Google releases Android 12 Beta 4
The Android team at Google announced the fourth beta of Android 12, which locks in all the app-facing behaviours of the operating system while making it stabler. The company said that this is a major milestone in the road toward the Android 12 release later this year.
Developers can now test and... Read more
LG offers 3 years of Android updates after leaving smartphone market
LG has pledged that it will continue to issue future Android OS updates to many of its smartphones, even though the company confirmed earlier this week that it is dissolving its smartphones venture.
The Velvet, Wing, and G- and V- series phones from 2019 or later will be getting three Android up... Read more
Google is adding password checking features to Android
Google is adding its password checking feature to Android. The move will allow users of the Android OS to have an easy way to check if the passwords they are using have been compromised. Password Checkup checks the credentials used against a list of billions of compromised credentials.
In recent... Read more
Google boosts performance with the release of Android 11 Go
Google has launched a new version of its mobile operating system for low-powered handsets, with improvements and privacy control expansions. Android 11 Go will most likely grow Google's mobile install base. The operating system first appeared in 2018, and now more than 100 million entry-level devic... Read more
Huawei Harmony OS will compete with Android
Huawei Technologies plans to introduce a new operating system for smartphones, named Harmony O.S. The new operating system is primarily viewed as a rival to Google Android. The move comes at a time when the U.S. has placed multiple trade bans on the Chinese tech giant.
Harmony O.S. was first unv... Read more
Google closes big deal with car manufacturer and brings Android to cars
By 2021, millions of cars worldwide will have media displays powered by Google's Android OS. To this end, the technology company has partnered with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, which sells more cars than any other car manufacturer's collective.
Within the cooperation it has been agreed th... Read more