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Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Earlier this month, the Nokia 7 Plus had received the Android P Developer Preview Beta 4.1 HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 7 Plus has been constantly receiving Android Pie beta updates The confirmation was made by HMD Global CPO Juho Sarvikas There is no word yet on when the update would be released Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie software [...]

September 28, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Epic Games’ Fortnite is all the rage right now, with the game making USD 100 million in worldwide player spending on iOS. The Android version of the game isn’t available as yet, with the release expected this summer. The craze for Fortnite on Android has however led to many fake videos claiming links to download the game. [...]

June 30, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Android Wear Rebranded to Wear OS: Here Are the Smartwatches Eligible for Update

Android Wear Rebranded to Wear OS: Here Are the Smartwatches Eligible for Update

HIGHLIGHTS Android Wear is now Wear OS by Google Google has a new landing page for Wear OS Google released a list of smartwatches that will get Wear OS update Google is replacing its Android Wear brand that it had introduced in 2014 with a new name – Wear OS. There is no new hardware or software for [...]

March 16, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Android Wear Rebranded to Wear OS: Here Are the Smartwatches Eligible for Update

MediaTek, Qualcomm Announce Support for Android Oreo (Go edition)

MediaTek, Qualcomm Announce Support for Android Oreo (Go edition)

HIGHLIGHTS Announcement comes couple of days after Go edition launch Both SoC partners will bring the OS to phone manufacturers Low RAM phones running on Snapdragon and MediaTek platforms to be availab Within a couple of days of Google announcing the launch of Android Oreo (Go edition), two of the world’s biggest mobile processor makers – MediaTek and Qualcomm [...]

December 23, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on MediaTek, Qualcomm Announce Support for Android Oreo (Go edition)

Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Google’s quick survey app, Google Opinion Rewards, is now available in India alongside Singapore and Turkey. The Google Opinion Rewards Android app lets people answer few survey questions and win Google Play credits in return. The app was so far available in select countries excluding India. For those unaware, the Google Opinion Rewards is an [...]

May 27, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Android Go was announced during the opening keynote of the Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View on Wednesday. Since the announcement, there has been a lot of confusion regarding the project – is it a new version of Android? Can Android Go devices run all Android apps, or only the apps that have been [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Netflix Adds HDR Video Support to Android, Starting With the LG G6

Netflix Adds HDR Video Support to Android, Starting With the LG G6

Netflix has added support for HDR (high-dynamic range) video to its Android app, which means you can experience richer colours and better contrast on the go. There’s a caveat, though – it’s only available on the LG G6. CEO Reed Hastings had talked about Netflix’s plans to bring HDR support to smartphones at MWC 2017 [...]

May 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Netflix Adds HDR Video Support to Android, Starting With the LG G6

CES 2017: Nokia Android phone spurns the West

CES 2017: Nokia Android phone spurns the West

The first Nokia-branded smartphone is to be released exclusively in China. The device will be marketed in partnership with the local internet retail giant JD.com. The team behind the Nokia 6 phone said it believed the handset’s “premium design” would appeal to the local market. The announcement coincided with the final day of the CES [...]

January 8, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on CES 2017: Nokia Android phone spurns the West

Android users are more humble, honest than iPhone owners: Study

Android users are more humble, honest than iPhone owners: Study

People who use Android smartphones may have greater levels of honesty and humility than iPhone users, new research suggests. Researchers also found that women were twice more likely to own an iPhone than an Android Phone. “This study provides new insights into personality differences between different types of smartphone users,” said Heather Shaw, from the [...]

September 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Android users are more humble, honest than iPhone owners: Study

The end of Nest as we know it is a sign of a new beginning for Android

The end of Nest as we know it is a sign of a new beginning for Android

Alphabet is breaking up Nest, its standalone smart-home gadgets company, and moving Nest’s software group back into Google. Nest Labs will continue to exist as a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet, but it will be limited to selling Nest-branded hardware, like its internet-connected thermostat. Nest’s programmers, meanwhile, will go after the real prize: Google’s [...]

August 31, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on The end of Nest as we know it is a sign of a new beginning for Android

Microsoft Delivers More Android Battery Fixes in Latest Microsoft Health App Update

Microsoft Delivers More Android Battery Fixes in Latest Microsoft Health App Update

Much like it did with its Surface tablet products, Microsoft is inching closer to an ultimate fix for Android battery drain issues for its Microsoft Health app. Yesterday a new update was made available – only for Android – that is intended to further help battery usage, restore phone step counting, and help with overall [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Microsoft Delivers More Android Battery Fixes in Latest Microsoft Health App Update

EU’s antitrust chief looking closely at Google’s Android

EU’s antitrust chief looking closely at Google’s Android

The European Union antitrust chief, who has already charged Google  with favoring its own shopping service in internet searches, said on Monday that she was now examining its deals with phone makers and operators. The comments by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager follow a year-long investigation into Android, the world’s most popular operating system for [...]

April 18, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on EU’s antitrust chief looking closely at Google’s Android