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Category: Operating System


Android, Android Phone, Operating System, Products

LG V35 ThinQ starts receiving Android 9.0 Pie update, but US will have to wait

April 24, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

LG is quite behind the competition when it comes to Android updates, and we don’t have anything to say that my sweeten the situation. If you own an LG flagship smartphone, chances are that you’re still stuck on Android 8.0 […]


Android, Operating System

Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to Q

April 24, 2019

Via: Computerworld

What a long, strange trip it’s been. From its inaugural release to today, Android has transformed visually, conceptually and functionally — time and time again. Google’s mobile operating system may have started out scrappy, but holy moly, has it ever […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 13 will let apps like Lightroom access photos directly from external storage, report claims

April 23, 2019

Via: The Verge

With iOS 13, Apple will let third-party apps import photos directly from external storage, reports 9to5Mac. If true, this would bring an end one of our key frustrations with iOS on the iPad Pro which requires importing images into the […]


Android, Operating System

Nokia 9 PureView update fixes one major issue, causes an even bigger one

April 22, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

UPDATE: Last week, the Nokia 9 PureView received a software update which was meant to fix the unreliable fingerprint sensor. And while bad reads are now far less frequent, we won’t go as far as to say that the fingerprint […]


Android, Operating System

Android Q makes it easy to share Wi-Fi without a password, thanks to this new feature

April 16, 2019

Via: CNET

No more looking for the scrap of paper with your Wi-Fi password. And no more mistyping the password. In Android Q from Google, you’ll be able to generate a QR code with the credentials to your Wi-Fi network that guests […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft surrenders control over Windows 10 upgrades: What you need to know

April 15, 2019

Via: Computerworld

Every few months, the Redmond, Wash. company switches up scheduling or support or something about Window 10, just to make sure everyone is paying attention. Earlier this month, Microsoft again reshaped Windows 10’s delivery. Or maybe the change wasn’t about […]


Android, GPS, Operating System, Tech

Android 101: How to stop location tracking

April 12, 2019

Via: The Verge

Location tracking can be very handy — it’s convenient when an app can tell you, say, where the near restaurants or gas stations are — but it’s also a privacy issue. Do you want all your wanderings registered by Google? […]


Android, Operating System

Google improves two-step verification by turning your Android phone into a security key

April 11, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Google seems to be putting more effort than ever into keeping Android users safe and sound against both potentially harmful applications and good old fashioned hackers. At the same time, traditional passwords are gearing up to go the way of […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft just fixed one of the most annoying things about Windows

April 9, 2019

Via: Boy Genius

One of the most annoying Windows features ever, one that lasted through many iterations of Microsoft’s popular operating system, was the prompt to safely remove a storage drive before actually yanking it out of the USB port. I know I’ve […]


Android, Operating System

Android Pie updates are finally reaching the last US Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note 8 models

April 8, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Some carrier variants got it earlier, some a little later, while others were kept waiting until just a few days ago. But all’s well that ends well, and after all four major carriers managed to deliver official Android 9.0 updates […]