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Hassle-free fragments: Using Android’s Navigation Architecture Component

Hassle-free fragments: Using Android’s Navigation Architecture Component

Find out how to migrate your projects to this single-Activity structure using JetPack’s Navigation Architecture Component.
How to change your Google Assistant voice

How to change your Google Assistant voice

Changing your Google Assistant voice is easy to do and makes for a more personal approach to the virtual, omnipresent assistant. Here's how to do it!

Google Play Games gets a design update for several screens

Earlier this year at Google I/O 2018 the company revealed a new push to introduce their next phase of Material Design concepts. Since that time, several apps have received updates to implement this
Android Jetpack: What do the recent announcements mean for Android’s Support Library?

Android Jetpack: What do the recent announcements mean for Android’s Support Library?

The official Android docs describe Jetpack as “a set of libraries, tools and architectural guidance," but what exactly is Android Jetpack?
What is Google Duplex? The smartest chatbot ever, explained

What is Google Duplex? The smartest chatbot ever, explained

What exactly is Google Duplex? Creepy or not, it's already here. This guide explains the technology, how it works, the potential applications and concerns, and what it can do for you. The post What is
Scheduling background tasks with Jetpack’s WorkManager

Scheduling background tasks with Jetpack’s WorkManager

Android has a new way to handle background tasks!

Material Design update for Google Maps is beginning a staged rollout

Google has been slowly redesigning most of their core apps with updated Material Design interfaces, and Google Maps is next up on the list. There have been a few Maps tweaks over the last few months
Google is suspiciously quiet about its incredible Duplex AI demo

Google is suspiciously quiet about its incredible Duplex AI demo

Google’s most controversial demo of I/O 2018, its Duplex AI that apparently made reservations on behalf of the phone-averse, now faces questions as to just how real the showcase was. The technology,
Google is suspiciously quiet about its incredible Duplex AI demo

Google is suspiciously quiet about its incredible Duplex AI demo

Google’s most controversial demo of I/O 2018, its Duplex AI that apparently made reservations on behalf of the phone-averse, now faces questions as to just how real the showcase was. The technology,
Google Assistant vs. Amazon Alexa: How do they compare?

Google Assistant vs. Amazon Alexa: How do they compare?

Google announced several updates to the Google Assistant that will make Google Home, Home Mini, and Home Max owners happy. But how do the improvements to the voice assistant stack up against Amazon
What Google I/O tells us about the future of Android

What Google I/O tells us about the future of Android

Google I/O is over, leaving us to digest what the key announcements mean for the company's future plans for Android.

Google News lands on iOS with sleek new interface

Apple News is getting some fresh competition today from it’s biggest rival in Silicon Valley today. Google launched its new Google News app this afternoon that was revealed at Google I/O last week.
Microsoft Build and Google I/O are over. Which came out on top?

Microsoft Build and Google I/O are over. Which came out on top?

Google and Microsoft both leveraged AI in their I/O and Build to demo digital assistants, accessibility and healthcare, and the Internet of Things. Google's more impressive Duplex technology may score
Dangerous Moon Dust, Android P's Arrival, and Musk–Grimes Mania: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Dangerous Moon Dust, Android P's Arrival, and Musk–Grimes Mania: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Just when you think you know what the world holds, something comes out of the woodwork to shake you to your core No, not the terrifying spider scientists taught to obey their commands. I’m talking
The Google News App fuels your interests, provides a balanced perspective

The Google News App fuels your interests, provides a balanced perspective

At Google I/O 2018, the company introduced its all-new Google News app. Using artificial intelligence, the app provides readers with well-balanced content while still allowing for plenty of

Google will require regular security patches for smartphones going forward

Ask anyone what their biggest gripe with Android is, and one of the most common answers will likely be the updates. Or, rather, the lack of updates. Unless you’re rocking a flagship from a big
5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

The 243rd Android Apps Weekly is out! This week we look back over Google I/O 2018 for its biggest app announcements, some big news from famed root apps developer Chainfire, a few decent new apps, oh
AI raced out of the blocks at Google I/O 2018, and there’s much more to come

AI raced out of the blocks at Google I/O 2018, and there’s much more to come

Google I/O 2018 showed off just how far the company's AI and machine learning technologies have come, but this is just the beginning of the vision.
A.I. and Google News: The push to broaden perspectives

A.I. and Google News: The push to broaden perspectives

Google has redesigned its Google News app, not just to refresh the design, but to also look for a way to broaden perspectives in an increasingly polarized world. Google is still betting big on
ARCore v1.2 gives devs new tools to create collaborative AR experiences [APK Download]

ARCore v1.2 gives devs new tools to create collaborative AR experiences [APK Download]

While smartphones are increasingly our conduit for experiencing the latest cutting-edge tech, there's a big difference between checking out something that makes for an impressive tech demo, and seeing