Tag Archive for Mini XDA

Google tests a newer Pixel Launcher version with the Google Assistant icon on the search bar

The Pixel Launcher, the pre-installed launcher app on the Google Pixel and Android One devices, doesn’t receive very many updates because it would be annoying for users to have to relearn how to use their launcher app. The launcher has undergone a few notable changes since its initial release, though. The release of the tall,…

[Update: Maybe Not] Motorola may launch a Google Home Mini/Amazon Echo Dot competitor

Update 8/18/18: It seems that the device is actually the “Baidu AI Speaker” which launched in China in June. AndroidPure saw the device on Motorola’s Chinese webpage and believed it to be a new product. Thanks to @OnLeaks for pointing this out. The virtual assistant devices have become quite popular for those who want more out of…

[Update: Live] Twitter reveals new API that removes key features from 3rd-party apps

Update 8/16: Today is the day that Twitter announced the changes would go into effect. Despite complaints from many developers and users of 3rd-party apps, they stuck to their word. When Twitter was growing its user base, third-party clients like Flamingo, Falcon, and Talon were flourishing on Android. Then, the company implemented restrictions on its APIs; in…