• Google Voice adds signed-in devices list, preps incoming call locations, emergency service address

    5 monthes ago - By 9to5Google

    Following old Hangouts SMS messages now syncing over and the ability to record voicemail greetings when mobile, Google Voice is gaining a list of connected devices on Android. Meanwhile, a teardown reveals that the app is prepping support for entering an address for emergency services and the location of incoming calls.
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  • Google Podcast app arrives with personalized recommendations

    Google Podcast app arrives with personalized recommendations

    5 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    We knew it was coming and the Google Podcasts app is now live for Android users who want to jump on the service. Google Podcasts may not be as fully featured as some of the competition, and there's no plans for an iOS app, but it's a solid choice for the basics and the addition of Google smarts could be the killer feature here.
    The standalone Google Podcasts app for Android isn't terribly different from the podcasts player that had been built into the Google app for a while now. It's easy enough to find and subscribe to podcasts, download episodes for offline listening, ...
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  • Yahoo Mail debuts Android Go app as mobile web app gets a refreshed design

    Yahoo Mail debuts Android Go app as mobile web app gets a refreshed design

    5 monthes ago - By 9to5Google

    While we're definitely big fans of Gmail around here, Yahoo Mail is the go-to email choice for millions of users. Today, the service is launching a brand new mobile web experience, as well as a new app optimized for Android Go.
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  • Google Podcasts Now Available On Android With Google Assistant Support

    Google Podcasts Now Available On Android With Google Assistant Support

    5 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Google's much rumored Podcasts app has finally launched on Android today. The app has all of your favorite podcasts available, and also has Google Assistant support, so you can play these podcasts anywhere you want - even on your Google Home smart speaker. Google is also promising smarter recommendations with Google Podcasts. But this isn't Google's first attempt at a podcast app. It had Google Listen quite a few years ago that it eventually killed off and then a few years later it implemented podcasts into Google Play Music. And now Google Podcasts is here to break podcasts out of the...
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  • Android apps installed peer-to-peer will appear in Play Library, gain offline protections

    Android apps installed peer-to-peer will appear in Play Library, gain offline protections

    5 monthes ago - By 9to5Google

    Last year, Google announced that Android apps would incorporate security metadata to verify that it was officially distributed by the Play Store. Today, Google is expanding that data to include additional verification for installs through peer-to-peer sharing.
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  • Yahoo Mail for Android GO is launched along with a version for mobile web browsers

    Yahoo Mail for Android GO is launched along with a version for mobile web browsers

    5 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    There is a collection of apps in the Google Play Store made specifically for Android Go powered handsets. This is the stripped down version of Android for budget priced phones , and there are several lightweight apps developed for the platform. This allows Android Go owners to use many of the same apps they relied on when they had a phone running the full powered version of the operating system. The latest to unveil an Android Go version of its app is Yahoo; the lightweight Android Go variant of Yahoo Mail weighs in at 10MB, and requires 50MB of RAM.
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  • Google Highlights Five New Android Messages RCS Features

    Google Highlights Five New Android Messages RCS Features

    5 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Google has taken to its official blog to highlight five new features added to its default Android SMS platform, Android Messages, in support of and utilizing rich communication services. Of course, that list of improvements includes the recently reported Android Messages for Web update which allows for text messaging through a connected phone via a browser window. However, there's a lot more than that the search giant's been working to add over the past several months and those features are well worth diving into. Among the most useful of those new features, at least for those who use...
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  • Google launches Podcasts app for Android

    Google launches Podcasts app for Android

    5 monthes ago - By Beta News

    Google has never really shown much interest in podcasts - despite their age and popularity - but today this changes. The company has launched a new Android app called simply Google Podcasts complete with ubiquitous AI for personalized suggestions. Available in 47 languages, the app currently provides access to a collection of around two million podcasts, but this number is likely to grow very quickly. Google boasts of integration with Google Assistant and Google Home, the main benefit of which is being able to start a podcast on one device and continue on another. See also: Google updates...
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  • Dedicated Google Podcasts App Launched For Android

    Dedicated Google Podcasts App Launched For Android

    5 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    Google has never offered a dedicated podcasts app for Android before but it's finally making amends. Its rival Apple already has a separate Podcasts app for its mobile devices and Google is now following suit with a dedicated Podcasts app for Android. Prior to this app, users could either listen to podcasts in Google Play Music or use an obscure player integrated into Android's search feature.
    Google is now making it much easier to listen to Podcasts on Android devices with a dedicated Google Podcasts app that's available for download starting today for free. The app offers users access to...
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  • Google launches a Web client for Android's SMS app

    Google launches a Web client for Android's SMS app

    5 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    Messages.android.com works now, but you'll need the phone app to get the feature, too.
    Android's default messaging client for 2018-"Messages"-is getting a Web client today. Google announced the feature launch on the official Google blog , which says "Messages for Web" will roll out to everyone over the next week. Android Messages started as a simple SMS app, but, with the Web client, it is turning into Google's ninth messaging service after Google Talk, Google Voice, Buzz, Google+ Messenger, Hangouts, Spaces, Allo, and the Slack-like Hangouts Chat .
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