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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon confirms it is adding Alexa to its shopping app on Android starting this week   —  This spring, Amazon introduced Alexa to a wider audience by making the virtual assistant a feature that could be accessed within the retailer's main shopping app.  However, that integration …
Jul 20, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google brings its Motion Skills GIF- and video-making app to Android, 13 months after its iOS debut   —  Google last year introduced an app called Motion Stillsthat aimed to help iOS users do more with their Live Photos - including being able to crop out blurry frames, stabilize images …
Jul 20, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Google begins rollout of Google Play Protect, which scans apps for malware, to Android devices running Google Mobile Services 11 or later   —  Google is acting on its promise to further guard your Android phone against rogue apps.  The company tells us that it's rolling out its Play Protect home screen …
Jul 19, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Avast acquires UK-based Piriform, maker of popular system cleaning program CCleaner, says it will continue to offer CCleaner as a standalone product   —  Security software giant Avast has acquired Piriform, the U.K.-based company behind CCleaner — one of the most popular system cleaners on desktop and mobile.
Jul 19, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Sam Byford / The Verge:
Nintendo's Switch Online app, which provides access to voice chat, game invites, and game-specific services, is now available on iOS and Android   —  After launching the Switch without an online service to speak of, Nintendo has released the iOS and Android app that will be required for much of the system's internet functionality.
Jul 19, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Google's search app on Android and iOS gets an algorithmic news feed of articles, videos, and other links; feed allows topic follows and other customizations   —  Searching for relevance  —  Google today is rolling out its take on the news feed, a personalized stream of articles, videos, and other content.
Jul 19, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Snapchat adds ability to record multiple 10 second Snaps back-to-back, coming first to iOS, as well as Tint Brush for coloring specific objects in Snaps   —  Snapchat has a couple of new features rolling out Tuesday, including the ability to record multiple 10 second Snaps continuously …
Jul 18, 2017, 12:12 PMIn context
Corbin Davenport / Android Police:
Jide discontinues Android-based Remix OS for PCs and promises refunds to Kickstarter backers of its Remix IO/IO+ device   —  There have been plenty of attempts to make Android a desktop operating system, with most of them not being very good.  Jide Technology burst onto the scene …
Jul 17, 2017, 7:40 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Google Maps for Android now displays a graph showing the best time of day to travel to your destination   —  Google is always adding something new to Maps, but not everyone gets the new stuff at the same time.  Right now, it looks like Google has added a nifty travel time graph to directions …
Jul 17, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Essential's VP of marketing, Brian Wallace, and head of communications, Andy Fouché, have both left the company recently before it has launched a product   —  Brian Wallace's profile on Essential's website.  —  Essential, the startup helmed by Android creator Andy Rubin …
Jul 15, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context

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