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Android 10 Go is a faster and more secure update to Google’s lightweight OS

Google has detailed its latest version of Android Go, its lightweight operating system meant for low-powered devices with less than 1.5GB of RAM. With Android 10 (Go Edition), Google says it has improved the operating system’s speed and security. App switching is now faster and more memory efficient, and apps should launch 10 percent faster than they did on… 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 »

OnePlus 5T and Its Predecessors Won’t Support Google’s Project Treble

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus confirms the absence of Treble in an AMA session Project Treble framework comes with Android Oreo OnePlus 5T will receive stable Android Oreo update without Treble While speedier updates are what a large number of Android users demand nowadays, it appears OnePlus is not favouring Google’s Project Treble that will ship with Android Oreo to make the update process quicker… Read More »

Google I/O 2017: Google’s Augmented Reality Tech Gets a Boost With Visual Positioning Service

You may be familiar with Google’s Project Tango that uses sensors to track motions and size up your environment. Google has been investing quite a bit on Tango, which is at the core for the company’s push into both virtual reality and augmented reality. The company announced at Google I/O its new VR tech called WorldSense as well… Read More »

Google’s Pixel Phones Shine Despite Misgauging Demand

The Pixel phone, Google’s answer to Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy, is off to a promising start – but might have done even better had Google managed consumer demand as smartly as the device’s sleek design. Although Google hasn’t released sales figures, industry researchers say the Pixel has been a hot item since its October debut was greeted… Read More »

Marshmallow keeps on growing, Google’s latest stats show

Last month Marshmallow got past 10% market share for the first time. And now a new State of Android report is available from Google. As you’d expect, Marshmallow just kept on growing. It’s now 13.3% of the Android pie, up 3.2% in a month or so. That said, it’s still unfortunately nowhere near Lollipop or KitKat in terms… Read More »