Tag Archives: ‘Android

Moto E5 Play Android Oreo (Go Edition) Variant With 5.3-Inch 18:9 Display Launched: Price, Specifications

In April 2018, Motorola had launched six new smartphones in its G-series and E-series. The Moto E-series was unveiled to cater to the entry-segment as the new offerings – the Moto E5, Moto E5 Plus, and Moto E5 Play – were positioned below the respective Moto G6 models. While the Moto E5 Play started out as a US exclusive smartphone, it is now launching in European and… Read More »

Nokia 7 Plus Users Get Android P Beta 2, ARCore Support Introduced

At I/O 2018, Google had announced that it would make Android P Developer Previews available to various smartphones this year. Staying true to its promise, the Nokia 7 Plus is now getting the Android P Developer Preview 3 aka Android P Beta 2 release. The Android P Beta 2 software build is available for manual download and install for all Nokia 7 Plus users, and the… Read More »

WhatsApp Beta for Android v2.18.179 Starts Labelling Forwarded Messages

WhatsApp for Android has received a new beta version (2.18.179) that starts labelling messages that you forward to your contacts. There is specifically a ‘Forwarded’ label that will be added to all your forwarded WhatsApp messages. This helps to create a distinction between the forwarded messages and original messages. The label will be added to the forwarded message on both the… Read More »

Redmi Note 5 Pro MIUI 9.5.6 Update Based on Android 8.1 Oreo Announced

Redmi Note 5 Pro looks to be the first smartphone from Xiaomi to get Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5.6. The Chinese handset maker had launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India back in February. The key highlights of the smartphone are the presence of the large 5.99-inch 18:9 display, the selfie-light module, a dual-camera setup, as well as the large 4000mAh… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Android Oreo Update Rollout Paused Due to Unexpected Reboots

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge had started receiving their Android 8.0 Oreo updates a couple of weeks ago, but Samsung is now pausing the rollout as some users are experiencing random reboots. Earlier this month, some users in the UK had reported that the new Android version was available through a software update. The development came shortly after Samsung officially revealed the update schedule for both… Read More »

Meizu Partners Google to Announce Android Go Smartphone Launch

Meizu recently launched its new range of smartphones, Meizu 15, Meizu 15 Plus, and Meizu 15 Lite, with 16:9 displays, in China. All these smartphones run Flyme OS 7, a custom Android ROM with heavy customisations and several proprietary apps and features. However, the company is now announcing a partnership with Google to launch Meizu’s first Android Go-based smartphone. Powered by ExploreadsGlobal Marketing chief at Meizu, Ard Boudeling… Read More »

Moto G6 Series Will Get Only One Major Android Update, No Update for Moto E5 Lineup: Report

Motorola unveiled its latest smartphones in the Moto G and Moto E series earlier this week. The Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6 Play, Moto E5, Moto E5 Plus, and Moto E5 Play will make their way into international markets soon. While the new handsets feature stock Android and other features, they will have a key flaw that may deter some buyers – poor software support. Motorola has reportedly said that… Read More »

Android P Will Have Gesture Controls Similar to iPhone X

While Android P is yet to completely emerge as the Android Oreo successor, it has now been spotted that this new Android version will bring an experience similar to the iPhone X. The experience, which appears to come in the form of gesture navigation, has been revealed by none other Google itself. It could sit alongside support for notch and multi-camera setup that both are aimed to… Read More »

Android P Will Have Gesture Controls Similar to iPhone X

While Android P is yet to completely emerge as the Android Oreo successor, it has now been spotted that this new Android version will bring an experience similar to the iPhone X. The experience, which appears to come in the form of gesture navigation, has been revealed by none other Google itself. It could sit alongside support for notch and multi-camera setup that both are aimed to… Read More »

Google Working on Mid-Range Pixel Smartphone Series With Android Go: Report

Google currently offers only the Pixel range of smartphones that is known for offering flagship specifications at premium price points. But, as per a new report, that is set to change for good. Rumours suggest the Mountain View-based tech giant is looking to launch a new inexpensive mid-range smartphone series that is codenamed Desire. This is of particular interest as HTC’s… Read More »