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Android, Operating System

Face ID deemed too costly to copy, Android makers target in-display fingerprint sensors instead

March 23, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

A new report from Digitimes citing supply chain sources indicates that Android phone makers are ‘rushing’ to implement fingerprint sensors under the display for upcoming handsets. Android manufacturers have decided that recreating the 3D facial recognition used by iPhone X […]


Android, Operating System

Android Oreo: 18 advanced tips and tricks

March 19, 2018

Via: Computerworld

Google’s Android Oreo release is full of fresh flavor for your phone, but some of its most useful options are out of sight and easily overlooked. Whether you’ve had Oreo for months or are just now getting a taste — […]


Android, Android Phone, Operating System, Products

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus start receiving official Android 8.0 Oreo updates

March 16, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

Huawei launched the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro with Android 8.0 pre-loaded late last year, promising a number of Oreo updates for older devices, of which only the Mate 9 was recently able to leave Nougat behind. Of course, […]


Android, Operating System

Samsung finally starts sending Oreo update to Galaxy Note 8… in France

March 16, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

The world’s top smartphone manufacturer by sales volume is making a lot of headlines today. Yes, even more than usual. Not all the attention is directed at the hot new Galaxy S9 and S9+, however, and the two “reimagined” flagships […]


Android, Operating System

Google: Android is just as secure as the other guys

March 15, 2018

Via: CNET

In the list of big security flaws that could let hackers compromise phones, there’s one name that comes up a lot: Android. In 2015, we learned that Google’s operating system for phones was vulnerable to the StageFright bug, which hackers […]


Android, Operating System

What’s your favorite new Android P feature? (results)

March 9, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Yesterday, we did a review of Google’s just-released Android P developer preview, detailing all the new features that may come with the final Android 9.0 release. These include new visuals, transitional animations, notification layout, privacy enhancements, wide color and high […]


Android, iOS, Operating System

Android loyalty rates hit all-time high in the US, ‘slightly’ exceeding iOS customer retention

March 9, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

While Apple handily beats every other smartphone, tablet, laptop and presumably smartwatch manufacturer out there in terms of customer loyalty, things change when you pit Cupertino’s popular mobile operating system against the even wider-spread Android platform. According to Consumer Intelligence […]


Android, Operating System

Should Android phones be embracing the notch? (results)

March 6, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Last week, we asked you whether Android phones follow in Apple’s footsteps, and embrace the notch to reach higher screen-to-body ratios, yet letterbox videos or provide unsightly scenes in full-screen apps, or should they be following in the footsteps of […]


Android, Operating System

Google confirms multiple Android One and Android Oreo (Go edition) phones are coming at MWC 2018

February 23, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

Even though Google is no stranger to the occasional CES or MWC announcement, often setting up glamorous booths in Las Vegas and Barcelona just to remind the world how important the company is for so many areas of tech development, […]


Android, Android Phone, Operating System, Products

Possible Samsung Galaxy J4 (2018) benchmarked with modest SoC, Android 8.0 Oreo

February 16, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

Samsung is unlikely to bring anything besides the hotly anticipated Galaxy S9 and S9+ to Barcelona for an MWC 2018 debut next Sunday, but down the line, the global smartphone market leader is obviously planning many other product launches. One […]