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[Update 11: Android TV & Premiere Edition] Google Stadia launches in November for $10 per month

Google Stadia has been one of the most exciting things to happen in the gaming industry this year. It brings high-quality gaming to the masses using Google's technology. Up until today, very little was known about the actual details of the service. Google has finally announced a game lineup, pricing, and launch date for Stadia. The...

Google scrapped the Pixel Watch in 2016 at the last minute, no watch this year

There has been a lot of talk recently about Google and Wear OS, undoubtedly due to the Apple Watch Series 5. It's no secret that Wear OS leaves a lot to be desired when compared to the likes of Apple's Watch OS and even Samsung's Tizen OS. Reviews of Wear OS devices tend to boil...

The challenges Huawei faces getting Google apps on the Huawei Mate 30

Tomorrow, journalists from around the world will gather at a venue in Munich, Germany to watch Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu announce his company's latest consumer products. The company is expected to unveil two wearable accessories, a television, and four smartphones. The focus will largely be on the new Huawei Mate 30 series...

Huawei Watch GT 2, Huawei Band 4, and Harmony OS TV leak ahead of the Mate 30 launch event

On Thursday, Huawei will unveil the Mate 30 series at an event in Munich, Germany. As the #2 smartphone maker, Huawei commands a lot of attention in the industry. On the surface, the launch event on Thursday will look like a typical hardware launch event, except for the fact that the main product on display...

Google App tests suggestions and Lens shortcut in the search widget, new At a Glance features, simpler Discover Interests, Podcasts redesign, and Photos sharing from Assistant

The Google App is massive because of how many different services it contains. It's got Google Search, Google Discover, Google Podcasts, Google Assistant, and Google Lens all under the same roof. With so many different services, it's hard to keep up with all the smaller changes that Google is testing. We've been tracking some of...

That Google Pixel 4 XL 5G leak is fake. Stop falling for benchmark leaks.

We know you guys love Pixel 4 leaks, which is why we've been covering them so frequently. The Pixel 4 is a cash cow for blogs because of the hype around the two phones, bringing in a ton of viewers. Even though Google has failed to keep its 2019 Pixels a secret, that doesn't mean...

Google Stadia is coming to Android TV in 2020, possibly with Android 11 R

Each year, tech companies gather in Amsterdam for the International Broadcasting Convention. Think of it like CES or MWC but more aimed at the TV industry. Google attends the event to unveil the latest updates for the Android TV ecosystem, and this year was no different. At the event, the company unveiled its roadmap for...

Google Camera 7.0 bug report reveals work on performance enhancements, Android 10 “Rules”, and internal Screen Recorder app

A few days ago, we got our hands on the new Google Camera 7.0 APK from the Pixel 4. We showed off the UI and also were the first to reveal the Pixel 4 camera features we found in the APK as well as the mysterious reappearance of the "needlefish" 2019 Pixel. While examining the...

1500 days of OxygenOS: Talking to OnePlus about custom ROMs, Open Ears, Android 10, and more

OnePlus recently celebrated 1500 days of OxygenOS, its own Android UX "skin" that is shipped on all of its current devices, including the current-gen OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. To commemorate the occasion, OnePlus partnered with WWF India and their Adopt a Tree campaign, promising to plant a tree for every tweet with #OxygenOS...

Modded Google Camera 7.0 shows the Pixel 4’s Astrophotography will be promising

In the past week, the 2019 Pixel 4 has leaked over and over and over and over again. Thanks to Vietnamese YouTuber ReLab, we brought you the first detailed hands-on of the new Google Camera 7.0 app. We also tore down the APK to discover nearly all the camera features of the Google Pixel 4. Now,...

Here’s your first look at Android 10’s new Quick Wallet Access for Google Pay

Hidden in the fourth Android Q beta was a new feature in Gesture settings called "Show cards & passes." Both 9to5Google and I discovered the toggle for this new setting, but sadly, the feature wasn't working. When Google launched its new webpage for Android 10, they referred to this feature as "Quick wallet access," so...

Fast Share, Google’s upcoming AirDrop competitor, gets a revamped Share Sheet and Settings location

Unlike on iOS, there's currently no universal way to share files between Android devices. Before Android 10, you could use Android Beam, a file-sharing tool that uses NFC to pair two devices via Bluetooth to then beam files from one Android device to another. It was slow and barely used, so Google deprecated it in...