One of the biggest problems with Android phones is the lack of updates from manufacturers. If you buy a Google phone like the new Pixel 2, you’re guaranteed software and security updates for a ... Read More »
While very few phones have received an update to Android 8.0 Oreo outside of Google’s own lineup, a few manufacturers have offered a beta version of the latest version of Android for their flagships. Nokia is the latest with the release of an Oreo beta for the Read More »
Now that Oreo is out and running on Google hardware, every manufacturer is working on the update for its flagship devices and every power user is wondering when they’ll get it on their phones.
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WiFi isn’t a huge battery drain these days, but many users still toggle it on and off to save some juice. Phone batteries aren’t getting all that much bigger, with companies opting for slim bodies over battery life.
The Android O Beta Program is open to join, and it’s a great way to test the latest version of Android. That being said, there’s a good reason that it’s a beta. Much of the software is not perfectly functional and some may be broken entirely.
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Honor isn’t just expanding its devices to the US, it’s also bringing a beta program to us. The company today announced Honor Beta, a program in which applicants will be able to beta test products already being sold and new ones that will reach the market. This applies to both hardware and software.
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Google Maps has been the only option for navigation when it comes to Android Auto since its launch, but that may change soon. Google announced Waze support months ago, but this is the first we’re hearing about progress.
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The beta version of Google Maps has been updated with a new and convenient feature. Tapping the blue dot on your location now offers the option of saving your parking location.
With the parking location you can save notes, a time limit (which will also set a timer), and even photos. This ... Read More »
The Honor 6X is a great budget phone and we loved it during our time with it, but Android 6.0 on a new device was a bit of a bummer and Huawei’s Emotion UI 4.1 is a bit strange, to say the least. While it’s a good and usable skin, ... Read More »