• Google and Samsung are each readying their own AirDrop-like features

    8 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    A new video from XDA Developers reveals Android's upcoming AirDrop-like sharing feature. Called Nearby Sharing, it can transfer photos and a video between devices. It's shown working on a Pixel 2 XL and a Pixel 4. Meanwhile, XDA also says Samsung plans to launch an AirDrop rival, too. Nearby Sharing appears to be baked into Android's quick settings menu, and it looks like it works when two devices are within a foot of each other. The newly surfaced video of the feature shows an unfinished product that seems to work well, though it did fail once in the demo. There also doesn't seem to be a...
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  • Google's Nearby Sharing feature looks like its own version of Apple's AirDrop - CNET

    Google's Nearby Sharing feature looks like its own version of Apple's AirDrop - CNET

    8 monthes ago - By CNET

    Nearby Sharing could be the competitor that Android Beam tried to be.
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  • Google's Nearby Sharing demonstrated on video before release

    Google's Nearby Sharing demonstrated on video before release

    8 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    A newly published video demonstrates Google's unreleased ‘Nearby Sharing' feature, something that used to be called Fast Share before being renamed. Unlike Android Beam, which never really worked all that well and was never very popular, Nearby Sharing appears to work quickly in a way similar to Apple's AirDrop feature. Nearby Sharing is expected to arrive on many Android phone...
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