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Nest Secure microphone was ‘never supposed to be a secret,' meant for detection features

NEST SECURE MICROPHONE WAS ‘NEVER SUPPOSED TO BE A SECRET,' MEANT FOR DETECTION FEATURES

Earlier this month, Google announced that the Nest Secure can double as a Google Assistant device for quick voice commands. This is...

Xiaomi Mi 9 goes official w/ Snapdragon 855, triple-camera, 20W wireless charging, $445

XIAOMI MI 9 GOES OFFICIAL W/ SNAPDRAGON 855, TRIPLE-CAMERA, 20W WIRELESS CHARGING, $445

Following some teasers in the past few days, Xiaomi has today officially launched its first flagship of 2019, the Xiaomi Mi 9. The...

 
 
 
Unreleased Google device passes through FCC certification, likely new Google Wifi

UNRELEASED GOOGLE DEVICE PASSES THROUGH FCC CERTIFICATION, LIKELY NEW GOOGLE WIFI

Before a product can be sold to consumers, most countries require that electronic devices get approved by the national regulatory agency....

Dark mode in Chrome for Android and WebView will also darken web pages

DARK MODE IN CHROME FOR ANDROID AND WEBVIEW WILL ALSO DARKEN WEB PAGES

Dark mode lovers have already been rejoicing in the upcoming release of Chrome for Android's own version of dark mode, since we demonstrated...

 
 
 
Gmail for Android revamped with Google Material Theme

GMAIL FOR ANDROID REVAMPED WITH GOOGLE MATERIAL THEME

Back at Cloud Next 2018 in July , Google previewed the Material Theme for Gmail on Android. That redesign is officially beginning to...

Google Playground 2.2 preps life-size AR Animals & AR Shopping, ‘Captain Marvel' tie-in for IWD

GOOGLE PLAYGROUND 2.2 PREPS LIFE-SIZE AR ANIMALS & AR SHOPPING, ‘CAPTAIN MARVEL' TIE-IN FOR IWD

Earlier this month, Playmoji on the Pixel 3 was showcased in front of a wide audience at the Grammys. It served as a demo of augmented...

 
 
 
9to5Google Daily 226: Google's holding a surprise GDC event next month

9TO5GOOGLE DAILY 226: GOOGLE'S HOLDING A SURPRISE GDC EVENT NEXT MONTH

Listen to a recap of all the top 9to5Google stories of the day. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play , iTunes and Apple's Podcasts...

Samsung ‘Galaxy Store' replaces ‘Galaxy Apps,' gets One UI redesign

SAMSUNG ‘GALAXY STORE' REPLACES ‘GALAXY APPS,' GETS ONE UI REDESIGN

It's going to be a busy week for Samsung , but the company's software has been going through a lot of changes for the past couple of...

 
 
 
Hands-on: YouTube Music on Android Auto offers easy in-car access w/ excellent ‘Recommended' screen

HANDS-ON: YOUTUBE MUSIC ON ANDROID AUTO OFFERS EASY IN-CAR ACCESS W/ EXCELLENT ‘RECOMMENDED' SCREEN

Android Auto is becoming a selling point for cars nowadays, and to that end, it can definitely make or break what music service you...

Google Pay has added 43 new banks in the US in February 2019

GOOGLE PAY HAS ADDED 43 NEW BANKS IN THE US IN FEBRUARY 2019

Google is on a possibly never-ending mission to make sure every bank in the US supports Google Pay. Already in the month of February...

 
 
 
Android Enterprise Recommended adds MSPs as Google Cloud plans to acquire Alooma

ANDROID ENTERPRISE RECOMMENDED ADDS MSPS AS GOOGLE CLOUD PLANS TO ACQUIRE ALOOMA

To help increase corporate adoption of Android, Google last year launched Android Enterprise Recommended. The program is now certifying...

Google announces .dev top-level domain, open registration in February

GOOGLE ANNOUNCES .DEV TOP-LEVEL DOMAIN, OPEN REGISTRATION IN FEBRUARY

During Day 1 of the 2018 Chrome Dev Summit , among the other announcements shared, one seemed to slip under the radar. Squeezed between...

 
 
 
Razer Phone 3 may have been canceled as phone division's future is in question

RAZER PHONE 3 MAY HAVE BEEN CANCELED AS PHONE DIVISION'S FUTURE IS IN QUESTION

It's been just a couple of years since Razer entered the mobile phone market, but it seems things might be coming to a close. According...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Anker Speakers $28, TP-Link Color Smart Bulbs 2 for $40, 4-Pack Tile Finders + FREE Google Home Mini, more

9TO5TOYS LUNCH BREAK: ANKER SPEAKERS $28, TP-LINK COLOR SMART BULBS 2 FOR $40, 4-PACK TILE FINDERS + FREE GOOGLE HOME MINI, MORE

9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay up to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don't forget to check us out...

 
 
 
Google Keep for iOS updated with Apple Watch app

GOOGLE KEEP FOR IOS UPDATED WITH APPLE WATCH APP

Back in 2017, Google and many initial launch partners for the Apple Watch pulled their wearable applications. The company is now back...

Chrome ‘experiment' preventing some extensions from working correctly

CHROME ‘EXPERIMENT' PREVENTING SOME EXTENSIONS FROM WORKING CORRECTLY

An “experiment” in Chrome 72 is causing a bug that breaks certain extensions, including ad blockers, extensions that integrate with...

 
 
 
Hands-on: Razer Phone 2 gets Android 9 Pie starting next week, here's a sneak peek

HANDS-ON: RAZER PHONE 2 GETS ANDROID 9 PIE STARTING NEXT WEEK, HERE'S A SNEAK PEEK

Android 9 Pie's rollout was pretty slow for a while, but as 2019 goes on it's finally picking up some steam. Next week, Razer will...

Google hosting ‘Gather around' press event at the Game Developers Conference next month

GOOGLE HOSTING ‘GATHER AROUND' PRESS EVENT AT THE GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE NEXT MONTH

In mid-January, Project Stream ended its four-month test trial of “Assassin's Creed Odyssey.” Google today just announced a mysterious...

 
 
 
YouTube revises strike system w/ initial warning, consistent strikes, better explanations

YOUTUBE REVISES STRIKE SYSTEM W/ INITIAL WARNING, CONSISTENT STRIKES, BETTER EXPLANATIONS

YouTube is the biggest place on the web to share videos you've created, and millions of people do so every single day. To prevent abuse,...

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active leak shows all angles, Galaxy Buds in ‘Canary Yellow' color

SAMSUNG GALAXY WATCH ACTIVE LEAK SHOWS ALL ANGLES, GALAXY BUDS IN ‘CANARY YELLOW' COLOR

Tomorrow, Samsung is set to officially unveil a plethora of new products, and the company hasn't done the greatest job in hiding those...

 
 
 



Xiaomi Mi 9 flagship launched in China

Xiaomi Mi 9 flagship launched in China

Xiaomi has launched its Mi 9 flagship smartphone at an event in China. The new phone is the successor to the Mi 8 , and has some novel features and specs - but don't expect to... Read more ...

Xiaomi's Mi 9 announced: Snapdragon 855, 48 triple camera and a $450 price tag

Xiaomi's Mi 9 announced: Snapdragon 855, 48 triple camera and a $450 price tag

While Xiaomi's smartphones have yet to be officially made available in the US, it's hard for us to not sit up and pay attention to what the company is doing. After all, they... Read more ...

Student Caught Distributing Drugs Through An iOS App

Student Caught Distributing Drugs Through An iOS App

Apple has been known to have a very strict and almost rigid review process for apps that make it onto its App Store, but every now and then we learn about apps that should have... Read more ...

Android Pie Update Rolling Out To Samsung Galaxy S8 Owners In Germany

Android Pie Update Rolling Out To Samsung Galaxy S8 Owners In Germany

It has been about two years since Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 handsets, and the good news for owners of the device is that if you were worried that Samsung had forgotten... Read more ...

Qualcomm unveils its second-gen 5G modem

Qualcomm unveils its second-gen 5G modem

Last year Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon X50 5G modem. The modem has yet to find its way into our smartphones, but it seems that in a bid to stay ahead of the competition... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Apps rebranded as Galaxy Store

Samsung Galaxy Apps rebranded as Galaxy Store

Samsung has changed the name of its app store from Galaxy Apps to Galaxy Store, the new name comes as part of the companies new One UI design. The company has rolled out this... Read more ...

Apex Legends update drops today, adding a new weapon

Apex Legends update drops today, adding a new weapon

Apex Legends is getting an update today that adds a new weapon to the free-to-play battle royale. Developer Respawn Entertainment shared a short video on Twitter teasing the... Read more ...

LG starts mass production of its new ToF Module for smartphones

LG starts mass production of its new ToF Module for smartphones

LG announced recently that their new LG G8 ThinQ smartphone would come with their new Time of Flight camera, this is a new front facing camera. The company has now announced... Read more ...

Apple reportedly plans to debut first iPad/Mac cross-platform app SDK at...

Apple reportedly plans to debut first iPad/Mac cross-platform app SDK at WWDC, new Mac Pro preview

Apple is planning a multi-year roadmap for its cross-platform app project. First previewed at last year's WWDC with the launch of the News, Stocks, Home and Voice Memos app... Read more ...

This might be the Galaxy Fold, Samsung's first foldable smartphone

This might be the Galaxy Fold, Samsung's first foldable smartphone

In less than twelve hours Samsung will take to the stage in San Francisco to unveil the Galaxy S10 series, or at least what is left of it - most details have already leaked... Read more ...