A slightly dramatic headline, admittedly, but accurate. You see, Android 6.0 and above uses new systems from Google to help extend battery life: ‘Doze’, which restricts what apps can do in the background when a phone is stationary and unused, and ‘App Standby’, which does much the same thing but is based on how long it is since you last used a particular application. In either case, certain applications can be accidentally affected – but here’s how to keep them chugging along.
Six months on from our last Top 10, here’s the Christmas 2016 list, with mainly new content – as you’d expect in a busy smartphone world. And, in terms of variety and value, we’ve never had it so good in the Android world, even if all but one of the top of the line phones are still as eye-wateringly expensive as ever…
Now that the Pixel and Pixel XL from Google are officially official, the folks at the event were able to get some brief hands-on time with the handsets.
On October 4, Google held an event that was meant to show off not only new hardware, but how its new machine learning- and artificial intelligence-based Assistant is meant to hold them all together.
Google has some big plans for its
Nexus Pixel smartphones this year. The company is abandoning its Nexus lineup in favor of a new Pixel branding. And just like OEMs, Google seems to be planning on customizing the OS to its liking.
With the October 4th launch event of the new Pixel smartphones from Google and HTC fast approaching, more details about the handsets have been making their way to the internet. As per sources of Android Police, the upcoming Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones will sport an IP53 certification that does not make them dust and water-resistant. This is the same certification that the HTC 10 also comes with.
Earlier today, Google posted a teaser for its upcoming Pixel smartphones and launched a new site madeby.google.com confirming that it will be unveiling the new phones on October 4th. The relatively plain website the design of a phone in the middle that cycles between various photos.
After leaking in a video and Google officially confirming its October 4th launch event date for its new Pixel smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL have now leaked in non-blurry photos.