Tag: android

Android, Android Phone, Operating System, Products

What is Android One?

October 18, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Android One is the feature to look for if you want a phone with Android designed exactly as Google intended, but don’t want to spend money on a Google Pixel 3. Android One is a version of the Android platform […]

App security, Applications

Google will start charging Android smartphone makers to use its apps

October 17, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Google is to start charging Android manufacturers for the right to pre-install its mobile applications in Europe as it seeks to comply with an EU antitrust ruling it is in the process of appealing. Android is the world’s dominant mobile […]

iOS, Operating System

Stats make iOS a hard OS to ignore

October 16, 2018

Via: Computerworld

The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system — iOS 12 — was released just a few weeks ago, and yet it’s already installed on 53% of relatively newer iPhones (introduced since September 2014) and 50% of all iPhones. Bottom […]

Gadgets, Products

Google didn’t announce a Pixel Watch this year, because Wear OS is just not good enough

October 12, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Remember the Google Pixel Watch? The wearable that was supposed to elevate Wear OS (née Android Wear) to the peerage of Samsung and Apple smartwatches? The device that was supposed to usher in a new era of Android-powered wearables that […]

Android, Operating System

Google’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL get three years of guaranteed Android updates

October 10, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

It’s never fair to compare the adoption rate of a new iOS version with official Android distribution numbers, as Apple controls its entire mobile ecosystem, while Google allows third-party hardware manufacturers to make their own software choices. But it’s certainly […]

News and Press

OnePlus sets date for OnePlus 6T launch

October 8, 2018

Via: The Verge

OnePlus has announced that the 6T, an enhanced version of the OnePlus 6 released earlier in the year, will be launching on October 30th at an event in New York City. The new model is expected to feature a tiny […]

News and Press

Global smartphone shipments will drop in 2019, but 5G demand should help the industry bounce back

October 4, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Excited about the 5G revolution officially kicked off by Verizon (well, sort of) earlier this week? If a couple of recent reports didn’t make it abundantly clear, it’s going to take quite some time for 5G-enabled smartphones to become mainstream […]

Android Phone, Products

There’s no reason to buy the LG V40 ThinQ right now

October 4, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

LG on Wednesday unveiled the V40 ThinQ for the second time in less than two weeks, although it finally revealed all the details about its new flagship. That said, there’s little to no reason to buy the handset right now. […]

Android Phone, News and Press, Products

Samsung Galaxy A6s production will be outsourced to Xiaomi’s manufacturer

October 2, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

The second half of 2018 is proving to be a rather important period for Samsung. After years of using AMOLED displays exclusively, the company recently released a couple of devices with LCD panels. Then, it chose to increase the number […]

News and Press

Samsung’s Q3 profits expected to hit record levels, but smartphone numbers will continue to drop

October 2, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung is not due to report final financial results for the July – September 2018 quarter for a few more weeks, but it’s pretty obvious that the company is headed for yet another record-breaking profit score. The world’s largest smartphone […]