Tag Archive: Preview

Google launches first Android 11 Developer Preview for Pixel phones

The initial preview release is not meant for daily use.

What you need to know Google today released the first Android 11 Developer Preview. Android 11 brings updated connectivity APIs to take advantage of improved 5G speeds, support for hole-punch and waterfall displays, and deeper conversational experiences. The Android 11 Developer Preview is now available to download for Google’s Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 series devices.

Google today rolled out the first Android  [Read More…]

Google offers up first look at Android 11 with Developer Preview

Google on Wednesday released its first Developer Preview of Android 11, giving us our initial glimpse into the future of Android.

Arriving earlier than anticipated, the Android 11 Developer Preview doesn’t have anything major in the ways of user interface or experience. It does, though, have a fair share of interesting new features, particularly around messaging and security.

Although it’s called Android 11, developers and tinkerers looking through things will see references to Android R. But, don’t go looking for  [Read More…]

Google mistakenly teases Android 11 before taking down preview page

As you’d expect, the company quickly ‘fixed’ its mistake.

What you need to know The Android Developer Preview website was the subject of much curiosity earlier today. The page made several references to Android 11, fueling rumors of an impending Developer Preview for the next version of Android. The page was quickly taken down, though, with all mentions of Android 11 expunged.

Is a new Android Developer Preview afoot? Google’s website dedicated to Android previews certainly seemed  [Read More…]

Galaxy Z Flip hands-on preview: Samsung just killed the RAZR

In less than a year, we have a second generation of Samsung foldables.

Just as expected, Samsung went ahead and unveiled the new Galaxy Z Flip alongside the Galaxy S20 series at its February launch event. In fact, it actually led the presentation with the Z Flip, which shows just how much it cares to put the spotlight on the new foldable after the Galaxy Fold’s rocky launch in 2019.

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You can now download the Surface Duo preview SDK from Microsoft

Developers can get started on making content for the Surface Duo and dual-screen devices.

What you need to know Microsoft released a dual-screen preview SDK for the Surface Duo. A preview SDK for the Surface Duo is available now. A pre-release version of the Windows 10X SDK will be available “in the coming weeks.”

Microsoft released a preview SDK for the Surface Duo and discussed upcoming previews for Windows 10X. A new blog post from Microsoft breaks  [Read More…]

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC300TW preview: The most impressive TWEs at CES 2020

It’s hard to keep getting excited about true wireless earbud announcements, especially at a show like CES when they come fast and often, but when the company is Audio-Technica you stand up and perk your ears.

The ATH-ANC300TW is not the first pair of true wireless earbuds from Audio-Technica, but they’re the first with active noise cancelation, and based on my quick impressions with them from CES 2020, these $ 230 earbuds could be the stars of the  [Read More…]

Amazfit T-Rex preview: A great rugged smartwatch for everyone

With a MIL-STD810G rating and 20-day battery life, the T-Rex could just be the rugged smartwatch you’ve been looking for.

Huami has been making fitness bands for Xiaomi all the way from the 2014 Mi Band, and in recent years the brand decided to launch its own range of wearables under the Amazfit label. Like Xiaomi, Amazfit’s core tenet is delivering great value for money, with smartwatches like the Verge offering an exciting set of features for  [Read More…]

Adobe’s Photoshop Camera is now available for Android as an early preview

While the app isn’t live in the Play Store, the preview gives us a lot of info on how the app will work when it is released.

What you need to know Adobe Photoshop Camera (PsC) isn’t officially until 2020. The preview APK for Photoshop Camera is limited to Android 9 and above. Not all phones running Android 9 or higher can use Photoshop Camera.

Adobe Photoshop is a powerful tool used all over the world to  [Read More…]

Realme X2 Pro preview: Redefining value flagships all over again

There’s a new value leader in town, and it isn’t Xiaomi.

Realme has all the momentum in India’s budget segment, and the brand isn’t sitting around on its laurels. The manufacturer launched ten phones this year alone, and with every device, it has managed to outdo other players in this segment — Xiaomi included.

As we head to the tail end of 2019, Realme is launching what is possibly one of the most exciting phones of the  [Read More…]

How to download Microsoft Office preview for iOS and Android

Get hands-on with Microsoft Office for iOS and Android today.

Microsoft has unveiled work on a new Office app soon headed to iOS and Android, bundling Word, Excel, and PowerPoint into a central hub for productivity needs. Operating as a one-stop-shop for core Office experiences, it retains the full functionality of each application, now streamlined into one interface. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint reside as standalone experiences on Apple’s Apple Store and the Google Play Store, with the  [Read More…]