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How to Get Digital Wellbeing in Android 9.0 Pie on Your Pixel Right Now

8 days ago   |   By Wonder How To

With the release of Android 9.0 Pie, Google's focusing on digital health. Digital Wellbeing is a new set of features designed to help you curb your own smartphone addiction. Starting now, the beta version is available, and Google's looking for testers.
Although Android 9.0 Pie is officially available for Pixel smartphones, these new Digital Wellbeing features aren't included out of the box. App Timers, Dashboard, Do Not Disturb, and Wind Down (which collectively are called Digital Wellbeing) are currently available for testing, but require a few steps beforehand.
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Chrome OS 68 rolling out w/ Display Size setting, accessibility tweaks, and more ‘Material 2.0'

Chrome OS 68 rolling out w/ Display Size setting, accessibility tweaks, and more ‘Material 2.0'

8 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

After rolling out to Android , Mac, Windows, and Linux , version 68 of Chrome OS is now available. Notable features include more “Material 2.0” elements across the UI, a range of accessibility improvements, and a Display Size setting. Security changes in this update mark HTTP sites as “Not secure” and enforce the Certificate Transparency policy.
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Google's Dart 2.0 SDK Now Available To Developers

Google's Dart 2.0 SDK Now Available To Developers

8 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

After a somewhat exclusive stint infused in Fuschia OS and Google's Flutter tools , Dart 2.0 is now finally available for a wider array of developers on Windows, Mac, and Linux machines. The new SDK brings a huge number of changes since version 1.0 was revealed nearly half a decade ago. That includes no fewer than six categories of ‘breaking' alterations which will require some developers already using the programming language to make changes to projects in order for them to continue functioning properly. To begin with, ‘Strong Mode' is now the official type system for Dart rather than...
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AT&T sued by cryptocurrency investor who was ripped off in "SIM swap fraud"

AT&T sued by cryptocurrency investor who was ripped off in "SIM swap fraud"

A few days ago, we told you how a nine-member gang stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and cryptocurrencies by employing the ol' SIM swap routine. This is... Read more ...

Google Play Store now allows users to set app download preferences

Google Play Store now allows users to set app download preferences

Downloading apps from the Google Play Store can play havoc with your monthly data cap. So if you head over to the settings on the Google Play Store, you'll see a listing for... Read more ...

Review: iOttie's iON wireless chargers are versatile options that can charge...

Review: iOttie's iON wireless chargers are versatile options that can charge more than just your iPhone

Wireless chargers are a dime a dozen nowadays, with a slew of companies attempting to hop on the bandwagon now that Apple has rolled out Qi support to its latest iPhone models... Read more ...

Has your battery life been worse on Android 9 Pie?

Has your battery life been worse on Android 9 Pie?

Android Pie started rolling out to Pixel owners and the Essential Phone last week, and in the days since there's been a lot of feedback floating around from users, including... Read more ...

9 things you'll love about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

9 things you'll love about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was officially unveiled last week. The phone may look really similar to last year's Note 8, but Samsung has packed it with with a ton of new features... Read more ...

Niantic announces the next three Community Days for Pokemon GO

Niantic announces the next three Community Days for Pokemon GO

Once a month, game developer Niantic holds a Community Day for Pokemon GO players. On that day, a fairly uncommon Pokemon becomes more common for a few hours. Today, Niantic... Read more ...

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is 50% off on Google Play Store

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is 50% off on Google Play Store

One of the best RPGs of all time, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is now on sale in the Google Play Store. Usually available for $9.99, Bioware's game is now available... Read more ...

Apple quickly deploys new iOS 12 beta fixing grave stability issues

Apple quickly deploys new iOS 12 beta fixing grave stability issues

System stability has almost always been a key strength for iOS devices when compared to their more popular Android rivals, but after an eleventh major software release last... Read more ...

Google announces Android 9 Pie with improved security, coming this fall

Google announces Android 9 Pie with improved security, coming this fall

Google Pixel 2 Earlier this year, Google released Android 8.1 Oreo in the hope of combatting any performance issues in the entry-level segment. While visually identical to the... Read more ...

Sprint And LG To Launch First 5G Smartphone Next Year

Sprint And LG To Launch First 5G Smartphone Next Year

With commercial 5G networks set to go live in the United States next year, carriers and smartphone manufacturers are now gearing up to launch devices which will be able to... Read more ...