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Nokia 6 starts receiving its Android Pie update - XDA Developers

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Nokia 6 starts receiving its Android Pie update  XDA Developers

HMD Global has begun rolling out the stable Android Pie update for the Nokia 6 that was launched in 2017 with Android 7.0 Nougat. Read on to know more!

Android Enterprise Recommended Adds Managed Service Providers - Computer Business Review

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Android Enterprise Recommended Adds Managed Service Providers  Computer Business Review

“With this program, we're recognizing partners who provide the most comprehensive technical solutions.” Google is expanding its Android Enterprise ...

Opera for Android can now block ads per site in two taps - SlashGear

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Opera for Android can now block ads per site in two taps  SlashGear

There used to be a time when users had to resort to third-party solutions in order to keep Internet ads at bay. These days, much to the dismay of some.

Qualcomm QM215 SoC currently under development for Android Go phones - Notebookcheck.net

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Qualcomm QM215 SoC currently under development for Android Go phones  Notebookcheck.net

Qualcomm looks to be developing a new entry-level SoC for entry-level Android Go smartphones. References to the new QM215 SoC have been spotted in ...

How to Use Apple Music on Android - Mac Rumors

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

How to Use Apple Music on Android  Mac Rumors

Apple Music isn't limited to owners of Apple devices – you can also subscribe to the streaming *service* on Android phones and tablets, and enjoy...

Dark mode in Chrome for Android and WebView will also darken web pages - 9to5Google

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Dark mode in Chrome for Android and WebView will also darken web pages  9to5Google

A new code change indicates that Google Chrome for Android will recolor web pages themselves when using Chrome's upcoming dark mode.

[Update: Widely available] Gmail for Android revamped with Google Material Theme - 9to5Google

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

[Update: Widely available] Gmail for Android revamped with Google Material Theme  9to5Google

Back at Cloud Next 2018 in July, Google previewed the Material Theme for Gmail on mobile. This Gmail Android iOS Google Material Theme...

YouPorn Gets A New 'Mobile-Like' App for Android, iOS - PCMag

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

YouPorn Gets A New 'Mobile-Like' App for Android, iOS  PCMag

Accessing YouPorn on a smartphone is going to get a little easier. The adult video-sharing site has launched a mobile app for iOS and Android. But there's a ...

Popular Android apps track users and violate Google's policies - FutureFive New Zealand

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Popular Android apps track users and violate Google's policies  FutureFive New Zealand

Google has reportedly taken action against some of the violators. Advertising, Google Play, Android, Google.

Nokia 6 (TA-1003) started receiving the Android 9 Pie update *UPDATE* - Nokiamob

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Nokia 6 (TA-1003) started receiving the Android 9 Pie update *UPDATE*  Nokiamob

The very first smartphone that announced the comeback of Nokia into the business, Nokia 6 (2017), started receiving the Android 9 Pie update.

Google plans for gaming conference news stoke streaming-service fires - Android Police

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Google plans for gaming conference news stoke streaming-service fires  Android Police

Several news outlets are reporting receiving invitations from Google for an announcement set to take place at the 2019 GDC (Game Developer Conference)... by ...

Hands-on: YouTube Music on Android Auto offers easy in-car access w/ excellent ‘Recommended’ screen - 9to5Google

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Hands-on: YouTube Music on Android Auto offers easy in-car access w/ excellent ‘Recommended’ screen  9to5Google

Android Auto is becoming a selling point for cars nowadays, and to that end, it can definitely make or break what music *service* you use. Mind-bogglingly, Google ...

Why Android Enforcement Action Is Potentially Counterproductive and Unlikely to Succeed - Disruptive Competition Project

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Why Android Enforcement Action Is Potentially Counterproductive and Unlikely to Succeed  Disruptive Competition Project

A new paper examines factors guiding U.S. antitrust enforcers exercising prosecutorial discretion, applying it to a hypothetical challenge to the Android OS.

We’ve never shared customer data with the Chinese government, says Huawei - Android Authority

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

We’ve never shared customer data with the Chinese government, says Huawei  Android Authority

Huawei also said its products don't have backdoors for the Chinese government. The main concern is that China discreetly gathers customer data from Huawei ...

Google's .dev domains now available for a cool $11k, sensible pricing due later this month - Android Police

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Google's .dev domains now available for a cool $11k, sensible pricing due later this month  Android Police

Google has introduced a few top-level domains over the years, including .google, .apps, and even .lol. Last year, the company announced the .dev TLD, ...

A developer is working on turning a Nintendo Switch into an Android tablet - XDA Developers

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

A developer is working on turning a Nintendo Switch into an Android tablet  XDA Developers

The Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's latest console/handheld, and it's doing really well for itself in terms of sales and appeal. It also marks a change in attitude from ...

This new Android phone might last a week on a single charge - BGR

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

This new Android phone might last a week on a single charge  BGR

With each new generation of smartphones, we want better battery life and faster battery charging... and we're seldom satisfied. This is in spite of the fact that ...

Free Marana Parks and Rec. app now available for iPhone and Android - Tucson News Now

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Free Marana Parks and Rec. app now available for iPhone and Android  Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Marana residents can now carry Marana Parks and Recreation services around with them in the palm of their hand. The Town ...

Google announces expansion of its Android Enterprise Recommended program - Android Authority

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Google announces expansion of its Android Enterprise Recommended program  Android Authority

Google has announced the expansion of its Android Enterprise Recommended program to include Managed *Service* Providers (MSPs) and companies with ...

Honor 8X vs. Moto G7: Which should you buy? - Android Central

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Honor 8X vs. Moto G7: Which should you buy?  Android Central

Honor has carved out a name for itself in the budget segment over the last three years, but the Moto G series continues to define this category.

Alldocube X Android Tablet Quick Look: Low-Cost OLED - AnandTech

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Alldocube X Android Tablet Quick Look: Low-Cost OLED  AnandTech

Back in August we first talked about the Alldocube X tablet, launching with Android 8.1. The company sent us one to check out, so I've run some tests on it to kick ...

Hands-on: Razer Phone 2 gets Android 9 Pie starting next week, here’s a sneak peek - 9to5Google

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Hands-on: Razer Phone 2 gets Android 9 Pie starting next week, here’s a sneak peek  9to5Google

Android 9 Pie's rollout was pretty slow for a while, but as 2019 goes on it's finally picking up some steam. Next week, Razer will be added to the list of OEMs with ...

Opera for Android 50 Brings Improved Ad Blocker, Fast Scroller, Picture-in-Picture, and More - Gadgets 360

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Opera for Android 50 Brings Improved Ad Blocker, Fast Scroller, Picture-in-Picture, and More  Gadgets 360

Opera has rolled out a new update for its browser on Android, which brings the version to 50 and with it, we also get a host of new features. Some of the new ...

Would you still use Google Assistant even if it had ads? - Android Central

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Would you still use Google Assistant even if it had ads?  Android Central

A Google Assistant user recently saw an advertisement while using the Google Assistant. While Google said this isn't widely coming to all users, would it impact ...

11 things you need to know in tech today - Android Authority

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

11 things you need to know in tech today  Android Authority

Today's tech news focuses on Huawei's aggressive Apple-copying allegations and bonuses for spying employees, the P30 is named, Samsung S10 leaks ...

Qualcomm's new X55 modem will make 5G phones thinner and more widely available... in 2020 - Android Police

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Qualcomm's new X55 modem will make 5G phones thinner and more widely available... in 2020  Android Police

While the first 5G smartphones won't even be on the market for months, Qualcomm isn't wasting any time announcing its next-generation 5G modem (yes, ...

How to Install Google Camera Mod on Any Android Phone - Beebom

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

How to Install Google Camera Mod on Any Android Phone  Beebom

Smartphone cameras have come a long way in the last few years, and even budget smartphones these days have cameras that are pretty good. However ...

Qualcomm QM215 to challenge MediaTek in Android Go market - SlashGear

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Qualcomm QM215 to challenge MediaTek in Android Go market  SlashGear

Qualcomm may have the lion's share of the mobile CPU market, its reign is anything but secure. Samsung and Huawei have proven up to the task and Apple ...

Samsung's Android browser gets major updates, OneUI design flair - Memeburn

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Samsung's Android browser gets major updates, OneUI design flair  Memeburn

Samsung Internet Beta, the Korean company's mobile browser, is getting a slew of updates, it announced on Tuesday. "Along with updating our engine to.

Android Q may change the back button to a gesture - The Verge

Monday, February 18, 2019

Android Q may change the back button to a gesture  The Verge

Android's back button might be going away entirely. It could be replaced with a quick swipe to the left starting from the home button. XDA has also seen that ...

Sony video teases 'new perspective' 21:9 screens for MWC - Android Police

Monday, February 18, 2019

Sony video teases 'new perspective' 21:9 screens for MWC  Android Police

Renders of Sony's forthcoming ultra-tall phones, expected to be called the Sony Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus, leaked last week. The company hasn't... by Taylor ...

New Chrome OS bug causes high CPU usage every time you check CPU usage, understands irony - Android Police

Monday, February 18, 2019

New Chrome OS bug causes high CPU usage every time you check CPU usage, understands irony  Android Police

Early adopters are used to dealing with bugs (or they should be), but once in a while a hidden problem can trickle down into stable, though rarely are... by Ryne ...

Android Pie update rolling out to unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ in US w/ January 2019 security patch - 9to5Google

Monday, February 18, 2019

Android Pie update rolling out to unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ in US w/ January 2019 security patch  9to5Google

Unlocked Galaxy S9 users in the US can now get Android Pie, with the update heading out to devices right now. The update comes with the January 2019 patch.

Stardew Valley is coming to Android soon, Google Play pre-registration now open - 9to5Google

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Stardew Valley is coming to Android soon, Google Play pre-registration now open  9to5Google

Stardew Valley turned out to be a massive hit on PC when it launched a little under two years ago. Now, following an iOS release last year, Stardew Valley is ...

Sunday's top deals: mixed reality headsets, network-attached storage, and more! - Android Central

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Sunday's top deals: mixed reality headsets, network-attached storage, and more!  Android Central

Looking for the best deals you can shop today? We've rounded them up right here, so don't miss out.

17 best new Android games released this week including Rebel Inc, RWBY Deckbuilding Game, and Linn: Path of Orchards - Android Police

Sunday, February 17, 2019

17 best new Android games released this week including Rebel Inc, RWBY Deckbuilding Game, and Linn: Path of Orchards  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. This week I have... by ...

WhatsApp may soon test sorting status updates by relevance on Android - XDA Developers

Saturday, February 16, 2019

WhatsApp may soon test sorting status updates by relevance on Android  XDA Developers

WhatsApp is experimenting with sorting status updates by relevance on iPhones, with plans to test it on Android as well in the future. Read on to know more!

It turns out we needed the notch more than we thought - Android Central

Saturday, February 16, 2019

It turns out we needed the notch more than we thought  Android Central

I'm not a big fan of the notch, but I'm not mad at its existence. Here's why you shouldn't be so quick to call it pointless.

For some people, their phone is the only computer they need - Android Central

Saturday, February 16, 2019

For some people, their phone is the only computer they need  Android Central

It's not as crazy as it sounds, thanks to the right apps and services ... and those gigantic displays.

Android Circuit: Galaxy S10 To Launch February 20th, On Sale Early March, Here Are The New Features - Forbes

Friday, February 15, 2019

Android Circuit: Galaxy S10 To Launch February 20th, On Sale Early March, Here Are The New Features  Forbes

This week's Android Circuit includes all the latest details of the Galaxy S10 from pricing and specs to pre-order and release dates, Nokia 9 penta-lens details, the ...

The Best Free Password Managers for 2019 - PCMag.com

Friday, February 15, 2019

The Best Free Password Managers for 2019  PCMag.com

A password like '123456' may be easy to remember, but it's also equally easy to guess or hack. These are the best free password managers that can help you ...

Leak reveals another exciting new foldable Android phone you can’t buy - BGR

Friday, February 15, 2019

Leak reveals another exciting new foldable Android phone you can’t buy  BGR

Samsung's Galaxy F (seen in the unofficial render above) may turn out to be the first decent foldable phone that you'll find in stores this year, but the Korean ...

Android 9 Pie now rolling out on Motorola G6, G6 Play, and Z3 Play in Brazil - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Android 9 Pie now rolling out on Motorola G6, G6 Play, and Z3 Play in Brazil - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

The latest devices to get Android 9 Pie are three smartphones from Motorola. The Moto G6, Moto G6 Play, and Moto Z3 Play are all now receiving the Android...

Poll: Is Your Phone on Android Pie Yet? - Droid Life

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Poll: Is Your Phone on Android Pie Yet?  Droid Life

How many phones are running Android Pie? What's the adoption rate? Is Samsung getting better at updates? Is Project Treble working? Let's find out in this poll.

Google Is Bringing Android's Best Feature to the iPhone - Popular Mechanics

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Google Is Bringing Android's Best Feature to the iPhone  Popular Mechanics

There are fewer dealbreaking differences between Android and iOS than ever, but this is one of them.

Samsung One UI (Android 9 Pie) review: Samsung's best software yet - Android Central

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Samsung One UI (Android 9 Pie) review: Samsung's best software yet  Android Central

Samsung's Android 9 Pie release, with the new One UI interface and features, is something every Samsung phone owner should look forward to.

Xiaomi Mi 9 with 48MP camera will be unveiled at MWC - Android Central

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Xiaomi Mi 9 with 48MP camera will be unveiled at MWC  Android Central

Xiaomi had a relatively modest start to 2019, but that's set to change soon. The Chinese manufacturer is set to unveil the Mi 9 on February 24 at Mobile World ...

Pocophone F1 international giveaway! - Android Authority

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Pocophone F1 international giveaway!  Android Authority

This week we're giving away a brand new Pocophone F1! Enter this week's Sunday giveaway for your chance to win.

iMessage for Android is the messaging solution we need, not the one we want - Android Central

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

iMessage for Android is the messaging solution we need, not the one we want  Android Central

Some Android users claim they want an official iMessage app to fix their messaging woes.

How to change notification settings on Galaxy Phones in One UI (Android Pie) - Android Central

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

How to change notification settings on Galaxy Phones in One UI (Android Pie)  Android Central

Notifications are important, and with Android Pie and the OneUI update Samsung has given to its latest phones, you have a host of ways to customize them.

Google admits that Android Things are only smart speakers and displays - Engadget

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Google admits that Android Things are only smart speakers and displays  Engadget

When we first heard about Google's Android Things platform in 2016 (and even earlier when it was Project Brillo) the idea was that it could bring additional int...

Microsoft’s Azure Maps now has an Android SDK - XDA Developers

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Microsoft’s Azure Maps now has an Android SDK  XDA Developers

The latest announcement from Microsoft tells us that mobile developers now have access to an Android SDK for their Azure Maps *service*.

New Feature Coming For Chromebooks That Could Change How You Install Android Apps - Chrome Unboxed

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

New Feature Coming For Chromebooks That Could Change How You Install Android Apps  Chrome Unboxed

As it stands right now, side-loading Android apps on your Chromebooks is a bit difficult and leaves your device open to malware and security risks. A change ...

Samsung's Android browser hits 1 billion downloads, more than Firefox and Opera combined - Android Police

Monday, February 11, 2019

Samsung's Android browser hits 1 billion downloads, more than Firefox and Opera combined  Android Police

Samsung's mobile internet browser, if you ask its users, is pretty great. A lot of folks even say it's better than Chrome. That appreciation has... by Taylor Kerns in ...

3 best Android phones you should consider buying in early 2019 - Windows Central

Monday, February 11, 2019

3 best Android phones you should consider buying in early 2019  Windows Central

We all need smartphones but choosing which one to use in 2019 is harder than ever. Here's what I'm using right now, and a few others I recommend — and ...

Pushbullet gets major Android app update w/ Material Design, dark mode, more - 9to5Google

Monday, February 11, 2019

Pushbullet gets major Android app update w/ Material Design, dark mode, more  9to5Google

Pushbullet has been a powerful app on Android for years now, and today it's getting its first major update in quite a while. Pushbullet is adding a new Material ...

Android Q: The top features we know about so far (Updated Feb. 11) - Android Authority

Monday, February 11, 2019

Android Q: The top features we know about so far (Updated Feb. 11)  Android Authority

Update, February 1, 2019 (01:14 PM ET): We've updated the Android Q hub with some new information about Dynamic Android and Android On Tap, features ...

Android phones can be hacked remotely by viewing malicious PNG image - CSO Online

Monday, February 11, 2019

Android phones can be hacked remotely by viewing malicious PNG image  CSO Online

Your Android could be pwned by simply viewing an innocent-looking image – be it from browsing the internet or an image received via text – according to the ...

Opera’s Android VPN returns as a built-in browser feature - The Verge

Friday, February 08, 2019

Opera’s Android VPN returns as a built-in browser feature  The Verge

Opera is building a free VPN directly into its Android browser. Using the feature will make it harder for websites or ISPs to track your internet usage, and Opera ...

PNG Android Hackers | Komando.com - Komando

Friday, February 08, 2019

PNG Android Hackers | Komando.com  Komando

Hackers are using PNG image format to hack into people Android phones and take control.

Chrome OS 72 rolling out w/ Android 9 Pie for more devices, native Google Assistant, browser PiP, more - 9to5Google

Friday, February 08, 2019

Chrome OS 72 rolling out w/ Android 9 Pie for more devices, native Google Assistant, browser PiP, more  9to5Google

Following last year's Google Material Theme and complete launcher redesign aimed at tablets and other touchscreen devices, Chrome OS 72 is rolling out...

Google testing Chrome for Android dark mode in latest beta - 9to5Google

Friday, February 08, 2019

Google testing Chrome for Android dark mode in latest beta  9to5Google

For the past several weeks, Google has been preparing a dark mode for Chrome on Mac and Windows. Chrome 73 begins testing an Android dark mode...

5 ways to tidy up your Android phone, inspired by Marie Kondo - PCWorld

Friday, February 08, 2019

5 ways to tidy up your Android phone, inspired by Marie Kondo  PCWorld

Marie Kondo's "Tidying Up" show on Netflix inspires us to apply her eye for clearing clutter to our Android phones. Here's what we think she would do with an ...

Help! Need VPN recommendations for Android - TechRepublic

Friday, February 08, 2019

Help! Need VPN recommendations for Android  TechRepublic

What VPN would you recommend for an Android user who uses public WiFi quite often and wants to buff up their security?

Google might be building a smartwatch, according to new job listing - Android Police

Friday, February 08, 2019

Google might be building a smartwatch, according to new job listing  Android Police

Ever since Android Wear was first announced, rumors have circulated about Google building its own smartwatch for the platform. Speculation about a... by ...

It's 2019, and a PNG file can pwn your Android smartphone or tablet: Patch me if you can - The Register

Thursday, February 07, 2019

It's 2019, and a PNG file can pwn your Android smartphone or tablet: Patch me if you can  The Register

Google has emitted security fixes for Android that should be installed, should you get the chance, as they can be potentially exploited to hijack devices.

Android Upgrade Report Card: Grading the manufacturers on Pie - Computerworld

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Android Upgrade Report Card: Grading the manufacturers on Pie  Computerworld

Six months after Pie's release, how have Android device-makers done at getting the upgrade into users' hands? The grades are in — and they aren't exactly ...

Snapchat’s Android usage keeps falling but rebuild tests well - TechCrunch

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Snapchat’s Android usage keeps falling but rebuild tests well  TechCrunch

Snap has finally begun publicly testing the engineering overhaul of its slow and buggy Android app that for years has cost Snapchat users. Promising early ...

Pixel phones now let you schedule reboots after an OTA update, pause updates while phone is 'in use' - Android Police

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Pixel phones now let you schedule reboots after an OTA update, pause updates while phone is 'in use'  Android Police

Security updates come every month for Pixel owners, but we don't usually expect any user-facing changes to arrive with them. With the February patches,... by ...

Xbox Live Coming To Nintendo Switch, iOS, And Android, Microsoft Confirms - GameSpot

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Xbox Live Coming To Nintendo Switch, iOS, And Android, Microsoft Confirms  GameSpot

Microsoft plans to expand Xbox Live to other platforms, including Nintendo Switch and mobile. The company says bringing the network to more consoles will ...

Google Assistant is now your multilingual interpreter - Android Police

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Google Assistant is now your multilingual interpreter  Android Police

During CES last month, Google announced its Home speakers and smart displays with Assistant would be capable of becoming virtual interpreters and... by ...

Android Apps for the Deaf: Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier - WIRED

Monday, February 04, 2019

Android Apps for the Deaf: Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier  WIRED

Two new assistive apps coming to Android provide audio boosting and near-real-time text-to-speech translation to the deaf and hard of hearing.

Microsoft preparing to bring Xbox Live to iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch - The Verge

Monday, February 04, 2019

Microsoft preparing to bring Xbox Live to iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch  The Verge

Microsoft is getting ready to release an important software development kit (SDK) that will allow game developers to integrate Xbox Live into any titles that run ...

February 2019 Android Security Update Goes Live for Pixel Devices - Droid Life

Monday, February 04, 2019

February 2019 Android Security Update Goes Live for Pixel Devices  Droid Life

Google just released the February 2019 Android security patch for Pixel devices. It appears that we already have both factory image and OTA files ready to be ...

Galaxy S10 Benchmarks Beat Every Android Phone (But Not iPhone) - Tom's Guide

Monday, February 04, 2019

Galaxy S10 Benchmarks Beat Every Android Phone (But Not iPhone)  Tom's Guide

We just got new Geekbench 4 scores of the incoming Exynos-based Samsung Galaxy S10, thanks to Ice Universe revealing them on Twitter. The quick take: the ...

Android Pie: 30 advanced tips and tricks - Computerworld

Friday, February 01, 2019

Android Pie: 30 advanced tips and tricks  Computerworld

Get the most out of Google's Android 9 software with these easy-to-follow productivity-boosting tips.

The Best Messaging Apps on Android Are Still Worse Than iMessage - Lifehacker

Friday, February 01, 2019

The Best Messaging Apps on Android Are Still Worse Than iMessage  Lifehacker

Messaging on Android is a mess. iPhone users have it easy. iMessage comes preinstalled, and it achieves more than even the best messaging apps on Android ...

Samsung begins US rollout of Android 9 Pie and One UI, but slowly - The Verge

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Samsung begins US rollout of Android 9 Pie and One UI, but slowly  The Verge

Samsung has just begun rolling out a promised update for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ that brings them up to the latest version of Android 9 Pie, and switches ...

Android's stalled revolutions - Computerworld

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Android's stalled revolutions  Computerworld

As we gear up for another big Android release and consider both hopes and clues for the still-mysterious "Q," it's a fine time to remember that flashy new features ...

Fortnite now supports Bluetooth controllers on iPhone and Android - The Verge

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Fortnite now supports Bluetooth controllers on iPhone and Android  The Verge

As part of its latest update, Fortnite now supports Bluetooth controllers for players on both iPhone and Android mobile devices.

Xiaomi announces $90 Android Go budget phone - The Verge

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Xiaomi announces $90 Android Go budget phone  The Verge

Xiaomi announced the launch of its Redmi Go phone today on Twitter, a device that trades a lot of specs for the low price of $90.

Hands-on: Gmail for Android’s Google Material Theme isn’t radical, save for one new feature - 9to5Google

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Hands-on: Gmail for Android’s Google Material Theme isn’t radical, save for one new feature  9to5Google

Last April, Google completely revamped Gmail on the web. Now available on Gmail for Android, this redesign includes the Google Material Theme...

Redmi Go is now official: This is Xiaomi’s Android Go phone - Android Authority

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Redmi Go is now official: This is Xiaomi’s Android Go phone  Android Authority

The Redmi Go has been the subject of leaks already, but Xiaomi has now made it official. Xiaomi announced the phone on Twitter earlier today, posting a picture ...

Which Android skin is this? — pop quiz - Android Authority

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Which Android skin is this? — pop quiz  Android Authority

Your job is to look at the three screenshots next to each question and figure out which Android skin they show. It's a challenging quiz — only smartphone experts ...

Chrome OS Instant Tethering is rolling out to non-Pixel phones - Android Police

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Chrome OS Instant Tethering is rolling out to non-Pixel phones  Android Police

While Chrome OS' offline usability has improved a lot since the platform's early days, there's no denying that an internet connection is still essential... by Rita El ...

Android Q System UI reveals version 10, face recognition dialog, Screen Recording, WPA3, more [APK Insight] - 9to5Google

Friday, January 25, 2019

Android Q System UI reveals version 10, face recognition dialog, Screen Recording, WPA3, more [APK Insight]  9to5Google

Android Q leaked earlier this month and confirmed a number of features like the system-wide dark mode. Our Android Q System UI APK Insight...

Exclusive: Google is working on a Face ID-like feature for Android Q - XDA Developers

Friday, January 25, 2019

Exclusive: Google is working on a Face ID-like feature for Android Q  XDA Developers

While Android smartphones supported fingerprint scanners long before the Apple iPhone did, Android devices are playing catch up when it comes to secure ...

Android Q May Block Background Clipboard Reads, Better Protect Your Media Files, Support Downgrading Apps, and more - XDA Developers

Friday, January 25, 2019

Android Q May Block Background Clipboard Reads, Better Protect Your Media Files, Support Downgrading Apps, and more  XDA Developers

Analysis of a leaked Android Q build shows more privacy upgrades coming to Android: blocking background clipboard reads, better media protection, and more.

The head of Android Auto on how Google will power the car of the near future - The Verge

Friday, January 25, 2019

The head of Android Auto on how Google will power the car of the near future  The Verge

Google has spent the last few years working (somewhat quietly) on an Android-based operating system for cars that doesn't require the use of a smartphone.

Exclusive: Nokia 3.1 Plus and Nokia 5 to get Pie update this week, more to follow (Updated) - Android Authority

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Exclusive: Nokia 3.1 Plus and Nokia 5 to get Pie update this week, more to follow (Updated)  Android Authority

Update, Jan. 23, 2019 (6:14AM ET): A day after confirming its Android Pie roadmap to Android Authority, HMD Global has now shared a handy infographic with ...

Sony’s Android TVs are now picking up Android Oreo update w/ new interface and bug fixes - 9to5Google

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Sony’s Android TVs are now picking up Android Oreo update w/ new interface and bug fixes  9to5Google

Sony is one of the biggest names in Android TV with quite a few different models running on top of Google's platform. Now, several months after it started hitting ...

Android Q will include more ways for carriers to SIM lock your phone - 9to5Google

Monday, January 21, 2019

Android Q will include more ways for carriers to SIM lock your phone  9to5Google

Android Q looks very exciting with dark mode and new permissions, but not all is good, as it will give network carriers new ways to SIM lock your phone.