Tag Archive: Version


ARCore now supports 250 million devices as new version rolls out

Google’s augmented reality platform hits a new milestone.

ARCore made its debut earlier this year, and Google is announcing that the augmented reality platform supports 250 million devices. The full list of ARCore devices include the Pixels, most of Samsung’s portfolio, and recent phones from the likes of LG, Huawei, Nokia, Motorola, OnePlus, and Xiaomi.

Google is also introducing ARCore 1.6 with improved lighting and camera features. Google is making key changes to its Sceneform rendering library,  [Read More…]

Xiaomi will launch a 5G version of the Mi Mix 3 powered by Snapdragon 855

Xiaomi will bring its 5G variant of the Mi Mix 3 to Europe in 2019.

Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Mix 3 back in October, and at the time the company said that it will roll out a 5G-enabled variant of the device. We now have more details on the device thanks to a recent Xiaomi showcase at the China Mobile Global Partner Conference. The 5G version of the Mi Mix 3 is powered by the Snapdragon 855  [Read More…]

Grab the 8GB/256GB version of the POCO F1 for just ₹25,999 ($365) in India

Don’t miss out on this great deal on the POCO F1.

Xiaomi is rolling out an enticing offer on the POCO F1 where it it selling the variant with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for just ₹25,999 ($ 365). That’s a ₹5,000 ($ 70) discount off its retail price, and is one of the best bargains you’ll find on the device.

The POCO F1 is an excellent phone at full price, which is what makes  [Read More…]

Black Friday has deals on every version of GoPro’s Hero7 action camera

Time to get out there and do some action stuff.

Whether you’re using them to capture your rock climb or a walk down the street, GoPro has the best cameras for capturing action. We’ve been looking at all the latest Black Friday sales, and there are quite a few GoPro deals to look forward to. Some prices and bundles are even live right now!

The Hero 7 Silver is down to $ 229.99 on Amazon and Target.  [Read More…]

Chrome may soon embrace Snapdragon laptops with native ARM version

A native ARM version of Chrome could bring better performance to the table.

One downside to picking up a Windows 10 on ARM laptop built on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon platform is that traditional desktop apps require emulation, which brings an inevitable performance hit. But Chrome, the most popular browser on the market, could be close to circumventing that limitation.

Speaking in an interview with Android Authority at Arm TechCon, Qualcomm’s senior director of product management, Miguel Nunes, confirmed  [Read More…]

Join us for a special live video version of the #ACPodcast on Oct 18 @ 11am

We’ll be live on October 18 at 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm BST

The Android Central Podcast began in March 2010, long before Android was a household name. Back then, the site was run by a ragtag group of bloggers eager to tell the world about this incredible new mobile operating system, in an environment dominated by Motorola, HTC, BlackBerry and Apple. Things have changed a lot since then, and the crew that made up the  [Read More…]

Declutter with this upgraded version of The Anchor headphone mount

Keep your headphones within arm’s reach.

Messy desks are no help when it comes to getting work done. Luckily, there are several unique methods of keeping your most-used essentials nearby without having them in your way, and one of our favorites just got a major upgrade. Elevation Lab’s Anchor Pro just made its way to Amazon and, using code ANCHORPRO, you can snag one yourself for just $ 13.

The original, The Anchor, is a small mount  [Read More…]

Grab the Exynos version Galaxy Note 9 for over $100 off

If you don’t mind the International version — or wanted Midnight Black or Metallic Copper — you can get over 10% off that thousand-dollar price tag.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is easily the best Note phone Samsung has ever made, and for once it’s actually better than the latest Galaxy S phone in every way. The battery has jumped up to 4000mAh, which gives you effortless all-day battery life, the all-new S Pen is more powerful than ever  [Read More…]

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is a cheaper version of the Galaxy Tab S4

There’s still no word on price, but it should be a lot less than $ 650.

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Tab S4 as its flagship tablet for 2018, and while it has a lot to get excited about, the $ 650 price that accompanies it certainly is a downer.

For those of you that want a new tab but don’t feel like shelling out that kind of money, Samsung also unveiled the more affordable Galaxy Tab  [Read More…]

Uber Lite is a barebones version of the app that comes in at just 5MB

Uber Lite is making its way to India, and will expand to other emerging markets later this year.

India is one of Uber’s largest markets, and the ride-sharing service is doubling down in the country with a new lightweight version of its app. Dubbed Uber Lite, the app comes in at just 5MB, and is designed primarily to run on low-end hardware and 2G networks. The app strips out the vehicle animations, and you don’t even get  [Read More…]