Tag Archive: Support

Android Oreo beta rolling out to Honor 7X with Project Treble support

Available in the U.S., India, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain.

The Honor 7X is one of the best choices around if you’re in the market for a smartphone under $ 200 USD, and today, it’s getting a big software update with the beginning of the Android Oreo / EMUI 8.0 beta.

If you signed up to join Honor’s Oreo beta earlier this month, you should receive a message any time now in Honor’s Friendly User Test app  [Read More…]

The benefits of a major appliance with Google Assistant or Alexa support

Better. Smarter. Possibly more annoying.

Did I leave the stove on? … What do I need from the grocery store? Is the washer done yet? … It rained — I’d better stop the sprinklers from watering. … Man, I really wish we hadn’t left the lights on all day. … It’d be great if we remembered to turn off the air conditioning when we’re gone.

Look, I’ll be the first person to tell you that not everything needs  [Read More…]

Gmail Android app updated with support for inbox types

Rolling out to all Gmail users now.

Gmail continues to be one of the most popular email clients on Android, and today Google’s adding support for various “Inbox Types.” This is something that’s been available on desktop for some time, and it enables you to customize the various priorities of the emails you receive.

First and foremost, if you have a specific inbox type that you use while accessing Gmail on your computer, you’ll now see that  [Read More…]

Deezer gains support for Amazon Alexa voice controls

Available now across 66 countries.

As if you didn’t have enough music streaming options to choose from on your Alexa-powered speaker, yet another one is joining the mix as Alexa finally offers full support for Deezer.

In addition to basic voice controls for searching through songs, artists, and controlling the volume and playback of tunes, you can also say “Alexa, play Flow” to stream your Flow playlist of songs that Deezer creates based on what you listen  [Read More…]

Netgear’s Arlo smart cameras now support Google Assistant

Available for the Arlo Pro 2, Go, Baby, and more.

Nest and Ring may be the top names in the smart security camera space, but that doesn’t mean they’re the only ones out there. Netgear’s Arlo line of cameras are fairly popular, too, and now they’re getting even better with full Google Assistant integration.

With this update, you’ll be able to see live video feeds of your cameras by either talking or typing to the Assistant. You can  [Read More…]

T-Mobile and Sprint announce first markets to support their 5G networks

The 5G future is almost here.

The race to 5G seems to be heating up among U.S. carriers every single day, and during MWC 2018, T-Mobile and Sprint both announced their respective plans for rolling out their 5G networks over the next year.

Looking first at T-Mobile, the Un-Carrier says it’ll begin building out 5G equipment this year in a total of 30 cities, with New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Las Vegas being among the  [Read More…]

Google Assistant gets support for more languages and deeper app integration

Assistant is expected to be on 95% of Android phones by year’s end and support for them all is on its way.

Last week Google said they would be adding some language support and other tools for Google Assistant soon because they have plans to support 30 more languages by year’s end. Today we’re seeing the first move from the company, along with some other great features to bolster Assistant in a suddenly competitive smart assistant world.

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Google Assistant gaining 30 new languages, multilingual support, and more

Routines will also be available in the coming weeks.

Shiny new hardware like the Galaxy S9, LG V30S, and other handsets will be the stars of the show during MWC next week, but those aren’t the only things we’ll be keeping an eye out for. A few days before the trade show gets underway, Google’s announced a heap of new goodies that are coming to the Google Assistant throughout the year.

Perhaps the most important announcement is  [Read More…]

Android apps now support split-screen in Chrome OS’s tablet mode

The line between Chrome OS and Android has always been blurry, and that was even more the case when Android apps got support for running natively on Chromebooks. Now the seemingly desktop operating system from Google has been given support to run Android apps in split-screen while using tablet mode. To activate it after opening […]

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Android apps now support split-screen in Chrome OS’s tablet mode

Available first in Chrome OS’s Canary channel.

While Chrome OS may have started out as Google’s own desktop operating system, it’s rapidly been doubling as the company’s new focus for tablets, too. In the latest move towards this, Chrome OS’s Canary channel now lets you run Android apps in split-screen while using tablet mode.

This was first discovered by the team at ChromeUnboxed, and you can watch their video below to see this feature in action. After  [Read More…]