Facebook shuts down Moves, Hello, and ‘tbh’ mobile apps

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/nexus2cee_newsroom-01-coverimage.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-312277" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/nexus2cee_newsroom-01-coverimage.png" alt="" width="960" height="400" /></a></p> <p>Much like Google, Facebook is known to acquire or create experimental apps from time to time. Most of these projects end up being discontinued or merged into more established products. Today Facebook announced that three of the company's apps will be discontinued over the coming weeks.<span id="more-501254"></span></p> <p>Facebook Hello, a dialer replacement with contact and social media integration that <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2015/04/22/facebook-announces-hello-a-dialer-and-caller-id-replacement-with-social-smarts/">launched in 2015</a>, will shut down in a few weeks. 'Moves', a fitness app that the company <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2014/04/24/facebook-acquires-protogeo-the-creators-of-the-moves-activity-tracking-app/">bought in 2014</a>, is being deprecated on July 31.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/02/facebook-shuts-moves-hello-tbh-mobile-apps/"...

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Google Camera v5.3 prepares RAW support (again), corrections for wide-angle distortion, and possibly multi-channel audio [APK Teardown]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/camera.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-501248" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/camera.png" alt="" width="728" height="300" /></a></p> <p>Android P Developer Preview 4 is out, or Beta 3 as Google refers to it. With it comes the usual slurry of small app updates, some of which have little or no change while others come bearing some interesting fruit. The latest Google Camera update doesn't seem to include any live changes, but it does have hints of many new features to come, including the much-anticipated RAW support, a way to fix faces that were distorted by the wide-angle lens of your camera, an automatic framerate setting,...

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Google is working on a YouTube app for Fuchsia

Google is actively developing a YouTube app for its fledgling Fuchsia operating system, according to evidence we found in its source code. On a proposed change related to a Tic-Tac-Toe demo game being created for Fuchsia, Googler Larry Landry posted a link that appears to be for code from a private, in-development “YouTube Player”. more…

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Android P Developer Preview 4 just started rolling out

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/07/02/android-p-developer-preview-4-now-available/">Android P Developer Preview 4 just started rolling out</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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100: All about Android P Developer Preview 4 | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got the release of Android P Developer Preview 4. Listen to get the full rundown on everything this release packs — there are more user-facing changes here than you’d expect. 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.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/9to5google-daily-100.mp3 more…

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Android P DP4 refreshes entire UI’s iconography by removing fill

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screenshot_20180702-165533.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-501222" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screenshot_20180702-165533-728x281.png" alt="" width="668" height="258" /></a></p> <p>We'd thought that the latest Android P developer preview wouldn't be seeing very many visual changes given that it's the fourth of its kind, but it looks like we were wrong. DP4 has brought a pretty extensive iconography refresh, removing the fill from icons across the entire interface.</p> <p><span id="more-501212"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screenshot_20180702-142313.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-501164" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screenshot_20180702-142313-329x585.png" alt="" width="329" height="585" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-07-02-12.50.15.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-501165" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-07-02-12.50.15-329x585.png" alt="" width="329" height="585" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center"><em><strong>left: </strong></em><em>DP3. <strong>right: </strong></em><em>DP4.</em></p> <p>This change was first spotted when we compared the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/02/android-p-dp4-revises-gesture-navigation-button-design/">gesture nav button designs</a>...

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Google accused of allowing third-parties to read your Gmail

The Wall Street Journal alleges that Google allows third-party companies to read your Gmail messages with an unknown amount of oversight. Google itself promised to end the practice of reading Gmail messages a year ago; but apparently, third-parties were not part of that promise. Google declined to comment on the WSJ article. Today, The Wall Street […]

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Anatomy of an app: An introduction to activity lifecycles

When you first boot up a new Android Studio project, you’re greeted not with a blank page, but a whole bunch of what is known as “boilerplate” code. This is code needed for the vast majority of apps and to get that “Hello World” example up and running. But what does it all mean? What is […]

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Start building robots with this DIY Arduino bundle

Robots are cool. If we build them ourselves, they’re double cool. Are you looking to kickstart new adventures building robots and IoT devices? Arduino is definitely the way to go, and TechDeals has a sweet treat for those aspiring to learn the platform. Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. […]

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Browser maker Opera plans to go public in the US

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/opera-new-logo-brand-identity-portal-to-web-1024x644.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-501216" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/opera-new-logo-brand-identity-portal-to-web-1024x644-728x458.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="420" /></a></p> <p>Opera has been making browsers and other apps for years, and now it's taking the next step. Opera has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US, hoping to raise around $115 million. However, that number could change as we get closer to the IPO.</p> <p><span id="more-501207"></span></p> <p>Opera says in its filing that it does turn a profit every year. The Opera VPN service <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/30/opera-vpn-android-shutting-today/">shut down recently</a>, but its other apps make money in a few ways.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/02/browser-maker-opera-plans-go-public-us/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/02/browser-maker-opera-plans-go-public-us/'>Browser maker Opera plans to go...

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