Tag: android

Shadow virtualizes a high-end gaming PC on your desktop clunker

In the early days of computing, local storage and processing weren’t actually a thing. Instead, your individual computer acted as a terminal, pulling data from a central processing server. Well, the French startup Blade likes it that way and h……


‘Alto’s Odyssey’ arrives on the App Store a day early

The buzz around Alto’s Adventure sequel Alto’s Odyssey has been brewing for over a year and now it’s finally arrived — a day early. Originally slated for release on February 22, keen-eyed fans have spotted it in the iTunes store today, meanin……


Google’s Gboard can now search emoji, stickers and GIFs at once

Gboard is making it easier to look for the perfect emoji, sticker and GIF in one go — at least for beta testers on Android. As 9to5google reports, the keyboard’s latest beta update adds a “Search all media” option that surfaces all the result……


Android P will prevent apps from quietly hijacking your camera

The threat of someone hijacking your phone’s camera to spy on you unawares is sometimes overstated, but it’s definitely a possibility. Enough so, in fact, that Google is determined to do something about it. Recently discovered code submissions……


Archos’ electric scooter taps Android for directions

It’s not just bicycle makers hoping Android will improve your two-wheeled transportation. Archos has unveiled a Citee Connect electric scooter with a 5-inch Android computer in between the handlebars. The hardware won’t rival your phone (it ……


Swype is reportedly bidding the consumer keyboard biz farewell

It may be time to find a new go-to keyboard if you’re still using Swype after all these years. Swype parent company Nuance told XDA Developers that the development of Swype with Dragon Dictation for Android has been discontinued. No more futur……


Google’s Indian mobile money app can pay bills in a few taps

Manually paying your bills online usually involves jumping between multiple apps or websites, but Google might have an easier way. Its Tez mobile money app for India now includes a bill payment feature that lets you handle all those recurring ……


Google is testing a splitscreen view for Android apps on Chromebooks

The latest update to Chrome OS’ Canary test channel should make multitasking on a Chromebook easier. Now, in addition to split-screening two native Chrome OS apps on your machine, you can run a Chrome OS app and an Android app side-by-side or ……


Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus dual cameras detailed in latest leaks

At this rate, there might not be much mystery left to the Galaxy S9 when Samsung reveals it on February 25th. WinFuture and Evan Blass have posted a flood of leaked images and details that appear to confirm key features of the S9, particularl……


Google app beta adds built-in screenshot-editing tools

Google app is extremely close to rolling out a built-in screenshot-editing tool — so close that you can now try it out as a beta tester on Android. If you join the app’s beta program and download version 7.21, you’ll find an option that says ……