Category: Android

Huawei Unveils HarmonyOS to Rival Android, Says ‘Can Immediately Switch’ to It if Needed

Huawei Unveils HarmonyOS to Rival Android, Says...

August 9, 2019 By King

Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled its own operating system on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating US-China trade tensions. Richard Yu, the head of Huawei’s consumer business, told a press conference in the southern city of Dongguan that the new system, called HarmonyOS or HongMeng in Chinese,

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Google brings its hearing assistance app to old...

July 26, 2019 By King

Google’s app for the hard of hearing is now within reach of many more people. The tech firm’s Sound Amplifier app now supports devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or later, not just 9.0 Pie like it did months ago. You won’t need a relatively cutting edge device to understand a conversation or sound from a TV — just a

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Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away from Windows pays off

Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away f...

July 16, 2019 By King

In 2015, Microsoft faced a big decision. Develop its apps for Android and Apple’s iOS and make them just as strong as they were on Windows or continue with a flagging bet that Windows Phone would gain traction. Fast forward from 2015 and it’s pretty clear that Microsoft’s beyond Windows approach paid off well. Windows Phone is end

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EMUI 10 based on Android Q to be showcased by H...

July 14, 2019 By King

Huawei will talk about EMUI 10, its next major software version after EMUI 9, at its Developer Conference on August 9. EMUI 10 will, of course, be based on Android Q. The two-day conference will give us insights into Huawei’s software plans, which is perhaps more important now than ever before. As you may be

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EMUI 10 based on Android Q to be showcased by Huawei on August 9
Android Q’s back gesture breaks a fundamental app interaction: the slide-in drawer

Android Q’s back gesture breaks a fundame...

June 15, 2019 By King

Android Q’s new gesture navigation system is a clear upgrade over what Google tried with Android 9 Pie. Multitasking is easier, and each of the core gestures is easier to use with more fluidity. But one core part of the navigation paradigm that’s still up in the air is the new back gesture. We’ve seen

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The best Android smartphones you can buy right ...

June 12, 2019 By King

The wide range of Android phones on the market is one of the platform’s greatest strengths – there’s something for everyone. However, with all the choices available, trying to find the best smartphone an be like looking for a needle in a haystack. To help you out, we’ve compiled a short list of the best

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The best Android smartphones you can buy right now (Summer 2019)
Android Circuit: New Galaxy Note 10 Leak, Nokia’s Latest Success, Why Android Needs Google

Android Circuit: New Galaxy Note 10 Leak, Nokia...

June 8, 2019 By King

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes the Galaxy Note 10’s button issue, Ghost Touch haunting the OnePlus 7 Pro, the launch of the Nokia 4.2 and 2.2, Android’s potential without Google, hiding your selfie camera, and why Apple keeps burning

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Top 11 E-Commerce Android Mobile Apps

June 1, 2019 By King

selective focus of happy man and blonde woman pointing with fingers at smartphone with shopping app on screen GETTY When it comes to online shopping, “mobile” is the leader in searching for products and visiting online shops but “desktop” is still the preferred option for completing the purchases. According to Statista, in the first quarter of

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Top 11 E-Commerce Android Mobile Apps