The OxygenOS Beta program has just dropped update 19/10, and it adds some new improvements and customization abilities.
We don’t do much Apple news here, but it’s no secret that the iPhone 8 is gearing up to be one of the most popular phones of 2017. This isn’t merely because it’s another iPhone, either. What sets the 10th generation Apple device apart from its predecessors is its inclusion of modern hardware.
Rumors about the successor to Motorola’s Moto M device are in full steam today. We have news that the successor to Moto M, touted Moto M2 is going to see a launch in India in October of 2017. The rumored specs of the device state that Motorola is going with a Mediatek Helio P20 processor for this phone. It is supposed to have two variants, one with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB storage, and the other one with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB of storage.
Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) is slow, buggy, and doesn’t even work natively on Mac or Linux. Following this simple guide, you can copy files from your device quickly, easily, and painlessly all through your device’s shell via ADB file transfer, avoiding MTP entirely.
Patents are just patents. They don’t mean a finished product is underway. According to Patently Mobile, Google has applied for a patent for a touchpad on the backside of a phone.
Over the past couple years, more and more manufacturers have migrated over of microUSB to USB-C for charging and data transfer. The adoption of USB-C has been surprisingly quick; nearly all major smartphone manufacturers have implemented it into their latest flagships, with the exception of Apple.
Motorola, under Lenovo’s leadership, has been trying to switch things up in their mobile lineup. Most recently, they’ve released another iteration in their Moto G line, the Moto G5. And with the Moto E comeback to the US and their new entry-line Moto C, it’s clear they’re up for something. But they still have a few tricks up their sleeve. One of them being a Moto X comeback.
Google has a knack for testing a lot of its updates and changes through server side changes, and it appears there’s another one for its search engine on Android.
The new Skype Android app, version 8, is an absolutely horrendous update.
Chrome OS, the browser-based computer operating system, is finally getting a native night mode. Night mode, also known as a blue-light filter, helps your eyes and sleep, particularly when using your device at night or before bed, by giving your screen a yellow or red tint.