[Update: Fixed] You’re not alone: A recent Google app update is causing launchers to constantly request your location

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/11/05 6:13pm PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/05/youre-not-alone-recent-google-app-update-causing-launchers-constantly-request-location/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/11/05 6:13pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">Fixed</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2018-11-02-12.47.46.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-525725" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2018-11-02-12.47.46-728x307.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="282" /></a></p> <p>There was a time when the Google app was just a search box for your home screen (the package name is actually "googlequicksearchbox"). Now, it's an integral part of your phone that can add new and wonderful features via an update. Unfortunately, it can also introduce new and infuriating bugs. Case in point, a recent Google app update is causing launchers to ping your...

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Google Podcasts can now share links to shows and episodes

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/google-podcasts-share-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-526085" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/google-podcasts-share-hero-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Google Podcasts is pretty widely regarded as lacking in features its competition has — notably, you can't mark episodes as played without listening to them or set the app to automatically download new episodes of shows you're subscribed to — but it's gradually improving. Case in point: the app can now generate links to podcasts and shows for easy sharing.</p> <p><span id="more-526084"></span></p> <p>Sharing a podcast works pretty much like sharing anything else on Android: tap the three-dot overflow menu button in the corner, then <em>Share</em>.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/05/google-podcasts-can-now-share-links-shows-episodes/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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Pretend you’ve got Prime with Amazon’s free holiday shipping promo

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nexus2cee_amazon-delivery-service.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-473636" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nexus2cee_amazon-delivery-service-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Don't all <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/29/keep-paying-99-year-amazon-prime/">your friends with Amazon Prime</a> seem so ... well, smug? They can order whatever they want on a whim, and it shows up at their door just days later. You, on the other hand, seem like you're always trying to pad out an order to get it over that free-shipping threshold. Sure you could just pay for shipping like a savage, but this holiday season Amazon's got an even better idea, as it offers free shipping with no minimum purchase requirement.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/05/pretend-youve-got-prime-amazons-free-holiday-shipping-promo/"...

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[Update: Early unlock news] OnePlus shares details on 6T T-Mobile-version restrictions: bootloader, betas, and more

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/11/01 11:14am PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/05/oneplus-shares-details-6t-t-mobile-version-restrictions-bootloader-betas/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/11/01 11:14am PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title"> A previous version of this article stated that the Name ID app was preinstalled and not an optional part of the setup process (as we were first led to believe).</span> </div> </a> </li><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/11/05 3:00pm PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/05/oneplus-shares-details-6t-t-mobile-version-restrictions-bootloader-betas/#2"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_2"> 2</span>: 2018/11/05 3:00pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title"> Based on recent reports, some have finagled an early unlock from the carrier, but it appears to be discretionary. T-Mobile's support is technically able to unlock...

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173: Pixel memory issue fix, Foldable Samsung phone, Google @ CES 2019 | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got Google rolling out out a fix for Pixel 3’s memory issue soon, Samsung teases its foldable phone, and Google is returning to CES 2019 with a larger venue. 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/4/2018/11/9to5google-daily-173.mp3 Deal: Get Pixelbook […]

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iTunes Remote app on iOS updated for new iPad Pro display resolutions

The iTunes Remote app has today received an update to support the upcoming iPad Pro 11- and 12.9-inch screen resolutions. The update, version 4.4.1, also brings some other bug fixes and stability improvements to the table. Today’s update improves overall network connectivity, as well as makes it easier to access now playing and the AirPlay […]

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Gadget time! These sunglasses record HD video and play MP3s

If your favorite character from the James Bond movies was Q, then we’ve got a great gadget for your amusement. These HD video recording sunglasses and MP3 player perform three different functions, and at less than $30 right now they might be worth adding to your wardrobe. The 720p HD pinhole camera means that you […]

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Google Express offer can win you up to $500 in holiday shopping credit

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/express-holiday.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-526069" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/express-holiday-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Surviving the holidays can be one very expensive proposition. Beyond travel, dressing your best, and probably a few fancy meals in there, a lot of us also take on the expense of purchasing all manner of gifts for our friends and family. That can add up right quick, but Google's hoping to ease the impact on some lucky shoppers as it announces plans to give away up to $500 in Google Express credit.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/05/google-express-offer-can-win-500-holiday-shopping-credit/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/05/google-express-offer-can-win-500-holiday-shopping-credit/'>Google Express offer can win you up to $500...

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Apple’s Newest watchOS Update Fixes Bricking Issue

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/11/05/apples-newest-watchos-update-fixes-bricking-issue/">Apple’s Newest watchOS Update Fixes Bricking Issue</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Here are the best Cricket Wireless plans

Cricket Wireless is the no-contract subsidiary of AT&T, which previously went by the name AIO Wireless, until AT&T bought the Cricket brand in 2014 from its founder, Leap Wireless. You may have seen the company’s TV commercials that show odd-looking green cartoon creatures that look a little like Star Trek‘s tribbles. They’re a major force […]

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9to5Mac Daily: November 5, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/11/9to5Mac-Daily-11-05-2018.mp3 9to5Mac Happy Hour New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our […]

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