Google Maps is a great way to get to your destination, but getting there is only half the battle. You can get where you’re going on time and not be able to find parking for half an hour.
The latest update to Google Maps will now gauge parking difficulty and ... Read More »
Android Instant Apps was announced at Google I/O last year, and it got quite a bit of attention and quite a few fans. It promised the ability to run compatible apps without downloading them.
Want to read a BuzzFeed article? You can click it in search results and open the app ... Read More »
Google is rolling out a very interesting new feature with Google Play Services 10.2. It’s called “Instant Tethering” and lets you automatically tether compatible Android devices when one loses a connection.
If one device loses connection, it’ll ask if you want to tether to another device that has a connection and is on the same ... Read More »
“OK Google” hotword detection is a staple of many people’s driving routine. Not having to touch your phone to perform actions is a great way to use your phone (in a strictly responsible fashion, preferably) in a safer way.
Strangely, Android Auto didn’t have support and you’d have to press ... Read More »
The latest update to the Google Play Music app for Android didn’t introduce any major features, but new code inside the app hints at a future one. There’s a string of code referencing an autoplay feature that will “Automatically start music when you open the app.”
There are also references to more quality control, like audio ... Read More »
Some people are getting a new prompt when trying to download an app in the Play Store over mobile data. The prompt offers to delay the app download until you’re on WiFi. Before, you’d be prompted to connect to WiFi or cancel the download. When you connect to Wi-Fi, the download will automatically begin.
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Google Search is great for searching the internet, but searching one’s own device is a bit tougher. With so many apps containing so much separate data, finding what you need is a challenge. Thankfully, Google is aiming to fix that.
The company is adding an In Apps tab to Google Search which will search through ... Read More »
For those who picked up a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recently, you might have realized that one of the most useful S Pen features is gone. Action Memo let you do things like write phone numbers and immediately use them, take snippets of the screen as notes, and more.
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AT&T has released a new software update for the LG V10, but don’t get too excited. You’re not getting a new version of Android. In fact, the update only contains WiFi Calling. It’s one of the few Android devices to feature WiFi Calling on AT&T, so that’s a bonus for ... Read More »
Twitter is rolling out a new feature to everyone called the Quality Filter. This feature was previously tested out last year, but now it’s coming to everyone who wants to use it.
Its purpose is to filter out low-quality tweets like duplicates and automated content. It won’t affect the tweets of those you follow or have ... Read More »