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Google Podcasts Hands On: It's About Time

8 monthes ago   |   By Wired

After years of mostly ignoring the podcast world, Google now makes a dedicated Android app for listening. And it's pretty good!
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Google Podcasts offers the bare-minimum listening experience on your Android phone

Google Podcasts offers the bare-minimum listening experience on your Android phone

8 monthes ago   |   By PC World

Podcasts may have started on Apple devices, but millions of Android users listen to them on their phones every day. And now Google is finally getting in on the act with its own standalone podcast player, aptly called Google Podcasts. While podcasts have always been available for listening inside the Google Play Music app or via searching inside the Google app, Google Podcasts represents the first real default presence for podcasts on the platform. But if Google wants Podcasts to become as synonymous with podcasts as YouTube is to video, it has a long way to go. The impact on you at home...
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Android users can now limit how much data their friends use

Android users can now limit how much data their friends use

8 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Google has updated its data-saving app Datally with several new features, including the ability to limit how much data your friends and family can use when they borrow your phone. No more sneaky streaming sessions gobbling up your allowance without your permission. You can also set daily usage limits, helping you portion out your data throughout the month so you don't run out partway through, and Google will soon add warnings so you know when it's time to start cutting back on the video calls. Datally now shows nearby Wi-Fi networks too, helping you find an alternative way to get online...
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Google Highlights Five New Android Messages RCS Features

Google Highlights Five New Android Messages RCS Features

8 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google has taken to its official blog to highlight five new features added to its default Android SMS platform, Android Messages, in support of and utilizing rich communication services. Of course, that list of improvements includes the recently reported Android Messages for Web update which allows for text messaging through a connected phone via a browser window. However, there's a lot more than that the search giant's been working to add over the past several months and those features are well worth diving into. Among the most useful of those new features, at least for those who use...
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Google ARCore Now Supports OnePlus 5T, More Android Phones

Google ARCore Now Supports OnePlus 5T, More Android Phones

8 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google's augmented reality platform ARCore is expanding its support to the OnePlus 5T and a number of other Android smartphones as part of a new update which started rolling out on Monday. ARCore build 1.3 should hence already be available for download from the Google Play Store on a global level, whereas its improved compatibility encompasses Xiaomi's newly released Mi 8, Nokia 6, Nokia 7 Plus, and Honor 10. Google and its OEM now appear to be moving toward enabling mid-range devices to power contemporary AR experiences as well, as evidenced by the addition of the aforementioned...
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