Alright, now it’s getting good. After a few days of Google uploading Nexus 7 tutorials on their YouTube channel detailing even the most mundane tasks, we’re now getting to Jelly Bean features. More like a commercial than an actual tutorial, the creepy dead-hand is back and in their latest video, Google highlights a few features found on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean that separate it from some of Google’s previous desserts. There was 3 main features shown off this time around: face unlock with blink security, Google now, Google Play widgets and enhanced notifications. Nothing new for us veterans, but once again, you can forward this video to some of your less tech savvy friends and family to help them in their Jelly Bean journey.
stars Popular this Weeklaunch
Next month, Niantic will reportedly release an update to Pokémon GO which will include over 100 new Pokémon as well as new features.
Android 7.1.1 Nougat will be coming to the Nexus 6P on December 6th according to Vodafone Australia.
more_vertGrace UX comes to the Galaxy Note 5
Samsung has started rolling out the Grace UX from the Galaxy Note 7 to owners of the Galaxy Note 5 in South Korea.
An analytics firm has released a report that shows growth of the Pixel was astounding over the Black Friday weekend, with 112% more activations in this period than the four weeks before it.
A YouTuber by the name of Adam Jakowenko decided to hook up an Amazon Echo (the Dot variant, specifically) and a Google Home next to each other to see if they could talk to each other. Hilarity ensues.
Check Point, the security research team who has uncovered a lot of this stuff as of late, has discovered a new form of malware that they’re calling Gooligan. Everything you need to know is inside.
more_vertFitbit buys Pebble
We typically view acquisitions for small startups as great news, but for Pebble and their supposed buyout from Fitbit it might not be that happy of an ending. The original Kickstarter sensation is being bought out by Fitbit for anywhere between $34 to $40 million.
At $40, the Google Pixel Live Case is asking a lot from those looking to protect their smartphone in style. We’ve been using ours for a few weeks now and finally have a verdict.