Tag: Spotify

Google’s Android Auto for People With Dumb Cars Is Good

The new Assistant Driving Mode can help you get places without touching the screen while behind the wheel. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo I live...

Apple App Store Concessions Fail to Address Top Concerns of Regulators, Lawmakers: An Analysis

In the space of a week, Apple made two sets of changes to its App Store rules, which are the subject of lawsuits, regulatory probes...

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...

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....

No Google Apps Means Endless Issues

The Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 is a seriously gorgeous piece of hardware, despite its slightly plastic back.Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo Huawei has had a bumpy road...

Peloton Bike+ Was Vulnerable to Remote Hacking, McAfee Says

Photo: Scott Heins/Stringer (Getty Images) Following news that Peloton’s API exposed private user account data, McAfee’s Advanced Threat Research team says the Bike+ had a...

Clubhouse App Will Be Available Worldwide on Android by May 21

Photo: Mark Schiefelbein (AP) Faced with plummeting app downloads on iOS in recent months, Clubhouse has one thing to say: Hello, Android. The audio-based social...

17 Google Assistant Tricks You Might Not Know About

Image: Google Google Assistant has been around since 2016, so you’ve undoubtedly picked up on a lot of the tricks that Google’s voice-activated helper is...

Custom Third-Party Tiles Are Coming to Wear OS

Image: Google There are a lot of reasons why Google’s Wear OS as a smartwatch platform is so frustrating. It lacks the advanced health features...

Samsung’s Switch to Google’s Wear OS Would Be a Huge Mistake

Photo: Victoria Song/Gizmodo Rumors that Samsung may potentially ditch Tizen, its proprietary OS for wearables, for Google’s Wear OS, have been flying lately. It’s a...

Spotify may use voice recordings to improve music suggestions

Researchers from Spotify, the popular streaming service, have filed a patent on a technology that could in the future be used to improve music suggestions. While this sounds...

Google makes Play Billings mandatory for in-app purchases from September 2021

Google on Tuesday said apps that choose to sell digital content through its Play Store have to use Google Play billing system and pay a...

The best podcast apps for your smartphone in 2020

To some extent, podcasts owe their name to the iPod but of course, you don’t need an Apple-flavored piece of kit to listen to them...

The best apps for Android Auto in 2020

Whether you are using Android Auto on your phone or with your smartphone hooked up via USB, or on your car display natively, you are...

Spotify: new features discovered for free users

In the depths of the Spotify app, a number of features have been discovered that the developers are apparently working on at the moment. Among...

Jio Platforms to raise another Rs 6441.3 crore by selling stakes to TPG, L Catterton

NEW DELHI: Jio Platforms is set to raise another Rs6441.3 crore by selling a combined 1.32% to US private equity firms TPG and L Catterton....

Spotify’s new new ‘Daily Wellness’ playlist is worth a try but has a few flaws

With all the stress in the world — you know, a deadly, terrifying global pandemic — Spotify dropped a new service: a daily, personalized aimed...

Spotify’s subscribers, usage surge amid coronavirus outbreak

(Reuters) – Spotify Technology SA’s (SPOT.N) paid music subscribers surged to 130 million in the first quarter, driving shares in the Swedish music streaming firm...

The 7 best podcast apps for Android smartphones

To some extent, podcasts owe their name to the iPod but of course, you don’t need an Apple-flavored piece of kit to listen to them...