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OnePlus starts rolling out Android 10 update for OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro smartphones

Google, earlier this month, rolled out Android 10. At the time, Android 10 was available for download on all Pixel smartphones and Essential smartphones. Soon after OnePlus rolled out the first open beta update of Android 10 on its 2019 flagship devices – the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. Now, nearly three weeks later OnePlus has… Read More »

Warnings Issued For Millions Of iOS 13 iPhone Upgraders

Today Apple released iOS 13 for hundreds of millions of iPhone owners, and the hope was the company would keep up its exceptional track record of rock-solid updates. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. So be warned. Apple iOS 13 APPLE The rough ride for iOS 13 began earlier this week when the first reviews of the new iPhone 11 / iPhone 11 Pro range dropped.… Read More »

Google One plans get thorough automatic backups for Android phones

If you’re a Google One subscriber, there’s a new perk to your cloud storage service. Starting today, all Google One memberships include automatic phone backups as long as you own an Android device. The feature builds on the operating system’s existing backup functionality, which ensures your texts, contacts and apps are automatically saved to the cloud, to include photos, videos… Read More »

Microsoft may extend Windows 7 end of life for some users

Microsoft will continue to provide support Windows 7 for some users despite the official software end of life rapidly approaching. Business customers subscribing to certain versions of Windows 7 will be able to enjoy an extra year of support for the aged software, according to a recently-discovered official company FAQ. Microsoft says the move will allow businesses more time to… Read More »

Jammu & Kashmir: Mobiles down, Valley queues up for landlines

A view of Lalchowk in Srinagar. (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi) For years they were considered obsolete. But after a fortnight of communication restrictions across Jammu and Kashmir since the Centre scrapped the state’s special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories, the Valley is queuing up outside telephone exchanges — for landline telephones, new and old. Over the… Read More »

ARCore app on Android renamed to ‘Google Play Services for AR’

ARCore is Google’s platform for mobile augmented reality. It was announced in 2017, with Google later deprecating Tango for the current solution that does not require specialized sensors, cameras, or other hardware. Google today renamed the ARCore app on Android to “Google Play Services for AR.” Google updated the Play Store listing (spotted via APK Mirror) today with the new name. The app description… Read More »

Google rolls out auto-delete controls for location history on Android and iOS

Google, just ahead of its annual developer conference, the Google I/O 2019, had announced that the company would soon introduce a feature that would allow all its users to set a time frame to auto-delete their location history. And now, nearly two months after announcing the feature, Google is keeping good on its promise and rolling out the… Read More »

Voice Control hands-on: Deep OS navigation for iPads, iPhones, and Macs

When Apple debuted Siri with 2011’s iPhone 4S, it effectively stopped work on a useful but more limited feature that had arrived with the iPhone 3GS only two years earlier: Voice Control, a speech recognition system that enabled users to make phone calls and play songs by just saying them to early iPhones — even without internet connectivity. Apple barely said… Read More »

Huawei is just the latest in a long line of setbacks for Google’s Android

It has been a tumultuous week for Huawei, to put it mildly. Last Thursday, the U.S. added the Chinese tech titan to a trade blacklist as part of a growing effort to “secure the information and communications technology and services supply chain,” as President Trump’s Executive Order put it. While this naturally prevents any U.S. hardware company from selling components —… Read More »

David Beckham receives 6-month driving ban for using mobile phone while behind the wheel

LONDON: David Beckham has been given a six-month driving ban for using his mobile phone while behind the wheel. The former England captain previously pleaded guilty to using the device while driving his Bentley in central London on 21 November last year, the BBC reported. A court heard he was photographed by a member of the public holding a phone as he drove in… Read More »