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Huawei begins its long-shot transition from Android with a Harmony OS beta for select smartphones and tablets

When we talk about mobile operating systems, there are only two major solutions around today: Android and iOS. And Apple's tight control over iOS means that Android is the only true solution for OEMs building their own smartphones. But Android also is very much dependent on Google despite being open-source, thanks to Google's grip with...

Huawei starts rolling out EMUI 11 stable update to the P40 series

The U.S. administration's trade restrictions on Huawei has limited how the Chinese giant employs Android on its devices. But, that has not disturbed their schedule of incremental updates to their custom Android skin — EMUI — due every year. Back in September, Huawei introduced EMUI 11 with improvement to the user experience and privacy. Then...

What is the Difference Between a Periscope and Telephoto Camera?

Cameras are indispensable to phones. Ever since the first camera phone, cameras have been so central to phones' branding that many companies cash in solely on their devices' abilities to capture Pixel-perfect (pun definitely intended) photographs. Over recent years, phone makers have channeled their creative energy into improving cameras and accommodating more sensors on smartphones....

EMUI 11 Hands-on: Huawei’s latest Android update makes multitasking easier

At its annual Developer Conference today, Huawei unveiled EMUI 11, the company's latest Android-based software release for smartphones and tablets. EMUI, formerly called Emotion UI, is now in its 9th iteration, having initially released back in 2012 using Google's Android 2.3 as a base. After Google released Android 8 Oreo back in 2017, Huawei bumped...

Huawei P40 Pro series gets EMUI 10.1.0.140 with Smart Eye Tracking, Super Night Portrait Mode 3.0, and Ring Light compensation

Huawei has been striving to give several reasons for users to buy its phones despite the unavailability of Google's apps. It has been bolstering its own App Gallery as a replacement for the Google Play Store by onboarding several third-party applications like HERE WeGo Maps to run on its devices. Against all odd, Huawei launched...

Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom add lens correction profiles for the Huawei P40 Pro, Apple iPhone SE, iPad Pro, and more

A number of premium and mid-range smartphones these days feature a Pro mode in the camera app that lets users make manual adjustments to the ISO, shutter speed, white balance, and exposure while capturing images. More often than not, the Pro mode also includes a RAW image capture setting that lets users save captured images...

Energy Ring battery indicator adds support for OPPO Find X2 Pro, Huawei P40 Pro, POCO X2, Redmi Note 9, and more

The hole-punch camera cutout is one of those display design elements that has seen widespread adoption among smartphone makers in the last year. If you're not a fan of mechanical pop-up cameras or notches, the hole-punch cutout layout is indeed a viable alternative. You can even utilize the space around the camera hole(s) as a...

EMUI 10.1.0.131 update on the Huawei P40 adds Petal Search to help you find apps and a picture-in-picture frame to help you zoom past 15X

Huawei's flagship P40 series launched with the company's latest custom Android skin — EMUI 10.1 — earlier this year in March. Shortly after the launch, Huawei rolled out EMUI 10.1.0.121 to the devices, which brought some camera improvements, a new Huawei Assistant top-level setting, and the Android security patches for April 2020. The new Huawei...

Huawei’s Celia voice assistant is now available on EMUI 10.1 on the Huawei P40

Huawei is trying hard to decouple Google services from their custom Android skin, EMUI, due to the trade ban imposed on the company by the US government. Replacing the Google Play Store with the Huawei AppGallery and shipping Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) instead of Google Mobile Services are some of the notable steps in that...

EMUI 10.1.0.121 rolls out for the Huawei P40 with camera improvements and a new Huawei Assistant setting

Huawei launched its flagship Huawei P40 series earlier this year in March. The devices launched with the company's custom Android skin — EMUI 10 — based on Android 10. However, due to the trade ban imposed on the company by the U.S. government, the smartphones shipped with Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) and the Huawei AppGallery...

Huawei announces the Next-Image 2020 photography competition with prizes including a Huawei P40 Pro and up to $10,000

Huawei is among the leading pioneers of smartphone photography and it has proved this time and again with its P Series. Despite the hurdles due to the executive order passed by the U.S. President last year, Huawei has been launching new flagship phones, although in select markets. It launched the Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and...

Huawei P40 series starts at £699 in the UK with pre-order bonuses like the FreeBuds 3

The Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro+ were launched in an online event last month. These are the latest flagships from Huawei, bringing along some very enticing hardware technologies to the average consumer. There are design changes on board, better displays, better cameras, and much more, giving users plenty of reason to be excited...