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Get Ready for Big Android Auto Changes On Your Phone and In Your Car

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Google plans to discontinue the Android Auto app for Android phones, and has created a new way to navigate using Google Assistant in Google Maps. Today Google said its new Google Assistant driving mode for Android phones is getting a new dashboard that’s easier to use hands-free and won’t require you to set a…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/get-ready-for-big-android-auto-changes-on-your-phone-an-1847726152
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Google Is Trying to Fight Distracted Driving With Android

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Google is making some significant changes to its driving functionality that’ll work whether you have your phone mounted to your vent or you rely on Android Auto to stay connected while you’re on the go.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/756840/google-is-trying-to-fight-distracted-driving-with-android/
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Android’s accessibility updates include a way to control your phone using your face

Google has introduced quite a lengthy list of Android features, including new accessibility tools for the mobile OS that rely on eye and facial gestures. Starting this week, users will see a new addition to the Android Accessibility Suite that can turn a phone’s front-facing camera into a switch. Aptly called Camera Switch, the tool replaces keyboards, mice and touchscreen displays as a device’s input method. With the feature, users will be able to navigate their phones with eye movements or with facial features, such as smiling or opening and closing their mouths. The tech giant started beta testing it in August, but it’s now giving the feature a wider rollout.

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The tech giant has also launched a new application called Project Activate specifically for those don’t speak or have neurological conditions. Its purpose is to make it easier for the users to communicate with other people. They can program the app to speak phrases like “Please, wait!” when they move their eyes a certain way or make a gesture with their face. The application can also be programmed to play audio, make phone calls or send texts, such as emergency messages seeking assistance. 

Finally, Google has updated its Lookout app with handwriting recognition. It can now read out handwritten and printed text for Latin-based languages while in Documents mode. Further, it can now recognize Euro and Indian Rupee in currency mode, with Google planning to add support for more currencies in the future. The tech giant first announced Lookout back in 2018 as a way to provide Blind individuals and people with visual impairments spoken notifications about their environment. Google added food and document scanning to its capabilities in 2020, along with support for languages other than English. 

Source: https://www.engadget.com/android-accessibility-camera-switch-project-activate-160013117.html?src=rss
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Mariella Moon

How to Uninstall Multiple Apps at Once on Android

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It’s easy to get carried away installing apps and games, but you’re probably not using all of them. The Play Store on Android makes it easy to uninstall a bunch of apps at once to free up space.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/747256/how-to-uninstall-multiple-apps-at-once-on-android/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Block a Number on Android and iPhone

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If someone is annoying you by frequently calling or messaging, you can avoid them by blocking their phone number. Fortunately, there is no need to install third-party software, as the capability is integrated into both Android and iPhone. Let’s look at how to block a phone number on Android and iOS, as well as the consequences.

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How to Block Someone on iPhone

You can block a number on your iPhone in different ways as shown below.

Block a Number in the Phone App

Open the Phone app and tap on the “Contacts” tab at the bottom. Tap on the contact you want to block. Scroll down and press the “Block this Caller” option.

Block Iphone Phone App Contacts

To block an unsaved contact in the Phone app, tap on the “Recents” tab and tap the (i) icon next to the number. Tap on “Block this caller.” You can… Read more14766689.gif

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The Fastest Way to Open Your Camera on iPhone

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Your dog is standing on its head, and you’re fumbling to unlock your phone and launch the camera app before you miss it. Luckily, there’s no need for unlocking—the Camera app is just a swipe away on the lock screen. Here’s how to get to it as fast as possible.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/754651/the-fastest-way-to-open-your-camera-on-iphone/
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There’s a new way to trigger Google Assistant routines

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Compared to Alexa, Google Assistant is fairly limited when it comes to triggering routines, but it just picked up a new one: the ability to run a routine when you dismiss an alarm.

Alexa users have long been able to trigger routines by dismissing an alarm on one of their Echo devices, but Google Assistant only learned the trick in the past few weeks.

The new trigger is incredibly handy for starting morning routines, such as turning on your lights, getting a weather report, hearing your schedule, and playing a peppy, let’s-get-the-day-started music playlist.

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Source: https://www.techhive.com/article/3632790/how-to-trigger-a-google-assistant-routines-by-dismissing-an-alarm.html#tk.rss_all
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Ben Patterson

How to Upload a Video to YouTube From iPhone or Android

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Want to get started with YouTube but are not sure how to upload your first-ever video? If you recorded with your smartphone, you can upload your video directly to your YouTube channel from your iPhone or Android device. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/744825/how-to-upload-a-video-to-youtube-from-iphone-or-android/
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How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone

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Switching to an iPhone from Android might seem like a daunting process. You probably have a deep contact list that has been curated over the years. Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to transfer your contacts to an iPhone.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/744800/how-to-transfer-contacts-from-android-to-iphone/
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How to Delete Downloads on an Android Phone

Delete-Downloads-Android-Featured.jpg Over time, the Downloads folder on your phone can become full of necessary data and lead to “internal storage full” errors. It’s important to clean out the Downloads folder and get rid of files you don’t use. The three methods outlined below will show you how to delete downloads on Android phones. 1. Using File Manager App on Phone Deleting downloads or downloaded files isn’t a tough job on Android. Just open the dedicated Downloads folder using a File Manager app, then select the file you want to delete and hit the Delete button. That’s it. … Read more14711679.gif

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