Android: It's always worth celebrating when your favourite app gets a dark mode—at least, for those of us who prefer white text on a black background than the more annoying, brighter alternative. WhatsApp is the latest app to join the gloomier fun (on Android, at least), but you'll have to jump through a hoop or two if you want to invert your colours right now.
Regularly uninstalling unused apps from your smartphone (and disabling unnecessary app permissions) does more than just free up extra storage space—it helps keep your personal data safe. Case in point: Several third-party Android apps were recently implicated in a data breach that affected millions of Facebook and Twitter users.
Xbox One owners can now stream games from their consoles to their Android smartphones and tablets. PC and PlayStation players have had similar streaming options available for a while now but, until today, Microsoft limited Xbox One streaming to Windows PCs.
iOS: If you're a good Google user, you're probably used to receiving all sorts of prompts on your device whenever you sign into your account (or in the not-so-great instance when someone else is trying to sign in as you). Android users have been able to use their devices as security keys for some time now, and iPhone users are now finally getting the chance, too.
Google's Pixel 3 remains one of the best Android phones on the block. It also benefits from instant OS updates direct from Google. Thanks to a recent price drop, it's also very affordable with Telstra and Optus both selling for under $800. Here are the details.
Last year, Google Go was released from its cage and unleashed on Android devices around the world. It's basically weightless but still maintains useful functionality allowing you to search for things in a smarter way. Let's take a look at what it actually is and whether you need to bother downloading it.
Even if I don't remember much of the '90s, I sure remember all that old '90s tech, especially the classic look and feel of older Windows operating systems. So when I saw Android Central's post about the free-to-play Android game Progressbar95, I knew I had to give it a shot.