Tag Archive: Suggest


UK docs suggest Facebook skirted Android permissions dialog

A UK parliamentary committee released a series of documents today which reveal, among other things, that Facebook knew triggering an Android permissions dialog during an app update that would collect SMS and call logs would lead to “bad PR” and allegedly attempted to circumvent the process in order to make it difficult for Android users to discover the new behavior.

The documents were part of a California lawsuit filed by app developer Six4Three. These were sealed by the  [Read More…]

Job listings suggest that Spotify is working on its own smart speaker

“Spotify is on its way to creating its first physical products.”

Ever since Amazon came out with the Echo in 2014, the market for smart speakers has exploded into something that Google, Apple, and countless other companies are trying to dip their toes into. According to a new job listing, one of the next smart speakers could come from none other than Spotify.

A new job listing was recently added to Spotify’s website for an “Operations Manager  [Read More…]

Google Photos gains ability to suggest images for you to archive

Just a week after learning a new archive trick, Google Photos is adding another feature to its arsenal.

The Google Photos app will now suggest images that it thinks you’ll want to archive. The Assistant will pop up with the photos that you may want to file away into your archive, and you can review all of the suggestions before you actually do any archiving.

If you do decide to archive the photos, you can always access them again by  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 FCC listings suggest unlocked phones might come sooner than later

FCC listings for the Samsung Galaxy S8 confirm full support for U.S. carriers, and hint at an earlier release of the unlocked model.

We’re still a few weeks out from Samsung’s official event to unveil the Galaxy S8 and S8+ to the world, but more and more details are continuing to leak out.

The latest comes from Droid Life, who tracked down the FCC filings for Samsung devices under model numbers SM-G950 and SM-G955 — the Galaxy S8 and  [Read More…]

Verizon support docs suggest 4.4.2 KitKat update for Droid RAZR HD and RAZR M coming soon

Since April, users of the Motorola Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR M have been waiting for their update to Android 4.4 KitKat and from the looks of it, the wait will soon be over. After a soak test, Verizon has now updated the support documents for both devices with new information about the updates and the changes they’ll bring.

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New Zealand winery uses QR codes and augmented reality app to suggest food pairings

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Brancott Estate, a winery based out of New Zealand, has just launched their first Android and iOS app, and along with it, they’ve started putting QR codes on all of their wine bottles. When you use the app to scan the code printed on the label with your phone’s camera, it offers food pairing suggestions, along with some more elbaorate promotions, like an augmented reality view and a puzzle game. The Brancott  [Read More…]

Leaks suggest US Galaxy Nexus launch date of November 21 for $299

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We’ve known for quite some time now that the Galaxy Nexus is coming to Verizon, but it has been difficult to tie down the exact release date. The most popular rumored launch had been around November 17, but others had suggested the US might not see the device until after Black Friday. Now it appears Verizon might launch the Galaxy Nexus on November 21 for $ 299 with a two-year contract,  [Read More…]

Rumors suggest HTC’s Runnymede and Bliss may launch as ‘Bass’ and ‘Rhyme’

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We may be about to see two new Android devices from HTC, if there’s anything to the latest batch of online rumors. First off, the HTC Runnymede — reportedly a 4.7-inch device with Beats Audio support and a 1.5 GHz CPU — is to ship as the HTC Bass, according to a listing on the website of British retailer Handtec.

There’s no way of verifying this, but it suddenly makes a  [Read More…]