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  • Huawei debuts Android Oreo beta program for Mate 9

    October 10, 2017 3:55 AM 51

    Not unexpected, Huawei quietly kicked off an Android Oreo beta program for the Mate 9. We've already seen a couple of screenshots taken from a Huawei Mate 9 running Android 8.0 Oreo, so it makes sense for the Chinese company to want to provide the beta build to as many users as possible before releasing it worldwide. However, Huawei will deliver the Android

  • Huawei’s upcoming Mate 10 Pro (Blanc) might downgrade to a 1080p display

    October 9, 2017 11:04 PM 37

    Huawei is set to reveal its latest Mate 10 line in Munich, Germany on October 16th, which will replace the current Mate 9 lineup – Mate 9, Mate 9 Pro, Mate 9 Porsche Design Edition and Mate 9 Lite. The flagship of the bunch is the Mate 10 Pro, code named Blanc. Rumors claimed it would launch with a six-inch QHD display, but now it’s looking like Huawei

  • Here’s how the front of the Huawei Mate 10 looks like

    October 9, 2017 1:18 PM 48

    As we are a week away from witnessing the unveiling of the Huawei’s upcoming flagship, we have an image from an anonymous tipster which claims that is the front of the Huawei Mate 10. Based on recent leaks and this picture, we can finally confirm that the Mate 10 does indeed come with a 5.99-inch 18:9 aspect ratio display, which is be called the EntireView

  • Official Xposed framework out for Android Nougat 7.x

    October 9, 2017 6:45 AM 61

    The Xposed framework is one of the most loved feature for rooted Android devices. It's a set of tweaks, as the name implies, a framework where other developers can run their own code, known as modules. It's been a few months since Google launched Android 7.0 and more recently, Android 7.1. After a long wait, Official Xposed Framework for Android Nougat

  • Google's long journey to tech power

    October 6, 2017 11:58 PM 48

    Wangari Maathai and Kimani Maruge who enrolled in primary school at age 84, have been commemorated with Doodles Today, Google’s dominance in our world is self-evident. These days, we talk about Googling something instead of searching for it, and we use the phrase “Google is your friend” to rebuke people who ask about things we think they can easily “google

  • Trace launches distribution arm

    September 28, 2017 12:04 PM 43

    Afro-music and entertainment channels group Trace has launched a distribution division, which a former France Télévisions and Lagadère Studios exec will lead. Betty Sulty-Johnson is to run Trace Content Distribution (TCD) and is headed to MIPCOM to debut the unit. TCD has a catalogue of English- and French-language shows, including premium Afro-urban

  • 8 things to know about Google's $1.1 billion deal with HTC

    September 28, 2017 6:15 AM 32

    Google is making another big bet on the smartphone market. The company has announced the acquisition of a part of Taiwan-based HTC's smartphone division. Google will pay $1.1 billion in cash to acquire a part of HTC's Pixel smartphone division. The deal marks Google's second bid at smartphone manufacturing. Five years back in 2012, Google had acquired

  • Uncanny Relationship: Google’s Coming Back to Smartphone Market Makes LG Uncomfortable

    September 28, 2017 2:09 AM 35

    Google is poised to enter the smartphone market in earnest. This means the emergence of another rival on the part of LG Electronics which is cooperating extensively with Google. Google recently bought the Pixel phone division of HTC for US$1.1 billion. Earlier, Google acquired Motorola for US$12.5 billion in 2011 and released several smartphones, but sold Motorola

  • 24Bit episode 1: Blogging 101

    September 23, 2017 7:24 AM 28’s existence today is the result of a journey started a few years ago. One of learning and re-learning. Blogging has been both fun and challenging. I teamed up with other bloggers in the tech space to start 24Bit, an ongoing conversation on happenings in our technology world that we hope to be having every now and then. Watch, share and engage

  • Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 gets Android 7.0 Nougat OTA, no room for BlackBerry Priv

    September 11, 2017 4:45 AM 62

    Early this year, Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 led the launch of the new Galaxy A 2017 series, which also includes the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3. While it’s true the new Galaxy A 2017 family is one of the best in the mid-range smartphone category, be it in terms of specs and features or even the overall design, one thing that Samsung failed was releasing the phones