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Android's new navigation has iPhone X-style home indicator, and runs on swipes

4 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

With the P20 family of Huawei, we have the first major Android handsets that have reworked the interface to fit a notch in, and even add an iPhone X-esque home indicator in the nav bar settings. Was that a harbinger of things to come?
Turns out yes, as Google just got on stage to announce a new gesture-based navigation system for the next version of Android. In a follow-the-trend mentality, upcoming Android phones, and not only of the Google Pixel variety, will have a new home bar indicator at the bottom - you know, like on the iPhone X, but a bit shorter.
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JBL Link Bar is the first soundbar with Android TV and Assistant built in

JBL Link Bar is the first soundbar with Android TV and Assistant built in

4 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Have you ever wanted a soundbar that could also dim your lights? Well, here's one: the new JBL Link Bar - a first-of-its-kind soundbar with built-in Android TV and Google Assistant functionalities.
So yes, this is a soundbar you can speak to. You can ask it to turn on the TV and switch to a particular channel or program. You can use it to control smart appliances via voice commands. You can access all sorts of apps and content through its Android TV integration. You can instruct it to play music from your streaming service of choice. ...
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IPhone XS camera bump is slightly taller, iPhone X cases may not fit perfectly

IPhone XS camera bump is slightly taller, iPhone X cases may not fit perfectly

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How to view web pages on Apple Watch in watchOS 5

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Google, carriers begin enabling ELS on Android for more accurate location...

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OnePlus 6T already tagged in promo banner as Amazon Exclusive

OnePlus 6T already tagged in promo banner as Amazon Exclusive

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The world's best-selling smart speaker is the Google Home Mini, but Apple...

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Could Come In Four Different Models

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OnePlus 6T TV commercial provides glimpse at design, teases launch

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IPhone XS pre-order deals see 'increase in sales in comparison to the iPhone X'

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Google Maps now works with Apple CarPlay

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Up until now the default and only navigation app available on Apple CarPlay was Apple Maps. The latest version of iOS changes this bt introducing a long-awaited feature... Read more ...