Latest Instagram beta brings photo gallery support to some, but it’s not fully functional

A common advertisement type on Instagram is a post that features more than one image, something that regular users are not able to do. While regular users can, of course, stick images together,  this feature is one that allows you to swipe side-to-side to see separate photographs within a single post.

It appears, however, that this feature will soon rollout to the public…

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Remix OS 2.0 now available for Nexus 9 and 10, brings multi-window & other features from PC version

In its next major release this summer, Android will finally add a multi-window mode for both tablets and phones. Jide is beating Google to release today with a fully featured version of Remix OS 2.0 for its Ultratablet and the Nexus 9 and 10. ROMs for the two Nexus tablets are available to download now.

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Nest update brings support for Android TV, ability to save and share video clips

Nest has introduced a pretty substantial update to its Android and iOS apps, bringing Nest Aware customers the ability to easily create, save, and share video clips straight from the Nest app. The Android app also adds support for Android TV, so you can quickly check out your Nest Cam feeds straight from your couch…

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India’s Maruti Suzuki brings Android Auto to 5 older vehicles via software update

Arguably one of the most disliked aspects of modern cars is their built-in infotainment systems. For this reason, many manufacturers are choosing to include Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to make the experience better. This is why India’s Maruti Suzuki has released two 2017 cars with Android Auto built-in and is updating five older models to include the feature…

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YouTube brings in Homer Simpson (aka Mr. Plow) to sell ads

YouTube today has shared a new video on its YouTube For Business channel that highlights the advertising opportunities that exist on the platform. The video features the popular characters from the hit TV series The Simpsons and shows Lisa using YouTube advertising to help advertise Homer’s “Mr. Plow Snow Removal” business.

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Update brings WiFi calling to Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be the first phones on Verizon to get WiFi calling through a software update rolling out now. Other Verizon Android and iOS phones will get WiFi calling early next year. In addition, the Samsung updates also includes other new features and bug fixes.

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WiFi calling is a part of Advanced Calling, a branded feature set of Verizon’s LTE network that also includes HD voice calls and video calls over cellular. The feature is available for free to customers calling US numbers through the stock dialer app.

Today’s update to Samsung devices also includes enhanced conference calling, HiFi audio, and Live Video Broadcast. There are also fixes to wireless charging and ALM. Owners of these two phones should head on to Settings > System Update > Check for new to get the new update. Go to Samsung’s page for more details about the update.

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Firefox brings its ‘Focus’ browser to Android, features data protection & ad blocking

Mozilla, a non-profit foundation that created the Firefox web browser, created a new mobile browser for iOS devices that allowed users to anonymously browse the world wide web. Today, Mozilla is finally bringing Firefox Focus to Android, introducing three new features to make the browser even more useful for users…

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Experimental Moto Mod for Moto Z brings wireless charging & IR blaster in a super slim shell

Motorola’s Moto Z was one of the more fascinating smartphones of last year, but as good as an idea as Moto Mods were, their potential was limited due to high prices and lack of compelling options.

Motorola isn’t giving up, however, as the company continues to assist some developers in building new options. One of those is the “Ultimate” Moto Mod, which aims to bring two highly desired features in a shell not much thicker than a Style Shell.

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Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod goes official, brings optical zoom and Xenon flash to the Moto Z

As we said in our review, Moto Mods make enhancing your phone easy. Want better speakers? Slap on a JBL speaker mod. Want better battery life? Add a battery pack! Motorola’s current line up of Moto Mods include all of the fairly obvious use cases, but today the company has launched a new Moto Mod at IFA: a camera from Hasselblad.

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