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Carl Pei Continues Building Nothing Phone 1 Hype with a New Pre-Order Pass

Carl Pei Continues Building Nothing Phone 1 Hype with a New Pre-Order Pass

Former OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei’s company, Nothing, is drumming up hype for its first smartphone launch — the Nothing Phone (1). In a superb demonstration of how to build hype for a phone which isn’t even launching in the US, the company recently announced that customers can purchase passes to queue up and pre-order the phone when it launches.

Bluetooth SIG’s Auracast Technology Could Help You Share Audio to Many Devices Simultaneously

Bluetooth SIG’s Auracast Technology Could Help You Share Audio to Many Devices Simultaneously

The Bluetooth standard has been a part of wireless communication technology since 1998, when the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) was formed to oversee the development of the technology. Now, the SIG has unveiled a new standard called Bluetooth Auracast, which would bring the capability to broadcast audio to multiple devices simultaneously.

Pixel 6a Unofficially Listed for Sale Online Ahead of Launch

Pixel 6a Unofficially Listed for Sale Online Ahead of Launch

If you thought the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro showing up for sale online was a big deal, you would be mistaken. Google’s yet-unreleased budget-centric Pixel 6a was also listed online for sale unofficially, ahead of its official debut. Understandably, the sale listing has now been taken down.

Android Apps on Windows 11 Will Soon Be Available in 5 More Countries

Android Apps on Windows 11 Will Soon Be Available in 5 More Countries

One of Windows 11’s most anticipated features was the ability to run Android apps as native programs, without the use of an emulator or virtual machine. The capability is still in preview, but Microsoft is making it available in five more countries. Here are all the details.

OnePlus Nord 2T 5G Breaks Cover with MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC

OnePlus Nord 2T 5G Breaks Cover with MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC

On Thursday, OnePlus unveiled the Nord 2T 5G alongside the Nord CE 2 Lite 5G. The phones are touted to be better value-for-money propositions with an affordable price tag and powerful MediaTek processors under the hood.

Google Acknowledges and Fixes Embarrassing Translation Errors It Made during I/O Keynote

Google Acknowledges and Fixes Embarrassing Translation Errors It Made during I/O Keynote

The 2022 Google I/O keynote address was packed with several exciting announcements. Along with the hardware releases, the company unveiled several improvements on the software front, including innovations for Search, Google Translate, and other services. However, the company put its foot in its mouth when showing off the latest improvements to Google Translate. Thankfully, the errors have since been corrected.

Telegram Could Soon Unveil Premium Reactions, Stickers

Telegram Could Soon Unveil Premium Reactions, Stickers

Instant messaging service Telegram has paved the way for rival offerings such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger in terms of its features and its unrivaled security. However, one key differentiator that separates Telegram from its competition could soon change. The platform appears to be testing out a paid premium tier that unlocks exclusive features.

Vivo X Fold Makes Debut to Rival Samsung in Foldable Smartphone Segment

Vivo X Fold Makes Debut to Rival Samsung in Foldable Smartphone Segment

After a bunch of leaks, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo’s first foldable smartphone, called the Vivo X fold, has been released. The phone packs impressive specifications and a design set to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold3. Here’s everything you should know about this device.

Google Unexpectedly Rolls out Feature Drop Beta Build for Supported Pixel Phones

Google Unexpectedly Rolls out Feature Drop Beta Build for Supported Pixel Phones

One wasn’t expecting Google to roll out a Feature Drop beta build for Android Beta Program members, but it has. This means the search giant is expanding the program beyond Android 12L.

Top Android Stories of the Week: Magic Eraser Breaks Google Photos, Google Lens Spotted on Web Search, More

Top Android Stories of the Week: Magic Eraser Breaks Google Photos, Google Lens Spotted on Web Search, More

In case you missed events and exciting news from the world of Android this week, check out this roundup of top stories so you’re all caught up with everything Android.