A new launcher should debut on Google’s 2016 Nexus phones

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Paired with the launch of Android 7.0 Nougat this year will be two devices developed by Google and HTC under the Nexus name. The phones, known internally by their makers as Sailfish and Marlin, are going to ship with high-end specifications and the latest version of Android. It’ll definitely be the phones to get during the upcoming fall and winter seasons.

What’s going to be different for these phones? Google is going to overhaul the stock Android launcher once again. We’re getting our first look at it right now courtesy of Android Police.

Hit the break to see what’s coming.

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Handy website lists all the OK Google voice commands you never knew you needed to know

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By now, most of us have probably used the OK Google command at least once, quite likely using it to find the answer to a question or perhaps for the route to a new destination through Google Maps. But that’s the mere surface of what you can do with the OK Google command, it’s capable of a lot more. A whole lot more, and  you can learn how much more by joining us after the break to check out a really useful website that an enterprising young developer has created that holds more than 150 voice commands, with more than a thousand variations.  Read more

Nextbit wants to “save your battery before it needs saving”

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There’s not a person in this world that hasn’t had their phone abruptly shutdown because of lacking power. These days, mobile devices just demand so much power that it can be tough for the average battery to keep up. Nextbit believes it can figure out a way to lengthen battery life on its own phone at the very least.

Later this year, battery life could be drastically improved for the Nextbit Robin. The company is working on a way to maximize the longevity of power by studying the technology that hasn’t kept up with the times.

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