A year on (from the P9) and a subtle shift in emphasis for the latest Huawei consumer flagship – the company has gone all out for the most profitable sector of the market, traditionally dominated by Apple with the iPhone. Here we have front-mounted fingerprint sensor and home control, rounded aluminium unibody that’s almost indistinguishable from the iPhone 6S, plus a raft of cosmetic options – and a suitably iPhone-like bump up in price by over £100. Which is not to say that the P10, reviewed here, isn’t a great little smartphone – it is. It’s just perhaps not the one you should actually choose.
Samsung’s latest flagship handsets — the Galaxy S8 and S8+ — are pretty impressive pieces of technology, especially their Infinity Display. If you decided to jump ship from an iPhone to a Galaxy S8 or S8+, congrats! You have made a wise decision. However, if this is your first time using an Android device and you are wondering how to move your contacts and other data from your iPhone to your brand new Galaxy, worry not as we are here to help you in this endeavour of yours.
Similar to their predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ feature an IP68 certification that makes them dust and water-resistant. If this will be your first Galaxy device or a smartphone in general, then there’s a lot you need to know about the Galaxy S8’s IP68 certification.
Motorola’s excellent mid-range handsets, the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus, are now on sale in most of the major markets of the world. For their price, you simply cannot go wrong with these handsets.
If you recently got a Moto G5 or G5 Plus, check out some tips and tricks for the devices to help you get the most out of them.
Since the release of Android Lollipop, Google has been relentlessly working on improving the efficiency, performance, and battery life management of Android. With Marshmallow, the company introduced Doze and with Nougat, it introduced an even refined version of Doze to further improve battery life. Now, with Android O, Google is introducing another new feature to effectively manage resources: background limits.
The Moto G series single-handedly brought back Motorola’s smartphone business back from the brink of extinction. While the company was eventually sold off to Lenovo after being acquired by Google, its Moto G series have continued to sell in millions of units across the world despite the constant change in its leadership and vision.
Earlier today, Google rolled out the final build of Android 7.1.2 Nougat. The second maintenance build of Android Nougat comes with some minor new features and fixes plenty of bugs plaguing various Nexus and Pixel devices.
Since Marshmallow, Google has used the hidden System UI Tuner menu to hide useful customisation options in the OS. The first Developer Preview of Android O is no different and hides some interesting customisation options under System UI tuner, with one of them being the ability to customise the lock screen shortcuts.
Audio has always been one of Android’s key weakness. After years of work, Google has finally gotten around to get the audio latency to respectable levels in Nougat. With Android O, the company has even gone ahead and added a new AAudio Pro API for professional audio apps for an even lower audio latency.
LG’s latest flagship handset, the LG G6 has gone on sale today in South Korea with the device hitting the United States and other key markets later this month. The handset runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and features LG’s colorful new UX 6.0 that also comes with plenty of new features. Check out some top tips and tricks for the LG G6 here to help you get the most out of the phone.