Recent changes to the Google Play Store policies mean that developers can now temporarily list their apps as free on the Play Store. Many developers have been taking advantage of this new rule from Google to better promote their apps. And now to promote their apps and ensure that users don’t miss out on great deals, Google has added a ‘Free App of the Week’ section to the Play Store.
Confirming previous reports, Samsung today announced that it will be offering refurbished and recycled Galaxy Note 7 units to customers. The company has laid down three principles to ensure that all the Galaxy Note 7 units it has received so far are recycled and processed in an environmentally-friendly manner.
In a couple of days from now, Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in New York. However, a massive leak surrounding the handset over the weekend has revealed almost everything about Samsung’s latest flagship.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.