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YouTube for Android may get a swipe gesture to skip videos

Google has been working on revamping the YouTube application in recent months. Following the introduction of a brand new dark mode (which you can enable yourself), they're now also testing a swipe gesture to skip videos. The gesture is intuitive and will allow you to swipe pretty much anywhere on the screen to skip to...

Developers: Your new app on the Play Store must target API level 26

When Google first brought the Android OS to market, the company had a laissez-faire approach to developers. After all, the company needed to entice developers to bring their apps and services to the fledgling platform. However, many of these early decisions were later walked back on as they resulted in a poor user experience—turns out allowing...

Mysterious new LG flagship with POLED notched display, Google Assistant button, and Snapdragon 845 appears online

While much of the attention is centered around the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch and the long-awaited Fortnite Mobile on Android unveiling, the other Korean technology giant, LG, is quietly working on their own flagship smartphone—the LG V40 ThinQ. The upcoming flagship smartphone will reportedly have a total of five cameras—three on the rear and...

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 drops flash sale model to be available 24/7

ASUS India has announced that their first-ever "Made in India" smartphone, the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 will now be available for purchase 24/7, exclusively on Flipkart.com. This marks an end to the flash sales model that was being followed for this device, although this extends to two variants of the device only. The ZenFone Max Pro...

ARCore 1.4 adds support for its first Chromebook, Google Pixel 3, Xiaomi Mi 8 SE, and more

ARCore is Google's platform for augmented reality applications. Unlike its predecessor, Google Tango, it doesn't need dedicated hardware to support AR. It uses the existing camera hardware and sensors on your device, making it compatible with a range of devices. Version 1.4 of the application is starting to roll out and it brings support for...