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HTC adds custom per-app squeeze actions to the U11's Edge Sense

HTC adds custom per-app squeeze actions to the U11's Edge Sense

Update 1: 2017/09/07 9:42pm PDT HTC has officially announced the new features in a blog post. The company said that the Edge Sense beta, "is an opt-in program that will continue to grow as The

HTC U11’s Edge Sense becomes user customizable in latest update

If you follow the news, you probably know that HTC U11’s standout feature is the Edge Sense pressure-sensitive frame which lets users squeeze the sides of the phone to get it to perform a certain

Nova Launcher beta 5.5 finally brings adaptive icons support

One thing's sure, TeslaCoil Software is incredibly prolific. Hot on the heels of the recent Sesame Shortcuts, Nova Launcher has just added one more awesome feature: adaptive icons. V5.5-beta1 of the

WhatsApp testing out ability to delete/recall messages

Everyone who sends emails or messages has probably at one point or another regretted something that they sent, either in a fit of anger or because they drunk messaged someone or just in hindsight, it
[Update: Icon inconsistencies fixed] Nova Launcher beta 5.5 finally brings adaptive icons support

[Update: Icon inconsistencies fixed] Nova Launcher beta 5.5 finally brings adaptive icons support

Update 1: 2017/09/14 3:20pm PDT A new beta, 5.5-beta2, was just released for Nova Launcher, which fixes the inconsistencies we noted previously. If you ran into the "double round" problem where an
Microsoft OneDrive introduces improved navigation in the latest beta release [APK Download]

Microsoft OneDrive introduces improved navigation in the latest beta release [APK Download]

If you're looking for a decent alternative to Google Drive for cloud storage, you could do a lot worse than Microsoft's OneDrive. Most of us have an old Hotmail account knocking around somewhere

WhatsApp Beta’s Storage Usage management for messages now on Android

If WhatsApp is taking a lot of space on your device, this probably means you have tons of messages that exchange pictures, GIFs, videos, etc. Previously, the only way to fix this storage issue is to

Google app beta update shows upcoming Assistant, Pixel 2 features

One of the ways that you can figure out what upcoming features will come to apps and even future devices is to do an APK teardown of a beta update. The Google app beta is now rolling out and so we get
Pocket Casts announces Web Player 2.0 Beta, adds many features from the Android app

Pocket Casts announces Web Player 2.0 Beta, adds many features from the Android app

I listen to podcasts on an almost daily basis (including the excellent Android Police podcast, of course), and for as long as I can remember, my app of choice has been Shifty Jelly's Pocket Casts.

Firefox 57 beta arrives with new UI, revamped new tab page, and incognito keyboard support [APK Download]

A couple of days ago Mozilla announced its biggest update to its desktop browser in a long while with the Firefox 57 beta, bringing the speed boosts of the long-awaited Project Quantum. We already

Google testing out new Android Wear Beta with LG Watch Sport

Seems like Google hasn’t given up on Android Wear just yet, as it is currently prepping for the wearable software platform’s next big update. With that, it is putting out an Android Wear Beta, where

Facebook testing out facial recognition feature to unlock accounts

When someone gets locked out of their Facebook account for some reason, the instinct would be to freak out first right? Well, that is, if you’re that attached to your social media life of course. And
Hands-on: Food for All lets you buy restaurant meals that would otherwise be thrown away

Hands-on: Food for All lets you buy restaurant meals that would otherwise be thrown away

What if there was an app that got you half-off food at some of the best restaurants in town, and all you had to do was place an order earlier in the day, and pick it up a bit later than usual? Well,
Mozilla is testing another new browser called Firefox Rocket, specifically for Indonesia [APK Download]

Mozilla is testing another new browser called Firefox Rocket, specifically for Indonesia [APK Download]

Mozilla has been pretty busy recently. Last month it updated its main browser, Firefox, with a much needed modern UI makeover, and back in the summer it launched a completely new browser, Firefox
iOS 11.1 beta 2 update just brought back 3D Touch multitasking

iOS 11.1 beta 2 update just brought back 3D Touch multitasking

This morning Apple released their latest iOS Beta software to those in the dev program. This was the second beta build of iOS 11.1, one coming with one massive amount of new emojis for use in
Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta extended: two more days to play

Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta extended: two more days to play

If you missed the chance to play the public Star Wars Battlefront 2 public beta this weekend, EA has you covered. The company has announced an extension for the beta that leaves it available for a
Huawei starts public Oreo beta test for Mate 9

Huawei starts public Oreo beta test for Mate 9

Now that Oreo is out and running on Google hardware, every manufacturer is working on the update for its flagship devices and every power user is wondering when they’ll get it on their phones. Huawei
Google's predictive search suggestions could be getting a makeover, with new thumbnail images and descriptions

Google's predictive search suggestions could be getting a makeover, with new thumbnail images and descriptions

When you search with Google on your device, either with the home screen search box/pill, in the Google feed pane, or directly in the Google app, you'll often see predictive search suggestions as you

YouTube testing auto-playing videos in mobile app

Probably one of the most common complaints about Facebook (and of course there are a lot) is that it autoplays videos on our timeline, and sometimes with audio. While of course there’s a way to remove
New Nova Launcher 5.5 Beta Adds Searchbar to Dock Option, Fun Icon Animations, More

New Nova Launcher 5.5 Beta Adds Searchbar to Dock Option, Fun Icon Animations, More

A new Nova Launcher v5.5 beta update is available now to beta participants and it includes some of the goodness from the Pixel Launcher in the Pixel 2, as well as other Oreo-styled items. For one, you
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