How to use your iPad as a secondary Mac display

Apple frames the iPad Pro as a real computer that can do real computer tasks. In reality, however, this is only the case for a small number of users. On the other hand, if you enjoy using an iPad and want to use it as a secondary display with your Mac, there are a few options. […]

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Material Design comes to Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Sites on the web

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/gsuite.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-538210 size-full" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/gsuite.png" width="640" height="371" /></a></p> <p>Following a slew of second-generation Material Design updates for the web over the past month or so (namely <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/20/googles-new-material-theme-rolls-out-to-calendar-on-the-web/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Calendar</a>,<a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/08/google-classroom-rings-in-the-new-year-with-fresh-look-and-new-tools/"> Classroom</a>, and <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/21/google-account-on-the-web-gets-new-material-design-makeover/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Accounts</a>), Google is bringing its modern design aesthetic to several more G Suite platforms on the web. <a href="https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2019/01/material-design-for-google-docs-sheets.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Material Design is hitting Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Sites</a> beginning today, January 15.<span id="more-538203"></span></p> <p>These updates won't include any functionality changes, just design tweaks that'll bring these web apps in-line with all the other major Google apps that received Material refreshes...

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Gboard v7.9 prepares new emoticons, adds many new languages, and more [APK Teardown]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/gboard.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-538224" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/gboard.png" alt="" width="728" height="410" /></a></p> <p>The holidays (and CES) are over and the many of Google's app teams are back in the full swing of releasing updates. Gboard's latest version hit this morning few directly visible changes outside of minor wording and color changes. However, there are some interesting things that can be gleaned from wandering through a teardown of the apk.</p> <p><span id="more-538128"></span></p> <h2>Teardown</h2> .teardown{color:black;font-family:Consolas,Monaco,'Andale Mono',monospace;white-space:pre;word-spacing:normal;-moz-tab-size:4;-o-tab-size:4;tab-size:4;-webkit-hyphens:none;-moz-hyphens:none;-ms-hyphens:none;hyphens:none;display:block;overflow:scroll;}.token.comment,.token.block-comment,.token.prolog,.token.doctype,.token.cdata{color:#7D8B99;}.token.punctuation{color:#5F6364;}.token.property,.token.tag,.token.boolean,.token.number,.token.function-name{color:#c92c2c;}.token.selector,.token.attr-name,.token.string,.token.function{color:#2f9c0a;}.token.operator,.token.entity,.token.url{color:#a67f59;background:rgba(255,255,255,0.5);}.token.atrule,.token.attr-value,.token.keyword,.token.class-name{color:#1990b8;}.token.regex,.token.important{color:#e90;}.language-css .token.string,.style .token.string{color:#a67f59;background:rgba(255,255,255,0.5);}.token.important{font-weight:normal;}.namespace{opacity:.7;}.token.linebreak{opacity:0;display:block;}<span style="width: 0px;overflow: hidden;line-height: 0" class="mce_SELRES_start"></span><div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-warning"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-warning"></i></div>Disclaimer: Teardowns are based on evidence found inside of apks (Android's application package) and are necessarily speculative...

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iPhone 2019 renders showcase Apple’s exciting future

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2019/01/15/iphone-2019-renders-showcase-apples-exciting-future/">iPhone 2019 renders showcase Apple’s exciting future</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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9to5Google Daily: January 15, 2019

Listen to a recap of all the top 9to5Google stories of the day. 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/4/2019/01/9to5google-daily-01-15-2019.mp3 Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750! New episodes of 9to5Google Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our podcast in Google […]

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T-Mobile’s Netflix On Us will remain the same for the time being

T-Mobile customers who are worried that Netflix’s price hikes will affect Netflix On Us, fear not — T-Mobile CEO John Legere confirmed on Twitter that the program won’t change. For now. That caveat gives Legere and T-Mobile some wiggle room in the event that things do change. For now, however, T-Mobile will cover the costs of […]

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Twitter for Android widely rolling out reverse-chronological timeline

Last month, Twitter moved to address one of the biggest problems with its first-party apps by letting users select a reverse-chronological timeline. That option is now rolling out to Twitter for Android. Widely rolling out today, there is a new “sparkle” button in the top-right corner that controls this preference. Tapping slides up a sheet that […]

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Twitter’s chronological timeline rolls out to Android app

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/latest-tweets.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-538193" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/latest-tweets-728x510.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="468" /></a></p> <p>Twitter announced last year that it was <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/18/twitter-brings-back-purely-chronological-timeline/">bringing back</a> the fully chronological timeline. It didn't launch the feature right away, and even when it did, iOS got it first. Oh well, such is life (and you should be used to it by now). Today is the big day for Android, though. Head to your Twitter app and enjoy the glory of a chronological timeline.</p> <p><span id="more-538182"></span></p> <p>The toggle for this feature is up at the top of the app—the sparkles.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/15/twitters-chronological-timeline-rolls-out-to-android-app/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/15/twitters-chronological-timeline-rolls-out-to-android-app/'>Twitter's chronological timeline rolls out...

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You can now reset Adaptive Brightness in Android 9 Pie without clearing all battery data [APK Download]

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/header-adaptive-brightness.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-538188 size-full" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/header-adaptive-brightness.png" width="1080" height="608" /></a></p> <p>Android 9 Pie's <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/08/adaptive-brightness-android-p-will-powered-machine-learning/">Adaptive Brightness</a> feature uses machine learning to optimize your display brightness based on your past adjustments - which is great, as long as your circumstances don't drastically change in the near future. However, if you've moved recently, or changed jobs, or done something else that changed your brightness preferences and made those settings obsolete, you might be looking for an easy way to retrain the Adaptive Brightness model without clearing all your battery data.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/15/you-can-now-reset-adaptive-brightness-in-android-9-pie-without-clearing-all-battery-data-apk-download/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/15/you-can-now-reset-adaptive-brightness-in-android-9-pie-without-clearing-all-battery-data-apk-download/'>You can now reset Adaptive Brightness in...

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Deal: Join the future as a blockchain developer

When you hear the word blockchain, your mind immediately think of Bitcoin — the cryptocurrency that skyrocketed in value, then declined spectacularly. That makes blockchain and Bitcoin sound like passing fads, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Make no mistake, blockchain is here to stay, and you can become one of the experts […]

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Hassle-free fragments: Using Android’s Navigation Architecture Component

During 2018’s I/O conference, Google announced a new approach for developing Android apps. Google’s official recommendation is to create a single Activity that serves as your app’s main entry point, then deliver the rest of your application’s content as fragments. While the thought of juggling all those different fragment transactions and life cycles may sound […]

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