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MX Player adds Picture-in-Picture mode with latest update [APK Download]

As one of the most popular and fully-featured video player apps available on the Play Store, we've become accustomed to MX Player getting useful new features on a regular basis. Most recently, the team behind it added Chromecast support for online streaming content, and the latest update includes a Picture-in-Picture function.

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21 best new Android games released this week including Grimvalor, Nonstop Knight 2, and Spirit Roots

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have the stable release of the gorgeous platformer Grimvalor, the sequel to the idle RPG Nonstop Knight, and the Android release of Spirit Roots, a quality platformer that's been available on iOS for some time. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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Google app starting to show 'in this video' bookmarks for YouTube search results

Search is Google's bread and butter, its raison d'être, and almost certainly the company's most widely used product. Last month Google revealed a new focus on instructional how-to content in Search, and we've received reports that Google is showing "in this video" bookmarks below YouTube video results in searches made from the Google app.

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Chrome Beta 76 adds lazy loading for images, supports site dark themes, and even sneaks in a Tron reference

Chrome 75 was just released earlier this month, and right on schedule, Chrome 76 has entered the Beta Channel. This version is fairly massive, with plenty of changes that have been in the works for months. Without further ado, let's jump in!

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All the Android games announced at E3 2019

Now that E3 is over I thought it might be a good idea to round up all of the Android games announced during the three-day event, so that's exactly what I've done. If you missed out on our gaming coverage this week or would like a recap of what titles are coming to the platform, then get ready to dig into a roundup of every notable Android game presented during E3 2019.

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Google Assistant can automatically remember where you've parked for you

I'm the kind of guy that likes to rely on technology to get things done, especially if it can do a better job than me. When I park somewhere, I usually don't bother trying to remember my way back, but instead, memorize what venues are around to get there using Maps. Of course, being the forgetful person that I am, there are times when I simply can't recall where I left my car, but thankfully, I can use its app to navigate back to it. Unfortunately, not all vehicles have such a functionality, including the rental I had last month... Fortunately, I remembered to save my parking location in Maps before walking away; but even though this is an effortless task, you still need to think about doing it.

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Google Messages could soon remind you to reply to that text you forgot about

We've all received a text in the middle of a critical task we can't interrupt, but most of us often forget to reply to that message when we're finally able to. Google Messages might soon make it easier to remember you had to respond to your friend, thanks to an option right in the notification card.

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45 temporarily free and 28 on-sale apps and games for Friday

Welcome to Friday, everyone. The weekend is just a few hours away, so that means it's time to dig into some app sales. Today's list is a longer one, and I've highlighted in bold a few of the more interesting games and apps.

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Spotify launches 'Your Daily Drive' playlist with news and music designed for your commute

Spotify is a constant companion for many people, bringing music and podcasts right to their ears. A lot of customers listen to the streaming service on their daily car commute, so it makes sense that the company wants to position itself as a picture-perfect alternative to the radio. Thus, Spotify announced a new Your Daily Drive playlist on Wednesday that gives you a mix of your favorite music and short news talk shows.

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Google Opinion Rewards is testing improved receipt scanning for select US users

Google Opinion Rewards is a nice little tool that allows you to earn a little Play Store money on the side which you can use to buy apps, games, subscriptions, and all the other things available on Google's distribution platform. The company's regular surveys include questions on how you rate certain YouTube video recommendations, which stores you've visited, and occasionally ask you to upload receipts from said stores. Today, Google announced that it's looking to improve the experience for the latter and is testing a new interface with select US users.

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