One of Google’s best privacy-focused features released last year is finally coming to more devices. Of course, we’re talking about the auto-reset for app permissions, where the Android operating system will restrict an app from accessing critical features like your microphone, storage, or cameras unless you give it permission first.
Going out on a run is a great way to stay in shape, but it’s not always the safest activity. If you’re running in a new area, being able to share your location can provide you with some peace of mind. That’s why Strava just made its safety feature, Beacon, available sans subscription.
After nearly six years since being released, Google has finally made a YouTube Music Wear OS app for smartwatches. Unfortunately, however, it’s not quite as functional as expected, and for now, it only works on a very small number of watches.
Every change to the Plex UI results in a ton of community backlash, for better or worse. But Plex’s newly-announced Modern UI might just survive the wrath of fans. Not just because it’s a beautiful, community-driven update, but because it’s opt-in and somewhat customizable.
Samsung today announced a partnership with The Commons Project Foundation making it easier for Galaxy phone owners to upload and carry a verified digital COVID-19 vaccination card. They’re calling it “SMART Health Cards,” and it’s available inside Samsung Pay.
Whether you’re looking for casual fun, brainteasers, or gripping action games, these are some of our favorite offline games for iPhone or iPad. Just remember, you’ll want to download and open any of these games before going offline to ensure they’ll work and have everything fully loaded and ready to go.
Google is making several much-needed changes to protect the privacy of your kids. Not only will the company prevent ad targeting based on kids’ age, gender, or interests, but it will let kids request that their photos be removed from Images. Plus, Google will launch a privacy-focused Play Store category and enable Safe Search and privacy settings on kids’ accounts by default.
Adobe Photoshop has been the go-to photo editor for decades, and it’s easily one of the best photo editors on the market. But that doesn’t mean Photoshop is for everyone, and there is a lot of photo editing software out there that beat it in affordability or features, or just bring something new to the table.
A surprise update to Google Play Pass adds 8 new games, including the popular platformer Dandara: Trials of Fear Edition. This update comes as Google prepares to launch Android 12, an OS upgrade that includes a few special features for gamers.
Ever wonder what birds are hanging around in your neck of the woods? Want to know which specific type of bird is waking you up at 5am with a horrendous screech? This handy app works just like Shazam, and will give you an answer in minutes.