Google Play Store starts showing free and premium filters for searches

Some users have been seeing these green suggestions when performing a search on the Play Store app for almost a year, but the feature began rolling out more widely in June (I still don’t have it). However, it only seemed to provide keywords to further specify your search, not proper filters to separate the results according to price. Now it looks like Google is testing the latter kind.

Reader teh Jax is seeing “free” and “premium” filters among the options when he performs a search on the Play Store.

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This wireless VR tech could make it easier to play with others

The next big hurdle for virtual reality is obvious to anyone who's put on a headset: Getting rid of all of those wires. We've seen cordless solutions from TPCast and Intel, but now Amimon, a company best known for developing wireless video technology…
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HTC Smart display for the upcoming U11+ shows up on the Play Store

The upcoming HTC U11+ promises to be an interesting device (unless you live in the US, where it won’t be released – sorry). It’s apparently what became of ‘Muskie,’ the canceled HTC-made Pixel 2 XL, so we’re expecting a premium smartphone that could be HTC’s best yet. My initial reaction to it was very positive, anyway.

One of the features that will ship with the U11+ is Smart display, which is essentially HTC’s version of Ambient Display.

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Google Files Go app now available publicly on the Play Store

The Google Files Go app is now out of beta and available to everyone on the Play Store. Files Go is primarily a file manager app designed with Go Edition devices in mind. Instead of showing your file directory it instead has categories like images, videos, audio, documents, apps, etc. The app also lets you send files to another Files Go user. It creates a local hotspot, which it then uses to send the file over on Wi-Fi. Depending upon your device, you can get some pretty fast transfer speeds without ever using any data. The app also gives suggestions on deleting unused apps,…

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This genius streamed a pay-per-view UFC match by pretending to play it

A streamer broadcast a live pay-per-view UFC match on multiple platforms, including Twitch, by pretending it was a video game he was playing, as spotted by EuroGamer. AJ Lester streamed the UFC 218 match between Max Holloway and Jose Aldo in its entirety over the weekend. Lester appeared in the corner of the stream, wearing a pair of headphones and holding a controller while watching intensely and reacting to the punches as if he was in control of the action.

A tweet showing Lester’s antics went viral, with over 63,000 retweets and 140,000 likes at the time of publication. Another clip shows him reacting wildly yelling “oooooooooooooooh!!!” and “damnnnnnn!” in response to the match. It’s his dedication to the charade that makes him a…

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