Tag Archives: ‘Android

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 »

If Android battery life improves in 2020, we can thank iPhone 11

Care to admit it or not, smartphones are the most important devices in our lives. They contain everything: our calls, our messages, our photos, our location, our very electronic essence. It would make sense that these vital instruments are robust, but they often are not. Perform a casual search for “smartphone battery life,” for example, and the results will vary… Read More »

Google’s Focus mode is out of beta on Android 10 and has arrived on Android 9 Pie phones

Focus mode, one of Google’s many features aimed at keeping you from distracting yourself on your phone, is out of beta in Android 10. It actually debuted as a beta within the existing Digital Wellbeing feature when Android 10 launched earlier this year, so no additional downloads are necessary to try it out. Additionally, Focus mode is now… Read More »

Want to ask question in Google Maps on Android? Follow these simple steps

Follow these steps to ask question in Google Maps on Android | Picture for Representation Google Maps is one of the most popular apps for navigation offering a variety of user-friendly features. Google Maps helps to give directions to its users for trips by foot, car, bike or public transportation. So if you are a Google Maps user… Read More »

How to manage your Android lock screen

Google recently announced that it was going to introduce Ambient Mode to Android lock screens, which would display interesting and useful info on your lock screen, effectively turning your phone into a smart display. It may be a while before many Android phones have this capability — as of this writing, only two Lenovo tablets and two Nokia phones are… Read More »

Huawei Beats Google — Offers $220,000 For ‘Zero-Click’ Android Phone Hacks

Huawei has fended off questions about secret backdoors in its smartphone and networking technology for years. Now it’s going to reward hackers for finding them in its Android-based mobile phones and in the process is outdoing Google. In a bug bounty launch last week, Huawei said it would pay up to $220,000 (€200,000) for demonstrating a “critical” weakness in one… Read More »

Google Assistant is giving Android Auto users the silent treatment – what to do

The beauty of Google Assistant is being able to control an Android device without having to touch it. It’s a concept that’s perfectly suited to driving, and Google Assistant integrates neatly with Android Auto for voice-driven in-car control. Or at least that’s the idea. According to a Google Assistant user who got in touch with Android Police, the digital… Read More »

Android Auto standalone app now available for Android 10 users

Google recently integrated Android Auto with the Android 10 operating system, removing the need for a separate app. But this meant that Android 10 users who own a car with a non-compatible head unit would no longer be able to use Android Auto just on their phone, which was possible in the past. So in September, Google promised… Read More »

OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T Get Android 10 Based OxygenOS 10 Update

OnePlus has started rolling out the Android 10-based OxygenOS 10 update for the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T. Taking to the OnePlus forum, Manu J, the Global Product Operations Manager wrote, “We are very excited to announce that we are ready to roll out OxygenOS version 10.0 based on Android 10 for the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T.” According… Read More »