• Chrome OS is about to borrow another feature from Android

    6 days ago - By TechRadar

    Chrome OS and Android are closer than ever before - many Chromebooks, including the Google Pixelbook - can run Android apps just as well as a phone or tablet, and it looks like the desktop OS is about to borrow another feature from its mobile sibling. Chrome Story spotted that notification badges are on their way to Chrome OS in the near future, based on some hunting around in recent code updates. The tiny badges were introduced in Android 8.0 Oreo as a way of showing which apps had pending notifications. Chromebooks and Chromeboxes already feature an Android-style app drawer, so...
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  • Latest version of YouTube for Android app features code for a dark theme and more

    Latest version of YouTube for Android app features code for a dark theme and more

    6 days ago - By Phone Arena

    A report published this weekend discusses a teardown of the latest version of the YouTube for Android app. Code found inside this new version of the app indicates that the next update could give Android users the choice to activate a dark theme for YouTube. This really wouldn't be shocking considering that on the web, the streaming video site already offers this capability.
    Also discovered in the teardown was code related to an incognito mode. Currently, Android users of the YouTube app can go into the History & privacy menu of YouTube and toggle to pause watch history and search ...
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