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Spotify ditches its Android homescreen widget

Spotify's latest Android update has riled some of its loyal users. The update removes the homescreen widget from Spotify's Android app. Now, to contro...

Spotify ditches its Android homescreen widget

Source: engadget.com

How to Get Back Your Spotify Home Screen Widget on Android As a longtime Spotify user, I grab my digital pitchfork and join the masses of Android users who are pissed off about the latest Spotify update, which removes the Android home screen widget that made it incredibly useful to play and pause songs from ...
14:00, 08/14/2019

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says shoul...
11:52, 07/09/2019

Spotify Lite now live for older Android devices Spotify Lite for Android is now official, launching today across 36 countries. The lightweight version of Spotify's main app weighs in at only 10MB, and is designed primarily for users with smartphones running Android 4.3 and higher.The app has ...
08:39, 07/09/2019

Spotify starts testing voice ads on Android and iOS devices in the US Spotify has decided to be more aggressive with its ads and announced over the weekend that it will launch voice-enabled advertisements. They are meant to encourage customers to use verbal commands to take action on the ad's content available through ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Spotify finally adds a sleep timer for Android users Users of the Android version of Spotify, like Reddit user Studdz, have been raving over the past few days about the quiet addition of a highly requested feature to the Android version of the music streaming app. Users have started noticing the presen...
01:39, 05/28/2019

Spotify finally adds long-requested feature to its Android app with minimal fanfare To fend off increasingly aggressive competition from the likes of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Deezer, the global leader of the music streaming industry is constantly trying new things, going so far as testing in-house hardware that could allow it to c...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Spotify is trying to make Pandora obsolete with its new ‘Spotify Stations’ app After an initial rollout in Australia, Spotify earlier today pushed out a new listening option for music lovers. Notably, the new option isn’t contained within the existing Spotify app but is offered up as an entirely separate app dubbed Spotif...
07:13, 06/05/2019

Android Q(&A): Android Engineers take us on a deep dive of Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) As has become tradition for Ars at Google I/O, we recently sat down with some of the people that make Android to learn about the OS directly from the people that make it. F...
14:52, 07/03/2019

Cloudflare Ditches 8chan. What Happens Now? In an interview with WIRED, Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince explains his decision to stop protecting 8chan—and where the notorious forum goes from here....
04:13, 08/06/2019

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its bottom line....
15:26, 05/28/2019

In A First, Miss Venezuela Ditches Contestants' Measurements For the first time in its history, the Miss Venezuela contest will not publish the 24 contestants' waist, bust and hip measurements, organisers said....
08:00, 08/02/2019

De Ferrari ditches Credit Suisse for AMP – an altogether different job Francesco de Ferrari was running private banking for Asia at Credit Suisse – arguably one of the most important and well-positioned roles in the bank – so why has he given it up to become CEO of beleaguered Australian wealth manager AMP, a place so t...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Google ditches Nest.com in favor of its online store Google hasn't been shy about phasing out what's left of Nest as an independent entity, and that now includes Nest's website. Droid-Life has noticed that Google has largely gutted Nest.com -- now, it just asks you to visit the Google S...
18:26, 06/19/2019

Huawei responds to Google’s Android ban and explains what will happen to its Android phones The US government delivered a crippling blow to Huawei last week, placing the Chinese conglomerate on an “Entity List” that meant Huawei would not be able to acquire any technology from US companies without government approval — and...
15:13, 05/20/2019

Huawei’s Android replacement sounds a lot like the mysterious Google OS that might replace Android Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate that has huge implications. Not only will Huawei be able to buy hardware components and license oper...
15:13, 05/22/2019

Nokia 3 Starts Receiving Android 9 Pie Update With May Android Security Patch Nokia 3 gets official Android 9.0 Pie update. The Android 9 Pie update for Nokia 3 is rolling out now over-the-air (OTA) and will reach all devices over the coming days....
15:52, 06/03/2019

Saudi Budget Carrier Ditches Grounded Boeing MAX For Airbus Saudi budget carrier flyadeal has withdrawn a provisional order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jets, the US plane maker said Sunday, as the airline confirmed a new order for Airbus A320 aircraft....
16:39, 07/07/2019

Wimbledon ditches plastic racket covers in sustainability drive All England Lawn Tennis Club move means there will be 4,500 fewer plastic bags this yearIt might not quite be a Wimbledon tradition along the lines of the all-white dress code but the sight of players’ discarding the plastic cover from a freshly stru...
12:26, 06/28/2019

Rap Music Ditches Dollars for the Cash App Mobile Payment System For decades, rappers have made hard currency a big part of rap music and videos. Now the artists are name-checking a mobile-payments method; ‘Hit me on my Cash App.’...
06:13, 08/10/2019

Cupra Leon ditches Seat badge and goes hybrid for 2020 First Cupra Leon prototypes hit the Nurburgring in disguise; it’s set to use plug-in powertrain The first hot Leon to ditch the Seat badge for Cupra branding has been spotted at the Nürburgring for the first time ahead of the car’s debut in 2020.  ...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Alex Smith finally ditches leg brace after gruesome injury As players around the NFL gear up for upcoming training camps, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is taking a positive step toward recovery. Announced in an Instagram post from his wife, Smith no longer needs to wear a leg brace for the season-ending in...
23:26, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 4-Mexico ditches outside help for refinery plan, says Pemex can oversee Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday Pemex will oversee construction of a new refinery, dismissing private sector suitors for the project and fueling fresh doubts about the financial health of the cash-strapped state oil fir...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
18:26, 06/04/2019

Afraid Of Losing Instagram Followers, Model Ditches Boyfriend A self-proclaimed Instagram model with a following of 4,50,000 decided to break up with her boyfriend who wanted her to post his pictures too on her account on the photo-sharing platform....
17:00, 07/23/2019

Dutch bank ABN AMRO ditches its Bitcoin wallet because it’s ‘too risky’ Dutch bank ABN AMRO has decided to cancel its plans for a custodial cryptocurrency wallet, called Wallie, claiming that digital assets are “just too risky.” Back in January, the rumor mill spun into action after images surfaced on Twitter that appear...
10:52, 05/20/2019

In Desperate Attempt To Get Buyers Below Retirement Age, C8 Corvette Ditches Chrome Wheels For as long as I can remember, you could always get your Chevrolet Corvette with a set of chrome wheels. Always. Everyone was so focused on whether or not they could that no one stopped to ask if they should. (The answer to that is nobody should.) Wi...
20:26, 08/02/2019

Trump ditches start of Democratic debate to greet Alaskan troops President Trump ditched the opening minutes of the first Democratic debate to greet service members in Alaska while Air Force One was refueling. “I had my choice between you and them. And I chose you,” Trump told troops at Elmendorf Air Force Base in...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Brazil Congress ditches Bolsonaro decree weakening indigenous agency Brazil's Congress threw out part of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro giving say over indigenous land claims to the Agriculture Ministry, further undermining the right-wing president's agenda to empower rural farmers in disputes over land....
04:13, 06/26/2019

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
07:26, 05/22/2019

India finance minister ditches 'colonial' briefcase to deliver budget India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chose to abandon the “colonial” budget briefcase while presenting her maiden budget to parliament, choosing instead to flaunt a traditional bright-red ledger known as bahi-khata in Hindi....
21:26, 07/05/2019

Trump ditches census question; will find other methods of counting non-citizens President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from asking a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, but instead directed agencies to provide data on non-citizens to the Census Bureau....
01:13, 07/12/2019

Oculus Quest review: cable free $399 VR headset is a winner that ditches PC and phone Oculus announced that it has begun taking preorders for Quest, and that this $399 self-contained virtual reality headset will is coming May 21.        ...
20:26, 04/30/2019

Red Bull ditches nose scoop for F1 Monaco Grand Prix, updates floor Red Bull has ditched its nose scoop for the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix in favour of a more conventional Formula 1 design, along with small updates to the floor...
21:26, 05/22/2019

BTCC reveals hybrid details, ditches success ballast for 2022 rules The BTCC will no longer use success ballast when it introduces new rules in 2022, and the Cosworth hybrid system will instead be used to balance performance in the series...
12:39, 07/23/2019

The lost Leonardo? Louvre show ditches Salvator Mundi over authenticity doubts Art experts remain divided on the origins of the world’s most expensive paintingSalvator Mundi, the world’s most expensive painting, will not be part of this year’s big Leonardo da Vinci show in Paris because curators at the Louvre do not believe it ...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Washington Redskins' Alex Smith ditches leg brace 8 months after gruesome injury Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith was finally able to ditch the leg brace Monday eight months after suffering a broken tibia and fibula in a game against the Houston Texans....
19:00, 07/16/2019

Redesigned C8 Corvette Stingray ditches manual transmission: The stick shift is dying General Motors said the redesigned Corvette Stingray will eliminate the manual transmission, putting the stick shift one step closer to the grave.       ...
00:52, 07/20/2019

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only direct efforts to curb coal-fired power plant pollu...
19:52, 06/19/2019

Irina Shayk ditches ring in Iceland trip photos amid rumored breakup with Bradley Cooper Bradley Cooper and longtime girlfriend Irina Shayk have reportedly called it quits. Now she's sharing vacation photos and still isn't wearing a ring.        ...
20:00, 06/09/2019

After nine months, Android 9 Pie is only on 10% of Android phones With each new version of Android, Google brings new and useful features to its phone operating system, but it seems no-one feels pressured to update their phones judging by new distribution stats released by Google.According to the figures, the nine-...
17:13, 05/09/2019

Spotify is getting its own TV mini-series The music business has been through a turbulent decade, with dwindling sales, record labels pushing "360 deals" on artists and concert venues beginning to take cuts of merchandise sales. The debates around the ethics of streaming apps are a high-prof...
06:13, 08/21/2019

Spotify thinks we want to talk to its ads Voice technology is all the rage nowadays, as the Amazon Echo and Google Home continue to fly off store shelves at a record pace. Spotify has taken notice, and on Thursday, voice-enabled advertisements hit the music service. Users will be encouraged ...
07:13, 05/03/2019

After updating its app for Premium members, Spotify goes down Is this the day the music died? It is if you're a Spotify member as the music streamer has been down since 8:22 am EDT this morning. Over at DownDetector.com, 80% of the complaints they received have something to do with the inability of users to str...
23:26, 06/13/2019

I Didn’t Even Know I Needed Spotify’s New App, but Damn Yesterday, Spotify introduced a simplified, radio-only version of its app for U.S. users called Spotify Stations. And somewhere, Pandora Radio executives probably let out a beleaguered groan.Read more......
00:52, 06/06/2019

There’s A Whole Lot Of Final Fantasy Music On Spotify Now Streaming music service Spotify is generally hit-or-miss for video game soundtracks. That’s not so for Final Fantasy anymore, as official soundtracks for all the main games and many of its spin-offs are now available for your listening pleasure....
22:00, 06/06/2019

Spotify might be the next app to add Instagram-style Stories Once companies started to notice the runaway popularity of ephemeral “Stories” within apps like Instagram and Snapchat, the format started showing up everywhere from Facebook to Tinder and YouTube as part of an evolution of the infinitely...
05:52, 05/14/2019

Your Next Checking Account Could Get You a Spotify Subscription Citigroup is partnering with Hulu and Netflix to offer incentives to keep you banking there. Many banks are coming up with other creative rewards in lieu of cash or interest....
12:00, 07/05/2019

Spotify Stations is the Pandora alternative we need Spotify is testing a lot of things right now. In the last month alone, the company has revealed its long-rumored in-car device, curated podcast playlists and a standalone Stations app. Heck, those last two were announced in the same week. "We're...
23:52, 06/05/2019

Spotify has 100 million Premium users Spotify has 100 million Premium users, the company has announced in its most recent financial figures. In total, the streaming service has 217 million users, 117 million of which are enjoying the free, ad supported tier....
13:39, 04/29/2019

Apple says it collects fee on less than 1% of Spotify users Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA pays Apple Inc a 15% fee on about 680,000 of its 100 million premium customers, Apple disclosed in a response to Spotify's complaint with European antitrust regulators....
19:52, 06/24/2019

New Spotify playlist wants to replace your car radio Americans spend much of their time every day stuck behind the wheel of a car, logging some 70 billion hours each year that are passed while just sitting or moving along in traffic — a metric that makes a company like Spotify eventually realize ...
03:26, 06/13/2019

EU wants to hear from Apple over Spotify complaint EU regulators will decide what steps to take regarding Spotify's complaint about Apple once they get a response from the iPhone maker, Europe's antitrust chief said on Monday....
17:52, 06/03/2019

Spotify might be raising prices soon, but don’t panic just yet In the face of increased competition from rivals like Apple Music and others, Spotify is quietly testing the waters to see whether it can push through a price increase in some of its markets around the world. That’s according to a new report fr...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Spotify brings its lightweight Stations app to the US Spotify users in the United States will have one more alternative app that will allow them to listen to their favorite radio station starting today. Suggestively named Stations, Spotify's lightweight app was originally launched in Australia last year...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Spotify has the Disney section you’ve always wanted Disney classics like The Lion King or Mulan are known for their iconic soundtracks, and now it's easier than ever to find them in one place. Spotify and Disney have teamed up today to launch a hub exclusively for all things Disney. Users can str...
00:39, 07/18/2019

Spotify tests voice-enabled ads in the US If you're a free user on Spotify's streaming music service, you may hear an ad soon that asks you to respond verbally. Spotify has started testing voice-enabled ads on a small number of free subscribers in the US. The voice-enabled ads will...
00:13, 05/03/2019

Spotify's first hardware is a voice-controlled device for your car Spotify will begin testing its first hardware device today. Dubbed "Car Thing," it's a voice-controlled music and podcast assistant that reportedly plugs into a car's 12-volt outlet and connects to both the car and the user's phone via...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Spotify Testing First Hardware, Car Smart Assistant To help people enjoy audio while driving, Swedish music streaming giant Spotify is testing its first hardware - a voice-controlled smart assistant for cars called "Car Thing" - in the US. "While we......
15:26, 05/19/2019

Spotify Lite is now officially out for 36 markets around the world Spotify has been testing a smaller, lighter version of its app since mid-2018 in hopes of expanding its reach to regions where internet connections are slow and people tend to use low-end-to-mid-range devices. Now, that app is finally ready for prime...
08:26, 07/09/2019

Spotify launches an in-app Disney Hub to lure more fans Spotify Technology SA said on Wednesday it will devote a prominent spot in its music streaming app to Walt Disney Co's extensive music library with songs like "Let It Go" and "A Whole New World."...
19:39, 07/17/2019

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last ye...
22:52, 07/12/2019

Spotify is once again offering three months of Premium for 99 cents If you’re still on the fence about subscribing to a streaming music service, wondering if you’ll actually consume enough tunes to justify paying at least $10 a month, Spotify is once again promoting its regular offer of a three-month subs...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Spotify unveils its first-ever hardware device, but you can't actually buy the 'Car Thing' Spotify has been the unrivaled champion of the thriving music streaming industry for a number of years now, but relying entirely on a service under siege by tech giants including Apple and Amazon seems like decidedly risky business. As such, it's cer...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Spotify tests a version of Stories for artists Count Spotify among the ranks of internet giants duping Snapchat's Stories feature. The streaming music service has confirmed an Android Police report that it's testing a Storyline feature where musicians can share Stories-style content, w...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Some AT&T unlimited subscribers will get Spotify Premium for free AT&T is adding a new streaming option to its Unlimited & More Premium wireless plan: Spotify Premium. AT&T customers with the Unlimited & More Premium plan are now eligible for Spotify Premium at no additional charge. Other select AT&...
17:26, 08/05/2019

Spotify Stations radio app now works with CarPlay Stations is Spotify's answer to Pandora, letting you tune in and listen to curated music without having to lift a finger. That convenience made it an immediate hit when it launched last month, but one important feature was missing for iOS users:...
19:26, 07/02/2019

Spotify debuts new Your Daily Drive feature in the US Spotify has just revealed a brand new feature that will be available to all its users in the United States while driving their cars – Your Daily Drive. The new feature provides both music and news talk shows, based on relevancy and personality of the...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Spotify now available on PlayStation Music across UAE, Saudi Arabia and more PlayStation users across seven countries in the region can now access the popular streaming service Spotify, on PlayStation Music, and control playback through the Spotify Connect app.Almost four years after its initial announcement, Spotify on PlayS...
13:52, 06/11/2019

Spotify is testing podcast suggestions for your commute In the past couple months, Spotify has doubled down on its podcasting efforts. It's invested hundreds of millions and acquired Gimlet, Anchor and Parcast. One thing the company lacks is a way to recommend podcasts to its audiences. But, accordin...
22:13, 05/01/2019

EE phone deals now let you stream Spotify without using up your data Always got Spotify streaming to your eardrums when out and about, but not so keen on the sound of all that data being used up? Well EE can help solve that problem - the network has added Spotify to its Music Data Pass, meaning no more data will come ...
17:13, 08/16/2019

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a techno...
19:52, 05/31/2019

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music together. It’s already possible, of course, for users of the streaming music giant to keep up...
03:39, 06/01/2019

Spotify experiments with curated podcast playlists Beginning today, a handful of Spotify users will see curated podcast playlists in their accounts. According to The Verge, the playlists are an experiment to help Spotify understand how it can help users discover new shows. The hand-picked lists will....
16:52, 06/04/2019

Spotify just hit a new milestone: 100 million paid subscribers Music streamer Spotify grew paid subscribers by 32% over last year, and now has 100 million, the company said in its earnings report Monday.        ...
18:00, 04/29/2019

Spotify's Pandora-style Stations app arrives in the US Spotify's Pandora-esque Stations app has arrived in the US after it previously emerged in Australia. It's officially an "experiment" for now, though you can grab it from the App Store or Google Play....
20:26, 06/04/2019

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts that will be available only on the streaming service....
00:13, 06/07/2019

Spotify redesigns Your Library to highlight podcasts Spotify is rolling out a redesign of Your Library for Premium users, giving music and podcasts their own sections. Each has three distinct tabs you can tap or swipe between. In Podcasts, you'll have the option to view new episodes for shows you ...
17:39, 06/13/2019

Obamas to produce exclusive podcasts for Spotify LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform. Under the Higher Ground partnership announced Thursday, the former president and first lady will develo...
18:52, 06/06/2019

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capab...
19:13, 05/31/2019

Spotify Stations vs Pandora: what’s the best way to get streaming radio? Listening to the radio used to mean turning a dial until the static lifted. These days, 'listening to the radio' (a term we use loosely) it means turning on a stream of continuous music from an app. Sure, it's not the way your grandpar...
22:00, 06/27/2019

EU set to investigate Apple over Spotify's competition claims The European Union might just believe that Spotify's complaint against Apple has some merit. Financial Times sources have claimed that EU competition commissioners have decided to launch an antitrust investigation into allegations that Apple un...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Apple braces for EU investigation after Spotify complaint Streaming service accuses iPhone maker of abusing its dominance of its App StoreApple is bracing itself for a formal antitrust investigation by Brussels after the iPhone maker was accused by the music streaming service Spotify of anti-competitive beh...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Spotify continues to expand its lineup of podcast exclusives Spotify has been on a tear as of late to build out the podcast side of its business, and it's adding another exclusive show to its lineup. The third season of sports-focused show Riggle's Picks, starring comedians Rob Riggle and Sarah Tiana...
19:52, 06/14/2019

Barack, Michelle Obama to Produce Podcasts for Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
07:39, 06/07/2019

Chance the Rapper’s first two mixtapes hit Apple Music and Spotify Before Chance the Rapper released his 2016 streaming-only album Coloring Book, he shared his first two mixtapes, 10day and Acid Rap, for free on SoundCloud. They've lived there since 2012 and 2013, respectively, but as of today, they're ava...
00:52, 06/29/2019

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries...
15:26, 05/21/2019

Final Fantasy soundtracks come to Spotify and Apple Music Square Enix might have just convinced a ton of Final Fantasy fans to spend their hard-earned Gil on music streaming services. The game developer, with no prior announcement, has just made the soundtracks of almost every Final Fantasy game available f...
19:52, 06/06/2019

Spotify adds long-overdue iPad multitasking Spotify has been available on the iPad for several years, but it hasn't really evolved to take advantage of the Apple tablet's growing multitasking abilities. You've still had to switch to a full-screen view just to start a new playli...
00:39, 07/18/2019

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Infinix and TECNO to pre-install their Boomplay app o...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Apple reveals that it only collects revenue from about 0.5% of Spotify subscribers Over the past few months, Spotify has been exceedingly vocal and critical about the way in which Apple manages the App Store. Specifically, Spotify takes issue with Apple’s 30% cut, with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek a few months ago categorizing the 3...
01:26, 06/25/2019

Barack Obama, Michelle To Produce Podcasts For Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of......
12:52, 06/07/2019

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts...
22:13, 06/17/2019

Apple Music, Spotify Tap Live Events to Stand Out Streaming services are using listening data to invite hard-core fans to free, private concerts by Taylor Swift, Tyler the Creator and other pop stars to stand out and connect with fans more directly....
13:13, 07/10/2019

Spotify signs the Obamas to an exclusive podcast deal If it wasn't already clear by now, Spotify is betting big on podcasting and it's landed another huge catch with its latest deal. Higher Ground, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, will create exclusive podca...
19:52, 06/06/2019

Spotify claims it 'overpaid' songwriters and wants its money back Spotify and music publishers have been in a bit of a tiff for months over a planned royalty rate increase that would require streaming services to pay more to artists. You can bet the company is watching the numbers closely, especially while it appea...
22:13, 06/21/2019

Spotify brings back its 99-cent Premium offer If you've wanted to try a paid streaming music service but have been skittish about the costs, you now have as good an excuse as any to give it a try. Spotify has brought back its twice-per-year Premium offer, giving you three months of full ser...
22:39, 05/15/2019

New Spotify subscribers get 3 months of Premium music streaming for $0.99 overall With a whopping 100 million paying subscribers under its belt, Spotify is unlikely to be worried about rival music streaming platforms from Pandora or Amazon, which have been frequently treating new users to killer introductory deals of late to try t...
22:13, 05/15/2019

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better produc...
06:39, 07/13/2019

Spotify is testing a smart assistant speaker that fits in your car Rumors around a Spotify speaker for your car have been swirling for a while, and it's now official: Spotify has confirmed it's testing a new hardware device that fits in your car, designed to assess "how people listen in" on the go.As this ...
13:13, 05/18/2019

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profile business leaders and politicians getting behind...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Spotify will reportedly test a price increase in Scandinavia Spotify may get a little bit pricier for some Scandinavian users. The music streaming service plans to test a more expensive version of its family plan in the European region, reported Bloomberg. It's unclear whether the price hike, which is est...
03:39, 08/16/2019

Spotify now has 100M paying subscribers, but it’s still losing money Spotify now has 100 million subscribers paying for the streaming music service’s Premium subscription tier, in addition to now enjoying a presence in 79 markets since the company went public a year ago this month. However, the milestone which S...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Spotify boasts twice as many paid subscribers as Apple Music Less than a month ago, it was revealed that Apple Music had overtaken Spotify in terms of paid subscribers in the US – a milestone for the music streaming service – but Spotify’s latest earnings report shows that it’s stil...
05:13, 04/30/2019

Spotify tests simplified speaker handoff feature A Spotify feature currently in testing will make it easier for users to switch playback between their phone and home speakers. Once the user sets a favorite device, the app will keep an eye on your location and send a notification to your phone when....
22:40, 08/13/2019

Spotify Narrows Loss, Hits 100 Million Subscribers Spotify narrowed its loss in the most recent quarter as the music-streaming giant invested heavily in its growing podcast business and said it now has 100 million paying users....
12:39, 04/29/2019

Spotify revenue jumps 33 pct on higher subscriber addition Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected 33 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, as the music streaming company racked up 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service....
13:52, 04/29/2019

Spotify adds 8 million paying customers in three months In the three months since Spotify crested the 100 million Premium user mark, the company has added another 8 million paying customers. It's another sign of health from a music streaming service that continues to grow in the face of tough and wel...
14:52, 07/31/2019

Spotify Is Bringing Voice-Controlled Ads to Our Engagement Hellscape I think most of us can safely agree that there are few things consumers want to engage with less than ads. We certainly do not want ads that require us to actively speak to them. But the future is now, baby! And if this sounds like hell, now might be...
18:52, 05/03/2019

Spotify will start making Premium Family plans a lot more useful Spotify has begun rolling out new features for its Premium Family plans meant to help everyone better manage the preferences and tastes of members who like to listen to such disparate musical choices from Billie Eilish to classic rock and music from ...
06:26, 08/20/2019

Spotify reaches 100m paying subscribers worldwide Streaming service boosted by better-than-expected performance in US and CanadaSpotify has reached 100 million paying subscribers, in a landmark for the music streaming service as it faces competition from major tech firms.The number of users willing ...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Spotify boasts 100M paying subscribers on global expansion Spotify is now 100 million strong. The streaming music giant Monday said it now has 100 million paying subscribers — double that of chief rival Apple Music, which reported 50 million paying subscribers in January. The 100 million paying users were up...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Spotify offering a new music and news playlist that could take the place of radio When radio swept the nation on the 1930s, it essentially became the country’s first mass medium. Listeners soon became addicted to hearing whatever was on the other end, be it a comedy show, a suspense program, or a farm report. But as other media ha...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Spotify hits 100 million subscribers, reports revenue jump Spotify Technology SA, the world's leading streaming platform, said on Monday it had hit 100 million paid subscribers as it reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue....
16:26, 04/29/2019

Spotify becomes first music service to reach 100M paying users Spotify said Monday it has surpassed the 100 million-user mark for its premium subscription service, becoming the first digital music service to do so....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Apple is ordering up exclusive podcasts to take on Spotify and Amazon: report The growing success of podcasts has led major players in the tech industry to finally start considering them as a serious source of revenue, with big brands increasingly offering funding and support to existing producers and original creators.A new r...
07:00, 07/17/2019

Spotify tests 'Social Listening' so you can queue up songs with your friends The latest new feature to be undergoing testing at Spotify would seem to be shared queues – tracks of upcoming tunes that you can listen to and edit together with friends.Spotted by noted app expert Jane Manchum Wong, this "Social Listening" o...
18:39, 06/01/2019

Spotify rolling out parental controls to match Apple Music Spotify announced that it is updating its Family Plans to allow parents greater control over what music and podcasts their kids can access. Read More...
14:26, 08/19/2019

Spotify's latest playlist combines music and news for your commute It's no secret Spotify wants to know more about what you do in your car, and today the company is officially debuting a new playlist for your commute. "Your Daily Drive" is the first playlist on the service to combine podcasts and music, with th...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Apple Music tops 60 million subscribers, but can it catch Spotify? To overtake the global streaming music leader, it will need to convince a lot more Android users to give it a shot.       ...
13:39, 07/01/2019

Praise (insert preferred deity), Spotify finally has a podcast tab When Spotify officially launched in India in February, I was excited for a particular reason apart from its music prowess. I wouldn’t need to use multiple podcast apps across platforms. However, I was utterly disappointed by the podcast experience on...
12:39, 06/14/2019

Apple will reportedly fund exclusive podcasts to challenge Spotify Apple historically offered only a directory of podcasts available across the world; now the company will reportedly fund exclusives to bolster its apps.Read More...
23:13, 07/16/2019

Spotify shares drop on slower-than-expected user growth Spotify Technology SA’s lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5% lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing revenue, gross margins and user engagement successes in the second quarter. The reaction to what a...
16:52, 07/31/2019

Spotify is testing a voice-controlled device called "Car Thing" The company says don't be surprised if you hear about new devices like "Voice Thing" and "Home Thing" sometime soon.        ...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Apple Says Only a Small Fraction of Spotify Users Affected by Its Fees Spotify pays Apple a 15 percent fee on about 680,000 of its 100 million premium customers, Apple disclosed in a response to Spotify's complaint with European antitrust regulators....
07:26, 06/25/2019

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
14:00, 05/22/2019

Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info about your account and listening habits, including y...
22:26, 06/27/2019

Just about every Final Fantasy soundtrack is now streaming on Spotify and Apple Music So far, 2019 has been a pretty good year for fans of the Final Fantasy franchise. First, we were finally given a real look at the long-anticipated Final Fantasy VII remake, which sounds like it may actually come out sometime in the near future. Now, ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama to launch exclusive podcasts with Spotify Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.        ...
20:52, 06/06/2019

Spotify ends direct music uploads for indie artists Indie artists will no longer have the option to upload music directly to Spotify -- not that they'll necessarily mind. Spotify is shutting down the upload beta test after determining that its efforts were better spent elsewhere. Feedback from ...
20:39, 07/01/2019

Obamas jump into booming podcast business with Spotify partnership Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
22:39, 06/06/2019

Apple Music hits more than 60 million subscribers, trailing Spotify Apple Inc on Thursday confirmed than the company's streaming music service has more than 60 million subscribers, trailing rival Spotify Technology SA's 100 million premium subscribers....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Apple to Face Antitrust Probe in Europe, Courtesy of Spotify Less than a month after Spotify filed a formal complaint against Apple for its app store practices, a European Commission probe is moving forward, potentially threatening one of the Cupertino giant’s cash cows.Read more......
16:39, 05/06/2019

Spotify Stations lands in the US, offering free curated playlists In January 2018, Spotify trialed a streamlined new music app in Australia called ‘Stations’ that was dedicated to playlists. After almost 18 months of testing the waters, the app has now officially launched in the US for both iOS and An...
05:52, 06/05/2019

Spotify is testing its first piece of hardware – the voice-controlled ‘Car Thing’ Spotify has started testing its first piece of hardware, a music player for your car that the company has named “Car Thing” and which will apparently serve an even more important purpose than going on sale as a mainstream consumer electro...
22:39, 05/17/2019

Spotify's library section gets streamlined with updated mobile interface From today, Spotify Premium users with the latest version of the streaming music app may notice a refreshed and reimagined 'Your Library' section that's been designed to get you to your music and podcasts faster. Spotify Stations lands...
07:39, 06/14/2019

Spotify Mashes Music and Short Podcasts Into a New Playlist for Your Miserable Commute Hot off the heels of releasing its standalone Stations app, Spotify is leaning even harder into that whole ‘reinvent the radio’ vibe. Today, the music streaming company released a new playlist called “Your Daily Drive” that uses an algorithm to mash ...
12:26, 06/12/2019

Spotify Reports User Growth Amid Industry Podcast Boom Spotify posted greater-than-expected user growth in the latest quarter as the music-streaming giant improved long-term retention of its listeners and broadened its podcasting business....
23:39, 07/31/2019

Spotify's New Daily Drive Playlist Features Music and News Podcasts Spotify is launching a new playlist called "Your Daily Drive" that would bring music as well as news podcasts to car drivers, The Verge reported on Wednesday....
16:00, 06/13/2019

Spotify is quietly testing an Instagram-style Stories feature for artists With the success of the ‘stories’ feature on Snapchat, it’s no wonder that other social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Messenger, and even Twitter jumped on the bandwagon, some of which even overtook the popularity ...
05:52, 05/14/2019

iPhone music fans rejoice: Siri might finally speak to Spotify It’s no secret that there’s fierce competition between Apple and Spotify for dominance over the music streaming space, but if recent reports are to be believed, the two companies are looking to compromise for the sake of their users.Usi...
08:39, 08/14/2019

Spotify says it overpaid artists last year and wants its money back and good luck with that When the U.S. Copyrights Royalty Board voted to increase songwriter payouts by 44% between 2018 and 2022, Spotify was one of four major streaming companies (along with Amazon, Google, and Pandora) to appeal the ruling. Though they continue to oppose ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Spotify users may finally be able to start using Siri commands to play music Over the past few months, there’s been quite a bit of tension between Apple and Spotify. Not too long ago, for example, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek argued that Apple’s 30% cut from the App Store amounts to an unfair tax on competition. What&rsq...
08:39, 08/14/2019

Spotify grew subscribers 31% in Q2 2019, extending its lead over Apple Music Spotify added 8 million new subscribers in the most recent quarter as the music streaming leader appeared to widen its lead over rival Apple Music.Read More...
16:00, 07/31/2019

Spotify introduces Instagram-like Stories that let artists share insights with fans Back in 2016, Spotify teamed up with song lyrics database Genius to bring "Behind the lyrics" annotations to the Spotify app. They appeared as cards and displayed interesting tidbits about various songs, sourced from the Genius platform. Now, Spotify...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Spotify revenue beats but adds fewer-than-expected paid subscribers Spotify Technology SA's lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5% lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing revenue, gross margins and user engagement successes in the second quarter....
15:39, 07/31/2019

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with the launch of its music streaming service that’s now the dominant player in the space, with a p...
09:13, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Obamas jump into booming podcast business with Spotify partnership Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
21:26, 06/06/2019

Streaming service Spotify hits 100 million paid user mark Music streaming service Spotify says the number of its paying subscribers has hit 100 million for the first time, up 32% on the year and almost twice the latest figures for Apple Music...
15:52, 04/29/2019

Did Steve Jobs Harass Spotify's CEO With Weird, Breathy Phone Calls? It’s no secret that Spotify and Apple have beef. But according to a Variety interview with the authors of a new book, Spotify Untold, that beef dates all the way back to 2010 when Steve Jobs would purportedly prank call Spotify CEO Daniel Ek... and j...
01:13, 07/25/2019

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-sponsored carnival held at a secret location in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Thursday night, just hours befo...
13:52, 06/07/2019

10 Questions for Cecilia Qvist, the Woman Leading Spotify’s Global Expansion When music streaming company Spotify launched in India, the company made a promotional video with artists from across the world welcoming local users to the platform. One of the videos caused a social media frenzy in the country. It was of Korean boy...
12:00, 07/25/2019

Spotify Reports Subscriber Growth Amid Industry Podcast Boom Spotify posted greater-than-expected user growth in the latest quarter as the music-streaming giant improved long-term retention of its listeners and broadened its podcasting business....
12:52, 07/31/2019

Spotify's album pre-save feature lets record labels follow artists for you Spotify is the largest music streaming platform in the world, with over 100 million subscribers as of Q2 2019.Part of its appeal is down to the streaming giant's inclusion of user-friendly features within the mobile and desktop apps – one...
14:52, 06/28/2019

Square Enix just dropped almost every Final Fantasy soundtrack on Spotify & Apple Music If you’re putting together a video game music playlist and are in the mood for some JRPG classics, Square Enix just made it very easy for you, as the soundtracks for almost every Final Fantasy game have just popped up on Spotify and Apple Music. And ...
03:39, 06/07/2019

Did Apple's Steve Jobs harass Spotify's CEO with weird prank phone calls? A new book claims that Apple's Steve Jobs would make bizarre prank phone calls to Spotify CEO Daniel Ek in 2010 as the music streaming startup was trying to gain access to new customers....
21:13, 07/25/2019

Pandora Premium goes after Apple Music and Spotify with long overdue student discount Veteran internet radio player Pandora is not exactly a heavyweight in the unlimited ad-free music streaming arena as well, barely joining the Spotify and Apple-dominated game a couple of years ago. Since then, Pandora Premium has constantly struggled...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Spotify shares jump after it hits 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service Spotify Technology reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service....
16:39, 04/29/2019

This incredible offer of three months of Spotify Premium for 99 cents ends June 30th Spotify has been emailing anyone who’s interested to let them know, but just in case you weren’t aware of the current trial offer which is about to run out — the streaming giant is once again offering a three-month trial for its pre...
02:26, 06/18/2019

Garmin’s new Forerunner watch range brings phone-free Spotify to the masses The launch of the new Garmin Forerunner 945, Forerunner 245 Music and Forerunner 45 will literally be music to the ears of anyone wanting to ditch their phone when running.The navigation and fitness brand has finally updated its Forerunner range...
13:52, 04/30/2019

Spotify revenue beats on higher paid subscriber addition, shares rise Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue on Monday as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent....
13:52, 04/29/2019

Spotify’s Soundtrap audio editing tool to offer free unlimited storage Soundtrap, the cloud-based editing tool for music and podcasts, has decided to throw in free unlimited storage for its non-paying members. Previously, Soundtrap's basic plan limited users to only five saved songs or projects. Starting today, tho...
14:52, 06/26/2019

Spotify’s Soundtrap offers creators unlimited free storage for songs and podcasts Soundtrap, the cloud-based audio recording studio acquired by Spotify back in 2017, is now offering creators an unlimited number of projects.Read More...
13:13, 06/26/2019

Apple fights back against Spotify claiming the music streamer's data is out of tune Music streamer Spotify has been complaining about having to pay the so-called "Apple Tax." This is the 30% cut Apple takes from revenue generated by apps that use the tech giant's payment system. This is why Spotify charges $12.99 a month, $3 more th...
21:13, 06/24/2019

Spotify's Daily Drive mixes music, news and podcasts in a personalized playlist Spotify's algorithmic playlists are one of the streaming service's key attractions, throwing together your favorite tracks and artists without you having to slave over piecing individual tracks together. But it looks like Spotify is taking ...
11:39, 05/03/2019

Spotify launches a Disney Hub with music from Marvel and ‘Star Wars’ films Disney gets its own designated music hub on Spotify, including classic songs and scores from Marvel and 'Star Wars‘ films       ...
22:26, 07/17/2019

Spotify upgrades Family plan subscription, rolls out parental controls for music service Spotify is launching a content filter feature for its Family Plan that gives parents and guardians better control over what kids listen to.       ...
15:00, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Spotify revenue beats on higher paid subscriber addition, shares rise Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue on Monday as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent....
13:52, 04/29/2019

Spotify is spending hundreds of millions to become a major podcasting player — and Wall Street sees massive potential for the stock (SPOT) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify Spotify's integration of podcasts into its streaming services could boost its advertising revenue, an analysis published by Guggenheim on Tuesday found. Between new listening formats, better ad targeting t...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by more than 70% in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The serv...
17:13, 07/12/2019

YouTube Music just got a crazy new feature that Spotify and Apple Music can’t copy Spotify and Apple Music are the two dominant forces in music streaming at the moment, but they are far from the only options available. One of the other big names in streaming is YouTube Music, and while it may not be able to compete with Apple and S...
18:00, 07/19/2019

AT&T adds Spotify Premium as free entertainment option for 'Unlimited & More' customers AT&T 'Unlimited & More Premium' customers can now add a Spotify Premium subscription to their plan free of charge.       ...
17:26, 08/05/2019

Can you feel the love? 'The Lion King' soundtracks hunt their way to top of Spotify charts Soundtracks of the live-action and animated versions of Disney's "The Lion King" are roaring on Spotify after the new film's premiere this weekend.       ...
18:00, 07/23/2019

The Best New Features in Android Q Google’s next version of its mobile operating system, Android Q, isn’t quite ready for prime time just yet. For the brave few who don’t mind encountering a bug or two, you can download the third beta of Android Q and try it out on your Android phone ...
16:26, 05/09/2019

The 3 Best Android Tablets 1: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Price: $449.99  Product description Samsung’s tablets have long been one of the safest go-tos for Android users, and the company’s current lineup is no exception. One standout in particular for those willing to pay a b...
20:26, 04/28/2019

The best Android games There are loads of great games available for Android, but how can you pick out the gems from the dross, and amazing touchscreen experiences from botched console ports? With our lists, that’s how!We cover the best titles on Android right now, i...
17:39, 05/03/2019

How Does iOS 13 Stack Up to Android Q? Forget Game of Thrones. The greatest story ever told was one of two highly heralded platforms: iOS and Android. They’re in constant competition, and there’s never a shortage of shade, whether it’s Apple dropping a truth bomb about Android’s flip-a-sw...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Anonymize Your Android Browsing with Tor's New App After several months of testing, the first stable, public build of a Tor browser for Android is finally available on the Google Play Store....
03:39, 05/23/2019

The Nokia 2.2 is a €99 Android One phone I’d buy my mum HMD Global, the company licensing the iconic Nokia marque, today announced it’s latest entry-level handset, the Nokia 2.2, which will retail for €99 (about $110). The Nokia 2.2 is an interesting duck, as it doesn’t seem overtly compromised. Sure, it’...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Android Auto gets a big UI revamp The new Android Auto. The big change is the system bar at the bottom, which can now show tiny app controls. Here are music controls. [credit: Google ] ...
15:26, 05/07/2019

How to Get Android Notifications on Your Windows PC Jumping back and forth between your phone and your PC can be annoying. Some messaging apps have web clients, so you don’t have to open your device to carry on a conversation. But there’s an easier way to reply to messages, check notifications, and op...
20:39, 07/03/2019

You’ll soon be able to run Android on your Nintendo Switch If you’ve been dying to install Android on your Nintendo Switch to turn it into an even more versatile gadget, then your wish is about to come true. We’ve seen all the teasers showing us that Android can operate on the console, and the te...
23:52, 07/28/2019

How to fix the Android bug that's draining your battery Your Android battery life just suddenly got worse? A Google Play Services bug could be to blame. Here are some workarounds you cna try while Google conjures up a fix....
03:00, 08/13/2019

Android Q release date and what's new The official Android Q release date is going to feel closer this week thanks to brand new features expected to be unveiled at Google's annual developer conference.Android Q may be the big highlight of Google IO 2019, along with new Google Pixel ...
00:26, 05/06/2019

How to Set Up 'Guest Mode' on Your Android No matter how clean or secure your phone is, we all experience some anxiety when someone borrows it—even if only for a few minutes. For better or worse, we use our smartphones to manage critical parts of our lives, and one errant text or accidental “...
22:39, 06/27/2019

Everything You Need to Know About Firefox Preview on Android Mozilla is taking another stab at mobile browsing with a new version of Firefox on Android. We’ve been playing around with the recently released early-access public build for this new Firefox, currently known as “Firefox Preview,” and now we’re here ...
01:26, 06/29/2019

The best Android tablets of 2019: which should you buy? When it comes to searching for the best Android tablet, there are fewer options compared to a few years ago where Google's operating system was popping up on slates from almost every major manufacturer.The tablet market slowed down since, and th...
19:52, 06/19/2019

Best Android phone 2019: which should you buy? The best Android phones of 2019 are looking very intriguing with slimmer bezels and some startling new designs. Given the growing number of killer Android smartphones, it can hard to pick the best one to suit your specific needs, but we’ve had...
23:26, 06/19/2019

These Are All the New Google Camera Changes in Android Q The final Android Q beta—Android Q Beta 6—is now available for developers and enthusiasts to play with. This build gives us a near-complete picture of what the public release for Android Q will be like, which now includes some tweaks Google is making...
03:26, 08/09/2019

Can You Actually Use iCloud on Windows and Android? Whisper it quietly, but a few holes are starting to appear in Apple’s walled garden: AirPlay on TVs. Apple Music on Android. iCloud on the web. And now, a revamped, updated iCloud app for Windows. As Apple shows hints of being more cross-platform-fri...
22:52, 06/15/2019

Best Android phones in UAE for 2019: which should you buy? If you're looking out for the best Android phone you can buy, this is the place to be, as we've put all the biggest and best Google-powered handsets through their paces to come up with this rundown of all the best Android smartphones.If you...
14:39, 07/11/2019

Android Q: Cheat sheet Google's Android Q offers a number of upgrades that will transform your phone into an even more user-friendly and customizable environment. Here's what developers, businesses, and users need to know about Android 10.0....
19:26, 05/20/2019

It's Time to Try Android Q Beta 5 If you’re curious about what the Android Q experience will be like, but have been holding off on installing any Android Q betas, it might be time to try out the latest version, released today. Not only is this iteration of Android Q “very close” to w...
02:26, 07/11/2019

3 ways Android Q is being built for 5G Android Q has a lot of exciting UX additions and improvements, like Dark Mode, but it also has some under-the-hood additions to help usher in the era of 5G phones. Chief among them, we learned at Google IO 2019, are new capabilities for app developer...
06:26, 05/11/2019

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS....
06:39, 06/14/2019

10 best Android phones 2019: which should you buy? If you're looking out for the best Android phone you can buy, this is the place to be, as we've put all the biggest and best Google-powered handsets through their paces to come up with this rundown of all the best Android smartphones.If you...
14:52, 06/27/2019

Top 5 New Features to Look Forward to in Android Q Google engineers and product managers have held several talks at Google I/O, disclosing new details about user experience and security improvements that are coming to Android Q....
11:39, 05/11/2019

Here's What Android Q's New Dark Theme Looks Like There are two kinds of people in the world: people who want dark mode everything, and people who for some reason don’t care about being blinded by apps with white backgrounds at night. As you’ve probably guessed, I fall into the first camp, which is ...
04:13, 05/08/2019

The best Android video player just got better Labeled simply as "the best way to enjoy your movies", MX Player for Android is probably familiar to a lot of Android users by now. It's one of those rare apps that get most everything right.A minimalist interface that never gets in the way? Check. M...
22:39, 06/18/2019

Nearly all Android smartphones 'can be hacked via Wi-Fi' Hackers are able to target many leading Android mobile phones and other gadgets via Wi-Fi, researchers have revealed.Devices powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon family of processors are susceptible to the threat, which would allow hackers to gain a...
16:39, 08/06/2019

10 top tennis games for Android and iOS Strawberries and cream, white uniforms and a lot of grunting - there are few events so ingrained in the psyche as Wimbledon. Not all are lucky enough to be able to attend the event in person however, most will be stuck at home finding a Wimbledo...
12:00, 07/06/2019

Android Auto To Get A New Interface With connected cars and inbuilt eSIM technologies coming in, chances are that smartphone connectivity in cars is the next big thing. However, Google is going the whole hog and is making Android Auto a......
16:52, 05/07/2019

Android, iOS Are Getting New Emojis Later This Year On World Emoji Day 2019, Apple and Google have offered a sneak peek at some of the emoji that is arriving on mobile and desktop devices later this year....
13:26, 07/17/2019

Here's Everything New About Android at Google I/O 2019 (So Far...) Android is the world’s most popular OS, but it’s not just for phones or tablets. That’s because changes to Google’s flagship operating also impacts other platforms like Android Auto and Android TV too. So here’s all the new stuff coming to the Androi...
04:13, 05/08/2019

Android Q: everything you need to know about Google's update New Android version out in public beta with smarter AI, more privacy and dark mode Google took the wraps off the next version of Android 10 Q at its IO developer conference in California this week, introducing a whole range of new features, gestures,...
08:52, 05/10/2019

Best PDF reader for Android of 2019 While it's possible to read PDF files already using Android phones and tablets, for most people that's about all they can do with them. If you want to do anything more with PDFs then you'll almost certainly need to install additional s...
19:00, 05/31/2019

How to Remap the Buttons on Your Android Device to Do Nearly Anything You Want Like a well-chosen keyboard shortcut, a button combination can save you some serious time on your phone—whether you want to snap a photo, launch a digital assistant, or take a screenshot. What you might not know is that you can change these button co...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Google Go launches globally on Android Google has launched Google Go globally in the Google Play Store. The lightweight search app is available for all Android 5.0/5.1 Lollipop devices and up.Read More...
18:13, 08/20/2019

The best free Android games 2019 What’s better than a free game? Pretty much nothing. Except when it’s terrible and you’ve wasted time on downloading and playing it. Fortunately, there are loads of fantastic free games for Android – and we list the very b...
12:39, 05/01/2019

Why open sourcerors might want to ditch Android for iOS Apple has long been the proprietary bad guy, but Google’s privacy-sucking ways in Android should give open source freedom fighters reason to consider switching....
05:13, 06/06/2019

Now there's a dedicated Steam Chat app for Android and iOS Last year Valve released Steam Chat for the desktop, and now its messaging service is fully mobile with a dedicated app for Android and iOS. Naturally, it cribs the desktop version's features, including: Friends List - See who's in game o...
06:39, 05/22/2019

Now you can use Android phones, rather than passwords, to log in to Google* Enlarge It could soon become easier for Android users to securely log in to Web accounts. Starting today, Google is rolling out a service that lets people on version 7 and later of Google’s mobile operating system use their device’s fingerprint or...
06:39, 08/13/2019

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the web. The demand for online anonymity has spawned ...
12:26, 05/22/2019

Nintendo makes over Dr. Mario for iOS and Android Nintendo revealed last night that its next mobile game is finally hitting the stores next month, and it’s the comparatively low-key Dr. Mario World. The game appears to be Nintendo‘s attempt to cash in on the Match-3 puzzle genre — sort of like Candy...
20:39, 06/18/2019

Why Some Android Phones Don't Have the Play Store Huawei phones, Amazon tablets, and Google Pixel phones all run Android, but one of those groups of devices doesn’t have access to the Google Play Store—and another could lose it very soon. But why is that? If you’re wondering what exactly Android is ...
16:52, 05/29/2019

Android phones come with pre-installed malware Google has made significant headway when it comes to removing malware from the Play Store but a recent Black Hat presentation from a Google Project Zero researcher has shined light on the fact that many devices ship with malicious apps pre-installed....
19:13, 08/13/2019

11 things my Android phone does way better than your iPhone For the past year, I've been carrying a succession of Android devices and iPhones, learning the ins and outs of each one. But a collection of small, usability-enhancing features keeps me coming back to Android as my everyday choice. Here's my list....
01:26, 05/25/2019

The best screen recorders for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS There are now so many reasons why you might want to record a video screen capture of your desktop or even your smartphone or tablet display. There are clear business reasons for doing so, not least for adding to presentations due to the increased sup...
14:39, 05/26/2019

How Do I Move Messages From an Old Android Phone to a New One? Welcome back to Lifehacker’s weekly tech-advice column, Tech 911. As always, I want you to email me any and all struggles you’re having with your gear—whether you can’t decide what to buy, can’t connect one thing to another, can’t tell why that thing...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Here's what Huawei's Android replacement may actually be called The fact Huawei has its own Android replacement in the works is certainly no secret. In fact, rumor has it the operating system could be ready for launch as early as this fall. And thanks to recent trademark filings, we now know what it could be call...
15:52, 05/27/2019

Get the Amazing 'Bloons TD 6' for Free on iOS and Android The very-excellent tower defense game, Bloons TD 6—normally $5 on mobile—is now available for free on iOS and Android for a limited time. Even if tower defense games aren’t your scene, this one is going to suck you in with its combination of cutesy, ...
01:26, 05/24/2019

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of the Chrome app is alright when you have only a few opened tabs, but going over 10 often leads to con...
15:52, 05/27/2019

Android 9.0 Pie for Moto G6 goes live at Verizon Verizon has just confirmed that it has released the long-awaited Moto G6 Android 9.0 Pie update. The information published on the carrier's website includes mentions the April security patch, as well as other improvements specific to Motorola smartph...
09:39, 06/07/2019

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them are completely free, meaning you're just a few...
12:13, 05/02/2019

How to Force the New Android Auto Update A new version of Android Auto is finally here—sort of. Google started rolling out a beautiful new version of Android Auto late last month, and your device should prompt you to switch over to the new look and feel when you plug it into your car. If no...
15:26, 08/20/2019

Welcome to the new Android Q fully gestural navigation If you've been waiting for full-on navigation for Android, your wait is about over. Jack Wallen explains how this new system works and why you might want it....
21:39, 05/29/2019

OnePlus 3 and 3T finally getting Android 9.0 Pie updates After many months of waiting, OnePlus 3 and 3T users can now download the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update. The Chinese handset maker has just announced that the final build has been uploaded on its servers and is now being pushed to OnePlus 3 and...
06:52, 05/23/2019

You Can Now Use an Android Phone as a Physical Security Key on iOS Google now lets iOS users sign in to their Google accounts using an Android phone as a physical security key for two-step verification. Here's how the feature works....
13:26, 06/13/2019

Best office suite for Android in 2019 The ability to use your smartphone anyway makes it a handy tool for catching up with office work on the go. But while the number of apps available for business has exploded, quality and performance can vary. This is especially the case for offic...
14:13, 06/17/2019

AT&T rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update to the LG V35 ThinQ AT&T is the first US carrier to release the long overdue LG V35 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update, because it's one of the few that volunteered to do that. Well, apart from Google Fi, which is why theoretically AT&T is the first carrier to offer the updat...
05:13, 06/20/2019

How to fix the Android bug that’s been killing your phone’s battery If you’ve been experiencing worse battery life than usual on your Android smartphone recently, you should know that you’re not alone. There’s an Android bug that’s responsible for the recent battery issues, and the good news i...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Huawei 'building its own OS' as Android alternative Huawei is testing its own internally-developed mobile operating system as the tech firm awaits word on whether US sanctions will see Google strip its licence to use Android, according to Chinese state media....
23:00, 08/05/2019

Android Messages may get Snapchat-like AR effects Apparently, Google has plans to turn the Android Messages app into a veritable Instagram and Snapchat rival. XDA Developers has discovered that the tech giant is testing augmented reality effects with pretty impressive elements within its messaging a...
12:52, 06/30/2019

OnePlus TV will be a 'unique' Android TV – whatever that means Watch out, television audiences: it looks like the OnePlus TV is finally on its way. A number of model sizes have now been listed by the official Bluetooth SIG website, confirming that the OnePlus TV will ship in 43-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 7...
13:26, 08/09/2019

Trump suggests Huawei's Android ban could be over soon When you think of Huawei and U-turns you might think of the Huawei P30's notch, but now something else springs to mind – Donald Trump has softened his attitude to the Chinese telecoms company, so we could see the Huawei ban lifted soon.Sp...
15:26, 07/01/2019

The best Android apps to download in 2019 There's never been a better time to get into Android apps, as the Google Play store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of titles that can cater to your every need.The problem is: there are just too many of them, even with Editors...
15:13, 05/15/2019

Google is bringing Electronic IDs to Android Google is bringing Electronic IDs to Android so that your driver's license and your passport are accessible on your phone, even when the battery is dead.Read More...
22:00, 05/09/2019

These are the new Android emoji you'll be using on your phone later this year We've known that a new slate of emojis are coming to smartphones toward the end of the year, and mere hours after Apple showed its take on them and announced when it'd range them on its phones, Google has done the same.In February, the Unic...
20:13, 07/17/2019

Huawei Android ban could still be on as US government says its still blacklisted The US Huawei ban may not be coming to an end any time soon after all following new reports that the Chinese phone giant is still under severe restrictions.According to Reuters, staff at the US Commerce Department enforcement team have been told by s...
12:52, 07/03/2019

Google's Huawei Android restrictions: what does it mean for you? The news that Google has blocked Huawei’s future access to Android updates - for both apps and timely security updates - not only casts the Chinese smartphone manufacturer’s future business into huge doubt, but also could have wide-rang...
13:13, 05/20/2019

How Android Q supports 5G apps and why you should care When Francesco Grilli and his peers were working on the 4G standard, they had a few ideas as to what the popular use cases might be. Video calls over the internet, perhaps, or rich messaging content, they thought. "In the end, none of that really hap...
21:39, 05/11/2019

How to Speed Up Your Android Hotspot Connection Being able to turn your smartphone into a miniature access point that can give other devices an internet connection—like your laptop—is one of the best features ever. It’s saved my bacon plenty of times, those rarer moments when I need to use my lapt...
21:52, 07/22/2019

The new Android Q beta is a mostly cosmetic update The Android Q beta 3 is here, and like the first public beta of this OS, there's not much to get excited about. This beta doesn't offer the meatiest update, but it is our first look at some of the user-facing features coming to Android Q. T...
04:13, 05/10/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 3 Google today launched Android Q Beta 3 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
04:39, 05/08/2019

Android is going to get better at managing your wireless headphones Since the AirPods first pitched up in 2016, truly wireless headphones (with each earbud separate) have become more and more popular, and now Android is getting new features to improve how these devices connect up.New changes arriving for the Bluetoot...
17:26, 07/21/2019

Dark Mode is coming in Android Q Android Q is bringing a long-awaited feature to your phone – it'll debut a new Dark Mode across the entirety of Google's software.Various Android apps have come with a dark theme in the past, but this is the first time you'll be...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Tell Android apps not to track you, and thousands of them will do it anyway Back in December Google CEO Sundar Pichai conceded during a session with members of Congress that the company could “do better” when it comes to helping users understand what steps to take to better protect their privacy. Unfortunately, i...
04:13, 07/09/2019

HTC reveals when it will update three of its phones to Android 9 Pie You might recall that back in March, HTC announced that it would finally update the HTC U12+ to Android 9 Pie sometime during the second quarter. Thanks to a tweet disseminated today by HTC, we can narrow that down even more for you. The company last...
06:13, 05/11/2019

Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your Android Phone We’ve all experienced that moment of dread: You’re about to capture a video of your dog or cat doing something especially cute or hilarious. But then, the pop-up of doom: you’re out of space on your phone. You might have lost that m...
17:00, 08/07/2019

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more often, so you can enjoy the world around you rather than just the world on your phone....
22:26, 06/29/2019

Android Auto is getting a new look this summer, and it’s about time Ahead of Google I/O 2019 getting under way in earnest starting Tuesday, one early announcement the company decided to go ahead and tee up on Monday was a long overdue redesign for Android Auto — Google’s smart driving companion and infont...
05:26, 05/07/2019

How to Enable All the New Android Q Beta 3 Features Android Q Beta 3 is now available for public consumption as of yesterday’s big kickoff to Google I/O 2019. And I might have been that guy in the press area furiously trying to download any and all updates to my Pixel 3 XL device. (Sorry, everyone els...
22:13, 05/08/2019

When Is Your Samsung or Motorola Phone Getting Android Q? Now that we’re on Beta 5 of Android Q, we’re getting very close to the official release of the new version of the operating system. Google has only intended to release six total betas before the final release candidate goes live, and the company has ...
01:39, 07/30/2019

Android Q developer beta is now available on the Nokia 8.1 The full, finished release of Android Q likely won’t land on any handset until around August, but if you have a Nokia 8.1 you can access a developer beta of the software right now.This is one of the first phones to offer any version of Android...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Google finally doing gestures "the right way" with Android Q! You know what they say — modern problems require modern solutions. One such problem was created once phone manufacturers began to shrink phone bezels more and more and extending the screens all the way up and down the devices' "foreheads" and "chins"...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any busine...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Android is (unofficially) available for the Nintendo Switch You no longer have to wonder when you can throw caution to the wind and install Android on your Switch. Homebrew developers at XDA have released the first publicly available Android firmware for Nintendo's system, a take on the Android 8.1-base...
22:13, 07/28/2019

Best Android Wear smartwatches in the UAE for 2019 After a shaky start, Google's Android Wear is now an increasingly mature platform thanks to the update to Android Wear 2.0 and a plethora of new watches running the software.Now Google has rebranded its smartwatch platform to Wear OS in an attem...
14:52, 06/27/2019

Huawei Unveils Android Replacement Following U.S. Ban Chinese technology giant Huawei’s new operating system, called HarmonyOS, is intended to run on all of its consumer gadgets, as it races to develop backups to U.S. technology following its U.S. blacklisting....
21:52, 08/09/2019

How to Fix the Latest Android Bug That's Draining Your Battery Android users: If your phone’s battery has felt like it was crapping out lately, the most recent Google Play Services update may be to blame....
01:52, 08/13/2019

Google allows Huawei to keep using Android until August After U.S. officials gave a 90-day reprieve to Huawei, Google said Tuesday it will suspend a plan to quit providing its Android operating system to the Chinese smartphone maker....
16:52, 05/21/2019

Best Android smartphones (July 2019) If you are in the market for a new Android smartphone, here are a selection that offer a level of power and performance that would give the iPhone a run for its money....
15:52, 07/02/2019

How to Back up Your Personal Data on iOS and Android Phones break or get lost all the time, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your personal data when and if that happens. In the video above, I go over the basics of backing up your Apple and Android devices....
21:00, 07/15/2019

These are the phones on the Android Q beta program Update: Many phone companies have reached out to TechRadar to let us know that their phones support the Android Q beta, so the list of compatible phones is constantly growing. We've been updating this list with new phones every time we find out ...
17:13, 05/09/2019

Google’s Android fragmentation fix still isn’t working at all Google I/O 2019 is now underway, and the show this year opened the same way it does every year. CEO Sundar Pichai and other Google executives took the stage to deliver a keynote presentation that sets the tone for Google’s ecosystem in the year...
16:39, 05/08/2019

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming servi...
21:26, 06/05/2019

Microsoft starts rolling out another new Android app, SMS Organizer Microsoft's SMS Organizer, which started as a Garage incubation project, is an example of another of the company's growing stable of Android productivity applications ....
04:26, 08/20/2019

The Morning After: Google delivers a new look for Android Auto Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. July is almost over. So after you double-check your UltraViolet account, it's time to look over quarterly results from Apple and Samsung to find out what's working (services) and what isn't (high-...
14:52, 07/31/2019

Apple's Shazam app updated with new Pop Up functionality, but only on Android Recently acquired by Apple, Shazam is bringing new features to its users, although this time only Android users will benefit from the changes. A new Pop Up functionality has just been added to Shazam for Android, which will allow users to identify so...
07:26, 06/11/2019

You can bring your own Android phone to Xfinity Mobile You no longer need an iPhone if you want to bring an unlocked smartphone to Xfinity Mobile. The Comcast wireless service (which runs on the network of Engadget parent Verizon) has expanded its bring-your-own-device program to include Android smartph...
19:00, 07/16/2019

It’s 2019 and Google still can’t keep malware out of its Android app store Google appears to have a problem with stopping malicious apps from sneaking into the Play Store. In what appears to yet another case of malware disguised as a legitimate app, security researchers from Symantec have found a new app that advertised its...
15:13, 07/16/2019

Jio TV App Now Offers Dark Mode on Android Devices Jio TV for Android has been updated to version 5.8.0 that brings the anticipated Dark mode. Reliance Jio previously brought a Dark mode to its Jio Cinema app....
09:39, 08/16/2019

Shazam on Android Can Now Identify Songs Even When You're Using Headphones Not long after Apple acquired music recognition app Shazam last fall, the music-ID service introduced a new feature called Pop-up that allowed it to identify songs being played on the device itself, in addition to outside sources. Read more......
21:13, 06/11/2019

The Pixel 4 might have an exciting new feature that’s not available on any iPhone or Android Google often announces technology innovations that aren’t ready to be turned into commercial products, prompting us to wonder whether they’re just vaporware. But that doesn’t mean development for said projects stops, and the Pixel 4...
13:52, 06/12/2019

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Phone Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, s...
02:39, 07/19/2019

Huawei apparently still has no viable Android alternative For months now, Huawei has been giving off some pretty, shall we say, mixed signals about what it might do should its standoff with the US become permanent and the company remains cut off from doing business with key vendors like Google. Which means,...
02:00, 07/20/2019

This Could Be the First Nokia Feature Phone Running Android Nokia feature phones could make a comeback in a big way if this latest leak turns out to be true. A photo of a Nokia-like device running Android has been leaked online....
10:52, 07/19/2019

How to Delete Multiple Android Messages at the Same Time Android Messages version 4.7 rolled out this morning, and the new update adds the long-awaited ability to delete multiple messages in a conversation thread. It’s a great, convenient addition, and it’s also strange that it took this long for Android M...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Android Is Now Unofficially On Nintendo Switch, And It Looks Great Back in 2018, an exploit was found in the Nintendo Switch that would allow users to run outside code. While that’s of course led to some piracy, it’s also let modders and coders have some fun with the console, up to and including getting Android runn...
08:52, 07/29/2019

How to find and add someone on Snapchat on iPhone or Android, in 3 different ways Shutterstock It's possible to find someone on Snapchat in three different ways. You can find and add someone on Snapchat by syncing your phone's contacts, searching for their username, or scanning a Snapcode. Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
00:00, 07/30/2019

How Do I Block Android from Installing System Updates? I’ve said it before, and I’ll keep saying it: It’s important to keep your devices updated. Though even I’ll admit there are few exceptions to this rule. If Microsoft just launched a huge Windows update, you might want to give it a few days just in ca...
15:39, 07/26/2019

This Android malware can take photos and videos and spy on your app history Described as "full featured mobile surveillance software", Monokle comes equipped with unique capabilities that help it conduct espionage, according to researchers....
17:13, 07/24/2019

JBL’s Android TV-powered soundbar finally goes on sale at $399 At Google’s developer conference in May 2018, the company had announced an Android TV soundbar in partnership with JBL. Now, the device is finally on sale for $399. The soundbar can connect to your TV and drive your streaming needs with apps for popu...
16:39, 07/24/2019

JBL's long-delayed Android TV soundbar is finally here JBL made a big splash last year at Google I/O 2108 with its $400 Link Bar that works as an Android TV Box, Google Assistant speaker and Chromecast device all in one. It turned out to be harder to stuff all that in than expected, however, as the devic...
13:52, 07/24/2019

Pandora launches Voice Mode on iOS and Android Long after Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Bixby and a half-dozen others, Pandora has finally launched a 'voice assistant' helper of its own called Voice Mode for its iOS and Android apps that will begin rolling out to devices starting today. Vo...
20:26, 07/23/2019

I Would Love to Run Android on My Nintendo Switch, but I'm Too Much of a Coward Following the reveal of an unpatchable exploit in the Nintendo Switch back in January of 2018, diligent hackers have finally gotten the portable console to boot and run Android. It opens up a long list of potentially excellent alternate uses for the ...
12:26, 07/30/2019

Hulu's live TV service is coming to Android TV You don't have to make do with on-demand video if you watch Hulu on an Android TV device. Hulu is rolling out support for its Live TV service to Google-powered devices in early August, including TV sets from Sony and Hisense as well as set-tops ...
23:39, 07/30/2019

Protect Yourself Against New Android Ransomware That Pretends to Be Porn A new Android threat was recently discovered by ESET researchers, and it has a quirky adult theme that might be enough to sucker unsuspecting users into installing it....
00:00, 07/31/2019

Huawei says its upcoming OS software won't replace Android We're not entirely sure what Huawei is working on deep inside its software labs – Ark OS, possibly, or Harmony OS – but the company says the operating system it's building is being designed for industrial use rather than as a ...
16:26, 07/20/2019

Donate Your Old Android Phone to Help Lemur Research If you have an Android phone you aren’t using anymore, don’t let it collect dust in a drawer. Donate it to the Duke Lemur Center, which will be more than happy to use it to learn more about lemurs’ ability to perceive colors....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Android Q Beta 4 bricks some Pixel phones Some Pixel owners who have installed the Android Q Beta 4 update that was released today are discovering an issue that Google didn't intend to be included with the latest beta version of the next Android build. According to several Reddit posters (vi...
20:26, 06/07/2019

Don't be blue; Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements is now available on iOS and Android Are you the danger? Are you the one who knocks? If so, you might enjoy playing the Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements mobile game that is now available for iOS and Android. We first told you about the game in January, and back then we pointed out that i...
07:26, 06/08/2019

Like the Windows 10 calculator? You can now add it to your Android handset or iPhone What can be more unsexy than a calculator app? Yet, it does serve a purpose. Then again, so does cardboard. If you're not happy with the calculator on your phone, you can always go into the App Store or Google Play Store to find a third-party one. Bu...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Can Huawei's HarmonyOS rival Google's Android? The Chinese tech giant Huawei has unveiled a new operating system, HarmonyOS, which the company hopes will become an alternative to Android. But convincing customers to opt for the new platform may prove a daunting task....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Best note-taking apps for Android in 2019 Smartphones provide incredible flexibility for the home consumer or business user, not least with the profusion of apps available to use. It doesn't matter whether you're just looking to write a shopping list, make creative notes, or take b...
23:26, 06/19/2019

How to turn on dark mode in Chrome for Android Samsung did it, Huawei did it, and Google and Apple will be employing it in the 2019 versions of their venerable mobile operating systems - dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on th...
17:26, 06/19/2019

Google just took a strange step towards replacing Android with something better Android might be one of the two most important mobile operating systems right now, and the biggest one by market share, but it certainly won’t be around forever. That’s why Google is already working on a universal OS that would one day re...
21:39, 07/01/2019

Huawei’s foldable phone will ship with Android, despite US ban We’ve had two foldable phone reveals already this year, but you still can’t buy either model in stores. Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was recalled for repairs after early reviewers discovered that the foldable screen can be rendered useless...
04:00, 06/25/2019

Huawei just announced HarmonyOS, its answer to Android Huawei just announced a new operating system called Harmony OS  at its developer conference in China. The company said the HarmonyOS is a microkernel-based distributed OS for all platforms including mobile phones, wearables, laptops, and televisions....
13:26, 08/09/2019

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting la...
07:52, 06/18/2019

Huawei reveals Harmony OS, its alternative to Android Huawei's long-rumored Android alternative, Hongmeng, is finally official. At today's Huawei Developer Conference, the company's Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu surprised the audience by unveiling "Harmony OS," which he says is f...
12:39, 08/09/2019

What do you lose when your Android phone is not supported by Google? A lot... Huawei has been in some hot waters lately. The company has been added to the dreaded US entity list and, as a result, all USA-based businesses are forbidden to work with it. So, Google pulled out, saying “Sorry, but future Huawei phones will not be g...
19:39, 06/17/2019

How to keep YouTube videos playing in the background on Android Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I love YouTube. I use it to watch videos, play tracks, and listen to podcasts. It has easily become my main sour...
19:52, 07/03/2019

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for July 4 From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.       ...
17:13, 06/28/2019

Asus May Have Made the Most Powerful Android Phone Yet Last year’s ASUS ROG Phone felt like one of the first gaming phones that actually made sense. But for its second attempt, Asus has doubled down on everything: Between its big 6.6-inch screen, a new processor from Qualcomm, and an absolutely massive b...
20:26, 07/22/2019

T-Mobile is the next US carrier to roll out Android 9.0 Pie to the LG V40 ThinQ Verizon was the first US carrier to provide LG V40 ThinQ owners with the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update. AT&T followed soon along with U.S. Cellular, but Sprint and T-Mobile remained behind the competition.Well, that's no longer valid, at least ...
16:52, 06/22/2019

Valve launches Dota game on Android and iOS, but it's not what you think After the Artifact fiasco, Valve is back with yet another game, but a completely different one this time. Dota Underlords strikes no resemblance to the company's previous card game and, despite its name, it has nothing to do with the MOBA (multiplaye...
04:26, 06/22/2019

Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password, to log into one of the company's web service...
15:26, 08/13/2019

Motorola will only release the Android Q update for Moto Z4 The Moto Z4 is Motorola's newest mid-range Android smartphone, one that will not be followed by the usual Force Edition model, which the US company said it canceled. Those who bought the Moto Z4 might not have known though that Motorola doesn't plan ...
20:52, 06/21/2019

IDC: Android smartwatches only rival Apple in China If you're eyeing a smartwatch, there are virtually hundreds you can choose from -- but odds are high you'll flock to Apple. The Apple Watch has beat out the competition in the global smartwatch market and will continue to do so, according t...
21:26, 06/20/2019

Huawei’s Android hopes dashed yet again by Trump During remarks at Huawei’s Developer Conference that kicked off on Friday, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer division Richard Yu promised that the company can “immediately” switch to HarmonyOS, the new smartphone operating system i...
23:26, 08/09/2019

YouTube is testing hiding comments in its Android app YouTube has historically had a seemingly insurmountable problem with the toxicity in its videos’ comments sections. Now, in what seems like an effort to prevent viewers from being exposed to this filth, the streaming service is testing out a feature ...
10:26, 06/20/2019

Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall is a strategy RPG for Android and iOS Behaviour Interactive, HBO, and Gaea have unveiled Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall, a collectible strategy role-playing game on mobile devices.Read More...
08:13, 06/28/2019

Huawei reveals HarmonyOS, its alternative to Android Huawei's long-rumored Android alternative, Hongmeng, is finally official. At today's Huawei Developer Conference, the company's Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu surprised the audience by unveiling "HarmonyOS," which he says is fa...
14:39, 08/09/2019

Android notifications arrive on Windows 10 'Your Phone' app Bill Gates might regret losing to Google in the mobile OS domain, but Microsoft continues to work on various projects for Android. It just rolled out Your Phone, an app that mirrors Android phone notifications so you can see them directly on your des...
22:26, 07/03/2019

Windows 10 can now show you notifications as they hit your Android phone If you’re rocking a Windows 10 PC and an Android phone, your life is about to get a lot better when it comes to staying on top of your notifications. That’s because your computer will soon mirror your phone’s notifications, which me...
05:00, 07/04/2019

Android Q beta 5 improves gesture navigations We’re nearing a final look at how Android Q will feel once we get to the forthcoming consumer release of the latest version of the mobile OS, now that the fifth of six beta releases is out. Among the changes and important feature additions this...
00:26, 07/11/2019

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an Android phone. Read more......
16:26, 06/13/2019

Samsung won’t let Android tablets die, announces the Galaxy Tab S6 The Galaxy Tab S6 with keyboard case. Samsung is still not giving up on the Android tablet market. Today the company announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6, its latest high-end tablet, for $649. The Samsung Tab ...
22:00, 07/31/2019

Android Auto’s first big redesign is finally rolling out The new Android Auto. The big change is the system bar at the bottom, which can now show tiny app controls. Here are music controls. [credit: Google ] ...
18:00, 07/31/2019

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authentication key. The development comes almost more than a month after the internet giant made it easy f...
11:52, 06/13/2019

Another US carrier rolls out the LG V40 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update After Verizon and AT&T, it looks like U.S. Cellular might be the next carrier in the United States to release the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update for the LG V40 ThinQ. LG's flagship hasn't been among the first top-tier phones in the US to be upda...
09:13, 06/13/2019

Huawei wants to name its Android OS replacement ‘Harmony’ in Europe Huawei may still be facing an uncertain future over its access to licensed versions of Android and Windows operating systems, but it’s been busy readying in-house replacements in case the tide turns against its favor. Now, the world’s second largest ...
08:13, 07/15/2019

Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away from Windows pays off As Microsoft Word tops 1 billion installs on Android and Office is all over the iOS productivity rankings, the software giant has its beyond-Windows hits. Now it may have a needle or two to thread....
23:26, 07/15/2019

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security key functionality to use your Android phone as verification for Google sign-ins on iOS devices. If yo...
00:13, 06/13/2019

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of your text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each other, their messages pop up in a blue speech bubble. But non-iPhone owners’ messages come through in...
21:39, 08/14/2019

Google is bringing a one-tap SOS button to some Android phones In the event of an emergency, your first instinct might be to call 911. But in certain situations, you may not be able to speak with an operator. Whether that's because you're injured, in a dangerous situation or have a speech impairment, G...
22:00, 08/01/2019

NVIDIA may launch new, more powerful SHIELD Android TV box soon NVIDIA kind of hit the jackpot with the SHIELD TV, one of the best Android TV boxes available on the market. However, since the device was launched four years ago, it has started to show its age, even though an updated model was released back in 2017...
02:39, 06/17/2019

How to speed up web browsing and save money on Android Who doesn't want faster browsing? Here's a quick and simple trick that will help both speed up your browsing on your Android smartphone, and save on data charges if you don't have an unlimited data package....
20:52, 07/05/2019

OnePlus TV will be a 'unique' Android TV, according to product listings Watch out, television audiences: it looks like the OnePlus TV is finally on its way, with a number of model sizes having been listed by the official Bluetooth SIG website.We now know that the OnePlus TV will ship in 43-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-...
12:39, 08/08/2019

Huawei founder says his new OS is faster than Android, but that’s still not good enough Huawei is readying its own operating system that could launch as soon as October alongside the Mate 30 Pro flagship smartphone, according to recent reports. Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said in an interview that the new operating system, which is base...
23:13, 07/08/2019

Google releases the 6th and final beta for Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) We are quickly approaching launch day for Android Q, Google's 29th release of Android. At some point in the near future we should see a statue-unveiling, official confirmat...
21:26, 08/07/2019

Be first to try the new Messages app for Android – public beta open now Google has released a public beta of its new Messages app (formerly known as Android Messages). The beta program is currently full, but keep an eye on the signup page for an opening when it becomes available again. Like other Android beta progra...
11:26, 07/09/2019

Remember when Huawei said its Android replacement isn’t for smartphones? Well, it is After insisting for months that the company preferred to continue relying on Google’s Android mobile operating system in its handsets, despite a lingering US ban that precludes Google from allowing that to happen, Huawei appears to have finally...
17:52, 08/05/2019

Mi TV 4A Series' Android 9 Pie Update on the Way, Xiaomi Reveals Xiaomi has finally announced plans to roll out the Android 9 Pie software update for the Mi TV 4A series, with a limited Early Access Plan now open for sign-ups....
11:52, 07/09/2019

Here’s why Netflix wants access to your physical activity on Android Remember how Netflix can conduct all sorts of strange tests to research ways it can improve its service? Well, it turns out that access to the physical activity data that your Android phone tracks can be a great asset for Netflix, so the company want...
05:13, 08/02/2019

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
18:52, 06/12/2019

Google unveils new design for Android Auto Android Auto now supports more than 500 car models from 50 different brands, Google said Monday, unveiling new design features like a darker color palette that should improve visibility....
05:52, 05/07/2019

Android Q: All the new features and functionalities announced at Google I/O '19 Android Q has been sort official for nearly two months now, arriving as a developer beta in mid-March. Although this initial release revealed many of the features that will be the cornerstone of Android Q, the gist of interesting novelties will be re...
22:39, 05/07/2019

I’m walking Huawei: here are 4 great Android phones you can buy instead Huawei‘s in a spot of bother. Google has suspended its business operations with the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, meaning Huawei no longer has access to Android and a raft of other Google services. So what does this mean for you as a consumer? Wel...
19:00, 05/20/2019

These 8 Huawei and Honor Phones Will Get Android Q Update First Huawei has swiftly revealed the first batch of smartphones that will be receiving the Android Q update. Huawei and Honor's first batch of phones getting Android Q update include eight smartphones....
12:39, 05/10/2019

Huawei to support its devices after Google Android bar Huawei will support its smartphones and tablets by providing security updates and services, it said, after Google barred it from updates to the Android operating system....
17:52, 05/20/2019

Realme Announces Android 9 Pie Beta Schedule Realme has revealed that it will begin the beta testing of the Android 9 Pie update for Realme 2 Pro next week. Realme 1 and Realme U1 will get the update in June....
14:13, 05/10/2019

Valve launches Steam Chat app for Android and iOS After bringing Steam Link app to gamers and the option play all games from their Steam library on mobile phones, Valve releases another app that's meant to modernized Steam chat experience. The new Steam Chat mobile app is now available for free on b...
06:52, 05/23/2019

Adobe Premiere Rush launches on Android Adobe's cross-platform video editor is now available on select Android devices, including Samsung's Galaxy S10 series and Google's Pixel series.Read More...
15:52, 05/21/2019

T-Mobile to roll out Android 9.0 Pie update to the LG V40 ThinQ soon LG recently offered signs that it will finally release a wave of Android 9.0 Pie updates for some of its flagship smartphones like the V30, V35 and V40 ThinQ. Actually, it was only last month that the South Korean company revealed an Android 9.0 Pie ...
17:26, 05/11/2019

See the WiFi Passwords For Every Network You've Connected to With this Android App I tend to change gadgets a lot more than most people, which means when I visit friends with a laptop or tablet in-tow it’s more than likely not the same laptop or tablet I had the last time I was there....
08:13, 05/06/2019

Huawei: we've been good for Android, all our phones will keep getting updates Fair or not, the new White House administration restrictions on US companies doing business with Huawei all of a sudden took an ominous turn as Google announced it will have to chop access to Android in compliance. Google says that "while" it is revi...
13:52, 05/20/2019

The 2020 Lexus RX Finally Gets Android Auto and Not a Whole Lot Else Updates to the 2020 Lexus RX and RXL aren’t huge, but they matter to the people actually buying the cars. There’s more tech now, it should drive slightly better and it looks marginally different. The RX is already incredibly popular, so why fix somet...
18:26, 05/30/2019

Huawei's unwanted Android replacement is closer than you think (or is it?) UPDATE: It's not clear if TechRadar misunderstood Alaa Elshimy's statements or the senior Huawei executive misspoke, but apparently, the company's Android OS substitute is actually far from ready for primetime. Instead of launching in June around the...
23:39, 05/28/2019

Android 10 Q will make (some) software updates come way faster Android 10 Q will be bringing a ton of new features later this year, but if you happen to be one of those people who're constantly checking their System Updates menu, just in case that long overdue update has finally arrived, one particular new featu...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Verizon is the first US carrier to update the LG V40 ThinQ to Android 9.0 Pie Despite the fact that T-Mobile teased the upcoming release of the LG V40 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update about two weeks ago, Verizon is actually the first US carrier to offer the update to its customers.The announcement published on Verizon's website m...
02:00, 05/25/2019

How to access Android’s hidden developer options Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the advantages Android has over iOS is the control Google gives you over its operating system. Case in po...
23:52, 05/24/2019

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for Memorial Day From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.        ...
19:39, 05/24/2019

One of the most impressive Android phones of 2019 just leaked Most of the flagship phones set to launch in the first half of the year are already here, save for the OnePlus 7 that comes next week. That means we already have rumors about the flagship phones that we’ll see in stores in the second half of 20...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Huawei may debut its Android alternative as soon as this fall Huawei's consumer business CEO Richard Yu reportedly said the company's own mobile OS will debut as early as this fall. Huawei hasn't confirmed plans to launch its OS, and Yu supposedly shared the information in a private WeChat group....
17:52, 05/21/2019

Who Needs Google's Android? Huawei Trademarks Its Own Smartphone OS Huawei is pinning its hopes on a self-designed operating system to replace Google’s Android following a U.S. blacklisting. The question is: Can it succeed where others have failed?...
13:13, 05/24/2019

Google I/O: Android Q, smartphone addiction tools Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are the next version of Android called Q, with more family friendly tools        ...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Android users can pay in cash on Google Play A few years ago, Google added carrier billing to the Play Store to make paid apps and in-app payments more accessible, even in emerging markets. Now, the tech giant is making it even easier for users in developing regions and other primarily cash-bas...
10:52, 05/09/2019

Android Q will improve your phone's battery life, and you can't do much about it Nah, we aren't talking about Google introducing a systemwide Dark Mode in Android Q. No amount of LTE tower pinging, talking on the phone, or any other usual suspect when it comes to wireless radio battery drain can affect your mileage as much as con...
11:26, 05/28/2019

Huawei's unwanted Android replacement is closer than you think Things may look bleak from the outside for the world's second-largest smartphone vendor, but it's becoming clearer and clearer that Huawei was in fact internally prepared for the recent exodus of US partners and parts suppliers. We're not just talkin...
16:52, 05/28/2019

Google's iPhone-like gestures will become mandatory in Android Q The iPhone X's gesture navigation systemAndroid’s classic 3-button navigation system has served users well since it was introduced with version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich way back in October of 2011. But with screen sizes ballooning, bezels shrinking, an...
04:26, 05/10/2019

The Best iPhone Dock Now Works With Android Too, and Both Models Are 30% Off Elevation Lab makes some of the best phone docks money can buy, and you’ll need a whole lot less money than usual to buy them with our exclusive discount....
21:52, 05/13/2019

Huawei blockade: do I need to stop using my Android phone? Google has cut off Huawei from its Android services because of Trump’s blacklist, but what does that mean for your phone? Trump’s blacklisting of Huawei in the escalating trade war between the US and China is now starting to cause significant issues ...
13:52, 05/20/2019

How to Enable Chrome's New Dark Mode on Android Dark mode has stealthily rolled out to the Android version of Google Chrome as a part of the app’s most recent updates. Finally, we can all stare at our phones a little more comfortably, especially at night, without having to enable night-time reader...
23:39, 04/28/2019

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha version to test the waters, but according to a new blog post, the browser is finally ready for action: ...
14:52, 05/22/2019

Pixel 3a and OnePlus 7 are both cheap new Android phones, but one is way better than the other Google unveiled the Pixel 3a series last week during it’s opening I/O 2019 keynote, a phone that had been fully detailed in rumors in leaks for months. Exactly a week later, OnePlus hosted its own press conference to launch the phones all knew ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Google takes another feature from Apple for Android Q We already know that the new gesture system in Android Q is going to copy from iOS with a swipe up from the bottom of the screen taking you home. Swiping from the left or right edge will take you back a page. To switch apps, swipe up from the bottom,...
01:00, 05/09/2019

These are the big changes coming to search, online privacy and Android This year at Google IO 2019, we were shown all manner of things - and once again, it was the hardware that stole the show, although there were some rather intriguing new concepts that show Google is both worried about privacy and not seeming inclusiv...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Get ready for the great Huawei-Android war of independence Last night, Reuters broke the news that Google, in response to a government order, was cutting ties with Chinese technology conglomerate Huawei. While the order is live, future devices from the company won’t have access to Google’s proprietary softwa...
12:13, 05/20/2019

How to Spot a Fake Address Bar in Chrome on Android False login pages are a common method of phishing login credentials from users. If a website look legit, it’s easy for your muscle memory to kick in and for you to start typing your username and password without checking that the URL is correct (or t...
22:13, 04/29/2019

WhatsApp for Android and iPhone will have ads starting next year Facebook is a for-profit organization and some form of ads inside WhatsApp has been inevitable since the day it bought the messaging platform. Now, after previously confirming plans for monetization, the social media giant has announced that WhatsApp...
12:26, 05/22/2019

Android Q’s new gestures were ripped off from the iPhone X, and that’s just fine During yesterday’s I/O developer conference, Google provided us with a lot more information about Android Q, the company’s next-gen version of Android. Though Google rolled out the first developer beta of Android Q a few months back, Goog...
21:52, 05/08/2019

Snapchat's first three Snap Games for Android and iOS go live Soon after Chinese giant Tencent bought a big chunk of Snap's shares, the company announced a set of important changes coming to Snapchat. In an attempt to keep its users logged as long as possible, Snapchat introduced Snap Games, a collection of mul...
08:26, 05/22/2019

Huawei already has 80 million devices running Android 9 Pie Despite the US trade ban, Huawei can still freely update older smartphones to Android 9 Pie without losing access to the Play Store and Google’s other services. The Chinese brand is taking advantage of this situation by continuing to roll out its EMU...
16:13, 06/04/2019

Android Q Beta 4 is out, brings finalized APIs Enlarge (credit: Android) The fourth version of the Android Q Beta is out. Google announced the release today for Pixel devices enrolled in the Android Q Beta program, and third-party devices should get the update whenever their manufacturer gets a...
21:26, 06/05/2019

What to expect from Google I/O 2019: Android Q, Pixel 3a/3a XL, more Google I/O 2019, the annual developer-centric summit for all things Android and Google, is just a few days' away. The event will kick off on May 7 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. As usual, the main stars of the show will b...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Pokémon Rumble Rush Is Heading To iOS And Android Back in 2017, The Pokémon Company announced Pokéland. Slated for iOS and Android, the game was to feature toy Pocket Monsters duking it out on various in-game islands. But the game went M.I.A. That is, until today....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Windows preview brings Android notifications to your PC Microsoft has fulfilled one of the larger promises behind its Your Phone software -- if you're willing to experiment a bit. The developer has released a Windows Insider Preview that displays Android notifications on your PC. If you allow apps ...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Is this soon-to-be-announced handset the fastest Android phone? Benchmark tests are run on smartphones to assess the relative performance of a handset. Manufacturers use these tests to see how a new OS build or a different chipset affects the device in question. Smartphone fans like to run these tests to see whic...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Asus delivers Android 9.0 Pie to another ZenFone smartphone Asus promised a few months ago that it will update some of its ZenFone smartphones to Android 9.0 Pie, but only partially delivered. Today is the day that another part of the promise is fulfilled, as the ZenFone Max M2 is now receiving the long-await...
02:39, 05/22/2019

The best Android tablets in 2019: The best slates with Google's OS Looking for a tablet and thinking about an Android device? Well, there are other options out there with Windows 10, such as the Surface Pro 4 - but tablets running Android remain the main rival to the iOS-toting iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Pro 9.7 and iPad ...
08:39, 05/15/2019

Here’s a list of every phone compatible with Android Q beta 3 A report claimed in the weeks preceding I/O 2019 that Google would make the Android Q beta available to a large number of non-Pixel devices, which is great news to any Android user looking to test Google’s latest operating system as fast as pos...
14:13, 05/08/2019

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it comes to access to their TV platforms. Today, a first sign that Amazon fulfilled that promise has just...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Be Careful About Sideloading Popular Android Apps, Unless You Like Malware Are you sure you’re using the real versions of popular apps installed on your phone? Forbes recently reported that spyware masquerading as popular Android apps are circulating online, and hackers may be using them to track you....
21:00, 07/24/2019

Google’s Sound Amplifier pumps up more Android devices Google's Sound Amplifier, an accessibility app for Android that boosts the clarity and volume of sounds, is now compatible with more devices.Read More...
18:39, 07/24/2019

Huawei Android replacement to arrive this fall with big app catalog Huawei's preparing to say goodbye to AndroidUnless the situation changes drastically, continuing to use Android as the operating system on its smartphones is no longer a viable option for Huawei. Fortunately, since 2012, the company has been reported...
18:13, 05/21/2019

How to Customize Your Android Device With Magisk and Xposed Framework In the Android vs iOS debate, Android often gets major points for its openness and flexibility—there’s plenty the Android platform lets users do that iOS doesn’t, and even the most basic, out-of-the-box Android devices can be tweaked and customized t...
05:39, 06/27/2019

The Pixel 3a is a completely new kind of a budget Android phone Just like that, the Google Pixel 3a is here and it has changed affordable Android phones in one fell swoop.And I don't mean this lightly: the Pixel 3a is a monumental change and it could become the one phone you can safely recommend to everyone this ...
01:52, 05/08/2019

Android Auto is getting a redesigned interface and Dark Mode Google last month announced an update for Android Auto that would change the way the app looks and works, and it is now finally rolling out to some regions. Google says that the refreshed interface was "built to help you get on the road faster, show ...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Google's Android app-shrinking tool rolls out to all developers Google introduced the Android App Bundle last year, a publishing format designed to shrink the size of app installs. It's now out of beta and available to all developers, which means all apps now have the potential to be kinder to your phone in ...
18:13, 05/09/2019

Samsung just acknowledged that iPhones are more valuable than Android phones Samsung opened up Galaxy Note 10 reservations nearly two weeks ahead of its August 7th announcement event, letting buyers secure an early preorder spot as well as some savings. We’re looking at a $50 discount for accessories purchased at the sa...
20:26, 07/26/2019

Qualcomm and Google add 5G support to Android Q developer APIs 5G networks are about to bring blazing fast speeds to buyers of new Android devices, and Android Q will enable apps to take advantage of that performance.Read More...
04:39, 05/08/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Google is halting some services for smartphones made by Huawei, a sign that the U.S. decision to deny the Chinese tech giant access to U.S. technology will bite into its booming consumer-device business....
11:52, 05/20/2019

Bill Gates says his biggest mistake was not inventing Android Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said in an interview that the biggest mistake he ever made was missing out on creating what Android ultimately became. By that, he means a mobile operating system that along with iOS killed all other rival mobile opera...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Surprise: The first device to get Huawei’s Android alternative isn’t a phone Ahead of releasing its operating results next week covering the first half of the year, Huawei has finally revealed the first device that will be based on its proprietary operating system that once seemed destined as the company’s Plan B for lo...
23:52, 07/28/2019

How to switch Android Q’s gesture navigation back to the old buttons Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. As Google pushed out beta after beta of Android Q, it became clear the company was taking a page out of Apple’s ...
05:00, 07/27/2019

Huawei puts Honor above Android at new smartphone launch Huawei put uncertainty over the future of its devices business to one side on Tuesday with the launch of new Honor smartphones, in a confident display of the Chinese firm's technology....
23:52, 05/21/2019

Nokia and Xiaomi reveal the first phones to get Android Q updates As some of you probably know by now, Google plans to release the next version of Android, which we now know just as Android Q, sometime in August/September. However, the Mountain View company will release a couple of more Android Q beta updates, whic...
04:39, 05/09/2019

Microsoft's dual-screen tablet could run Android apps Microsoft could release a radically different Surface as early as the first half of 2020. Rumors about a dual-screen tablet have been circulating since last year, and the company reportedly showed a similar device to employees earlier this month. Now...
06:13, 06/25/2019

Sound Amplifier by Google Now Works With Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Above Google's Sound Amplifier app will now be available for a wider audience as people who have smartphones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above will be able to download and use it. ...
17:26, 07/25/2019

Microsoft's next step toward embracing Android: Adding app support? Microsoft is considering bringing Android apps to Windows 10 Lite devices like its rumored dual-screen Centaurus PC. Can Microsoft embrace and extend without trying to extinguish?...
12:00, 06/25/2019

HTC U11 starts receiving Android Pie update again, no new bricking reported (yet) Despite keeping its fans waiting for a painfully long time, HTC somehow still managed to mess up the official Android Pie update for the high-end U11. The 2017-released 5.5-inch smartphone was treated to the long overdue UI makeover in Taiwan less th...
18:52, 06/25/2019

Valve launches Dota game on Android and iOS devices, but it's not what you think After the Artifact fiasco, Valve is back with yet another game, but a completely different one this time. Dota Underlords strikes no resemblance to the company's previous card game and, despite its name, it has nothing to do with the MOBA (multiplaye...
06:13, 06/22/2019

Google improved Android Auto by making it act more like your phone Every year, Android gets a chance to reinvent itself on smartphones with new features and new design flourishes. The same can't be said of Android Auto, Google's phone-powered in-car interface: It's tremendously helpful for drivers, an...
02:26, 05/09/2019

Want a More Affordable Android Phone? The OnePlus 7 Pro Is Cheaper Without (Many) Sacrifices Remember when everyone was making fun of giant smartphones, calling them “phablets” while pantomiming the strenuous effort needed to hoist such a gargantuan device up to one’s ear or stuff in their pockets? Well, the OnePlus 7 Pro m...
19:26, 06/25/2019

Motorola confirms Android 9.0 Pie for Moto Z2 Force comes with 5G mod support in the US Motorola has already kicked off the Android 9.0 Pie roll-out to the Moto Z2 Force almost three weeks ago, but the update was only available in two countries initially – Brazil and India. Today, Motorola announced the Android 9.0 Pie update for Moto Z...
16:52, 06/22/2019

This brand new Android flagship phone is even cheaper than the OnePlus 7 OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 7 series last week, which includes two affordable flagships: The regular OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The latter is more expensive than previous OnePlus phones, but is still a lot cheaper than all the other flagships ...
02:26, 05/22/2019

Google will roll out ambiguously gendered emoji to Android Q The variety of emoji has skyrocketed from 176 since the initial release of the symbols back in 1999, to more than 3,000 today. During that time they've steadily become more inclusive, expanding to feature same sex couples, redheads, female scien...
18:13, 05/09/2019

Google suspends Huawei's Android support (updated) Huawei was already facing serious trouble following the Trump administration's de facto ban, but it might get considerably worse. Reuters sources claim Google has suspended transactions with Huawei that require transferring proprietary hardware ...
23:52, 05/19/2019

Is Huawei's Android loss a Samsung or Apple gain? The damage is already done, and P30 Pro orders are being sent back to the stores, but President Trump's executive order against dealing with foreign tech "adversaries" is a zero-sum game, i.e., it may be bad for some but good for others.The biggest l...
13:52, 05/20/2019

Coolpad Legacy first look: Android phone that performs far above its $130 value price Flagship smartphones today exceed $1,000 and for many people these high prices might be justified. Thankfully, companies like Coolpad continue to offer affordable alternatives and after a few days with the Coolpad Legacy it's going to be tough to jus...
21:13, 05/13/2019

India investigates Google for suspected Android abuse India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet Inc.’s Google used its Android platform to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try to tamp down American tech behemoths....
18:26, 05/13/2019

Huawei: we've been good for Android, our phones will still get app and security updates Fair or not, the new White House administration restrictions on US companies doing business with Huawei all of a sudden took an ominous turn as Google announced it will have to chop access to Android in compliance. Google says that "while" it is revi...
14:39, 05/20/2019

Best Buy has two Android phones and a couple of extra goodies on sale for $51 overall While most of you may have never heard of two devices called Asus ZenFone Live and LG Fiesta 2, bargain hunters should consider giving them a chance right now at a combined price of $51. Even better, Best Buy throws in a couple of freebies typically ...
00:26, 05/13/2019

Here's the fastest way for Android users to find and uninstall apps they don't need How many apps do you have on your phone? Do you use them all, or is that percentage closer to 50%? 40%? 20%? Let's say someone has 211 apps on their Android phone. Wouldn't you say that there are some that surely wouldn't be missed if they were unins...
06:13, 05/11/2019

Xiaomi’s Mi A3 brings stock Android, OLED display for €249 The Xiaomi Mi A3. [credit: Xiaomi ] Today Xiaomi announced the Xiaomi Mi A3, the latest phone in its "A" line. In the past, Xiaomi's A line...
01:52, 07/18/2019

Android will have an equivalent to Apple's AirDrop file sharing Ask iPhone users about the creature comforts they like and there's a good chance they'll mention AirDrop -- it's an easy way to share a photo with a nearby Apple device owner. Android users should soon have an equivalent, though. The...
22:00, 06/30/2019

The design of one of the hottest Android flagships of 2019 just leaked We’re now officially in the second half of 2019, which means a bunch of exciting new smartphones will be released in the coming months. On the iPhone side, we have the three iPhone 11 series handsets that Apple will unveil in early or mid-Septe...
10:39, 07/03/2019

Huawei just confirmed some info about its mobile OS, but it would rather use Android on phones We’ve been talking about Huawei’s upcoming new Android-based operating system for a few weeks now, ever since Trump’s ban came into effect. We’ve even seen the Chinese company register a Hongmeng trademark in several markets, ...
01:13, 07/13/2019

Huawei will continue security support for Android smartphones Huawei said on Monday it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after being barred from Google updates to its Android operating system....
13:00, 05/20/2019