Google’s answer to 3D Touch is destined to fail

Google’s next-generation Pixel smartphones will finally give pure Android lovers an alternative to the iPhone’s 3D Touch. But it won’t be anywhere near as good. Instead of using pressure-sensitive displays like Apple, the company is said to be ripping off the new HTC U11’s squeezable edges. That’s right — the HTC U11 has a body

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Twitter gives you more control over pesky notifications

Twitter’s latest update gives users more control over the notifications they receive. It’s now easier than ever to block pesky alerts while still receiving those you want to see. A recent change to Twitter made it possible to mute notifications from accounts that still carry the default profile photo (the egg), those without a confirmed

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Spotify’s new Driving Mode needs no hands

Spotify has begun testing a new Driving Mode feature on mobile that makes its app easier to control behind the wheel. It offers larger buttons, supports voice control, and announces songs before they play. Many media apps now offer a driving mode that hopes to minimize distractions while you’re on the road. Spotify’s allows you

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iPhone 7 finally loses in speed test against Android rival

Thanks to Apple’s engineering magic, the iPhone has long outpaced its Android-powered rivals. In real-world speed tests, the iPhone can blaze past high-end competitors from the likes of Google, Samsung and LG, despite slower processors and less RAM. But not anymore. We finally have an Android device that packs more power than the iPhone 7

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