Facebook adapting its app’s navigation icons to your personalized usage

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screenshot_20180801-000836.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-506351 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screenshot_20180801-000836-e1533097349883-728x280.png" width="668" height="257" /></a></p> <p>It's no secret that plenty of apps/services take your usage data and personalize your experience with it, but Facebook is trying something new with that information. The company is preparing to personalize its app's navigation bar with nav bar icons depending on how much it deems you need each one.</p> <p><span id="more-506350"></span></p> <p>If you go to your Facebook app right now, you'll see five icons (in this order): News Feed, Watch, Marketplace, Notifications, and Menu.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/31/facebook-adapting-apps-navigation-icons-personalized-usage/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/31/facebook-adapting-apps-navigation-icons-personalized-usage/'>Facebook adapting its app's navigation icons to your personalized usage</a> was written...

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[Update: Live, APK Download] Google Clock app now supports Spotify for alarms

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/07/31 9:01pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/31/google-clock-app-now-supports-spotify-alarms/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/07/31 9:01pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">It seems that Google was being quite conservative on that 'later this week' claim, as the APK necessary to enable the feature (Clock v5.3) is already out. The feature puts</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/spot.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-506255" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/spot-728x513.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="471" /></a></p> <p>Most people don't like to wake up to the grating whine of a regular alarm clock, and a lot of the "alarm" sounds on phones are scarcely better. Now, the Google Clock app offers an...

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[Deal Alert] LG G7+ ThinQ (6GB/128GB) down to $630 on eBay

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-31-at-11.26.48-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-506342" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-31-at-11.26.48-PM-728x301.png" alt="" width="668" height="276" /></a></p> <p>Right now, Amazon is selling the LG G7 ThinQ for $649.99, or $100 off MSRP. It sounds like a decent discount until you see what seller never-msrp on eBay has to offer: <a href="http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&pub=5574915657&toolid=10001&campid=5336677250&customid=&mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fitm%2FLG-G7-ThinQ-128GB-G710EAW-FACTORY-UNLOCKED-6-1-Black-Platinum-Blue-Raspberry%2F202328833353">the upgraded G7+ ThinQ, which isn't offered here in the US, for $20 <em>less</em> at $629.99</a>.</p> <p><span id="more-506341"></span></p> <p>So how does the <a href="http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&pub=5574915657&toolid=10001&campid=5336677250&customid=&mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fitm%2FLG-G7-ThinQ-128GB-G710EAW-FACTORY-UNLOCKED-6-1-Black-Platinum-Blue-Raspberry%2F202328833353">G7+ ThinQ</a> differ from the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/09/lg-g7-thinq-review-lg-needs-thinqing-stand/">standard G7</a>, you ask? Well, it gets an extra 2GB of RAM, upping the total to 6GB, and an additional 64GB of storage, making the total 128GB.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/31/deal-alert-lg-g7-thinq-6gb-128gb-630-ebay/"...

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MoviePass Desperately Needs More Money from You

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/07/31/moviepass-price-increase-failing-business/">MoviePass Desperately Needs More Money from You</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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[Deal Alert] Sony Xperia XZ2 down to $650 ($150 off), XZ2 Compact $570 ($80 off) at B&H

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/image-2.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-506325" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/image-2-728x365.png" alt="" width="668" height="335" /></a></p> <p>Sony seems to finally be <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/11/sony-xperia-xz2-xz2-compact-coming-best-buy-amazon-us/">making somewhat of an effort stateside</a>, having put the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/20/sony-xperia-xz2-xz2-compact-now-pre-order-us/">Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact up for pre-order here</a> around three months ago. Now that it's ditched the side-mounted fingerprint sensor design, there are even functional fingerprint sensors here in the US! <a href="https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1400720-REG/sony_1313_7926_xperia_xz2_h8266_64gb.html/BI/19931/KBID/13015">B&H is currently offering the XZ2 for $649.99</a> and the <a href="https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1400726-REG/sony_1313_7920_xperia_xz2_compact_h8314.html/BI/19931/KBID/13015">XZ2 Compact for $569.99</a>, equating to a $150 and $80 discount, respectively.</p> <p><span id="more-506324"></span></p> <p>If there's one thing Sony should be applauded for, it's for releasing small phones with nearly identical...

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LG Stylo 4 joins Amazon’s Prime Exclusive lineup, priced at $250

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-31-at-5.44.46-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-506315 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-31-at-5.44.46-PM-e1533073546479-728x408.png" width="668" height="374" /></a></p> <p>Amazon's line of Prime Exclusive smartphones is continuing to grow. Most recently, the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/17/deal-alert-lg-v35-thinq-prime-exclusive-now-available-600-300-off-amazon/">LG V35 ThinQ unexpectedly joined the lineup</a>. The latest phone to become available in Prime Exclusive flavor is another LG phone, the Stylo 4, though it's much more budget-oriented and a lot cheaper at $249.99.</p> <p><span id="more-506314"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-31-at-6.06.37-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-506317" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-31-at-6.06.37-PM-668x413.png" alt="" width="668" height="413" /></a></p> <p>The <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/13/samsung-galaxy-j7-arrives-att-t-mobile-joined-house-legere-lgs-stylo-4/">Stylo 4 became available at T-Mobile</a> earlier this month, so this isn't its first introduction to the US market. As a recap, it sports a 6.2"...

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LineageOS 15.1 now available for the 2016 Pixel and Pixel XL

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/nexus2cee_DSC05227-1.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-391620" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/nexus2cee_DSC05227-1.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>The Nexus devices of old were some of the best phones when it came to custom ROMs, and while the Pixels are still popular options for software mods, CyanogenMod/LineageOS has never offered official builds. I'm not sure the exact reason why, but I assume it had something to do with the A/B partitioning scheme, or perhaps there was not a maintainer available to work on it.<span id="more-506307"></span></p> <p>Regardless of why it wasn't available before, official LineageOS 15.1 (Android 8.1) builds are now live for the 2016 Google Pixel (<a href="https://download.lineageos.org/sailfish">sailfish</a>)...

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