There’s a new experimental app from Google which aims to bring one of Allo’s best feature to all messaging apps out there. Dubbed Reply and made by Google’s Area 120 experimental division, the app brings Allo’s Smart Reply feature to other third-party messaging apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, Skype, Slack, Hangouts, and more.
Google introduced a new permissions model for third-party apps in Android with the release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Instead of giving apps access to all permissions while installing them, Google adopted an approach similar to iOS where apps would explicitly ask for permission as and when they require it.
Remember Swype? The keyboard that was once famous for introducing swipe typing on smartphones? Well, Nuance, the developer of the keyboard, has confirmed that it is no longer in development for Android.
The Redmi Note 5 Pro is being hailed as a camera beast by Xiaomi. The company’s Redmi smartphones have never really been known for their camera performance but this time around, it looks like Xiaomi is turning a new leaf with the dual-camera setup on the Redmi Note 5 Pro.
In less than a week from now, Samsung will be unveiling the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ — its flagship phones for 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. The handsets have already leaked plenty of time over the last one month but today’s leak provides us with almost every possible information about them. Even better, the press photos of the handsets have been leaked as well.
While you can take screenshots on stock Android, the feature has been implemented in a bare bone manner by Google. On devices from Samsung and almost every other OEM, you can annotate and edit screenshots after taking them. Even Apple got around to adding the ability to edit and annotate screenshots with iOS 11.
The Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro will go on sale in India from next week. The budget mid-range handsets from Xiaomi are all set to rule the sub-15k smartphone market in India thanks to the insane price-to-performance ratio they offer.
How to Add, Delete Home Screens, Widgets, Create Folders, & More on Redmi Note 5, Redmi 5A, Redmi Note 4, and MIUI 9
Xiaomi has been rolling out constant updates to MIUI, its own Android skin, with a major update every year. With MIUI 9, the company introduced a slew of optimizations for performance improvements. However, MIUI 9 failed to bring a radical redesign of the UI which means the stock launcher on MIUI looks and still behaves in the same way. This also means that the task of moving applications on the home screen, adding widgets, and more remain as complicated as before.
Google is testing a new system that will send a more accurate location information of people calling 911 to emergency responders. The company tested the system across 50 call centers in Texas, Tennessee, and Florida in December and January covering over 2.4 million people.
With its smartphone division struggling to turn a profit, LG has decided to revamp its flagship smartphone strategy this year. Leaks have already confirmed that the company will not be releasing a new flagship smartphone at MWC this year. Instead, it will be launching an upgraded version of the LG V30 with some new AI features.