Department of Justice calls Google ‘monopolist’ in its antitrust lawsuit
Google argues that the antitrust lawsuit is deeply flawed, and that it doesn’t square with either the facts or the law.
Chromebooks
Google is promising nine years of Chrome OS updates for a few Chromebooks
This is definitely a great move and a good omen too, but it is far from a permanent solution to the biggest limitation of Chromebooks.
Oxygen OS 11
OnePlus rolls out Android 11-based stable Oxygen OS 11 update for OnePlus 8 series
Oxygen OS 11 update for the OnePlus 7T duo, OnePlus 7 pair, OnePlus 6T, OnePlus 6 and OnePlus Nord will also arrive “in the future,”
October Android security update will hopefully save my Pixel 3 from going into the trash
I’ve been struggling with random bootloop issues on my Pixel 3 ever since I updated it to Android 11, and I’m not the only one affected by it.
Google delays its Play Store billing mandate until March 2022 for Indian developers
Google is extending the implementation deadline of its in-app payment mandate until March 31, 2020 for Indian developers.
Google clarifies Play Store payment policy, says Android 12 will ease using third-party app stores
Google says that all new app submissions after January 20, 2021 must adopt Google Play Store’s native billing system for in-app purchases.
Apple fixes iOS 14 bug that reset default app preferences after a reboot
The iOS 14.0.1 update addresses a bug that reverted back the default email and browser setting every time your iPhone rebooted.
iOS 14 bug reverts the default app choice to Safari and Mail if your iPhone reboots
You can change the default app settings again, but it surely is disappointing for users who had to wait a long time for it to arrive.
HDC 2020
HUAWEI Developer Conference 2020: All the landmark announcements and launches
The HUAWEI Developer Conference 2020 concluded a few days ago with exciting product and software announcements. Catch up on it in our HDC 2020 recap!
Android 11 Go Edition is here, brings more out of phones with up to 2GB of RAM
Android 11 Go Edition also brings support for one-time app permissions, boosts app launch speed by 15% and gesture-based navigations.
HUAWEI announces HMS 5.0 with improvements
AppGallery now connects with Huawei Cloud.
HUAWEI outlines AppGallery progress and initiatives for developers at HDC 2020
HUAWEI is establishing global ecosystem cooperation labs and global developer service centers to assist developers.
HUAWEI announces HarmonyOS 2.0, coming to smartphones in 2021
HUAWEI is relying on a versatile authentication portfolio that includes everything from facial and fingerprint data to voice match and even heart rate data to grant access to system information and capabilities.
HDC 2020
HUAWEI Developer Conference 2020 starts on September 10, exciting announcements ahead
HUAWEI has teased the debut of new audio wearables, a smartwatch, fitness band and laptops, and will also talk about its software ecosystem.
Android 11 update for Pixel users in India
Android 11 released for Pixel smartphones via the stable channel. What’s new?
Android 11 introduces a host of useful new features, and a few Pixel-first upgrades as well. Check out what’s new in the update.
HUAWEI brings TomTom GO Navigation app to AppGallery now that Google Maps is gone
The app offers features such as lane guidance, traffic monitoring, locally downloadable 3D maps and speed camera warnings to name a few.
Chrome OS update improves video capture, brings Wi-Fi Sync tool and smarter search
The Wi-Fi Sync feature will save users the hassle of saving Wi-Fi passwords, especially in groups where multiple Chromebooks are shared.
Realme X3
Several Realme phones are getting “Smooth Scrolling” feature
The feature is present under Settings >Realme Lab.
Apple blames Fortnite fiasco on Epic Games, says the developer demanded a special deal
Apple even likened Epic Games’ decision to bypass the App Store payment rules to that of shoplifting.
Google limits third-party camera apps on Android 11 devices to boost privacy
Google says the change has been made to ensure that the EXIF location metadata is correctly processed based on the location permissions for an app.
Sony’s new software will let you turn its digital cameras into high-resolution webcams
All you need is the software installed on your PC and a USB cable, and your video calls will look cinematic. Or at least, much better than before.
Samsung names the phones and tablets that will get three generations of Android updates
Unsurprisingly, the list mostly comprises of flagship devices, but there are a few Galaxy A-series smartphones in the eligible device line-up as well.
OnePlus Gallery enables 4K 60fps video editing and projecting photos to OnePlus TV
The update also resolves a host of bugs in the app.
Android 11-based Wear OS announced with new features and support for Qualcomm’s latest SoCs
The upcoming Wear OS update arrives in the fall season and brings up to a 20% speed improvement in startup time for apps.
Apple plans to launch subscription service bundles alongside the iPhone 12 series: Report
These subscription service bundles will be launched under the “Apple One” brand and will cost less compared to the combined price of each service.