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Google Pixel 3 illustrations may secretly be buried inside Android P beta

2 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

We have a better idea of what the Google Pixel 3 may look like today, thanks to new drawings of an all-screen smartphone buried inside the Android P beta. The illustrations in the gestures menu depict a nondescript phone design, and if you look at the leaked photos from Slashleaks closely enough, it has the edge-to-edge display that we anticipate from the rumored Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL. Both the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL were great phones with class-leading cameras, but true all-screen phones these were not. The Pixel 2 has thick bezels and the Pixel 2 XL squeezes...
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Why Android P gestures are a risk worth taking

Why Android P gestures are a risk worth taking

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Now that those of us brave enough to install the Android P beta have had a week or two to kick the tires, I wanted to revisit them again. Chaim Gartenberg has rightly pointed out that the combination of swipes and buttons means that the core navigation is a set of mixed metaphors. Others have called them “ bad ” and “ a hot mess .” A gentler way to characterize the new system would be “polarizing,” but for Android users a better way might be to call it “rejection.”
Having spent some more time with the Android P beta, I tend to agree - but for different reasons. I am not at all put out by...
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Fortnite v5.21 Update Impressions: The Good And The Bad

Fortnite v5.21 Update Impressions: The Good And The Bad

The newest Fortnite patch, v5.21 , launched this week on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile. For Battle Royale, it adds two limited-time modes, Soaring 50s and... Read more ...

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile has been downloaded over 100 million times on both iOS and Android devices since first launching about five months ago. ... Read more ...

New Pokemon GO sign-in platform will allow parents to control their kids'...

New Pokemon GO sign-in platform will allow parents to control their kids' privacy

Pokemon GO developer Niantic is adding a new log-in platform for children called Niantic Kids. This will allow parents to use the "adult portal" to keep track of their... Read more ...

Android Messages now has a Dark Mode, rolling out to everyone

Android Messages now has a Dark Mode, rolling out to everyone

We have earlier seen how Google is slowly implementing Material Design 2 to all of its application. We have earlier reported on Google Maps getting the latest iteration of the... Read more ...

Google staff demand transparency over censored search engine plans for China

Google staff demand transparency over censored search engine plans for China

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The Walking Dead's final season starts off with a bang despite rough pacing

The Walking Dead's final season starts off with a bang despite rough pacing

Clementine's final journey may be her most perilous yet. After following her journey since the beginning, Telltale is closing the chapter on Clementine's story with their final... Read more ...

That slick Cortana thermostat now comes with Alexa and Assistant

That slick Cortana thermostat now comes with Alexa and Assistant

Look out, Nest. Johnson Controls said its Cortana-powered thermostat will start shipping soon with support for Alexa and Google Assistant, too. In 2017, Johnson Controls... Read more ...

Legendary Pokémon Celebi is coming to Pokémon Go on August 20th

Legendary Pokémon Celebi is coming to Pokémon Go on August 20th

Niantic has finally made it official: Celebi, the second-generation psychic and grass-type legendary Pokémon, is coming to Pokémon Go on August 20th, 2018 as a Special Research... Read more ...

Smart Home Speaker Market Grew 187% In Q2 2018

Smart Home Speaker Market Grew 187% In Q2 2018

Canalys has just put out its report for smart speakers for the second quarter of the year. It shows that Google grew 449-percent, while Amazon actually shrunk 14-percent... Read more ...

Pokemon Go's new Niantic Kids login portal adds parental controls

Pokemon Go's new Niantic Kids login portal adds parental controls

Pokemon Go is adopting the digital well-being and parental controls trend - with a new login platform for kids. Niantic, the developer behind the popular AR mobile game , has... Read more ...