Author Archives: Rajesh Pandey

About Rajesh Pandey

Rajesh is a 21-year old freelance writer from Kolkata, India. He loves to tinker around with his Android devices and flash custom ROMs on them.

Android O Features: All the New and Hidden Features We’ve Found So Far

Android O Features: All the New and Hidden Features We’ve Found So Far

Earlier this week, Google surprised everyone by releasing the first Developer Preview of Android O. Unlike Nougat, Android O is not as feature packed as Android Nougat. Instead, it comes with plenty of minor enhancements and APIs that will help in improving the overall experience of using the OS.

Android O Gallery: A Visual Glimpse of the New Features

Android O Gallery: A Visual Glimpse of the New Features

At first glance, it might look like that Android O is not packed with as many new features as Nougat was. While the OS surely lacks as many headlining new features as Nougat, it still comes with its fair share of new features and enhancements to play around with. For now, Google has only released the Android O Developer Preview build for compatible Nexus and Pixel devices. 

Here’s How 1Password for Android Will Work on Android O With The New Autofill API

Here’s How 1Password for Android Will Work on Android O With The New Autofill API

Autofill API is among the major new API being introduced by Google in Android O. As the name suggests, the API will allow password managers and similar apps to easily fill login information in other apps without any hacks and workarounds.

Moto G5 Plus Launching in the US for $229 on March 31

Moto G5 Plus Launching in the US for $229 on March 31

Motorola’s latest budget wonder, the Moto G5 Plus, will be making its way to the US shores on March 31 for $229, with pre-orders starting on March 24.

Google Hangouts for Android Will Lose SMS Integration On May 22

Google Hangouts for Android Will Lose SMS Integration On May 22

Google is sending out email to Google admin users informing them that Hangouts SMS integration will  stop working after May 22, 2017. The company will presumably roll out an update on the day that will disable the SMS integration functionality on the app.

Samsung Cannot Sell Its Exynos Chipset To Others Due to License Deal with Qualcomm

Samsung Cannot Sell Its Exynos Chipset To Others Due to License Deal with Qualcomm

Up until now, it was believed that Samsung was intentionally keeping its Exynos chipsets reserved for its devices. However, it looks like it was Qualcomm that has been preventing Samsung from selling its Exynos chipset to other OEMs all this time.

Nokia Will Launch Its Android Smartphones in the US

Nokia Will Launch Its Android Smartphones in the US

Nokia has confirmed that it will be launching its new Android smartphones — the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 — in the United States. In fact, the company is planning on launching its new handsets on a global scale.

Google Photos Can Now Backup ‘Preview’ Quality Photos on 2G Connection; Duo Gains Audio Calling Functionality

Google Photos Can Now Backup ‘Preview’ Quality Photos on 2G Connection; Duo Gains Audio Calling Functionality

Google has announced new updates to Allo, Duo, and Google Photos to better cater to users who have access to slow and spotty data network. 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Performance Compared To Snapdragon 820 and Huawei’s Kirin 960 Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Performance Compared To Snapdragon 820 and Huawei’s Kirin 960 Chipset

Qualcomm’s flagship chip for 2017, the Snapdragon 835, has been teased numerous times by the company since the beginning of this year, but devices powered by the chipset are still at least a month away from being released to the market.

Final Android O Build To Release in Q3, 2017; Next Developer Preview Build To Release in May

Final Android O Build To Release in Q3, 2017; Next Developer Preview Build To Release in May

Yesterday, Google dropped the first Developer Preview of Android O. The latest version of Android comes with little user-facing changes, with most of the improvements being related to improving the overall experience of using the OS. In its announcement, Google noted that the first Developer Preview of Android O will not be available through the Android beta program because it is buggy and has stability issues.