Google News

Google AR tape measure app now available from Play Store for select devices

June 25, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google has another new app available in the Play Store. It’s called “Measure – quick, everyday measurements” and is a digital AR (Augmented Reality) tape measure app. We saw a demonstration of the feature at a Google event a ways back, but the feature is now rolling out to more users in the form of its own application.

Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 6/18 – 6/22: Which Android devices were updated this week?

June 24, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re reading this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

Google News

Continued Conversation feature now rolling out in Google Assistant

June 24, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google Assistant keeps on getting better and a new update is in the process of rolling out. Being added is a feature Google demonstrated in May at Google I/O 2018 called ‘Continued Conversation‘. The purpose is to make conversation with your Google Assistant sound and feel more natural.

Polls

Weekly Poll: How much will you spend on a foldable Galaxy X?

June 23, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Is it obvious or not that Samsung is having a hard time selling the Galaxy S9? You tell me. Since the global release of Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Samsung has come out with larger storage variants and a new color. Not only that, but we hear that the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S10 announcements are moving up with a possible third flagship by the name Galaxy X coming in March. Samsung has a lot to think about.

General News

Moto Z3 Play, Moto G6 Play join Amazon’s Prime Exclusive line

June 22, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The Amazon Prime Exclusive line of smartphones continues to grow with more options. This week, Amazon added two of the newest Motorola devices from Lenovo, adding to the company’s collection available on the program. The brand new Moto Z3 Play and the company’s Moto G6 Play have been added as the latest options and are available for pre-order.

General News

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 duo will soon come in Sunrise Gold

June 22, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Sales of the Galaxy S9 duo aren’t looking so hot, but Samsung has some ideas in mind. There are new 128GB and 256GB storage variants available already, and from June 24, Samsung will offer a new color variant of each the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in the US. On this day, Sunrise Gold will join Midnight Black, Lilac Purple, Coral Blue, and Titanium Gray.

Google App Updates

Changes make Google Account Dashboard easier to read and adjust

June 22, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Millions of people around the world log into their Google account daily and check their account dashboard in the process. With privacy becoming a common concern among American consumers following the Facebook scandal, tech giants like Google are making it easier for their users to make adjustments to what can and cannot be seen by others or used for advertising purposes.

Apps & Games

PUBG Mobile v0.6.0 brings first-person mode and more

June 21, 2018 Doug Demagistris

PUBG has been out on Android for a number of months now and while players have enjoyed the mobile version of the game, it has lacked one key feature. First-person mode is common in most games like PUBG, but is only now making its way into the mobile game with v0.6.0.

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