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Android And Chrome OS Merger Off The Table

12/13/2016, There has been a lot of talk over the past few months that Google is considering merging Android and Chrome OS. The company itself hasn’t said anything to suggest that both operating systems will be merged completely even if they now get along...

Google Assistant On The Pixel Can Control The Nest Thermostat

12/13/2016, Google Assistant is Google’s new voice assistant platform that has found its way into the Pixel handsets as well as Google Home. However for some reason, Google Assistant was never able to control the Nest Thermostat via the Pixel phones, even though it...

Google’s Gboard Finally Makes Its Way Onto Android

12/12/2016, Earlier this year, Google launched a standalone keyboard app for iOS devices called Gboard. The idea is that it bakes Google’s search functionality into the keyboard itself, thus making it easier for users to search for things without having to leave...

Netflix VR App For Daydream View Headset Now Available

12/12/2016, One of the features of virtual reality is that it offers up an immersive viewing experience. Since the headset pretty much blocks out your view, pair it with some headphones and it almost feels like you’re in the virtual world. Not only does this make...

YouTube App Testing Double Tap To Seek Feature

12/11/2016, Fast-forwarding or rewinding in videos on YouTube isn’t a problem if you are watching on your computer. However on your phone, this might be a different story especially when the seek bar is so thin and tiny where trying to scrub your way through longer...

Facebook For Android HD Video Uploads Finally Possible

12/11/2016, You might not believe that it has been two years since Facebook for iOS users have been able to upload videos in HD resolution but many Android users will gladly give you a reality check. It has been two years since this feature went live for iOS users...

Samsung Could Be Renaming TouchWiz To ‘Samsung Experience’

12/09/2016, If you have been using Android devices for a while or followed smartphone news, you’re probably familiar with the name “TouchWiz”, a name that Samsung has called its skinned version of Android. However that could soon change as Samsung could be...

Google Testing Separating Apps & Games In The Play Store

12/09/2016, Apps is short for applications, which is another term used for software, and since video games are considered pieces of software, it makes sense that they fall under the apps category, right? However as spotted by Android Police, it seems that Google is...

Yahoo Answers For Mobile Is Now Open To All

12/08/2016, Last month we reported that Yahoo had launched the Yahoo Answers app on mobile. However the app at that time was an invite-only app, meaning that Yahoo was testing out the app before opening it up to the public. The good news is that in an announcement...

PS2 Classic Bully Released For iOS And Android

12/08/2016, Allow Rockstar to take you on a trip down memory lane. The studio has released one of its classics originally created for the PlayStation 2 on mobile. Bully: Anniversary Edition for iOS and Android brings the PS2 classic Bully to mobile devices. Rockstar...

Chrome 55 For Android Comes With Offline ‘Downloads’ Feature

12/07/2016, Do you sometimes find yourself bombarded with a ton of articles that you’d like to read but don’t have the time? There are a couple of different apps that can save articles for you to read later. However if you prefer native solutions, you’ll be...

Sony To Release At Least 6 Mobile Games In 2017

12/07/2016, There was at some point in time where Sony thought that combining features of the PSP and a mobile phone was a good idea. This resulted in a device called the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play in which there were certain games that were exclusive to it. However...

Google Figures Out How To Reduce Size Of App Updates By 65%

12/06/2016, It used to be back in the day that the size of app updates would be huge as basically it involves downloading the entire app again, albeit the latest version. However over the years companies like Apple and Google have figured out smarter ways to go about...