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Google redesigns the Favorites UI for Android, replacing squares with circles and more

7 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Just yesterday, we were about to make a phone call on our Google Pixel 2 XL when we noticed that Google had redesigned the UI of the Favorites tab on the Phone app. Previously, there were large colorful blocks with an image or the first letter of the name of each contact that was assigned to the Favorites section. This has been replaced with a series of circles with the same images and letters (view image at the top of this article, seen in dark mode). They are arranged in up to three rows with three favorites in each row. Underneath the favorites is a list of frequently called...
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Google Phone 27 preps tweaked feedback as Favorites redesign, Call Screen on 2016 Pixel rolls out

Google Phone 27 preps tweaked feedback as Favorites redesign, Call Screen on 2016 Pixel rolls out

7 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

Following an update to Messages yesterday amid the past week's discussion about the company's communications future , Google Phone 27 is rolling out. The latest beta of the dialer coincides with the “Favorites” tab redesign rolling out, along with Call Screen for the original Pixel.
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Google app 8.70 preps personalized audio news, Material Theme tweaks, adds Pixel Stand Ambient Display setting

Google app 8.70 preps personalized audio news, Material Theme tweaks, adds Pixel Stand Ambient Display setting

7 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

The latest Google app beta is rolling out with more details about Assistant's personalized audio news feed that was announced this week. Google app 8.70 also includes a new Pixel Stand option to disable personalized results on the Ambient Display, as well as other design tweaks.
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Lawsuit alleges Apple's iPhone XS marketing images deceptively hide the notch

Lawsuit alleges Apple's iPhone XS marketing images deceptively hide the notch

A lawsuit has been filed against Apple this week by a man and women claiming prominent iPhone XS and iPhone XS marketing photos on Apple.com are overly deceptive in hiding the... Read more ...

This week's top stories: Google Discover dark, Chrome OS 71, Android meets...

This week's top stories: Google Discover dark, Chrome OS 71, Android meets Fuchsia, more

In this week's top stories: We soothe our eyes with the new, darker look for Google Discover, enjoy the benefits of Android and Chrome OS being ‘Better Together', and uncover... Read more ...

These $10 wireless Bluetooth headphones can last for up to eight hours

These $10 wireless Bluetooth headphones can last for up to eight hours

IClever's well-reviewed headphones are 50% off via Amazon today. Amazon has the iClever Bluetooth Wireless Headphones on sale today in your choice of black or brown when you... Read more ...

This week's top stories: Apple Music launches on Amazon Echo, a major...

This week's top stories: Apple Music launches on Amazon Echo, a major Philips Hue update, more

In this week's top stories: A closer look at the Apple Watch Series 4's Heart Rate app, aggressive new in-store iPhone marketing, Apple releases iOS 12.1.2 and watchOS 5.1.3 to... Read more ...

Today's sale on board games and more is perfect to get the family together

Today's sale on board games and more is perfect to get the family together

Don't miss your turn at grabbing these at some of their best prices ever. Board games, card games and the like are an easy way to get the family all in the same room for the... Read more ...

Signal app to Australia: Good luck with that crypto ban

Signal app to Australia: Good luck with that crypto ban

Enlarge / Grafitti urging people to use Signal, a highly-enctypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California... Read more ...

Flash deal: Apple's urBeats3 earphones are on sale for just $40

Flash deal: Apple's urBeats3 earphones are on sale for just $40

Last year's Apple urBeats3 earphones are on sale at Best Buy as part of the retailer's 3-Day Gift Sale deals. Since the promotion started on Friday, you'll only be able to... Read more ...

Android Messages app update introduces new messaging option

Android Messages app update introduces new messaging option

Google's official app for texting and chat, Android Messages is getting a new update that brings a single new messaging option that not many will probably use it. However, if... Read more ...

Deal: Save up to $200 on the Apple iPad Pro 10.5-inch at Best Buy

Deal: Save up to $200 on the Apple iPad Pro 10.5-inch at Best Buy

Best Buy has debuted a new 3-day Gift Sale that runs until the end of the weekend. The U.S. retailer offers interesting deals on Apple, Sonos, and Philips Hue products, but... Read more ...

Google Lens for Android revamped with compact interface and other tweaks

Google Lens for Android revamped with compact interface and other tweaks

Google Lens rolled out to the Google app for iOS at the beginning of this week. As part of that availability, the visual search experience for Android also received a number of... Read more ...