Apps & Updates July 13

Just before I/O 2018, Google and Lenovo launched the first standalone Daydream headset with the Mirage Solo VR. We noted in our review that this impressive hardware is limited by the app ecosystem, but upcoming support for multiple controllers in Daydream might allow for more applications.

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YouTube widely rolling out full bleed video thumbnails on Android [Gallery]

Earlier this week, we spotted YouTube for Android testing full-width video thumbnails in various feeds throughout the app. Today, this new design is widely rolling out for an immersive full bleed look.

Google is late to the podcast party having only released their first official Podcast app just under 3 weeks ago. But despite its tardiness, Google hopes to win over the audio listening crowd with a sleek interface, a massive indexed library, and core integration with your smart home devices…

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Apps & Updates July 12

Back in May, Twitter began A/B testing a bottom bar for its Android client. Following other apps on the platform, this redesign is now widely rolling out today to all users.

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Google Clips updated w/ Timelapses, better smile & expression detection, more

Two months after its last update and amidst an ongoing summer sale, Google Clips is rolling out several new features today. Version 1.6 introduces Timelapses, improved expression recognition, and increased smarts.

While a handful of good weather apps do exist on Android, there are countless more on iOS that offer a range of diverse interfaces and experiences. After several weeks of testing, Carrot Weather is now cross-platform and bringing its iconic banter to Google’s mobile operating system in a near direct port.

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