Category: Android

Android, iOS, Operating System

iPhone vs. Android: Why the iPhone X notch is showing up on Androids

May 4, 2018

Via: Computerworld

Here’s a prediction: One day your smartphone will be an unbreakable sheet of solid glass with no sockets, jacks or visible moving parts. That’s always been Apple’s ambition. “For more than a decade, our intention has been to create an […]

Android, Android Phone, Operating System, Products

Samsung confirms plans to release Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Oreo updates by mid-May

April 30, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

It looks like we’re just a few weeks away from the release of the long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge. Not long ago, a Turkish website handled by Samsung said the update will be launched in […]

Android, Operating System

Meizu partners with Google for Android Go smartphones

April 26, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

The Android Go platform gets another push forward with Meizu, a Chinese smartphone brand, entering a partnership with Google. Ard Bouldeing, the Head of Global Marketing for Meizu, announced that the company will be putting out affordable Android Go devices […]

Android, Operating System

Verizon says Android Oreo updates are underway for Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

April 20, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

Samsung has been anything but fast in optimizing and especially stabilizing Oreo goodies for its three flagship phones released last year. On the bright side, US carriers actually did a pretty decent job of rapidly spreading the love nationwide, while […]

Android, Operating System, Tech, Wireless

Android P is getting a neat new Bluetooth feature

April 19, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Android doesn’t currently remember Bluetooth volume settings on a per-device basis, which is a bummer. If you leave volume on loudest while streaming to a wireless speaker and then connect your earphones, they’ll also blast at full volume. That’s not […]

Android, Operating System

Google either just revealed the name of Android P, or trolled everyone

April 13, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

Like most large companies in the mobile market, Google is a creature of habit. Sure, timelines change a bit from one year to the next, but the company tends to follow the same pattern when it comes to major Android […]

Android, Operating System

Multi-touch bug in Android 8.1 will be patched in June

April 11, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Some Android devices, namely the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL, have been plagued by a strange bug since updating to Android 8.1. It screws the multi-touch capabilities of the device and pressing the screen with two fingers simultaneously could […]

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, […]