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Google redesigns the Favorites UI for Android, replacing squares with circles and more

10 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Just yesterday, we were about to make a phone call on our Google Pixel 2 XL when we noticed that Google had redesigned the UI of the Favorites tab on the Phone app. Previously, there were large colorful blocks with an image or the first letter of the name of each contact that was assigned to the Favorites section. This has been replaced with a series of circles with the same images and letters (view image at the top of this article, seen in dark mode). They are arranged in up to three rows with three favorites in each row. Underneath the favorites is a list of frequently called...
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Google Phone 27 preps tweaked feedback as Favorites redesign, Call Screen on 2016 Pixel rolls out

Google Phone 27 preps tweaked feedback as Favorites redesign, Call Screen on 2016 Pixel rolls out

10 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

Following an update to Messages yesterday amid the past week's discussion about the company's communications future , Google Phone 27 is rolling out. The latest beta of the dialer coincides with the “Favorites” tab redesign rolling out, along with Call Screen for the original Pixel.
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Google app 8.70 preps personalized audio news, Material Theme tweaks, adds Pixel Stand Ambient Display setting

Google app 8.70 preps personalized audio news, Material Theme tweaks, adds Pixel Stand Ambient Display setting

10 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

The latest Google app beta is rolling out with more details about Assistant's personalized audio news feed that was announced this week. Google app 8.70 also includes a new Pixel Stand option to disable personalized results on the Ambient Display, as well as other design tweaks.
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Google's deleted millions of fake reviews from the Play Store in the past week

Google's deleted millions of fake reviews from the Play Store in the past week

There's no doubt that online reviews hold some serious weight when it comes to the likes of promoting apps and other software, and with this power comes the obligatory... Read more ...

AutoSleep 6 introduces Siri Shortcuts support, new design and reports, more

AutoSleep 6 introduces Siri Shortcuts support, new design and reports, more

AutoSleep is my go-to app for tracking sleep quality with the Apple Watch , and today the sleep tracking app is receiving a major update. AutoSleep 6.0 introduces a new look... Read more ...

Calcbot iOS update restores Apple Watch app and adds new themes

Calcbot iOS update restores Apple Watch app and adds new themes

Popular third-party iOS calculator, Calcbot, has received a nice update today including a new theme, the ability to change the app color, and brings back the Apple Watch... Read more ...

Twitter Adds Option for Viewing Your Timeline Chronologically

Twitter Adds Option for Viewing Your Timeline Chronologically

As of today, Twitter is introducing a new option that will allow iOS users to easily view their tweets in a chronological order, a feature Twitter users have wanted for quite... Read more ...

Deals: Shop the Latest iTunes Gift Card Deals and Apple's Big Holiday iTunes...

Deals: Shop the Latest iTunes Gift Card Deals and Apple's Big Holiday iTunes Movies Sale

Christmas is now one week away, and shipping estimates will only become more of an issue for shoppers the closer the holiday gets. That's when e-mail delivery App Store and... Read more ...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Fossil Sport Smartwatch $199, Samsung Chromebook +...

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9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don't forget to check us out on Apple News and sign up for the 9to5Toys... Read more ...

Launch Center Pro adds NFC Triggers, Siri Shortcuts integration, ‘True...

Launch Center Pro adds NFC Triggers, Siri Shortcuts integration, ‘True Black' theme, more

Contrast, the company which just released the excellent new app Weather Up , has today pushed a major update to its popular Launch Center Pro utility. The update brings the app... Read more ...

Darkroom 4 image editor for iPad now available with split screen support...

Darkroom 4 image editor for iPad now available with split screen support, keyboard shortcuts, color histogram, much more

We got a sneak peek at Darkroom 4 coming to iPad last month and some of the handy features that would be shipping with the release. Today, the app is now available for iPad and... Read more ...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Fist of Awesome, Super ToDo's and Reminders Widget

Today's Apps Gone Free: Fist of Awesome, Super ToDo's and Reminders Widget

Save humanity from a bear takeover, create and organize tasks, and view reminders from a widget with todays collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change... Read more ...

Arm Announces Cortex-A65AE for Automotive: First SMT CPU Core

Arm Announces Cortex-A65AE for Automotive: First SMT CPU Core

Back in September, Arm had announced the new Cortex A76AE CPU with focus on automotive applications. Today, Arm adds to its portfolio by formally announcing a next gen... Read more ...