Teardown September 19
Teardown September 18
Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!
Teardown September 14
The latest beta of the Google app is rolling out this afternoon with a handful of developments related to the Pixel Stand wireless charging accessory that could launch alongside the Pixel 3. Namely, we have another glimpse of the interface and its functionality.
Teardown September 8
The latest beta update for the Google app began rolling out this evening, but was quickly pulled due to a likely bug involving Assistant. Regardless, version 8.20 details Digital Wellbeing for Home and a new “Explore” feature that surfaces similar articles. We have also managed to enable Google Assistant for Households.
Teardown September 7
YouTube Music 2.47 preps equalizer, more on Smart Remote [APK Insight]
Last month, the YouTube Music team detailed bi-weekly updates and other upcoming features to help address early user complains. Google’s latest streaming service is now preparing an equalizer to focus on audio quality criticism, while work continues on the Smart Remote.
Teardown September 5
Over the past year, Google Play — and other app stores — have worked to increase curation through editorial content and top lists. A concurrent trend has been letting users beta test apps and games ahead of launch in a move that also helps developers find bugs. The Play Store is now working on a loyalty program called “Play Points.”