Some people are getting a new prompt when trying to download an app in the Play Store over mobile data. The prompt offers to delay the app download until you’re on WiFi. Before, you’d be prompted to connect to WiFi or cancel the download. When you connect to Wi-Fi, the download will automatically begin.
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Do you own a Chromecast? Do you want to get new features before anyone else does? Then the new Chromecast Preview Program is for you.
Google today announced an optional preview program for Chromecasts. This isn’t a beta program, since it’s still stable and ready to use on a daily basis. However, you will see new ... Read More »
OnePlus wants to let its users test software builds before release, so the company released a community build of OxygenOS 3.5 for the OnePlus 3. It seems to be a trend for companies to release test builds or beta builds for devices, as Read More »
LG is joining in on the fun and offering a beta test of Android 7.0 Nougat for owners of the LG G5! Unfortunately, this beta test is extremely limited.
Only 2,000 people are going to be able to use this beta software, only in South Korea, and only on the ... Read More »
Sony is no stranger to offering beta versions of Android to test on its devices. The company would offer Android 6.0 Marshmallow to a limited amount of devices for testers, which was and is unheard of for other companies.
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Battery life is all the rage these days, with beefy batteries and quick charging technology being the norm. But the more you charge a battery, the faster it deteriorates. Sony is thinking about this and giving users a way to keep their batteries healthy.
Sony has updated the Xperia Z2, Read More »
Over the past few years, we’ve seen a great deal of new players enter into the smartphone market. One of the more intriguing companies is Nextbit, a company founded by ex-Googlers that has created a smartphone that’s centered around cloud storage. The Nextbit Robin has received positive reviews since its release, and has ... Read More »
If you’re down for testing the latest and greatest apps, Google just gave the Maps app its own official beta version. You’ll have to sign up to test this new beta, and it might be buggy and dysfunctional, so this isn’t for everyone.
If you want to give it a ... Read More »
Spotted in a new alpha build of Twitter for Android, it appears Twitter is testing a new feature that would enable a darker night mode for the app that makes night tweeting a little easier on the eyes.
While not much is known about the night mode being tested at this time, Android does allow ... Read More »
Sony’s Stamina mode was a feature in older software builds that served as a battery saving mode. It shut off many different processes and features to preserve your precious battery life. Unfortunately, with Google including Doze mode in Marshmallow, Sony had to remove the feature so it wouldn’t interfere.
The company promised that the feature ... Read More »