Android TV 13 is officially out

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Android TV 13 is now officially out, but you probably shouldn’t expect to see it on any consumer devices in the immediate future. This is more of a developer milestone than anything else since Android TV updates are generally on a slower and less broad schedule than regular Android ones. Even Google’s own Chromecast devices…

Future Pixel phones should have these AI-enabled features

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Credit: Robert Triggs / Android Authority Google’s Pixel phones weren’t the first to deploy AI smarts to push the envelope of smartphone capabilities, but they’ve consistently showcased some of the best examples of everyday enhancements that benefit day-to-day use. From better video capture using HDRNet to features like Photo Unblur and even audio message transcription,…

A chat with Corning: what are the challenges of making tough glass?

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Corning unveiled Gorilla Glass Victus 2 this week, a sequel to 2020’s Victus (and Victus+ from last year). The focus with this generation was to improve drop performance, i.e. increasing the chance that the glass will be okay after you drop your phone. Rough surfaces like asphalt and especially concrete were the main challenge. We…

Spotify Wrapped is awesome, and I want more apps to copy it

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Credit: Edgar Cervantes / Android Authority Opinion post by Ryan Haines It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Sure, it’s the holiday season, but more importantly, it’s the time of year when Spotify Wrapped lands in my inbox. I get to revisit the songs, artists, and genres that got me through another trip around…