Netflix is testing a redesigned Android app with a bottom bar UI

The Netflix app on Android has looked the same for a long time, but the company is apparently trying something new. One Reddit user has shared the updated UI that popped up on his phone, which includes a bottom navigation bar. There are some other changes as well, but all the same functionality should be included. If you’re looking for an APK download, sorry. This looks like a server-side switch.

Currently, the Netflix app has a slide-out nav menu.

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Google Pixel 2 mic not working during calls? Try blowing into bottom speaker

Among the several issues still plaguing the Google Pixel 2/2 XL, there’s one that causes the phone’s microphone to not work in some critical scenarios, like during a call or while using Assistant. There’s a dedicated discussion going on over at Google’s Product Forums, and officially, the company is currently in the process of collecting bug reports. However, in a recent post, a user shared that they were able to resolve the problem by blowing into the bottom speaker. Here’s their complete post: Another user even shared a video confirming the process actually works. You can…

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Pixel 2’s muted mic issue may be fixed by blowing into the bottom speaker Nintendo-style

Half the utility of a smartphone is obvious from its very name. At a minimum, it should be able to make calls, which requires a working mic and speaker. For some, half of that simple equation is missing when it comes to the Pixel 2 and its microphone. When making calls, it just doesn’t work. The current workaround is straight out of an NES-equipped childhood: blow into it. 

The problem is straightforward.

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Nova Launcher v5.5-beta3 adds bottom search box and other goodies from Pixel Launcher

Google is in the process of making some changes to the Pixel Launcher, and that means its time for the third-party launchers to play catchup. Action Launcher has been in the lead when it comes to adopting Pixel things, but here comes Nova Launcher with a revamped search box, notification dots, and more. You’ll need the full version to get all the new stuff, though.

The updated Pixel Launcher features are available in the latest beta of Nova, version 5.5-beta3.

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Action Launcher v29 adds customizable Pixel 2-style bottom search box

Google unveiled some big changes to the Pixel Launcher the other day along with the Pixel 2, and you know what that means. Yes, third-party launchers are adopting the same features. First out of the gate is Action Launcher, which has been updated to v29 with support for a bottom search box. Not into Google’s new search layout? That’s cool—it’s optional.

The update is rolling out in the Play Store right now.

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