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Google TV mobile app starts rolling out Material You redesign

In addition to the set of updates previewed last week, the Google TV app is getting a Material You redesign on Android. It of course starts with a new bottom bar that’s taller and makes use of pill-shaped indicators to note your current tab. It’s a long overdue addition that was first showcased in March of this year with the launch of the Highlights news feed. Meanwhile, the app bar has been…
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Google Discover bug causes empty feed in Pixel Launcher

In the most recent beta version of the Google Search app, a bug is causing the Discover feed in the Pixel Launcher to be empty. On some phones, most notably Google’s Pixel series, the leftmost page of the launcher offers handy access to a feed of the latest interesting…
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Pixel 7 gets over 70 fixes with Android 13 QPR1 update

As expected, Android 13 QPR1 introduces a slew of fixes for both the Pixel 7 series and older supported Google phones. The first Pixel 7 and 7 Pro update last month only brought a trio of fixes. December’s, which coincides with Android 13 QPR1, brings over 70 across all categories. Use the following device key to interpret the Pixel’s Android 13 QPR1 changelog: *[1] Included on Pixel 6…
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Google Pay (GPay) getting some Material You tweaks

The GPay app, which was once the future of Google’s payments strategy, is still available for users in three countries and is getting some Material You tweaks. From the beginning, GPay had a rather unique bottom bar that was fluid. Besides highlighting the current tab in blue and showing a text label, there was a bugle-like indicator at the top. GPay is now switching to a standard Material You…
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How to customize your iPhone 14 Pro always-on display in iOS 16.2

Apple introduced its first smartphone with an always-on display with the iPhone 14 Pro. Now with the upcoming iOS 16.2 release, users will get flexibility with the feature to make it more subtle. Here’s how to customize iPhone always-on display. While the iPhone 14 Pro gaining an always-on display has been welcome overall, some have felt it’s a bit much with colored wallpapers plus…
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