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Google is recruiting Google+ beta testers

Google is recruiting Google+ beta testers

Do you have unusually strong opinions about Google+ and what Google should be doing with it? Then today is your lucky day. Google is seeking people to help test new features and give feedback on the
SwiftKey Beta updated with GIF search support and seven new languages

SwiftKey Beta updated with GIF search support and seven new languages

The SwiftKey beta was just updated to fix one of the few oversights in the new GIF support. Now instead of just browsing categories, you can actually search for specific GIFs. So the next time you
iOS 11 developer beta 5 released: Here’s what’s new

iOS 11 developer beta 5 released: Here’s what’s new

Next month will bring iOS 11, and ahead of that launch is the beta release for developers. Apple has just pushed out iOS 11 beta 5, making it available for anyone who has access to the beta software;
One of iOS 11’s most useful features just got cut from the beta

One of iOS 11’s most useful features just got cut from the beta

Apple giveth, and Apple taketh away. One of the most compelling features for iPhone users has been unexpectedly removed in the latest beta version of iOS, with Messages in iCloud being axed – at least
Samsung Internet Beta v6 adds night mode, high contrast option, and new experimental flags [APK Download]

Samsung Internet Beta v6 adds night mode, high contrast option, and new experimental flags [APK Download]

Samsung has been on a mission to add all of its apps to the Play Store recently, with the latest addition being its proprietary keyboard. The Samsung Internet Browser has been on there for a while,
WhatsApp beta briefly tested then removed photo filters

WhatsApp beta briefly tested then removed photo filters

Facebook's strategy lately seems to be to offer the same features (and copy Snapchat) on all its services and let users just choose where they want to use this or that option. Instagram got Stories,
[Update: Rolling out to stable] SwiftKey Beta updated with GIF search support and seven new languages

[Update: Rolling out to stable] SwiftKey Beta updated with GIF search support and seven new languages

Update 1: 2017/08/10 1:10pm PDT GIF searching and the new language features are now arriving in the stable builds of SwiftKey, too. The rollout seems to be progressive (I don't see it on my
iOS 11 beta 6 is available to download right now

iOS 11 beta 6 is available to download right now

Just a week after the release of iOS 11 beta 5, Apple's software developers have already pumped out another version. iOS 11 beta 6 is available for anyone on the developer beta profile to download and
iOS 11 developer beta 6 released, plus beta 5 goes public

iOS 11 developer beta 6 released, plus beta 5 goes public

Only a week has passed since the launch of iOS 11 beta 5 for developers, but Apple has sped up its typical two-week cycle to release the sixth beta for developers early. The iOS 11 beta 6 release is
Google Home preview program is now available

Google Home preview program is now available

Update 1: 2017/08/15 2:19pm PDT Reboot Google Home is good at a lot of stuff, but it's also missing some very basic features. After nearly a year on the market, this smart speaker still can't set
Astro File Manager gets a complete redesign in v6.0 beta

Astro File Manager gets a complete redesign in v6.0 beta

One of the first apps I downloaded on Android was Astro File Manager, which was the clear leader in the early days of the platform. It's got more than 50 million downloads on the Play Store, but a lot

Chrome Beta now has the address bar at the bottom of the page

We’ve always been so used to having the address bar of our browsers at the top of the page, whether you’re on your mobile device or on your desktop. But for those who are using Chrome on their
iOS 11 developer beta 7, public beta 6 now available

iOS 11 developer beta 7, public beta 6 now available

This week isn’t just for eclipses and oreos. While it still isn’t a final release, iOS users and developers are also getting a bit of a treat. Apple has just rolled out a new beta version of iOS 11
The Crew 2 is coming to you via land, sea and air on March 16, 2018 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

The Crew 2 is coming to you via land, sea and air on March 16, 2018 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

The Crew 2 is coming to you via land, sea and air on March 16, 2018 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Ubisoft revealed the released date via this speedy trailer, along with a link for players to sign up for

LastPass public beta uses Android Oreo’s autofill API

As soon as Google announced its Android 8.0 Oreo, we all expected various apps and services to start releasing beta versions or even just announce what users can expect when it starts rolling out to
[Update: Now in stable] Samsung Internet Beta v6 adds night mode, high contrast option, and new experimental flags [APK Download]

[Update: Now in stable] Samsung Internet Beta v6 adds night mode, high contrast option, and new experimental flags [APK Download]

Update 1: 2017/08/26 6:25am PDT The stable version of Samsung Internet Browser has been updated to 6.0 with all of the changes mentioned above from the beta. You can grab it directly from the
OnePlus 3 and 3T Beta Updates Bring Big List of Changes

OnePlus 3 and 3T Beta Updates Bring Big List of Changes

Even with the OnePlus 5 now out and the only phone OnePlus currently sells, the company is still updating the OnePlus 3 and 3T, though we’ll see how long that lasts. I’m partly kidding there, since we
iOS 11 beta 10 is here, go download it now

iOS 11 beta 10 is here, go download it now

We're less than a week away from Apple's next event, and the likely full release of iOS 11. But that's not slowing down Apple's developers, who are still cranking out iOS 11 betas like there's no
iOS 11 developer beta 10 released as Apple Event approaches

iOS 11 developer beta 10 released as Apple Event approaches

In under a week, Apple will finally make the next iPhone – a device we’ve all been talking about for months – official. Along with that iPhone reveal will come the launch of iOS 11, but before that
OnePlus 3 closed beta group receives 8.0 Oreo update with 3T and 5 builds coming soon, public beta slated for end of September

OnePlus 3 closed beta group receives 8.0 Oreo update with 3T and 5 builds coming soon, public beta slated for end of September

OnePlus has always been praised for having clean, near-stock software, and a big advantage of this is that updates are much easier to push out. Case in point: the OnePlus 3 has already received