Google May Remove Access To Undocumented/Hidden APIs In Android P

While some Android enthusiasts are speculating what dessert the next version of Android will be named after, there are some interesting developments going on behind-the-scenes. We’ve spotted a few note-worthy...

Honor View 10 Updated with Face Unlock and More

Today owners of the Honor View 10 will be receiving updates that include several new features. This XDA TV video shows off the face unlock, intelligent screen on, and smart...

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Google Introduces Bill Protection to Project Fi, Offers Unlimited Talk, Text and Data for $80/Month

Google launched Project Fi in April 2015 with the goal of offering a cheap, uncomplicated alternative to incumbent MVNOs like Cricket and MetroPCS. It’s simple: $20 per month for talk and...
January 18, 2018 10:50 AM

Google Will Use Page Speed as a Ranking Factor for Google Search on Mobile in July 2018

Google understands the importance of web page loading times — slow websites ruin the user experience. That’s why speed factors into how well websites rank in Google Search on the...
January 18, 2018 10:25 AM

Chrome for Android will soon support Chrome’s DNS Prefetching for Faster Web Browsing

Chrome for Android will soon support DNS prefetching, a technology that allows for faster web browsing, according to a merged commit in the Chromium Gerrit. DNS prefetching, which is also...
January 18, 2018 10:00 AM

Essential Phone Android Oreo Beta 3 Adds Spectre and Meltdown Patches

With the recent controversy surrounding the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, it’s no wonder that many smartphone users are worried about the status of their devices. While it’s true that neither...
January 18, 2018 9:35 AM

Dirty Unicorns Oreo Release Candidate Builds With New Dirty Tweaks Eye Candy are Now Available

Dirty Unicorns, one of the most popular custom ROMs around, has made the jump to Android Oreo 8.1 with the debut of Release Candidate (RC) 12. Known for such features...
January 17, 2018 6:15 PM

Security-Focused Android Fork CopperheadOS is Coming to the Google Pixel 2/2 XL

Security-minded folks using an Android phone as their daily driver normally take additional measures to toughen up their devices, sometimes by replacing Google apps and services with FOSS alternatives from repositories...
January 17, 2018 5:35 PM

Pro-tip: Add Shopping List Items to Google Keep by Threatening Google Assistant

The Google Assistant can preheat your smart oven, highlight your upcoming appointments, and shuffle through your favorite tunes. One of its most convenient features, though, is a shopping list accessible...
January 17, 2018 5:05 PM

Report: Samsung Nearly Completes Development of AI Chips for Smartphones and Servers

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a bit of a buzzword these days, as companies in the industry make an effort to differentiate their offerings. In 2017, both Apple and Huawei...
January 17, 2018 4:15 PM

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime Launched in India with Samsung Mall, Starts at Rs. 12,990 ($203)

Samsung is doing well in the Indian smartphone market, but it’s coming under increasing pressure from the likes of Xiaomi. In the third quarter of 2017, Xiaomi tied Samsung for...
January 17, 2018 4:00 PM

Report: Samsung to Unveil a Prototype 5G Modem for Smartphones in the Second Half of 2018

The first 5G spec was finalized last month, and some networks are slated to go live in 2019 ahead of a rollout in 2020. Companies are jockeying for positions in...
January 17, 2018 3:40 PM

Honor 9 Lite with 5.65″ 18:9 display & Android Oreo coming to India for Rs. 10,999 ($172)

Last month, Honor, a subsidiary of Huawei, launched the Honor 7X for international markets, including India. Then, on January 8, the company launched the flagship Honor View 10 in the...
January 17, 2018 3:30 PM

Wi-Fi Direct Printing Might Come to Android in the Near Future

Until recently, printer support in Android was pretty spotty. Google Cloud Print, a half-solution that routes print jobs through Google’s servers, came to Android in 2013; Android KitKat added native printing;...
January 17, 2018 3:00 PM