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

23 days 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

23 days 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

23 days 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

23 days 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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Nubia Z20 offers two screens for the price of one mid-range phone

Nubia Z20 offers two screens for the price of one mid-range phone

In a sea of near identical phones the Nubia Z20 stands out, thanks largely to having two screens - one on the front and another on the back. We already knew the phone existed... Read more ...

Apple's 2017-released iPad Pros are on sale at unbeatable prices with 1-year...

Apple's 2017-released iPad Pros are on sale at unbeatable prices with 1-year warranty included

It's not easy to choose the right iPad to buy in 2019, and although product diversity is generally considered a good thing, Apple may have gone a bit overboard with this year's... Read more ...

Samsung launches One UI beta program with Android 10 on the Galaxy S10

Samsung launches One UI beta program with Android 10 on the Galaxy S10

Samsung has announced the launch of its One UI beta program for its Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ handsets, the program brings Google's new Android 10 OS to the devices. The... Read more ...

Apple iPhone SE 2 pricing, specs, colors revealed by top analyst

Apple iPhone SE 2 pricing, specs, colors revealed by top analyst

When the Apple iPhone SE was released in March 2016, it was made in response to complaints about ever-growing screen sizes and prices. At the time, Apple's current models were... Read more ...

Google Pixel 4 retail box leaks, confirming included accessories

Google Pixel 4 retail box leaks, confirming included accessories

The last-minute Pixel 4 leaks continue this weekend with retail packaging for the smaller phone revealed on Sunday night. Similar in style to years past, the box highlights... Read more ...

Kuo: iPhone SE 2 Launching in Q1 2020 with A13 at $399 Price

Kuo: iPhone SE 2 Launching in Q1 2020 with A13 at $399 Price

Apple is planning on releasing an iPhone SE 2 in the first quarter of 2020 and starting at a $399 price point, according to the latest research report from reliable Apple... Read more ...

T-Mobile slashes Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL prices ahead of Pixel 4 launch

T-Mobile slashes Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL prices ahead of Pixel 4 launch

The mid-range Pixel 3a and 3a XL are the first phones "made by Google" to be sold through T-Mobile, but it looks like the "Un-carrier" will be picking up the Pixel 4 and 4 XL... Read more ...

Google Pixel 4 might be even more expensive than first expected

Google Pixel 4 might be even more expensive than first expected

Leaked Google Pixel 4 series promo image Recent Pixel 4 leaks have been so detailed and extensive that you could be forgiven for thinking Google's next-generation phones are... Read more ...

Google Pixel 4 XL and Nest Mini prices leak out via retail sources

Google Pixel 4 XL and Nest Mini prices leak out via retail sources

Make the most of these Google Pixel 4 leaks, because on Tuesday everything is going to be official - at which point it's going to be time to start getting the rumors rolling... Read more ...

Orange Google Pixel 4 said to be a limited pre-order exclusive

Orange Google Pixel 4 said to be a limited pre-order exclusive

Earlier today we told you that Best Buy Canada is already accepting pre-orders for the unannounced Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL even though the phones won't be formally... Read more ...