Tag Archive: Android

Nokia shares its Android 10 roadmap with updates starting in Q4 2019

The Nokia 7.1, 8.1, and 9 PureView will be among the first phones to get the update.

What you need to know Nokia has shared a roadmap for its Android 10 update plans. The Nokia 7.1, 8.1, and 9 PureView will start getting the update in Q4 2019. Other phones will follow in Q1 and Q2 of 2020.

Following Google’s big news regarding Android 10’s name and the rebrand for Android as a whole, Nokia has shared  [Read More…]

Gears POP! mobile spin-off now available on iOS and Android

Microsoft’s latest mobile game puts a cute spin on the gritty Xbox shooter.

What you need to know Microsoft has dropped it latest mobile game Gears POP! for iOS and Android. The real-time multiplayer game pits players in real-time Gears of War battles with a lovable Funko POP theme.

With a highly anticipated fifth entry to the Gears of War franchise slated for next month, Microsoft has debuted Gears POP! for iOS and Android devices. The free-to-play  [Read More…]

You might be able to use your Xbox One Elite controller on Android soon

You could be using your Elite controller on Android devices soon.

What you need to know Right now, some controllers are supported on Android devices, whether through Bluetooth or wired connections. The Xbox Elite Controller Series 1 is not currently supported. That may be changing soon, as a recent note in the Android Open Source Project suggests support is coming. The White Xbox Elite Controller Series 1 is currently $ 170 on Amazon.

When playing games on  [Read More…]

Microsoft Edge beta on Android now supports Read Aloud feature

Microsoft Edge beta on Android can now read webpages out loud, improving web accessibility.

What you need to know Microsoft Edge beta on Android now supports reading pages out loud. The feature improves accessibility and gives users another option for consuming the web. Read aloud is already supported on Microsoft Edge for Windows 10, Mac, and iOS.

The latest beta release of Microsoft Android on Android supports the Read Aloud feature. This allows users to have webpages  [Read More…]

Microsoft made the perfect Android messaging app, and it’s now in the U.S.

This is what Android Messages should have been from the beginning.

Microsoft significantly raised the quality of its apps on Android over the course of the last two years, leading to great Android apps that include the likes of Next Lock Screen and Microsoft Launcher.

The latest is SMS Organizer, a text messaging service from Microsoft Garage, an initiative within the company that lets employees work on projects they’re passionate about. The app leverages machine learning to  [Read More…]

NVIDIA GeForce NOW Android support now on the way

Users of Android phones will soon be able to try NVIDIA GeForce NOW

What you need to know NVIDIA GeForce NOW is NVIDIA’s game streaming service, currently in beta for PC. NVIDIA has announced that GeForce NOW is coming to Android mobile devices. Additionally, RTX servers are beginning to roll out, with users in California and Germany the first to try them out. The NVIDIA SHIELD TV is currently $ 189 on Amazon.

Today, NVIDIA announced some  [Read More…]

Hey Android fans, this stupid article says iPhone users won’t date you

Sorry, New York Post: This Android snob won’t read you.

Have you heard the news? If you use an Android phone, iPhone users think you’re icky and won’t date you. At least, that’s what this nonsense article in the New York Post wants you to believe. I’ll save you a click because it’s the same boring crap we’ve been reading for years wrapped in a different shell: People who use iMessage find green bubbles gross, and those  [Read More…]

Nokia’s first Android phones will get an extra year of security updates

The Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8 will receive quarterly security patches until October 2020.

What you need to know HMD Global has announced that its first Nokia-branded smartphones will receive quarterly security updates till the end of the third year. The Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8 were initially promised two years of regular security updates. Sadly, the Nokia 6 variant sold by Amazon in the US and India will no longer  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s Android One-based Mi A3 is coming to India on August 21

Xiaomi is all set to debut its 2019 Android One phone next week in India.

What you need to know Xiaomi’s latest Android One phone is launching in India on August 21. The Mi A3 comes with a 720p display and is powered by the Snapdragon 665 chipset. It also comes with a 48MP camera at the back, 32MP front shooter, and a 4030mAh battery.

Xiaomi unveiled the Andorid One-based Mi A3 earlier this year in Spain,  [Read More…]

The Note 10 runs Android even if Samsung doesn’t want to admit it

Distancing itself from features you won’t see in a year makes sense for Samsung and it’s own Note-worthy feature set. It just seems wrong, somehow.

The Galaxy Note 10 event was a weird one, even by Samsung standards. Most of it was weird in a good way — not rambling on about the CPU model or other specs that most people don’t care about and instead showing off really cool things like S Pen wireless controls is  [Read More…]