Monthly Archives: December 2017

Android

Several new Huawei phones have leaked, including one with a notched display

A slew of schematic designs for some new Huawei devices have leaked, showing off a set of new devices, features, and naming conventions. The leak shows off the P20, P20 Plus, and P20 Pro, with the last design taking a bit of inspiration from Apple’s design team. This leak does also indicate that we won’t […]

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How to “check for updates” on your Android device

Updating your Android can be a painful experience that requires a lot of patience, depending on the device you own and the carrier you’re with. Customarily when a new version of Android starts rolling out, it doesn’t hit every device at the same time – it depends a lot on your location. The process can […]

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Hey, iPhone users, Samsung and LG won’t slow down your old devices

By now you’ll have heard the news that Apple purposely slows down older iPhones to reduce the CPU power to account for degraded batteries. Apple acknowledged such practices and said it was to protect against unwanted shutdowns, and not to encourage users to upgrade to the latest and greatest, faster, iPhones. Huge manufacturing companies aren’t […]

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Everyone lines up to give Apple a kicking

Over the holidays, major U.S. smartphone company Apple revealed they were intentionally slowing down some older iPhone devices to deal with aging batteries. The admission came after testing revealed this might be going and with the lid blown, Apple had to shift into damage control mode. Sensing an opportunity, several of the largest Android smartphone […]

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Nokia 2 from HMD Global to get Android Oreo update

HMD Global has indicated in the past that current smartphones in their portfolio would get an update to Android Oreo, although it was a bit unclear as to whether that applied to the Nokia 2. The Nokia 2 is HMD Global’s budget device at the bottom of their portfolio, currently listed for a mere $99 […]

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Download and Install Stock OxygenOS 4.7.6 Firmware on OnePlus 5T

The December Security patch is officially available for the OnePlus 5T. The firmware was just launched in form of a new OTA which will be gradually rolled out for all the OnePlus 5T devices. Gradually means that you might have to wait for your notification as the firmware will embrace some devices sooner than others. […]

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Chrome OS will soon adopt parallel tasks for Android apps

Chromebooks have been able to run Android apps for a while now, but there are still some limitations in how it works on Chrome OS. The biggest limitation is probably the lack of parallel tasking for apps, which means once you click away from an Android app on Chrome OS, the app pauses. It works […]

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Google’s YouTube app is blocked on Fire TV ahead of schedule as Amazon directs users to workaround

Google and Amazon’s power struggle appears to have claimed its first casualties with some Fire TV owners finding that the YouTube app has already been deactivated a couple of days ahead of the previous January 1st deadline given by the search giant. Fire TV owners are instead advised to install either Amazon’s own Silk browser or […]

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OnePlus accidentally announces an open beta for Android Oreo on the OnePlus 5T

OnePlus may have accidentally announced an open beta program for the latest version of Android on the OnePlus 5T before it was actually supposed to have been official. You can blame their German Twitter account for this mix up. The account sent out a tweet saying that the open beta for the new software was […]

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