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android-screen-900Android is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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Samsung Unveiled The Enterprise-Ready Galaxy XCover Pro Smartphone
While we are already waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S20 next month, Samsung just unveiled its enterprise-ready smartphone ‘Galaxy XCover Pro’.It may not be the prettiest smartphone you have seen but it is indeed a stylish-rugged smartphone for workers from a variety of industries.Not just limited to Samsung’s Knox Security platform and durability, it also features walkie-talkie capability that Microsoft Teams support.In the press release, Samsung mentions its interest in […]

OCIGO by OLYTHE First Predictive E-breathalyzer with Miniaturized Infrared
French company Olythe is unveiling OCIGO at CES 2020, its award-winning connected breathalyzer, the recipient of a CES 2020 Innovation Award Honoree in the Health and Wellness category. Built around a patented infrared technology previously only available to police department breathalyzers, the new Olythe device offers 4-digit high accuracy and is now available to consumers in the U.S. at an indicative price of $299.00 on Olythe.io. 

What To Expect At CES 2020
CES 2020 will be taking place next week. This is an exciting time of the year because CES is easily the largest consumer electronics show in the year. Many companies usually take this opportunity to announce new products, show off prototypes that they’re working on, along with various concepts and ideas that they are working on. (photo courtesy of CTA)

Samsung Galaxy S11 Specs, Camera, Launch: Everything We KnowEditor's Pick
Samsung Galaxy S11 is almost around the corner. You might expect an official launch of the device in the mid-late February 2020.However, a lot of information has already surfaced online for us to get a good idea of what to expect on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S11.

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Huawei P40 Series Confirmed For March 2020 Launch
It is widely expected that Huawei will be announcing their new flagship handsets in 2020, but we did not really know when. However, the company has since confirmed that come March 2020, they will be officially unveiling their next flagship smartphones, the Huawei P40 series, in Paris.

How To Manage Android App Permissions
Whenever you install an Android app, it generally requests for certain permissions. However, what if you decide that you don’t want an app to have those permissions anymore? This guide will walk you through the steps of managing your app’s permissions.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Benchmarks: Looking GreatEditor's Pick
We had the opportunity to get our hands on a Snapdragon 865 development phone (MDP), and of course, we ran benchmarks.

FTC Might Block Facebook From Merging Its Messaging Apps
As many of you know, Facebook owns several prominent social media platforms and messaging apps, such as Instagram and WhatsApp. For the most part, they have all managed to stay separate and somewhat independent of each other. However, earlier this year it was reported that Facebook could actually be planning on unifying them.

Millions Of WhatsApp Users Will Lose Access In 2020
WhatsApp is one of the most used messaging apps in the world today. Given that it is free and can be used as long as there is an internet connection, it’s not surprising that is a very popular choice. However, come 2020, it seems that millions of WhatsApp users could potentially lose access to the app.

BMW Will Finally Integrate Android Auto In 2020
BMW already had the integration for Apple CarPlay. However, the integration for Android Auto in a BMW car was not there.Now, BMW has finally decided to integrate Android Auto.Even though it is good news – it is not happening this year. You will have to wait until July 2020 to see BMW integrating Android Auto into its cars.In addition to the announcement of integration, they also mentioned that BMW cars […]

Waze Can Now Warn Users Of Unplowed Roads
Waze does an excellent job at letting drivers know which are the best routes to take to avoid the jam, road blocks, accidents, tolls, and so on. However, sometimes during the winter, roads become covered in snow which in turn creates problems as well, but Waze is here to help with a new feature.

Epic Gives In, Will Be Bringing Fortnite To The Google Play Store
When Epic launched Fortnite for Android, the company made a somewhat controversial move where they decided to bypass the Google Play Store. Instead, the company chose to launch the game through its own website where users had to download the game and sideload it, which some expressed concern over due to possibility of malware.

Microsoft Math Is An AI App That Can Solve Complex Math Problems
Calculator apps are a dime a dozen but for the most part, you need to know how to solve the problem first. However, what if you don’t know how to solve a math problem? It seems that Microsoft is here to help as the company has since launched a new app called the Microsoft Math Solver.

Latest Version Of Opera For Android Gives Any Webpage A Dark Mode
These days, we’re seeing more smartphones and apps introducing dark mode. In case the name wasn’t already familiar, dark mode basically gives an app a dark appearance where it is supposed to be easier to use in low-light situations. It also has the added benefit of being better for battery life, especially with devices that use OLED displays.