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OnePlus 5 prototype leaked, allegedly going up in price

By DailyNews | OnThursday, May 18th, 2017 - No Comments »
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A prototype of the upcoming OnePlus 5 has been leaked, hiding in a body similar to the OnePlus 3. Right off the bat, you’ll notice that there is a dual camera setup on this device. OnePlus has partnered with DxO to build this camera as well, so it should be a good one. Otherwise, this prototype doesn’t really say much about the OnePlus 5. This isn’t how it will look at launch, so the prototype body doesn’t provide much information. There is no rear-mounted fingerprint sensor,. 

Android Pay not compatible with Android O beta

By DailyNews | OnThursday, May 18th, 2017 - No Comments »
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The Android O Beta Program is open to join, and it’s a great way to test the latest version of Android. That being said, there’s a good reason that it’s a beta. Much of the software is not perfectly functional and some may be broken entirely. There are reports that Android Pay is not working with the beta software. It can work sometimes, but the app doesn’t open properly. This is also the case for Android Auto when it comes to support for head units. This is all to be expected. 

Google Assistant will soon let you send money to friends

By DailyNews | OnThursday, May 18th, 2017 - No Comments »
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While Google I/O‘s proper keynote happened yesterday, the developer event is still going on, so there is still news trickling out. The latest is in regards to Google’s mobile payment option, Android Pay. Today, Google announced that Android Pay is expanding. The mobile payment service will launch in Brazil, Canada, Russia, Spain, and Taiwan “soon.” There’s no exact dates to circle on the calendar just yet, but for anyone living in those markets who has been waiting. 

ASUS ZenFone AR will arrive at Verizon this summer

By DailyNews | OnThursday, May 18th, 2017 - No Comments »
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During the second day of Google I/O, a big focus is on augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), markets that Google wants to capitalize on. That includes Project Tango for AR and the Daydream VR platform. Devices are a necessity for Google to achieve that, and today ASUS announced some news that’ll help. ASUS will launch its ZenFone AR (which it announced way back in January of this year) this summer, and Verizon Wireless will be the exclusive US carrier for the handset. No pricing. 

Top 10 New Android Games This Week: Dungeon Inc, OK Golf

By DailyNews | OnThursday, May 18th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but this column is dedicated to new games that you can start playing right now. Check out our top picks and let us know in the comments section if you have any suggestions for next week’s post. Stickman Skate Battle Description: Pack your skateboard and join the ultimate Stickman Skate Battle multiplayer PVP experience. Battle with your friends. 

OnePlus teaming up with DxO for the OnePlus 5 camera

By DailyNews | OnThursday, May 18th, 2017 - No Comments »

OnePlus has a new flagship on the way, following the success of the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T last year. We know that it will be called the OnePlus 5, but we haven’t heard anything about specifications just yet. However, OnePlus is taking a page out of its playbook from last year and it’s starting to tease certain aspects of the upcoming device. That begins today with the camera. OnePlus has announced that it’s working with DxO on the OnePlus 5 camera. That will more than likely. 

Android O emoji will be blob-free

By DailyNews | OnThursday, May 18th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Emoji are getting a major overhaul in Android O, which is set to launch later this year. While Google had time to announce a lot earlier today, they probably didn’t feel like it was necessary to talk about emoji while on stage. But for anyone who hasn’t necessarily been a fan of the blobs that have run rampant on the Android platform for years, this is a change worth taking note of. Android O is getting updated emoji, and new emoji altogether. The platform will be the first to adopt. 

Google says Galaxy S8 will be updated to support Daydream VR, standalone VR headsets also in the works

By DailyNews | OnThursday, May 18th, 2017 - No Comments »
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In addition to Google Home, Google Assistant, and Android O, Google’s Daydream virtual reality effort got some stage time during today’s I/O keynote. Google revealed today that the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be updated to support Daydream VR this summer. This is big news for the Daydream platform, as the GS8 and GS8+ are sure to be two of 2017’s biggest Android releases. This news is also notable because Samsung already has its own VR platform that the GS8 and GS8+ support, called Gear. 

Google is improving its Assistant and Home in a big way

By DailyNews | OnWednesday, May 17th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Google has spent several years working on virtual assistant technology, trying a variety of approaches. In 2016, Google announced the Google Assistant, the start of a project that would encompass what it had learned from previous attempts. Designed to work across a variety of devices with natural language skills, Assistant has quickly proven to be far more capable than its predecessors. Google isn’t slowing down, either. The company has a vision for Assistant, and today brings in variety of. 

Android O Beta Program officially launches

By DailyNews | OnWednesday, May 17th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Google didn’t reveal the official name of Android O at its I/O keynote today, but it did make an announcement that’s just about as exciting. The Android O Beta Program is now live. This means that anyone with an eligible Nexus or Pixel device can now try Android O. The devices that are eligible for the Android O Beta Program include the Pixel XL, Pixel, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus Player. If you’ve got one of those devices, you can point your browser to the Android Beta Program’s.