OnePlus 6 Android P Beta 3 (DP4) released, brings fixes and improvements

OnePlus has released Android P Beta 3  (DP4) for the OnePlus 6 smartphone. This includes several fixes and improvements, including camera improvements and camera functionality with third-party apps. There are also issues with the power consumption, Bluetooth compatibility and third-part app compatibility warns OnePlus.

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Nokia 7 Plus Android P Beta 3 (DP4) now available via OTA, here’s how to get it

HMD Global has finally released Android P  Developer Preview 4 (Beta 3) V3.110 for the Nokia 7 Plus smartphone, weeks after Google pushed the update for its Pixel devices. In addition to option to side-load the update manually, the company is also offering  OTA update, similar to Google.  Continue reading “Nokia 7 Plus Android P Beta 3 (DP4) now available via OTA, here’s how to get it”

WhatsApp beta for Android hints at Mark as read and Mute shortcuts in notification center [Update: Mute shortcut now rolling out in beta]

Update: Mute Shortcuts that appeared in WhatsApp beta for Android 2.18.214 is now available for everyone from beta version 2.18.216. This feature allows you quickly mute a chat, directly from the Notification Center when you receive over 51 messages from the same chat. The update doesn’t enable Mark as Read shortcut feature in the Notification Center yet.

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OnePlus 5 and 5T OxygenOS beta update brings Google Lens support in camera, image quality improvements

OnePlus has released new beta updates (Beta 14 for the OnePlus 5 and Open Beta 12 for OnePlus 5T) for the OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones that finally brings  support for Google Lens support. It also brings image quality improvements and optimizations to reduce oil painting effect. The smartphones got support for Project Treble in the previous OxygenOS beta update earlier this month. Check out the complete changelog below. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 and 5T OxygenOS beta update brings Google Lens support in camera, image quality improvements”

Truecaller introduces ‘Call Recording’ premium feature for Android

Truecaller

Truecaller has rolled out new features to its premium users, it includes new ‘Call Recording’ for Android users. This will help users to keep track of important conversations they have with businesses, colleagues, and people. Continue reading “Truecaller introduces ‘Call Recording’ premium feature for Android”

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.1 update resumes with July 2018 Android security patch, SMS issue fix

Xiaomi Mi A1 finally got stable Android 8.1 (Oreo) update for last month, but it was pulled quickly after users started complaining about the SMS bug that wipes entire SMS history after updating. After testing a beta ROM earlier this month, Xiaomi today has started rolling out a new update for the Mi A1 A1 userse to fix the issue. In addition the update also brings Android security patch for July 2018. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.1 update resumes with July 2018 Android security patch, SMS issue fix”

Google app update hints at podcasts episode search, Google Lens intro text and more

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Google has pushed a new beta update to its Google app and this update details how the last remnant of Google Now will soon be killed. It also hints at some minor tweaks to Podcasts and Lens. It features a “deprecation_warning” for a widget. “Feed” is most likely to be removed since how it is the last piece linked to Google Now. Continue reading “Google app update hints at podcasts episode search, Google Lens intro text and more”

Instagram alpha update finally brings adaptive icon

Instagram new logo

Instagram has finally brought the adaptive icon with the latest Alpha update. With Instagram being a pretty famous app across the globe and it is present on the majority of home screens, it is about time the company updates it with an adaptive icon. Continue reading “Instagram alpha update finally brings adaptive icon”

Twitter for Android finally gets a new bottom navigation bar

Twitter Bottom Navigation Bar

Twitter is finally rolling out a new bottom navigation bar for Android much like how it is for iOS. This makes it easier for navigation while browsing through the latest tweets. However, this change doesn’t let you swipe between the various tabs of the app such as Home, Search, Notifications, and Messages. Continue reading “Twitter for Android finally gets a new bottom navigation bar”

PUBG mobile beta version for Android released on the Play Store

PUBG

PUBG is consistently releasing a fresh new update since it launched back in March. In May it rolled out the much talked 0.5.0 update and in June it released the 0.6.0 which is currently the stable release. Though it tests the upcoming stable release before it rolls out, the beta of the game is not so easy to find for everyone who might be interested. To make the process easy, Tencent Games released the PUBG mobile beta on the Play Store.  Continue reading “PUBG mobile beta version for Android released on the Play Store”

Opera for Android is the first browser with built-in Crypto Wallet

Opera Crypto wallet

Opera today announced that it is testing Cryptowallet beta built-in to its Android app and it supports the Ethereum Web3 API. Through this feature, users can send, receive and pay in cryptocurrency without needing a new web browser or a separate extension. Continue reading “Opera for Android is the first browser with built-in Crypto Wallet”

Google Phone V22 hints at call screening, on-phone voicemail recording

Google Phone

Google Phone V22 update is rolling out, while it doesn’t bring any new changes, there are subtle hints at features that Google is preparing. One among them is the call screening with real-time transcriptions so you can easily differentiate between legitimate and unwanted callers. Continue reading “Google Phone V22 hints at call screening, on-phone voicemail recording”

OPPO A5 with 6.2-inch 19:9 FullView display, dual rear cameras, Android 8.1, 4230mAh battery announced

After rumors and certification, OPPO has officially announced the A5, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in China. It has a 6.2-inch HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio display with a notch and  87.8% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by Snapdragon 450 with 4GB of RAM and runs ColorOS 5.1 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo). It has a 13-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera for portrait shots and an 8-megapixel front camera with AI beautify features that intelligently recognizes 296 facial features. Continue reading “OPPO A5 with 6.2-inch 19:9 FullView display, dual rear cameras, Android 8.1, 4230mAh battery announced”

Google Play Games update brings Search, Snake game, YouTube videos with gameplay and more

Play Games

Google Play Games app is getting a new update (v5.10) which brings features like new setting to disable autoplay videos, new search, removed settings to disabled Quest and Request notifications (v5.9), added Snake, YouTube links under games in the carousel (v5.8), White nav bar (v5.8). It is also bringing a new progress screen to a small group of users. Continue reading “Google Play Games update brings Search, Snake game, YouTube videos with gameplay and more”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi 5 will get Android 8.1 Oreo update soon

Xiaomi announced Redmi Note 5 along with Redmi Note 5 Pro running on MIUI 9.2 based on Android 7.1 (Nougat) in India back in February. Redmi Note 5 Pro has been the talk of the town since its launch, but Redmi Note 5 (Also called Redmi 5 Plus in global markets including China) is not so popular as compared to Redmi Note 5 Pro. Even the company focused more on Redmi Note 5 Pro as company spokesperson confirmed Android Oreo 8.1 update for Redmi Note 5 Pro but didn’t mention anything regarding Redmi Note 5 update. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi 5 will get Android 8.1 Oreo update soon”