Smartphone quiz: Do you know what these acronyms mean?

You’re probably familiar with smartphone-related terms such as GPS, NFC, and USB, but do you really know what they mean? Let’s find out. This week’s quiz revolves around well-known acronyms, and your job is to figure out what they stand for. There are three choices available for each of the 10 questions, only one of which […]

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Moto G7 renders reveal new ‘Power’ variant and multiple notch styles

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/moto-g6-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-538843" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/moto-g6-hero-728x400.png" alt="" width="668" height="367" /></a></p> <p>The Moto G series has gone through plenty of design revisions over the years, but all variations — regular, Play, and Plus — usually share the same look. That might change this year, if renders from leaked CAD files are to be believed.<span id="more-538842"></span></p> <p>Ishan Agarwal provided MySmartPrice with several renders of the upcoming Moto G7 series, including the G7 Plus, G7, G7 Play, and G7 Power. That's right, Motorola is adding<em> yet another</em> tier to the G series, because that's not confusing.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/18/moto-g7-renders-reveal-new-power-variant-and-multiple-notch-styles/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/18/moto-g7-renders-reveal-new-power-variant-and-multiple-notch-styles/'>Moto G7...

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Netflix: What to watch the weekend of January 18, 2019

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2019/01/18/netflix-what-to-watch-the-weekend-of-january-18-2019/">Netflix: What to watch the weekend of January 18, 2019</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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ActionDash, from the developer of Action Launcher, brings Digital Wellbeing features to any phone

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/actiondash_promo_static.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-538823" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/actiondash_promo_static-728x357.png" alt="" width="668" height="328" /></a></p> <p>Google soft-launched Digital Wellbeing with Android Pie, but it's still only available on a few phones. If you're sick of waiting, developer Chris Lacy has launched a new app that brings similar features to any Android phone. ActionDash tracks how you use your phone like Digital Wellbeing, but it includes more goodies like a dark mode, daily summaries, data backup, and more.</p> <p><span id="more-538820"></span></p> <p>ActionDash doesn't require Pie or any of Google's Wellbeing tools.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/18/actiondash-from-the-developer-of-action-launcher-brings-digital-wellbeing-features-to-any-phone/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/18/actiondash-from-the-developer-of-action-launcher-brings-digital-wellbeing-features-to-any-phone/'>ActionDash, from the developer of Action Launcher, brings Digital Wellbeing features to...

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9to5Google Daily 205: Google testing Fuchsia on the Lenovo Smart Clock?

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 app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. https://9to5google.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/9to5google-daily-205.mp3 Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750! New episodes of 9to5Google Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our podcast in Google […]

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Apple releases new ‘made with iPad Pro’ videos

In a series of new videos posted this evening, Apple is focusing creativity and productivity on the new iPad Pro. The theme for all of the videos revolve around “made with iPad Pro” which is similar to Apple’s “Shot on iPhone” ads, focusing on the strengths of the device. In this case, creativity and productivity. […]

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Moto G7 leak blows the lid off Motorola’s future

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2019/01/18/moto-g7-leaks-reveals-the-notch-is-coming-to-the-terrific-mid-tier-smartphone-line/">Moto G7 leak blows the lid off Motorola’s future</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Fuchsia Friday: ‘Cleo’ prototype likely a smart clock

With CES 2019 now in the rear-view, we’re reflecting on the innovations that were on display, including new ways to interact with the Google Assistant. One of these, the Lenovo Smart Clock, may hold unexpected answers for Google’s hardware plans for Fuchsia. The recently unveiled Lenovo Smart Clock marks the beginning of a new, extra-small […]

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Pick up a 4K-streaming Roku Premiere for just $33 at Rakuten

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/premiere.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-516911" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/premiere-728x361.png" alt="" width="668" height="331" /></a></p> <p>Streaming media players have really come down in price over the last few years. If you want to get Netflix on your dumb TV (or smart TV with terrible apps), you've got plenty of affordable options — like the Roku Premiere, which is capable of 4K streaming and is currently just $32.99 for Rakuten members.</p> <p><span id="more-538834"></span></p> <p>Roku has all the apps you could want, like Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, and even Google Play Movies & TV, and the Premiere can output video in 4K.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/18/pick-up-a-4k-streaming-roku-premiere-for-just-33-at-rakuten/" class="read-more">Read...

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Android malware uses phone motion sensors to hide itself

In the movie Batman Begins, Commissioner Gordon lectures Batman on how his theatrical persona will likely lead to the same kind of escalation from the bad guys of the city. As good as Batman might be, he does set the bar higher for a harder class of criminal. A similar escalation is happening within Android […]

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Google Maps is adding one of Waze’s best features

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2019/01/18/google-maps-is-adding-one-of-wazes-best-features/">Google Maps is adding one of Waze’s best features</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Fleksy keyboard v9.7.6 picks up space-bar cursor control, Giphy integration

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/fleksy-thumb.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-thumbnail wp-image-538822" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/fleksy-thumb-150x150.png" alt="" width="150" height="150" /></a></p> <p>Third-party keyboard app Fleksy has picked up a couple of new features, one of which is practically essential to the touch-typing experience. As of version 9.7.6, users can now hold down on the space bar and slide their finger left and right to adjust the position of the cursor in the text field. Other keyboards, like Gboard, have had this feature for some time.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">[Update] Fleksy 9.7.6 update now available for Android <br />Fleksy partnered with <a href="https://twitter.com/GIPHY?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@GIPHY</a> to give you even more GIFS!!!😍 Plus, check out...

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Spotify is working on a gadget to stream music in your car, because you need more things to plug in

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Generic-Spotify-Hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-500554" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Generic-Spotify-Hero-728x476.png" alt="" width="668" height="437" /></a></p> <p>Just a couple of days ago, we reported on a new "car view" mode <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/16/spotify-is-testing-an-updated-car-view-mode-suitable-for-driving/">being tested by Spotify</a>, which (as the name might suggest) optimizes the app's interface for use in a car by making everything a whole lot bigger. Turns out, that might not be the company's only plans when it comes to in-vehicle entertainment. <a href="https://www.ft.com/content/bcc9b71a-1b33-11e9-b93e-f4351a53f1c3">Financial Times</a> is reporting that Spotify has hardware goals, planning what it calls a "voice-controlled in-car music player."</p> <p><span id="more-538819"></span></p> <p>The new hardware would reportedly sync to existing stereos via Bluetooth,...

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Latest Pocophone F1 update brings 960fps video recording and more

The global stable version of MIUI 10.2.2.0 is rolling out now to the Xiaomi Pocophone F1. The update comes several weeks after Xiaomi released Android 9 Pie for the affordable smartphone. The update introduces 960fps slow-motion video recording. The Pocophone F1 currently supports 120fps and 240fps slow-motion video recording, so the third setting is a […]

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Get protected with Password Boss — just $19.99

Password Boss Premium is on offer this week, and if you’ve ever had your phone lost or stolen you’ll know why it’s handy. Without a password manager, even when all the insurance is sorted out and you’ve got a new device, how do you remember all your passwords to get back into your accounts?  Most of us […]

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Controlling iRobot’s Roomba vacuum with Siri, no HomeKit required

Robot vacuums remains one obvious category HomeKit should support in the future. HomeKit support would bring voice control for vacuums through Siri, app control through the Home app and Control Center, and clean up scheduling through automation — all in the same app you manage other smart home accessories. Even without HomeKit support, you can […]

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