Google reportedly working on a third Pixel smartphone codenamed ‘taimen’

It was recently leaked that Google’s follow up to 2016’s Pixel and Pixel XL have been codenamed ‘muskie‘ and ‘walleye‘. So we know Google is at least keeping the trend of codenaming their devices based on marine life. However, according to a new report, it would seem Mountain Veiw has another device, specifically a smartphone, up its sleeve. Multiple sources cited by Droid-Life are now claiming that the Search giant is working on a device codenamed ‘taimen‘. Continue reading “Google reportedly working on a third Pixel smartphone codenamed ‘taimen’”

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The next version of Android will be smarter with new assistive features

Android 7.0 Nougat has hardly made it to even 3 percent of all Android devices and we’re already getting closer to the announcement of the next version of Android, which many believe will be called Android Oreo. A new leak today claims that Google has been working on some new smart assistive features for Android that will help make life a tad bit easier for users.  Continue reading “The next version of Android will be smarter with new assistive features”

Samsung Galaxy S8 screenshots leaked, download app icons

Samsung Galaxy S8 is weeks away from its official announcement and the rumours ad leaks don’t seem to stop. There were recent rumours suggesting the Galaxy S8 might feature speedy facial recognition. Now we have more leaks featuring the Galaxy S8 and S8 edge as you can see above. Along with those we now also have some screenshots of the UI displaying the homescreen. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 screenshots leaked, download app icons”

Take the Google #myAndroid taste test and share your results

How often do you get bored with the way your smartphone looks currently? In my case, the answer was quite often. When I discovered the customization level on Android for the first time, I think I switched launchers or set ups almost every couple of days, luckily I have finally found a look I dig. But what about people who’re still looking out? I’m sure there are some. How about you let Google give you a hand finding your perfect homescreen?  Continue reading “Take the Google #myAndroid taste test and share your results”

Blackberry releases a new Privacy Shade app for Android

Since moving to Android, Blackberry has pivoted from a hardware manufacturer back to its roots, as a software company focused on privacy and security. Blackberry smartphones are now outsourced instead of being manufactured in-house by the company. As part of its new found direction, Blackberry has been releasing apps for the Android Platform. Continuing the tradition, after launching its Notable app last month, Blackberry has now released a new app called Privacy Shade. Continue reading “Blackberry releases a new Privacy Shade app for Android”

Samsung Galaxy S8 rumoured to feature speedy facial recognition

As the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 neared, we’ve had all sorts of rumours and things were starting to look settled down giving a more and more clearer picture of what to expect. It seemed we knew almost everything there was to know about the device but what do you know, turns out there are still more rumours to come. The latest one claims that the Galaxy S8 will feature a speedy facial recognition capable of unlocking the device in 0.01 seconds. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 rumoured to feature speedy facial recognition”

Google splits Hangouts into Meet and Chat to fight off Slack [Hangouts Meet APK Download]

If you’re wondering what is Google’s actual messaging strategy, so is every one else. Hangouts started as different apps that over time got merged together to form a complete messaging solution, then instead of trying to push it, Google brought two new  half-baked apps that did only one thing. It was announced that Hangouts will take the corporate route and now Hangouts is being split again into two different apps. But it’s not as bad as it sounds. The new apps are called Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet and are geared towards enterprise users directly facing off against the likes of Slack and Skype. Continue reading “Google splits Hangouts into Meet and Chat to fight off Slack [Hangouts Meet APK Download]”

Download OnePlus 5 leaked wallpaper

If you dare to call yourself a smartphone lover there is no way you have not heard the name OnePlus by now. The company took the smartphone world by shock with its first device. The OnePlus 2 didn’t garner the same appreciation  but the third iteration of the OnePlus flagship took the enthusiast market by storm again. The company has proven that when they said “flagship killer” it wasn’t just a marketing tag line. The recent onslaught of devices inspired by the OnePlus concept has indeed made many wonder if flagships are worth the price.  Continue reading “Download OnePlus 5 leaked wallpaper”

Android Nougat rides the Galaxy wave to gain massive distribution boost in February

Since it’s launch last year, Android nougat has struggled to gain market distribution just like any other Android version has over the past years. The Google Pixel had it from the start and several devices from the likes of HTC, Motorola, Sony and LG have had their nougat updates as well yet by the end of January, Nougat 7.0 and 7.1 combined were only present on a mere 1.2% of Android devices.  Continue reading “Android Nougat rides the Galaxy wave to gain massive distribution boost in February”

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