• How to remap Active Edge on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 to another assistant with Android Q beta

    4 days ago - By AndroidPhoneFans

    Samsung opened up the ability to remap the dedicated Bixby button on the Galaxy S8, S9, and S10 with its One UI update and now it seems Google is adopting a similar approach. The first beta of Android Q was released this week and it allows the Active Edge feature on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 to be remapped to another virtual assistant.
    Active Edge allows you to squeeze the edges of your Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL , Pixel 3, or Pixel 3 XL to launch Google Assistant. Now, with the help of Android Q and a third-party app, this can be remapped to launch a different assistant, although we're not sure...
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  • Google Increased The Pixel 3's Clock Speed In Android Q, Making It Feel Much Faster

    Google Increased The Pixel 3's Clock Speed In Android Q, Making It Feel Much Faster

    4 days ago - By Android Headlines

    While Android Q did come out a couple of days ago, many are still finding some new features and changes to Android Q, through the beta that was released. One of those new changes appears to be the faster clock speed.
    When the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were released last fall, they launched with a clock speed of 2.45GHz on the Snapdragon 845. Even though that processor is normally clocked at 2.8GHz, on other phones like the Galaxy S9 and Note9. Now it appears that Google has decided to up the clock speed on the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.
    This is a pretty minor change, that most people...
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  • Here are five little Android Q tweaks you may have missed

    Here are five little Android Q tweaks you may have missed

    4 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    It's been a few days since the Android Q beta dropped. Plenty of people have flashed the first Developer Preview and started digging through all the tweaks and changes to see what's new. As such, I thought I'd take a moment to highlight some of the small changes Google added in Q that you might not have noticed - little things that ultimately refine the operating system and add some quality of life improvements. Let's dig in. QR your Wi-Fi Ever needed to share your Wi-Fi network with someone, but didn't want to go through the hassle of looking up the password and typing it out all over...
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  • Android Q First Impressions: A Pretty Smooth First Beta

    Android Q First Impressions: A Pretty Smooth First Beta

    4 days ago - By Android Headlines

    This past week, Google released the first beta of Android Q. The first of six betas, before the stable release comes in Q3. This gives our first taste of what to expect from Google with the next version of Android. While Google did not go in-depth into what is new with Android Q just yet, there are still quite a few changes in the new version of Android. More of the bigger features will be unveiled at Google I/O in early May though.
    Over the past few days, we've been playing around with Android Q, beta 1 on a Pixel 3 XL, and it is actually surprisingly pretty smooth. Things are still...
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