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Android 7.1.2 Nougat Beta Finally Making It’s Way to the Nexus 6P

Users of the Nexus 6P enrolled in the Android Beta Program are finally beginning to receive the first build of Android 7.1.2 Nougat for testing. This comes nearly a month after the beta went live for all other Nexus and Pixel users. Interestingly, this beta doesn’t include fingerprint gesture support for the 6P like it does with the Nexus 5X. It’s unclear why this is so, but … Continue reading Android 7.1.2 Nougat Beta Finally Making It’s Way to the Nexus 6P

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Android Messages is an RCS Messaging App Google Will Now Begin Pushing

We recently reported that Google renamed their default messaging app formally known as Messenger to Android Messages. It was unclear at the time why this was so, but speaking to The Verge, Amir Sarhangi, Head of RCS at Google, said the change was for the sake of indicating that the app is becoming as essential and necessary as the rest of Android. It also indicates RCS … Continue reading Android Messages is an RCS Messaging App Google Will Now Begin Pushing

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Google Messenger is Now ‘Android Messages’ For Some Reason

Google’s Messenger looks to be a replacement for using other apps for SMS communication, and today it received a name change to ‘Android Messages.’ It’s unclear why the app received a new title as Messenger was pretty self-explanatory, but it may be since Facebook already has an app called Messenger and confusion amongst consumers may have been experienced. Anyway, here’s Google’s explanation behind the change. … Continue reading Google Messenger is Now ‘Android Messages’ For Some Reason

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Google is Officially Bringing Allo to the Desktop – Here’s What It’s Gonna Look Like

If there’s one feature a vast majority of Google Allo users want, it’s probably an official desktop interface. We’ve assumed this feature would eventually arrive at some point, but it was unclear when this time would come. Luckily, it looks like we don’t have much longer to wait as Nick Fox, vice president of communications products at Google, has tweeted out an image of what … Continue reading Google is Officially Bringing Allo to the Desktop – Here’s What It’s Gonna Look Like

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Google’s Gboard for iOS Gains Voice Typing, Extended Emoji Support

Google today updated their iOS keyboard Gboard with new features that’ll differ the app further than it’s Android counterpart. For starters, voice typing is now supported. By tapping a small microphone icon in the top right-hand corner of Gboard, you’ll be able to dictate what you wanna type with your voice. It’s a small addition, but those who prefer typing with their voice will no doubt appreciate … Continue reading Google’s Gboard for iOS Gains Voice Typing, Extended Emoji Support

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Microsoft’s Second Major Windows 10 Update for 2017 is Coming Right After the Creators Update

Microsoft has been expected to release a secondary major update to Windows 10 users later this year after the Creators Update rolls out, but it was never made known when we can expect the first signs of the update. However, it now looks like the update, likely dubbed Redstone 3, will make its debut directly after the Creators Update is released at least according to … Continue reading Microsoft’s Second Major Windows 10 Update for 2017 is Coming Right After the Creators Update

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You Can Now Upload Multiple Photos and Videos at Once to Instagram

Instagram has officially announced the addition of multiple photo and video uploads at once via their iOS and Android apps, bringing to life a feature that had originally leaked in a beta version of the app earlier this month. When going to upload a photo or video from your phone, simply tap on the “Select Multiple” button and begin tapping on all the images and … Continue reading You Can Now Upload Multiple Photos and Videos at Once to Instagram

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Samsung Flow Will Soon Allow Users to Unlock a Windows 10 PC with Their Fingerprint

Photo credit: CNET SamMobile reports that Samsung will soon open their Samsung Flow application to all Windows 10 PCs to allow users to unlock their computer with their fingerprint via a compatible Galaxy smartphone. As of now, only the Windows 10-powered Galaxy TabPro S supports the app, but it looks like the company will open the software to all non-Samsung Windows 10 machines when the Windows … Continue reading Samsung Flow Will Soon Allow Users to Unlock a Windows 10 PC with Their Fingerprint

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Jide’s Remix OS for Mobile Brings Continuum to Android

Jide, a Beijing-based startup, has announced a new version of their popular operating system Remix OS specifically designed to bring a more productive experience to Android phones. It’s called Remix OS for Mobile and is known as Remix Singularity, a platform that brings Microsoft Continuum-based capabilities to a wider audience. It works much like Continuum does: once you have the OS up and running on … Continue reading Jide’s Remix OS for Mobile Brings Continuum to Android