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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 leaks with respectable gains

Leaks of what must be Qualcomm’s upcoming 2020 flagchip have surfaced revealing a respectable 20% improvement to performance, in Geekbench at least. Qualcomm has been the top-dog of mobile chipsets for the last decade, in no small part due to their open market vs the proprietary chipsets of companies like Huawei and Samsung, but also […]

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Wear OS gains widget-like Tiles ahead of Google I/O 2019

It’s almost time for Google I/O 2019 which means that the search giant has once again remembered about its Wear OS platform. As such, Google has announced that it is adding glanceable widgets to its wearable OS in the form of swipeable Tiles showing useful information such as headlines and fitness metrics. The Tiles will […]

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Candy Crush Friends Saga gains Santa Yeti, Christmas Maps, and other festive-themed content

If Candy Crush Friends Saga is the game you love to play, you’ll be happy to find out that there is a ton of festive-themed content dropping in the run-up to Christmas Day. The additional content includes customizable outfits for your favorite characters such as Yeti Santa or Misty Reindeer, Christmas maps, and the “Santa […]

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Canon gains new photo-printing possibilities with the acquisition of Kite.ly

Kite.ly, a company specializing in in-app printing solutions is now part of the Canon Europe family after its acquisition. The company powers the in-app print orders from Polaroid and Shopify.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A grows a bit, gains a pen

With the Galaxy Note 7 still making headlines, Samsung is ready to divert some of America's attention to another big screen with a pen: the 10.1" Galaxy Tab A will be available stateside starting October 28th. Samsung's latest tablet to hit American…
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Google Keyboard gains one major feature in version 5.1

It seems like it was just yesterday Google rolled out version 5 of its keyboard on Android. Those on the newly released Android N Developer Preview can install version 5.1 of the Google Keyboard, which includes one substantial new feature. The update is only for those running Android N, but sources have got it working partially […]

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Google Calendar gains new illustrations and support for more languages

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Illustrations have long been a staple of Google products dating back to the the first Google Doodle in 1998. Now, with last year’s introduction of Material Design in Android 5.0 Lollipop, illustrations are used everywhere by the company. It’s no surprise that Calendar really takes thrives from illustrations as people like to see a graphics represent what they’re doing. And now over twelve new illustrations are being added to Calendar.

Stella Schieffer, a product manager at Google, explains the use of illustrations in Calendar:

“Your calendar is more than just a list of dates and times — it’s your life! That’s why Calendar adds illustrations to many of your favorite events automatically.”

In addition to having illustrations for new events like weddings and Halloween parties, Google announced that illustrations now appear in thirty languages. Dutch, Finnish, Catalan, and Korean are among the languages supporting illustrations.

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Google is also encouraging people to send them suggestions for new illustrations. To do so, take a picture and tweet the photo with the hashtag #makethemost attached. Who knows, Google might choose it when the next set of Calendar illustrations is released.

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