Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 8.1, Nokia 7.1 to Get Android 10 in Q4 2019: HMD Global

Android 10, the next iteration of Google’s mobile platform, is set to reach Nokia smartphones starting the fourth quarter of this year, Nokia brand licensee HMD Global has announced. The formal announcement came just after Google revealed Android Q will be called Android 10. The Finnish company has a strong record of delivering the latest … Read more Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 8.1, Nokia 7.1 to Get Android 10 in Q4 2019: HMD Global

Samsung to finally allow adoptable storage with Android Pie

The adoptable storage feature was introduced with Android Marshmallow a few years ago and it made sense for devices with low built-in storage since the microSD card acted as an additional space not just for your media but your apps as well. Unfortunately, Samsung chose not to adopt that feature on the premise that only … Read more Samsung to finally allow adoptable storage with Android Pie

Google reportedly testing new user interface on Android

Google seems to have rolled out some additions in the Chrome tab recently. According to a report by Android Police, a new content discovery interface called ‘Explore’ has been added to Google Chrome. This new user interface can be accessed on Android by enabling an experimental flag. To be more precise, if you type in chrome://flags in Google Chrome and … Read more Google reportedly testing new user interface on Android

Motorola One Power to Get Android Pie Beta Next Month, Stable Update to Reach By Year-End

Android Pie soak test for the Motorola One Power is reportedly planned for mid-October HIGHLIGHTS Motorola One Power presently runs Android 8.1 Oreo The smartphone to receive Android Pie Beta next month Stable Android Pie update could reach by the end of the year Motorola One Power that was launched in India earlier this week is set to … Read more Motorola One Power to Get Android Pie Beta Next Month, Stable Update to Reach By Year-End

Android Devices Running Versions Below Android 9.0 Pie Vulnerable to Tracking by Apps: Researchers

HIGHLIGHTS Newly discovered Android security flaw can be used to track users The vulnerability can expose details to all the apps in your device Google apparently fixed the flaw with Android 9.0 Pie only Researchers have pointed out an Android security flaw that apparently exposes details about a user’s device to all applications running on the device. Google has … Read more Android Devices Running Versions Below Android 9.0 Pie Vulnerable to Tracking by Apps: Researchers

Snapchat’s Android Redesign Spotted in Alpha Testing

Photo-messaging app Snapchat has been spotted testing the new redesign on Android that the company plans to introduce very soon. An engineer Jane Manchun Wong discovered that Snapchat’s Android app hides a rough alpha version of the revamp with an experience more on par with the iOS version, Engadget reported on Sunday, also citing XDA Developers. “Snapchat’s new faster … Read more Snapchat’s Android Redesign Spotted in Alpha Testing

Twitter Lite Android App, Optimised for Slow Data Connections, Launched in India

Micro-blogging platform Twitter has made its data-friendly Twitter Lite Android app available in 21 more countries, including India, which can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Built for 2G and 3G networks which are still in use in several parts of India, Twitter Lite has an install size of 3MB, saves data and space and loads quickly on unreliable networks. “While … Read more Twitter Lite Android App, Optimised for Slow Data Connections, Launched in India

WhatsApp to Bring Picture-in-Picture Mode for Android to Watch Instagram, YouTube Videos: Report

WhatsApp is reportedly working on a picture-in-picture video feature for Android. The messaging app has had an eventful 2018 as it has been launching and testing new features with high frequency. To recall, WhatsApp for iOS received PiP support earlier this year. The new feature that will arrive on Android devices, will let WhatsApp users play videos from Instagram and YouTube … Read more WhatsApp to Bring Picture-in-Picture Mode for Android to Watch Instagram, YouTube Videos: Report

Twitter Shifts Navigation Bar to the Bottom for Android Users

Twitter has been on a clean-up spree recently, deactivating over 1 million accounts a day in a bid to combat abuse and fake news. The social media app is now rolling out a server-side update for all its Android users, changing how they navigate inside the app. The bar that held buttons like – Home, Search, Notifications, and … Read more Twitter Shifts Navigation Bar to the Bottom for Android Users

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 FOTA Update Brings VoLTE Support, May Android Security Patch, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The firmware-over-the-air update is available now It improves fingerprint sensor and front camera performance You can check the update by going into Settings > System > System update Asus’ most recent mid-range smartphone in India, the ZenFone Max Pro M1, has received its latest firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) update that enables 4G VoLTE capabilities for Vodafone, Airtel, and Idea SIM cards, … Read more Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 FOTA Update Brings VoLTE Support, May Android Security Patch, and More