Android Studio Arctic Fox is now available w/ Wear OS pairing and Jetpack Compose

Android Studio Arctic Fox is now available w/ Wear OS pairing and Jetpack Compose

1 hour ago   |   9to5Google

The latest version of Android Studio, codenamed Arctic Fox, is now out of beta and includes the ability to easily pair Wear OS emulators, as well as a variety of new tools for...
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Google will require vaccinations for employees working in offices, delays campus return

Google will require vaccinations for employees working in offices, delays campus return

1 hour ago   |   9to5Google

Sundar Pichai kicked off yesterday's Alphabet Q2 2021 earnings call by encouraging “everyone to get the vaccine when it's available to you.” In an internal memo today, the...
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Google Assistant rolling out ‘Fast checkout' shopping, powered by Duplex on the Web

Google Assistant rolling out ‘Fast checkout' shopping, powered by Duplex on the Web

1 hour ago   |   9to5Google

While Duplex is most known for calling on your behalf using a human-like voice to make appointments, the technology is also being used to speed up online interactions. Some...
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Best Android app deals of the day: Lovecraft's Untold Stories, Cartogram, and more

Best Android app deals of the day: Lovecraft's Untold Stories, Cartogram, and more

1 hour ago   |   9to5Google

Wednesday's best Android game and app deals are now up for the taking. Alongside a new all-time low on OnePlus 9 Pro , new Chromebook offers , and everything waiting for you in...
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Google Maps for iOS adds search and ‘Know before you go' widgets

Google Maps for iOS adds search and ‘Know before you go' widgets

1 hour ago   |   9to5Google   |   4 articles

Since last year, Google has been continually updating its iPhone and iPad apps with homescreen widgets. Google Maps is now the latest with version 5.74 seeing a pair of useful...
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Nest outage takes down logins, live video, more

Nest outage takes down logins, live video, more

1 hour ago   |   9to5Google

Just a month after a previous major outage , Google Nest is experiencing another major outage in July 2021 that's taking down live video, video history, and more. more...
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Google gives $25 off Nest Audio to select Home device users

Google gives $25 off Nest Audio to select Home device users

1 hour ago   |   9to5Google

Google is sending out a promo email to select users of older Google Home and Nest speakers to offer a discount of $25 USD on Nest Audio. The email, which went out this morning...
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Google Keep now lets you set delightful note backgrounds on Android, iOS

Google Keep now lets you set delightful note backgrounds on Android, iOS

1 hour ago   |   9to5Google   |   4 articles

Google Keep has not seen a major update in quite some time - outside of a new icon , though it is already a mature Workspace application. Google is working on a small feature...
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Google will close inactive Play Store developer accounts with low app downloads

Google will close inactive Play Store developer accounts with low app downloads

1 hour ago   |   9to5Google   |   4 articles

In addition to previewing the “ Safety Section ,” Google today issued the latest set of Play Policies. One upcoming change will see Google close inactive Play Store developer...
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Google Drive ‘security update' will change share links for some files this year

Google Drive ‘security update' will change share links for some files this year

1 hour ago   |   9to5Google   |   4 articles

Google today announced a “Security update” for Drive to “make file sharing more secure.” This is part of a broader company-wide change that also affects YouTube and will impact...
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Google Groups gets a new logo following last year's Material Theme redesign

Google Groups gets a new logo following last year's Material Theme redesign

Last year , Google gave its Groups discussion and mailing list service a complete revamp. Google Groups has now quietly gained a new, more modern logo. more... Read more ...

Steam Deck stole Nintendo's thunder, but Pokémon Unite stole it back

Steam Deck stole Nintendo's thunder, but Pokémon Unite stole it back

Can the Steam Deck take the Switch's handheld crown? Nintendo has been in the spotlight quite a bit over the last couple of weeks thanks to two big game releases and the new... Read more ...

Poll: What are your thoughts on Apple's MagSafe Battery Pack?

Poll: What are your thoughts on Apple's MagSafe Battery Pack?

I remain unconvinced. Apple's MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone 12 is here, and whilst early impressions of the accessory seem to be good, I for one remain unconvinced of the... Read more ...

How to watch Surfing at Olympics 2020: key dates, schedule, free live stream...

How to watch Surfing at Olympics 2020: key dates, schedule, free live stream and more

Surf's up in Tokyo for an Olympic first - here's how to watch an Olympics surfing live stream and catch all the action online in 2021. Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3: Specs, leaks, price and release date

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3: Specs, leaks, price and release date

When Samsung went from the Galaxy Fold to the Galaxy Z Fold 2 , this marked one of the most drastic design changes between devices in the same line that we've ever seen. From... Read more ...

Lions vs South Africa live stream: how to watch first Test match from anywhere

Lions vs South Africa live stream: how to watch first Test match from anywhere

Lions kick off triple header against World Cup champs in Cape Town. Here's how to get Lions vs South Africa live stream and watch the first rugby Test online today. Read more ...

Nintendo's dug itself a massive hole with Switch, but the Steam Deck can fill it

Nintendo's dug itself a massive hole with Switch, but the Steam Deck can fill it

Valve's Steam Deck will provide some much needed competition for the Nintendo Switch, and it's about time. Read more ...

IPad mini 6 (2021): Rumors, release date, price, features, and more

IPad mini 6 (2021): Rumors, release date, price, features, and more

According to a multitude of reports, Apple is finally planning to replace the aging iPad mini 5 with a new model later this year. Admittedly the old iPad mini isn't that old... Read more ...

Patent Images Show A Galaxy Z Flip With A Rotating Camera

Patent Images Show A Galaxy Z Flip With A Rotating Camera

With just under three weeks until the next Unpacked event, all eyes are on Samsung. While the company is getting ready for that, it's still making time to work on future... Read more ...

Sketchy rumor suggests iPhone 13 may support fast charging up to 25W

Sketchy rumor suggests iPhone 13 may support fast charging up to 25W

Even though Apple removed the power adapter from the iPhone box last year, many users still prefer to charge their devices using a USB adapter in order to get fast charging... Read more ...