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Google Voice adds signed-in devices list, preps incoming call locations, emergency service address

27 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

Following old Hangouts SMS messages now syncing over and the ability to record voicemail greetings when mobile, Google Voice is gaining a list of connected devices on Android. Meanwhile, a teardown reveals that the app is prepping support for entering an address for emergency services and the location of incoming calls.
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Yahoo Mail debuts Android Go app as mobile web app gets a refreshed design

Yahoo Mail debuts Android Go app as mobile web app gets a refreshed design

27 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

While we're definitely big fans of Gmail around here, Yahoo Mail is the go-to email choice for millions of users. Today, the service is launching a brand new mobile web experience, as well as a new app optimized for Android Go.
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Google Podcast app arrives with personalized recommendations

Google Podcast app arrives with personalized recommendations

27 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

We knew it was coming and the Google Podcasts app is now live for Android users who want to jump on the service. Google Podcasts may not be as fully featured as some of the competition, and there's no plans for an iOS app, but it's a solid choice for the basics and the addition of Google smarts could be the killer feature here.
The standalone Google Podcasts app for Android isn't terribly different from the podcasts player that had been built into the Google app for a while now. It's easy enough to find and subscribe to podcasts, download episodes for offline listening, ...
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NordVPN Is Now Available On Android TV

NordVPN Is Now Available On Android TV

27 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

NordVPN has just launched its own Android TV application, allowing users to stream content that would otherwise be blocked, through its VPN. This isn't the first VPN app to debut on the Android TV platform - in fact, if you check out the Google Play Store on Android TV, you'll find a ton of them already there - but if you already have a subscription to NordVPN , it will work on Android TV now, as well as just about every other platform.
With NordVPN on Android TV , users will be able to stream content that might be blocked in their area. Whether that is due to a black out, or because they...
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Google Podcasts Now Available On Android With Google Assistant Support

Google Podcasts Now Available On Android With Google Assistant Support

27 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google's much rumored Podcasts app has finally launched on Android today. The app has all of your favorite podcasts available, and also has Google Assistant support, so you can play these podcasts anywhere you want - even on your Google Home smart speaker. Google is also promising smarter recommendations with Google Podcasts. But this isn't Google's first attempt at a podcast app. It had Google Listen quite a few years ago that it eventually killed off and then a few years later it implemented podcasts into Google Play Music. And now Google Podcasts is here to break podcasts out of the...
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Android apps installed peer-to-peer will appear in Play Library, gain offline protections

Android apps installed peer-to-peer will appear in Play Library, gain offline protections

27 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

Last year, Google announced that Android apps would incorporate security metadata to verify that it was officially distributed by the Play Store. Today, Google is expanding that data to include additional verification for installs through peer-to-peer sharing.
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Google Highlights Five New Android Messages RCS Features

Google Highlights Five New Android Messages RCS Features

27 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google has taken to its official blog to highlight five new features added to its default Android SMS platform, Android Messages, in support of and utilizing rich communication services. Of course, that list of improvements includes the recently reported Android Messages for Web update which allows for text messaging through a connected phone via a browser window. However, there's a lot more than that the search giant's been working to add over the past several months and those features are well worth diving into. Among the most useful of those new features, at least for those who use...
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Google launches Podcasts app for Android

Google launches Podcasts app for Android

27 days ago   |   By Beta News

Google has never really shown much interest in podcasts - despite their age and popularity - but today this changes. The company has launched a new Android app called simply Google Podcasts complete with ubiquitous AI for personalized suggestions. Available in 47 languages, the app currently provides access to a collection of around two million podcasts, but this number is likely to grow very quickly. Google boasts of integration with Google Assistant and Google Home, the main benefit of which is being able to start a podcast on one device and continue on another. See also: Google updates...
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Dedicated Google Podcasts App Launched For Android

Dedicated Google Podcasts App Launched For Android

27 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Google has never offered a dedicated podcasts app for Android before but it's finally making amends. Its rival Apple already has a separate Podcasts app for its mobile devices and Google is now following suit with a dedicated Podcasts app for Android. Prior to this app, users could either listen to podcasts in Google Play Music or use an obscure player integrated into Android's search feature.
Google is now making it much easier to listen to Podcasts on Android devices with a dedicated Google Podcasts app that's available for download starting today for free. The app offers users access to...
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Google launches a Web client for Android's SMS app

Google launches a Web client for Android's SMS app

27 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Messages.android.com works now, but you'll need the phone app to get the feature, too.
Android's default messaging client for 2018-"Messages"-is getting a Web client today. Google announced the feature launch on the official Google blog , which says "Messages for Web" will roll out to everyone over the next week. Android Messages started as a simple SMS app, but, with the Web client, it is turning into Google's ninth messaging service after Google Talk, Google Voice, Buzz, Google+ Messenger, Hangouts, Spaces, Allo, and the Slack-like Hangouts Chat .
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Apple removes Qanon fringe conspiracy theory application from the App Store

Apple removes Qanon fringe conspiracy theory application from the App Store

An app meant to keep readers informed about the Qanon conspiracy theory has been removed from the App Store. As first reported by NBC News , the “QDrops” application would send... Read more ...

Glitches affected Amazon's app and website as the 36 hour Prime Day...

Glitches affected Amazon's app and website as the 36 hour Prime Day promotion kicked off today

Yes, today Amazon Prime Day kicked off, giving shoppers 36 hours of unbelievable deals on too many products to count. No, Amazon won't pay you to take whatever inventory of the... Read more ...

9to5Mac Daily: July 16, 2018

9to5Mac Daily: July 16, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple's Podcasts app , Stitcher , TuneIn , Google Play , or through our... Read more ...

Global app revenue surpasses $34 billion during H1 2018, App Store continues...

Global app revenue surpasses $34 billion during H1 2018, App Store continues to lead

During the first six months of 2018, global app revenues saw a year-on-year increase of 27.8%, reaching a total of $34.4 billion. And, unsurprisingly, Apple's App Store... Read more ...

Microsoft killing off the old Skype client, adding built-in call recording

Microsoft killing off the old Skype client, adding built-in call recording

Enlarge / Skype 8.0. Skype's development history is a little checkered; a wide range of clients has been developed with disparate features and a lack of clarity over... Read more ...

Skype adding cross-platform video call recording this month, Android included

Skype adding cross-platform video call recording this month, Android included

Starting this month, Skype users will be able record video calls natively within the Android app. The new cloud-based feature will work with group calls as well as capturing... Read more ...

Instagram unleashes a wave of honesty with its new Questions feature

Instagram unleashes a wave of honesty with its new Questions feature

The social media app Instagram launched a new function that lets users ask questions on their Instagram Stories. Confusion among users about how the feature works led to some... Read more ...

Future WhatsApp sticker feature gets previewed in latest beta release

Future WhatsApp sticker feature gets previewed in latest beta release

Over two months since it was officially confirmed that WhatsApp would be integrating stickers into its service, the latest beta version of the Android app finally brings a... Read more ...

Truecaller adds call recording feature to Android app, but only for Premium...

Truecaller adds call recording feature to Android app, but only for Premium users

In an effort to put an end to harassment and fraudulent calls, Truecaller developers announced that it's adding a new Premium feature to its Android app: call recording. Also... Read more ...

‘Super Starfish' is the Cute New Avoidance Game from the Makers of ‘Sling...

‘Super Starfish' is the Cute New Avoidance Game from the Makers of ‘Sling Kong' and ‘Checkpoint Champion', Coming July 26th

Australian developer Protostar Games burst onto the mobile games scene with their inaugural release Checkpoint Champion back in November of 2014, a slick top-down racing game... Read more ...