those of you who have NVIDIA Shield TV — which, by the way is the only Android TV box you should consider right now. The Android 8.0 Oreo update (which brings it up to the latest major version of Android)  [Read More…]

Razer Phone gets updated with Portrait Mode, May security patch and more

The Razer Phone is getting a new update which brings the popular Portrait Mode. Now users will be able to take fantastic Portrait shots using the phone’s main dual-camera setup.

The post Razer Phone gets updated with Portrait Mode, May security patch and more appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Instagram Stories gets a new type of poll, the Emoji Slider

Like to do polls in Instagram? Well then you’ll love the new Emoji Slider, which will help you get more nuanced reactions from your followers.

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Google Drive gets an updated desktop UI to match the new Gmail

The new look is rolling out to all users now.

Late last month, Google started rolling out one of the biggest redesigns we’ve ever seen for the Gmail desktop site. Just a couple of weeks later, Google Drive is now getting similar treatment.

Announced in the G Suite Updates blog, Drive is getting this new look to better align itself with the visual changes we’ve been seeing in a bunch of Google’s apps, such as Gmail, News,  [Read More…]

Hulu Live (finally) gets an on-screen guide on Amazon Fire TV

Xbox one, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Nintendo Switch get it first.

Hulu today announced that it’s (finally) adding an on-screen guide to Hulu Live. It had been around in beta form for a while now, but only on the web interface for Hulu’s live TV offering. Today, it’s available to a handful of devices.

Writes Hulu VP of Product Richard Irving:

A year ago, we launched our live offering and, as this was our first  [Read More…]