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Google Clock gets new Material You widget and five clock styles in the latest update

Google officially dropped the stable Android 12 update last week. While the official Android 12 software won't roll out to Pixel devices for the next few weeks, Google continues to update its first-party apps with Material You design guidelines. The Google Clock app received a significant redesign with Material You colors alongside the Android 12...

If your phone’s alarm clock didn’t go off recently, the Google Clock app could be to blame

If you happened to miss an appointment recently because your phone's alarm didn't go off, the Google Clock app could be to blame. Several one-star reviews on the app's Play Store listing suggest that a bug is causing many users to miss pre-set alarms. Along with the one-star reviews, a thread on Reddit (via Android Authority) includes numerous reports...

Download: Google Calculator 8.0 and Google Clock 7.0 bring Material You redesigns

Yesterday, Google dropped Android 12 Beta 5. The fifth and final Android 12 beta fixes several bugs and refines the overall software experience in the run-up to the official release — which should come out in the next few weeks. As expected, the last beta doesn't bring along any major new features, but there are...

Android 12 Beta 5 update: Here’s everything that’s new!

Google just released the final Android 12 beta update earlier today. The Android 12 Beta 5 build for Pixel phones is considered a Release Candidate, so we're one step away from the stable update that's coming in just a few weeks. Given how close we are to the Android 12 stable update, it makes sense...

Google Clock’s Bedtime tab and Sunrise Alarm are now available for all Android phones

Google's third Pixel Feature Drop for Pixel devices brought new features to the Google Clock app to help you get a better night's sleep. Google said the feature would be available this summer for all Android devices, and they're keeping their word. Today, Google announced that the Bedtime tab in the Clock app will be...

Google announces new features in Digital Wellbeing, Clock, and Family Link to help you get better sleep

Google just dropped the details on the latest Feature Drop for Pixel phones earlier today. Digital Wellbeing was one of the aspects of the update, which means some of the features should make their way to other Android smartphones as well. "Wind Down" was recently renamed to "Bedtime Mode" and gained new charging-related scheduling options...

Google Clock app adds a handwashing timer to Wear OS smartwatches

One of the basic sanitation practices that have received a lot of attention during the COVID-19 pandemic is handwashing. Properly washing your hands can prevent the SARS-CoV-2 virus from entering your body, especially because people tend to touch their faces and other dirty objects a bunch. Now, in order to get users to properly and...

Google Clock 6.1 lets you set music alarms from Pandora or YouTube Music

While some of you may not trust your smartphone to be your alarm clock, many others fully depend on their smartphones to wake them up every morning. For those of you who use an alarm app on your smartphone, you've probably tried customizing the alarm tone a few times once you've gotten used to, or...

Google Clock app can now use Spotify for alarms

Unless you're an expert at getting up at the same time every morning, an alarm clock is a necessary evil. There's nothing worse than hearing the obnoxious beeping when you're deep in sleep. The Play Store has plenty of great alarm clock apps that can help make the wake-up experience as stress-free as possible. Today,...

Android O Introducing an Animated Clock Icon, Soon Available in Custom Launchers

Google might be about to launch a new feature in Android O -- Chris Lacy, who is the author of highly regarded Action Launcher, discovered that the Clock application would have an animated icon in launchers. According to the developer, the Pixel Launcher will soon support the animated clock icon for the Google Clock app. Similar...