Google Call Screening Now Rolling Out To Pixel Users

During Google I/O 2018 earlier this year, one of the new features Google announced was a call screening feature. What this did was that it allowed Google Assistant to screen your calls for you when you receive a call from an unknown number, so it will ask the caller to state their reason and will transcribe that reason into text.


Apple Music Beta For Android Supports Tablets

If you’re subscribed to Apple Music and you’re using iOS devices like an iPhone and an iPad, then you know that Apple Music works across either device. However for those on Android, it is a different story, but for Android users who are subscribed to Apple Music, you might be interested to learn that the latest beta for the app now supports tablets.


The Elder Scrolls: Blades Has Been Delayed To 2019

Earlier this year, Bethesda announced at E3 2018 a new mobile game called The Elder Scrolls: Blades. The game was announced for both iOS and Android devices and was targeted for a release this fall. Unfortunately for gamers who might have been looking forward to the game, it seems that it has since been delayed to 2019.


Android ‘Fast Pair’ Improved To Make Pairing Across Devices Faster

Last year Google announced that Fast Pair would be coming to Android. For those unfamiliar, Fast Pair is similar in concept to Apple’s W1 chip where it attempts to pair Bluetooth devices such as headsets and speakers to Android devices faster. Now it looks like Google has further improved on it to make pairing across devices faster.


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Chrome For Android To Get Gesture Page Navigation

One of the features of Apple’s Safari on iOS is that you can swipe from the extreme left or right sides of the phone to navigate between pages, where swiping from the left means you’ll be going back a page, and swiping from the right means you’ll be moving forwards a page. Now it looks like Chrome for Android could be getting similar functionality as well.


Google’s Duplex Rolling Out To More Pixel Owners

Earlier this year during Google I/O, the company unveiled a somewhat controversial new AI system called Duplex. It was controversial in the sense that it sounded human enough and could respond to inquiries and the other person had no idea that they were talking to a bot, which kind of made the whole process rather terrifying.


Android’s Adaptive Brightness Uses Machine Learning

Right now our smartphones use ambient light sensors placed on the front of the phone to detect light which can then be used to adjust our display’s brightness accordingly. For the most part this works just fine, but in Android Pie, Google has detailed how they are using machine learning to help make this experience better.


Google’s Digital Wellbeing Now Available On Pixel & Android One Devices

For companies such as Google and Facebook, the more we use their products, the better it is for them as it means more time spent on their platform, which means more exposure to ads. However spending too much time with our devices can be bad for our health, which is also why companies such as Google and Facebook have introduced digital wellbeing initiatives.


Assassin’s Creed Rebellion Now Live For iOS & Android

If you’ve enjoyed Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise and would not mind playing it on your phones, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Assassin’s Creed Rebellion is now available for download on both iOS and Android devices. The game was initially pegged for a release on the 21st of November, but it seems to have gone live a day earlier than expected.


Google’s Find My Device Can Now Locate Devices In Some Buildings

Features like Apple’s Find My iPhone and Google’s Find My Device are great for locating your lost/stolen devices, but the problem is that it only provides a general location of where your device is. This means that if you lost it in a mall or in school, it will show its location at the mall/school, but where exactly it is will be on you to find out for yourself.


Pixel 3 Bug Disables The Phone’s Camera

Google’s Nexus phones were never really known for their cameras. In fact there have been several Nexus handsets whose cameras were quite bad, but Google has definitely turned things around with its Pixel lineup. Unfortunately now it looks like thanks to a bug, Pixel 3 users can’t even use the camera.


Samsung Will Now Limit Its Free Mobile Themes To 14-Days

One of the ways handset manufacturers differentiate themselves from the competition is by skinning the UI of their phones to look different. In some cases, such as Samsung, themes are also offered which allows for further customization, but unfortunately for Samsung owners it looks like free themes will be coming to an end, sort of.


Elder Scrolls: Blades Now Available For Pre-Order

Earlier this year during E3 2018, Bethesda took the wraps off a new mobile game called Elder Scrolls: Blade. The good news is that if you liked what you saw and wouldn’t mind getting your hands on the game, it appears that it is now available for pre-order/pre-registration for both iOS and Android devices.


Facebook Denies Mark Zuckerberg Ordered Execs To Stop Using iPhones

Earlier this year following Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook made a statement which basically suggested that Apple would never make their customer their product, essentially saying that they would never sell their customer’s information the way Facebook did.