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What do you think of Android P's new gesture controls?

6 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Google has just demonstrated Android P and a new beta has hit Pixel phones worldwide, showing us some of the newest features we are going to get to enjoy with the new Android build later this year. One of said new features is a new home button and recent apps gesture. Well, it's actually a home bar now, not a button, and you access the app carousel by swiping up or sideways on it.
Yeah, that does sound a bit iPhone-ish. The good news is that there is a toggle in settings, which allows you to choose between the classic navbar that features a recents button and this new gesture nub. ...
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OnePlus 6 EU Trade-In Program Offers Up To €280 In Savings

OnePlus 6 EU Trade-In Program Offers Up To €280 In Savings

6 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus launched a new trade-in program in Europe ahead of next week's announcement of its latest Android flagship - the OnePlus 6. The company presently isn't offering trade-in deals in any other part of the world but European consumers interested in upgrading to the OnePlus 6 this spring will be able to save up to €280 by providing the firm with their old device. According to recent rumors, those savings may hence slash the price of the OnePlus 6 in half, depending on the model, as the variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space is expected to retail...
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How to enable the new Google Assistant voices on your phone and smart speaker

How to enable the new Google Assistant voices on your phone and smart speaker

6 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

At I/O 2018, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that one of the biggest goals going forward with Google Assistant is to make it “natural and comfortable to talk to,” and as part of this initiative Google has stepped up its game with a handful of new voices for its virtual Assistant.
While the original voice of the Assistant was provided by the charming Nat & Lo, who had to spend countless hours in a studio, recording responses to questions, now Google is able to harness its machine learning DeepMind platform to basically make artificial voices that sound real. We're ...
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Two New Android One Phones From BQ Are Up For Pre-Order

Two New Android One Phones From BQ Are Up For Pre-Order

6 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

The Spanish smartphone manufacturer BQ has recently released two new Android One smartphones, dubbed the BQ Aquaris X2 and the Aquaris X2 Pro. Both smartphones will ship with Android 8.1 Oreo pre-installed, and by being part of the Android One program, the two devices could potentially receive security patches and operating system upgrades earlier than other devices. Both handsets sport a 5.65-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2160 by 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9, and these screens are protected from scratches by a sheet of Corning Gorilla Glass. The two devices also sport a...
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Facebook Messenger starts rolling out Unsend message option

Facebook Messenger starts rolling out Unsend message option

Facebook confirmed last week plans to add the option to “unsend” a message to its Android and iOS apps. Although it mentioned that the new feature will be “coming soon,” there... Read more ...

Pixel's Night Sight low-light camera feature also enhances shots taken in...

Pixel's Night Sight low-light camera feature also enhances shots taken in daylight

Earlier today, we told you that the Night Sight feature that comes out of the box with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, will roll out to the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL... Read more ...

Samsung's foldable Galaxy F will be widely compatible with US carriers

Samsung's foldable Galaxy F will be widely compatible with US carriers

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Although Samsung's primary devices next year will be the Galaxy S10 and the Galaxy Note 10, the South Korean giant is also set to offer the foldable... Read more ...

Some Pixel 3 owners are spontaneously losing their text messages, but it...

Some Pixel 3 owners are spontaneously losing their text messages, but it might be an easy fix

For many, myself included, text messages act as an archive of conversations, dating back years, transferred from phone to phone. For some users, the Pixel 3 seems to be... Read more ...

Google has three different Pixel 3 Black Friday deals in the pipeline...

Google has three different Pixel 3 Black Friday deals in the pipeline, including outright discounts

Apart from Google's new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, every high-end smartphone you might be looking to purchase this holiday season is set to get a substantial Black Friday... Read more ...

Google Rolls Out Night Sight Tech to Improve Quality of Low-Light Photos

Google Rolls Out Night Sight Tech to Improve Quality of Low-Light Photos

Google on Wednesday began to roll out its Night Sight low-light computational photography technology to its Pixel-branded smartphones. The technology is designed to improve the... Read more ...

Apple Shares New 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Apple Shares New 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Apple today updated its website to introduce its annual holiday gift guide , recommending Apple products for people to purchase for friends and family this holiday season. This... Read more ...

Google Maps for Android and iOS updated with new messaging features

Google Maps for Android and iOS updated with new messaging features

Google is making it easier for Maps users to communicate with businesses directly within the app. Google Maps for Android and iOS will be updated with new messaging features... Read more ...

New version of Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock launched

New version of Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock launched

After making the rounds at FCC a little while ago, the new Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock has quietly popped up on the Apple Store. The Apple wireless charging pad is... Read more ...

Apple iPhone X allegedly explodes while updating to iOS 12.1

Apple iPhone X allegedly explodes while updating to iOS 12.1

A man named Rahel Mohamad, who lives in the state of Washington, told Apple a week ago via tweet that his iPhone X had exploded while the device was updating to iOS 12.1. The... Read more ...