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Google’s Digital Wellbeing initiative: Everything you need to know

Here’s how Google is helping you take back control of your digital life.

At Google I/O 2018, Google announced Digital Wellbeing. It’s a brand new approach to OS and app development that’ll equip users with tools to help them find a better balance between their digital and real worlds.

Is it a new app? Is it Android P’s killer feature? Will it make you feel better and solve world peace all at the same time? We answer  [Read More…]

Google News for Android: Everything you need to know

From national publications to local stories, Google News has you covered.

Way back in 2002, Google launched the very first version of Google News — a news aggregator that was designed to make it easy to find the stories you care about. Google News got a huge redesign at Google’s 2018 I/O developer conference, with the majority of the company’s efforts put into an all-new Android app.

There’s a lot going on with the latest Google News app, and  [Read More…]

Visible: Everything you need to know about Verizon’s new phone service

Visible is a new startup from Verizon offering phone service via an app. Here’s what you need to know.

When looking at pre and post-paid cell phone service providers in the United States, there are countless options to choose from. Along with the big names such as AT&T and T-Mobile, you’ve also got competition from small brands like Mint Mobile and Cricket Wireless.

It can be hard to stand out in this industry, but Verizon’s trying to  [Read More…]

Google Assistant: Everything you need to know

There’s a lot going on with the Google Assistant — let’s break down the important stuff.

In May 2016, we got our very first taste of the Google Assistant with the debut of Allo. The Assistant was a big draw to Allo at the time, with Google marketing it as a helpful bot that could make restaurant reservations, search the web, and more within your conversations.

Since then, the Assistant has gained heaps of new features and  [Read More…]

Google Duplex will let people know it’s not human

Duplex will have “disclosure built-in.”

Google Duplex undeniably stole the show at this year’s I/O, but while plenty of people were thrilled to see the new technology, others were troubled by what they saw.

During I/O’s opening keynote, Google showed its Duplex system calling a hair salon and restaurant to make an appointment and reservation. Duplex spoke with the human on the other end of the call, filled the conversation with natural pauses/questions, and even said “uh”  [Read More…]

Kotlin: Everything you need to know about Android’s newest development language

What is Kotlin and why should I care about it?

Google announced support for Kotlin in Android at Google I/O 2017. It reinforced how important Kotlin is for app development again in 2018, but many of us aren’t sure what’s going on or why we should care. Sure, we know it’s something for app developers and they love it, but why do they love it? What exactly is it?

To start with, you need to understand that Kotlin is  [Read More…]

Android Things: Everything you need to know about Google’s plan to disrupt IoT

Android Things developer kit.

Google wants to tackle the Internet of Things its own way.

Android isn’t just for phones. We already know this because we see Android on Chromebooks, televisions, watches, and even microwave ovens. And we’re about to see it in places we may never have thought to look, like your cable modem or a parking meter. And to make it happen, Google has what it calls Android Things.

Android Things is the same  [Read More…]

Ingress: Everything you need to know in 2018

Ingress Prime is coming, so the time is right to get back into the augmented reality game that started it all.

Before Niantic struck mobile gaming gold with Pokémon Go, there was Ingress — one of the most ambitious games ever created.

Ingress was first mobile game to revolutionize the use of location data to create the first game set in augmented reality. In the game, you learn that exotic matter of unknown origin is seeping into  [Read More…]

Alto’s Odyssey for Android: Everything you need to know

Patience is a virtue. Alto’s Odyssey is coming to Android later this year.

As the late-great Tom Petty crooned, “The waiting is the hardest part.”

Alto’s Odyssey has been out on iOS since February, and it’s AMAZING. Developed by the same group of folks responsible for the masterpiece that is Alto’s Adventure, Team Alto has taken everything we loved from the first game — the gorgeous graphics, beautiful atmosphere and butter smooth gameplay — and stepped it  [Read More…]

Here’s everything we know about the OnePlus 6

We are just days away from the launch of the OnePlus 6. To celebrate, we take a look at the history of rumors and leaks to help determine what’s going to be coming.

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