1. Android Messages is now available in beta  Android Kenya
  2. Google Fit adds a dark mode [APK Download]  Android Police
  3. Google Fit is the latest Google app to join the dark side  Android Central
  4. Android Q Beta 5: Apps are granted full location access in deliberate test  9to5Google
  5. Heads up: Android Q Beta 5 grants apps unlimited location access, but new notification helps catch that  Android Police
  6. View full coverage on Google News
Android Messages is the latest Google app to get an official early access program via the Google Play Store.Most Android smartphones come with a pre-installed SMS app that is usually not Android Messages. However, for those who are familiar with this Google-owned messaging app, there’s some good news for you. As of this writing,

Android Messages is now available in beta

To test the upgrade behaviour for users coming from Android Pie to Android Q, Google is granting apps location access when updating to Beta 5.To test the upgrade behaviour for users coming from Android Pie to Android Q, Google is granting apps location access when updating to Beta 5.

Android Q Beta 5 grants every app full location access to prep for official release

The invasion of the dark mode continues with Google Fit being one of the latest apps to get its own today. Thanks to an update to version 2.16.22, the app... by Rita El Khoury in Applications, Downloads, Google, NewsThe invasion of the dark mode continues with Google Fit being one of the latest apps to get its own today. Thanks to an update to version 2.16.22, the app... by Rita El Khoury in Applications, Downloads, Google, News

Google Fit adds a dark mode [APK Download]

Google dark mode is something users have been wanting for ages now, and slowly it's starting to arrive on products including Android, YouTube, and more.Google dark mode is something users have been wanting for ages now, and slowly it's starting to arrive on products including Android, YouTube, and more.

Google Dark Mode app roundup: Everything available so far - 9to5Google

Android 10 Q is the next version of Google’s Android mobile operating system, and it brings numerous important changes, from improved privacy settings to a dark theme. It follows Android 9 Pie, and there’s a lot to know about the new OS. Here are our first impressions.Android 10 Q is the next version of Google’s Android mobile operating system, and it brings numerous important changes, from improved privacy settings to a dark theme. It follows Android 9 Pie, and there’s a lot to know about the new OS. Here are our first impressions.

Android 10 Q Hands-on Review: 5G, Privacy, and More | Digital Trends

“Android Q is fast approaching release, but the new gesture system is still taking shape. Beta 5 shows us the near-final next version of Android around a month out from launch: https://t.co/hyjoiLID1K”

Alex Dobie on Twitter: "Android Q is fast approaching release, but the new gesture system is still taking shape. Beta 5 shows us the near-final next version of Android around a month out from launch: https://t.co/hyjoiLID1K"

“Android Q Beta 5 changes gestures again. I think that the need for backward compatibility is a growing problem for Android. And it will never go away, especially since so few people are ever on the latest version. https://t.co/d7zEBD5Lij”

Dieter Bohn on Twitter: "Android Q Beta 5 changes gestures again. I think that the need for backward compatibility is a growing problem for Android. And it will never go away, especially since so few people are ever on the latest version. https://t.co/d7zEBD5Lij… https://t.co/pDCzANgVL7"

More of Google's apps have received dark modes now thanks to updates. Both Fit and Sounds now offer dark themes.More of Google's apps have received dark modes now thanks to updates. Both Fit and Sounds now offer dark themes.

Google Fit and Sounds apps get dark theme in new updates

The first Google Messages beta release isn't off to a great start, with widespread reports that the app is crashing on startup.The first Google Messages beta release isn't off to a great start, with widespread reports that the app is crashing on startup.

First Google Messages beta release crashes on startup

Google Fit is the next app from Google to get a dark theme makeover joining several other apps including Calendar, Keep, and Photos.Google Fit is the next app from Google to get a dark theme makeover joining several other apps including Calendar, Keep, and Photos.

Google Fit is the latest Google app to join the dark side | Android Central

In Android Q beta 5, Google is running a deliberate test which grants full access to location data to almost every app with a notification to inform users.In Android Q beta 5, Google is running a deliberate test which grants full access to location data to almost every app with a notification to inform users.

Android Q gives apps unlimited location access w/ notification - 9to5Google

Google is certainly on one end of a spectrum in its approach to app development. If another software maker is conservative and careful about the features they add to their apps and when, you could say Google is… the opposite. It’s long established that A/B testing is a deep part of the company’s culture, and […]

It's okay for Google to kill your favorite features — in fact, they must - 9to5Google

Health monitoring app Google Fit is now in the process of getting a dark mode option. This allows users to view the app in a dark room or at night without worrying about their retinas melting from the blinding white background.Health monitoring app Google Fit is now in the process of getting a dark mode option. This allows users to view the app in a dark room or at night without worrying about their retinas melting from the blinding white background.

Another Google app now has dark theme to save your eyes from melting - PhoneArena

After Google Photos, Keep, Search, etc., Google Fit is the latest app to receive an option to switch on app-wide dark theme.After Google Photos, Keep, Search, etc., Google Fit is the latest app to receive an option to switch on app-wide dark theme.

Google Fit gets a dark theme with the latest update

If you're enrolled in the new Google Messages beta program, avoid the just-released 4.7 update as it is crashing on startup.If you're enrolled in the new Google Messages beta program, avoid the just-released 4.7 update as it is crashing on startup.

PSA: The first Google Messages beta is crashing - 9to5Google

Google Sounds, the notification manager for Pixel devices, now has a dark mode and the ability to add your own ringtones courtesy of the 2.1 update.Google Sounds, the notification manager for Pixel devices, now has a dark mode and the ability to add your own ringtones courtesy of the 2.1 update.

Google Sounds adds a dark mode, ability to add ringtones - 9to5Google