Friday , October 20 2017

Update: Minecraft’s cross-platform ‘Better Together’ update is now live

Update (9/20): Three short months after announcing cross-play, it’s now live. Players will be able to mine, build, and run from Zombies together on mobile, Windows 10, Xbox, and VR. The update also brings access to the Marketplace where you’ll be able to download player-made mods and take them from …

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Google Snapseed 2.18 includes a fresh UI for faster editing and 11 new filters

It’s been six months since Snapseed 2.17 arrived, the last update to Google’s photo editing app but the new version is here at last, and with it comes a couple of significant changes. Snapseed 2.18 arrives with a redesigned interface which ditches the darker theme for a lighter gray variant …

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The history of Android OS: its name, origin and more

Sometimes, it seems like we have had Android smartphones, tablets and other devices with Google’s mobile OS installed forever. However, it’s actually been less than 10 years since the first official Android phone made its debut for consumers to buy in stores. Google’s decision to make Android an open source …

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A Google Store trade-in program might be coming soon

If you’re interested in the upcoming Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL or Project Fi-compatible Moto X4, we have some good news for you. Google just announced a new trade-in program for Project Fi customers that lets you take as much as $165 off your order when you trade in a qualifying Nexus device. You …

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Amazon is reportedly working on Alexa-enabled glasses

Amazon has an ambitious plan to challenge Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri. According to a new report, the online commerce giant is planning to add Alexa into glasses so you can take the voice assistant everywhere. We’ve seen Google Assistant and Siri in wearables for years now, but Alexa has …

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Project Fi meets Android One, starting with the Moto X4

The Android One Moto X4 is the latest device to join the very limited list of Project Fi-compatible smartphones, making it the first modern and affordable Project Fi phone. See also: Google Project Fi review – can Google make it as a carrier? Google Project Fi review – can Google …

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5 best mechanic apps for Android

To be perfectly, honest, an app list like this is difficult. Mechanics generally have a work-space that has everything they need. That includes tools, lifts, flashlights, and stuff like that. There aren’t a lot of use cases for Android apps in a mechanic shop. There are a few, though, and …

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Niantic’s follow up to Pokémon Go could incorporate audio cues

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last 15 months, you’re probably well acquainted with Pokémon Go by now. The Augmented Reality game is one of the biggest mobile titles ever to grace the Play Store. Niantic, the company behind the game, is now dropping some hints at what …

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HTC might announce its acquisition by Google tomorrow

Rumors that Google was gearing up to purchase HTC began heating up in August. Bloomberg suggested that Taiwanese manufacturer HTC might consider selling off part or all of its company, with Google being one of the most likely candidates to make an offer for it. Then, just two weeks ago, Taiwanese …

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LG launches LG Q6 Plus in India: a Q6 with more RAM and ROM

LG has launched the LG Q6 Plus at an event in New Delhi, India. The device follows shortly after the release of the LG Q6 in August, arriving with a couple of small changes to make it a more “premium” variant. The Q6 Plus is almost identical to the model …

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