Android

Google team will bring Smart Replies to more chat apps

Reply should have some intelligent features as well, such as a “sorry I can’t talk” driving mode and a vacation responder to stop coworkers from bugging you when you’re off the clock. It should also punch through silent mode if there’s an urgent message demanding your attention. The effort is very early — Area 120 …

Samsung’s Revamped Emojis Actually Recognizable

Samsung is finally falling in line with other manufacturers’ emoji designs. Rolling out now as part of Samsung Experience 9.0, the new characters bring some “notoriously divergent designs” more in line with other vendors. “Face Screaming in Fear will look more Munch than anime demise and Woman Dancing is more poised and elegant than the …

Android P might support 'notched' displays

What else can we expect from Android P? More Google Assistant in more places — potentially in the the home screen search bar — along with better battery life and apparently even support for foldable displays and multiple screens. Bloomberg‘s sources are mum on any other details, but we’re closer to Google’s annual I/O conference, …

Google Maps may let you share your battery life

Appropriately, the Maps code also alludes to sharing your mass transit trips with others, including the exact time you arrive at a given stop. There would also be shortcuts for favorite stations, potentially to influence Maps’ directions. It could be a while before you see these updates in an app you can use, assuming they …

Two Mobile Versions of PUBG Launch in China

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been pulling in huge numbers on Xbox One and PC, and now those numbers are bound to increase with the latest releases of two PUBG titles on mobile in China. Chinese publisher Tencent holds the licensing rights to distribute PUBG in China. The PC version available on Steam, also localized by Tencent, is already massively popular …