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

5 monthes 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

5 monthes 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

5 monthes 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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5 new Android games to check out this week

5 new Android games to check out this week

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IMore show 657: Yoga Pants For Your Wrist

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The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Watch, TV, Mac, and Apple! Rene Ritchie, Mikah Sargent, and Lory Gil dish out the iPhone... Read more ...

Italy investigating Google over lack of 3rd-party Android Auto mapping apps

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Download UltData iPhone or Mac data recovery tools

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August denies doorbell camera HomeKit support despite user claim

August denies doorbell camera HomeKit support despite user claim

This week, an image appeared on the HomeKit subreddit claiming to show a first-generation August Doorbell Cam within Apple's Home app on iOS. In a statement to 9to5Mac... Read more ...

Smartphone App Can Help Diagnose Ear Infections Using A Paper Cone

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Image credit - Dennis Wise/University of Washington Thanks to technology, our smartphones have come a very long way from being just a device that can make phone calls, send... Read more ...

Patent Reveals Apple's Radical Plan For In-Display Fingerprint Scanners

Patent Reveals Apple's Radical Plan For In-Display Fingerprint Scanners

When Apple launched the iPhone X and its successors, it felt like Touch ID for the iPhone was pretty much dead, and that facial recognition is the future that Apple will be... Read more ...

If your Apple TV is acting up, try these tips and tricks for resetting it

If your Apple TV is acting up, try these tips and tricks for resetting it

Is your Apple TV HD or Apple TV 4K acting funky? Here's how to force quit, restart, and reset. While Apple's set-top boxes are fairly solid products, from software to hardware... Read more ...

Oculus Quest launch games pricing: Only 1 is over $30

Oculus Quest launch games pricing: Only 1 is over $30

Oculus VR and Facebook revealed on Friday the prices for games and apps for the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset. All but one are $30 or less. Read more ...

Minecraft hits the streets in a new AR game called Minecraft Earth

Minecraft hits the streets in a new AR game called Minecraft Earth

You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] Augmented reality on mobile devices may carry tremendous potential , but it's... Read more ...