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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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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Disney confirms Guardians director fired over years-old tweets

Disney confirms Guardians director fired over years-old tweets

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New Sony Xperia XZ3 Case Renders Leak Confirming Design

New Sony Xperia XZ3 Case Renders Leak Confirming Design

The Sony Xperia XZ3 has leaked again through the emergence of a number of new case renders. The cases are Olixar-branded cases from Mobile Fun and confirm a number of the... Read more ...

Larger Samsung Galaxy Watch with 1.3-inch screen vists the FCC

Larger Samsung Galaxy Watch with 1.3-inch screen vists the FCC

A couple of days ago, we passed along the news that the Samsung Galaxy Watch had received thumbs up from the FCC. The models that were included in the certification were... Read more ...

U.S. carriers to roll out Android 8.0 Oreo for Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) soon

U.S. carriers to roll out Android 8.0 Oreo for Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) soon

Samsung has already updated most of its flagships smartphones eligible for Android Oreo updates, and it has just started to provide similar updates to many of its mid-range... Read more ...

India's telecomm regulatory agency could ban the Apple iPhone from India's...

India's telecomm regulatory agency could ban the Apple iPhone from India's wireless networks

In an effort to reduce the number of spam calls that smartphone users in India must put up with, the TRAI has made some changes. One of the new regulations requires the... Read more ...

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The Galaxy Note 9 appears in new leaked photos

The Galaxy Note 9 appears in new leaked photos

A set of new photos, allegedly depicting the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, have been leaked online. Getting our hands on what are possibly some of the first real-life photos of... Read more ...

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Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ pick up 480fps super slow-motion video mode in July update

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Samsung is generally not the quickest to delivering monthly security updates, but when they do, it often comes with an extra feature or two on top. For July's security patch... Read more ...

Samsung's Galaxy S10+ may be the last ‘Plus' device, reportedly being merged...

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For the past few generations, Samsung has been delivering a larger version of its mainstream flagship. Apparently, though, next year's Galaxy S10+ could be the last in that... Read more ...