HTC made an announcement on Twitter to let their customers know Android N is right around the corner. Devices like the new HTC 10 and One A9 as well as last year’s One M9 will get Google’s Android N software and are listed as “coming.”
So, you’ve just watched an amazing video on YouTube and want to enthuse about it with your bestie, usually it means you have to leave the YouTube app to access a separate messaging app. But hold on, that may not be the case for much longer because the YouTube app will soon offer a built-in messaging capability. Read more
While Xiaomi launched its monster Mi Max handset earlier today with a 6.44-inch Full HD display, the Chinese manufacturer also took the wraps off of the latest version of its firmware, MIUI 8. The firmware is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and comes with a new design and a number of new features. Join us after the break for more details. Read more
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced today that they have begun investigating why it takes mobile devices in the US so long to get security patches, and that’s if those mobile devices even see a security patch at all during its life cycle.
Browsing websites on your handset can be a terrible experience at times, especially when the site you are browsing has a multitude of pop-up ads hiding the content you actually want to view. One way to get around the invasive ads is to download and install the Opera Mini browser for Android, which now comes with a built-in ad-blocker. Read more
The Nexus Player is getting the Developer Previews a bit after the rest. Just yesterday, the second version of the Android N Developer Preview became available for the Nexus Player.
Podcasts have been something Google Play Music has lacked ever since it launched many years ago. That’s why today marks an important day in the evolution of Google Play Music.
The second Android N Developer Preview has been out for just a few days, and people keep noticing changes. We’ve already discovered new features like an extra quick toggle, new folders, shortcuts, and emoticons. With some further investigation, Phandroid was able to get an iPhone-like 3D touch feature working, that could let app developers set homescreen shortcuts for their apps.