Android Oreo

The Android Authority Podcast is back! Here are four new episodes to celebrate!

If you haven’t heard already, the Android Authority Podcast is back! Today, July 20, we’re releasing four brand new episodes, so load up those podcast players and start listening!<p>We’ll bring all-new episodes out every Friday, covering all the top news, reviews, and features from the past week. …

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How to enable Android P's new dark mode

Android users have been begging Google to add a dark theme, or mode, to the mobile platform for years. With Android Oreo, Google added a dark mode that activated based on the wallpaper you were using. Google then removed the feature, saying it was accidentally released.<p>With Android P, set to be …

Android P

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Launched with Massive 6.9" Display, 5500mAh Battery

Xiaomi has added a new member to its series of colossal phablets with the launch of Mi Max 3 in China today. The smartphone comes with everything …

Mobile Technology

The core features that are keeping you on Android: let’s talk!

Chances are if you’re reading this, you’re an Android fan. You might enjoy when Samsung throws shade at Apple. But part of the existence of being a fan is knowing what the other side is doing, and figuring out if it’s actually tempting.<p>At some point in these considerations, the iPhone and iOS …

Apps

Nokia X5 offers dual cameras and a notch for less

HMD Global, the licensee of the Nokia brand for phones, has announced the Nokia X5, an Android Oreo phone that aims to bring a little Apple iPhone X feel to a midrange device.<p>The 5.86-inch phone uses a notched 1520×720-pixel resolution display giving it a 19:9 screen ratio, similar to what you'd …

Mobile Technology

Android Q+ may use the Vulkan Graphics API to render the UI

The next major version of Android, Android 9, is set to be released next month for multiple devices. Unlike Android Oreo where the main improvements …

Android News

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Smartphone Announced

We have been hearing rumors about the new Xiaomi Mi Max 3 smartphone and now the device is official and we have all the details on this new …

Mobile Technology

Some Samsung users can't edit app permission alerts for Facebook apps

In Android Oreo on Samsung's Galaxy phones, one of the new features included with the update is something called "App Permission Monitor." With this, …

Apps

Nokia X5 launched in China; Price, specifications

X5 comes in three colour variants, namely Night Black, Baltic Sea Blue and Glacier White<p>After days of speculation and delay, HMD Global announced the …

Mobile Technology

Google brings back blob emojis with sticker packs for Android Messages and Gboard

Android Oreo's quickly approaching its one-year anniversary, and while many of its features like picture-in-picture and Autofill have proven to be …

Android News

Xiaomi teases Android One smartphone duo - Mobile World Live

China-based vendor Xiaomi revealed it is preparing to expand its smartphone range with a pair of new models due to be unveiled at an event in Spain …

Mobile Technology

Google revives its blob emoji as sticker packs on Gboard and Android Messages

A year after blobmoji were rudely replaced<p>You’re going to see a lot of emoji today now that the web has declared it the international holiday of celebrating them. But only one set of emoji is worth remotely caring about, and it’s the return of the blobmoji on Google.<p>Yes, technically the blobs live …

Apps

Sony Xperia XZ2's full theme engine ported to older Xperia devices

Sony Xperia XZ2’s full theme engine ported to older Xperia devices<p>The Sony Xperia XZ2‘s theme engine was one of the best available on Android phones. …

Android News

[TA Deals] Start building apps with the discounted Android O Complete Developer Course!

If you want to start learning how to build Android apps, we’ve got a fully featured bundle that will get you started and teach you how to work with …

Android News

Chrome OS’ new Files UI goes live in Canary, ‘Smart Text Selection’ from Android incoming

Google has been slowly solving pain points of Chrome OS for a while now, and integrating new features from Android at the same time. Now, two big changes are incoming.<p>Firstly, the new file app interface we reported on last month is now going live for users. Google first showed off the refreshed …

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Google is resurrecting blob emoji again

Fans of Google's now-dead blob emoji have a reason to be happy today. The company announced that it's resurrecting its cute, flatly designed characters, albeit as a sticker pack for Gboard and Android Messages, as spotted by <i>The Verge</i>. What's the occasion? Well, it's World Emoji Day, of course. This …

Android News

Google has brought back its beautiful blob emoji as an animated sticker pack

Good news for fans of the ill-fated Android blob emoji: Google is bringing a new blob emoji sticker pack to Gboard.<p>The blob emoji were Google’s main …

Android News

Android Oreo's Smart Text Selection is coming to Chromebooks

Android Oreo’s Smart Text Selection is coming to Chromebooks<p>Android Oreo brought a number of changes to Android smartphones, including a huge amount …

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Rollout of the Galaxy S7 Oreo update is yet to be completed

It’s been more than three months since Samsung first released the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The Galaxy S7 is no …

Android News

BlackBerry Keyone gets an Android Oreo invite-only beta release

BlackBerry’s claim to fame with last year’s Keyone was secure software, and while it’s lived up to that promise with quick security updates, the phone fell flat when it came to major updates. Now, Oreo is finally available… in beta<p>Despite the Keyone not really getting the best marks when it comes …

Android News

Project OpenWatch takes first big step: TWRP now available for Kingwear-based smartwatches

When we talk of modularity, we often visualize multiple hardware components working together harmoniously as a single unit. What often gets …

Mobile Development

Awesome Moto G6 Now $40 Off for Prime Day

The Moto G6 is a solid budget phone capable of delivering the performance you need. Now imagine it with built-in Alexa and more storage.<p>That's …

Mobile

Motorola announces Android Go edition of the e 5 Play

Motorola has recently been making a name for itself in the budget smartphone space by providing quality phones at an affordable price point. Moto’s …

Tech Trends

Best cases for the BlackBerry KEY2

BlackBerry breathed new life into the physical keyboard when it launched the KeyOne back at MWC 2017, and it certainly lived up expectations for …

Mobile Technology

Motorola surprises everyone with its first Android Go smartphone

• Motorola announced the Android Go version of the Moto E5 Play.<br>• Interestingly, there are some differences between the regular E5 Play and the Android Go version.<br>• The new E5 Play will launch in Europe and Latin America sometime in July.<p>Motorola announced that the Moto E5 Play will launch in Europe and …

Tech Trends

Motorola is launching an Android Oreo Go version of its E5 Play phone

Motorola only announced its new Moto E5 Play and E5 Plus in April, but this week the company unveiled a new version of that E5 Play that’ll run Android Oreo Go edition. It’ll include fewer pre-installed apps, as well as apps that are optimized to run on devices with less storage. It’s only …

Android News

LG V30+ gets Android Oreo update in India with AI Camera and ThinQ branding

The LG V30 is LG’s 2017 V series flagship. It was announced at IFA 2017 and was launched in a few markets in September. The LG V30+ is a variant of …

Android News

Chrome OS may let you resize picture-in-picture windows for Android apps

Google announced in May that Chrome OS would get picture-in-picture mode for Android apps with the Android P update. The company has been testing the …

Google

Samsung Galaxy J6 - Specs and Features | Samsung India

To Infinity & More<p>Watch video<p>Stunts done under expert supervision, please do not imitate at home<p>Infinity Display<p>See beyond<p>The Infinity Super AMOLED …

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Google responds to months old camera issue after an individual fixed it for them- Technology News, Firstpost

There are a number of flagships that come to the fore when we talk about the best smartphone cameras. One smartphone that usually makes it to that …

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