Tag Archives: Android

Nokia Phones May Get Android P Update Starting August 2018

HIGHLIGHTS All Nokia phones to finally start getting Android P update A screenshot of an email conversation has suggested the details An executive has said that the update will reach ‘sometime in August’ Nokia smartphones made a comeback in the global market when HMD Global unveiled the first set of Android-powered handsets back at MWC 2017. And, since launch, the Finnish brand has ... Read More »

Nokia 7 Plus Users Get Android P Beta 2, ARCore Support Introduced

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 7 Plus users get Android P Beta 2 release It includes the final APIs (API level 28) as well as the official SDK ARCore is now also supported on Nokia 7 Plus At I/O 2018, Google had announced that it would make Android P Developer Previews available to various smartphones this year. Staying true to its promise, the Nokia 7 Plus is now getting ... Read More »

LG Q8+ Spotted on Certification Sites, LG Q7 Android One Variant Tipped

  LG launched the Q series last year with the Q6 variants, and unveiled the LG Q8 soon after. Now, the company is working on the Q8 successor, and we’ve come to know about this through a KCC (Korean Certification) and Wi-Fi Alliance listing. The LG Q8+ has been listed there in two variants, hinting that the smartphone is in the offing real soon, and may be ... Read More »

Moto C2 Spotted on FCC, Tipped to Be Company’s First Android Oreo (Go Edition) Phone

After rumours of Motorola’s new Android One-based smartphone expected to arrive soon, fresh reports are coming in that suggest the Lenovo-owned phone manufacturer might also be working on a smartphone that runs Google’s Android Oreo (Go edition), targeted towards budget smartphones. Dubbed the Moto C2, this smartphone is expected to be the most affordable smartphone in the brand’s lineup with features like ... Read More »

Nokia 2 Android 8.1 Oreo Beta Update Now Available, Announces HMD Global

HMD Global, the licensee the Nokia mobile brand, back in May 2018 at its product launch event promised an Android 8.1 Oreo update for its affordable Nokia 2 handset. Now, the Finnish phone maker has fulfilled its promise and the latest version of Android Oreo is now available for the Nokia 2 as part of the Nokia Beta Labs. With this update, the Nokia 2 becomes the last ... Read More »

Moto XT1920 pops up on FCC, looks like an Android Go phone

  Motorola is preparing the One Power device that should arrive as the successor of the Moto X4 with Stock Android. According to a listing by FCC, the company is also preparing a phone with Android Oreo: Go Edition that has a model name XT1920. Of course, this might be a standard low-end device, but the phone is listed with ... Read More »

Fortnite iOS Revenue 3.7 Times PUBG Mobile on iOS and Android Combined

HIGHLIGHTS PUBG Mobile IAPs went live last week It’s available on Android and iOS Despite a larger player pool, Fortnite made more money on iOS alone Fortnite iOS revenue continues to grow. The popular battle royale shooter has made more money through in-game purchases versus PUBG Mobile. This is despite the latter being available on both Android and iOS while Fortnite ... Read More »

The future of SMS – RCS messaging – to be called “Chat”, Android is all in

In a statement to The Verge, Google has confirmed that it plans to put all of Allo’s resources into smoothing the way for RCS or Rich Communication Services. This is a new standard that it set to replace SMS and will soon be compatible across most major carriers around the world. The Universal RCS Profile supports read receipts, typing notifications, larger ... Read More »

ZTE Delays Earnings Over US Ban, Android Phones Thought to Be Key Area of Concern

HIGHLIGHTS ZTE said it needs time to assess the impact of the US order The order bans American companies from selling parts to ZTE Company was due to release results on Thursday China’s ZTE Corp on Wednesday postponed the release of quarterly earnings, saying it needs time to assess the impact of a US order that bans American companies from selling it parts, which could undermine ... Read More »

How to send Android SMS messages with Amazon Echo, and why it’s a big deal

If you got a Google Home Mini to go with your Android phone this Christmas, one of the first things you probably asked it to do was send a text. But instead of asking what you wanted to say, your Google Home said this: Sorry, I can’t send texts yet. But starting today, if you ask the same question to your Amazon Echo, it ... Read More »