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

6 monthes 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

6 monthes 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

6 monthes 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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Patent application filed by Microsoft takes a popular Surface Pro accessory...

Patent application filed by Microsoft takes a popular Surface Pro accessory to the next level

The Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface Go tablets both are compatible with the company's Surface Pen stylus. A patent application filed by Microsoft with the USPTO reveals that... Read more ...

Snatch a refurbished Google Pixel 2 for as little as $190 or a Pixel 2 XL...

Snatch a refurbished Google Pixel 2 for as little as $190 or a Pixel 2 XL starting at $240

Commercially released almost two years ago, the stock Android-based Pixel 2 and 2 XL were kept around after the introduction of the Pixel 3 and 3 XL last fall, but in... Read more ...

Several unlocked Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL variants are on sale at up to $300...

Several unlocked Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL variants are on sale at up to $300 discounts

Google may have taken the entire mobile tech world by surprise a few days ago with official confirmation of a Pixel 4 leak from earlier this same week, but apparently, that... Read more ...

Sunday Deals: Save 62% on the AirSounds 2 True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Sunday Deals: Save 62% on the AirSounds 2 True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

We have a great deal on the AirSounds 2 True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 63% off the normal price. The AirSounds 2 True... Read more ...

IOS 13 Will Allow Users To Edit Videos Natively

IOS 13 Will Allow Users To Edit Videos Natively

Several years ago, Apple introduced some changes to its iOS platform where it brought enhanced editing tools for photos. This meant that instead of merely letting users crop... Read more ...

Update adds cool new feature for some YouTube videos on Google Search

Update adds cool new feature for some YouTube videos on Google Search

Rolling out via a server-side update to the Google Search app on Android is a new feature that is called "In this video." Spotted by Android Police, this is a timeline for... Read more ...

Canada vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup...

Canada vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere

Group E is on a knife-edge at the Women's World Cup 2019 and a lot rests on the second games for Canada and New Zealand. Read on to find out how you can catch a Canada vs New... Read more ...

Samsung's Galaxy Fold might not show up until after the Note 10

Samsung's Galaxy Fold might not show up until after the Note 10

It's not easy launching a foldable phone in 2019, as Samsung is quickly finding out: the latest reports from Asia suggest that its innovative Galaxy Fold handset won't be going... Read more ...

Twitter offers new details on its upcoming Mac app using Project Catalyst

Twitter offers new details on its upcoming Mac app using Project Catalyst

At WWDC last week, Apple announced its new Project Catalyst technology to make it easier for developers to bring iPad applications to the Mac. Apple teased that Twitter was an... Read more ...

Making the Grade: What's new with device management in iOS 13, iPadOS 13...

Making the Grade: What's new with device management in iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, and macOS Catalina?

One of my favorite sessions from Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference is the “ What's new with device management session ”. It's usually towards the end of the week, but it's... Read more ...