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Huawei seeking trademark for own mobile platform
Huawei seeking trademark for own mobile platform
Huawei has been all over the news recently, thanks to Trump administration blacklisting the company. It is becoming increasingly hard to ...... 13 Jun 2019
Spotify adds sleep timer to its Android version - Here's how to use it
Spotify adds sleep timer to its Android version - Here's how to use it
Many people prefer to go to sleep while listening to soothing music. To help with this, Spotify has finally added a sleep timer to its Android ...... 29 May 2019
Google confirms Huawei ban, says the decision wont affect current Huawei or Honor phones - for now
Google confirms Huawei ban, says the decision wont affect current Huawei or Honor phones - for now
Google has confirmed the yesterday's news about Google revoking Huawei's Android license. Company said that the decision is based on United ...... 20 May 2019
Google blocked: Huawei phones wont be able to access Gmail, Play Store, new Android versions and more
Google blocked: Huawei phones wont be able to access Gmail, Play Store, new Android versions and more
United States has waged a war against Chinese telecom giant Huawei for some time now. But now the big guys are joining the fight. According ...... 19 May 2019 - 12 comments
Here's how you can find downloaded files on Android
Here's how you can find downloaded files on Android
Android offers a wide range of features that many of the competing platforms, including most importantly of course Apple's iOS, do not have. ...... 18 May 2019
Android Q is already available to 23 phones, here's how to install
Android Q is already available to 23 phones, here's how to install
Google officially announced yesterday their newest Android version, Android Q. The tenth version of Google's mobile operating system is still ...... 08 May 2019
Google announced Android Q, here's what's new
Google announced Android Q, here's what's new
Google's developer conference Google I/O started yesterday with keynote from CEO Sundar Pichai and myriad of announcements from his fellow execs. ...... 08 May 2019
You can now get Android notifications to your Windows desktop
You can now get Android notifications to your Windows desktop
You know the feeling when you're at the office, working with your PC and your phone beeps about some incoming notification and you couldn't ...... 29 Apr 2019 - 1 comment
Here's how to transfer all the important data from an old Android phone to a new one
Here's how to transfer all the important data from an old Android phone to a new one
Switching smartphones can be a pain in the behind, especially if you are switching platforms. However, even getting a new Android phone to replace ...... 21 Apr 2019
Android will soon offer EU users to switch to another search engine and browser
Android will soon offer EU users to switch to another search engine and browser
European Union slapped Google a 4.3 billion euro ($5bn) fine last year for breaking EU's competition laws with Android operating system. Now ...... 18 Apr 2019
Xbox Live is coming to both Android and iOS
Xbox Live is coming to both Android and iOS
Microsoft has been developing a port of Xbox Live to mobile platforms for a while now. Now it has officially confirmed that Xbox Live is coming ...... 16 Mar 2019
Google released first Android Q beta
Google released first Android Q beta
Android Pie's market share among Android versions is probably in the low single digits still, but that doesn't stop Google pushing on with new ...... 15 Mar 2019
How to take a screenshot with iOS and Android
How to take a screenshot with iOS and Android
Screenshots are a versatile tool that have been a significant part of every operating system at least ever since the Print Screen (PrtScr) button ...... 02 Mar 2019
AirMessage brings iMessage to Android  with a caveat
AirMessage brings iMessage to Android with a caveat
Android and iOS both have their pros and cons, there's really no objectively better solution for every person. However, there's one single reason ...... 26 Feb 2019
How to transfer all the important data from an old Android to a new one
How to transfer all the important data from an old Android to a new one
The world is filled with Android devices. While Apple might be king of high-end smartphones, Google's operating system has conquered the world in numbers. ...... 17 Feb 2019
Google hires long-time Apple manager to build Fuchsia OS
Google hires long-time Apple manager to build Fuchsia OS
We've known for years that Google is developing a new operating system behind the scenes. Now Google has hired new talent from no other than ...... 25 Jan 2019
Leak reveals new, dark secrets about Android Q
Leak reveals new, dark secrets about Android Q
The most recent version of Google's mobile operating systems, Android Pie, is still very much in the minority on Android devices, but we've ...... 17 Jan 2019
How to change your ringtones on Android
How to change your ringtones on Android
One of the first things you could customize on a mobile phone was ringtones. Now that customizability includes wallpapers, apps, and widgets, ...... 29 Dec 2018
Here's how to record phone calls on Android and iPhone
Here's how to record phone calls on Android and iPhone
In both your professinal as well as personal life you might come up with situations where recording a phone call is worth a fortune. Perhaps ...... 23 Dec 2018
Here's how to block calls on both Android and iPhone
Here's how to block calls on both Android and iPhone
If you are targeted by a WhatsApp spammer or get numerous calls and/or texts from specific numbers, you might want to block the number. Fortunately ...... 15 Dec 2018
Google to charge manufacturers for services in EU
Google to charge manufacturers for services in EU
Google has decided that it is necessary to start charging Android manufacturers for using Google Play services, and its apps, in Europe. ...... 23 Oct 2018
AfterDawn's Android app updated to v1.60
AfterDawn's Android app updated to v1.60
AfterDawn's official Android app has been updated. The new version, v1.60, is mostly a bug fix release to address the known issues with the app. ...... 19 Oct 2018
OnePlus delays its Android Pie update for OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T models
OnePlus delays its Android Pie update for OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T models
OnePlus has confirmed previously that its upcoming OnePlus 6T model will ship with the latest Android Pie operating system. But company also ...... 17 Oct 2018
Google's Family Link lets parents control their teens' phones
Google's Family Link lets parents control their teens' phones
Google released last year a family-oriented app, called Family Link, which allows parents to control their kids' phones. Previously Family ...... 19 Sep 2018
Google admits to accidentally changing Android phone settings without users' knowledge
Google admits to accidentally changing Android phone settings without users' knowledge
Google has officially apologized for an error that changed Android users setting without their approval. Users have noticed that their phone ...... 18 Sep 2018
Guide: How to take a screenshot with OnePlus 6
Guide: How to take a screenshot with OnePlus 6
Taking a screenshot is a good way to share stuff you encounter when browsing the net or social media. But every phone tends have different method ...... 06 Sep 2018
OnePlus 6T arrives in October - First model to get U.S. carrier partner
OnePlus 6T arrives in October - First model to get U.S. carrier partner
OnePlus has been one of the most rapidly growing Android manufacturers in the World. OnePlus has followed its own, pretty unique path and has ...... 18 Aug 2018
Google raises its age limit to 16 - includes YouTube, Android, Gmail, ..
Google raises its age limit to 16 - includes YouTube, Android, Gmail, ..
In several European countries, Google has recently raised its minimum age limit to 16 years. This means that minors under 16 cannot create new ...... 25 Jul 2018
Serious WhatsApp bug found - allows blocked contacts to send messages
Serious WhatsApp bug found - allows blocked contacts to send messages
Serious and potentially very annoying bug has been found in latest WhatsApp version. The bug allows previously blocked contacts to send messages ...... 24 May 2018 - 1 comment
Google reveals what a smarter Android P brings along
Google reveals what a smarter Android P brings along
Google's annual I/O conference is at hand, and Sundar Pichai et al are talking in front of a crowd to reveal what new their upcoming Android ...... 08 May 2018
Some of the Android P secrets revealed: Bye-bye third button, welcome new battery saver options, ..
Some of the Android P secrets revealed: Bye-bye third button, welcome new battery saver options, ..
Google's annual developer conference Google I/O is about to start soon. Google usually reveals most of the new features coming to its next Android ...... 08 May 2018
AfterDawn's own Android app updated: Night mode added, bugs fixed
AfterDawn's own Android app updated: Night mode added, bugs fixed
AfterDawn's official Android app has been updated. The new version, v1.50, now has the most-requested new feature: night mode (aka dark theme) ...... 08 May 2018
Google ready to give up and copy iMessage
Google ready to give up and copy iMessage
Google's mobile operating system is the most popular around the world, but it is not without faults, far from it. Many of you are familiar with ...... 21 Apr 2018
Samsung introduces smart phone without Internet connectivity
Samsung introduces smart phone without Internet connectivity
Samsung has released a weird, weird little phone. Company's latest smartphone doesn't have any form of Internet connectivity at all. The ...... 18 Apr 2018 - 1 comment
AfterDawn's official Android app updated
AfterDawn's official Android app updated
AfterDawn's own official Android app has been updated. The new version, v1.10, is now available. After the initial launch of our own app, ...... 11 Apr 2018
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