Android

Samsung Q1 2019 earnings guidance shows profit plunging

April 7, 2019

Samsung had a good run in the past two years, but now is the time to get back to reality. Low demand for memory chips and poor performance of the Galaxy flagships led to the company announcing guidance of around KRW52 trillion in sales (14% down YoY) and only KRW6.2 trillion in operating profit, which […]

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OnePlus launches OnePlus 3 and 3T closed beta for Android Pie

March 23, 2019

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 beta programs and officially released Android Pie for the OnePlus 6 back in September, and the OnePlus 5 and 5T back in December. We are finally seeing progress on the long-awaited Android 9.0 […]

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Android Q Beta 1 quick review: What features does it bring and should you try it on your smartphone

March 19, 2019

Google released the first beta of the next version of Android last week. Called Android Q, the latest version brings a major focus on enhanced data privacy as well as refinements under-the-hood. The beta version is presently available for developers to try out and make their apps compatible with Android Q. However, this isn’t the […]

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Android Q Early Preview Will Come to More Devices Compared to Android 9 Pie: Report

March 11, 2019

Google released the final version of the Android 9 Pie last year and the first phones to get the software update were the Pixels, Nokia 7 Plus, OnePlus 6, some Sony Xperia devices, among others. So far, we have seen several phones from Nokia, OnePlus, Asus, Samsung and others get the latest software. Several media reports […]

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Google puts Assistant into its Android texting app, and it’s pretty cool

February 27, 2019

Google Assistant lives in your home and might have its own button on your phone. Now it’s in your Android Messages texting app, too. I got a hands-on demo of how exactly it works, here at MWC 2019 in Barcelona. Each year at the world’s biggest phone show, Google transforms a concrete passageway between two convention center halls into a colorful outdoor “booth” […]

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Google to Let Preloaded Android Apps Update via Play Store Without Signing In

February 17, 2019

Google is planning to roll-out a functionality that would auto-update preloaded apps via Google Play even when users are not signed into their Google accounts. With this feature, the search engine giant aims to provide a more consistent app experience for users in the coming months, Android Police reported on Friday. Previously, if users were […]

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