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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 »

Google Pixel 3 is the top-ranked single-lens Android on DxOMark

DxOMark has finally published its review of the Google Pixel 3, giving it an overall score of 101, which breaks down into a 103 for photo and 98 for video. This puts the Pixel 3 at a shared fifth spot in the rankings alongside the Apple iPhone XR. The review praises the Pixel 3’s dynamic range, its detail… 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 »

Rome: Total War game arriving on Android in December

Activision released Rome: Total War for PC in 2004 and the strategy has been capturing our hearts since then. Feral Interactive managed to port the game for iPad in 2016, while an iPhone version appeared this summer. Now it’s time for Android to get it and the developers promised a December arrival. David Stephen, Managing Director of Feral… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Reportedly Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update in India

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro ₹ 14,549 is the latest smartphone in the South Korean giant’s portfolio that is receiving the Android 8.1 Oreo update in India. To recall, the Galaxy J7 Pro was launched in the country back in June 2017, and it arrived with Android 7.0 Nougat, which was the popular Android version at that time. As… Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Compact Reportedly Receiving Android Pie Update

In its announcement earlier, Sony had confirmed that the Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Premium]( , Xperia XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZ1, and Xperia XZ1 Compactwill be receiving the Android 9 Pie update in early November. However, the company has reportedly already starting rolling out the update for Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact users. The Android Pie update is over 1GB in size, and… Read More »