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The Best Android-Only Apps for Google Fans

For awhile, iOS got first dibs on all the best apps, but Android has exclusives, too.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Apps

'Pac-Man' on Amazon's Alexa isn't at all like 'Pac-Man'

Pac-Man might never have left the public eye, but with <i>Wreck-it Ralph</i>, <i>Pixels</i> and <i>Ready Player One</i>, the iconic elder statesman of gaming is now in front of people that may have never touched an arcade joystick. To that extent, Pac-Man's latest 'game' makes sense — it's arriving on Amazon's Alexa as a …

Retrogaming

Huawei P20 review: A killer low-light camera you can afford - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Huawei P20 takes terrific low-light photos from the dual rear camera, comes in some astounding colors and is small enough to use with one hand. Like the P20 Pro, it lets you hide the default screen notch many Android fans hate.<p><b>The Bad</b> Why is the P20 only splash-proof, but not rated …

Mobile Technology

Google app 8.1 beta adds the Pixel Launcher’s ‘At a glance’ widget to other Android phones

One of the more useful features of the Pixel Launcher is the “At a glance” widget that shows your calendar appointments and acts as a shortcut to Google’s built-in Weather app. In the latest beta version of the Google app, this widget is available on the latest Android phones.<p>Version 8.1 of the …

Android News

MIT researchers program water droplets to move and merge on command

Screens are all around us and are immensely useful in conveying information – but they can overwhelm us and take up more of our attention than we can afford. That’s why MIT Media Lab researcher Udayan Umapathi began work on a calm interface that had a closer connection to the physical elements …

Nanotech

A robot that once said it would 'destroy humans' just became the first robot citizen

An empty-eyed humanoid named Sophia has become the first robot to be granted citizenship in the world.<p>Saudi Arabia bestowed citizenship on Sophia ahead of the Future Investment Initiative, held in the kingdom's capital city of Riyadh on Wednesday.<p>"I am very honored and proud of this unique …

Robotics

Google’s new Doodle celebrates the 100th birthday of Indian chemist Asima Chatterjee

For the latest Google Doodle, the search giant is honoring an award-winning chemist whose research in organic chemistry had a profound impact on how plants are used for medicinal purposes.<p>This award-winning chemist also happened to be a woman. Asima Chatterjee was the first female scientist to earn …

Here’s how a Googler explains headphones with Google Assistant built-in are actually useful

After several big leaks, Google finally unveiled headphones with Google Assistant built-in this week. That functionality is debuting on the Bose QC35 II, but Google hasn’t done a good job advertising why this feature is worth buying into. Now, a Googler has given his two cents on the topic.<p>Ian …

Android News

Google’s new trade in program can bag you up to $388 off a Pixel (Updated)

<i>Update, 09/28:</i> After Google announced its online store trade in program recently, it was only a matter of time before the Google Pixel and Pixel XL were added to the eligible device roster. This move precedes the upcoming unveiling of the Pixel 2 devices next Wednesday, with those handsets …

Dog Adopts Kitten and Brings Her Home to Join the Family All on His Own - One Green Planet

When a new animal joins the family, it is either a conscious adoption on the side of the new caretakers or more of a “they chose us” situation, …

Cute Animals

Expressive Portraits Reveal the Quirky Human-Like Qualities of Different Dogs

Ask any dog owner and they’ll tell you that their pooch has a dynamic personality. Pet photographers prove this, time and again, with portraits that reflect the idiosyncrasies of an individual canine. In a single picture, they capture their subtle expressions—including fuzzy furrowed brows, …

Flappy Bird no longer playable with iOS 11, creator says final goodbye to game

I will remember you<p><i>Flappy Bird</i> is officially dead.<p>Dong Nguyen, the creator of one of the iPhone’s most popular games, has confirmed he isn’t going to update the software for Apple’s newest operating system update. iOS 11 doesn’t support 32-bit apps, instead switching over to 64-bit. Nguyen could …