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Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google's Project Fi starts testing Voice over LTE support for a subset of its users, does not announce timeframe for a roll out to all users   —  Resulting in quality and usability improvements, Voice over LTE allows calls to be made and received over data networks.
Feb 21, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Instant Tethering, which lets Google devices seamlessly share cellular data connections, is now officially available to select Pixel and Nexus devices   —  First spotted in testing last month, Instant Tethering automatically and seamlessly shares a cellular data connection through Wi-Fi.
Feb 12, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
With Chrome 57, Progressive Web Apps will appear in Android's app drawer, settings, more   —  The ambitious goal behind Progressive Web Apps is to allow websites to have the same capabilities and features as a native app, but without the initial download.  Google has been a heavy backer …
Feb 3, 2017, 5:55 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google app for Android updated with offline search, will queue offline searches and run them when a connection becomes available   —  One area of focus that Google has been particularly working on for its apps and services has been better offline functionality.
Jan 18, 2017, 12:05 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Chrome 56 beta, expected to be released in a week, adds native support for FLAC music format   —  Chrome 56 is currently in the beta channel and should hit stable in about a week.  When released, it will bring support for the FLAC audio codec directly in the browser.
Jan 13, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
LG says its next flagship will have 5.7-inch QHD+ 564 PPI display with 18:9 aspect ratio, lower power consumption, and 0.2mm bezels   —  With LG in decline due to its mobile division, the company is attempting a turnaround with its upcoming G6.  In an interesting move, LG Displays has announced …
Jan 10, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Qualcomm inadvertently reveals ASUS ZenFone AR, Tango-enabled and Daydream-ready, and powered by Snapdragon 821   —  Qualcomm has inadvertently published a press release today about the yet-to-be-announced ASUS ZenFone AR.  Billed as the world's first device to be both Tango-enabled and Daydream-ready …
Jan 2, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
‘Ok Google’ hotword support in Android Auto is now enabled for all   —  Following a major update that added a phone optimized experience, Android Auto's next major feature is hotword detection for distraction-free driving.  Some users began spotting the feature earlier in the month, but …
Dec 16, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Chrome 55 for Android begins rolling out, letting users download music, video, and web pages for offline viewing on mobile devices   —  Chrome 55 for Mac, Windows, and Linux was a major update that has the browser default to HTML5 in a bid to further kill Flash usage.
Dec 7, 2016, 8:20 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Chrome 55 for desktop starts rolling out, blocking Flash even further by defaulting to HTML5; sites that only support Flash and top 10 sites are exempted   —  Over the past year, Google Chrome has been implementing a multi-phase plan to de-emphasize Adobe Flash.
Dec 3, 2016, 12:30 AMIn context

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