Google Calendar is a popular app for many people, Android users or not, and now the web version is getting a much-needed update to clean things up.
The first batch of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL reviews are out ahead of the smaller Pixel making its way into the hands of customers in the United States. While Google was in a rush to release the original Pixel on time, it had more time in hand to design and develop the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
Pixel 2 Features Google’s First Custom Designed Chip Called Pixel Visual Core; Will Be Enabled with Android 8.1 Oreo Update
Google today announced that the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL come with its first custom-designed ISP dubbed Pixel Visual Core. The company did not mention anything about this chip when it first unveiled the new Pixel handsets in early October and there is a good reason for that.
Qualcomm today unveiled its latest mid-range chip, the Snapdragon 636 featuring its Kryo 260 CPU running at 1.8GHz. The company claims it offers a 40 percent performance improvement over the Snapdragon 630 and adds support for FHD+ displays and Assertive Display which tweaks the display visibility depending on the lighting conditions.
Huawei, the world’s second-largest smartphone maker, today unveiled the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro — its flagship handsets for the international market. While Huawei has met with huge success in China, the company has also managed to create a reputation for itself in the European smartphone market.
OnePlus’ OxygenOS Analytics Program to Collect Less Information; Opt-Out Option to Be Added to Setup Wizard
Last week, it was discovered that OnePlus was silently collecting some key user data through the analytics app in OxygenOS. This includes the IMEI number, MAC addresses of Wi-Fi networks, when the handset is unlocked, and when a user opens an app etc. The discovery led to a huge outcry among OnePlus users who found the move from the company unethical and in violation of their privacy.
Thanks to the excellent budget smartphones it has been launching consistently in India, Xiaomi has been dominating the smartphone market in the country. This is despite the marketing blitz from the likes of Oppo and Vivo who have plastered their ads in almost every nook and cranny of the country.
OnePlus today released a beta build of OxygenOS for the OnePlus 3 and 3T based on Android 8.0 Oreo. It is quite impressive to see OnePlus managing to release a beta build of Oreo so quickly for the 3.
OnePlus today rolled out the first beta of Android 8.0 Oreo for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T through its OxygenOS beta program. The company has been using its beta program to push out new features to advanced users for testing and stability purposes before pushing it to all OnePlus 3/3T owners out there.
As if the lack of a headphone jack on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL was not already disappointing enough, Google also went ahead and priced the USB-C to 3.5mm adapter for the handsets at a steep $20. While the company will bundle one such adapter with the devices, most people are likely to lose them and hunt for replacement units soon after.