Tag Archive: Features

Google will now directly offer RCS features instead of waiting on carriers

It’ll be available first in the United Kingdom and France.

What you need to know Google will soon offer RCS features directly to Android phones. The integration is coming first to the UK and France later this month. This means Google no longer has to wait on carriers to support the messaging standard.

Back in April 2018, Google unveiled its new messaging plans using RCS technology. Through its Messages app and baked under a platform called “Chat”,  [Read More…]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare features cross-play and no season pass

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is back!

What you need to know Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is a soft reboot of the famous franchise. The game launches on October 25. The game features cross-play and no season pass. You can preorder it for $ 60 through GameStop.

After weeks of leaks, Activision finally unveiled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare today. The game appears to be a soft reboot of the franchise but tells a new story.  [Read More…]

Android Q features you’ll love: Higher-quality audio and video

Android Q includes two significant features that will make your media look and sound better than ever, as well as the tools for developers to make sure it happens.

Everyone has a different set of rules when it comes to how they use their phone, but one thing most everyone has in common is enjoying audio and video on the go. The bright vibrant display on your phone is perfect for watching a movie or a show  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro’s new features are headed to the OnePlus 5, 5T, 6, and 6T

The OnePlus 5 and 5T are also scheduled to get Android Q Developer Preview.

What you need to know Fnatic Mode, Zen Mode, RAM Boost, Screen Recorder and more are headed to the older OnePlus phones. Android Q Developer Preview will be coming to the OnePlus 5 and 5T in the future. There are no ETAs on when the features will be added.

The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro were launched just a week ago and  [Read More…]

Android Q features you’ll love: Games will be better on weaker hardware

By borrowing a tool from Chrome, Android Q will run OpenGL ES features on your phone’s GPU no matter the version.

One of the coolest under the hood changes of Android Q is the implementation of ANGLE, the Almost Native Graphics Layer Engine. It’s one of those things that you’ll never see or know is there if it’s working properly, but will let your phone run games using it’s native GPU hardware APIs even if it was  [Read More…]

Here are all the new features in OxygenOS 9.5

With OxygenOS 9.5, the best third-party skin on Android gets even better .

OxygenOS is one of the best third-party skins around, and a lot of that comes down to OnePlus’ ability to offer meaningful customizations while still offering a user interface that doesn’t feel cluttered.

The OnePlus 7 Pro is the company’s most ambitious device yet, and it comes with a new version of OxygenOS out of the box. OxygenOS 9.5 has a ton of new  [Read More…]

Google’s new Play features for devs will benefit you, too

Google’s highly anticipated event, Google I/O, never fails to make waves every year with the company’s many announcements, debuts, and updates. This year, Google I/O 2019 revealed reworks for the Google Play Store, with plenty of new tools and improvements added based on developer feedback to help them sell, market, and update their apps more seamlessly.

First introduced last year, the Android App Bundle has some awesome new features finally leaving beta. According to a Google blog post,  [Read More…]

Caavo universal remote gets more compelling with a lower price and new features

A better starting price, the ability to control Sonos, remote management and so much more are tucked into this latest update.

Caavo — a relatively new player in the universal remote space — today announced a pretty major retooling of its Caavo Control Center system. It’s a box into which you’ll plug all your devices (well, up to four of them, anyway), plug it into your TV, and use a single remote to control all the things, with a  [Read More…]

Get a new icon, new features, and new searches with Action Launcher v40

Action Launcher is expanding its business model once again.

For years now, Action Launcher has been one of the best home screen experiences around, and its done this through smart features and passionate development from its developer Chris Lacy. The business model for apps has changed many times over the years for apps as a whole, and Action Launcher’s models have changes with them. With v40, Action Launcher opens the door on another way to support itself and its  [Read More…]

Qualcomm’s latest chips bring flagship features to the mid-range category

Qualcomm is adding support for 5x optical zoom and HDR gaming on its mid-range Snapdragon chipsets.

Qualcomm has dominated the mid-range segment in recent years thanks to the strong performance of the Snapdragon 6xx and 7xx series, and the chip vendor is making key updates in this category for 2019. The Snapdragon 665 will take over from the Snapdragon 636 and 660, and the mid-range is getting two new additions in the 7xx series: the Snapdragon 730  [Read More…]