Amid Awful Quarter, Snapchat Announces Android App Redesign

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Snapchat’s quarterlies were announced this week, and as you’d expect, they were quite quarterly. Thanks to more than tripling quarterly losses and uncountable amounts of unsold Spectacles glasses, the company’s shares took a dive of nearly 20%. Unless you’re a stockholder, this news doesn’t affect you, but during a conference call, prepared remarks directly from Evan Spiegel (Snapchat’s CEO) will directly affect Snapchat’s Android app you know and love. According to Spiegel, the company is about to pour a ton of resources, also known as $$$, ...

Twitter’s 280 Character Limit is Ready for You!

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The 280 character Tweet limit that Twitter began testing for a small group of users back in September is now ready for almost everyone. Twitter announced today that “all languages where cramming was an issue” will see the doubling of the character limit from 140 to 280 characters. Twitter said in a blog post that during testing, most people with the 280 character limit didn’t Tweet all that much with the full 280 characters. Instead, most Tweets were under 140 characters, but having the higher limit ...

Google Search and Maps Now Show You Estimated Wait Times at Restaurants

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It has been almost a year since Google began showing their Popular Times feature in Google Search and Maps, so today, they are adding an additional bit of information to it. As you search for your favorite restaurants in Google, you’ll now see estimated wait times along with the busy indicator. In order to see the new estimated wait times, you’ll simply tap on the hour bars in the Popular Times section, as can be seen in the image above. So not only will you be ...

Checkout This Google File Manager App You’ve Likely Never Heard Of

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Google has apparently been testing a file manager app called Files Go that is currently listed on Google Play as an unreleased app. That means you can’t install it or anything because it was likely released only to a limited group. However, the file is now floating across these fine internet waves and is available, should you be interested in checking it out. Files Go is actually a pretty cool little file manager. It’s basic goal is to help you manage storage by offering up suggestions ...

Monument Valley 2 Now Available for Android, Costs $5

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Right on schedule, Monument Valley 2 is now available for Android. In mid-October, the developers gave us this specific November 6 launch date, ending the iOS exclusivity period. If you somehow never played the first Monument Valley, which could easily be labeled as a Top 10 Android game of all time, it’s a puzzler that revolves around architecture. This new installment centers on a mother and daughter, and during the adventure, you’ll learn all about Sacred Geometry (universal patterns used in the design of everything in our ...

Dashlane 5 Dropped Today With Special Features for Android Oreo

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Dashlane released v5 of its apps today across all platforms and that includes Android. The biggest takeaways are that they redesigned their web experience, added 2-step authentication support, and have new logos and icons everywhere. If you are a Dashlane user, I highly recommend you dive through the video below, as well as the source link to get all of the info about the changes that just dropped. As for the Android-focused pieces, Dashlane says that in Dashlane 5, you’ll get automatic in-app logins in Android ...

WhatsApp Now Lets You Delete Messages Sent by Mistake

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WhatsApp has rolled out a message delete feature, y’all. They did so for those times where you potentially sent a message by mistake to a single person or a group. In order to delete a message, simply press and hold on a message, then choose “Delete” or “Delete for everyone.” The only catch is that you have to do so within 7 minutes of it being sent, otherwise the record is permanent af. Oh, both you and the person you sent the message to have to ...

YouTube TV App for Android TV Now Official, Rolling Out This Week to Select Devices

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We just posted a piece that detailed NVIDIA’s teasing of a YouTube TV app for Android TV, but now, YouTube has gone and made it official. The native YouTube TV app will start rolling out this week to select Android TV devices, such as the NVIDIA SHIELD TV, select Sony TV models, as well as the Xbox One family. YouTube details that other TVs, like ones from LG and Samsung, should see the app available within the new few weeks. Features Control your live TV experience with your TV’s ...