Android

android-screen-900Android is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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Call of Duty Mobile Will Lose Its Zombie Mode On March 25
Despite being somewhat grounded in “reality”, one of the fun and unique aspects of the Call of Duty franchise is its Zombies mode. This mode was later brought over to the mobile version of the game, but it seems that following the 25th of March, the developers of Call of Duty Mobile will be removing it from the game.

Galaxy S20 Ultra Camera ReviewEditor's Pick
Unlike competitors, the Galaxy S20 Ultra integrates the 108 Megapixel resolution (12000×9000) as one of the resolutions in the “auto mode”, so users can set it as the default maximum resolution. It’s really interesting because it’s the first time we’re going to use the full resolution of the sensor in our tests.

You Can Now Install Android On iPhone With Project Sandcastle
This might sound like a lot – but it is a real thing. With Project Sandcastle, you can install Android on an iPhone.The co-founders of the project have also managed to port Android to the original iPhone (the first edition).Now, along with a team of developers, they have made it possible for you to install Android on an iPhone.For now, you would notice that only iPhone 7 and the iPhone […]

Multiplayer For Mario Kart Tour Will Be Launching March 8
One of the appealing aspects of Nintendo’s Mario Kart series is the ability to play against your friends and other people around the world. Unfortunately, multiplayer was one the features that was missing when Nintendo launched Mario Kart Tour, which for those unfamiliar is the mobile version of the game.

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Xiaomi Mi Note 10 / CC9 Camera ReviewEditor's Pick
When it launched, the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 / Note 10 Pro (called Xiaomi CC9 in other regions) was the first commercially available 108 Megapixel mobile camera. Since late 2019 the Megapixel War is back in full swing, and it will only increase in 2020 as phone chips, such as the Snapdragon 865, can support up to 200 Megapixel cameras.

This Smartphone Can Dual Boot Both Android And Linux
Our smartphones come with an operating system that has been preloaded onto it. In this day and age, we’re pretty much limited to either iOS or Android. This is versus PCs where users have slightly more options. In fact, on PCs, users have the ability to dual boot operating systems, where two OS can live on a single device.

Google Removes 600 Apps From The Play Store Over Disruptive Ads
These days, we’re starting to see more apps take the free-to-play approach. It is understandable because by removing the cost to play the game, players might be more tempted to give it a shot. However, developers and publishers still need to get paid, and as a result, ads are typically inserted into these games as a means of generating revenue.

Microsoft To Bring Its Antivirus App To iOS And Android Devices
On the mobile front, Microsoft hasn’t done quite as well as the competition. Instead, the company has opted to try and take on the mobile industry through software, where they have released apps for both iOS and Android devices. Now it looks like Microsoft will be expanding on that with its antivirus software.

Mozilla Brings Its Firefox VPN Service Onto Android
There are plenty of VPN options available on mobile devices, but if you’re looking for an alternative, you might be interested to learn that Mozilla has since released its VPN app for mobile devices. However, it should be noted that as it stands, it is currently in closed beta so you’ll need an invite to use it, at least for now.

Pokemon GO Will Block Players If It Detects Custom Recoveries
One of the things to love about Android is its customizability and flexibility. For example, users can create custom recovery partitions on their devices where they can use it to flash custom ROMs, root their devices, make backups, and so on, in more robust and alternate ways apart from the official Google method.

Android’s New ‘Emoji Kitchen’ Will Make Chatting A Lot More Fun
One of the problems with emojis is that they tend to be a bit static. While many companies have expanded on the number of different types of emojis over the years, we reckon that it could stand to be a bit more varied. Thankfully, Google has an idea and that is to combine various emojis together to create new mashups.

How To Use Android's Clipboard Like A Pro
A clipboard is a specific storage space where the information of what you cut/copy resides temporarily. Technically, the data is stored in your RAM and helps you quickly access the data you cut/copied from a document.

Automatic Call Screening Is Now Available On All Pixel Devices
Unlike in the past when Google used to sell Nexus branded handsets, these days, Google’s Pixel devices tend to launch with features that are exclusive to the current handset. However, to Google’s credit, the company does eventually port some of those features over to its older devices.

Google Maps To Add New Features & A New Look For iPhone & Android
As Google Maps turns 15 today, they will be rolling out a new look along with a bunch of new features to iPhone and Android smartphones to celebrate the occasion.You can start noticing the new look if you’ve recently updated Google Maps today.If you haven’t yet, we insist you update the app as soon as possible to experience the fresh look.Along with a new look, the new update improves on […]