Google is expected to launch its new Pixel 3 lineup later this year. However, some Google Pixel 2 XL users have already begun reporting moderate to severe performance issues. So if you’ve encountered a significant lag on your Pixel 2 XL, you are not alone.
Key improvements in this the latest version of Android Go includes giving you more storage out of the box, faster boot times, security features like verified boot and a data usage tracker dashboard. These upgrades should allow entry-level smartphones to operate with even better performance.
Apart from Samsung and Apple, Google will be unveiling its new Pixel 3 flagship smartphones very soon. The launch event is expected to take place in October but now we get a clear look of the Pixel 3 XL thanks to an unboxing video by @Luchkov. Not only we get to see its new notched display, the video also reveals what you’ll get in the box.
Meet Android Pie. That’s right, the latest version of Google‘s mobile operating system, Android P, will be officially called Android Pie.
Since the official term used to describe the release of each system update is usually a “sweet treat” in an alphabetical order, it is a little weird that Google chose the name Pie…instead of something like Popsicle. Or peanut butter.
Nevertheless, with the latest version of its mobile operating system, Google has made a whole lot of changes to the Android platform. Here’s a glimpse at some of the most significant changes made by Google.
Oh my goodness. I know it may seem a little silly to some that I would get so excited over an update to Google Maps but I think this time it’s warranted. Here’s a hint, it’s a very well-rounded update.
Ever wonder how it feels waking up to the songs you adore?
Well there is good news for Android users out there. Google has launched an update to the “Clock” app yesterday, which allows you to choose from any of the 35 million songs on Spotify as your alarm tone. This works for both free and premium Spotify users.
Google Malaysia has just announced a new Motorcycle Mode for Google Maps. It’s one of the most requested features by Malaysians and it offers the best routes and accurate travel times for those travelling on two-wheelers.
For those who still use SMS, the default Android messages app is getting a couple of new features. If you work on a desktop or laptop computer a lot, you can soon send and receive messages without looking at your phone. If you’re familiar with WhatsApp Web, this is essentially the equivalent version for SMS.
Google Maps has added a new nifty feature which might make your drive just a little bit interesting. Since Waze was acquired by Google, it isn’t surprising that some of its features will find their way into Google Maps.
Ever since Android Marshmallow, version updates for the world’s most popular mobile operating system have been less about major redesigns and more about tweaking what works to make everything better. And, for the most part, it works because Android Oreo is definitely a slick experience.
However, with Android P, Google‘s shaking things up. This version of Android represents the biggest overhaul the company has made to the way you experience Android for a long time. It’s almost like an entirely new OS and here are the three biggest changes you need to know about.