Google today released the first Developer Preview of Android O. The latest version of Android focuses primarily on power management and notification grouping, and it comes with plenty of new APIs allowing developers to create apps that will offer an even richer experience. If you want to install Android O on your Google Pixel, Nexus 6P or Nexus 5X then read on.
OnePlus today started rolling out the OxygenOS 4.1.0 update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T. The update brings Android 7.1.1 Nougat to the handsets along with a handful of improvements to core functionality.
Last week, Google started a wider roll out of Google Assistant for all Android devices running Marshmallow and Nougat. Up until this point, Google’s latest AI-powered virtual assistant was available exclusively on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL.
As Reliance’s CEO Mukesh Ambani had announced in the company’s latest shareholder meeting, Reliance Jio Prime membership is now open for all existing and new Jio subscribers. The subscription will provide Jio users with access to all of Jio’s suite of applications — Jio Music, Jio Movies, Jio Drive etc — for free for the next one year.
How To Use Mi Remote To Control TV, AC, & Other Devices on Redmi Note 3, Redmi Note 4, Redmi 3S, and Mi 5
Xiaomi is among the very few OEMs in the Indian smartphone market that continues to include an IR blaster on all its smartphones that it sells in the country. When paired with the right app, an IR blaster is an incredible feature to have on a smartphone since it allows you to easily control electronic appliances around you.
The Lenovo K6 Power and K6 Note are great phones for their respective price. While not as good as Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4, the handsets are still pretty good and offer great value for money. However, many Lenovo K6 Power/Note users have recently been complaining about issues with the microphone of the handsets.
CyanogenMod might be dead, but the team behind it is still alive and has moved on to work under LineageOS. The first official nightly builds of LineageOS started rolling out from the end of January for over 80+ devices.
With fingerprint scanners increasingly becoming common in smartphones, OEMs have started adding more functionality to them apart from just using them to lock/unlock the handset. Xiaomi, for example, bundles a useful option in MIUI of letting users lock apps on their handset using the fingerprint scanner.