Tag Archives: Android

Opera for Android now blocks cookie dialog boxes

The arrival of GDPR requirements in various websites made mobile browsing a tedious process where you either automatically agree with companies selling your data or losing ungodly time to actually turn off all options. These dialog boxes might be inconvenient, but Opera just updated its Android app where you immediately get them filtered and removed with a simple toggle in ... Read More »

Android Confidential: Just how big is that notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL anyway?

The notch. By now it’s become a fairly commonplace feature on premium phones. Even some budget handsets are starting to get in on the act. But the Google Pixel 3 XL reignites the notch frenzy. Why? Because it’s so damn big. Google didn’t just add a normal screen cutout to the top of its latest flagship phone, it added the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Android Go Smartphone Announced in India: Specifications

The Galaxy J2 Core comes as Samsung’s first Android Go model. HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy J2 Core has officially debuted The handset runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) out-of-the-box It features a 5-inch display and a quad-core Exynos SoC Samsung Galaxy J2 Core has been officially announced months after being in rumours and leaks. The handset that comes as the first Android Go model from Samsung is arriving first ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017), Galaxy J5 Pro, Galaxy J7 Pro Android Oreo Rollout Reportedly Delayed

HIGHLIGHTS The Android 8.0 Oreo update will start rolling out in September The three smartphones were scheduled to receive it in July The details come from Guncelmiyiz, a Samsung site that tracks schedules Samsung has reportedly pushed back the Android 8.0 Oreo rollout timeline for some smartphones in its Galaxy J-series. According to the latest reports, Samsung handsets such as Galaxy J3 (2017), Galaxy J5 ... Read More »

Alcatel 1 With 5-Inch FullView 18:9 Display, Android Go Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Alcatel 1 has been officially launched The smartphone comes with a price tag of $89 (roughly Rs. 6,200) It will be available starting July 2018 Alcatel 1, the budget smartphone that was spotted onlinelast week, has now been officially launched by the company. The smartphone is the latest addition to the Alcatel 1 series of budget smartphones that was unveiled by the TCL-owned ... Read More »

YouTube Picture-in-Picture Rolling Out for Android Users in US Without a Paid Subscription

HIGHLIGHTS The feature was previously available only for YouTube Premium/Red members It is available on devices running Android 8.0 and above Only US users have currently received the feature Google brought native Picture-in-Picture (PiP) support to the mainstream with Android Oreo last year. This was followed by YouTube bringing support for the feature in its Android app earlier this year, albeit only for its paid ... Read More »

Moto X4 Unlocked, Prime Variants Get Android 8.1 Oreo Update: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The Moto X4 was launched at IFA last year The smartphone is set to receive Android P whenever it arrives The unlocked and Prime variants are now getting Android 8.1 Oreo update Lenovo launched the Moto X4 smartphone at IFA last year, with the Moto X4 Android One edition for Project Fi following in September. The Android One variant got the Android ... Read More »

Moto X4 Unlocked, Prime Variants Get Android 8.1 Oreo Update: Report

Lenovo launched the Moto X4 smartphone at IFA last year, with the Moto X4 Android One edition for Project Fi following in September. The Android One variant got the Android 8.1 Oreo update a while ago, and now the unlocked Moto X4 as well as the Amazon Prime Exclusive variants are getting the update. The Moto X4 Amazon Prime exclusive variant comes with ... Read More »

Google Said to Face EU Antitrust Fine Over Android in July

  Google is expected to be hit with a second EU antitrust fine in mid-July for using its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, three people familiar with the matter said. The European Commission, which has been investigating the case involving the unit of Alphabet since 2015, could issue its decision in the week of July 9, although the timing ... Read More »

BlackBerry KEY2 Spotted on GeekBench, KeyOne to Get Android Oreo Soon

HIGHLIGHTS BlackBerry KEY2 is tipped to powered by the Snapdragon 660 SoC It may be launched in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants BlackBerry KeyOne gets May security update BlackBerry KEY2, the successor to BlackBerry KeyOne smartphone is all set to launch on June 7 at an event in New York. Ahead of the launch, a few specification details of the smartphone have been leaked ... Read More »