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Five EU states criticize Apple and Google over contact tracing in letter

Five member states wrote a fairly passive-aggressive letter, clearly aimed at Apple and Google.

What you need to know Five EU states have written a letter about contact tracing apps. Without mentioning Apple and Google by name, they were highly critical of the companies. They suggested Apple and Google were “imposing technical standards”, calling the move a misstep and a missed opportunity.

Five EU states have come together, penning a passive-aggressive letter clearly aimed at Apple and  [Read More…]

Top 5 features announced at Google I/O in the last five years

A lot can happen in just a few years.

If you’re an Android fan, May is usually a super exciting month. It’s when Google I/O takes place, which is Google’s big developer conference where we learn all about the latest version of Android and other projects the company is working on.

This year, however, things are different. Google I/O 2020 was canceled as a result of the global health pandemic our planet is facing, meaning no big and  [Read More…]

Samsung is shipping Galaxy S20 units as much as five days early

Good news for early adopters.

What you need to know Galaxy S20 units appear to be arriving as much as five days early. Phone officially goes on sale Friday, March 6. Early buyers should expect a camera patch shortly after release.

Samsung made Galaxy S20 buyers wait almost a month between announcement and release, but the wait is going to be slightly less interminable for some users. Some buyers, including Android Central’s own video editor, Hayato Huseman,  [Read More…]

Five reasons why the Galaxy A10e is one of our favorite budget phones

If you’re in the market for a new phone, it’s easy to get sticker shock when you see the mind-blowing prices of the latest flagship devices from Apple and Samsung. But, many of the great design elements and features have trickled down into the budget end of the market. You can get a Samsung Galaxy A10e from Boost Mobile for far less while still getting a modern look and feel.

Here are five things that make the Galaxy  [Read More…]

Google Translate now supports five more languages

The first new languages to be supported by Google Translate in four years.

What you need to know Google is adding support for five new languages into Google Translate. The languages are Kinyarwanda, Odia, Tatar, Turkmen and Uyghur, which Google says are spoken by more than 75 million people. The service now supports 108 languages in total.

Google has added support for five new languages in Google Translate. These are Kinyarwanda, Odia (Oriya), Tatar, Turkmen, and Uyghur.  [Read More…]

The Galaxy S20 is available in five great colors — here’s the best one

Samsung phones are always some of the best-looking in the Android space, and this year is no different with the Galaxy S20 lineup. Samsung’s offering three models this time around with the S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra, and each one looks and feels like the high-end flagships that they are. The color choices have been scaled back compared to what Samsung offered last year with the S10, but that’s not to say the options we have this year  [Read More…]

Ubisoft has five big games coming by March 2021, including Watch Dogs Legio

After major delays last year, Ubisoft has a high outlook for the end of the year.

What you need to know Ubisoft has released its Q3 earnings report. The company is planning to release five AAA games by March 2021, including Watch Dogs: Legion, Gods & Monsters and Rainbow Six: Quarantine. Skull & Bones will not be one of these five games. You can preorder Watch Dogs: Legion on PlayStation 4 for $ 50 at Amazon.

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These are the five Android gaming trends I’m most excited for in 2020

From cloud-based gaming to more phones with 120Hz refresh rates, I’m excited to see what the new year has to offer.

The state of Android gaming is strong as we stare down a new decade. Even if I wasn’t the mobile gaming guru here at Android Central, I’d still probably be spending an excessive amount of my free time playing mobile games due to the sheer number of mobile games I’ve enjoyed just in the past year.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Five Android predictions for 2020

The start of a new year — or indeed a new decade — is a natural point to take a breather and consider how far we’ve come, and what lies ahead in the following months. The 2010s’ saw smartphones dominate the consumer tech space, with fortunes made and lost in the process. And although critics have repeatedly said that phones as we know them have plateaued, this space remains highly competitive and exciting.

So on this first Sunday  [Read More…]

Huawei’s P40 may come with five cameras, 120Hz display

Another camera beast from Huawei

What you need to know Huawei’s P40 has already started leaking. The smartphone is expected to launch early next year. It’ll come with powerful hardware features like a 120Hz display, five rear cameras, and a 5,500mAh battery.

Huawei is set to continue its string of solidly-built hardware releases with the rumored Huawei P40. While there’s nothing official yet, details from leaker Yash Raj Chaudhary gives us an idea of what to expect  [Read More…]