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New Fenix feature gives you a countdown before publishing a tweet in case you need to edit it

Since Twitter is likely never going to give us the ability to edit a tweet, the developer behind the Fenix application is working on a solution. Instead of automatically publishing a tweet when you press the button, a countdown begins and it gives you the ability to read over it just in case you need to press the cancel button to edit or delete it.

Latest Google WiFi and OnHub update adds support for IPv6 and more

Google just started rolling out a new firmware update for Google WiFi and their OnHub devices that bring their versions up to 9460.40.5 and come with the following changes. . . - IPv6: You can now enable Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) on Google Wifi - Family Wi-Fi: Warning appears when you try to pause your own device - Device names:...

You can play Mad Libs with Google Assistant

There are a bunch of hidden commands for Google Assistant and one of these is the ability to play a game of Mad Libs.

Airbnb is testing a feature to let you split a payment between friends

Many Airbnb customers have had friends tell them they'll pay their share of the rental at a later time and then just forget or never pay. So to help keep people from getting stiffed like this, Airbnb is testing a feature that will let you split the bill among your friends.

XML file for Package Disabler Pro disables all the bloatware on on the Galaxy S8 and S8+

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ come with a lot of bloatware but an XDA community member has a quick way to disable all the useless stuff. Simply load this XML file into the Package Disabler Pro application and it will disable 129 different apps and services.

TYLT Energi Pro review says it offers plenty of space to carry gadgets

Mr. Mobile just published his review of the TYLT Energi Pro battery backpack and he says it's his favorite one that he's ever used.

Republic Wireless now has a desktop client for SMS for Android devices

There are many applications and services that let you send and receive SMS messages from a desktop client. Republic Wireless has just launched a piece of software that will let their Android customers do this with their own software.

Someone puts the Galaxy S8 through a deep fryer, and survives

We see all sorts of torture tests with smartphones but someone just put the Galaxy S8 into a deep fryer. The results showed that the phone allegedly still worked and it was able to receive a phone call.

OnePlus 5 teardown shows us the inside of the company's new phone

My Fix Guide just published their teardown of the OnePlus 5 and with it we learn that the device has a solid build. We even learn that OnePlus has started using some techniques that other companies such as Apple and Samsung use for device corners.

Airbnb will reportedly add a premium tier for customers who prefer luxury hotels

Airbnb has definitely carved its niche in the travel market, but there are some who still prefer a luxury hotel that will not use the service. So the company is said to be preparing a premium tier that will cater to those more wealthy customers.

Future WhatsApp update could increase the group chat size limit

It looks like the developers behind WhatsApp are testing a new feature that raises the limit on the number of people who can be in a group chat.

Latest Evernote beta update adds fingerprint support

The developers behind Evernote have just rolled out a new update to their beta channel that finally adds fingerprint support to the platform.

Some feel LG needs to do a lot to make the V30 a success

Android Authority has an opinion piece up that talks about a few things they think LG needs to do in order for the V30 to be successful. This includes suggestions like not skimping on the specs, using a larger 18:9 ratio screen, offer the new 2-year warranty and more.

In Android O you can't change notification priority unless the app targets the new API level

Before Android O, we were able to change the notification priority on any application that we have installed. However, the latest Android O developer preview prevents us from doing this until the application itself targets the new Android O API level.

Google announces a new line of cameras for 180-degree VR video with the help of Lenovo, LG and Yi

Partnering with OEMs like Yi, LG and Lenovo, Google is coming out with a new line of 180-degree cameras with a new video format called VR180. Since the videos are just 180-degrees, they won't wrap around completely like a 360-degree one will, but they are said to be more immersive since you can turn your viewing angle from side to side.

Some are seeing WhatsApp group together images from the sender

Someone on Reddit has noticed that when they sent multiple photos to a person, the app grouped those images together in a 2x2 grid.

Sony releases a statement regarding the camera distortion issue of the Xperia XZ Premium and XZs

Some people with the Xperia XZ Premium and the Xperia XZs have been complaining about a camera distortion issue lately. A Sony Mobile Developer has reached out with a response saying. . . “We take this kind of feedback very seriously and this post actually resulted in an extensive camera test performed by our camera engineers. In summary a...

Comparison between the OnePlus 5 and LG G6

Android Authority has a comparison article up that puts the OnePlus 5 up against the LG G6 in a number of areas including the design, display, performance and more.

The DirtySanta exploit allows for a full bootloader unlock and root on the H990 LG V20

An exploit has been found to work on the H990 variant of the LG V20. This means users can fully unlock the bootloader and also gain root access to their device.

A new Android Pay promo in Australia includes up to 200,000 prizes

Google is trying to get more people in Australia to use Android Pay so the company has announced a new promotion. This promotion has you just using Android Pay, but is said to come with up to 200,000 prizes totaling $1.6 million.

This is how to turn your Android device into a standalone music player

We can do all sorts of things with Android phones and tablets, but many will just throw them away when they get old. As a way to repurpose these old devices, Phandroid has a guide that shows you how to use it as a music player.

Hands-on first look at Samsung's Bixby Voice assistant

Droid Life just uploaded their hands-on impression video of the new Bixby Voice feature on the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

A new update to Google Photos seems to have removed the ability to backup while charging

Google Photos used to have an option that told the app to only backup photos when the device was plugged in and charging. However, a recent update seems to have removed that option entirely.

You can now pre-order the Honor 9 in the UK

For those in the United Kingdom who have been waiting to place an order for the Honor 9, your time is now. Amazon has the device up for pre-order and it will cost you £380.

Android 8.0 may be called Oatmeal Cookie

Some people have found the terms OC-DEV and OC-MR1 in a few AOSP code commits. This could indicate that Android O will be called Oatmeal Cookie, or it could just be an internal name like Lollipop was referred to as Lemon Meringue Pie (LMP) before it was official.