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Jeff Bailey Takes Over As Head Of Android Open Source Project

7 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google announced Android 9 Pie on Monday, but it also announced a new head for its Android Open Source Project or AOSP , in Jeff Bailey. He has been at Google for over ten years already, as an engineer. And now he's taking the reigns of its open source project. Since joining Google in 2007, Bailey has worked on the Open Source Programs team, as well as the Google Toolbar, Chrome, Language Platforms and then joined the Android team earlier this year.
In the Google Groups post on Monday, stating that the source code for Android 9 Pie had been uploaded to AOSP, Bailey also announced that he...
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Google appoints new tech lead for Android Open Source Project

Google appoints new tech lead for Android Open Source Project

7 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

Shortly after the launch of Android 9 Pie earlier this week, Google pushed the source code for its latest mobile operating system to AOSP. Coinciding with the release, the company also named a new tech lead for the Android Open Source Project.
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10 Month Old Wear OS Phone Call Bug Fixed With Android 9 Pie

7 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Some of you might be aware that Google released the latest iteration of its mobile platform yesterday. What was previously known as Android P was officially released to the public as Android 9 Pie. The update has since been released for Google's Pixel smartphones and Essential has rolled it out for the Essential Phone as well. The update brings many new features and also fixes a Wear OS phone call bug that has been irking users for 10 months.
The bug was first reported through Google's issue tracker last last year. Users reported that Bluetooth call audio was just plain bad. It has been 10...
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Android Pie source code details internal SystemUI customization platform

Android Pie source code details internal SystemUI customization platform

7 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

Yesterday, the launch of Android 9 Pie to devices also came the release of its source code. Inside that code is new documentation on an interesting feature that allows for the modification of basic Android UI. This system, called SystemUI Plugins, will help in the design process of future releases of Android.
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Has your battery life been worse on Android 9 Pie?

Has your battery life been worse on Android 9 Pie?

Android Pie started rolling out to Pixel owners and the Essential Phone last week, and in the days since there's been a lot of feedback floating around from users, including... Read more ...

Google details more free storage, faster boot in Android 9 Pie , launching...

Google details more free storage, faster boot in Android 9 Pie , launching this fall

Android 9 Pie began rolling out earlier this month to the Pixel and Pixel 2 , as well as the Essential Phone. New devices and more updates are expected later this year, with... Read more ...

T-Mobile customer service ditches robots and call transfers as ‘Team of...

T-Mobile customer service ditches robots and call transfers as ‘Team of Experts' offers dedicated 24/hr. support

At its un-carrier next event this morning, T-Mobile detailed its latest move, “Team of Experts” to evolve customer support. Designed to be good for customers and good for... Read more ...

Android 9 Pie upgrades confirmed for Moto Z3, Moto Z2, Moto X4, and Moto G6...

Android 9 Pie upgrades confirmed for Moto Z3, Moto Z2, Moto X4, and Moto G6 devices

Following Android 9 Pie's debut, only a couple of devices have picked up support including Google's Pixel and the Essential Phone. Over the weekend, more devices were confirmed... Read more ...

Nokia 7 Plus is Smartphone of the Year

Nokia 7 Plus is Smartphone of the Year

GadgetyNews - Low Jargon: High Tech EISA awards Nokia 7 Plus with Consumer Smartphone of the Year title. HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, is currently celebrating a huge... Read more ...

Microsoft Now Allows Android Phone Mirroring To Windows PCs

Microsoft Now Allows Android Phone Mirroring To Windows PCs

Microsoft has put out a new app for Windows 10 that looks to tighten up integration between your phone and your computer, aptly titled Your Phone. The new app will have a... Read more ...

Pelican Introduces Its Lineup Of Galaxy Note 9 Cases

Pelican Introduces Its Lineup Of Galaxy Note 9 Cases

The Galaxy Note 9 is Samsung 's latest and greatest smartphone, and Pelican has just announced its lineup of cases for the Galaxy Note 9. Pelican is one of many accessory... Read more ...

Rome: Total War for iPhone lands on August 23

Rome: Total War for iPhone lands on August 23

Historical strategy game Rome: Total War is coming to iPhone for the first time on August 23. The game was originally developed by Creative Assembly for PC but has been ported... Read more ...

Android 9 Pie ditches call recording 'support', but rooting your phone will...

Android 9 Pie ditches call recording 'support', but rooting your phone will fix the 'problem'

While we keep finding out about neat little features added, expanded, or revised by Google in the latest version of the world's most popular mobile OS, Android 9 Pie is also... Read more ...

One of these two 'notchy' phones is probably the ultra-affordable Honor 8X

One of these two 'notchy' phones is probably the ultra-affordable Honor 8X

Just in case it wasn't already abundantly clear how much Huawei loves its notches nowadays, it seems the world's second-largest smartphone vendor is preparing to release... Read more ...