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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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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9to5Mac Happy Hour 208: New iPod touch rumors, competing iPhone 11 renders...

9to5Mac Happy Hour 208: New iPod touch rumors, competing iPhone 11 renders, leaked Smart Battery Cases debut

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss how Apple's revenue miss is affecting iPhone prices in China, a new detail about how the battery replacement program affected upgrades, a new... Read more ...

Google Pixel 3 Lite leaks again in latest look claiming similar camera quality

Google Pixel 3 Lite leaks again in latest look claiming similar camera quality

Like the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL last year, “Lite” variants of the Made by Google phones have been thoroughly revealed. The latest Pixel 3 Lite leak comes in the form of a... Read more ...

The LG G8 flagship will support an attachable second display

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With the LG G8 ThinQ now expected to make its global debut at MWC 2019 next month, a new report out of South Korea and a separate one from CNET today suggests that the device's... Read more ...

Leaked Benchmarks Suggest iPhone XS Outperforms Samsung's Upcoming Galaxy S10+

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Samsung is planning to announce its new 2019 flagship smartphones on February 20, but ahead of their debut date, benchmarks of the new S10+ model were shared on Slashleaks... Read more ...

Huawei faces U.S. criminal investigation for stealing T-Mobile technology

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Back in 2014, T-Mobile filed a civil suit against Huawei, accusing the Chinese manufacturing firm with stealing the robotic technology it uses to tests phones. The carrier... Read more ...

Apple to Cut Back on New Hires Following Disappointing Holiday iPhone Sales

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After almost two years of wait, Xiaomi has finally launched its flagship smartphone in India. The Xiaomi Mi 5 comes at a price of Rs 24,999 and will be looking at giving a good... Read more ...

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The best Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus cases

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Google Pixel 4 could sport all-screen, no-notch design

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Google's Nexus and Pixel smartphones have mostly been about the software, where it either came with stock Android with some added exclusive features like Night Sight. The... Read more ...