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Digital Wellbeing's bedtime mode tests disabling always-on display

Digital Wellbeing's bedtime mode tests disabling always-on display

Google made some changes to how Digital Wellbeing's "bedtime mode" works back in April, renaming it from Wind Down and adding a "while charging at bedtime" setting. But the company is not done tweaking things, as we've spotted a few new changes, like the option to turn off the always-on display in bedtime mode, and some tweaks to the "while charging at bedtime" notification.

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Here are 3 new things your Android phone can do

Here are 3 new things your Android phone can do

Android is doing its darndest to become a better OS update by update — even beyond the actual OS upgrades. New pushes to Google Play Services and apps will improve how people reach emergency services, get them to bed, and bring the world clearer and closer to those with vision loss.

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Google Clock v6.3 moves navigation bar to bottom, delivering new Bedtime features

Google Clock v6.3 moves navigation bar to bottom, delivering new Bedtime features

As part of Google's third Pixel Feature Drop, the Clock app is picking up a whole new set of organized "Bedtime" features. But that's not the only change it's getting. The latest version of the app also moves the app's tabbed navigation bar down to the bottom of the screen.

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Google's third Pixel Feature Drop is here with new safety features, Recorder integrations, tools to manage sleep, and more

Google's third Pixel Feature Drop is here with new safety features, Recorder integrations, tools to manage sleep, and more

Google's third Pixel Feature Drop update has been announced with a handful of new features and tweaks for the company's line of phones. While we might yet find more minor changes hiding inside when it rolls out, we're told there are four broad categories of new features Pixel owners can look forward to: New Adaptive Battery tweaks to stretch out battery life, Recorder app integration with the Google Assistant and Google Docs, tools to better manage your sleep, and new personal safety features including crisis alerts and a "safety check" feature that notifies emergency contacts if you don't respond to a scheduled check-in.

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Digital Wellbeing may soon use your phone's ambient light sensor and gyroscope for sleep tracking

Digital Wellbeing may soon use your phone's ambient light sensor and gyroscope for sleep tracking

One of the most important components of our health is how we sleep. You might consider it as part of a complete, healthy lifestyle — in which case, you'd use an app like Google Fit to track that data — or you might just be focused on how your screen-based activities at bedtime affect your sleep. In that regard, Google may be deploying a two-pronged solution for you to monitor the quality of your slumber through its Digital Wellbeing app.

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Google renames Wind Down to Bedtime mode, adds option to activate while charging at night (APK Download)

Google renames Wind Down to Bedtime mode, adds option to activate while charging at night (APK Download)

Some subtle rebranding is happening inside Google's Digital Wellbeing app, which offers ways to monitor and manage your phone use. The previously named "Wind Down" mode is being renamed to "Bedtime mode," and the change brings a few other minor tweaks with it.

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Google data-saving app Datally adds 'Bedtime mode' and 'Emergency bank' [APK Download]

Google data-saving app Datally adds 'Bedtime mode' and 'Emergency bank' [APK Download]

Mobile data is a valuable commodity and Google's Datally — formerly Triangle — aims to help you conserve it. In certain countries, data can be extremely expensive, so the app can really come to the rescue during billing periods in which you use your phone a lot.

Datally recently introduced new features such as a Guest mode and daily data limits. The latest update, to version 1.6, adds two new tools. Bedtime mode helps you save even more data while you sleep, and Emergency bank lets you set aside some of your allowance just in case you run out.

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