OPPO today announced its newly launched foldable phone, the Find N2 Flip will be among the first smartphones in the world to receive the new Google Android 14 Beta 1 update. Developers and early-adopters can get their hands on the developer’s version of ColorOS, which is built around the first beta of Android 14, to experiment with new features and APIs on their OPPO flip phone. Continue reading
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Google I/O 2023 held on May 10, 2023 featured a number of announcements
Google I/O 2023 was a one-day event held on May 10, 2023. The event focused on Google’s latest products and technologies, including: Continue reading
How to run Android TV on Ubuntu desktop
April 27, 2023 /Technology/ — Android TV is a version of the Android operating system designed for TVs and set-top boxes. It includes a user interface designed around content discovery and voice search, content aggregation from various media apps and services, and integration with other recent Google technologies such as Assistant, Cast, and Knowledge Graph.
Android TV was first released in 2014 and is now available on a variety of devices, including TVs, set-top boxes, soundbars, and streaming sticks. It is also available on some smart TVs from manufacturers such as Sony, Philips, and TCL.
Android TV offers a number of features that make it a good choice for streaming media to your TV. These features include: Continue reading
Square Software Turns Android Devices Into Powerful Payment Technology
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Square today launched Tap to Pay on Android for sellers across the U.S., Australia, Ireland, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom. The new technology empowers sellers to securely accept contactless payments with a compatible Android device, and at no additional cost.
Xiaomi Presents its Customer Success Solutions with Xapads at the Game Developers Conference
Xiaomi’s International Internet Business Department (IIB), the global strategic internet business arm of the Chinese smartphone company, presented its customer success solutions for game developers in collaboration with Xapads, a leading digital marketing platform at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco last week. Both parties revealed their competitive advantages in boosting user growth, offering a brand new and one-stop solution package for game developers. Continue reading
Scam loan apps extorting Mexicans thrive in Google Play Store
- Menacing messages, threats spiral along with debt
- Legal loophole creates Wild West for lending apps
- Complaints mount but regulators powerless to act
By Diana Baptista and Avi Asher -Schapiro
MEXICO CITY, Aug 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A week after Pedro Figueroa borrowed 10,000 pesos ($500) from José Cash, a popular Mexican lending app, the barrage of online abuse began.
A slew of WhatsApp messages swamped his phone, threatening harm – to him and his reputation – if he did not pay. Continue reading
Almost 30 million UK 4G smartphone owners automatically included in Which? £480 million legal action against Qualcomm
The consumer champion believes Qualcomm, a multi-billion-dollar US tech company, has been abusing its dominant market position in breach of competition laws, resulting in smartphone manufacturers Apple and Samsung overpaying Qualcomm, with these extra costs passed on to consumers. Continue reading
BUILDER.AI REVEALS THE APPS AMERICA CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT
It’s no secret that we’re living in an increasingly digital world. ‘Screen time’ has all but consumed our workplaces, educational settings and simply put, our free time. According to new research by Builder.ai®, over 27% of Americans claim to have over 30 apps on their phone, but more than half of those admit to using only 10 or less. And of those apps being used, over 30% rank social media, entertainment and finance as the top three types of apps they could not live without. Continue reading