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Google TV now lets you hide items from the “Continue Watching” section

While on the one hand, Google is rolling out features from the new Google TV interface to the older Android TV, on the other, the company is bringing one useful feature over from Android TV to Google TV. The feature in question will let you clear items from the "Continue Watching" carousel, something that Android...

Which Android apps do you want to see on Windows 11?

Windows 11 is official, and if you're a Windows Insider, you can test the first preview right now. Unfortunately, one of the big new features, Android app support, isn't yet available in the first Windows 11 Insider Preview. A look back at Android on Windows Talk about Android app support in Windows has been around for a...

What do you want to see Microsoft add or change in Windows 11?

The time is almost upon us — after almost six years of Windows 10, Microsoft is expected to introduce Windows 11 at an event on June 24th. In 2015, a Microsoft developer evangelist implied that Windows 10 would be the last version of Windows, and that's apparently how Microsoft saw things, too. But plans can...

Android 12 is “by far” Google’s most downloaded beta, but have you tried it yet?

Google released the second Android 12 beta a couple of days ago, and there are a lot of changes that Google didn't mention in its official announcement of the release. That's par for the course, though, as anything they don't announce will eventually be discovered by the community. There are many things that only Google...

What do you want to see from Apple at WWDC 2021?

Apple's annual developer conference is scheduled to take place tomorrow. Like last year's event, WWDC 2021 will also be held virtually due to the challenges of holding an in-person event amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. However, despite these challenges, Apple is expected to announce exciting changes to its entire suite of operating systems, including iOS, iPadOS,...

What Android features do you want to see in iOS 15?

Passionate iOS and Android fans are constantly bickering over which mobile OS is better. While the many differences between Android and iOS have fueled this unrelenting debate, both Google and Apple have clearly adopted key features for Android and iOS respectively from the other. Apple is set to preview the next version of iOS at...

Do you think Microsoft Edge is better than Google Chrome yet?

Google's Chrome is indisputably the most popular browser on both mobile and desktop. But Google's hold over the Internet and users' concerns against being tracked online in sophisticated ways has led many to search for alternatives, and Microsoft's Edge browser is one of the primary substitutes. While its growth can be tied to the fact...

Do you actually use any digital wellbeing apps to manage your smartphone use?

The COVID-19 pandemic has permanently altered the way many of us do work. For those who have shifted to working from home, separating your work and personal life has been a challenge. In addition, lockdowns have seasoned us to spend most of our time in front of a screen, and it's easier than ever to...

What do you think of Google’s Material You design for Android 12?

At Google I/O earlier this week, Google announced the changes coming with Android 12. Along with Android 12 Beta 1, Google also unveiled Material You — the next step in the evolution of its Material Design. Material You will help personalize the user experience on Android using a myriad of colors. It will be limited...

How do you feel about the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro’s bold new design?

Google launched the first Pixel phone in 2016. Since then, Google has seldom made drastic design changes to the Pixel lineup. But as is apparent from the recent Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro leaked renders, that is set to change soon. In their sixth generation, the Pixel smartphones will appear in bold new avatars...

What will you do once Google Photos ends unlimited backups?

Google Photos has been one of Google's most popular services as it lets users back up their photos online for free. But starting next month, Google will no longer offer free unlimited backups to users – other than those who already own a Pixel smartphone. Instead, the company will count photo uploads against their Google...

How important is your smartphone’s warranty to you?

The Spanish government recently mandated that products will have to be sold in the country with three years of warranty. This ruling extends the duration of the warranty on most products — including electronics — from the existing period of two years. The regulation also applies to smartphones and should enforce a higher manufacturing quality,...