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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 […]


App Review, Applications

Slack adds dark mode to its iOS, Android apps

March 12, 2019

Via: CNET

Easier on the eyes, the dark mode is. Slack added the “darker, higher-contrast theme” option to its iOS and Android apps Monday, so checking out your work messages on the move won’t be quite so bright. Shrouding the messaging service’s […]


Android, Operating System

The first Android Q beta is launching soon, and it’ll be compatible with even more devices

March 11, 2019

Via: Boy Genius

You may be waiting for Android Pie to reach your mobile device, but the next major Android update is already around the corner. And Google may drop the first Android Q beta as soon as Monday according to a discovery. […]


Android, Operating System

Android can now wake you with YouTube Music or Pandora

March 1, 2019

Via: The Verge

Pandora and YouTube Music have been added as alarm options to the Google Clock app, Android’s default alarm clock. The functionality was added with version 6.1 of the app, and announced by the Twitter accounts of both streaming services. This […]


Android Phone, iPhone, Products

iPhone XR vs. Pixel 3: Which affordable phone should you buy?

March 1, 2019

Via: CNET

When you’re choosing a phone, one of the biggest decisions you’ll make is whether you’re going to go with iOS or Android. To help you out, we compared two of the most affordable options from top phone-makers: the Apple iPhone […]


Android, Operating System

The latest Android devices now let you log into apps without requiring a password

February 25, 2019

Via: The Verge

Here’s a good reason to update to your latest version of Google Play Services: Android devices running version 7.0 and later can now log you into apps and websites without requiring you to type in a password. Using FIDO2, an […]


Android, Operating System

Original Nokia 6 (2017 version) receives official Android 9.0 Pie update

February 20, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

You may not remember this, but the Nokia 6 started the brand’s unlikely global revival more than two years ago in China. The first Nokia-branded smartphone marketed by Finnish startup HMD Global and manufactured by Taiwanese giant Foxconn quickly made […]


Android Phone, Products

Before the Galaxy S10 the original Samsung Galaxy S was a confusing mess

February 19, 2019

Via: CNET

As we await the release of the Galaxy S10 on Wednesday, the Galaxy S name represents the top of the Android world. It’s a reputation Samsung is proud to own for its flagship phone, and rightly so. But when Samsung […]


News and Press

HTC kicks off 2019 with its worst month ever; revenue down over 70%

February 19, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

At HTC’s peak in 2011, the company held a very respectable 8.8% share of the global smartphone market. Since then, the brand has experienced seven consecutive years of declining sales and it now seems that 2019 could become HTC’s eighth […]


Android Phone, Products

Samsung Galaxy S10e leaks out in full

February 6, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

The Samsung Galaxy S10e, the most affordable in the family of upcoming S10 phones by Samsung, has now leaked out in both real-life hands-on pictures and in high-res photos weeks before the official reveal. The high-res renderings come from one […]