Android Q Beta 5 Has Rolled Out To The Essential Phone

While the Essential Phone might not have received the warm welcome that the company hoped it would, the upside is that the company seems to be quite on the ball when it comes to updates. They were one of the first few handset makers to roll out the Android 9.0 Pie update for their phone, and now it seems that they could be on track to do the same with […]


Huawei To Debut EMUI 10 In August

Now that Huawei is (sort of) allowed to do business with US companies again, this means that in terms of smartphone operating systems, the company should be allowed to use Google Play services moving forwards. However, there is also the question of its own operating system, and what this change means for it.


How To Turn On The Google Map Speedometer

If you use Google Maps frequently while you’re driving, then the built-in speedometer feature could be useful, and here’s how you turn it on.


SwiftKey For Android Could Get Crippled With Google’s New Policy

The problem with third-party apps on mobile devices is that they need to comply with the rules and policies set by the company that owns the ecosystem, whether it be Apple or Google. For the most part, if the app complies, they are usually left alone, but there are times when it could spell bad news for the app and its users.


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Mozilla’s Firefox Preview Browser Is Twice As Fast

One of the main components that makes for a good browsing experience is speed. If a website takes too long to load, most people would just give up and seek an alternative website instead. While web hosts do play a role in determining how fast pages load, browser are also crucial in this aspect where it will also help determine loading times.


Pokemon Masters Will Be Coming To Mobile This Summer

The Pokemon franchise makes perfect sense as a mobile game and if you are looking forward to playing more Pokemon games on your phone, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Pokemon Masters has been announced for a release this coming summer. However, this game will be slightly different in that it seems to be focusing more on the social aspects of the game.


Microsoft’s Dual-Screen Surface Device May Support Android Apps

It has been rumored for a while now that Microsoft is working on a dual-display device which will be introduced under the Surface brand. A recent report had even suggested that the company had displayed a prototype of this device to employees. A new report claims that this unnamed device will have two 9 inch displays with 4:3 aspect ratio and that it will be capable of running Android apps.


Bill Gates’ ‘Greatest Mistake Ever’ Was Losing Out To Android

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talked about what he considers to be his “greatest mistake every” at the company during an interview at venture capital firm Village Global. It was the company’s haphazard move from Windows Mobile to Windows Phone. That move allowed Android to become the only true alternative to Apple’s iOS platform.


Huawei Reassures That Existing Phones Will Be Updated To Android Q

With Huawei being hit with a trade ban with US companies, one of the implications is how it might affect its smartphones. We have heard that the company could be considering building its own OS or using Sailfish, but what about existing smartphones? Google has confirmed that existing devices will continue to be supported, but we’re sure that these changes has probably demoralized Huawei quite a bit.


Google App For Android Testing A Way To Share Your Search With Others

Despite Google being so easy and straightforward to use, people still like to ask questions that they can easily Google the answer for, but we get it, sometimes older users might not be familiar with the process and the good news is that Google is testing out a way for users to easily share their searches.


YouTube Is Testing A New Way Of Displaying Comments On Android

Most of us have used the YouTube app on our phones. One of the ways to view the comments on our phones is by scrolling all the way down. This isn’t the most convenient way of viewing comments, but according to a report from XDA Developers, it appears that the company is testing out a new way of displaying comments on the Android app.


Dr. Mario World Will Launch On iOS And Android Devices Next Month

If you enjoy games like Bejeweled where you match gems of similar colors to “clear” a space, then you might have played games like Dr. Mario in the past. If you enjoyed the game, then you might be pleased to learn that Nintendo has since announced a new Dr. Mario game that will be coming onto iOS and Android devices next month.


Someone Got Overwatch Running On A Nintendo Switch By Using Android

The Nintendo Switch is an incredibly popular console, and as such, there are more developers interested in creating games for it than its predecessor, the Wii U. Blizzard has yet to make any of their games available on the console, although in the past, the company has expressed some interest in it.


Huawei Could Be Considering The Use Of Sailfish OS

Due to the ongoing legal troubles that Huawei is experiencing in the US, the company will most likely need to start finding an alternative operating system for its smartphones. We had heard rumors that the company could be working on their own OS, but according to new reports, it seems that the company could actually turn to the use of a different but existing OS.