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Category: Operating System


Android, Operating System

Android Q quits sweet naming tradition. Now it’s simply Android 10

August 22, 2019

Via: CNET

Google on Thursday revealed that the next generation of its mobile operating system, previously called Android Q, will be ditching the dessert monikers that have been a part of its system updates for years. It will simply be known as […]


Operating System, Others

Huawei: No plan for Harmony-powered smartphone, for now

August 22, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Huawei has said it has no plans to release a phone this year running on its Android-alternative operating system. The Chinese tech company has touted its Harmony or Hong Meng OS as its ‘plan B’ option should the US Department […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft pitches free help for Windows 7-to-Windows 10 upgraders

August 13, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft on Monday touted the assistance it will give organizations transitioning from the soon-to-be-expired Windows 7 to its successor, Windows 10. Dubbed “FastTrack Center Benefit,” aka just FastTrack, the assistance comes free of charge with the purchase of at least […]


Operating System, Others

Huawei’s new operating system is called HarmonyOS

August 9, 2019

Via: The Verge

Huawei has officially announced HarmonyOS, the operating system it was rumored to be developing to replace its reliance on Android. In China the software will be known as Hongmeng. The company says the operating system, a microkernel-based distributed OS, can […]


iOS, Operating System

Apple says 88% of all iPhones and iPads now running iOS 12, as iOS 13 release nears

August 8, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has today updated its iOS version statistics for developers. Apple publishes these numbers every few months based on usage traffic to the App Store. The company says that 88% of all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models are now […]


Android, Operating System

When will your phone get Android Q? A data-driven upgrade guide

August 8, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

With Google’s final Android Q beta now out in the wild and the final Q release likely just days away, the question on everyone’s mind is: When will my phone get the upgrade? (Okay, that — and also: Will they […]


Android, App Review, Applications, Operating System

Google Fit Now Tracks Sleep, Adds Dark Mode

August 5, 2019

Via: Geek

Fitness means more than washboard abs and toned arms. So Google Fit is rolling out improved sleep insights and dark mode to its iOS and Android apps. “We understand that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is more than just tracking what […]


Android, Operating System

Google: We’ll offer rival search engines on Android but they’ll have to pay us

August 2, 2019

Via: ZDnet

As of 2020, Android users will start to see a list of non-Google search-engine providers that they’ll be able to choose from when setting up an Android device. The new setup process is the next phase of Google’s response to […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10, Office Online users get new warning over data privacy

July 30, 2019

Via: ZDnet

A new report for the Netherlands Ministry of Justice and Security warns the country’s agencies that using Microsoft Office Online, Office mobile apps, and Windows 10 Enterprise carries privacy risks. The report comes from EU-based Privacy Company, which carried out […]


Android, iOS, Operating System

Hardcore Android fans reveal all the iOS 13 features they wish Google would copy

July 30, 2019

Via: BGR

Apple released iOS 13 beta 5 for developers on Monday, and it’ll likely follow that today with iOS 13 public beta 4. This latest release focuses mainly on bug fixes, obviously, though beta 5 in particular seems to have added […]