Netflix passes 500 million installs on Play Store

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_Netflix-Generic-Hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-451730" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_Netflix-Generic-Hero-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>The Play Store doesn't provide very precise metrics for app installs, but it does give us general milestones of their success, and Netflix just reached a major one. The ubiquitous streaming service has now reached 500,000,000 installs — that's 500 million, if you don't care to count the commas or zeros.</p> <p><span id="more-533363"></span></p> <p>Netflix's next quarterly financials have yet to be published (they should be in the next few weeks) but the company's been an unstoppable juggernaut with unceasingly rising revenues and a recent explosion in net income.<div class="clear"></div>...

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Save 25% on the world’s smallest 5-in-1 travel adapter

It’s a shame that the world can’t unite in one type of power socket. It’s as if we have bigger problems to deal with or something. Anyway, if you’re a frequent traveler, you can solve this issue and save luggage space with the Omnia travel adapter. It’s ready to keep your devices charged in over […]

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7 of our favorite tech deals this week: smartphones galore, headphones, and e-readers

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/review_DSC_0230.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-500399 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/review_DSC_0230-728x485.png" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>It's OK to admit it — you messed up. You thought we were still in the middle of November or something, and that you had weeks left to do your holiday shopping. Well, after you consult with your neurologist about these concerning lost-time events, you can still scramble to pick up a few last-minute holiday deals, with plenty of offers still available on our favorite mobile tech.<span id="more-533357"></span></p> <h1>Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact and XA2 Ultra: $120 to $200 off</h1> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nexus2cee_DSC01482.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-476185" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nexus2cee_DSC01482-668x447.jpg" alt=""...

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‘Semi-Conductor’ browser experiment makes you the maestro of an AI orchestra

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/chrome_2018-12-16_16-48-17.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-533359" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/chrome_2018-12-16_16-48-17-728x409.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Have you ever wanted to conduct an orchestra? Okay, probably not — or at least, not that you'd admit. But if the idea of waving your arms around in private to the tune of an AI-powered symphony tickles your fancy (and how could it <em>not</em>), Google's latest <a href="https://experiments.withgoogle.com/semi-conductor">Semi-Conductor</a> browser experiment could be your literal jam.</p> <p><span id="more-533355"></span></p> <p>[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7lxRjJvAns?feature=oembed&w=668&h=376]</p> <p>It works simply enough: Fire up <a href="https://semiconductor.withgoogle.com/">the experiment</a> in a browser, give it access to your webcam, stand far enough back that your outstretched arms fit in the frame, and...

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Get a free copy of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey for PC via Google’s Project Stream [US only]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/graphic_signup_header_aco.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-518722" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/graphic_signup_header_aco-728x392.png" alt="" width="668" height="360" /></a></p> <p>If you didn't have a chance to finish Assassin's Creed Odyssey playing it on <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/01/googles-project-stream-will-let-stream-high-end-games-chrome/">Google's Project Stream</a>, Ubisoft has decided not to let a little thing like ownership interfere with your experience. Anyone who plays the game on Google's game streaming service for at least an hour between now and January 15th (the end of the test), will get a free PC copy via Ubisoft's Uplay service, plus 1,000 helix credits for all Project Stream participants.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/16/get-a-free-copy-of-assassins-creed-odyssey-for-pc-via-googles-project-stream/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/16/get-a-free-copy-of-assassins-creed-odyssey-for-pc-via-googles-project-stream/'>Get a free copy of...

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The $600-valued SQL Database Starter Bundle is only $29 right now

Data, data, data. Regular readers might think we’re a bit obsessed with it at AA Picks, but that’s because the modern, tech-driven world is all about data. Demand and salaries are high for specialists in this field, and today’s SQL deal could be your launchpad. SQL is the world’s leading language for managing databases. The […]

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Weekend poll: How often do you use Google’s Discover feed?

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/google-discover-dark-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-519100" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/google-discover-dark-1-728x451.png" alt="" width="668" height="414" /></a></p> <p>Discover, a <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/24/google-feed-now-discover-coming-mobile-google-homepage/">rebranding</a> for the familiar content list formerly known as "Feed," seems to be rolling out to a wider audience this week. The rename-associated redesign landed all the way back in <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/03/googles-new-discover-feed-starting-roll-users-full-dark-theme-tow/">October</a> shortly after the announcement, updated dark theme and all. With more people experiencing it, I'm curious to know how many of you make Discover/Feed a regular part of your day.</p> <p><span id="more-533342"></span></p> <p>Just in case you <em>aren't</em> familiar, Google's Feed/Discover gives you a customized list of content relevant to your interests based, at least in part,...

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Steam dropping support for macOS 10.10 Yosemite and earlier next month

Valve has announced that beginning on January 1st, 2019, Steam will officially drop support for macOS 10.10 Yosemite and earlier, dating back to Lion. The change is due to features in Steam relying on an embedded version of Google Chrome, which no longer functions on older versions of macOS. Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip Specifically, Valve […]

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28 best new Android games released this week including This Is the Police, Brawl Stars, and Looney Tunes World of Mayhem

<p><img src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/nexus2cee_games-02_thumb-2.png" />Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have a gritty cop adventure game, Supercell's latest online multiplayer release, and a Looney Tunes RPG. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released in the last week.</p> <p><span id="more-532364"></span></p> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-tip"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-tip"></i></div>Please wait for this page to load in full in order to see the widgets, which include ratings and pricing info.</div><div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/16/28-best-new-android-games-released-this-week-including-this-is-the-police-brawl-stars-and-looney-tunes-world-of-mayhem/" class="read-more">Read More</a></div><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/16/28-best-new-android-games-released-this-week-including-this-is-the-police-brawl-stars-and-looney-tunes-world-of-mayhem/'>28 best new Android games released...

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