This is ‘Shortwave,’ Google Area 120’s experimental podcasting app

Last month, Google confirmed that it was developing an experimental podcasting app called “Shortwave.” Now, we have a clearer idea of what this Area 120-developed project could be and it points to a grand vision of an app that delivers only personalized and relevant snippets of podcasts. Nintendo Switch Design experiments we found published on […]

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Open GApps packages land for Android 9 Pie

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Open-Gapps-Generic-Hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-513334" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Open-Gapps-Generic-Hero-728x364.png" alt="" width="668" height="334" /></a></p> <p>If you are at all into the root/ROM community, then you should probably be familiar with Open GApps, which combines the Google services that most of us need for our Android phones into a series of convenient, recovery-flashable packages. In a milestone, today Open GApps has released its first builds for Android 9 Pie. ARM packages are live, with ARM64 and x86 architectures to follow in the next few hours.</p> <p><span id="more-513333"></span></p> <p>There are a lot of GApps packages out there, but Open GApps has some advantages over the...

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Broadcom gives better-than-expected Q4 guidance ahead of 2018 iPhones

Apple supplier Broadcom is predicting a better-than-expected end to 2018 thanks to the new iPhones set to be released by Apple. As reported by Reuters, Broadcom is forecasting current-quarter revenue that’s higher than estimates… Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip Broadcom Inc on Thursday forecast current-quarter revenue largely above estimates on higher demand for components that power […]

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Nintendo Switch Deal At Best Buy Is Too Good to Pass Up

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/09/06/killer-best-buy-nintendo-switch-deal-is-too-good-to-pass-up/">Nintendo Switch Deal At Best Buy Is Too Good to Pass Up</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Play Store v11.6 reveals rewards program called Play Points, hints at new voting system [APK Teardown]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/playstore.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-513487" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/playstore.png" alt="" width="728" height="300" /></a></p> <p>Things have been quiet for the Play Store for the last few months, but a pair of updates to v11.5 and v11.6 began rolling out with some interesting clues hidden under the hood. Two new features appear to be in the works. The first is a loyalty program called Play Points that works a bit like rewards points on a credit card that can be used for in-app purchases and Google Play credit.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/06/play-store-v11-6-reveals-rewards-program-called-play-points-hints-new-voting-system-apk-teardown/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/06/play-store-v11-6-reveals-rewards-program-called-play-points-hints-new-voting-system-apk-teardown/'>Play Store v11.6 reveals rewards program called Play Points,...

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131: Made by Google/Pixel 3 event goes official, set for October 9th | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got the 2018 Made by Google event is official, hands on with Android 9 Pie for OnePlus 6, Digital Wellbeing update, and Photos 4.0. 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/4/2018/09/9to5google-daily-131.mp3 Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750! New […]

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Google sends out invitations for October 9 event in NYC

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/ezgif.com-optimize-13.gif" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-513481" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/ezgif.com-optimize-13.gif" alt="" width="728" height="546" /></a></p> <p>Google has just sent out invitations to an event on October 9th in New York City, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/27/report-pixel-3-revealed-google-event-nyc-october-9th/">confirming a previous report</a> from Bloomberg and discrediting a <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/05/google-may-revealed-pixel-3s-announcement-date/">previous rumor for October 4th</a>. It's all but confirmed that we'll be seeing the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL there, but unfortunately <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/31/report-google-says-no-pixel-watch-coming-year/">not the Pixel Watch</a> due to a recent decision.</p> <p><span id="more-513480"></span></p> <p>The presentation is set to take place at 11am Eastern time, and there'll be a live stream on the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIG1k8umaCIIrujZPzZPIMA/videos">Made by Google YouTube channel</a>.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/06/google-sends-invitations-october-9-event-nyc/" class="read-more">Read...

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Why Ray Tracing in Games Is Huge

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/09/06/why-ray-tracing-in-games-is-huge/">Why Ray Tracing in Games Is Huge</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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