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Chrome OS 72 Dev Channel brings Android 9 to Chromebooks

6 monthes ago   |   By Liliputing

Three months after Google released Android 9 Pie, so few smartphones are running the operating system that Google still hasn't bothered adding Pie to its Android platform distribution page (about 22 percent of phones are running Android 8.x Oreo, while the rest are running Android 7.x Nougat or earlier - even Android 2.3 Gingerbread has...
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Samsung's free themes will now have time limits with Android Pie

6 monthes ago   |   By Talk Android

Although Samsung makes some of the best flagship Android devices, its software can be an acquired taste. One of the best remedies for this are the vast amount of themes available in their Theme Store, many of which are free. In a curious and unfortunate move, Samsung will now limit how long you can use...
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Android 9 Pie brings six major upgrades to Sony devices

Android 9 Pie brings six major upgrades to Sony devices

6 monthes ago   |   By Gizchina

Japanese manufacturer, Sony, originally planned to release the Android 9 Pie update for Sony Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact on October 26. However, due to some new software errors, the company postponed the update push. The software error has now been solved and these models are currently getting the update. As for
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Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Gets a Taste of Pie

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Gets a Taste of Pie

6 monthes ago   |   By Phone Scoop

Sony Mobile today said Android 9 Pie is now available to the Xperia XZ2 Premium. Sony debuted the XZ2 Premium earlier this year. In October, Sony said the XZ2 Premium would receive Pie on November 7. Android 9 Pie includes features such as Adaptive Battery, a new Ambient Display, and Digital Wellbeing for controlling phone use. Sony said owners of the XZ2 Premium can check for the update via the settings menu
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LG G7 One the company's first smartphone to receive Android 9 Pie update: report

LG G7 One the company's first smartphone to receive Android 9 Pie update: report

6 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

The LG G7 One is the manufacturer's first device to get Android 9.0 Pie, according to a Canadian XDA forum user. The G7 One is part of the Google's Android One program, which means the smartphone is guaranteed to get regular security updates and run a near-stock Android user interface. G7 One users will also receive the November security patch within the 812MB 9.0 Android Pie update. According to the XDA forum member, the update also includes improvements to the smartphone's camera, though specifics have not been detailed. It's odd that LG released the V40 in the U.S. with Android 8.1 Oreo...
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Game Freak: les créateurs de Pokémon donnent la priorité aux nouvelles licences

Game Freak:  les créateurs de Pokémon donnent la priorité aux nouvelles licences

Le studio japonais Game Freak veut produire des titres originaux et annonce la création d'une équipe de recherche et développement. Read more ...

Huawei US ban threatens to wreak havoc on Android as well

Huawei US ban threatens to wreak havoc on Android as well

It's almost old news by now. The US government, courtesy of an executive order from President Donald Trump, has blacklisted Huawei from buying from or selling to US companies... Read more ...

Ford's bipedal robot postman will deliver packages to your front door

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Ford has developed a robot to help deliver parcels. Called Digit, the robot is two-legged machine which looks similar to Boston Dynamics' creations , and was built in... Read more ...

Amazon is letting its warehouse staff play video games while they work

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Amazon is letting its warehouse staff play video games while they work. The games have been specially designed to inject some fun into the daily grind and, of course, to... Read more ...

GitHub launches Sponsors, lets you pay your favorite open source contributors

GitHub launches Sponsors, lets you pay your favorite open source contributors

GitHub today launched Sponsors , a new tool that lets you give financial support to open source developers. Developers will be able to opt into having a “Sponsor me” button on... Read more ...

Beautystack raises £4M seed to help beauty professionals become financially...

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Qualcomm is a monopoly, has to renegotiate deals, US Court rules

Qualcomm is a monopoly, has to renegotiate deals, US Court rules

A dispute between the Federal Trade Commission in the United States and chip-maker Qualcomm ended with a win for the FTC. The court ruled that Qualcomm must stop its practices... Read more ...

F1 live stream: how to watch the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix online from anywhere

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The F1 live stream you've been looking for is here for you to enjoy, anywhere. Now you can watch the super challenging Monaco Grand Prix in all its Formula 1 glory as the teams... Read more ...

Acer Nitro 5 and Swift 3 updates bring 2nd gen AMD Ryzen 7 to the fold

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It's been quite a while since Acer updated its Nitro 5 gaming laptop and its Swift 3 thin-and-light notebook but now that it is, it's making quite a bit change. Granted, these... Read more ...

Mario Kart Tour se dévoile en images

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