Android News

Here's a list of phones that will get Android Oreo this year

As always, the make and model dictate how long you'll be playing the waiting game.<p>Android Oreo is here -- or, at least, it will be soon. Google's new mobile operating system got its official name yesterday, meaning it's just a matter of time before it rolls out to your phone.<p>How much time? That's …

Google Nexus

Anker’s Nebula Mars portable projector is the perfect display for the NES Classic

A well-made, Android-based entertainment system you can take with you<p>If you, like me, spend a lot of time shouldering the nagging anxiety of an ever-depleting phone battery, you’ve probably heard of Anker. The company, a Chinese accessory maker that’s grown into a consumer electronics juggernaut …

Gear & Gadgets

How Apple machine learning is different from Android ML

From a note to subscribers posted Tuesday by Loup Ventures’ Gene Munster:<p>Google provides developers with TensorFlow compiling tools that make it easy …

Machine Learning

Bits & Bytes | Amazon's Private Labels, Why Fashion Loves Android Wear

This week, how Amazon's private label brands are fuelling its business, while brands cranking out new Android Wear devices are as far from typical electronics companies as one can get.<p><b>Amazon’s Private Label Business is Booming Thanks to Device Sales, Expanded Fashion Lines</b> <i>(TechCrunch)</i><br>"Amazon has …

Android Wear

Google announces Android Oreo

During today’s solar eclipse, at an event in Manhattan complete with the unveiling of a cookie themed statue, Google officially announced that …

Google

Google's Dave Burke teases limited edition Android-themed Oreos

While most Android users were excited for Oreo because of the update’s new features and enhancements, we here at <i>MobileSyrup</i> couldn’t wait for 8.0 for …

Limited Edition

How Oreo is better than Nougat: Introduction

In general any new software release should be “better” than its predecessor, and while sadly this isn’t always the case (I’m looking at you Windows 8.x), it is generally true. So, as you would expect, Android 8.0 Oreo is better than Android 7.0 Nougat, but <i>how</i> exactly is it better? Let me …

Android Nougat

Lamborghini’s luxury Android phone is definitely not worth $2,450

I understand people's phone choices say something about their personalities, so what does the luxury Lamborghini phone say about the person who uses it? They're glamorous? They enjoy leather? They value luxury, maybe? I can't say, nor can I even guess, because I doubt I'll ever see someone with …

Android Nougat

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Travellite, Contacts

ravelliteEvery week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. …

Android Apps

Your next work laptop could run Android apps

Google wants you to use a Chromebook at work.<p>The company just announced a new enterprise version of Chrome OS that will make it much easier for businesses to use Chromebooks.<p>Chrome Enterprise, which will cost companies $50 a year for each device, adds a suite of business-focused features on top of …

Google

Will Android 2.0 revolutionize the healthcare wearable industry?

When we talk about the wearables and healthcare industry together, a round of feelings begins to move like any picture frame. While on one side the benefits they offer, on another the level of dependency which can be seen these days.<p>If you are the one planning to/have come with a healthcare …

Android Wear

What Happened to Wearables?

The once-hyped wearable tech market has struggled to find its footing. What worked, what didn’t and what’s next?<p><b>SAN FRANCISCO, United States</b> — It sure felt like a death knell.<p>For years, chip-maker Intel courted the fashion industry as part of a wider push to make wearable technology a <i>thing</i>. But in …

Wearable Tech

Android O features you'll love: Background execution limits

Android O keeps apps under control when you're not actively using them.<p>Your Android phone will let you do many things at once, even though all of …

Android Nougat

How do I copy contacts between my phone, SIM Card or SD card on my Samsung smartphone device?

The below steps will show you how to change where you store your contacts <b>within</b> your device (device storage, SIM or SD card).<p>If you are looking for …

Android Nougat

Malicious code on replacement screens may attack your Android phone

Need to fix your phone up with new parts? Be wary of where those parts come from.<p>Researchers at Ben-Guion University of the Negev have been able to …

Android Phones

Android Oreo day: Mountain View statue, promo video, actual Android Oreos

Today, in conjunction with the solar eclipse, Google unveiled that Android 8.0 would be called Oreo at an event in New York City. On the other side of the U.S., Google also unveiled the official Oreo superhero bugdroid statue that will live at the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California…<p>…

Google

How to switch from Android to iPhone

iPhone sales regularly exceed analysts’ expectations, and millions of people who are purchasing an Apple smartphone for the first time are switching …

Apple

Google's new mobile OS named Android Oreo

The software has followed the unusual naming convention since its third release, Cupcake, in 2009.<p>Since then, Google has dubbed software releases:<p>:: …

UK News

The LTE Apple Watch: Wasn’t Android there before?

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTEWhy should the Apple Watch succeed where Android devices have failed before?In my previous posts I discussed the …

Android Wear

Sony’s good vibrations

The A1 series TV leads with its design. When you look straight on, not only are there no speakers, but you can’t see the stand. It’s as if the TV is …

Android TV

Motorola Moto 360 Sport Gets Android Wear 2.0

Owners of Motorola Moto 360 Sport will be pleased to know that Motorola has now released a new software update for the handset.<p>The software update …

Android Phones

Google to Serve Next Version of Android as ‘Oreo’

San Francisco (AP) -- An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a delectable name. The next version will be known as Oreo, …

Business

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

Welcome to the 205th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week:<p>Google is apparently working on a light search app. The app should use less data than its full counterpart. We’re all but certain the app is for emerging markets. Those places still have slower, more …

Apps

Xiaomi to release a stock-Android powered smartphone?

Google introduced its Android One devices in 2014, a range of smartphones targeted at emerging markets to deliver a stock Android experience in a cost-effective package. These have been built by a number of manufacturers including Micromax, Karbonn, and Spice, and now, it looks like Xiaomi might be …

Xiaomi

Oreo may be the latest flavor of Android, but most users are still stuck with Marshmallow or something older

You may have missed it while watching the solar eclipse, but Google released a new version of the Android operating system on Monday. Code-named "Oreo," the latest version replaces Android Nougat, which Google released last year. Given that there are more than 2 billion active Android devices …

Android Nougat

Of course there are actual Android Oreos

Google surprised exactly no one when it confirmed the long-rumored name for the next version of Android: Oreo.<p>Now we know the name will extend not just to Google's Software but to the cookies themselves.<p>Oreo has made a line of specially-branded Android cookies, which bear the robot mascot on one …

Technology

More Chromebooks get Google Play, Night Light hits Chrome OS dev channel

Back in January, Google announced that all Chromebooks launched in 2017 and onwards will support Android apps. A few months ago, a total of 16 new Chromebook models received access to the Play Store but only in the Chrome OS Beta Channel.<p>Now, four models have gained support for Android apps on the …

Google

Nokia 8 Up For Pre-order In Europe

The new Nokia 8 smartphone was made official last week and now the handset is available to pre-order in Europe.<p>The Nokia 8 is now available to …

Nokia

Hands on with the Essential smartphone

Naming the "Essential" smartphone just that comes off as something of a dare, an insinuation that this new Android handset somehow is more essential …

Australian News

Coolpad Cool Play 6 first impressions: A dual camera smartphone with 6 GB RAM at a budget price

Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad has just launched its latest smartphone, the <b>Coolpad Cool Play 6</b>, at an event in Dubai for the Indian market. The …

Android Nougat