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

8 days 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

8 days 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

8 days 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

8 days 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

8 days 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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Deals: iPM 3-in-1 Fast Wireless Charging Pad

Deals: iPM 3-in-1 Fast Wireless Charging Pad

Are you sick of waiting on an Apple solution to wireless charging? If so, you definitely aren't alone. Now that we finally have a way to wirelessly charge our AirPods, the... Read more ...

How to SIM unlock the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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This Hamilton Beach Coffee Maker on sale for $50 can keep your home stocked

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Connect with Amazon Dash to let this coffee maker re-order for you. Amazon has the Hamilton Beach FlexBrew Connected Single-Serve Coffee Maker on sale today only for just... Read more ...

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With the included charging case, these headphones can last for up to 30 hours of listening time. The Dudios Zeus Ace True Wireless Earbuds fall to just $23.79 at Amazon when... Read more ...

The next iPhone is rumored to be able to charge up your other gadgets

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Reversible wireless charging - the ability to charge other gadgets as well as be charged wirelessly - is heading to the iPhone 11 , according to supply chain sources. Japanese... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Release Date Revealed In New ‘Korea Herald' Report

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Release Date Revealed In New ‘Korea Herald' Report

Together with the rest of the Galaxy S10 line and the much-hyped Galaxy Fold, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G was announced at the company's Unpacked event in San Francisco on... Read more ...

IPhone 11 may be able to wirelessly charge Apple Watch and AirPods, include...

IPhone 11 may be able to wirelessly charge Apple Watch and AirPods, include faster USB-C charger

Mockups of rumored iPhone 11 features Macotakara, the Japanese Apple news blog that frequently reports reliable information about hardware in development, has shared new... Read more ...

Fraudulent video ad scheme on Android apps could explain why your battery...

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Have you noticed a significant decline in the battery life that you've been getting on your Android phone? Are you no longer able to go the whole day without looking for an... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G: Launch Date & Approximate Price Revealed

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When Samsung introduced its new family of flagship Galaxy S10 smartphones in February, the company disclosed prices and launch timeframes for all models except one, the Galaxy... Read more ...

The Samsung Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor is visible in direct sunlight

The Samsung Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor is visible in direct sunlight

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ users are reporting that they're able to see the phone's in-display fingerprint sensor while using the device in direct sunlight and viewing content... Read more ...