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YouTube For iOS Appears To Be Testing A Dark Theme As Well

YouTube For iOS Appears To Be Testing A Dark Theme As Well

11 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo

The other day in an APK teardown of the YouTube app for Android, it was discovered that Google was toying with the idea of introducing a dark theme to the app. With the desktop...
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‘AR as a feature' is the best use of AR tech right now, and Amazon gets it

‘AR as a feature' is the best use of AR tech right now, and Amazon gets it

6 days ago   |   VentureBeat

GUEST: ARKit's release in 2017 unleashed a new category of mobile apps and created a greenfield for mobile app developers. The more than 1,000 AR apps already in the App Store...
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Verizon adds some unwanted features to the LG V20 in the latest update

Verizon adds some unwanted features to the LG V20 in the latest update

7 days ago   |   Phone Arena

Verizon is pushing another update for the LG V20, but the most important new feature added can be considered bloatware. The unwanted piece of software the Verizon is including...
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Seagate Launches Portable Storage Solutions at CES 2018

Seagate Launches Portable Storage Solutions at CES 2018

7 days ago   |   Anand Tech   |   2 articles

LAS VEGAS, NV - Seagate introduced a number of portable storage solutions at CES 2018. We were provided details of the LaCie DJI Copilot, the China-only JoyDrive, LaCie Rugged...
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Data: $58.6 Billion Spent On Mobile Apps & Games In 2017

Data: $58.6 Billion Spent On Mobile Apps & Games In 2017

10 days ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

Global app revenue saw a 35-percent increase in 2017 compared to 2016 , according to the latest data from Sensor Tower. Specifically, in 2017, the data suggests that as much as...
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Chrome OS 64 beta allows Android apps to run in the background

Chrome OS 64 beta allows Android apps to run in the background

17 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Pixelbook folded into "entertainment" mode. Smoothly running Android apps on Chrome OS has been a work in progress for years now. Google has done a lot to improve...
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Apple Wins 2017 Smartphone Holiday Season

Apple Wins 2017 Smartphone Holiday Season

19 days ago   |   Flurry Insights

By: Chris Klotzbach, Director at Flurry and Lali Kesiraju, Marketing and Analytics Manager at Flurry 2017 was another marquee year for smartphone sales and innovation with the...
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HQ Trivia coming to Android soon, pre-registration now available on Google Play

HQ Trivia coming to Android soon, pre-registration now available on Google Play

21 days ago   |   9to5Google   |   2 articles

It's always a bit annoying when mobile apps and games land on only one platform at launch, and many Android users have been disappointed that HQ Trivia hasn't expanded past iOS...
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YouTube for iOS rolling out dynamic player that adapts to vertical, square video

YouTube for iOS rolling out dynamic player that adapts to vertical, square video

25 days ago   |   9to5Mac   |   3 articles

Recent years have seen the rise of smartphone videos shot in vertical orientation due to live streaming and other mediums. Back in June, YouTube announced that its mobile apps...
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Appodeal predicts a bright future for video ads and interstitials in 2018

Appodeal predicts a bright future for video ads and interstitials in 2018

25 days ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

EXCLUSIVE: Appodeal found in a report that rich interstitial ads (which display an ad for a few seconds before disappearing) and rewarded video ads are the most popular formats...
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Chinese Consumer Group Asks Apple About Slowing Down Older iPhones

Chinese Consumer Group Asks Apple About Slowing Down Older iPhones

Apple has come under a lot of criticism about slowing down older iPhones and now a Chinese consumer group is asking Apple for more information about slowing down the devices... Read more ...

Galaxy S9 and S9+ launch date, according to rumor

Galaxy S9 and S9+ launch date, according to rumor

As we all know, the Samsung Galaxy S9 duo is nearing announcement - even Samsung's own president of mobile, DJ Koh, confirmed that the new phones will be unveiled at MWC 2018... Read more ...

Twitter Rejects Claims It Snoops on Private User Data Including Direct Messages

Twitter Rejects Claims It Snoops on Private User Data Including Direct Messages

Twitter has rebuffed claims by a conservative media outlet that its staff monitor users' private data, including direct messages sent over the social network . Earlier this... Read more ...

Google Store Now Sells Nest Secure & Google Home Mini Mount

Google Store Now Sells Nest Secure & Google Home Mini Mount

The Made By Google online store officially began selling wall mounts for the Google Home Mini , as well as individual or bundled items for Nest Secure. Spotted on its website... Read more ...

TCL P1 Benchmarked With Android 8.0 Oreo & 3.3-Inch Display

TCL P1 Benchmarked With Android 8.0 Oreo & 3.3-Inch Display

A TCL-made device identified as the TCL P1 was spotted in the database of Android benchmarking tool GFXBench earlier today, having been listed with specifications that put it... Read more ...

YouTube on iOS scores native dark mode for some users, but what about Android?

YouTube on iOS scores native dark mode for some users, but what about Android?

A while ago, we told you that code suggesting that YouTube on Android is about to score a native dark theme has been unearthed in the app. However, as it often happens with... Read more ...

Xbox One X 4K Patch Released For Forza Horizon 3

Xbox One X 4K Patch Released For Forza Horizon 3

Today Turn 10 Studios, developers of the popular Xbox One Forza Horizon 3 racing game have rolled out a new update for the new Xbox One X console which brings with it 4K Ultra... Read more ...

Meizu M6s Specs Leaked Ahead Of Launch

Meizu M6s Specs Leaked Ahead Of Launch

The Meizu M6s will launch on the 17th of January and now come specifications and also the design of the handset have been leaked ahead of launch. The handset will come with a... Read more ...

Meltdown and Spectre fake patch warning: be careful what you download

Meltdown and Spectre fake patch warning: be careful what you download

As the scramble to patch the gaping Meltdown and Spectre security flaws continues, there are already real-world dangers pertaining to the vulnerabilities, with news of a fake... Read more ...

Amazon Echo Spot Goes Up For Pre-order In the UK

Amazon Echo Spot Goes Up For Pre-order In the UK

Amazon has announced that the new Amazon Echo Spot is now available to pre-order in the UK as of today. The device will launch in the UK on the 24th of January 2018, although... Read more ...