Google's File Go Storage Being Rebranded for Its 30 Million Users

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Google has revealed its findings about dark mode and how it affects battery life.

If you are using a phone with Android Pie software, here's how you can manually enable Dark Mode on your device.

Google today relaunched its Files Go file management app for Android as Files by Google.

"But this isn't just about that".

Generally, power consumption goes up as you raise the screens brightness. But battery life is never enough, especially as the battery degrades over time. This is because the individual pixels have less burden on the darker areas of the screen saving the battery life. If you do have a phone with an OLED display, you should use it more often if you care about squeezing as much juice out of the battery as possible.

Another interesting tidbit from the session is that using Night Mode to filter out some of the blue light during the late hours can actually reduce power draw by as much as 63%, so it's good for your eyes and your phone's battery.

Rooney returns for England farewell against United States
Unfortunately, the fairytale ended this week as Rooney missed a penalty in a 3-2 penalty shootout defeat to the Columbus Crew. But Shilton, who holds the record for the most England appearances with 125, disagrees with Rooney's recall.

Google went on to acknowledge the prevalence of white in its apps and the way it pushes devs to use it, but there could be a method to its madness. OLED, on the original Pixel, does consume less power on dark mode compared to the iPhone 7, which has an LCD.

Note that changing to Dark Mode only converts the UI colour to black background. YouTube already has a dark mode, and so does Messages.

Android also increased the instant app size limit to 10MB for the Try Now button in the Play Store. Every recent Google app update we've covered has introduced seemingly more white space than ever before, much to the chagrin of commenters.

As detailed in the Android Dev Summit, The API comes in two flavors: immediate and flexible.

An EU ruling against Google could pave the way to improve Android phones for consumers, says the Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager.

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