If you have a Pixel 2, you might have appreciated its Driving Do-Not-Disturb feature -- it can automatically minimize distractions while telling the difference between a stop at the intersection and the end of your ride. That intelligence hasn't really been available beyond Google's walls, however, and the company is fixing that problem. It's releasing a Transition programming kit that makes this contextual awareness available to all Android apps. The framework combines location, motion detection and other sensor data to gauge what you're doing without killing your phone's battery.
Not everyone is pleased with Android Oreo -- after all, some people still prefer the "vanilla" version of Android above all else. Luckily, you can easily set up Samsung's latest headsets to be a bit more basic. Here's how.
A newly discovered Android Trojan is abusing Telegram’s Bot API to communicate with the command and control (C&C) server and to exfiltrate data, Palo Alto Networks security researchers warn.
Auto-launching apps may arrive with Android P if a new set of strings found in the SystemUI APK for the first Android P developer preview is anything to go by. The strings make references to always opening something when the phone is connected to a particular device. The strings don’t specifically mention apps, nor do
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Things have definitely not gone according to plan for Andy Rubin's Android phone startup, Essential. The company tried to launch an ultra-premium smartphone to take on Apple's iPhones and high-end Galaxy phones, and it tried to carve out a niche by appealing mainly to hardcore Android fans. The problem, of course, is that hardcore Android fans already have Google's Pixel phones, so no one was going to buy a $700 smartphone from Essential
Apple has a two year lead with 3D face sensing features behind its iPhone X face security feature Android phone makers will have to wait until 2019 to duplicate the 3D face sensing technology behind the Apple’s iPhone X, said three major part producers Viavi Solutions Inc, Finisar Corp and Ams AG. While some of the android
Google released the first official Android P developer preview earlier this month and since then, developers have dived into the firmware to figure out some of the new features that will be included in the next major Android update. The latest discovery suggests that Android P may have support to launch apps automatically when the phone is connected to select devices or accessories.
If you own an old Android device, chances are it’s so slow you’re not using it. And if do use it, its performance probably sucks. Here’s how to make an old Android device faster. Get Rid of All the Garbage Removing junk (i.e. apps, photos, and music files) is the number one way to speed up an Android device. After that, there are a few features you can enable or disable that make your phone or tablet slightly faster—but those are all secondary to cleaning out the clutter. For a faster device, there are three categories of eliminating clutter: Finding...
"PUBG Mobile” has arrived and there’s some confusion about the game’s cross-platform capability. Here’s a quick recap of how the mobile version works.
Apple’s Face ID face-scanning feature in the iPhone X won’t have a real competitor until next year, a new report says.