Tag Archive: Android

You can download GeForce NOW on Android devices right now in South Korea

Game streaming on Android devices with GeForce NOW gets a little bit closer.

What you need to know NVIDIA GeForce NOW streaming has previously been confirmed to come to Android. Users in South Korea can now download the app and begin testing the beta. It’s not available in other countries yet. The NVIDIA SHIELD TV is currently $ 189 on Amazon.

A while ago, we reported that NVIDIA GeForce NOW streaming was coming to Android devices. Today,  [Read More…]

Sling launches its free experience on Android and Amazon Fire TV

You’ll get free TV shows and movies without having to sign up for a Sling account.

What you need to know Sling is bringing some free content to Android and Amazon Fire TV devices. It’s already doing this on Roku. That’ll include the Oct. 15 presidential debate.

Sling today announced that it’s bringing a bunch of free content to Android and Amazon Fire TV devices. that means no credit cards required. No Sling account sign-ups, even. Just  [Read More…]

EMUI 10 and Android 10 are making their way to the Mate 20 Pro

The Mate 20 Pro is receiving the latest Android release.

What you need to know Only some Dutch owners of Mate 20 Pros are receiving the update. It includes the September 2019 security patch. The Mate 20 Pro’s successor, the Mate 30, does not come with Google services due to the US ban on Huawei.

Despite Huawei’s recent troubles with procuring full access to Google’s products as a result of its addition to the US Entity List,  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6 and 6T will get the stable Android 10 update next month

OnePlus 5 and 5T owners will have to wait until the second quarter of 2020 for the Android 10 update.

What you need to know OnePlus today announced that the Android 10 update for the OnePlus 6 and 6T smartphones will begin rolling out later this month. The older OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones will be updated to Android 10 in Q2 2020. OnePlus had rolled out the stable Android 10 update for the OnePlus 7 and  [Read More…]

Here’s an early look at Samsung’s Android 10 beta

It’s a bit more than just a nip and a tuck; here are the big improvements in Android 10 for the Galaxy S10.

What you need to know Android 10 beta with One UI 2.0 is rolling out to the Galaxy S10 in some countries. A number of big UI changes and improvements are in store for users, including accessibility improvements and gestures. Digital Wellbeing and parental control additions are some of the more important changes.

Samsung’s  [Read More…]

Sharp S7 Android One phone heads to Japan

Sharp, yeah that brand, is back with another Android One smartphone, the S7. Set to arrive in Japan later this year, the phone is among the first to run Android 10.

The Sharp S7 features a 5.5-inch (2160 x 1080) display, 12-megapixel rear camera, and 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.

Other specifications worth highlighting include a microSD expansion card slot and 4,000mAh battery. Interestingly enough, Sharp says  [Read More…]

Here’s why the Surface Neo runs Android, but the Duo has Windows

Android or Windows? That is the ultimate question, and the answer may surprise you. It’s both.

Last week, Microsoft unveiled two new foldable devices that are expected to start shipping at the end of next year, which push forward Surface as a brand into new categories. One sticking point amongst fans, however, has been the decision to use Windows on the bigger Surface Neo and Android on the smartphone-sized Surface Duo. Some people don’t understand why Microsoft  [Read More…]

Google Assistant routines are finally coming to Android TV

There’s also a new “Showtime” routine.

What you need to know Google is adding a preset to Google Assistant routines called “Showtime”. Android TV will be getting support for routines in the future as well. This preset will also be able to be fully customizable once it rolls out to Assistant.

Using a routine through Google Assistant is a great way to do multiple actions with one word, and Google is setting up a new preset for  [Read More…]

Samsung announces Android 10 beta for the Galaxy S10 series

It’ll be available for S10 devices that are on T-Mobile, Sprint, or unlocked.

What you need to know Samsung has announced its Android 10 / One UI 2 beta. The beta will be available for the Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e. Samsung’s targeting unlocked, Sprint, and T-Mobile devices for the beta.

There’s been a lot of talk regarding Samsung’s plans for Android 10, and on October 9, the company finally gave us some concrete information about its  [Read More…]

Google is fixing Android 10 gestures once and for all in 2020

Whether you love or hate gestural navigation, one thing is clear: gestures are a mess.

What you need to know Google is using its service agreements as leverage to force gesture conformity. Tweaked ‘back’ gesture will include screen space allocation for swipe-in menus and Edge Panels. Gestures will finally work properly with third-party home screen launchers in the near future.

Ever since vendors started cooking up their own solutions for gestural navigation a few years back, the  [Read More…]