[Update: Screenshots] Chrome OS feature will let users resume Android browsing sessions

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/07/23 6:50pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/23/chrome-os-feature-will-let-users-resume-android-browsing-sessions/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/07/23 6:50pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">Chrome Story has published screenshots of the new feature. When you open the app drawer, the most recent tab appears directly below the search bar. </span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/DSC03994.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-498032" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/DSC03994-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>One of the nice features in <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.emmx&hl=en_US">Microsoft Edge for Android</a> is the ability to move browsing sessions from your PC to your phone, and vice-versa. For example, if you're reading an article on Edge for Android, you can tap...

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Home screen Google search bar not showing history or suggestions for some Pixel users

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/home-screen-search-borked.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-504745 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/home-screen-search-borked-728x322.png" width="668" height="295" /></a></p> <p>The once-handy home screen Google search bar is acting up on Pixel devices. Many users, including some here at Android Police, are experiencing an annoying glitch that causes the bar to not show search history or suggestions of any kind.</p> <p><span id="more-504727"></span></p> <p>Reports have also cropped up on <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/GooglePixel/comments/918b57/the_new_google_app_update_no_longer_lets_me/">Reddit</a>. The issue is confirmed to affect the first-generation Pixel XL, as well as both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL (and if it's happening on all those, chances are good it's happening on the smaller first-gen model, too), on...

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Check out this cool video teaser showcasing Google’s modern use of Material Design

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/ezgif.com-optimize-2.gif" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-504732" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/ezgif.com-optimize-2.gif" alt="" width="728" height="410" /></a></p> <p>Material Design isn't some immutable standard. It's a flowing, breathing, evolving design. As our own former editor Liam (now a Googler) <a href="https://plus.google.com/u/0/+LiamSpradlin/posts/Ag9tS77uKs3">pointed out today</a>, the current expressions we've seen of Google Material are just one potential way to implement the changing design philosophy. So if you're eager to check the possible futures for Google's Material designs, you should probably watch this video.</p> <p><span id="more-504722"></span></p> <p>[vimeo 281003271 w=668 h=376]</p> <p>It's short, but it's pretty slick, reminding us of the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2014/06/25/io-2014-google-developers-youtube-posts-material-design-video-just-before-keynote/">original video announcement</a> which accompanied the I/O 2014 reveal for Material...

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[Deal Alert] Google Express “Back to School” coupon takes 20% off select electronics (up to $30 discount)

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/electronics-Google-Express-sale-discount-code-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504708" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/electronics-Google-Express-sale-discount-code-hero-728x246.png" alt="" width="668" height="226" /></a></p> <p>Whether you actually have kids or not, you might be interested in the latest promotion available at Google Express, which gives you 20% off (up to a total of $30) on "select Back to School electronics." This offer is open to both new and existing customers of the service, and it starts today, but there are a few catches. <span id="more-504707"></span></p> <p>For one, you'll need to be one of the first 5,000 people to use the coupon to get the discount.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/23/deal-alert-google-express-back-school-coupon-takes-20-off-select-electronics-30-discount/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/23/deal-alert-google-express-back-school-coupon-takes-20-off-select-electronics-30-discount/'>[Deal Alert] Google...

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Moto E5 Play and E5 Plus coming to T-Mobile on July 27

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nexus2cee_moto-e5-plus-leak.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-476279" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nexus2cee_moto-e5-plus-leak-728x400.png" alt="" width="668" height="367" /></a></p> <p>It's pretty rare for a company to accidentally leak information about its own products, but it does happen. <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/02/24/oops-samsung-uploads-galaxy-s9-launch-video-ahead-official-announcement/">Samsung's done it before</a>; in fact, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/23/samsung-accidentally-outs-unannounced-galaxy-watch-website/">it did so earlier today</a>. T-Mobile also has a reputation of spilling the beans on itself, and that's how we now know that the Moto E5 Play and Moto E5 Plus are coming to the magenta-themed carrier on July 27th.</p> <p><span id="more-504698"></span></p> <p>This information comes courtesy of T-Mobile's update support pages for both the Moto E5 Play and E5 Plus.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/23/moto-e5-play-e5-plus-coming-t-mobile-july-27/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/23/moto-e5-play-e5-plus-coming-t-mobile-july-27/'>Moto...

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Google’s 89,000+ employees have had zero phishing incidents since switching to hardware security keys in 2017

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/chrome_2018-07-23_19-40-14.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504702" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/chrome_2018-07-23_19-40-14-728x294.png" alt="" width="668" height="270" /></a></p> <p>Phishing attacks are deceptively successful against less experienced users, but even those that consider themselves reasonably technical can occasionally fall prey to the simple approach. According to <a href="https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/07/google-security-keys-neutralized-employee-phishing/">a recent report</a> by Krebs on Security, Google and its employees aren't among the <a href="https://www.wombatsecurity.com/state-of-the-phish">76% of businesses</a> that have been victims of phishing attacks in the last year. In fact, not one of the company's employees work accounts been successfully phished since 2017, thanks to hardware 2FA security keys.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/23/googles-89000-employees-zero-phishing-incidents-since-switching-hardware-security-keys-2017/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/23/googles-89000-employees-zero-phishing-incidents-since-switching-hardware-security-keys-2017/'>Google’s 89,000+ employees have had...

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108: Google Pixelbook 2, Samsung rumors, Google Material redesigns | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got a report that Google is planning to launch its second gen Pixelbook this fall, Samsung rumors regarding Galaxy Watch and Note 9, and a Google Material demo reel. 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.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/9to5google-daily-108.mp3 more…

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Report: YouTube TV needs a big ad revenue boost to become profitable

They’re still a drop in the bucket compared to the still-dominating traditional satellite and cable TV players, but so-called “skinny bundle” TV services like YouTube TV are gaining in popularity. Despite its growth in terms of sheer subscriber numbers, however, The Information reports today that Google is still trying to figure out how to make money […]

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[Deal Alert] Huawei Watch 2 Sport down to $180 ($80 off), Watch 2 Classic for $220 ($80 off)

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-23-at-6.38.26-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504689" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-23-at-6.38.26-PM-728x350.png" alt="" width="668" height="321" /></a></p> <p>The Android Wear market isn't what it once was, but one of the few manufacturers that has stuck around is Huawei. The Huawei Watch 2 Sport and Classic didn't wow us as much as the original Huatch, but given the price drops B&H is offering, they might be worth another look. The <a href="https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1327329-REG/huawei_55021796_watch_2_sport_carbon.html/BI/19931/KBID/13015">Sport is offered for $179.99</a>, and the <a href="https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1327330-REG/huawei_55021800_watch_2_classic_grey.html/BI/19931/KBID/13015">Classic for $219.99</a>.</p> <p><span id="more-504686"></span></p> <p>Both the Watch 2 Sport and Classic are equipped with a 1.2" 390p AMOLED display, a Snapdragon Wear 2100, 768MB of RAM, 4GB of storage,...

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Chrome will display all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’ starting July 24

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nexus2cee_chrome-https-hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-473136" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nexus2cee_chrome-https-hero.jpg" alt="" width="728" height="485" /></a></p> <p>HTTPS adoption has surged over the past few years, mostly thanks to the availability of free SSL/TLS certificates from <a href="https://letsencrypt.org/">Let's Encrypt</a>. Browser vendors have also been encouraging sites to switch to HTTPS, and Google said earlier this year that <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/02/08/chrome-will-show-http-sites-not-secure-later-year/">Chrome would eventually mark all HTTP-only sites as 'Not Secure.'</a></p> <p>Chrome 68 is due to be released tomorrow (at least on desktop platforms), and it's the first release that will display a 'Not secure' message in the address bar on HTTP pages.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/23/chrome-will-display-http-sites-not-secure-starting-tomorrow/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/23/chrome-will-display-http-sites-not-secure-starting-tomorrow/'>Chrome will...

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Samsung Might Beat Apple’s AirPower to Market

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/07/23/samsung-wireless-charger-apple-airpower-accessory/">Samsung Might Beat Apple’s AirPower to Market</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Alphabet posts huge 25% increase in revenue, investors shrug off impact of EU fine

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_Google-Dark-Side-Hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-482573" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_Google-Dark-Side-Hero-668x445.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Alphabet's second-quarter results were just released to investors, and although revenues are up 25%, reaching $32.65 billion—comparing favorably to both <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/23/alphabet-reports-31-15-billion-revenue-q1-2018-26-increase-last-year/">last quarter's results</a> and Q2 2017—it isn't all good news. Taking into account the effects of the recent <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/18/google-hit-record-5-billion-android-antitrust-fine-eu/">$5 billion antitrust fine</a> by the EU, net income is actually down <em>significantly </em>to ~$3.2 billion, a loss of 9.3% compared to Google's fine-extrapolated numbers for Q1 2017. That doesn't seem to have investors too worried, though, as the pre-fine numbers beat expectations by a large margin, driving up Alphabet's...

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Magnetic beetles and smart speakers? What on Earth is Samsung ‘Magbee’?

Samsung trademark filing emerges for “Magbee” name. The trademark covers a whole host of products, including potentially Samsung’s upcoming Bixby smart speaker. Bizarrely, a Magbee logo and evidence of a “magnetic beetle” speaker dial has also come to light. Samsung has filed for a mysterious new trademark — “Magbee” — which it may eventually use […]

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Google’s July 2018 Android platform update shows Oreo usage more than doubling since May

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-07-23-16_01_46-Window-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504660" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-07-23-16_01_46-Window-1-728x567.png" alt="" width="668" height="520" /></a></p> <p>We get it, Google. You're busy with a lot of things, and platform distribution updates can fall by the wayside. Still, the most recent two-month gap was unusual. Someone finally had time to spit out new numbers today, and it's actually rather good news. Oreo usage is up to 12.2% across both version, which is more than double where it was <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/08/may-2018-platform-distribution-shows-oreo-5-7/">back in May</a>.</p> <p><span id="more-504657"></span></p> <p>This market share for Google's latest OS version isn't <em>objectively</em> good, but it's good for a new version of Android.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/23/googles-july-2018-android-platform-update-shows-oreo-usage-doubling-since-may/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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