With Google Voice back in action, Android Messages getting a major push as the RCS client of the future, Allo out here doing nothing but acting as a punchline, and Hangouts transforming into a 2-piece enterprise solution going forward, we have some clarity on Google’s messaging direction for the first time in years. (more…)
A new Nova Launcher beta (v5.1) arrived today with new addition worth talking about: Dynamic Badges. What the hell are Dynamic Badges? Glad you asked! They are a potential upgrade over your standard notification count badges that will show you more info outside of just how many unread messages or missed notifications you have. (more…)
Most phones come equipped with a USB Type-C port these days, so that means the included charger in the box will take care of your charging needs for the most part. But let’s say you have a bunch of old chargers lying around that you’d like to get some use out of except they are microUSB. What would you do? Use USB Type-C adapters of course!
Back in November, Unicode Consortium, who are the overlords that determine what new emoji will come to smartphones, detailed the next round of emoji that is set to launch in mid-2017. Thanks to Emojipedia, a site that makes and showcases emoji, we now have a better understanding of what to expect when these new emoji hit devices. (more…)