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Meta's kid-focused Messenger app is getting a dark mode and new voice effects

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Messenger Kids' new features in action. | Image: Meta
Messenger Kids, the child-friendly version of Meta's Messenger service , is being updated with a dark mode, as well as new audio effects for voice messages, the service has announced .
Dark mode came to the main Messenger app at the beginning of 2019 , but now it's also coming to the version of the app that's designed for children between the ages of six and 12. Perfect for any kids preparing for a difficult teenage goth phase. It's coming to the iOS version of the app first, with Android to follow.
Meanwhile, voice effects are rolling...
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Messenger Kids Gains Dark Mode Support, New Voice Effects

Messenger Kids Gains Dark Mode Support, New Voice Effects

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

Meta aka Facebook has updated its Messenger Kids app with a handful of new features. Most notably, the kid-focused messaging app is getting dark mode support. Yes, the company took quite a while to add the feature but it's finally here.
Facebook says people were “over the moon” when it introduced dark mode to the full-fledged Messenger app back in March 2019. While that should have prompted the company to quickly expand support to its other apps as well, it somehow took the social network giant more than two years to extend this generosity to Messenger Kids. The feature is still limited to...
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Pixel Watch leak shows Google's stunning new design

Pixel Watch leak shows Google's stunning new design

1 month ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

A report a few days ago claimed that Google is currently testing the first-gen Pixel Watch wearable internally. Google might launch the device soon if the tests are successful. But the leak did not offer a firm release date. Google expects to unveil the Android watch next year, however. The Business Insider leak is in line with a report from April that gave us renders of the purported Pixel Watch device. YouTuber Jon Prosser created the images at the time based on real photos of marketing materials that he had obtained. Prosser is now back with the actual photos showing the Pixel Watch...
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Google Pixel 6a looks very different to the Pixel 5a in leaked images

Google Pixel 6a looks very different to the Pixel 5a in leaked images

1 month ago   |   By TechRadar

With the Pixel 6 range, Google showcased a bold new design for its handsets, but it looks like you won't have to spend a fortune to get a phone with this design, as the Google Pixel 6a will probably look very similar. Photos showing an aluminum dummy unit of the Pixel 6a have been shared by leaker xleaks7 and Fathom Bracelets , and they show that big horizontal camera block you'll find on the Google Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro. The images also show a dual-lens camera on the rear, a single-lens punch-hole camera on the front, power and volume buttons on the right edge, and a USB-C port and...
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OnePlus 9 series starts getting the stable OxygenOS 12 update

OnePlus 9 series starts getting the stable OxygenOS 12 update

1 month ago   |   By Android Central

The update has reached a few users already, and a broader rollout is expected to begin in a few days.
What you need to know
OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro are now receiving the stable Oxygen OS 12 update.
The update brings a revamped UI design, new quality of life features, an updated Gallery app, and more.
While some users appear to have received the update already, it may take a few weeks for the rollout to be completed.
OnePlus has started rolling out the stable Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 update to its best Android phones of 2021. The company announced the rollout in a post on its official...
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New Pixel Buds A-Series Update Brings Bass Slider, Loudness Compensation & More

New Pixel Buds A-Series Update Brings Bass Slider, Loudness Compensation & More

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

A new update is rolling out for the Google Pixel Buds A-series truly wireless earphones. Notably, this new update brings some cool new features including a bass slider, loudness compensation, and more.
Google launched the Pixel Buds A-series TWS earphones back in June. Some of the salient features of the Pixel Buds A-series are 12mm audio drivers, tweaked design for noise isolation, adaptive sound to adjust volume according to your surroundings, IPX4 water, and sweat resistance, USB-C ports, etc.
Since its official launch, the Pixel Buds A-series only received a single update. The update...
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Walmart Adds Auto HDR, New Security Patch To Its Android TV Streamer

Walmart Adds Auto HDR, New Security Patch To Its Android TV Streamer

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

Walmart is rolling out a new software update to its Onn-branded Android TV streaming devices. The latest update introduces a new Android security patch and also brings some performance and feature improvements. As spotted by the folks over at 9to5Google , the Walmart-exclusive streamer is receiving the October 2021 security patch with this update. The changelog also mentions a couple of other upgrades: Netflix Performance Enhancement and Android TV Home Launcher upgrade.
However, according to the report, there isn't any major difference in Netflix performance following this update. Perhaps...
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Google's already great Pixel Buds A-Series are getting even better with this new update

Google's already great Pixel Buds A-Series are getting even better with this new update

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

A software update designed to bring three cool new features and general bug fixes to Google's affordable Pixel Buds A-Series is ready to roll out "over the coming days."
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