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1 month ago

Marshmallow update heads out to Xperia Z2, Z3 and Z3 Compact in Canada

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1 month ago

Google Slides' new Q&A feature helps presenters engage with their audience

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In a bid to help presenters more easily connect with their audiences, Google Slides has received a new Q&A feature that encourages audience participation.

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1 month ago

The LG G5 gets 360-degree wallpapers — and they're gorgeous

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This is the year when 360-degree photos and video hit the big time. And to that end, LG has now made 360-degree wallpapers available for the LG G5.

There's a lot of stuff going on when it comes to our home screens. Apps. Folders. Widgets. And for years we've had the option for live wallpapers — animations that can interact with our touch, or just show cool things. (Fun fact: We did this Super Mario live wallpaper video nearly six years ago.)

Now we've got 360-degree live wallpapers on the LG G5.

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1 month ago

YouTube said to be cooking up a streaming TV service of its own

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A new report claims that Google's YouTube division is working on an internet-based cable TV service called "Unplugged". The service could be a rival for Dish Network's Sling TV and the upcoming effort from Hulu, among others.

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1 month ago

Google I/O 2016 app makes its way to Google Play for all your planning needs

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If you'll be attending Google I/O this year you will want to grab the Google I/O 2016 app from Google Play now. If you aren't attending in person, there are still a number of features you can take advantage of from within the app. Google has been great about live streaming various sessions from the event for developers who are unable to make it out to California, and this app will just enhance the overall experience.

Some of the additional features of the app include:

  • Explore the conference agenda, with details on themes, topics and speakers
  • Add events to a personalized schedule
  • Get reminders before events in your schedule start
  • Watch the keynote and sessions live stream
  • Sync your schedule between all of your devices and the I/O website
  • Guide yourself using the vector-based conference map
  • Follow public social I/O related conversations
  • See I/O content from previous years in the Videos

For those who will be at the event, the app will also let you take advantage of facilitated pre-event Wi-Fi configuration. You can grab the Google I/O 2016 app from Google Play now.

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1 month ago

Hulu will offer live TV streaming in 2017, CEO confirms

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Hulu has now confirmed plans to launch a live TV streaming service in 2017.

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1 month ago

Samsung Pay adds support for 39 additional U.S. banks

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Samsung Pay, the digital payment system that's available on a number of Samsung Galaxy smartphones, has added support for 39 more banks.

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1 month ago

Opera Mini now comes with a built-in ad blocker

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Opera Mini now comes with an integrated ad blocker, which according to the software maker will lead to 40% faster page load times while reducing data consumption by 14%. The browser also offers a compression engine that helps you save data costs.

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1 month ago

Uber's Paytm integration will let you pay for your ride abroad in rupees

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If you use Uber in india, you know that the only form of payment currently accepted by the service is Paytm. While it's convenient to use the payment wallet in the country, the service doesn't work outside of India, which makes hailing an Uber in other countries particularly cumbersome.

That's all set to change soon, as Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma announced that the service will be integrated into Uber on a global scale, allowing you to pay for your ride in rupees even when you're abroad.

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1 month ago

The Rock's new motivational alarm app will help you crush your day

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Have you ever wished you could wake up to the smell of whatever The Rock is cookin'?

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1 month ago

Nova Launcher's latest customization tweaks include Android N-style folders, night mode

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Nova Launcher, one of the more popular choices when it comes to launcher replacements, has received an update that brings a couple of interesting new customization options.

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1 month ago

The Connect tab is Twitter's latest way to help you find interesting people to follow

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Twitter is only engaging if you follow people that actually interest you, and the company is looking to make finding those people easier with its latest feature.

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1 month ago

The magical Onewheel electric skateboard now has an Android app and we rode the hell out of it [video]

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The future is here and there is an Android app to go with it!

To go along with their amazing electric board, Future Motion – the creators of the Onewheel – released an Android app, which gives you the ability to monitor various aspects of your Onewheel and even lets you customize the way it feels when you ride it.

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1 month ago

Uber adds Android Pay support, dropping Google Wallet on May 9

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After being one of the most recognizable apps using Google Wallet for payment processing, Uber is making the switch to using Android Pay as the old Wallet system is closing in on its sunset. Though Android Pay is most notably taking over as the NFC tap-and-pay system for Google, it is also ready to handle in-app and online payments that were once handled by Google Wallet as well.

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1 month ago

Casey Neistat's social video app Beme comes to Android

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Beme, a social video app that was launched by popular YouTuber Casey Neistat on iOS in 2015, is now available on Android.

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