Android

How to remotely track your Android phone

June 16, 2019

If you’ve lost your phone, or want to track a phone that’s signed up to your Google account, there’s an easy way to do it – Google’s Find My Device, which lets you remotely track your Android phone, as well as play a sound on it, lock it, and erase data if you want. This […]

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Huawei Says It Is Readying Possible Hongmeng Software Rollout to Replace Android

June 14, 2019

An executive of China’s Huawei, which has been banned from working with US tech firms, said on Thursday that the telecoms giant is in the process of potentially launching its “Hongmeng” operating system (OS) to replace the US Android OS. Andrew Williamson, vice president of Huawei Technologies’ public affairs and communications, said in an interview that the company will […]

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Google restricts Huawei’s use of Android

May 20, 2019

Google has barred phone maker Huawei from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm. New designs of Huawei smartphones are set to lose access to some Google apps. The move comes after the Trump administration added Huawei to a list of companies that American firms cannot trade with […]

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How to Update WhatsApp for Android and iPhone

May 15, 2019

To make sure that your device is safe from prying eyes and ears, though, you’ll need to make sure that the WhatsApp on your phone is up-to-date. Hopefully, your phone automatically has updated WhatsApp in the background, but since some of us keep automatic app updates disabled, that might not be the case. How to […]

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5 critical features the iPhone needs to keep up with Android

May 6, 2019

If history is any indication, Apple is gearing up to release its new iPhones in September – which will likely include a new triple-lens camera and the ability to wirelessly charge other devices. But there are several other features we want to see in new iPhones moving forward, some of which involve the device’s software, and others […]

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How can Google keep Android from becoming stale without alienating existing users?

May 5, 2019

Google I/O is coming soon, and while it’s about more than Android, most of the news and things you read will be about the smartphone. That’s a given now that computers are things we mostly hold in our hands instead of set on a desk and I/O is a conference about software. I’m going to make […]

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