Tag Archives: Android

Android adds support for flexible displays

The Android platform nowadays can be seen running on multiple devices, not only on smartphones. And naturally, with the push of flexible smartphones, Google is adding support for that form factor and it’s gearing up for the future. No wonder Samsung and Google were working together creating the new One UI for Samsung’s phones. For now, Android developers are focusing ... Read More »

Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie gets updated to Android 8.1 Oreo

Asus is today releasing the update to Android 8.1 Oreo for two versions of the Zenfone 4 Selfie launched last year. We’re talking about both the ZD553KL and the ZB553KL. The good news has been announced by the company on its official forums. For both phones, the new software version is 15.0400.1809.405. After installing the update you’ll be on Android 8.1 and ZenUI ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A2 Gets August Android Security Patch, 60fps Video Recording via Update

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi A2 has received a new software update The update brings the August Android security patch It also adds 60fps support for recording full-HD videos Xiaomi Mi A2 has received a software update that brings the August Android security patch as well as upgrades the rear camera with the ability to record full-HD (1080p) videos at 60fps frame rate. ... Read More »

WhatsApp Android Beta Gets ‘Mute’ Button in Notifications, Reportedly Sets Stage for Stickers

WhatsApp Mute button in notifications was spotted in testing earlier HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp has added a ‘Mute’ button It helps mute WhatsApp notifications directly from the notification panel WhatsApp is also separately setting up the ground for stickers WhatsApp last week reportedly started testing ‘Mark as Read’ and ‘Mute’ buttons to make it easier for users to take actions on new WhatsApp messages directly ... Read More »

LG Q8+ Spotted on Certification Sites, LG Q7 Android One Variant Tipped

  LG launched the Q series last year with the Q6 variants, and unveiled the LG Q8 soon after. Now, the company is working on the Q8 successor, and we’ve come to know about this through a KCC (Korean Certification) and Wi-Fi Alliance listing. The LG Q8+ has been listed there in two variants, hinting that the smartphone is in the offing real soon, and may be ... Read More »

Moto C2 Spotted on FCC, Tipped to Be Company’s First Android Oreo (Go Edition) Phone

After rumours of Motorola’s new Android One-based smartphone expected to arrive soon, fresh reports are coming in that suggest the Lenovo-owned phone manufacturer might also be working on a smartphone that runs Google’s Android Oreo (Go edition), targeted towards budget smartphones. Dubbed the Moto C2, this smartphone is expected to be the most affordable smartphone in the brand’s lineup with features like ... Read More »

Nokia 2 Android 8.1 Oreo Beta Update Now Available, Announces HMD Global

HMD Global, the licensee the Nokia mobile brand, back in May 2018 at its product launch event promised an Android 8.1 Oreo update for its affordable Nokia 2 handset. Now, the Finnish phone maker has fulfilled its promise and the latest version of Android Oreo is now available for the Nokia 2 as part of the Nokia Beta Labs. With this update, the Nokia 2 becomes the last ... Read More »

Moto X4 Unlocked, Prime Variants Get Android 8.1 Oreo Update: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The Moto X4 was launched at IFA last year The smartphone is set to receive Android P whenever it arrives The unlocked and Prime variants are now getting Android 8.1 Oreo update Lenovo launched the Moto X4 smartphone at IFA last year, with the Moto X4 Android One edition for Project Fi following in September. The Android One variant got the Android ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Start Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update in India: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S7 series start receiving Android Oreo update in India The update is rolling out for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge It reportedly comes with April Android security patch Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have started receiving Android 8.0 Oreo in India, as per user reports. The new software update was initially rolled out in South Korea in early May and ... Read More »

How to play PC games on Android with Steam Link

If you’ve ever dreamed of playing a big AAA gaming title on your phone, now you can. Sort of. Valve’s Steam Link ($32.00 at Amazon.com) system originally required a physical box to be plugged into a television and connected to the same network as your gaming computer. You would then use the processing power of your dedicated gaming rig to stream your favorite titles to ... Read More »