Tag: Videos

[Update: It’s back] Lenovo Smart Display 8″ is half price ($100) at Best Buy in early Black Friday deal

Google Assistant smart displays are one of the most intriguing new product categories in recent years, but they aren’t that affordable. The Google Home Hub is the cheapest available at $150, but it’s still a fair whack. At just $100, this 8″ Lenovo Smart Display from Best Buy could be the perfect starting point. Ryne was […]

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26 best new Android games released this week including Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition, Soul Chase, and Truck Simulation 19

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have Beamdog’s fantastic enhanced edition of Neverwinter Nights, a solid pixel-based platformer that’s reminiscent of the NES era, and the latest yearly […]

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16 new and notable Android apps from the last week including 1.1.1.1: Faster & Safer Internet, Feedly Classic, and WakingNews Alarm Clock (11/10/18 – 11/17/18)

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week’s more interesting releases include a DNS app from Cloudflare, a Feedly beta release, and an alarm clock app from Yahoo. So without further […]

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The best Android power user features you may have forgotten about

Article Contents Android has now been around for over a decade, and every single update has brought new features. Some functionality is unknown to the vast majority of smartphone owners, either because the options aren’t well-advertised, or because their uses are limited. In this post, we’ve compiled some of the best power user features that […]

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GPU-accelerated dismemberment demo: 10,000 zombies in a giant blender

[embedded content] Brilliant Game Studios follows up on their 2016 video that showed off a crowd-renderer by pitting 11,000 penguins against 4,000 Santas with a new video demoing “our new GPU accelerated dismemberment and procedural wounding system. Limbs can be cut off on a massive scale. Wound from getting hit appear as deep gouges […]

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Sony’s PlayJ app lets you screen share games and watch videos with friends [APK Download]

Sony has just released a new app called PlayJ for users who want to share experiences with their friends. Mobile gamers can stream their playing action to another person’s device so they can watch, and videos can also be viewed together remotely. The app is currently in beta but it’s not exclusive to Sony Xperia […]

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Kyocera’s new Verizon-exclusive phone sports a rugged design and a sapphire screen

Kyocera Launches Rugged, Military-Grade, Waterproof DuraForce PRO 2 Smartphone with Verizon WirelessWaterproof, Drop and Scratch Proof, with Built-In Super Wide View 4K Action Camera, Enhanced Speakers and Noise-Cancelling Mics, DuraForce PRO 2 is Ideal for Construction, Public Safety and Transportation Industries November 15, 2018 09:27 AM Eastern Standard TimeSAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kyocera International Inc., the leader […]

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[Bonus Round] Brain Marmelade, Kolumno, Qbik, Shuyan Saga, Cosmic Top Secret, Lovecraft Quest, and Harmony: Music Notes

Article Contents Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about the new Android games of the day that we couldn’t get to during our regular news rounds. Consider this a quick update for the dedicated gamers who can’t wait for our weekly roundups, and don’t want to […]

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[Update: Fix coming] Some Pixel 3 XL owners are complaining of buzzing/distorted speakers

Pixel season wouldn’t be complete without a bunch of complaints from early adopters of possible hardware and software faults. Last year, the main controversy surrounded the terrible LG OLED panels used for the Pixel 2 XL. This year, there are a few early contenders, including what we may be calling ‘buzzgate.’ We’ve already discovered that […]

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Supercell’s Brawl Stars is globally launching in December, and you can pre-register right now

Back in June Supercell soft launched Brawl Stars on the Play Store for a few select regions, and today the studio has announced that the game will finally open its doors to the rest of the world this December. You can pre-register for the upcoming release right now, and there are even a few rewards you […]

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Niantic teases Pokémon Go-inspired Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in trailer

Last year, almost to the day, we learned about Niantic’s plans for an augmented reality Harry Potter game. Details have been few and far between over the last year, though the title was expected to release sometime in 2018. Today Niantic has finally broken its silence to release a teaser trailer for Harry Potter: Wizards […]

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JBL PartyBoxes are massive Bluetooth speakers with a built-in light show

JBL by Harman, one of several audio brands now under the Harman group owned by Samsung, has just announced two new Bluetooth speakers made for parties, reminiscent of something Sony already offers. They’re not only huge but also offer their own light shows — just in case your house party wasn’t already the hottest ticket […]

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[Update: Reverting to old UI for many] Facebook Messenger’s massive UI redesign is widely rolling out and people aren’t loving it

If you weren’t among the select few that began seeing Facebook Messenger’s massive redesign (otherwise known as Messenger 4) in late September, you should see the changes shortly. Facebook is now rolling out Messenger’s new, simplified UI more widely through a server-side update.  When Facebook announced the design overhaul for Messenger during its F8 developer […]

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Moment unveils new Tele 58mm lens designed for the latest smartphones, on sale for $80 ($20 off) until Friday

Moment originally launched with a Kickstarter campaign back in 2014, featuring a pair of lenses and a stick-on mounting plate. But these days, Moment cases and lenses have become some of the top accessories for those aiming to get a stylish look on their phones and more control over their photos. Today, Moment is launching […]

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Google could give more devices an early taste of Android Q with earlier GSI releases

Project Treble seems to be making a dent in the fight against Android’s fragmentation problem, and one of the keys to its success relies on something called a GSI (Generic System Image) which is basically a super-stock, AOSP-based image of the Android framework, and a required part of testing Treble compliance. According to a talk […]

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Madfinger Games’ first-person shooter Unkilled just received a large update

Madfinger Games is probably best known for its Shadowgun mobile shooters, though I’m sure plenty of you enjoy its Dead Trigger zombie series as well. One thing is for sure, Madfinger is all about games with gunplay. Unkilled is one of its older FPS titles. It was originally released back in 2015, and it would […]

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Samsung Galaxy S10 will reportedly have ‘punch hole’ cutout, ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor, and triple rear cameras

With 2018’s high-profile phone launches now behind us, it’s time to look ahead to what next year will bring. One of the first and most anticipated releases in the calendar for 2019 is the Samsung Galaxy S10, which we will probably see unveiled at the end of February during MWC in Barcelona. Evan Blass has […]

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Samsung’s Linux on DeX turns your phone into a Linux computer [APK Download]

Samsung debuted DeX last year to make your phone behave a bit more like a computer when plugged into a monitor. This year, DeX functionality has improved so you don’t need to expensive custom dock, just a video cable. At Samsung’s developer conference last week, it announced DeX would also get full Linux support. It’s only […]

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20 best new Android games released this week including Teslagrad, Scanner REDACTED, and Spitkiss

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have a beautiful puzzle-platformer, the 1.0 version of Ingress, and a crazy release all about swapping spit. So without further ado, here are […]

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