Tech year 2022 wrapped up: The rise of the AI, EU to become the much-needed counterweight to tech giants, ...
AfterDawn's wrap-up for the tech year 2022. The rise of the artificial intelligence was probably the most significant change that occurred during the year 2022, but there were many other interesting developments, too.
OPPO to follow Samsung, OnePlus: Promises 4 Android updates, 5 years of patches for upcoming flagships
OPPO has updated its official Android update policy. Phone manufacturer now promises four major Android operating system updates for its new flagship phones.
Guide: Phone battery drains quickly - how to fix (iPhone / Android)
In this guide, we go through the most typical reasons for rapid battery drain with phones, and look at potential reasons or solutions.
What happens if you don't update Android?
Sometimes it can be tempting to avoid updating to a new Android version. What happens if you decide to delay major updates to the OS?
OnePlus changes update policy: Flagship models to get 4 major Android updates, 5 years of patches
OnePlus has decided to match Samsung's Android update policy for its flagship models. Starting in year 2023, all flagship models are eligible for four major Android updates.
List of Android Performance class 12 phones (updated)
Now developers finally know which phones are the high-end phones - and can customize their apps accordingly. Here we list the phones that are currently Android Performance Class 12 certified.
OnePlus 8 series finally gets stable Android 12
OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8T get their stable Android 12 update.
Sony's surprise: Android 12 coming to Sony Xperia 10 II and Xperia 10 III
In a surprise move, Sony announces that even the year 2020 mid-price Sony Xperia 10 II will get Android 12.
Loved by users, hated by Google: YT Vanced discontinued
Unofficial YouTube app for Android, YT Vanced, is being discontinued. Loved by users, but hated by Google, the app has offered features that users have longed for, such as ad-blocking and real dark mode.
Realme Android update policy outlined (2022)
Realme's current Android update policy promises either zero, one, two or three major Android updates, depending on phone model.
The first Android 13 version released: it is a developer preview, not for normal use yet
Android 13 first developer preview gives us a sneak peek on what is going to be included with the upcoming Android version.
Nokia X20 gets official Android 12 update
Nokia X20 got its official Android 12 update.
Android 12 rollout for OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro begins
OnePlus has rolled out the stable version of Android 12 based OxygenOS for its OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro users.
Xiaomi promises 3 major Android updates for Xiaomi 11T and 11T Pro
Xiaomi 11T and Xiaomi 11T Pro will get Android updates until Android 14. Also four years worth of security updates is promised.
WhatsApp stops working on millions of Android and iPhone models
WhatsApp wont support old iOS and Android versions anymore, so only option is to get a new phone.
HOWTO: Install Netflix App on rooted Android device
'This app is no longer compatible with your device. Contact the developers for more info.' If you are getting this message from Google Play when trying to install Netflix, then maybe this little guide can help you.
HOWTO: Boot Android device into Safe Mode
Are you having trouble with your Android device? If you find that your device has become sluggish, is freezing, takes too long to boot or any of a host of other performance concerns, you may want to boot into Safe Mode.
Finally! WhatsApp allows easy transfer of chat history from iPhone to Android
WhatsApp finally allows easy transfer of messages from iPhone to Android.
Does dark theme really save battery? Study shows it does, but only if certain criteria is met
Study shows that dark theme can actually save phone battery, but only if certain criteria is met.
Android 11 update tracker - What phones will get it?
List of phones that will get Android 11 update and when the update will be released.