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  • Android 9 Pie now rolling out to OnePlus 3 and 3T

    As unfortunate as it sounds, it’s rare for an Android phone to get major updates two years after release. Google and Samsung have done it on occasion, but it’s far from the norm. OnePlus received plenty of praise when it announced that the OnePlus 3 and 3T, both released in 2016, would get Android 9 […]

  • Vodafone and EE just killed Huawei’s 5G launch in the UK [Updated]

    Update 1: 2019/05/22 9:26am PDT Update 2: 2019/05/22 9:36am PDT Things are going from bad to worse for Huawei. In the wake of the US Government executive order that restricts US companies from doing business with the Chinese tech company, the repercussions are mounting. Huawei and Honor phones could lose Google services and access to future Android […]

  • Android 9 Pie now rolling out to OnePlus 3 and 3T

    As unfortunate as it sounds, it’s rare for an Android phone to get major updates two years after release. Google and Samsung have done it on occasion, but it’s far from the norm. OnePlus received plenty of praise when it announced that the OnePlus 3 and 3T, both released in 2016, would get Android 9 […]

  • Huawei is already looking for a Play Store replacement, talking to Aptoide

    After the US added Huawei to its Entity list, Google and several other companies have announced they would stop doing business with the Chinese manufacturer. This creates a myriad of issues for them, linked to both its hardware production, but also its software environment. Indeed, being denied access to the Play Store means Huawei needs […]

  • Huawei is already looking for a Play Store replacement, talking to Aptoide

    After the US added Huawei to its Entity list, Google and several other companies have announced they would stop doing business with the Chinese manufacturer. This creates a myriad of issues for them, linked to both its hardware production, but also its software environment. Indeed, being denied access to the Play Store means Huawei needs […]

  • Huawei is already looking for a Play Store replacement, talking to Aptoide

    After the US added Huawei to its Entity list, Google and several other companies have announced they would stop doing business with the Chinese manufacturer. This creates a myriad of issues for them, linked to both its hardware production, but also its software environment. Indeed, being denied access to the Play Store means Huawei needs […]

  • The Honor 20 Pro is a stripped down Huawei P30 Pro — in all the right ways

     Over the last six months or so, Honor has undertaken a rebranding exercise in part to give the impression of a more modern smartphone maker that appeals to a youthful audience and in part to distance itself from parent company Huawei. In view of recent political developments, it’s obviously hugely beneficial for Huawei to […]

  • The Anker Nebula Capsule II with Android TV is the new portable projector to beat

    Update 1: 2019/05/21 11:15am PDT Anker has been producing portable projectors since 2017, when it released the first Nebula Mars. Since then, it has made a sequel to the Mars, and a smaller Nebula Capsule the size of a soda can. While the hardware and build quality were excellent on all of them, the heavily-modified Android […]

  • The Honor 20 Pro is a stripped down Huawei P30 Pro — in all the right ways

     Over the last six months or so, Honor has undertaken a rebranding exercise in part to give the impression of a more modern smartphone maker that appeals to a youthful audience and in part to distance itself from parent company Huawei. In view of recent political developments, it’s obviously hugely beneficial for Huawei to […]

  • Google search results on mobile now placing URLs above page titles

    This week, Google is rolling out a visual tweak to its mobile search results. Whereas a website’s branding or URL is currently placed below the title of the page in each listing, that information will soon be brought up to the top. Promoted listings will continue to be badged with an “Ad” signifier before the […]