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The most exciting Google Maps feature ever is about to get even better

5 monthes ago   |   By BGR

About a month ago, Google released the most exciting Google Maps feature ever to more Android and iPhone devices that support augmented reality features. That's the Live View mode that places virtual directions right on top of an actual view of your surroundings with the help of the phone's camera. AR usage definitely eats into battery life, of course, that's why you wouldn't use Live View mode continuously on your device. But it turns out that Google might have another exciting trick in the works that could significantly improve Google Maps navigation while walking, and further reduce the...
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Android 10 For Android TV Includes Project Mainline

Android 10 For Android TV Includes Project Mainline

5 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Project Mainline will be part of the Android 10 package when it arrives for Android TV .
With Project mainline on board, Android TV devices will be able to receive important updates quicker than before.
Project mainline won't be much help to existing Android TV devices.
Android 10 for Android TV is coming soon
Over the last few days there has been an uptick in news surrounding Android 10 for Android TV. This is due to information that has leaked from the recent IBC 2019 event. While not confirmed by Google, Android 10's expected Android TV arrival is taking place before the end of 2019...
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TiVo has a $50 Android TV dongle in the works for early next year

TiVo has a $50 Android TV dongle in the works for early next year

5 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Operators have been the primary source of growth for Google's Android TV over the past couple of years, and one of the big names attached has been TiVo. Today, it's been confirmed that TiVo is working on an Android TV dongle to be released next year, which costs just $50. more...
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Google Lowers Android TV Update Requirement For Device Makers

Google Lowers Android TV Update Requirement For Device Makers

5 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Android TV device makers will no longer need to provide three platform updates.
Google has reportedly changed an Android TV policy and the change now means device makers only need to provide a device with two major updates.
The same reports also echoes a previous report confirming Android 10 for Android TV will be released before the end of the year.
Less Android TV updates is both a good and bad thing
The information on this comes from a new 9to5 Google report. On the face of it, less guaranteed platform updates is a bad thing. It does essentially mean if you buy a new Android TV device...
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The latest NVIDIA SHIELD TV (2019) update adds new games, controller...

The latest NVIDIA SHIELD TV (2019) update adds new games, controller support, more

, NVIDIA released an important update for its older SHIELD TV model that added support for its new remote, among other things. However, the update was not available for the new... Read more ...

Rumored 802.11ay WiFi on iPhone 12 could be for Apple AR Glasses

Rumored 802.11ay WiFi on iPhone 12 could be for Apple AR Glasses

We heard a rumor recently that the new iPhone 12 range of smartphones would come with a new 802.11ay WiFi, this new standard is coming later this year and it is designed for... Read more ...

See how Surface Duo users will receive notifications without an external screen

See how Surface Duo users will receive notifications without an external screen

A couple of videos reveal how users of Microsoft's Surface Duo phone might receive notifications. The dual-screened handset, which will run Android, is expected to receive a... Read more ...

LG V60 ThinQ has a Snapdragon 865, second screen attachment

LG V60 ThinQ has a Snapdragon 865, second screen attachment

The LG V60 ThinQ. [credit: LG ] Mobile World Congress had to stay home sick this year with the coronavirus , but that's not stopping the mobile industry from making a bunch of... Read more ...

LG V60 ThinQ 5G is a unique offering with its dual-screen design and a...

LG V60 ThinQ 5G is a unique offering with its dual-screen design and a headphone jack

Despite being one of the earliest to roll out a wide-angle camera in its smartphones, among other innovations, LG has become a bit of an afterthought in the mobile market over... Read more ...

Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 6.2 to Developers

Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 6.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 6.2 update to developers, one week after seeding the second beta and a month after the release of watchOS 6.1.2 with... Read more ...

How To Enable Navigation Gestures On Galaxy S20

How To Enable Navigation Gestures On Galaxy S20

These days, navigation gestures all the rage, and the Samsung Galaxy S20 does have them. In fact, the Galaxy S20 has two different kinds of navigation gestures. So Samsung has... Read more ...

Apple Developing Over-the-Air Recovery Feature for iOS Based on Code in iOS 13.4

Apple Developing Over-the-Air Recovery Feature for iOS Based on Code in iOS 13.4

Code in the iOS 13.4 beta released this morning suggests that Apple is developing an over-the-air recovery feature designed for the iPhone and the iPad . There are references... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S20 data security chip to be available in other companies devices

Samsung Galaxy S20 data security chip to be available in other companies devices

The Samsung Galaxy S20 comes with a new data security chip and now Samsung has announced that it will be making this new chip available to other smartphone manufacturers. The... Read more ...

LG V60 Smartphone: 5G, Dual-Display and Snapdragon 865

LG V60 Smartphone: 5G, Dual-Display and Snapdragon 865

LG has been championing the idea of dual-display phones for most of 2019, and a new 5G flavor was just announced today: the LG V60 smartphone. Just like its predecessors, the... Read more ...