Tag: android

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 […]

News and Press

Huawei revenue for the first quarter of 2019 grows 39 percent

April 22, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

Reuters reports that Huawei’s first quarter revenues for the year 2019 have grown 39 percent to 179.7 billion yuan, which translates roughly to $26.81 billion. While the company didn’t make its actual net profit figures public, it said that its […]

App Review, Applications

The best Android apps for organizing your life

April 18, 2019

Via: Computerworld

Most of us juggle an immense amount of information these days — enough tasks, to-do’s, and scattered scraps of mental data to fill up a 40-gallon fish tank. (Just imagine all those tiny little thought-fishies swimming around! Glub, glub, glub.) […]

Android Phone, Products

Samsung Galaxy Fold sold out due to ‘overwhelming demand’

April 17, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

Remember the Samsung Galaxy Fold? Here’s our hands-on, detailed both in text and video. As promised last week, the phone is available for pre-registrations. Actually, it was, as those started on April 14, and it seems like Samsung already sold […]

Android, Operating System

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

April 16, 2019


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 […]

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? […]

iOS, Operating System

The new Apple Card won’t let you switch from iPhone to Android, probably ever

April 3, 2019


The Apple Card, Apple’s new digital and physical credit card, is a bold, brilliant move that reimagines credit card payments on the iPhone. What makes the move so gutsy has nothing to do with the service itself and everything to […]

Linux / Others, Operating System

Huawei develops own smartphone OS in case of Android ban

March 15, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

Huawei has built its own PC and mobile phone operating systems as a contingency plan should it be barred from using Android, the company has revealed. Heightened political tensions between the US and China, along with Huawei’s legal difficulties in […]