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Best soundbars of 2021 | CNN

CNN —   As TVs slim down, picture quality keeps getting better while built-in audio continues to deteriorate. That’s why, as we note in our...

Android Auto Beta Now Open to All, but Be Careful

Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo If you drive a car that supports Android Auto, Google has opened a beta tester program to try the new features before everyone...

Android TV Is Getting Improved Recommendations and a Watchlist

Image: Google Since the release of Chromecast with Google TV, Google has been updating Android TV with a number of the fancier features available on...

7 Cool Pixel Features You Can’t Get on Other Android Phones

Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo The Google Pixel series of phones hasn’t really caught the imagination or attracted the sort of sales in the same way that...

Android 12’s New Gaming Features Are Finally Catching Up

Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo As the launch day for Android 12 rapidly approaches, so does Google’s announcements about upcoming features to get people excited about the update....

5 Reasons to Turn On Android’s Developer Mode

Screenshot: Android Hidden away in the main Android Settings menu is a secret set of tools called Developer options that gives you access to all...

Best video doorbells of 2021

CNN —   Video doorbells offer a simple starting point for those interested in smart home security, and offer a little extra peace of mind...

Best tablets of 2021 | CNN

CNN —   Whether you’re looking for a portable media experience or a powerful, lightweight laptop replacement for travel, a tablet can fit the bill....

Google Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Brought By 36 States and Washington, D.C.

Photo: JOSH EDELSON / Stringer (Getty Images) Google’s Android app store is the subject of an antitrust lawsuit brought by 36 states and Washington, D.C....

Google Might Be Working on a Find My Network to Rival Apple’s

Photo: Robyn Beck / AFP (Getty Images) With the release of Apple’s AirTags, we’ve all seen just how powerful and useful the company’s Find My...

Best true wireless earbuds of 2021

CNN —   Apple may have ushered in the wire-free craze with its now-ubiquitous AirPods, but these days, there seems to be an endless influx...

Google Is Releasing 6 New Features For Android This Summer

Image: Google Android 12 isn’t expected to be ready for its official release until later this fall, but in the meantime Google is rolling out six...

Best password manager 2021 | CNN Underscored

CNN —   The sheer number of apps and services each of us use on a daily or weekly basis is headache-inducing when you think...

Google Releases Second Android 12 Beta With New Features

Image: Google Google released the first Android 12 beta at Google I/O back in May, but that version didn’t have all the new updates and...

Stadia Support Is Finally Comes to Android TV Boxes

Photo: Alex Cranz Stadia always seemed like a perfect fit for Google’s homegrown smart TV OS, and now, more than 18 months after Stadia’s initial...

Android 12 Feature Will Let You Opt Out of App Tracking

Google will soon let you opt-out of third-party tracking from any app you download from the Play Store. Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo With Apple’s developer conference...

Nest Update Will Make Google’s Smart Home Work With Matter

Matter will unify all your Google Nest devices and compatible accessories under one roof. Image: Google Google is going all in with Matter, the new...

Google Wants to Make the Next Pixel Camera More Inclusive

Google’s new algorithm is better at adjusting edits based on skin tone. Screenshot: Google Android is used on 3 billion smartphones worldwide, but most of...

Here’s Everything Announced at Google I/O 2021

Google I/O is back, baby, and that means a metric crap-ton of updates for the Google ecosystem. Although it was virtual, the annual developers’ conference...

Here Are All the New Features Coming in Android 12

Screenshot: Google Android 12 is the next major update to Google’s ubiquitous mobile OS, and at Google I/O 2021 we got a preview of all...

Here’s What to Expect From Google I/O

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Google canceled last year’s annual Google I/O developers conference due to the pandemic, but this year, it’s back—virtually. The event...

Google Assistant Is Getting a New Family Broadcast Feature

Photo: Andrew Liszewski Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, so to help make it just a bit easier to organize the family for a...

Google Is Bringing a Google TV Experience to Android Tablets

The new Entertainment Space is here, and it’s got space for everything. Image: Google Google is revamping its Android tablet interface with what it calls Entertainment...

Experts Find Botnet Disguised as Millions of People Watching TV

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Fraudsters operate off the assumption that it’s way more profitable to think up byzantine ways to cheat people out of...

These Are the Best AR Apps You Can Use Outside

Screenshot: PeakVisor Warmer weather is coming, the days are getting longer, and we’re all starting to venture outside more—depending on which hemisphere you live in,...