Bank documentation suggests Apple Pay launch in Brazil is near

Rumors of Apple Pay’s launch in Brazil have been circulating for the last year, but it looks as if we might be nearing a launch. iHelp BR reports that some Itaú Unibanco customers have started seeing early signs of the services launch in the country… Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover The blog reports that […]

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HTC posts RUU for unlocked U11 life’s Android 8.0 Oreo update

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_u11l.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-463681" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_u11l-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>It took a little longer than usual, but HTC has just posted the RUU for the <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/30/unlocked-htc-u11-life-gets-android-8-0-oreo-update-us/">U11 life's Android 8.0 update</a>. The <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/30/htc-posts-ruu-unlocked-u11s-android-8-0-oreo-update/">U11's RUU was released</a> just three days after <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/27/android-8-0-oreo-unlocked-htc-u11-will-arrive-tomorrow-november-27/">its Oreo update was pushed</a>, but the U11 life had to wait nearly two weeks. In any case, it's now here and ready for you to download.</p> <p><span id="more-463680"></span></p> <p>The update carries version number <strong>2.15.617.2 </strong>and comes in at around 1.9GB, about the same as the U11's RUU.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/htc-posts-ruu-unlocked-u11-lifes-android-8-0-oreo-update/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/htc-posts-ruu-unlocked-u11-lifes-android-8-0-oreo-update/'>HTC posts RUU for unlocked U11 life's...

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Google Phone v15 adds assisted dialing for international travelers, white nav bar, and possibly pre-call support for dual-SIM phones [APK Teardown]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_phone.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-463663" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_phone.png" alt="" width="728" height="300" /></a></p> <p>An update to Google's Phone app began rolling out to users earlier today. Besides <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/google-finally-enables-button-instantly-start-duo-video-calls-ongoing-phone-call/">enabling the seamless video calling feature with Duo</a>, which also works on v14, this update comes with a few additions of its own. The previously discussed Assisted Dialing feature for international travelers has been enabled and is ready to make life a little easier, and users on Android 8.1 will now see the white navigation bar that's been creeping into a few of Google's apps.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/google-phone-v15-adds-assisted-dialing-international-travelers-white-nav-bar-possibly-pre-call-support-dual-sim-phones-apk-teardown/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/google-phone-v15-adds-assisted-dialing-international-travelers-white-nav-bar-possibly-pre-call-support-dual-sim-phones-apk-teardown/'>Google Phone...

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December 2017 platform distribution numbers: Oreo’s piece of the pie nearly doubles as Nougat’s share continues to grow

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Dashboards__Android_Developers_-_Google_Chrome_2017-12-11_21-17-57.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-463673" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Dashboards__Android_Developers_-_Google_Chrome_2017-12-11_21-17-57-728x470.png" alt="" width="668" height="431" /></a></p> <p>Well, it's that time of the month again. Like last month, Google's a bit later than it usually is with these numbers, and it isn't because we have a new version of Android for the chart. Although 8.1 has been released, this month's platform distribution numbers don't include it. Nougat continues to make gains, cumulatively adding an extra 2.7% to its slice of the pie, and Oreo has almost doubled to 0.5%. <span id="more-463658"></span></p> <p>If you just want to look at the numbers, here they are:</p> <h2 class="tablepress-table-name tablepress-table-name-id-78">Android version...

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The Humble ‘Indie Hits’ Mobile Bundle includes 11 awesome Noodlecake games for one low price

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_hs33.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-463672" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_hs33-728x704.png" alt="" width="668" height="646" /></a></p> <p>There's a new Android-oriented Humble Bundle today, and this one comes your way courtesy of Noodlecake. For a few bucks, you can get up to 11 games. You get to pick your price, so as little as a one greenback entitles you to some DRM-free gaming fun.</p> <p><span id="more-463668"></span></p> <p>As with all the recent mobile bundles, this one has three tiers. At the bottom level you have four games that are unlocked if you pay $1 or more: Invert, Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, Alto's Adventure, and Pug's Quest.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/humble-indie-hits-mobile-bundle-includes-11-awesome-noodlecake-games-one-low-price/" class="read-more">Read...

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Google finally enables button to instantly start Duo video calls from ongoing phone calls

<p id="qhVZgFD" style="text-align: center"><img class="alignnone wp-image-463650 size-hero-size" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/img_5a2f1ebb075b2-728x367.png" width="668" height="337" /></p> <p>During Google's reveal of the Pixel 2 on October 4th, we spotted a new <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/09/google-prepares-deeper-duo-integration-dialer-messages-goes-live-phone-app-v13/">video call button appearing on the Phone's in-call screen</a>. Tapping on it was meant to switch both members to a video call using Google Duo. Google later added details to support articles that implied this functionality was already live, but the button remained hidden through a few updates to Duo and a couple to the Phone app.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/google-finally-enables-button-instantly-start-duo-video-calls-ongoing-phone-call/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/google-finally-enables-button-instantly-start-duo-video-calls-ongoing-phone-call/'>Google finally enables button to instantly start Duo video calls from ongoing phone...

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YouTube TV expands to 34 new markets including New Orleans, Fresno, Omaha, and Tuscon

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/nexus2cee_youtube-tv2.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-416881" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/nexus2cee_youtube-tv2-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Google's streaming television service is quite affordable at a mere $35 a month. While many might jump at the idea, there is an unfortunate restriction. So far, it's only available in some markets. But, as of today, a few million more people can now access it, as YouTube TV is rolling out to 34 new areas including New Orleans, Omaha, and Tuscon. <span id="more-463641"></span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">🗣️ Cable-free live TV is now in 34 new metro areas.</p></blockquote><div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/youtube-tv-expands-34-new-markets-including-new-orleans-omaha-tuscon/" class="read-more">Read More</a><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/youtube-tv-expands-34-new-markets-including-new-orleans-omaha-tuscon/'>YouTube TV expands to 34 new...

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[Deal Alert] DJI Mavic Pro @ $799 ($200 off), Spark $349 ($150 off) + $50 GC

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_DJI_Mavic_Pro_Camera_Drone_-_CP.PT_.000500__BH_Ph_2017-12-11_17-31-36.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-463624" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_DJI_Mavic_Pro_Camera_Drone_-_CP.PT_.000500__BH_Ph_2017-12-11_17-31-36-728x326.png" alt="" width="668" height="299" /></a></p> <p>Most of us have probably wished we could fly at some point. True, we've got external mechanical means of flight, but every kiddo's dream of a running start with outstretched arms remains firmly in the realm of fantasy. While science works to solve that problem, you can pick up a drone to sate your Icarian desires in the meantime. And you're in luck, as there just so happens to be a small pile of discounts for DJI drones like the Mavic Pro and Spark.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/deal-alert-bh-great-deals-dji-mavic-pro-spark-mini-spark-fly-70-200-off-gift-cards/"...

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GymKit makes US debut in New York City, more gyms coming in 2018

Apple’s GymKit platform is making its United States debut. After initially rolling out in Australia and London, CNET today reports that GymKit support is live at its first American gym… Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover According to the report, GymKit is supported at Life Time Athletic at Sky, a “luxury health club” in Manhattan. […]

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[Deal Alert] Samsung Gear 360 (2017) is just $149.99 ($80 off) on Amazon

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screen-Shot-2017-12-11-at-4.36.13-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-463618" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screen-Shot-2017-12-11-at-4.36.13-PM-728x442.png" alt="" width="668" height="406" /></a></p> <p>360-degree videos still can't be considered popular, but they've been becoming more widespread over the past few years. If you'd like to be at the forefront of the 360-degree video charge, <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Gear-Camera-Version-Warranty/dp/B06XR9SGXL?tag=androidpolice-20">Amazon</a> is now offering the 2017 edition of the Gear 360 for <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Gear-Camera-Version-Warranty/dp/B06XR9SGXL?tag=androidpolice-20">just $149.99</a> - a solid $80 off the MSRP.</p> <p><span id="more-463617"></span></p> <p>This newest version of the Gear 360 sports a handle instead of a tripod base, a pair of 8.4MP CMOS fisheye lenses, capable of 15MP photos and 4K video at 24fps.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/deal-alert-samsung-gear-360-2017-just-149-99-80-off-amazon/" class="read-more">Read...

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YouTube TV now available in 84 cities following 35 market expansion

YouTube TV’s last rollout in September brought the streaming service to nearly 50 markets around the U.S. Since then, Google has added features like dedicated Android TV, Xbox, and smart TV apps, as well a useful picture-in-picture mode for Android. A huge expansion today now brings the cord-cutting solution to 35 more markets. Nintendo Switch These […]

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Google’s research team releases two new experimental photo apps for iOS

Inspired by the success of Motion Stills, Google is releasing more photography apps built on experimental technology. Today, Google is launching two new “appsperimentals” for iOS that take advantage of recent phone and computer vision advancements. “Photography appsperiments” are “usable and useful mobile photography experiences built on experimental technology.” Motion Stills, which launched first on […]

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Five Sigma’s HTML5-based aircraft battle .io game ‘Airmash’ is amazing, and it works perfectly on mobile

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171211-142940.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-463598" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171211-142940-728x364.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="334" /></a></p> <p><a href="https://airma.sh/"><em>Airmash</em></a> is an intense aircraft battle .io game that you can play in your web browser. The beauty is that it can be played on your phone or tablet in fullscreen with perfectly functioning touchscreen controls, all through your mobile browser. Seriously, once you start playing this game, you wouldn't even know that it's an HTML5 browser-based affair and not an app installed from the Play Store.</p> <p><span id="more-463597"></span></p> <p>Just like the majority of .io games out there, you will be competing in <em>Airmash </em>with other online players in order to see...

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Six to Start (developer of Zombies, Run!) releases The Walk, a fitness game with a story that progresses as you move

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_walk.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-463610" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_walk-728x459.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="421" /></a></p> <p>Modern technology can make us more sedentary and unhealthy, but developer Six to Start has released a few games that aim to do the opposite. Games like Zombies, Run! can make exercise kind of fun, but its latest release is a bit more casual. The new game, developed in cooperation with the UK's NHS and the Department of Health, is called The Walk. To play, just start walking. <span id="more-463603"></span></p> <p>The Walk plugs into Google Fit to track your steps.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/six-start-developer-zombies-run-releases-walk-fitness-game-story-progresses-move/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/11/six-start-developer-zombies-run-releases-walk-fitness-game-story-progresses-move/'>Six to Start (developer of Zombies, Run!)...

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