Tag Archive: Added

PUBG Mobile just added another game mode with Royale Pass Season 11 update

The update resets the Royale Pass ahead of Season 11 and also introduces a new Arena game mode.

What you need to know Version 0.16.5 update is rolling out starting today. Introduces Royale Pass Season 11: Operation Tomorrow. Adds a new Arena game mode called Domination, along with the return of classic Warehouse TDM.

PUBG Mobile players will see a new update rolling out today that introduces the new Royale Pass Season. Season 11 is called “Operation  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 2 added to the list of phones with Stadia support

Until now, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a were the only phones to be compatible with Stadia.

What you need to know Google has added its latest Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 to the list of Stadia supported phones. Along with the latest Pixel 4 series, the Pixel 2 series phones are also now listed as being supported. Google’s Stadia game streaming platform is slated to be released on November 19.

Google finally confirmed earlier this week  [Read More…]

Here are the 65 emoji being added to Android Q

You can try the new emoji today if you have enrolled in the Android Q Beta program.

What you need to know On World Emoji Day, Google has announced that it will be adding 65 new emoji with Android Q later this year. Some of the upcoming emoji include a sloth, an otter, garlic, waffle, and 71 couples with varied skin tones. Google is also supporting 53 emojis with gender-inclusive designs.

On the occasion of World Emoji  [Read More…]

Android Q dark theme support (and AMOLED theme) added to Smart Launcher 5

Smart Launcher 5 continues to bring more features to its new 5.2 overhaul for the second month in a row.

Smart Launcher 5 introduced some big changes at the end of March with Smart Launcher 5.2’s modular page system and some menu improvements, and this month those improvements continue with some big theming additions, including support for turning on dark mode according to system preferences in Android Q.

The changes outlined for April 20’s Build 40  [Read More…]

VRidge has added better Oculus Go controller support for SteamVR games

A major VRidge update has added extra support for using Oculus Go controllers with SteamVR.

Thanks to some savvy developers, it’s possible to stream SteamVR games to mobile VR systems, like Oculus Go. I already wrote a guide on using Air Light VR (ALVR) to get this done, but a recent update to RiftCat’s VRidge software, an alternative method for streaming, has added better controller support. This is key when trying to make up lost ground between  [Read More…]

Google ‘inadvertently’ added a government helpline number to contact lists of all Android phones in India

Google apologizes for coding a government agency’s number into all Android phones in India.

Over the course of this week, several Android users in India took to Twitter over the mysterious appearance of a government helpline number on their devices. The number in question is the toll-free helpline (1-800-300-1947) for the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the government agency that oversees the Aadhaar biometric identity program.

The agency’s number seemingly popped up on all Android phones  [Read More…]

Google Maps has added wheelchair-accessible transit routes, and it’s life-changing

Sometimes the little things can make the biggest differences.

A feature that’s been in the works for a while debuts today in Google Maps as wheelchair accessible routes are added to public transit navigation. It’s going to be life-changing for a good many people. I know, because I’m one of them.

Starting today in London, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Boston, and Sydney (though I see the feature for the greater Washington, D.C. area, too) when searching  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo’s biggest feature was just quietly added to Google Assistant

Assistant got a silent update with massive implications.

If you take a look at your Google Home app, down at the bottom of the “More settings” tab, you’ll see an option that wasn’t there after the last big update. Your Home app didn’t update while you were asleep, Google silently added the tab in preparation for something much bigger. In fact, it’s probably going to be the biggest single jab at Amazon’s Echo platform yet.

The new  [Read More…]

Final Android 7.1 Developer Preview build released, Nexus 9 added to Beta Program

The second and final Android 7.1 Developer Preview is here.

Just a couple days over a month since the first Android 7.1 Developer Preview was released, we now have Developer Preview 2 available for Nexus phones and tablets to get a near-final taste of the latest software. Those who have enrolled in the Android Beta Program for their compatible device — which now includes the Nexus 9 — will receive Developer Preview 2 this week via an OTA update.

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