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Facebook to begin rolling out autoplay video ads to Messenger users

FACEBOOK TO BEGIN ROLLING OUT AUTOPLAY VIDEO ADS TO MESSENGER USERS

Facebook is rolling out a controversial change to its popular Messenger application. As reported by Quartz , Facebook is beginning...

091: GOOGLE PODCASTS, GOOGLE VOICE, AND GOOGLE ONE | 9TO5GOOGLE DAILY

Today we've got Google launching its new Podcasts app, new features in Google Voice, and we go hands-on with the new Google One app...

 
 
 
Hands-on: Google One app makes it easy to manage storage, family plans, support, more

HANDS-ON: GOOGLE ONE APP MAKES IT EASY TO MANAGE STORAGE, FAMILY PLANS, SUPPORT, MORE

Back in May, Google announced that it would be revamping its cloud storage offerings and bundling it with customer support and more...

Google Hire gets new AI-powered tools for simplifying schedules, calls, and resumes

GOOGLE HIRE GETS NEW AI-POWERED TOOLS FOR SIMPLIFYING SCHEDULES, CALLS, AND RESUMES

Google has been doing a lot to help out job seekers in the past year with easier tools for employees and employers alike. Today, Google...

 
 
 
Google Voice adds signed-in devices list, preps incoming call locations, emergency service address

GOOGLE VOICE ADDS SIGNED-IN DEVICES LIST, PREPS INCOMING CALL LOCATIONS, EMERGENCY SERVICE ADDRESS

Following old Hangouts SMS messages now syncing over and the ability to record voicemail greetings when mobile, Google Voice is gaining...

Yahoo Mail debuts Android Go app as mobile web app gets a refreshed design

YAHOO MAIL DEBUTS ANDROID GO APP AS MOBILE WEB APP GETS A REFRESHED DESIGN

While we're definitely big fans of Gmail around here, Yahoo Mail is the go-to email choice for millions of users. Today, the service...

 
 
 
Google Cloud announces Unity strategic alliance to power real-time multiplayer games

GOOGLE CLOUD ANNOUNCES UNITY STRATEGIC ALLIANCE TO POWER REAL-TIME MULTIPLAYER GAMES

Unity's engine and technology is playing a big role in the current wave of 3D and virtual reality games. Google's Cloud division today...

Android apps installed peer-to-peer will appear in Play Library, gain offline protections

ANDROID APPS INSTALLED PEER-TO-PEER WILL APPEAR IN PLAY LIBRARY, GAIN OFFLINE PROTECTIONS

Last year, Google announced that Android apps would incorporate security metadata to verify that it was officially distributed by the...

 
 
 
9to5Toys Lunch Break: Google Pixel 2/XL $400 off, Moto G5S 64GB $250, Nest Thermostat + Google Home Mini $139, more

9TO5TOYS LUNCH BREAK: GOOGLE PIXEL 2/XL $400 OFF, MOTO G5S 64GB $250, NEST THERMOSTAT + GOOGLE HOME MINI $139, MORE

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter...

Evie Launcher updated with AI-powered ‘Evie Feed,' custom gestures, more

EVIE LAUNCHER UPDATED WITH AI-POWERED ‘EVIE FEED,' CUSTOM GESTURES, MORE

There are a lot of great third-party launchers on Android and many play with new ideas from time to time. A while back, we featured...

 
 
 
Google Podcasts officially launches on Android w/ creator program & AI features coming soon

GOOGLE PODCASTS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES ON ANDROID W/ CREATOR PROGRAM & AI FEATURES COMING SOON

While Google Search added a podcast directory in 2016 , it was not until earlier this year that the company seemed to fully commit...

Oppo Find X: Three pop-up cameras, no notch, flagship specs, and a launch in North America

OPPO FIND X: THREE POP-UP CAMERAS, NO NOTCH, FLAGSHIP SPECS, AND A LAUNCH IN NORTH AMERICA

Over the past couple of years, smartphone design has been evolving to give users as much screen as possible without making the phone...

 
 
 
Only 6% of smart speaker owners using them to control smart home devices

ONLY 6% OF SMART SPEAKER OWNERS USING THEM TO CONTROL SMART HOME DEVICES

A new survey of smart speaker owners found that only 6% of them are currently using the device to control smart home devices like lighting...

Google Podcasts gets detailed in full ahead of global launch, 2 million podcasts indexed

GOOGLE PODCASTS GETS DETAILED IN FULL AHEAD OF GLOBAL LAUNCH, 2 MILLION PODCASTS INDEXED

We've been learning more and more about Google's vision for podcasts over the past several months and recently, we uncovered that an...

 
 
 
Children who listen to portable music players three times more likely to suffer hearing loss

CHILDREN WHO LISTEN TO PORTABLE MUSIC PLAYERS THREE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO SUFFER HEARING LOSS

A new medical study suggests that children who listen to portable music players are three times more likely to suffer hearing loss...

Uber testing feature that offers a cheaper ride if you wait a few minutes

UBER TESTING FEATURE THAT OFFERS A CHEAPER RIDE IF YOU WAIT A FEW MINUTES

Regular Uber users will know that the same journey can be charged at quite different rates, depending on demand for rides and how many...

 
 
 
Adobe Scan Android app can now scan business cards to contacts with 99% accuracy

ADOBE SCAN ANDROID APP CAN NOW SCAN BUSINESS CARDS TO CONTACTS WITH 99% ACCURACY

Sharing contacts between phones doesn't yet seem to have taken over from handing out business cards, but if you want to keep things...

Daisy Duck and Goofy are Samsung's latest AR Emoji

DAISY DUCK AND GOOFY ARE SAMSUNG'S LATEST AR EMOJI

Since announcing the Galaxy S9 and S9+ , Samsung has released a handful of new AR Emoji including Donald Duck and characters from The...

 
 
 
Hands on: Google delivers simplicity w/ the long-awaited Android Messages for web

HANDS ON: GOOGLE DELIVERS SIMPLICITY W/ THE LONG-AWAITED ANDROID MESSAGES FOR WEB

After years of solutions from third-party developers, Google is finally offering an official way to send and receive messages from...

How to use Android Messages for web

HOW TO USE ANDROID MESSAGES FOR WEB

At long last, Google has introduced Android messages for web which allows users to send and receive text messages on their computers....

 
 
 



Apple releases iOS 12 beta 2 for iPhone and iPad

Apple releases iOS 12 beta 2 for iPhone and iPad

Today, Apple has released the newest iOS 12 beta 2 for iPhone and iPad, and developers can already install the newest version to test their apps. iOS 12 was unveiled a few... Read more ...

Facebook Messenger is trialing autoplaying video ads

Facebook Messenger is trialing autoplaying video ads

After seemingly running out of space for ads in its newsfeed, social-media giant Facebook is now in the process of trialling autoplaying video ads in its popular messaging... Read more ...

Kristen Wiig Drops Out of Upcoming Apple Comedy Series Due to Scheduling Issues

Kristen Wiig Drops Out of Upcoming Apple Comedy Series Due to Scheduling Issues

Kristen Wiig is no longer set to star in an upcoming Apple comedy series due to a scheduling conflict with "Wonder Woman 1984," reports Variety. Wiig's exit from the series and... Read more ...

Samsung video shows you how to customize the Galaxy S9/S9+ screen

Samsung video shows you how to customize the Galaxy S9/S9+ screen

One of the many features of the Android operating system is its ability to allow users to customize the display. A video released by Samsung the other day, is a quick guide... Read more ...

Android apps installed peer-to-peer will appear in Play Library, gain...

Android apps installed peer-to-peer will appear in Play Library, gain offline protections

Last year, Google announced that Android apps would incorporate security metadata to verify that it was officially distributed by the Play Store. Today, Google is expanding... Read more ...

Sensor Tower: Fortnite earned $100 million in its first 90 days on iOS

Sensor Tower: Fortnite earned $100 million in its first 90 days on iOS

Epic Games‘ hit game Fortnite has hit yet another milestone on mobile. Since its iOS launch in mid-March, it has generated $100 million in revenue on those devices in 90 days... Read more ...

WatchOS 5: How to set Siri voice volume

WatchOS 5: How to set Siri voice volume

WatchOS 5 beta 2 released this morning , and with it comes some new additions. While we still don't have Raise to Speak for Siri yet, we do have a smaller new feature that lets... Read more ...

New TP-Link Deco M9 Plus Mesh Routers Are Also Smart Hubs

New TP-Link Deco M9 Plus Mesh Routers Are Also Smart Hubs

TP-Link has announced a new mesh router system called TP-Link Deco M9 Plus which combines the best Wi-Fi features available with smart hub technologies and comes in either... Read more ...

Nokia 2 Android 8.1 Oreo beta now available for download

Nokia 2 Android 8.1 Oreo beta now available for download

HMD promised that Nokia 2 will be updated directly to Android 8.1 Oreo in June. Those who purchase the entry-level smartphone will be pleased to know the Finnish company is one... Read more ...

Hands-on: Google One app makes it easy to manage storage, family plans...

Hands-on: Google One app makes it easy to manage storage, family plans, support, more

Back in May, Google announced that it would be revamping its cloud storage offerings and bundling it with customer support and more under a new “Google One” umbrella. Although... Read more ...