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Gadgets, Products

Apple just had a tremendous quarter in the Google-dominated US smart speaker market

July 29, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

After more than three long years of underwhelming sales, the inevitable finally happened for Apple’s rookie smart speaker effort a few months back. Of course, the Cupertino-based tech giant didn’t completely abandon the thriving Amazon-dominated market, choosing to focus entirely […]


Android Phone, Products

Google’s CEO teases Pixel 6 and its ‘deep technological investments’

July 28, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Google’s been prone to mentioning its upcoming Pixel 6 handsets lately and its parent company Alphabet’s quarterly financial results press conference didn’t pass on that tradition yesterday. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai mentioned during his prepared remarks for investors that, nudge, […]


App Review, Applications

Update to produce a more colorful Google Keep

July 26, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Google Keep is a free note-taking app found on iOS, Android, and the desktop. Currently, Keep’s interface is nothing that users would get excited about as it shows the drawn image of a light bulb. Whether Google received complaints about […]


App security, Applications

Google Drive now let you ban spammers

July 23, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

Google has announced that it has added the ability to block other users in Google Drive in an effort to decrease the amount of spam content on its cloud storage service. Once blocked, a user will be unable to share […]


App security, Applications

Popular websites and apps suffer outage that is fixed after approximately 90 minutes

July 22, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

If you were having problems connecting to the internet or mobile apps today, be assured that it was them and not you. DownDetector.com this morning revealed that several popular sites and apps were down across the U.S. including airbnb, the […]


App Review, Applications

New YouTube feature recommends videos outside of your comfort zone

July 22, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Google and its YouTube video streamer might know you better than you know yourself. YouTube does make recommendations based on your past viewing experience and as a result, the videos it suggests usually are similar to the ones that you’ve […]


News and Press

Apple vs Google: iPhone and Android activations now split evenly in the US

July 19, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS have dominated the US smartphone market for the past decade and new research shows that there’s no longer a clear trend towards either, with demand for new devices split evenly. Android and iPhone account for […]


Android Phone, Products

Google Pixel Fold and most other 2021 foldables will use 120Hz LTPO displays

July 19, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The second half of 2021 will be all about foldable smartphones. Products from Samsung, Google, Xiaomi, and others are in the works and a new leak reveals an important detail about their respective display. The Pixel Fold, Galaxy Z Fold […]


Android, Operating System

Even Verizon’s humble Samsung Galaxy A12 is getting Android 11 with One UI 3.1 on top

July 16, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Does anyone remember the last time we reported on an Android 11 update notdelivered to a Samsung device? This writer doesn’t, and somehow, it almost feels like the world’s number one smartphone vendor has helped US carriers get better at […]


Android Phone, Products

Google’s Pixel is getting new sounds with Android 12

July 15, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Good user experience is achieved thanks to all factors that make it up, not just one. Sound is often the most overlooked aspect, but that’s its job. When there is a well-implemented sound design, the user doesn’t notice it but […]