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TechnologyVergecast: Android 10 official release, IFA 2019 dispatch, and Facebook Dating launches

19:35  06 september  2019
19:35  06 september  2019 Source:   theverge.com

You’ll soon be able to run Android on your Nintendo Switch

You’ll soon be able to run Android on your Nintendo Switch If you’ve been dying to install Android on your Nintendo Switch to turn it into an even more versatile gadget, then your wish is about to come true. We’ve seen all the teasers showing us that Android can operate on the console, and the team behind the mod is apparently ready for an “official” release. Mind you, there’s nothing actually official about this Android ROM for the Switch, and you can’t expect Nintendo to actually endorse it. In fact, you should know from the get-go that any custom ROM installation on any type of hardware isn’t advised, and may have unwanted side-effects.

Lenovo went all out for the IFA 2019 trade show in Berlin today. The company unveiled a new suite of Windows Also, a free update to the Star Wars: Jedi Challenges app will be released that will make it We’re not done yet! Lenovo also introduced a couple of standard Windows 10 laptops at IFA 2019 .

“ Facebook Dating makes it easier to find love through what you like — helping you start meaningful relationships through things you have in common, like interests, events, and groups. It takes the work out of creating a dating profile and gives you a more authentic look at who someone is,” said Nathan

This week on The Vergecast, deputy editor Dan Seifert and senior reporter Ashley Carman join editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and Paul Miller to discuss the plethora of tech and gadget news that hit the site this week.

Vergecast: Android 10 official release, IFA 2019 dispatch, and Facebook Dating launches© Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge

Android 10 is officially here! The cast reviews the new gestures that are available to all Pixel phones as well as other software changes.

We’ve also got a field report from Verge reporters Jon Porter, Chris Welch, and Tom Warren who are in Berlin at IFA 2019. The crew discusses a few announcements that came out of the event, including LG’s new G8X ThinQ and its wacky phone screen case.

Facebook's mobile app may finally get a built-in dark mode

Facebook's mobile app may finally get a built-in dark mode While Twitter, YouTube, and Slack have begun to roll out dark modes built right into their mobile applications as optional themes, Facebook and its suite of apps have been trailing behind in this particular trend. While platforms like YouTube, Twitter, and Slack all have "night" themes built into their iOS and Android apps, Messenger only gained the functionality in April. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp still lack the battery- and eye-saving option. That may not be the case for much longer, though, as the highly reliable reverse software engineer Jane Manchun Wong discovered that the Facebook mobile app for Android's code contains an unreleased Dark Mode.

The IFA 2019 opens its doors to the press today: but what are the events and brands from which we The IFA could be the perfect showcase for manufacturers to finally reveal their official releases to HMD Global has already confirmed that it will be launching several new devices at IFA this year, and

The annual IFA showcase in Berlin is in full swing, so this past week has been a busy one. Multiple companies have announced new phones, Samsung's Galaxy Fold is getting a re- launch , and Android 10 is officially out. We're discussing all this (and more) on the Android Police Podcast, so why not

There’s a whole lot more that was discussed this week — including Facebook Dating launching in the US, Sonos’ first portable speaker, and, of course, Paul’s weekly segment “If my shoes turn green, it’s time for crime” — so listen through to catch those.

Discussed this week:

  • Sonos CEO Patrick Spence: “There’s no category of audio that I don’t think we want to explore”
  • Sonos’ first portable speaker is the $399 Move
  • Android 10 officially released for Google Pixel phones
  • Android 10 review: permanent beta
  • Google Assistant’s Ambient Mode turns Android devices into smart displays
  • Google can’t fix the Android update problem
  • Philips Hue gets Edison-style light bulbs, a smart plug, and updated Hue Go lamp
  • Amazon, Roku, and the battle for your TV
  • Anker is putting Fire TV in a soundbar for the first time
  • Amazon announces new Fire TV Cube with Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and ‘Local Voice Control’
  • LG’s new G8X ThinQ bets that two screens are better than a foldable one
  • How Samsung fixed the Galaxy Fold
  • Facebook Dating launches in the United States today
  • Nike’s Adapt Huaraches will let you ask Siri to unlace your shoes
  • Apple iPhone 11 event rumors ranked from mind-blowing to no way
  • Apple Music launches on the web
  • Touch ID and Face ID could coexist in 2020 iPhones, says report
  • Apple may release a new Apple TV with an A12 chip
  • The New York MTA would like you to stop dropping your AirPods onto the tracks
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Samsung launches Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 devices .
Available through the Samsung Members appSamsung’s press release doesn’t say exactly which countries are getting the beta, but SamMobile reports that it should be available in South Korea, Germany, and the US. You can find out if you have access by heading into the Samsung Members app and looking for a notification about the beta. Samsung says the beta will be available for Galaxy S10E, S10, S10 Plus, and S10 5G devices. As always, however, you should be careful about installing beta software on anything you rely on as a primary device.

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