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Samsung partners with Google, OnePlus 6T specs leak, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Friday, October 26th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, the entire OnePlus 6T spec sheet has leaked, along with new reports  [Read More…]

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance partners with Google to fix infotainment

We should start seeing the results of this deal in 2021.

It’s no secret that the various dashboards and infotainment consoles in cars are almost universally bad, plagued with clunky software and laggy performance. Android Auto tackled this problem by letting your phone take over the in-car display, but it’s hard to beat a system that just works on its own.

That’s why Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the largest automotive alliance in the world whose member companies sold over 10  [Read More…]

Qualcomm partners with Google to speed up Android P adoption rates

The Snapdragon 845, 660, and 636 already support the new software.

Android P was one of Google’s biggest talking points during the I/O opening keynote on May 8, and following the announcement of Developer Preview 2 and its new beta, Qualcomm’s confirmed that its three top processors already fully support the new software.

The processors in question include the Snapdragon 845, 660, and 636, and because of this rapid support, Qualcomm notes it’ll be easier for OEMs  [Read More…]

Samsung partners with Oath to pre-load 4 Verizon apps on Galaxy S9 series

The S9/S9+ will now come with Yahoo Newsroom, Sports, Finance, and Go90.

Oath, Verizon Wireless’s digital media subsidiary, is partnering with Samsung to pre-load four of the company’s apps onto all Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones.

With this deal, Samsung’s Galaxy S9 series will now come pre-installed with Yahoo Newsroom, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance, and Go90 (Verizon’s video streaming service). Along with the apps themselves, Oath content will also be presented to users via Bixby Home.

In  [Read More…]

Master & Dynamic partners with Bamford Watch Department for limited edition headphones

Because apparently nobody sleeps at Master & Dynamic, today finds the audio company introducing yet another partnership. Indeed, the premium brand is launching a set of limited edition versions of its MW60 Over-Ear headphones. Working closely with the Bamford Watch Department, the two companies have re-imagined the popular wireless headphones. The limited run cans feature […]

Google and partners create PAX: The Android Networked Cross-License Agreement

In an effort to promote growth and build a safe harbor against patent litigation, Google and some of its major partners have created PAX.

PAX is the latest cross-licensing patent initiative where members provide royalty-free use of patents that cover everything Android-related. The companies involved feel that this will help keep innovation coming, spur future growth, and protect against legal threats across the board.

PAX members currently include Google, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Foxconn Technology Group, HMD Global,  [Read More…]

Verizon partners up with Evie to put spyware on its Android phones

If you loathe all the junk that comes pre-installed on the Android phones sold by America’s biggest carrier – Verizon – you’re really going to dislike the next piece of information. It looks like the startup behind the Evie launcher has partnered up with Verizon to introduce a new product called AppFlash. AppFlash will soon […]

Google partners with Howard University in an effort to recruit more black engineers

Juniors and seniors enrolled in Howard University’s computer science program can study for three months at the newly dubbed “Howard West.”

Technology has always had a diversity issue. But rather than relegate to the way things appear to be, some technology companies are instead electing to invest in changing the status quo. Google has been particularly active in its initiatives. The company announced that it’s partnered with Howard University to launch a school branch on its Mountain View campus,  [Read More…]

GoEuro continues growth with additional onsite booking partners

GoEuro, in case you are unaware, is a travel service that allows you to book travel for bus, plane, or train all on a single, convenient website (or app for us mobile users). It allows travelers a simple way to plan out a travel route and book tickets ahead of time, without having to navigate […]

Try out Google’s Chrome VR partners with Daydream

Google is bringing Chrome to VR, one experience at a time.

News that Google was enabling VR support inside of Chrome left a lot of people thinking the browser would be the next app added to the ever-expanding portfolio of Daydream apps, but for now that’s not the case. Instead, Google has built parts of the Daydream experience into Chrome itself so you can enjoy Chrome VR with or without a headset.

Here’s how you get started!

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