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No need to panic: Samsung confirms to bring Android Pie-based One UI to these former flagship phones

No need to panic: Samsung confirms to bring Android Pie-based One UI to these former flagship phones

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Android Pie-based Samsung One UI is coming to all the 2017-series flagship smartphones. Read to know which Samsung mobiles will get Google's latest software.

Sony finally dishes out Android Pie to Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ Compact

Sony finally dishes out Android Pie to Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ Compact

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Sony was originally planning on pushing out Android 9 Pie to the Xperia XZ Premium, the Xperia XZ1 and the Xperia XZ1 Compact on October 26th. But some bugs appeared in the software, and, well, nobody likes having Pie with bugs. So Sony pushed back the date of the updates for the three Xperia models, and now all three are beginning to receive them in various markets.

The Android share menu is getting some love to speed it up

The Android share menu is getting some love to speed it up

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As tech-junkies one thing that really irks us is consistently poor performance of a piece of hardware, component or software that could or should be better than it is. The native share menu is one of those annoyances for many as it is often far slower ...

Google confirms that dark mode helps to save battery life on Android

Google confirms that dark mode helps to save battery life on Android

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With the rise of OLED displays in smartphones, lots of folks are clamoring for dark modes in their favorite apps. Google has added a dark mode to some of its apps, but many are still extremely white, which is part of the company's Material Design. Recently, Google admitted that maybe those mostly white UIs were a mistake.

Samsung unveils its high-end W2019 Android clamshell, powered by the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform

Samsung unveils its high-end W2019 Android clamshell, powered by the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform

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Samsung has officially announced the latest version of its high-end Android powered clamshell phone, the W2019. Pre-orders will be accepted starting tomorrow, November 11th. As usual, the pricing is insane with the unit carrying 6GB of RAM and 128GB of native storage priced at the equivalent of $2,732 USD. Word of the unveiling came from GizmoChina, which mentioned the handset's internal and external 4.2-inch Super AMOLED internal displays. Both feature a 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution.

LG G7 One Android 9.0 Pie Update Is Rolling Out Soon

LG G7 One Android 9.0 Pie Update Is Rolling Out Soon

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Great new for LG users..!! The G7 One from LG is soon going to enjoy Google's Pie treat. LG G7 One which goes by the model number LMQ910 will soon experience the 9th generation of Android OS. This update will drop in December 2018. Google's Android ...

How to wake your screen for important notifications on Android

How to wake your screen for important notifications on Android

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Notifications tend to make for a lot of noise on our devices. Every app you install wants to send you notifications and you obviously have to be picky about which one can, and cannot light up your screen with an alert. Android has a sort of Do not disturb mode that lets only important notifications

Samsung W2019 is a new Android flip phone with Snapdragon 845, 6GB of RAM

Samsung W2019 is a new Android flip phone with Snapdragon 845, 6GB of RAM

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The flip phone is a form factor that's largely been left behind with the rise of smartphones, save for Samsung, who regularly releases new smart flip phones in China and select other countries. And this week the company introduced another such model.

Android battery life too short? Try using dark mode, Google says

Android battery life too short? Try using dark mode, Google says

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Google confirmed at the 2018 Android Dev Summit that using dark mode will help extend an Android smartphone's battery life. Google also admitted its mistake of pushing for the usage of white in previous Material Design initiatives.

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

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The 268th Android Apps Weekly is live! This week we talk about a new RWBY game, a rare new root app, the safety of the Play Store, Diablo's upcoming mobile game, and more Android apps and games news!

How to enable Android Pie's new dark mode and save battery life - CNET

How to enable Android Pie's new dark mode and save battery life - CNET

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Google has finally added a dark mode to Android, which not only looks cool but helps you save on battery life.

Sony Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact and XZ Premium are now getting Android Pie

Sony Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact and XZ Premium are now getting Android Pie

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Shortly after the Xperia XZ2 lineup got the Android 9.0 Pie treatment, the company promised to do the same with its older XZ1, XZ1 Compact and XZ Premium until October 26. Well, about two weeks later, the three handsets are finally getting the much-needed upgrade.

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