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Registration now open for Android Dev Summit 2019

Registration now open for Android Dev Summit 2019

If you're an Android developer, and you missed your chance to go to Google I/O (or you're ready for round two), the Android Dev Summit is set for October 23rd and 24th of this year. The event was
Amazon Echo Connect, which links your landline to your speaker, is down to $20 ($15 off)

Amazon Echo Connect, which links your landline to your speaker, is down to $20 ($15 off)

Most Alexa devices can already make calls, but wouldn't it be nice to use your landline directly from your Echo speaker? The Echo Connect lets you do just that, and it's just gone on sale for only $20
Google 'temporarily disables' dozens of CooTek apps, including TouchPal Keyboard

Google 'temporarily disables' dozens of CooTek apps, including TouchPal Keyboard

You may have not heard of CooTek, but you've probably seen some of the company's applications. The publicly-traded Chinese app developer is best known for the TouchPal Keyboard, but has also created
Google shows off its new emoji designs that will debut with Android Q

Google shows off its new emoji designs that will debut with Android Q

The Unicode Consortium codified 230 new symbols — well, 65 new symbols plus many skin tone, color, and gender variants — as part of its Emoji 12.0 update released back in March. But it does takes a
Atmospheric puzzle game Pavilion coming to more Android devices July 23

Atmospheric puzzle game Pavilion coming to more Android devices July 23

Visiontrick Media's atmospheric puzzler Pavilion already exists on Android as an Nvidia Shield release, but it would appear the game is finally coming to the rest of the Android player base as a
[Update: Rolling out] OneNote is getting a dark mode that will reportedly sync across platforms

[Update: Rolling out] OneNote is getting a dark mode that will reportedly sync across platforms

Update 1: 2019/07/17 8:46am PDT Dark mode in OneNote is showing up for some users on Android now, but it's a server-side update on the latest beta of the app. There's no manual toggle to Dark
Android Q's parental controls are going live with latest Digital Wellbeing beta [APK Download]

Android Q's parental controls are going live with latest Digital Wellbeing beta [APK Download]

During its I/O press conference, Google announced several improvements to Digital Wellbeing including a tight integration with Family Link, enabling parents to set screen and app usage limitations for
Arlo finally allows you to mute notifications from your cameras

Arlo finally allows you to mute notifications from your cameras

Arlo has come under fire for the botched launch of its Ultra 4K camera, but overall, it remains a solid service provider in the smart home security cam space — especially since its devices reliably
YouTube Premium and Music launch in 13 new countries, now available in more than 60

YouTube Premium and Music launch in 13 new countries, now available in more than 60

It's been a bit over a year since YouTube Premium and Music Premium first launched. Since then, the music streaming service and ad-free YouTube subscription have expanded to more and more countries,
The Xperia 1 is Sony's best phone yet, but it struggles to justify the exorbitant price

The Xperia 1 is Sony's best phone yet, but it struggles to justify the exorbitant price

Sony used to be one of the most successful mobile companies in the world, but it never really got into a groove as modern smartphones took over the market. Sony has been on a slow downward slide for
Xiaomi's Android One-toting Mi A3 is official: 48MP camera and in-screen fingerprint scanner for €250

Xiaomi's Android One-toting Mi A3 is official: 48MP camera and in-screen fingerprint scanner for €250

After recent leaks, we knew Xiaomi would soon be introducing its latest Android One phone, and now the Mi A3 has been officially unveiled. Its predecessors were pretty well received, so we have high
[Update: More themes, improved interface] Chrome Canary 77 adds native themes and improved new tab shortcuts management

[Update: More themes, improved interface] Chrome Canary 77 adds native themes and improved new tab shortcuts management

Update 1: 2019/07/17 6:44am PDT An update to Chrome Canary increases the number of built-in themes to a total of 20 and tweaks the interface a bit. The previous version showed a little preview
Google Maps now tracking live bikeshare vehicle availability in 24 cities

Google Maps now tracking live bikeshare vehicle availability in 24 cities

Like to bike? Don't want to bother with owning and caring for one? For a growing number of people, bikeshare systems are their solution to personal urban transit. But when it comes to integrating this
Android Q could offer to translate app previews in the Recents screen

Android Q could offer to translate app previews in the Recents screen

Before Android Q Beta 5 launched, details from a leaked internal build were already doing the rounds on Reddit. This gave us a glance at some functionality that didn't make it into the publicly
The HTC Wildfire returns, at least in name, with four new phones rumored for release

The HTC Wildfire returns, at least in name, with four new phones rumored for release

If you've placed bets on when HTC will release its last smartphone (at least under its own name) and have marked that date prior to June of this year, you've lost your money. The
The best Prime Day deals on tech under $20

The best Prime Day deals on tech under $20

Prime Day 2019 is winding down. Haven't bought anything? Not to worry! Here's some impulse-buy cheap deals you can scoop up without feeling too guilty. Heck, grab a few. Here are all the deals under
I wish Google's Smart Displays were the kitchen companions they promised to be

I wish Google's Smart Displays were the kitchen companions they promised to be

When Google first announced its Smart Display platform, one of the focal points was the kitchen. The Google Assistant would be able to find you recipes, put items into a shopping list, convert units,
The Android Police Q&A Show is live!

The Android Police Q&A Show is live!

You might already know about our weekly live podcast, but did you know we have a second show every Tuesday? We answer your questions and discuss technology news — Android or not — from the past week.
Blink XT-2 smart camera bundles are up to 44% off on sale, offer subscription-free cloud storage

Blink XT-2 smart camera bundles are up to 44% off on sale, offer subscription-free cloud storage

Most smart security cameras need a wired connection to receive power, which can be a pain when setting up cameras outdoors. The Blink XT2 is amongst the few battery-operated security cameras, lasting
Plants vs. Zombies 3 is out in pre-alpha for Android, but for a limited number of players

Plants vs. Zombies 3 is out in pre-alpha for Android, but for a limited number of players

This came out of nowhere, but apparently, Electronic Arts is testing an open pre-alpha build for Plants vs. Zombies 3 on Android. If you'd like to get in, simply navigate to the new Play Store listing