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Daydream VR lands on the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ in latest update
Google has plans for a ton of new Daydream VR-ready smartphones through the end of this year, and that’s starting with a previous announcement. Following the reveal back at I/O 2017, Samsung is finally starting to roll out Daydream support for the Galaxy S8 family, starting with the Verizon variant.
As past events throughout time have proven, the world can sometimes be a dark and dangerous place. Having access to the right information during a crisis can prove to be lifesaving depending on the situation at hand, and the release of SOS Alerts on Google Search and Maps aims to make dealing with these future events easier and much more manageable. expand full story
Android O DP4: The default icon for system apps and apps without icons gets refreshed
Apps & Updates July 24
Typing on TVs is something that pretty much everyone hates. Clicking half a dozen times between letter is infuriating, and it’s only made worse when you have a poor keyboard layout. When Google debuted Android TV, input was one of the key things that it fixed. It did that by pushing voice, but that doesn’t always work. Some apps need keyboard input, and Android TV’s keyboard always worked well. Now, though, Google is changing things up…