Google has updated Maps to version 5.5, and while the features it brings with it aren’t the least bit groundbreaking, you’ll want to download it. For starters, it’s now easier to check into and rate a place in a Place page. The buttons are right beneath the other usual bits of information you’re given. Other changes include redesigned transit station pages and the ability to change your work and home addresses in Latitude’s location history. Read more details here, but not before getting the new goods from the Android market.
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Snapchat has debuted a new tool called Lens Studio that will allow anyone to create and share their own AR effect inside the app.
To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, OnePlus released a special edition of the 5T which included new wallpapers. You can now download these for yourself.
Xiaomi has introduced a new red version of its Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone, which is part of the Android One program.
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Analysts believe Samsung’s market share will take a dip next year amid tougher competition in both flagship and budget smartphone markets.
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Instagram is testing a new section called “Recommend for you” in certain users’ feeds, which shows posts your friends have liked or that an algorithm thinks you will like. Your main feed could soon have a lot more content.
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Google has announced that Google Assistant is now officially available on Android tablets, as well as any device running at least Android 5.0 Lollipop.