Feedly updated w/ iPhone X optimization and new dark mode

Popular news reading service Feedly today announced a major update for its iOS app. The update focuses on bringing interface enhancements to iPhone X users, including a new dark mode that looks pretty stunning on the iPhone X’s OLED display… Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover Feedly says the new design is optimized for both […]

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[Deal Alert] Get an LG Signature Edition with a zirconium ceramic back, 256GB of storage, and two pairs of B&O headphones for just ~$1,820 ($1000 extra) in South Korea

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_signature.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-463030 size-hero-size" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_signature-e1512696239190-728x397.png" width="668" height="364" /></a></p> <p>The <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/14/lg-v30-review-proof-lg-can-build-grown-phone-mostly/">LG V30</a> has the best build quality of any LG phone we've ever seen, but perhaps that's still not premium enough for you. Perhaps you're a high-class individual who needs to have the fanciest materials and the most exclusive trinkets. If so, you're in luck - LG has announced the Signature Edition, a V30 with a fancy back, upgraded RAM and storage, two pairs of included headphones, optional engraving, and a much more classy price of 2,000,000 Korean won ($1820 USD).<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/deal-alert-get-lg-signature-edition-zirconium-ceramic-back-256gb-storage-two-pairs-bo-headphones-just-1820-1000-extra-south-korea/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/deal-alert-get-lg-signature-edition-zirconium-ceramic-back-256gb-storage-two-pairs-bo-headphones-just-1820-1000-extra-south-korea/'>[Deal Alert]...

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The ‘Check for update’ button on Pixel/Nexus devices still isn’t pulling the latest OTAs as promised, but it’ll be fixed in 2018

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_whyyyyyyyyy.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-463013" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_whyyyyyyyyy-728x601.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="551" /></a></p> <p>There was much celebration in the Android Police virtual HQ earlier this year when Googler Elliott Hughes revealed that the much-maligned "Check for update" button <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/09/22/mash-no-check-update-button-nexuspixel-now-always-pulls-latest-ota/">was getting an overhaul</a>. After so many pointless presses, this button would finally <em>do something</em> on Pixel and Nexus devices. If there was an update available, the button would download it. However, this feature still isn't working. According to Hughes, the bug that broke this feature will be fixed in early 2018.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/check-update-button-pixel-nexus-devices-still-isnt-pulling-latest-otas-promised-itll-fixed-2018/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/check-update-button-pixel-nexus-devices-still-isnt-pulling-latest-otas-promised-itll-fixed-2018/'>The 'Check for update' button on Pixel/Nexus devices...

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 and 5 Plus come with 18:9 displays, big batteries, and prices starting at 799 CNY ($121 USD)

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_hongmi5.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-462950" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_hongmi5-728x364.png" alt="" width="668" height="334" /></a></p> <p>Few tech companies offer better bang for the buck than Xiaomi. That trend continues with the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus, which were just announced. Both the 5 and 5 Plus sport 18:9 displays with rounded corners, larger-than-average batteries, and low, low prices. These phones are virtually indistinguishable from flagships on the exterior, and the internals aren't half-bad either.</p> <p><span id="more-462941"></span></p> <p>Here's a table of all of the Redmi 5 and 5 Plus's specifications.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/xiaomi-redmi-5-5-plus-come-189-displays-big-batteries-prices-starting-799-cny-121-usd/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/xiaomi-redmi-5-5-plus-come-189-displays-big-batteries-prices-starting-799-cny-121-usd/'>Xiaomi Redmi 5 and 5 Plus come with 18:9 displays, big...

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Hilton to start rolling out new smart hotel room system next year

Hilton is planning to rollout a full mobile-focused connected room next year. The hotel company announced today that it will deploy the Hilton Honors app with smart home features to all of its properties, allow visitors to manage their entire stay directly from the app… Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover Currently, Hilton’s Connected Room […]

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Google Contacts v2.4 readies multi-SIM support and prepares a new suggestion to fix nameless contacts [APK Teardown]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_contacts.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-462882" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_contacts.png" alt="" width="728" height="300" /></a></p> <p>A new version of Google Contacts came out yesterday, but it unfortunately <a href="https://plus.google.com/u/0/+ArtemRussakovskii/posts/SpPfjp2mQt3">doesn't seem to solve</a> the <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/contacts-sync-breaking-devices-running-android-oreo/">recent issue with contact syncing that some Oreo users are reporting</a>. This update appears to mostly fix bugs, but it does come with a couple of minor tweaks and some preparation for new feature additions in the future.<span id="more-462881"></span></p> <h2>What's New</h2> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171207-104018-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-462946" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171207-104018-1-329x233.png" alt="" width="329" height="233" /></a> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171207-104018-2.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-462947" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171207-104018-2-329x233.png" alt="" width="329" height="233" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center"><em><strong>Left:</strong> v2.3....

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Google is pushing final 8.1 OTA updates to Pixel 2 and 2 XL devices on the beta

<p><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 8.1 Oreo is final just a few weeks <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/27/android-8-1-developer-preview-2-now-available-pixel-nexus-devices/">after the second developer preview rolled out</a>. You can get the system images and OTA files for <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/05/android-8-1-ota-files-factory-images-now-live/">manual installation</a>, and OTAs are hitting phones running 8.0. That's not all—devices in the developer preview that were running DP2 are also seeing an OTA update today.</p> <p><span id="more-462994"></span></p> <p>So far, Pixel 2 and 2 XL devices are getting an OTA notification.</p> <p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_screenshot_20171207-152727.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-462999" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_screenshot_20171207-152727-329x585.png" width="346" height="615" /></a> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_DQentAfXkAA1PkH.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-462997" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_DQentAfXkAA1PkH-329x658.jpg" width="308" height="615" /></a></p> <p>For the Pixel...

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[Update: YouTube too] Google switches to white nav bar in Chrome 65 (Canary) and Google Photos

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2017/12/07 3:04pm PST Update" href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/google-switches-white-nav-bar-chrome-65-canary-google-photos/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2017/12/07 3:04pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">YouTube</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_nav.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-462953" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_nav-728x662.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="607" /></a></p> <p>The navigation bar on Google devices has been black since time immemorial, but that's starting to change. In both Chrome and Google Photos, the navigation bar has switched to white with black navigation buttons. It's just those apps so far (and the chrome change is in Canary), but maybe this is only the beginning.</p> <p><span id="more-462935"></span></p> <p>In Chrome, you'll find the new white navigation bar in...

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OnePlus 5T OxygenOS 4.7.4 OTA rolling out now with camera improvements and bugfixes

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_DSC00678.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-462934" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_DSC00678-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>The OnePlus 5T was only launched a few weeks ago, and already it's <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/22/oneplus-5t-breaks-companys-launch-day-sales-record-just-six-hours/">breaking all the company's sales records</a>. It might be breaking update records, too, as today marks the <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/23/oneplus-5t-receives-update-improve-unlocking-video-recording/">2nd update</a> to the device in less than a month. OxygenOS 4.7.4 is rolling out to the company's latest flagship as we speak, bringing with it camera improvements, bugfixes, and piles of optimizations. <span id="more-462931"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171207-154050.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-462938" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171207-154050-329x658.jpg" alt="" width="329" height="658" /></a> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171207-154939.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-462937" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171207-154939-329x658.jpg" alt="" width="329"...

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Qualcomm wants to make headphone dongles sound better by giving them Hi-Fi DACs

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_DSC09220.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-462979" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_DSC09220-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Headphone jacks are on the way out, and Qualcomm is looking to cash in on the situation - while also possibly making your headphones sound less bad over USB-C.</p> <p>As you know, most smartphones shipping without 3.5mm jacks do come with USB-C dongles to act as adapters for the traditional analog port. Most of those phones don't even contain a headphone amplifier at all, though (to save space and money), so those pieces actually go inside the dongle instead of the phone.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/qualcomm-wants-make-headphone-dongles-sound-better-giving-hi-fi-dacs/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/qualcomm-wants-make-headphone-dongles-sound-better-giving-hi-fi-dacs/'>Qualcomm wants to...

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Apple adds first new Aerial screensaver for Apple TV 4K

Apple has updated its aerial screensaver video feed for the Apple TV 4K this week with a handful of new videos. There are now a total of fourteen aerial videos for the Apple TV 4K, most are copied over from the 1080p Apple TV at higher resolution … Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial However, with […]

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Google switches to white nav bar in Chrome 65 (Canary) and Google Photos

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_nav.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-462953" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_nav-728x662.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="607" /></a></p> <p>The navigation bar on Google devices has been black since time immemorial, but that's starting to change. In both Chrome and Google Photos, the navigation bar has switched to white with black navigation buttons. It's just those apps so far (and the chrome change is in Canary), but maybe this is only the beginning.</p> <p><span id="more-462935"></span></p> <p>In Chrome, you'll find the new white navigation bar in v65, which is still in Canary. It'll take a few months for that to filter down to the versions most people use.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/google-switches-white-nav-bar-chrome-65-canary-google-photos/"...

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Chase app update adds ability to request new cards, prevent card blocks when traveling, and more

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_chase.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-462891 size-hero-size" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_chase-e1512675463100-728x409.png" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Mobile banking is great. You can deposit checks and move money around, all without having to go to a physical bank location. Chase is now adding even more features to its app, including the ability to request new cards when they're lost or stolen and to prevent card blocks when you travel.</p> <p><span id="more-462890"></span></p> <p>There are actually some pretty neat additions here. Here's the full changelog:</p> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-note"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-note"></i></div> <h3>WHAT'S NEW</h3> <ul><li>Request a new Chase credit or debit card if it was damaged or got lost.</li></ul></div><div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/chase-app-update-adds-ability-request-new-cards-prevent-card-blocks-traveling/" class="read-more">Read More</a></div><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/07/chase-app-update-adds-ability-request-new-cards-prevent-card-blocks-traveling/'>Chase...

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