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Apps and Updates Stories September 1

GOOG: 937.34


Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 is a fairly modest upgrade from the Galaxy S8/S8+ and deceased Note 7. While the dual-camera system is a nice addition to Samsung’s product lineup, the truly interesting tidbits for the Note 8 lie within its software. Thanks to a new app called “Split-Screen Creator”, you can now get one of the Galaxy Note 8’s most interesting features on any Android phone.

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Apps and Updates Stories August 31

GOOG: 939.33


Exactly two weeks ago, YouTube TV was expanded to 14 additional areas throughout the United States. This made the service available in 29 different markets throughout the US, and today, YouTube TV is being added to 12 more popular locations.

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!

Apps and Updates Stories August 25

GOOG: 915.89


In June, a launcher from developer AmirZ popped up that mostly brought Google’s Pixel Launcher to any Android device — including the Google Search pill, Google Feed cards, and plenty more. With the recent release of Android 8.0 Oreo, AmirZ has released a new 2.0 version of the launcher that brings a lot of new features and goodies to sink your teeth into.

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Apps and Updates Stories August 18

GOOG: 910.67


When searching for something on your phone, you typically want to find what you’re looking for ASAP so you can get on with the rest of your day. Today, Google is helping you do just that with the release of video previews in search results on Android.

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Apps and Updates Stories August 16

GOOG: 926.96


As great as summer is for having cookouts with friends and swimming, it’s also one of the worst times of year for people that suffer with seasonal allergies. Thanks to a new update to the Google app, you can now keep tabs on the pollen count in your area to see when you’re most likely to be all sorts of stuffed up and congested (Yay!)…

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Apps and Updates Stories August 15

GOOG: 922.22


Update: It turns out Android Police spotted this feature back in July, so it’s not as new as we thought.

Following a couple of in-the-works features we discovered in the Google Phone and Contacts app yesterday, our latest finding has to do with Google Maps. This recently-uncovered change in Maps is far from ground-breaking, but it’s a nice visual revamp that adds to the overall aesthetic of the app.

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