9to5Mac Happy Hour 206: AirPods memes, AirPower mystery, and iPhone China woes

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the entertaining ‘AirPods for Christmas’ meme, the mystery about AirPower and Apple’s missing update, Apple’s rare revenue guidance change and iPhone upgrade growth challenges, and much more. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other […]

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9to5Mac Daily: January 4, 2019 [U]

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/6/2019/01/9to5Mac-Daily-01-04-2019.mp3 New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our podcast in iTunes/Apple […]

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Volvo’s electric Polestar 2 will be the first car to feature Android Automotive

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Screen-Shot-2019-01-04-at-6.58.22-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-536058 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Screen-Shot-2019-01-04-at-6.58.22-PM-728x415.png" width="668" height="381" /></a></p> <p>Back at I/O '17, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/05/15/google-building-full-android-car-volvo-audi/">Google announced</a> that Volvo and Audi would be the first manufacturers to introduce a standalone, more deeply integrated version of Android Auto. One year later, at I/O '18, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/14/google-full-speed-ahead-android-automotive-not-much-android-auto/">Google actually showed off</a> several cars with prototypes of what it now called "Android Automotive." Now that Volvo has revealed that its all-electric Polestar 2 will be the first car with Android Automotive onboard, we finally have a more concrete arrival date for Google's long-awaited infotainment system.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/04/volvos-electric-polestar-2-will-be-the-first-car-to-feature-android-automotive/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/04/volvos-electric-polestar-2-will-be-the-first-car-to-feature-android-automotive/'>Volvo's electric Polestar 2...

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T-Mobile expanding RCS Universal Profile to Samsung Galaxy Note8 and Note9

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Note9-stephen-is-an-artist-1.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-508183" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Note9-stephen-is-an-artist-1-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>The way that smartphones send and receive messages is changing, and the name of the game is now <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/26/doesnt-project-fi-support-rcs-yet-google/">RCS: Rich Communication Services</a>. Little by little, manufacturers and carriers are getting their handsets ready for this next-gen protocol, so we're always interested in seeing when some new hardware comes on board. Last year <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/13/t-mobile-will-roll-support-rcs-universal-profile-q2/">T-Mobile brought compatibility to a number of Samsung devices</a>, and it's continuing to do so now with RCS Universal Profile support coming to the Galaxy Note8 and Galaxy Note9.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/04/t-mobile-expanding-rcs-universal-profile-to-samsung-galaxy-note8-and-note9/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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Today’s best deals: Bluetooth speakers, car mounts, cable organizers, and more

<p>  There are a lot of great deals to be had on a daily basis, but if you aren’t looking for them you may miss your chance to save big. Luckily, we’re going to round up the day’s best deals right here to make it easier for you to check them all out and take […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2019/01/04/todays-best-deals-bluetooth-speakers-car-mounts-cable-organizers-and-more/">Today’s best deals: Bluetooth speakers, car mounts, cable organizers, and more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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9to5Mac Daily: January 4, 2019

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/6/2019/01/9to5Mac-Daily-01-03-20191.mp3 New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our podcast in iTunes/Apple […]

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Google Photos tries on a new side-scrolling share menu

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Google-Photos-redesigned-share-UI-hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-535974" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Google-Photos-redesigned-share-UI-hero-728x551.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="506" /></a></p> <p>We've been <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/05/google-please-fix-androids-slow-bloated-share-ui/">nothing if not critical</a> of Android's slow and wildly inconsistent share interface, and <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/09/google-plan-fixing-androids-slow-share-menu/">Google has promised</a> that fixing it is "a priority." In what is likely to be related, updated versions of the UI have started rolling out to a handful of apps in the last month, and the latest to see a taste of something new is Google Photos. Calm your excitement, though, as it's still in limited testing.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/04/google-photos-tries-on-a-new-side-scrolling-share-menu/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/04/google-photos-tries-on-a-new-side-scrolling-share-menu/'>Google Photos tries on a new side-scrolling share...

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10 best Pokémon games for Android!

There is actually a collection of Pokémon games on mobile now. It was a long time coming because Pokémon is one of the most popular gaming franchises out there. Each game plays a little differently. That means no two games offer the same experience. There aren’t many yet, but here are the best Pokémon games […]

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Netflix: What to Watch the Weekend of January 4

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2019/01/04/netflix-what-to-watch-the-weekend-of-january-4/">Netflix: What to Watch the Weekend of January 4</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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FTC antitrust case against Qualcomm officially starts

Today, in California, the United States Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust case against chipset-maker Qualcomm officially started, via Reuters. The FTC accuses Qualcomm of abusing a monopoly on mobile chip technology, the company’s bread-and-butter. The outcome of the case could have major ramifications not only for Qualcomm’s business but the smartphone industry at large. The non-jury […]

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