5 Android Apps to Try: July 2017

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Need some new Android apps to kick off July with? We’ve got 5 of them for you below. You’ll find a good range of apps too, from weather and wallpapers, to internet security and calorie counting. Everything should be free to use, but some may include in-app purchases to remove ads. Today Weather   Today Weather has ...

Twitter Reworks Notifications to Save You From the Spam

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Spam and abuse take place on pretty much all social networks, so there will never be a cease to the work these companies put in to save you from it all. Announced today, Twitter is reworking its notification system, highlighting the ability to mute accounts that don’t follow you and new accounts. To check out all ...

Amazon Echo Devices Now Notify You When Orders are Out for Delivery

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Back in May, Amazon told us that they were going to allow services to start sending notifications to your Amazon Echo devices that were equipped with Alexa. That means Accuweather could update you on changing weather conditions or the Washington Post could ping you with breaking news. But before we get there, the first notifications ...

Spotify Testing an Auto Mode to Make the App Safer to Use While Driving

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According to at least one user on reddit, Spotify is currently testing an Auto Mode internally. This mode makes the app safer to use while driving, but it doesn’t appear to be quite ready for widespread rollout yet. With this mode enabled, the buttons for playback are made very large (for easy pressing), while the existence ...

Google Allo’s Web Client is a “Few More Weeks” Out

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Where is the Google Allo web client? According to Amit Fulay, the head of product for Google’s Allo and Duo, it should be here in a “few more weeks.” That’s the latest update after we learned in May that we were still a “month or two” away from it arriving. For those not familiar, the web ...

Bixby Voice Gets Update With Open Q&A Feature to Help You Get Answers

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Bixby Voice, for those a part of the early access program, is receiving an update today that introduces a new “Open Q&A” feature. As the name of the feature suggests, this is Samsung taking on Google in a way, by offering up a way for you to ask Bixby for answers to general or specific ...

Instagram Brings Photo, Video Replies to Stories

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Instagram is rolling out the ability to send video and photo replies to Stories this week, making the experience of Stories a bit more than just a one way street. For example, if you’re watching a friend’s Story and want to reply to something in particular, you can tap the camera button, shoot a reply, ...

Report: Bixby Voice for US Delayed Because Samsung Has a ‘Big Data Issue’

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The beta version of Bixby Voice for US users has been available since June, but a widespread rollout is still pending, due to a “big data issue” Samsung is having, according to the latest report from South Korea. In order for Bixby Voice to properly take a user’s question or request, then turn it into something ...