Category Archives: Android

Android Q beta will roll out to more smartphones than Android Pie beta

The Android Q beta will be rolled out to even more smartphones compared to the Android Pie beta, thanks to Google’s Project Treble. At the I/O developer conference last year, Google made the surprising announcement that the beta for Android Pie, known only as Android P at the time, would be made available on several devices from other manufacturers. Previously,… Read More »

Android 101: how to organize your home screen

If you’ve had an Android phone for any length of time, it’s easy to get used to living with, well, chaos. If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly adding new apps, deciding they’re okay but not great, adding another, and so on. Then, a few months later, as you’re scrolling through your app drawer, you’re surprised to see… Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Update Brings Redesigned Settings Section, Network Usage Info

WhatsApp for Android has received a new beta update that introduces a redesigned ‘Settings’ menu with a slightly different layout and has also brought new icons for a variety of tools. The WhatsApp update is now live for beta testers on the app’s Android version that has the build number v2.19.45. The redesigned ‘Settings’ menu layout and the… Read More »

After 10 years, Android apps are still worse than their iOS counterparts

You probably have a handful (or more) of apps installed on your phone. Apps are a big part of what makes a smartphone “smart,” and whether for business or pleasure, an app store is what keeps a platform alive. Every person who ever owned a Windows phone knows the sting and that it’s true. Even the best smartphone platform will… Read More »

Samsung shares an updated timeline for Android Pie update rollout; highlights changes in One UI

Samsung has just revealed a number of changes to its Android Pie update timeline for its devices. The company shared the new timeline as a new notice on its Samsung Members app. Taking a look at the list, we can see some of the devices getting the update earlier than what the company initially promised. The company also highlighted all… Read More »

Top Food Technology Trends You Will See In 2019

Lana Bandoim Contributor Food & Drink I write about food tech and science. Using artificial intelligence on a smartphone with an augmented reality application for recognizing food. Credit: Getty Royalty FreeGetty From ghost restaurants filled with robots to smart ovens that can read recipes, food technology will continue to evolve in 2019. Automation, robotics and artificial intelligence (AI)… Read More »

Stranger Things 3 Release Date Revealed, Coming July 2019

Stranger Things season 3 now has a release date: July 4, 2019. Netflix revealed the date on New Year’s Eve as everyone was celebrating around the world, using footage from the 1985 edition of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve broadcast, which slowly turned upside down literally, a reference to the alternate dimension of the same name on Stranger… Read More »

Honor 8A Reaches TENAA With 6.08-Inch HD+ Display, Android Pie

Huawei sub-brand Honor is apparently set to add a new model to its budget series. This new model is speculated to be the Honor 8A. While there isn’t any official confirmation around the ongoing development, the Honor 8A has reached China’s TENAA with model numbers JAT-AL00 and JAT-TL00. Separately, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has been spotted with… Read More »

Honor View 20’s screen resolution, Android version revealed

The Honor View 20 will be the successor to the Honor View 10 from last year, as the name implies. It will probably be unveiled on January 22 in Paris, at an event for which the company has already sent out invites. The View 20 is likely to be the brand’s first handset with an in-display selfie camera.… Read More »

EMUI 9 arrives to Chinese Huawei P20-series

Huawei just announced that it started seeding the latest version of its custom UI – EMUI 9 based on Android 9.0 Pie. But for now, it’s only available in China so the international Huawei P20 and P20 Pro owners will have to wait a bit longer. Probably not that much, though. The update brings brand new UI, gesture-based… Read More »