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iPhone X clobbers Android, putting Apple back on top as Australia’s preferred mobile platform

iPhone X clobbers Android, putting Apple back on top as Australia’s preferred mobile platform

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The launch of the iPhone X has made iOS Australia’s preferred mobile platform again, with 56.2% of the smartphone market.

Apple buys Texture, but it won't affect Android phone users

Apple buys Texture, but it won't affect Android phone users

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Digital magazine service Texture, which has been acquired by Apple, provides articles from over 200 magazines on iOS and Android.

The 8 best features coming to Android P (so far)

The 8 best features coming to Android P (so far)

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Google on Wednesday released a developer preview of its upcoming operating system version: Android P. Though it won’t be shown in full until Google’s I/O conference in May, P is already creating quite a stir among the Android faithful. Meant primarily for developers, this early look offers a sneak peek at what’s to come.

Amazon Alexa now calling and texting on Fire, Android and iOS tablets

Amazon Alexa now calling and texting on Fire, Android and iOS tablets

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Perhaps the one thing your phone didn't need was another way to text and call people. But maybe that's where your tablet and Alexa can kick in.

New art assets indicate that Android Wear will become Wear OS

New art assets indicate that Android Wear will become Wear OS

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The most up-to-date version of the Android Wear app shows the new logo and new name for the Android-related operating system for smartwatches.

Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus ready for the Android Oreo cookie update

Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus ready for the Android Oreo cookie update

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The Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus are mid-range smartphones that were released at the beginning of Q4 last year. The units were introduced in India with different RAM and storage. These are models exclusive for India, offering value for money. We don’t know what’s happening to the company’s mobile business but we’re glad that

Android P vs Android 8.0 Oreo Walkthrough: What’s New

Android P vs Android 8.0 Oreo Walkthrough: What’s New

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Android P vs Android 8.0 Oreo Walkthrough: What’s New is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile.

Android Wear OS could have a new name and logo really soon

Android Wear OS could have a new name and logo really soon

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A Reddit user was surprised to find a new name and logo for the Android Wear OS while setting up his new smartwatch. The owner of the timepiece did not specify which particular model he purchased. Instead of using the Android Wear name, the pairing notification referenced "Wear OS" and featured a new logo. Replacing the old image that used a square and two rectangles to portray a smartwatch on a two-toned blue background, the new logo features a blue and yellow rounded search bar combined with some of the Google Assistant dots. Together, it forms the letter "W" for Wear OS. So why take ...

Google Rumored To Rebrand Android Wear As Wear OS: Why Change The Name?

Google Rumored To Rebrand Android Wear As Wear OS: Why Change The Name?

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Google is rumored to be rebranding Android Wear into Wear OS, as spotted in the most recent Google Play Services beta update. Why is Google changing the name of its operating system for wearable devices?

Android P feature spotlight: Pulling down on notifications vibrates the phone

Android P feature spotlight: Pulling down on notifications vibrates the phone

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We've covered a massive amount of changes in Android P, from sweeping changes like the new notification styles, to small changes like the settings gear on Picture-in-Picture windows. Admittedly, this new feature falls into the latter category, but we thought it was still worth mentioning.

Chrome OS Gets Android-Like Power Menu, UI Changes

Chrome OS Gets Android-Like Power Menu, UI Changes

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Google’s Chrome OS is getting a couple of UI changes that bring it a bit closer to being visually in line with Android, including the familiar power menu. The power menu and UI tweaks are in the latest Canary version of Chrome OS. While users will have to mess with flags to get the new

Android P Developer Preview nixes Substratum, developers officially request feature

Android P Developer Preview nixes Substratum, developers officially request feature

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So if you weren’t paying attention, the first Android P Developer Preview already launched almost a week ago, giving us a glimpse of what Google thinks the next Android version should look like. There are a lot of changes in the interface and a lot of possible useful new features included in what looks to

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