Microsoft is once again trying its hands on phones. Last year Microsoft killed Windows Phone and now the company is planning to debut with an Android-powered foldable phone. We have seen a glimpse of how Microsoft’s Surface Duo looks like. The latest video clips shed light on yet another interesting Surface Duo feature.
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Over the past several years we have seen different ways in which users could interact with their smartphones. We have seen squeezable frames, motion sensors and also an ability to navigate by using fingerprint sensors. Google recently launched the first preview of Android 11 and the folks at XDA-Developers have unearthed a new gesture in the code.
Google has released Android 11 first Developer Preview. Android 11 arrives with new features, enhanced security, conversations section for notification and features that take advantage of 5G. This time around Google has released the first preview early in the year, perhaps this is so that developers get more time to check out the preview before Google moves to the final version.
Smartphones with foldable displays seem to be the rage these days. Samsung has already launched the Galaxy Fold and is expected to soon launch the Galaxy Z Flip. Meanwhile, nothing much happened with Microsoft after it retired Windows phone. Now the company is prepping a folding phone with a robust foldable display.
AV1 is the latest video codec that offers a slew of advantages over Android’s VP9 standard. Most importantly VP9 offers nearly 30% better compression without any loss in quality. Now Netflix has announced that it will offer AV1 natively on Android devices.
In the recent past, Android phone manufacturers are competing with each other when it comes to superior fast charging support. Now Nubia is seemingly working on an Android phone that supports up to 80W fast charging.
Google was fined $17.4 million in September last year by the Turkish authority. The authorities found that Google had violated competition law and had given six months to make the changes. Interestingly Google has now informed its Turkish partners that they will not be able to work with them.
Yesteryears iconic Razr has been leaked yet again. The 2019 Motorola Razr leak comes close to the heels of the official launch. This time around the Moto Razr was spotted on FCC listing. The listing is accompanied by photographs of the phone from various angles. In other words, the listing gives a fair idea of how the Moto Razr will look.