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This week's top stories: Pixel 4a 5G + Pixel 5 confirmed, Android 11 Beta 2, more

This week's top stories: Pixel 4a 5G + Pixel 5 confirmed, Android 11 Beta 2, more

1 day ago   |   9to5Google   |   2 articles

In this week's top stories: the Google app confirms the “Pixel 4a ” and “Pixel 5,” Android 11 Beta 2 arrives for Pixel phones, more Nest controls previewed for the Google Home...
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Google Home Gets Granular Smart Plug Control, Though You Can't Use It Yet

Google Home Gets Granular Smart Plug Control, Though You Can't Use It Yet

2 days ago   |   Android Headlines

Google has updated its Home app to allow users to reassign a smart plug with a more specific type and control, based on what's connected to it. The change, reported by...
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Now You Can Stream YouTube Kids Via Amazon Fire TV

Now You Can Stream YouTube Kids Via Amazon Fire TV

3 days ago   |   Android Headlines

According to a newly- reported Amazon announcement, YouTube Kids has finally started rolling out to the company's Fire TV platform. The child-centric app is effectively...
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Huawei Smart Glasses Could Come With A Rotating Pop-Up Camera

Huawei Smart Glasses Could Come With A Rotating Pop-Up Camera

3 days ago   |   Android Headlines

Huawei may be preparing smart glasses with a rotating pop-up camera, based on a recently-approved patent. The design, reported this week, shows a fairly standard pair of smart...
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Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 14 to Public Beta Testers

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 14 to Public Beta Testers

3 days ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   6 articles

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming tvOS 14 software update to its public beta testing group, allowing non-developers to try the software ahead of its fall public...
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New solution helps enterprises understand application relationships and risk

3 days ago   |   Beta News   |   3 articles

Modern businesses rely on a variety of applications, but failing to understand the relationships between them can lead to increased risks. To address this vArmour is launching...
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Android 11 Beta 2 introduces a wildly different, non-Material ripple effect

Android 11 Beta 2 introduces a wildly different, non-Material ripple effect

4 days ago   |   9to5Google   |   7 articles

Android 11 Beta 2 is here today with “ Platform Stability ” for app developers and a slew of refinements ahead of the consumer launch later in Q3. Media controls in Android 11...
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REC iPhone app from Camera+ is a pro video recorder with full manual controls

REC iPhone app from Camera+ is a pro video recorder with full manual controls

4 days ago   |   9to5Mac

The developers behind Camera+ have unveiled their latest app called REC. As the name suggests, it's designed to shoot video and brings pro-quality full manual control for...
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Google shows fleshed-out Nest Thermostat controls, settings directly in Google Home app

Google shows fleshed-out Nest Thermostat controls, settings directly in Google Home app

4 days ago   |   9to5Google

While the Nest to Google Account migration started last year, some device functionality still requires the Nest app. Google's Smart Home Virtual Summit detailed how the key...
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Amazon's Alexa App Gains 'Hands-Free' Voice Activation Feature

Amazon's Alexa App Gains 'Hands-Free' Voice Activation Feature

4 days ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   4 articles

Amazon is making it possible to use Alexa "hands free" from within its Alexa mobile app for iOS, reports TechCrunch . Up until now, you had to tap the blue Alexa button at the...
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Here's why we love iOS 14's new App Library and Widgets

Here's why we love iOS 14's new App Library and Widgets

With App Library and Home screen Widgets, your entire Home screen is getting a facelift this fall. The Home screen on iPhone has mostly remained unchanged since the debut of... Read more ...

Google tipped to launch a Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, and Pixel 5 this year

Google tipped to launch a Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, and Pixel 5 this year

Some Google app code analysis reveals three distinct Pixel handsets for 2020 - here's what that means. Read more ...

LinkedIn sued over alleged theft of iOS clipboard data

LinkedIn sued over alleged theft of iOS clipboard data

Last week, we told you that thanks to a new feature in iOS 14,. The clipboard is where information copied from an app is kept until it is pasted to another app. As a result... Read more ...

LinkedIn Hit With Lawsuit For Reading Apple Users' Clipboard Data

LinkedIn Hit With Lawsuit For Reading Apple Users' Clipboard Data

One of the features that Apple introduced in iOS 14 that improves on user privacy, is that the OS will notify users whenever their clipboard has been accessed by an app. This... Read more ...

Stay fit and healthy at home with this top-rated app

Stay fit and healthy at home with this top-rated app

Out of all the various ways in which the coronavirus and subsequent social distancing guidelines have upended our lives, one of the most pronounced is that it has forced us to... Read more ...

Review: Does Wondery Plus bring enough value to warrant the podcast service...

Review: Does Wondery Plus bring enough value to warrant the podcast service subscription?

I am very particular about podcasts, podcast apps, how to subscribe, and generally anything related to the podcast industry. I change my podcast app of choice on almost a... Read more ...

TikTok looks to get the "Red" out

TikTok looks to get the "Red" out

Last week U.S. The short-form video app is one of the most popular apps in the U.S. and has been taken to even greater heights by the pandemic. However, it is owned by Byte... Read more ...

Poll: Are you trying the iOS 14 beta or waiting until the fall?

Poll: Are you trying the iOS 14 beta or waiting until the fall?

Apple announced iOS 14 at WWDC 2020 last month with a redesigned home screen and features like widgets, App Library, Car keys, and more. While the developer beta preview has... Read more ...

Keep your mind and body in shape with this $30 app

Keep your mind and body in shape with this $30 app

It's a well-known and universal truth that the mind and body are connected, and taking care of your mental health is just as important as taking care of your physical health... Read more ...

Get 50% off in the Snapfish app using Apple Pay

Get 50% off in the Snapfish app using Apple Pay

Use code APPLEPAY through July 15. What you need to know There's a new Apple Pay promotion. Users can get 50% off through the Snapfish app. Just use code APPLEPAY through July... Read more ...