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Chrome OS 72 Dev Channel brings Android 9 to Chromebooks

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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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UK parliament calls for antitrust, data abuse probe of Facebook

UK parliament calls for antitrust, data abuse probe of Facebook

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Samsung quits making new Blu-ray players

Samsung quits making new Blu-ray players

Slowly but surely, spinning discs are dying out, and Samsung just put another nail in their coffin. The company told Forbes that it's done producing 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players... Read more ...

Ghost of a Tale: bande annonce et date de lancement sur consoles

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Apex Legends dataminers discover upcoming characters and weapons

Apex Legends dataminers discover upcoming characters and weapons

Dataminers have discovered code in Apex Legends that refers to characters named Octane and Wattson, and weapons named the Havoc Rifle and the L-Star EMG. Octane is believed to... Read more ...

Star Wars Lightsaber Academy Is Jedi Boot Camp

Star Wars Lightsaber Academy Is Jedi Boot Camp

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Kingdom Hearts 3 on Nintendo Switch reportedly never going to happen

Kingdom Hearts 3 on Nintendo Switch reportedly never going to happen

Kingdom Hearts 3 for the Nintendo Switch will likely not happen, according to Game Informer's senior editor, Imran Khan. Square Enix is reportedly considering an alternative in... Read more ...

Xiaomi Mi 9 to come with a 20W wireless fast charge

Xiaomi Mi 9 to come with a 20W wireless fast charge

Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, is flooding the tech world with information on the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 9. So far, there have been numerous confirmed specs of... Read more ...

NASA to launch SPHEREx mission to investigate the origins of our universe

NASA to launch SPHEREx mission to investigate the origins of our universe

NASA is launching an ambitious mission to map the entire sky to understand the origins of the universe. The Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of... Read more ...

TCL is planning its own foldable devices, including a wearable

TCL is planning its own foldable devices, including a wearable

We're expecting a rush of foldable phones and other devices with bending screens to appear this year, and another big name in the industry just had its plans leaked: Chinese... Read more ...

Razer Game Store to shut down end of February, less than a year after opening

Razer Game Store to shut down end of February, less than a year after opening

The Razer Game Store will shut down on February 28, less than a year after it opened. Games purchased from the digital store will continue to work, but purchased keys will need... Read more ...