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How to remap Active Edge on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 to another assistant with Android Q beta

2 monthes ago   |   By Phandroid

Samsung opened up the ability to remap the dedicated Bixby button on the Galaxy S8, S9, and S10 with its One UI update and now it seems Google is adopting a similar approach. The first beta of Android Q was released this week and it allows the Active Edge feature on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 to be remapped to another virtual assistant.
Active Edge allows you to squeeze the edges of your Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL , Pixel 3, or Pixel 3 XL to launch Google Assistant. Now, with the help of Android Q and a third-party app, this can be remapped to launch a different assistant, although we're not sure...
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Android Q might let users customize the lock screen & AOD clock

Android Q might let users customize the lock screen & AOD clock

2 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Android Q will see five more betas in the coming months before its public release. In that ensuing development period, Google will polish Android, add new features, and remove others. An upcoming one could be the ability to customize the clock that appears on your lock screen and AOD.
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Android Q removes background clipboard access

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Community

Android Q Beta is now available for old and new Pixel owners. The Android development team has been working on the new Android dessert the past months so expect changes and updates will be released as more people test the new OS on their devices. More models are ready for the Android Q beta program...
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Google Increased The Pixel 3's Clock Speed In Android Q, Making It Feel Much Faster

Google Increased The Pixel 3's Clock Speed In Android Q, Making It Feel Much Faster

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

While Android Q did come out a couple of days ago, many are still finding some new features and changes to Android Q, through the beta that was released. One of those new changes appears to be the faster clock speed.
When the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were released last fall, they launched with a clock speed of 2.45GHz on the Snapdragon 845. Even though that processor is normally clocked at 2.8GHz, on other phones like the Galaxy S9 and Note9. Now it appears that Google has decided to up the clock speed on the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.
This is a pretty minor change, that most people...
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Android Q First Impressions: A Pretty Smooth First Beta

Android Q First Impressions: A Pretty Smooth First Beta

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

This past week, Google released the first beta of Android Q. The first of six betas, before the stable release comes in Q3. This gives our first taste of what to expect from Google with the next version of Android. While Google did not go in-depth into what is new with Android Q just yet, there are still quite a few changes in the new version of Android. More of the bigger features will be unveiled at Google I/O in early May though.
Over the past few days, we've been playing around with Android Q, beta 1 on a Pixel 3 XL, and it is actually surprisingly pretty smooth. Things are still...
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Amazon is developing a new wearable that does something no device has ever...

Amazon is developing a new wearable that does something no device has ever done before

According to internal documents scanned by Bloomberg, Amazon is working on a voice-activated wrist-worn wearable with a special feature; it will be able to read human emotions... Read more ...

OLED iPads and MacBooks: Sketchy rumors stir real hopes

OLED iPads and MacBooks: Sketchy rumors stir real hopes

What you need to know Samsung OLED could be coming to the Mac with the 16-inch design refresh. The iPad Pro line could also be updated to include Samsung OLED displays. But... Read more ...

Google Assistant and other apps now make it easier to have dinner delivered

Google Assistant and other apps now make it easier to have dinner delivered

Don't know what to have for dinner? Too tired to cook? Google announced today that it has updated apps like Google Search, Google Maps and the Google Assistant to make it... Read more ...

Samsung Planning An Alternate Galaxy Fold Design

Samsung Planning An Alternate Galaxy Fold Design

South Korean Electronics company Samsung was granted a patent for a new foldable smartphone design. The patent reveals the phone folding outwards instead of inwards like the... Read more ...

Barnes & Noble goes after Amazon's priciest Kindle with a larger and cheaper...

Barnes & Noble goes after Amazon's priciest Kindle with a larger and cheaper new Nook

While e-book readers are not the most glamorous or sophisticated class of consumer tech devices, one has to assume they're still pretty popular given two large US companies... Read more ...

Massive iPhone 11 & iOS 13 leak reveals even more important details

Massive iPhone 11 & iOS 13 leak reveals even more important details

Apple iPhone 11 & 11 Max CAD-based renders With around four months to go until Apple releases iOS 13 and the iPhone 11, YouTube channel EverythingApplePro has teamed up with... Read more ...

Instagram website was leaking user details for months

Instagram website was leaking user details for months

A security researcher has revealed that Instagram's website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months... Read more ...

Apple Watch sale: Walmart has the Apple Watch 3 back down to $199

Apple Watch sale: Walmart has the Apple Watch 3 back down to $199

Memorial Day sales are officially here, and Walmart has discounted a variety of best-selling tech items. A standout deal from the sale event is the Apple Watch 3 that's... Read more ...

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video

A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing something that he or she never... Read more ...

Spansive's Source wirelessly charges four smartphones at a time, even...

Spansive's Source wirelessly charges four smartphones at a time, even through thick cases and PopSockets

Spansive, a newcomer to the wireless charging market is out today with a unique product aimed at families and households with multiple smartphones. The new Source Qi wireless... Read more ...