Tag Archive: Improves


Android Auto update improves media browsing, adds MMS and RCS group chat

Simplify your listening and messaging experience while driving.

Android Auto is already powerful, but its latest update brings improvements to two its most-used features: media browsing and messaging.

On the media front, Android Auto is creating a new “browse” experience that immediately surfaces content as soon as you select an app. You’ll be immediately presented with large touch targets to jump right into playlists, artists or podcasts, and with one tap can sort alphabetically to get what you want  [Read More…]

AR Emoji update improves facial tracking and custom options on the Galaxy S9

Is anyone still using these?

When Samsung announced the Galaxy S9 and S9+ earlier this year, one of the more whimsical new features demoed was AR Emoji, Samsung’s competitor to the iPhone X’s Animoji. In short, the app scans your face and quickly spits out an animated version of you, with facial tracking and customizable options for hair, clothing, and skin tone.

With the latest update to AR Emoji, those custom options are expanding to help you  [Read More…]

Our $19 speed reading bundle improves reading and comprehension

Studies show that reading efficiency has been linked to greater success in school and work. Our deal of the day aims to triple your reading speed through a variety of interactive mediums, including learning strategies, software activities, video training, and more. Speed reading for the win!

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Google dramatically improves support for Indian languages across Translate, Gboard and more

When the entire internet is in your language, the possibilities are endless.

Google has long held a special focus on the technology needs of India, and is making a big step toward addressing the entire subcontinent with today’s announcements of improved language support across multiple products. In an attempt to make its products useful for nearly all of the estimated 400 million internet users in India, Google is expanding and improving its automatic translation, improving translations in Chrome, adding  [Read More…]

Google Pixel update on Verizon fixes Bluetooth issues and improves security

Updates fixes voicemail issues and includes latest Android security patches.

Pixel users on Verizon should check for the new software update being rolled out today. On top of offering the latest Android security patches, the update also fixes issues some users have had with voicemail and call features on the Pixel.

Here’s the full breakdown of what’s new, straight from Verizon:

This update fixes these issues:

Customers couldn’t retrieve their Visual Voicemail messages and were getting  [Read More…]

Pebble update improves health experience, intros official weather app

Pebble has updated its OS to version 3.13, bringing about a couple of noteworthy changes. Included in this latest release is a more accurate Pebble Health feature which accounts for movements during sleep. Now, tossing and turning in sleep won’t artificially inflate your steps. The fitness graphs inside of the Pebble Health also support 24

Nexus 5X update improves performance, stability and brings March security patches

In addition to the March security patches, the Nexus 5X will also gain a number of other fixes and improvements in its latest OTA download. According to a new post on Reddit from a Nexus Community Manager, the update will bring various bug fixes, performance, connectivity and stability enhancements and the March security update.

We have listened to your feedback, and this update includes a number of bug fixes that will improve overall stability, connectivity, and  [Read More…]

Pingpad improves support for Android tablets, adds new profiles and more

Collaborative notes app Pingpad recently snagged an update that brings a proper tablet interface for Android, along with new profiles, group features and more.

Facebook improves News Feed to work better on lower speed data connections

Facebook has developed an open-sourced Network Connection Class that will allow the company to determine the speed of the data connection you have when connecting to your News Feed. Based upon the speeds that are returned, Facebook has made some optimizations to how content is delivered, in order to offer a better experience.

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Imgur improves GIF performance, adds search functionality and more

After bringing a fully native version of its app to Android, the Imgur team is back with yet another great update for everyone. This update brings along a new search functionality in the app, allowing you to quickly and easily find images and GIFs. Additionally, the team revamped profile designs and more. The full change log includes:

Search functionality inside the app, including searching within GIFs, one of the most popular ways Imgurians use the app Improved  [Read More…]