Tag Archives: Beta

Nokia 8 Now Has a Beta Build of Android 8.0 Oreo Available for Users

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 8 users can now beta test Android Oreo Users can sign-up for the beta test Nokia 3 likely to receive Android 7.1.2 update Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is indeed keeping its promise of timely software updates for its new Android smartphone portfolio. The company has launched Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the flagship Nokia 8. Juho Sarvikas, ... Read More »

WhatsApp Group Voice, Video Calls Coming Soon, Suggests iPhone Beta Code: Report

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp has reportedly confirmed group calling feature in its iOS app WhatsApp v2.17.70 beta for iPhone has code references to group calling WhatsApp is also reported to be testing Unsend and Delete for Everyone WhatsApp group calling is on its way, going by the code spotted in the latest beta version for the iPhone app. While group voice calling ... Read More »

iOS 11.1 Beta 2 Restores 3D Touch App Switching Gesture Following User Complaints

Apple has released the second beta of the upcoming iOS 11.1 to developers, and one of the most notable features is the return of the 3D Touch app switcher gesture which disappeared with the initial release of iOS 11. The gesture allows users to quickly call up the app switcher by pressing down hard on the left edge of an iPhone that ... Read More »

iOS 11 Beta Allows Users to Quickly Disable Touch ID Easily to Improve Privacy

HIGHLIGHTS Tapping five times also presents emergency call option Apple tipped to include face detection feature on upcoming iPhone New feature has been discovered by users on iOS 11 public beta User privacy is an important issue for Apple and the company has previously gone to great lengths to prove this thing. With iOS 11, the Cupertino-based company has introduced a new feature ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Gesture Interface Spotted in iOS 11 Beta, Ultra-Fast Facial Recognition Tipped: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS 40 million iPhone 8 units are expected to be shipped this year iOS 11 video shows how app switcher works on iPhone 8 iPhone 8 tipped to sport facial recognition, ditch Touch ID iPhone 8 leaks continue to pour in steadily, and the fresh batch brings in more information on how the new iOS 11 interface will work on the ... Read More »

Jio Phone Finally Released as Beta Testing Commences

HIGHLIGHTS Jio Phone beta tests are scheduled to start August 15 The testing units will likely be available for select RIL employees Reliance Jio will start delivering the handset to consumers in September The first batch of JioPhone units will become available Tuesday, August 15 as beta trials of the 4G feature phone are scheduled to commence today, a little over three ... Read More »

Apple’s iOS 10 Beta Hints at Lots of Change – Not All of It Welcome

Apple is releasing a new version of its mobile operating system this fall, bringing the company up to a nice round number: iOS 10. Ahead of launch, Apple is allowing anyone to test the software and give their feedback. First, I would not recommend that most people download this beta. Bugs are par for the course with all early software and could try ... Read More »

WhatsApp Recall Feature Launch Imminent, Spotted on Windows Phone Beta

HIGHLIGHTS The latest WhatsApp beta for Windows Phone has recall feature The feature, however, is disabled by default WhatsApp is widely expected to launch recall feature this year There have been many reports this year suggesting that WhatsApp will introduce recall and revoke feature on its stable version. However, the company is yet to release the feature. The recall feature has ... Read More »

WhatsApp Beta for Android Update Brings New iOS 10-Like Emojis

WhatsApp Beta for Android Update Brings New iOS 10-Like Emojis HIGHLIGHTS New emojis have female counterparts of male emojis Update brings famous water gun emoji to the app New emojis have been introduced to the beta for Android It has been a long time since emojis came into mainstream usage and now, people actually look forward to the various changes ... Read More »

Dropbox Paper Enters Open Beta; Android and iOS Apps Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Dropbox Paper moves into public beta phase Dropbox Paper apps launched on both Android and iOS One million docs created during service’s private beta phase Dropbox Paper, the online tool to collaboratively create and edit documents, has moved from its private beta phase to a public beta and the company has also announced that it is launching the app ... Read More »