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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Google ‘refocusing’ Android Things for OEMs building smart speakers and displays

February 13, 2019

The Android Things platform finally launched in 2018 after an extensive developer preview period to power third-party Smart Displays and other speakers. Google is now “refocusing” the platform to prioritize OEM partners building that category of smart devices with Assistant built-in. Over the past year, a number of major manufacturers have released Smart Displays and speakers powered by Android Things. Lenovo, JBL, and […]

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Gmail for Android and iOS get a revamp with Google’s Material Theme; roll out begins today

January 30, 2019

Gmail for Android and iOS smartphones has been revamped with Google’s Material Theme offering a more cleaner look for the app. Gmail users on smartphones will get some more features with this update as well. Gmail for Android and iOS gets revamped Google has been on a roll when it comes to updating some of […]

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) surfaces on Geekbench running Android Pie

January 12, 2019

Obviously, Samsung has prioritized its 2018 and 2017 flagships to receive the Android 9.0 Pie updates first but it appears that the company has already baking the Pie for a 2017 midranger, the Galaxy A7 (2017). The evidence is a Geekbench listing of the phone running the latest Google OS. The score sheet doesn’t reveal […]

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Android Q will be easier on your eyes: Thanks to dark mode

January 8, 2019

The Dark Mode is easily one of the most anticipated features amongst the geeks and nerds. Not only does rendering the entire user interface of an operating system makes it look cool, but it also makes for lesser stress on the eyes and, in some cases, reduce power consumption as well. Microsoft recently adopted a […]

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Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017), Galaxy A7 (2017) Start Receiving December 2018 Android Security Patch

December 26, 2018

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) have started receiving new software updates. The new updates are said to bring the December 2018 Android security patch. The security patch reportedly debuted on the Galaxy A5 (2017) before making its way to the Galaxy A3 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017). Notably, the new updates don’t […]

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