Tag Archives: ‘Android

Android R developer preview spotted running on Google Pixel 4

San Francisco, Jan 20 (IANS) With the next edition of Android operating system (OS) reportedly around the corner, a benchmark test has been spotted on Geekbench which indicates that a Google Pixel 4 smartphone was running the upcoming Android R OS — the 11th iteration. Looking at the GeekBench listing itself, there sadly isn”t any real additional info… Read More »

10 Android 10 features to look for when your phone gets updated

Android 10 has already arrived on some phones and tablets, including Samsung’s Galaxy S/Note series, Google Pixel devices, OnePlus phones, and more. As with previous big Android updates, we’ll continue to see a trickle to more models over the coming months. Many of Android 10’s most important changes are under the hood, or aren’t as apparent as a full-on interface… Read More »

What Are Android Apps? Everything You Need To Know

What are Android apps? They’re pieces of software which are usable on an Android operating system. They either comes pre-installed along with Android OS, or you can download and install them after the fact. It all depends on what app and device we’re talking about. When you hear the words “Android applications”, you immediately start to think of smartphone apps. Well,… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 gets one more Android 10 beta update

Last November Samsung revealed that it will begin rolling out stable Android 10-based One UI 2.0 update for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ this month, but two weeks into January and Samsung is still squashing bugs. Last week Samsung rolled out an Android 10 beta update for the S9 duo, and now it is seeding yet another Android 10 beta for the S9 pair. The… Read More »

Samsung One UI 2: From features to functionality, here’s what makes the Android 10-based OS interesting

The last year and a half have seen Samsung up its game in the smartphone market, and one of the biggest contributing factors behind the company’s improved performance has been its move away from the Experience UI. Towards the end of 2018, Samsung overhauled the core code for the user interface of its phones and as a result… Read More »

WhatsApp ending support for devices before Android 4.0.3 or before iOS 9

If you’re still using an old Android smartphone and rely on WhatsApp messaging, you might want to pay attention to this one. The popular Facebook-owned messaging platform has updated its support page to reflect that the app will no longer be supported on Android devices if they are not running at least Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or… Read More »

This week in Android: Pixel 4a leaks, Redmi K30 review, and more!

This week we got our first glimpse of Google’s upcoming Pixel 4a phone, and it looks like it could be a fitting successor to last year’s fantastic Pixel 3a. It features a hole punch selfie cam, a fingerprint sensor, and a single camera setup. We don’t know if it will check off every item on our Pixel 4a wishlist, but it’s likely… Read More »

[Update: AT&T] Galaxy Note 10’s Android 10 update starts hitting the United States

Samsung is way ahead of what we expected with its rollout of Android 10, and today, the update is starting to arrive for the Galaxy Note 10 in the US. Noted by the folks over at Android Police today, it looks like some Note 10 users on Verizon Wireless are getting the Android 10 update on their handsets. It’s unclear at the moment… Read More »

Pornhub sheds light on 2019 Android stats that Google refuses to release

Pornhub has released its annual Year in Review blog, and it contains some noteworthy data about, of all things, Android OS usage statistics, as observed by Android Police. The data is interesting because Google hasn’t updated its own dashboard of how many devices are on each version of Android since May, so for months, there haven’t been any public figures about the current… Read More »

Android 10 update now rolling out to Motorola One Power, Samsung Galaxy M20 and Galaxy M30 in India

It has been three months since Google rolled out Android 10 for its Pixel devices. Since then, a lot of smartphone vendors relying on Android have rolled out the new version. So far, the new Android has only been rolled out to flagship-grade devices but Motorola and Samsung have now started to bring the new Android to more… Read More »