Sony just started rolling out their Android Marshmallow concept for lucky Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact users who live in select regions. Thankfully though, XDA Senior Member imputazz has collected...
With the advent of permissions management in Android Marshmallow, more users will (hopefully) begin scrutinizing the permissions requested by the applications they use. Why in the world would a flashlight...
The HTC "Marlin" Nexus will be accompanying the HTC "Sailfish" Nexus for being this years Nexus devices, and specs of Marlin have now emerged. The Marlin will be sporting a 5.5" QHD AMOLED display, 4GB RAM, 32GB and 128GB storage variants, rear fingerprint scanner, 3450 mAh battery and more. AndroidPolice notes that both the Sailfish and Marlin are likely to sport the same design language and other traits, with the only differences now being in screen size, resolution and battery.
Google has been using SwiftShader in Chrome since 2009, and they're also using it in Android development tools as well as cloud services. This technology allows for 3D rendering on systems that can’t fully support hardware-accelerated rendering. This technology is now fully open source and those who are interested can access the git repo here.
On July 22nd, Dropbox will change the way camera uploads are handled with smartphones for basic accounts. If you want to continue with your automated camera uploads, basic customers will have to install the desktop application or upgrade to a pro account. Dropbox Basic customers will still be able to upload their camera photos, but it'll have to be done manually.
Before the official release of the OnePlus 3, we learned that the company was also discussing the idea of releasing a smartwatch as well. They ended up tossing out the idea so they could focus 100% on the upcoming flagship, but this week we got a look at some unique designs OnePlus was thinking about using.
Google's Tango AR technology can be very taxing on the CPU unless there's a way to offload the work being done and this is exactly what Qualcomm is doing with the Snapdragon 652, 820 and future 6xx/8xx SoCs. So while older Snapdragon 6xx/8xx chips can't be used in a Tango device, OEMs will be free to use the 652, 820 or any newer chip in the 600 or 800 series.
Google's Summer of Code 2016 started a little more than a month ago and today we've reached the halfway point. Now that we've reached the halfway point and both mentors as well as the students have finished their midterm evaluations, Google has released some statistics about the event.
Depending on your Google account settings, the Mountain View tech giant tracks a lot of your daily online activity. This week, the company has launched a new My Activity page that does a few things. Firstly, you can use it to revisit something you did or looked at earlier today. The page will also let you delete the usage data Google has collected about you.
In an event in New Delhi, Xiaomi has launched the Mi Max in India. The phone comes in two RAM+storage variants, with the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant with Snapdragon 650 SoC costing Rs. 14,999 ($222) and the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage and Snapdragon 652 SoC comes in at Rs. 19,999 ($296), and the first flash sale is scheduled for July 6th. The Mi Max sports a big 6.44" FHD Display and sits firmly in the phablet category.
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