Tag: Android

Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos support on Apple Music is coming to Android

Apple announced support for Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos support inside of Apple Music at the tail end of last month. Support came to everyone on iOS 14.5 or later on Monday this week, shortly after the WWDC keynote. However, Apple has long supported Apple Music on Android and some rumours online have suggested that these new audio features wouldn’t be added. However, this doesn’t seem to be the case. […]

Android 10 is now available for Samsung Galaxy Fold users in the US

Android 10 was officially released back in September last year and due to how Android works, not every device gets the latest version of Android in the first few months of it being available, if at all sometimes but for Samsung Galaxy Fold owners, Android 10 is compatible and just in the last few days the new operating system has been rolling out to owners in the US only at […]

Android 11 will give users better location tracking options

Google has announced that in the upcoming Android 11, users will have more choice over privacy and location options and how location information gets shared with Android and developers. Android is becoming a lot like iOS 13 in this sense, where the user will have the ability to restrict the app to only give location information on a timed basis, or as in iOS 13 only once – which is […]

Fortnite will come to Android, but won’t be on Google Play

Fortnite is becoming ridiculously popular. And after expanding the games platform coverage earlier this year with expansion onto Apple’s iOS earlier in April, then to the Nintendo Switch in June – just Android was left to cover the major platforms on the market. But in bringing the game to Android, much like iOS they first need to go through Google Play and for any paid apps, extra subscriptions and in-app […]

First Android Go Handsets will be arriving very soon

Android Go has been around for a little while now, first revealed at Google I/O in May 2017 it was billed as a smaller, lighter, less resource intensive version of the main Android operating system designed for less powerful phones, which typically have less than 1GB RAM. Earlier this week, Google revealed that we could expected to see the first hardware versions to be announced at Mobile World Congress 2018 […]

Android Nougat is now available for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

When a new version of Android is released, it usually take a good few months for it too reach certain phones. But today Samsung is adding support for the latest version of Android, Nougat to the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Samsung of course have added their own twist to Google’s design with smatterings of TouchWiz elements. While Android Nougat was launched back in August, it still seems to take […]

Shazam introduces some impressive new features!

Shazam, the popular apps that finds the ID of any song simply by listening to a sample of a song, has added some impressive new features! Shazam is a mobile app that allows the user to capture 20 seconds of any song, no matter if it’s intro, verse, or chorus, and will create a fingerprint for the recorded sample. The app will then look this hash tag up in it’s massive […]

Google have just fixed two major security issues

It just seems lately that there are so many major security flaws in major mobile operating systems. In the last few weeks Apple patch ed a important flaw in iOS 9 and now Google have patched a security issue in Android which could allow hackers to send a JPEG image, which has been altered through Gmail. Also some apps hosted on Google Play have been containing malware, one of which […]

Google announces Android Pay is now available in the UK

Google have announced that Android Pay is now officially available in the UK.  This allows users of Android smartphones to make contactless payments much in a similar way to iPhone users. The UK is the first country besides the US that can currently use this method of contactless payment via a smartphone.  Jimmy McLoughlin, The Institute of Directors lead on the Digital Economy has stated that: ” The arrival of […]

Shazam background listening is now on Android

Shazam has long had a very useful feature on the iPhone version of it’s app for a long while now and for some reason it never offered the feature to Android users of Shazam. For two and half years now the iPhone version of Shazam has always had a auto listening feature which makes finding out what that song is just a little easier and now after many requests Shazam […]