After a short invite-only beta, Prisma has now been made publicly available to all Android users in a stable form. The app is making waves on the iOS platform, as it applies creative filters based on AI processing and neural netwroks to images, giving them a unique look.
Features and setup wizards of various settings on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 have been leaked, giving us an idea of what to expect on the device. Screenshots of several features like the S-Pen Air Command menu, along with newer features like the Glance option, partial screen recording, and GIF Maker, are also pictured.
Report suggest that Verizon has won the bidding rounds for acquiring Yahoo, a process that took four months. The acquisition deal is pegged at $5 Billion for Yahoo, but the deal still has to pass through regulatory authorities. Once the terms of the deal are revealed, there are chances that other bidders might up their offer.
Pokémon GO is now finally available in Japan, the birthplace of Pokémon. The game can now be downloaded officially from the Play Store and the Apple App Store. Coincidentally, right around the launch in Japan, parts of south India can no longer load the map for the game. The game has yet to officially be released in India, but worked unofficially regardless. This could be a sign of an imminent release as blackouts were followed by an official release.
For a little over a year, SwiftKey has been experimenting with new and unique types of keyboards and this week they've announced something new. Studies say that 92% of the online population use emojis and SwiftKey wants to capitalize on that with SwiftMoji. The app is available on Android right now, and will use your usage history to predict which emoji you want to use next.
Last month, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei told us the Soft Gold OnePlus 3 would be available “in the latter part of July.” We haven't heard anything else about it since then but this week the company is teasing the device on Weibo. Sadly, they don't release any details about a release date, but the teaser seems to imply they'll announce something soon.
Crowdsourcing is a great way to help keep information up to date (just ask Wikipedia) and Google is expanding these tools in Google Maps. In a new update, you'll be able to suggest an edit to a currently existing location, add a missing place of your own, and help to verify other people's suggestions to help Google know if the information is correct.
With the release of Android N Developer Preview 5, Google explains some of the changes that are coming to WebView. With Chrome 51 on Android 7.0 and above, applications will use Chrome to provide and render Android System WebViews. If Chrome isn't installed on the user's device though, then apps will use WebView just like they do today.
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