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Google rival seeks more details on Google’s Android proposal - Financial World

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Google rival seeks more details on Google’s Android proposal  Financial World

On Friday, the 22nd of March 2019, a smaller Google rival, Czech search engine provider, Seznam had urged Google to reveal more details about their plans to ...

How to transfer files between Android and Windows using ES File Explorer - TWCN Tech News

Sunday, March 24, 2019

How to transfer files between Android and Windows using ES File Explorer  TWCN Tech News

ES File Explorer and FileZilla are free software that can be used to transfer data between Android Phones/Tablets & Windows PC wirelessly.

Vivo NEX S new update brings Android Pie, new UI and more AI features - Gizchina.com

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Vivo NEX S new update brings Android Pie, new UI and more AI features  Gizchina.com

Vivo unveiled the Vivo NEX S with Android 8.1 Oreo straight out the box, which was actually the latest stable Android version then. Now that Android Pie is out ...

Microsoft wants to remind us that Edge for iOS and Android is already available - MSPoweruser

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Microsoft wants to remind us that Edge for iOS and Android is already available  MSPoweruser

All the hubbub around the Chromium-powered Edge browser for Windows has apparently renewed calls for Microsoft to bring their browser to iOS and Android.

Should you buy the Amazfit Bip? - Android Central

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Should you buy the Amazfit Bip?  Android Central

Best answer: Yes! The Amazfit Bip has an array of features that allow it to stand out, including built-in GPS, water resistance, heart rate tracking, and battery life ...

Ad scams on Android are draining your battery and making scammers rich - BGR

Sunday, March 24, 2019

  1. Ad scams on Android are draining your battery and making scammers rich  BGR
  2. This clever scam lets advertisers make money by draining your Android phone  The Verge
  3. Scammers drained Android phone batteries and made piles of money  Android Authority
  4. Rogue Ads Are Draining Android Phone Batteries With Hidden Videos  ExtremeTech
  5. Android ad fraud scheme drained users' batteries and data  Engadget
  6. View full coverage on Google News

VLC 3.1 brings back Android Auto support, improves Chromebook compatibility, and more [APK Download] - Android Police

Sunday, March 24, 2019

VLC 3.1 brings back Android Auto support, improves Chromebook compatibility, and more [APK Download]  Android Police

VLC is one of the best media players out there — not only can it open just about every type of video and audio file in existence, but it works on... by Corbin ...

22 best new Android games released this week including NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits, Golf Peaks, and RBI Baseball 19 - Android Police

Sunday, March 24, 2019

22 best new Android games released this week including NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits, Golf Peaks, and RBI Baseball 19  Android Police

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have the... by ...

Spigen Neo Hybrid Galaxy S10 case review: Better than ever - Android Central

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Spigen Neo Hybrid Galaxy S10 case review: Better than ever  Android Central

The Galaxy S10 is one of the best phones you can buy, meaning it deserves one of the best cases. For that, we recommend the Spigen Neo Hybrid.

The Honor 8X is now receiving the stable Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update - Notebookcheck.net

Sunday, March 24, 2019

The Honor 8X is now receiving the stable Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update  Notebookcheck.net

The Honor 8X was released last year on Android Oreo but is now receiving the stable Pie update. The update weighs in at a humongous 3.14 GB and is one that ...

Android: 5 games news you have to read this week - DroidGamers

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Android: 5 games news you have to read this week  DroidGamers

We round up the five biggest Android games news of the week to help you keep on top of it. There's Auto Chess, Era of Legends, and Durango.

Firefox Send file-sharing service is now an Android app - Digital Trends

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Firefox Send file-sharing service is now an Android app  Digital Trends

Mozilla has just launched Firefox Send as an Android app. The free *service* lets you share files of up 2.5GB via a web link that expires after a certain period of ...

Oi Melbourne, Mobile Myki Is Officially Hitting Android Phones On Thursday - Pedestrian TV

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Oi Melbourne, Mobile Myki Is Officially Hitting Android Phones On Thursday  Pedestrian TV

As of Thursday 28 March, Melbourne commuters will be able to use their Android smartphones to tap on and off of public transport.

Google Maps For Android Is Allowing Some Users To Add Public Events - PhoneWorld Magazine

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Google Maps For Android Is Allowing Some Users To Add Public Events  PhoneWorld Magazine

Recently, a new feature has been spotted on the Google Maps Help site. There was a page that surfaced yesterday with the details of the process to add a public ...

Sorry, the Galaxy Fold, Mate X will make your Android and iPhone more expensive in 2019 - CNET

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Sorry, the Galaxy Fold, Mate X will make your Android and iPhone more expensive in 2019  CNET

Phone prices are still rising across the board and here's the proof.

[Update: Live on Android, web] Google Voice adds ‘Anonymous Caller ID’ option - 9to5Google

Saturday, March 23, 2019

[Update: Live on Android, web] Google Voice adds ‘Anonymous Caller ID’ option  9to5Google

Google Voice last month began rolling out the Google Material Theme redesign to Android, and expanded VoIP availability. Anonymous Caller ID is now...

FYI: Android Pie finally kills share sheet pain with Pinning - MSPoweruser

Saturday, March 23, 2019

FYI: Android Pie finally kills share sheet pain with Pinning  MSPoweruser

Android is the most used mobile platform on the planet and it has achieved it by being open-source and listening to user feedback. Google has always been on ...

Chrome OS to bring Android VPN support for Linux apps on Chromebooks - About Chromebooks

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Chrome OS to bring Android VPN support for Linux apps on Chromebooks  About Chromebooks

Back in February, I noted that the Chromium team was working to add VPN support in Linux containers running on Chromebooks. Now there appears to be a ...

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly - Android Authority

Saturday, March 23, 2019

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly  Android Authority

The 285th Android Apps Weekly is live! This week we talk about Stadia, the upcoming Call of Duty game, and a neat wallpaper app for Galaxy S10 owners along ...

This week in tech history: Android Wear, Twitter and Friendster - Engadget

Saturday, March 23, 2019

This week in tech history: Android Wear, Twitter and Friendster  Engadget

At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come -- that's what This...

You don't need an iPhone to use Apple's AirPods — Here's how to pair them with an Android phone - Business Insider

Saturday, March 23, 2019

You don't need an iPhone to use Apple's AirPods — Here's how to pair them with an Android phone  Business Insider

Apple's AirPods also work with Android devices, although you'll be missing out on some of their best features.

Not so safe: This Android bug allowed hackers to spy on users for over 5 years - Economic Times

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Not so safe: This Android bug allowed hackers to spy on users for over 5 years  Economic Times

The bug could have allowed hackers to gain access to user accounts and spy on them.

These free mobile games on Android and iOS bring fun to spring break, travels - USA TODAY

Saturday, March 23, 2019

These free mobile games on Android and iOS bring fun to spring break, travels  USA TODAY

Columnist Marc Saltzman offers up a trio of mobile games you can use to pass the time on spring break or on a long trip.

Honor 8X global variant receiving Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Honor 8X global variant receiving Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

Earlier this month, Honor released an Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update for the 8X in China. Now the company has begun rolling out this update for the.

Xiaomi is working on two Android One phones that will feature in-display fingerprint readers - Notebookcheck.net

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Xiaomi is working on two Android One phones that will feature in-display fingerprint readers  Notebookcheck.net

References to three new Xiaomi devices have been discovered, with two of them being bonafide Android One phones. We could be looking at the Mi A3, A3 Lite, ...

OnePlus launches OnePlus 3 and 3T closed beta for Android Pie - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com

Friday, March 22, 2019

OnePlus launches OnePlus 3 and 3T closed beta for Android Pie - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

When Android Pie launched, OnePlus promised that the OnePlus 6, 5/5T, and 3/3T would all be updated to the next version of Android. So far, OnePlus has held ...

Here's how to enable “Dark Mode” on your iPhone, Android - Alternative Press

Friday, March 22, 2019

Here's how to enable “Dark Mode” on your iPhone, Android  Alternative Press

If you liked “Dark Mode” for your Facebook, we have good news for you. Now, you can indulge in Twenty Nine-Scene on almost all of your electronic devices.

Redesigned Outlook icon starts rolling out on Android devices - OnMSFT

Friday, March 22, 2019

Redesigned Outlook icon starts rolling out on Android devices  OnMSFT

Microsoft's Outlook app on Android is now getting the same redesigned icon that first appeared on iOS devices earlier this week.

There's A Trick To Speeding Up Your Android Phone - Lifehacker Australia

Friday, March 22, 2019

There's A Trick To Speeding Up Your Android Phone  Lifehacker Australia

Android smartphones are great, but they're not immune to the ravages of time. While scratches or physical wear can be prevented with cases and mindful ...

Firefox Send file-sharing service arrives on Android, too - CNET

Friday, March 22, 2019

Firefox Send file-sharing service arrives on Android, too  CNET

Mozilla's Firefox Send *service* lets you send 1GB files without having to log in. The encrypted files expire automatically, leaving no trace once they're gone, ...

How to Boost Mobile Game Performance and Battery Life on Your Android - Lifehacker

Friday, March 22, 2019

How to Boost Mobile Game Performance and Battery Life on Your Android  Lifehacker

As mobile games get more sophisticated and their graphics get better and beefier, smartphones require higher hardware specs in order for these games to look ...

Google rival wants more details about Google's Android proposal - Reuters

Friday, March 22, 2019

Google rival wants more details about Google's Android proposal  Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Czech search engine Seznam urged Google on Friday to disclose more details about its plan to boost rival search apps in Android ...

Linux Desktop News: Zorin OS 15 Gets New Touch Interface, Android Sync And Native Flatpak Support - Forbes

Friday, March 22, 2019

Linux Desktop News: Zorin OS 15 Gets New Touch Interface, Android Sync And Native Flatpak Support  Forbes

One of the things I love about using Linux is how connected you feel to the community. That's especially true when the actual creator and CEO of a Linux desktop ...

Microsoft details how xCloud will let you play Xbox games on an Android phone - The Verge

Friday, March 22, 2019

Microsoft details how xCloud will let you play Xbox games on an Android phone  The Verge

Google may have stolen the show at this year's Game Developer Conference with its Stadia cloud gaming reveal, but Microsoft is hard at work on its own *service* ...

OnePlus is the Apple of Android software updates - SlashGear

Friday, March 22, 2019

OnePlus is the Apple of Android software updates  SlashGear

Remember back in early 2016 when the OnePlus 3 was first released? Those were heady days - the world was different back then. Now we're nearly 3 years ...

Archos Play Tab is a 21.5 inch Android tablet for tabletop games or something - Liliputing

Friday, March 22, 2019

Archos Play Tab is a 21.5 inch Android tablet for tabletop games or something  Liliputing

French electronics maker Archos was one of the first companies to release an Android tablet… way back when Android was a smartphone-only operating ...

Most IFTTT applets using Gmail will break this month - Android Police

Friday, March 22, 2019

Most IFTTT applets using Gmail will break this month  Android Police

IFTTT is an extremely powerful automation tool that combines hundreds of different online services. You can make your Hue lights flash when your phone... by ...

Apple's video service needs to hit Android & desktop to impact revenue, says Macquarie - AppleInsider

Friday, March 22, 2019

Apple's video service needs to hit Android & desktop to impact revenue, says Macquarie  AppleInsider

Apple's video streaming *service* will be a "large-scale newcomer" to the market, but it needs to come to Android and Smart TVs to move the financial needle, ...

Honor 8X’s EMUI 9 (Android Pie) stable update is rolling out - XDA Developers

Friday, March 22, 2019

Honor 8X’s EMUI 9 (Android Pie) stable update is rolling out  XDA Developers

Honor 8X has started receiving EMUI 9.0.1 update based on Android 9 Pie update for many outside of China, hinting the global release is coming soon.

Firefox Send file transfer app lands on Android: Here’s how it works - VentureBeat

Friday, March 22, 2019

Firefox Send file transfer app lands on Android: Here’s how it works  VentureBeat

Mozilla has finally released its Firefox Send file transfer app for Android, nearly two weeks after officially releasing it for the desktop.

Redmi Y3 gets certified with Android Pie and MIUI 10 - XDA Developers

Friday, March 22, 2019

Redmi Y3 gets certified with Android Pie and MIUI 10  XDA Developers

Xiaomi's selfie-centric Redmi Y2 is likely to get a successor in form of the Redmi Y3 soon, which is likely to run on MIUI 10 based on Android Pie.

Samsung Galaxy A6+ starts getting the One UI with Android Pie update - XDA Developers

Friday, March 22, 2019

Samsung Galaxy A6+ starts getting the One UI with Android Pie update  XDA Developers

The Samsung Galaxy A6+ is the newest addition to the One UI family, as Samsung has begun rolling out its Android Pie update. Read on to know more!

Oxygen OS Android Pie closed beta registration is now open for OnePlus 3/3T - 9to5Google

Friday, March 22, 2019

Oxygen OS Android Pie closed beta registration is now open for OnePlus 3/3T  9to5Google

The closed Android Pie beta for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T is now here, meaning we are a step closer to seeing a full stable release of Oxygen OS 9.

Tencent will optimize its Android games like PUBG Mobile for the Razer Phone and Razer Cortex - XDA Developers

Friday, March 22, 2019

Tencent will optimize its Android games like PUBG Mobile for the Razer Phone and Razer Cortex  XDA Developers

Tencent and Razer have announced a collaboration wherein the two companies will work together to ensure Tencent's software is optimized on Razer's ...

After Android, WhatsApp Business app now available on iOS - Economic Times

Friday, March 22, 2019

After Android, WhatsApp Business app now available on iOS  Economic Times

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook-owned WhatsApp Business, a free-to-download communication tool specifically designed for small businesses, is now available ...

APKGrabber: update Android apps without Google Play - Ghacks Technology News

Thursday, March 21, 2019

APKGrabber: update Android apps without Google Play  Ghacks Technology News

APKGrabber is an application for Google's Android operating system to update installed applications without using Google Play.

Your Facebook Password Isn’t Safe. Neither Is Your Android Phone - WIRED

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Your Facebook Password Isn’t Safe. Neither Is Your Android Phone  WIRED

Tech news you can use, in two minutes or less: Change your Facebook password. Facebook acknowledged a bug that caused hundreds of millions of user ...

After a week with Android Q Beta 1, here are all the little changes we've noticed - Android Police

Thursday, March 21, 2019

After a week with Android Q Beta 1, here are all the little changes we've noticed  Android Police

There are quite a few new features (and some removed functionality) present in the first beta of Android Q — we've documented around 50 major... by Corbin ...

This Giant Ad Fraud Scheme Drained Users' Batteries And Data By Running Hidden Video Ads In Android Apps - BuzzFeed News

Thursday, March 21, 2019

This Giant Ad Fraud Scheme Drained Users' Batteries And Data By Running Hidden Video Ads In Android Apps  BuzzFeed News

A scheme to stealthily run video ads behind banner images drained users' batteries and data while they used popular Android apps.

Android owners are boosting the sales of smartwatch makers, forecast says - Wareable

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Android owners are boosting the sales of smartwatch makers, forecast says  Wareable

The Apple Watch is great smartwatch and is selling gangbusters, but it's only for iPhone owners. Android owners who are looking for a smartwatch have to tur...

How to clear the cache on your Android phone to make it run faster - Business Insider

Thursday, March 21, 2019

How to clear the cache on your Android phone to make it run faster  Business Insider

If you clear the browser and app cache on your Android phone periodically, you could help eliminate performance issues on the device.

Android update - This handy improvement makes Google's software even better - Express

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Android update - This handy improvement makes Google's software even better  Express

ANDROID is set to receive a handy improvement that will make the Google software even better and here's everything new.

AdGuard 3.0 for Android: Redesign, Stealth Mode, Custom Filter Lists - Ghacks Technology News

Thursday, March 21, 2019

AdGuard 3.0 for Android: Redesign, Stealth Mode, Custom Filter Lists  Ghacks Technology News

AdGuard 3.0 is now available. The new version of the popular *content* blocker for Android features a redesigned interface, new stealth mode, support for custom ...

How to Live Stream the NCAA Tournament on your iPhone or Android: March Madness Schedule, App, Watch Online, TV Channels, Start Times - For The Win

Thursday, March 21, 2019

How to Live Stream the NCAA Tournament on your iPhone or Android: March Madness Schedule, App, Watch Online, TV Channels, Start Times  For The Win

Live Stream all the NCAA Tournament action to your iPhone or Android phone or tablet all tournament long.

Vulnerability in Android Instant Apps can be used to steal history, authentication tokens - TechRepublic

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Vulnerability in Android Instant Apps can be used to steal history, authentication tokens  TechRepublic

Google's Instant Apps feature allows you to try apps before installing them, though a vulnerability allows attackers to abuse the feature to steal data.

Android Pie for OnePlus 3/3T being tested in China, global rollout likely very soon - 9to5Google

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Android Pie for OnePlus 3/3T being tested in China, global rollout likely very soon  9to5Google

The Android Pie update for OnePlus 3/3T3T looks set to rollout immenently. The HydrogenOS beta release in China pointing towards a global release very soon.

Google Play Store gets a dedicated tab for gaming events - Android Police

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Google Play Store gets a dedicated tab for gaming events  Android Police

If you play games on your Android device, you may be familiar with gaming "Events," which let you win prizes and rewards. These can be found in the Play Store, ...

Google Maps web starts getting a Material Design makeover - Android Police

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Google Maps web starts getting a Material Design makeover  Android Police

The switch from the older Material Design to the new one, known as MD 2.0 or Material Theme among Android fans, has been a long process. Some apps like...

Can I play Stadia on my Android phone? - Android Central

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Can I play Stadia on my Android phone?  Android Central

As of right now, Google has only mentioned that Stadia will be available on Pixel devices, but that doesn't mean it won't come to more Android phones in the ...

How to access your Android phone's texts and photos in Windows 10 - TechRepublic

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

How to access your Android phone's texts and photos in Windows 10  TechRepublic

You can view photos and text messages from your Android device directly in Windows 10. Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to use the Your Phone ...

An Android Vulnerability Went Unfixed for Over Five Years - WIRED

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

An Android Vulnerability Went Unfixed for Over Five Years  WIRED

With more than 2 billion users, Android has a staggering number of devices to protect. But a "high-severity" bug that went undetected for more than five ...

NBC Sports arrives on Android TV w/ subscription passes, access to dozens of sporting events - 9to5Google

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

NBC Sports arrives on Android TV w/ subscription passes, access to dozens of sporting events  9to5Google

Android TV has been picking up a lot of steam in the industry, but apps are still its sore point. Today, the NBC Sports app has made its official debut on Android ...

Galaxy A8 (2018) starts receiving the Android Pie update in Europe - SamMobile

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Galaxy A8 (2018) starts receiving the Android Pie update in Europe  SamMobile

Samsung is expanding its Android Pie rollout for the Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) to more countries. After Russia and India, the update has now hit the ...

Xiaomi Mi A1 gets support for LineageOS 16 based on Android Pie - XDA Developers

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Xiaomi Mi A1 gets support for LineageOS 16 based on Android Pie  XDA Developers

LineageOS 16 custom ROM based on Android Pie is now available for Xiaomi Mi A1, the Android One smartphone from the company.

Opera’s VPN returns to its Android browser - TechCrunch

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Opera’s VPN returns to its Android browser  TechCrunch

Opera had a couple of tumultuous years behind it, but it looks like the Norwegian browser maker (now in the hands of a Chinese consortium) is finding its stride ...

Source: The Motorola One Vision is an Android One phone with the Exynos 9610 - XDA Developers

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Source: The Motorola One Vision is an Android One phone with the Exynos 9610  XDA Developers

Motorola, unlike other major smartphone brands with widespread name recognition, has yet to release a new flagship smartphone in over 6 months. Even its last ...

3 areas worth watching in Android Q - Computerworld

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

3 areas worth watching in Android Q  Computerworld

Six days into its life, we're still trying to figure out what Android Q is all about — what will come to define this latest Android release and end up having the most ...

Call of Duty Mobile is bringing free-to-play FPS gaming to Android and iOS - 9to5Google

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Call of Duty Mobile is bringing free-to-play FPS gaming to Android and iOS  9to5Google

Call of Duty is coming to Android and iOS in a new title that will bring mobile multipler FPS gaming to fans of the original series.

How to set up emergency location sharing on Android and iOS - The Verge

Monday, March 18, 2019

How to set up emergency location sharing on Android and iOS  The Verge

Both Android and iOS have easy-to-use systems for sharing your location with a friend, family member, or other trusted contact in an emergency.

Android Q beta is available now with new features for Google Pixel - CNET

Monday, March 18, 2019

Android Q beta is available now with new features for Google Pixel  CNET

Google has released the first beta of Android Q, the next version of its popular mobile operating system. Early adopters can get started by enrolling any Pixel ...

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus/LTE-A get LineageOS 16 based on Android Pie - XDA Developers

Monday, March 18, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus/LTE-A get LineageOS 16 based on Android Pie  XDA Developers

Recently launched LineageOS 16 (based on Android Pie) is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A.

Google might be targeting feature phones for its next Android offshoot - 9to5Google

Monday, March 18, 2019

Google might be targeting feature phones for its next Android offshoot  9to5Google

It seems Google may have a new vision for future touchless Android devices, possibly entering direct competition with KaiOS feature phones.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Review: No-Brainer Best Android For Americans And Koreans; Others Have Options - Forbes

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 Review: No-Brainer Best Android For Americans And Koreans; Others Have Options  Forbes

Samsung's Galaxy S10 line of phones are sleek and powerful, and depending on who you are, is either the easy choice for the best Android right now or merely ...

Hands-on: What’s new in Android Q - Ars Technica

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Hands-on: What’s new in Android Q  Ars Technica

The Android Q beta is now live, and after playing "spot the differences," we're here to report our findings. For this first preview release, Android Q is mostly a lot of ...

Android Q experimenting with chat head ‘bubbles’ for all notifications, here’s how to enable [Video] - 9to5Google

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Android Q experimenting with chat head ‘bubbles’ for all notifications, here’s how to enable [Video]  9to5Google

Early last year, the Google Phone app introduced a chat head notification for quick in-call controls. In Android Q, Google is working on a "bubble."

Everyone’s favorite farming game is now on Android - The Verge

Friday, March 15, 2019

Everyone’s favorite farming game is now on Android  The Verge

Stardew Valley, the laid back farming RPG that was originally released for Windows PCs back in 2016, is now available on Android. Until now, the game's ...

Android Q: What you need to know about the new Android OS and how to get it - Evening Standard

Friday, March 15, 2019

Android Q: What you need to know about the new Android OS and how to get it  Evening Standard

Sure, there's a major phone release right around the corner from Huawei but this week it's all about the new mobile operating software updates. Apple has ...

Walmart is planning to launch its own low-cost Android tablet - The Verge

Friday, March 15, 2019

Walmart is planning to launch its own low-cost Android tablet  The Verge

Walmart is planning to release an inexpensive tablet under its in-house ONN brand, a spokesperson has confirmed. The report claims the device will be ...

[Update: Calendar events] Android Q Beta 1: Always-on Display adds current song, tweaks travel ETAs, battery - 9to5Google

Friday, March 15, 2019

[Update: Calendar events] Android Q Beta 1: Always-on Display adds current song, tweaks travel ETAs, battery  9to5Google

Every Android release in recent years has iterated on the Ambient Display, with Android Q today making a handful of tweaks. Currently playing media is now ...

How to make your Android phone look like a Windows phone - Windows Central

Friday, March 15, 2019

How to make your Android phone look like a Windows phone  Windows Central

While many Microsoft services are available on Android and iOS, the look and feel of Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile is missed by many users.

The best early features of Android Q - The Verge

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The best early features of Android Q  The Verge

Google has released the first beta version of its upcoming Android Q software update. It's still very early, but there are some exciting and helpful changes in this ...

Huawei developed its own Android and Windows replacements in case it’s banned - The Verge

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Huawei developed its own Android and Windows replacements in case it’s banned  The Verge

Huawei has developed its own proprietary operating systems, and it's ready to implement them in case its US legal battle leads to a ban on the export of ...

Microsoft announces Xbox Live for any iOS or Android game - The Verge

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Microsoft announces Xbox Live for any iOS or Android game  The Verge

Microsoft is bringing its popular Xbox Live *service* to iOS and Android devices. The software giant will allow any game developer to implement features like ...

Microsoft brings Android apps to Windows 10 with new screen mirroring beta - The Verge

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Microsoft brings Android apps to Windows 10 with new screen mirroring beta  The Verge

Microsoft is starting to test updates to its Your Phone app for Windows 10 this week, allowing Android users to mirror a phone screen directly to a PC. The “phone ...

[Update: Maybe on Wednesday] The Android Q Beta is likely launching in just a few hours - Android Police

Monday, March 11, 2019

[Update: Maybe on Wednesday] The Android Q Beta is likely launching in just a few hours  Android Police

Unfortunately, March 11th has come and gone without any Android Q Beta releases from Google. Our apologies for getting your hopes up. However, it looks like ...

Slack is rolling out a dark mode to iOS and Android beta users - The Verge

Saturday, March 09, 2019

Slack is rolling out a dark mode to iOS and Android beta users  The Verge

Workplace collaboration app Slack is starting to test a dark mode for users, joining others, like the mail app for Windows 10 and Facebook Messenger. It's not ...

Android 101: how to organize your home screen - The Verge

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Android 101: how to organize your home screen  The Verge

There are essentially two steps to making sense of all of those Android apps: find a way to organize them (and there are a variety of ways, depending on what ...

Google gives Android developers new tools to make money from users who won’t pay - TechCrunch

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Google gives Android developers new tools to make money from users who won’t pay  TechCrunch

Google today is introducing a new way for Android developers to generate revenue from their mobile applications. And no, it's not subscription-related. Instead ...

Smart Compose for Gmail is now available on all Android devices - The Verge

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Smart Compose for Gmail is now available on all Android devices  The Verge

Smart Compose is a useful Gmail feature that's arriving on all Android devices starting today. By following your writing patterns and language used, Gmail can ...

Some major Android apps are still sending data directly to Facebook - The Verge

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Some major Android apps are still sending data directly to Facebook  The Verge

Major Android mobile apps from companies including Yelp and Duolingo send data that could be used to personally identify you for ad tracking straight to ...

How to use Android Pie’s search bar to control your phone’s settings - The Verge

Monday, March 04, 2019

How to use Android Pie’s search bar to control your phone’s settings  The Verge

When Android 9 Pie was introduced last year, it brought with it a new feature called Slices, which would allow features from third-party apps to exist within the ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 Review: The New Best Android Phone - WIRED

Monday, March 04, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 Review: The New Best Android Phone  WIRED

Samsung's big 2019 flagship Android phones deliver in more ways than you'd think.

LineageOS update brings Android Pie to older phones - Engadget

Sunday, March 03, 2019

LineageOS update brings Android Pie to older phones  Engadget

LineageOS (and its ancestor CyanogenMod) has a history of breathing new life into old Android devices, and that's truer than ever in 2019. The developers have ...

Android can now wake you with YouTube Music or Pandora - The Verge

Friday, March 01, 2019

Android can now wake you with YouTube Music or Pandora  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 ...

The Punkt MP02 is Android minimalism at its finest - The Verge

Friday, March 01, 2019

The Punkt MP02 is Android minimalism at its finest  The Verge

It's not every day that a tech CEO throws his phone down on the ground before my feet, so when that happened with Punkt's Petter Neby this week at MWC, it's ...

Google has helped 300,000 Android developers fix security vulnerabilities in over 1 million apps - VentureBeat

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Google has helped 300,000 Android developers fix security vulnerabilities in over 1 million apps  VentureBeat

Google's Application Security Improvement Program has helped more than 300000 developers fix more than 1 million apps on Google Play in five years.

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

Monday, February 25, 2019

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

Google Assistant is sliding into the Android Messages app - Engadget

Monday, February 25, 2019

Google Assistant is sliding into the Android Messages app  Engadget

Google is continuing its mission to put Assistant everywhere and it's not just trying to stuff its digital helper in various hardware, but in more apps as well....

Android is (unofficially) coming to the Nintendo Switch - Engadget

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Android is (unofficially) coming to the Nintendo Switch  Engadget

Ever since the Nintendo Switch launched, there's been a lingering question: can it run Android? It's a reasonably powerful ARM-based tablet, after all. Two years ...

10 Best Android Phone Deals This Weekend (2019) - WIRED

Saturday, February 23, 2019

10 Best Android Phone Deals This Weekend (2019)  WIRED

The Galaxy S10 isn't the only smartphone to consider. A lot of great devices are on sale this week.