Tag: Android

The Huawei ban isn’t just bad for the company, it’s bad for Android in general

Opinion post by C. Scott Brown Over the weekend, Google announced it would cease all business with Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei. After Google’s announcement of this Huawei ban, other companies followed suit in one way or another, including Qualcomm, Intel, Microsoft, and even Arm. The Huawei ban is a result of multiple factors all coming […]

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Huawei has immediately lost access to Android and Google

Google has suspended business operations with Huawei effectively immediately, a forced move that will have a dramatic impact on Huawei devices across the globe. According to Reuters, citing a source close to the matter, Google was forced into suspending business with Huawei that “requires the transfer of hardware and software products.” “Huawei Technologies Co Ltd […]

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Google Is Finally Fixing Android’s Broken Navigation Gestures; Accused of Ripping off iPhone X Gestures

After the iPhone X was released by Apple in 2017, Android OEMs were in a race to implement gesture navigation system in their own devices. Google added native navigation gestures to Android a year later with Android 9.0 Pie. However, Google’s navigation gesture was poorly thought of and it was more of a hybrid between […]

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Google I/O 2019 Roundup: Pixel 3a, Nest Hub Max, Android Q Dark Mode, and More

Google’s developer conference, I/O, kicked off today. The company didn’t have as much to announce as it did last year, but there were certainly some noteworthy moments. That includes a pair of new smartphones, a shuffle of its smart home efforts, and more. On Tuesday, Google hosted its keynote speech for I/O. As usual, the […]

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The Samsung Galaxy Fold Stumbles Under the Pressure, But May Still be a Sign of the Future

Finding a way to turn a trend into a longstanding feature is tough. Some things, like modular smartphones, don’t pick up steam like some companies thought they might. But if there is one thing to say about Samsung, it’s that the company does have a keen eye on picking out winners. The biggest, of course, […]

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The Samsung Galaxy Fold’s Foldable Display is Already Failing for Some

Samsung is launching its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, later this month. Initial hands-on impressions of the handset were pretty positive. But now, one day later, and the plastic display on the inside is already seeing some major issues. As was reported by AndroidBeat today: It has not been long since the first impressions […]

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