197: CES Day 1 Roundup | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got the first day of CES announcements, including news from Google, JBL, Samsung, ASUS, HP, House of Marley, and much much more. 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-197.mp3 Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750! New episodes of […]

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Anker announces tiny 30W USB Type-C charger, Prizim II Android TV projector, and more

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/anker-ces-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-536374" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/anker-ces-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="400" /></a></p> <p>CES 2019 is in full swing, and Anker has announced several new products — including some under its Soundcore and Nebula sub-brands. There's a new tiny Type-C wall plug, another Android TV-powered projector, and more.<span id="more-536370"></span></p> <h2>PowerPort Atom PD 1</h2> <p>First up is the adorably-small Atom PD 1, a 30W USB Type-C charger that is around the same size as the wall adapter for an iPhone. Anker is using Gallium Nitride components to fit the required electronics into a compact package; the whole unit is just 1.61 x 1.37 x 1.49...

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Moshi announces two USB-C headsets: $50 in-ear Mythro C and $200 on-ear Avanti C

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/moshe-mythro-c-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-536389" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/moshe-mythro-c-1-728x364.png" alt="" width="668" height="334" /></a></p> <p>It's taken us a few years, but USB-C audio products are starting to be a little easier to come by. Good, affordable in-ear sets are still limited to a few brands though, and Moshi is joining the fray with its $50 Mythro C. The company also announced the $200 on-ear Avanti C headphones.</p> <p><span id="more-536380"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/moshe-mythro-c-2.jpeg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-smallish-size wp-image-536394" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/moshe-mythro-c-2-217x145.jpeg" alt="" width="217" height="145" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/moshe-mythro-c-5.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-smallish-size wp-image-536397" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/moshe-mythro-c-5-217x145.jpg" alt="" width="217" height="145" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/moshe-mythro-c-4.jpeg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-smallish-size wp-image-536396" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/moshe-mythro-c-4-217x145.jpeg" alt="" width="217" height="145"...

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Dark mode is coming soon to Chrome for Android

Google will soon be testing a dark mode in Chrome for Android, continuing the effort to conform their browser to the recent trend toward darker, sleeker apps, and saving battery life along the way. Last week, we discovered that Chrome Canary for Windows and Mac had a hidden (early work-in-progress) dark mode that could be enabled […]

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YouTube TV app now available on all Vizio SmartCast TVs

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_YouTubeTV-Generic-Hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-481353" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_YouTubeTV-Generic-Hero-668x376.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>After roughly six months of slow and steady rollout, the YouTube TV app is now available on all Vizio SmartCast TVs. The $40 per month cable alternative first arrived on a selection of newer, high performing Vizio models about half a year ago, with a<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/youtubetv/comments/8sjxxr/vizio_smartcast_tv_app_rolling_out/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> YouTube engineer on Reddit</a> noting that the company would add more models after monitoring and fine-tuning playback quality. That process seems to be complete now, as Google has just updated its <a href="https://support.google.com/youtubetv/answer/7452153" target="_blank" rel="noopener">YouTube TV app help page</a> confirming the...

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Second-generation Amazon Echo is $80 ($20 off) at B&H Photo

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/amazon-echo-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-536656" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/amazon-echo-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="400" /></a></p> <p>If you prefer Alexa over Google Assistant, this is the deal for you. Amazon's second-generation Echo smart speaker (the latest model) is $79.95 from B&H Photo right now — a $20 discount from the usual price.<span id="more-536654"></span></p> <p>The Echo does everything you would expect from an Alexa-powered speaker, all in a soft fabric shell. It has a 2.5-inch downward-firing woofer, a 0.6-inch tweeter, and a seven-microphone array for enhanced voice recognition. Using voice commands, you can control smart home devices, look up information, order items from Amazon, and more.<div class="clear"></div>...

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ZeroLemon’s latest ugly battery case is for the LG V40 ThinQ

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/zerolemon-lg-v40.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-536665" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/zerolemon-lg-v40.png" alt="" width="728" height="400" /></a></p> <p>ZeroLemon's battery cases are known for having a certain... aesthetic. Most of the company's cases aren't as large <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2016/07/29/zerolemon-8500mah-case-nexus-6p-review-momma-always-said-cant-say-anything-nice-dont-say-anything/">as they used to be</a>, but they still aren't winning any design awards. If you value battery life above all else, ZeroLemon just released a battery case for last year's LG flagship.<span id="more-536664"></span></p> <p>The case in question adds a 5,200mAh battery to the LG V40; for comparison, the phone's internal battery is 3,300mAh.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/07/zerolemons-latest-ugly-battery-case-is-for-the-lg-v40-thinq/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/07/zerolemons-latest-ugly-battery-case-is-for-the-lg-v40-thinq/'>ZeroLemon's latest ugly battery case is for the LG V40 ThinQ</a> was written...

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RTX 20-series graphics invade Lenovo’s gaming laptops at CES 2019

Lenovo showcased several new and refreshed devices targeting gamers during the CES 2019 show in Las Vegas. The lineup includes two updated laptops, two new monitors, four updated desktops, two headsets, and several peripherals. This list doesn’t include all the other mainstream devices displayed during the show, which we threw into a separate post. Laptops […]

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Google-enabled Smart Mirror announced at CES

Between significant announcements at CES, we sometimes find smaller companies releasing rather ingenious products. One such company is Capstone Connected Home, which just unveiled a Google-enabled Smart Mirror. As seen in the image, the Smart Mirror’s display is placed behind the reflective surface. This technique makes it so that you can still use the device […]

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Moto G6 with 64GB of storage is $215 ($105 off) at B&H

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/moto-g6-lede-728x409.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-496870" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/moto-g6-lede-728x409-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>There are a ton of competitors in the budget phone bracket nowadays, but Moto G phones are always a reliable bet. The Moto G6 is the latest offering in a long line of Motorola's mid-rangers, and we concluded that it's a "predictably good value" in <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/21/moto-g6-review-predictably-good-value/">our review</a>. B&H is currently offering the <a href="https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1437050-REG/moto_paae0009us_moto_g6_4_64gb_smartphone.html/BI/19931/KBID/13015">64GB version of the Moto G6 for $214.99</a>, which is $105 off MSRP.</p> <p><span id="more-536655"></span></p> <p>This variant of the Moto G6 sports a 5.7" 1080p LCD, a Snapdragon 450, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage with microSD...

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Apple Music lyrics & search expanding to several new countries

Apple has today expanded its lyric search feature in Apple Music to several new countries. This feature lets users search for songs within Apple Music by simply typing a portion of the lyrics. The company is also expanding lyric availability today as well. Apple Music lyrics were previously available in the United States, Australia, Canada, […]

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