Tag: android

Operating System, Others

Huawei says Hongmeng OS isn’t designed as an Android replacement

July 19, 2019


Huawei reportedly says it wants to keep using Google’s Android operating system (OS) in its phones instead of jumping to its self-developed system. Company senior vice president Catherine Chen told reporters in Brussels that the embattled Chinese phonemaker’s Hongmeng OS […]

Operating System, Others

Huawei CEO claims firm’s own mobile OS will be faster than iOS and Android

July 8, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

Huawei CEO, Ren Zhengfei, has said that the company’s home-grown mobile operating system (OS) will be faster than both iOS and Android… but it could struggle when it comes to apps. Zhengfei made the claim during an interview with French […]

Android, Operating System

Huawei: it is safe to buy a Huawei phone. Android will continue to work

June 25, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

Google complied with the ban the United States imposed on Huawei, and revoked its Android license. The U.S. then decided to ease Huawei restrictions temporarily for a 90 day period, but the fact that Huawei was relatively silent, leaving room […]

Android, Operating System

Huawei Clarifies Android Update Situation, Commits to Android Q for Last 2 Generations

June 21, 2019

Via: Anandtech

Huawei last night launched an information campaign about the status of software updates on existing devices in the face of the company’s troubles with the U.S. Commerce Department. The important news is that Huawei is confirming to and committing to […]

News and Press

Huawei asking developers to publish apps to its own app store

June 11, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

After the United States blocked Huawei from purchasing U.S. tech without government approval, one of the first companies to comply with the ban was Google. Alphabet Inc. revoked Huawei’s Android license, which intensified the Chinese company’s efforts for its own […]


New Executive Order Is Bad News for Huawei and Its Partners

May 22, 2019

Via: Michael Boyd

The past days have brought bad news for Huawei—and the worst might be yet to come. President Trump issued an executive order giving the federal government the power to bar American companies from doing business with foreign suppliers that could […]

App Review, Applications

WhatsApp for Android and iPhone will have ads starting next year

May 22, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Facebook is a for-profit organization and some form of ads inside WhatsApp has been inevitable since the day it bought the messaging platform. Now, after previously confirming plans for monetization, the social media giant has announced that WhatsApp ads will […]

News and Press

Huawei’s phone business would be decimated without Google’s Android

May 20, 2019

Via: The Verge

The news from Sunday night that Google would be complying with a US government edict and suspending business with Huawei is one of the most dramatic moments in Android’s history. Huawei, China’s most prolific smartphone vendor, had started 2019 with […]

Android, Operating System

Android Q: an exclusive first look at dark mode, better gestures, and an impressive new accessibility feature

May 7, 2019

Via: The Verge

Android 10 Q Beta 3 is available today on more devices than any previous Android beta has been available on before. A full release is expected this fall, but Google is announcing new major features for the tenth version of […]

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 […]