Anki Cozmo app update expands programming functionality

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_DSC01038.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-445124" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_DSC01038-728x484.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="444" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/09/12/cozmo-collectors-edition-review-still-adorable-still-fun/">Back in September</a>, Anki released a special Collectors Edition of its Cozmo toy robot, alongside a major app update for both the original and new models. One of its Cozmo's many features is the ability to program basic tasks through the mobile app. While a full Python-based SDK is available for those wanting to use real programming languages, the drag-and-drop Code Lab had most of the essentials.<span id="more-462767"></span></p> <p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20170911-211506.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-445134" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20170911-211506.png" alt="" width="1920" height="1080" /></a></p> <p>Anki has released an update for the Cozmo app, with...

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Oreo will be rolling out to Android Wear starting today

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Android-Oreo-Android-Wear-Hero-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-462765" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Android-Oreo-Android-Wear-Hero-1-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Android Wear 2.0, deep down inside, is based on Nougat 7.0. A bit over a month ago the platform saw news of a <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/02/android-wear-beta-program-opens-oreo-8-0-available-lg-watch-sport/">coming update to Oreo</a> in the form of a beta program, originally only available for the LG Watch Sport. We presume that beta is now over, because Android Oreo is rolling out to Wear devices starting today.</p> <p><span id="more-462763"></span></p> <a href="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js">https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js</a><!-- Place this tag where you want the widget to render. --><div class="g-post"> <p>This news comes according to a <a href="https://plus.google.com/+HoiLam/posts/eMzmoxztkpw">post</a> made by Hoi Lam, Wearables...

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ASUS Zenfone 4 Max updated to ZenUI 4.0

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_DSC_0013.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-453422" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_DSC_0013-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>ASUS has been working on its custom Android skin for years, named 'ZenUI.' The fourth major version first appeared on some Zenfone 4 devices, but a few in that line were still rocking ZenUI 3. One of these was <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/31/asus-zenfone-4-max-review/">the Zenfone 4 Max</a>, and now ASUS is finally getting around to updating it.<span id="more-462754"></span></p> <p>An over-the-air update has started to roll out to the Zenfone 4 Max, with the highlight feature being ZenUI 4.0.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/06/asus-zenfone-4-max-updated-zenui-4-0/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/06/asus-zenfone-4-max-updated-zenui-4-0/'>ASUS Zenfone 4 Max updated to ZenUI 4.0</a> was written...

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Snapdragon 845 reference phone hands-on: a peek at your next smartphone (kind of)

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_DSC09171.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-462743" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_DSC09171-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>The Snapdragon 845 <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/06/snapdragon-845-detailed-new-gpu-cpu-30-faster-graphics-30-efficient/">was announced today</a>, and after the press conference here in Hawaii came to an end this morning, Qualcomm unveiled the next-generation chip's reference platform to journalists.</p> <p>Reference platforms serve as tools for Qualcomm and its customers (the companies that make phones), and they're usually pretty crude aesthetically. The one Qualcomm has whipped together for its 845 platform is kind of nice, though, big bezels aside. I can't really tell you much about using it - it's running Android and it's filled with diagnostic software and a...

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Learn to code and start a new career in 2018

What are you waiting for? Learn how to code today and start a new career that you'll be proud of in 2018 with the Learn to Code 2018 Bundle. You can only ever achieve your goals if you choose to get started, and there's no better or more affordable way to learn coding than with this course bundle.

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Your 2017 Wrapped by Spotify is a musical year in review with a new custom playlist

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Spotify-unwrapped-2017-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-462709" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Spotify-unwrapped-2017-hero-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>One of the best things about the music streaming service Spotify is the platform's incredible ability to customize itself to the listener. Its automatically generated playlists are second to none, making it easy to find new music you like. The holidays are also a special time for Spotify listeners, as we get to look back at the last year's listening habits in the form of customized playlists, and this year Spotify has turned it into an interactive experience: <a href="https://2017wrapped.com/">Your 2017 Wrapped</a>. <span id="more-462707"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Your_2017_Wrapped_-_Google_Chrome_2017-12-06_16-59-43.png" class="...

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Chrome 63 adds new flags page, prepares Chrome Home UI for wide rollout, and more [APK Download]

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_chrome-beta-53-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-454857" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_chrome-beta-53-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="410" /></a></p> <p>It's that time of the month again - Google has released a brand new version of Chrome for Android. We're now up to version 63, which brings a few useful improvements and further changes to the in-development 'Chrome Home' interface.<span id="more-462701"></span></p> <h2>Chrome Home</h2> <p>Google has been working on a major interface revamp for Chrome <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/10/29/chrome-home-flag-hidden-chrome-devcanary-moves-address-bar-bottom/">since October of last year</a>, called 'Chrome Home.' It started to take shape <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/03/20/chromes-experimental-chrome-home-interface-now-bottom-tabs-revamped-new-tab-page/">in March</a>, and then <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/08/11/chrome-canary-62-new-rounded-interface-chrome-home/">it was revamped again in August</a>.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/06/chrome-63-adds-new-flags-page-prepares-chrome-home-ui-wide-rollout-apk-download/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/06/chrome-63-adds-new-flags-page-prepares-chrome-home-ui-wide-rollout-apk-download/'>Chrome 63 adds new flags page,...

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Tidal for iOS updated w/ support for CarPlay and iPhone X optimization

Streaming music service Tidal has today been updated with a pair of notable features: support for Apple’s CarPlay and iPhone X optimization. Tidal joins the likes of Apple Music, Pandora, and Spotify in offering a dedicated app for CarPlay. Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover With CarPlay support, Tidal subscribers can now access their full […]

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[Update: More info] OnePlus confirms it won’t have Project Treble on any current devices, including the OnePlus 5T

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2017/12/06 2:31pm PST Update" href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/06/oneplus-confirms-wont-project-treble-current-devices-including-oneplus-5t/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2017/12/06 2:31pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">More info</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/nexus2cee_5t-2-1.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-459325" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/nexus2cee_5t-2-1-728x473.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="434" /></a></p> <p>Android updates have never been very fast or consistent, but Google took some steps to improve the process several months ago. That's when it announced Project Treble, a feature of Android Oreo and later that makes OTAs modular. Devices that launch with Oreo will support Treble, but those updated to Oreo won't—at least mostly. OnePlus has confirmed on its forums that Treble won't...

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Apple releases iTunes 12.7.2 with bug fixes & performance improvements

Apple has pushed a minor iTunes update this evening, which comes on the heels of the release of macOS 10.13.2 to the public. The update brings the application to version 12.7.2… Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover The update doesn’t bring any notable new features, but Apple says it should include app and performance improvements, […]

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Pokémon GO is getting dynamic weather and gen 3 Pokémon [APK Download]

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_2017-12-06-15_46_39-Introducing-Weather-and-50-Pok%C3%A9mon-from-the-Hoenn-Region-in-Pok%C3%A9mon-GO-Pok%C3%A9mo.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-462703" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_2017-12-06-15_46_39-Introducing-Weather-and-50-Pok%C3%A9mon-from-the-Hoenn-Region-in-Pok%C3%A9mon-GO-Pok%C3%A9mo-728x455.png" alt="" width="668" height="418" /></a></p> <p>Pokémon GO was almost impossibly popular when it launched in summer 2016, but interest has waned since then. Some players came back when the game added gen 2 Pokémon to the mix, and now there will probably be another bump in the number of players. Niantic is rolling out an update today that adds gen 3 Pokémon to the game, as well as dynamic weather conditions that can affect gameplay.</p> <p><span id="more-462698"></span></p> <p>According to the announcement post, this week players will start seeing 50 new Pokémon from the Hoenn Region (that's where the gen 3 Pokémon...

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Crows Crows Crows disrupts the means of food production in its debut game ‘Eat: The Revolution’

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171204-140608.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-462660" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171204-140608-728x375.png" alt="" width="668" height="344" /></a></p> <p>You may not have heard of the developer <a href="http://crowscrowscrows.com/">Crows Crows Crows</a> before, but that's alright, because before their release of <em>Eat: The Revolution</em> I too had no idea who they were. Apparently, this development company is headed by <a href="http://store.steampowered.com/app/221910/The_Stanley_Parable/">The Stanley Parable</a> co-creator <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Pugh_(game_designer)">William Pugh</a>. If you have ever played through The Stanley Parable, you should be quite familiar with the high-concept game design of William Pugh. <em>Eat: The Revolution</em> is no different in this regard as it offers something very distinctive when compared to the average game on...

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