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Google expands hands-free and eyes-free interfaces on Android

As part of 2024’s Accessibility Awareness Day, Google is showing off some updates to Android that should be useful to folks with mobility or vision impairments. Project Gameface allows gamers…

YouTube TV’s ‘multiview’ feature is now available on Android phones and tablets

YouTube TV has announced that its multiview feature for watching four streams at once is now available on Android phones and tablets. The Android launch comes two months after YouTube…

Google built some of the first social apps for Android, including Twitter and others

Here’s a tidbit of startup history that may not be widely known outside of the tech firms themselves: The first versions of popular Android apps, like Twitter, were built by…

Opera’s AI assistant can now summarize web pages on Android 

Opera’s in-browser AI product, called Aria, can now summarize text-based web pages on Android. The AI-powered web page summarizing tool quickly condenses news articles, blog posts or research papers in…

Google-backed Glance pilots Android lockscreen platform in US

Glance, which operates a popular lockscreen platform targeting Android smartphones, is setting its sights on the U.S. market. The Indian startup recently commenced a pilot program in partnership with Motorola…

Truecaller launches a web client for its Android users

Truecaller has launched a web version of its eponymous caller ID application that brings a range of features including SMS and chat mirroring, call notifications, and number search functionality to…

Apple will make it easier to move to Android by fall 2025

Apple says it plans to make it easier for customers to switch to Android as a result of the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA), which went into force today. Alongside…

Gemini on Android can’t ID songs, and it’s frustrating

If it wasn’t clear before that Google’s Gemini chatbot was rushed out the door, it is now. Gemini’s since-removed image generator put people of color in Nazi-era uniforms. The chatbot’s…

X is rolling out audio and video calls to Android

Elon Musk’s own social network X is rolling out the ability to make audio and video calls directly from the app to its Android client. One of the X engineers…

Microsoft Copilot is now available on iOS and Android

Over the holiday season, Microsoft quietly launched its Copilot app on Android and iOS, along with iPadOS. The app gives users access to Copilot, formerly known as Bing Chat, which…