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Android 9 Pie Developer Preview 4 Lands On Nokia 7 Plus

7 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

With Android 9 rolling out to some devices, HMD-owned Nokia has now released the final developer preview for its Nokia 7 Plus handset. The download and instructions are available via the company's official developer preview page and the company is billing the release as a final opportunity to provide feedback before Android Pie is finalized for the device. More specifically, the updated firmware can only be applied to Nokia 7 Plus models bearing the model numbers TA-1046, TA-1055, and TA-1062. Chinese variants on the smartphone cannot be updated at this time. Nokia notes that OTA updates...
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Android 9 Pie's Feature Flags Explained & How To Enable Them

Android 9 Pie's Feature Flags Explained & How To Enable Them

7 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

With Android 9 Pie , Google has included a new feature in Developer Options. And that is “Feature Flags”. This is pretty similar to the flags that you'll find in Google Chrome. It will enable or disable some features within the operating system, however it is important to note that these are also experimental, and fairly limited right now. But if you are looking to test out some of these flags, and perhaps rollback some of the features that are new in Android 9 Pie, here's how you can do just that.
To get started, you are going to need to enable Developer Options. This is done, basically...
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Quick Text Selection on Android Pie has been brought back

7 monthes ago   |   By Android Community

During the developer preview version of Android Pie, back then known as just P, one of the bigger features that you could try out was the return of the Quick Text Selection in the Overview Screen. But somewhere along the way, it seemingly got lost and we had no idea if they were ever bringing...
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How to Turn Off the Low Battery Warning Sound & Notification in Android 9.0 Pie

How to Turn Off the Low Battery Warning Sound & Notification in Android 9.0 Pie

7 monthes ago   |   By Wonder How To

I don't know about you, but nothing is more annoying than when my phone hits 15% and I'm nowhere near a charger. Not just because I know my phone will die soon, but until I reach a charger, I have to deal with the annoying low battery notification and LED light. Well, with Android 9.0 Pie, we finally can escape this.
With Android 9.0 Pie, Google is expanding Notification Channels, first introduced in Android 8.0 Oreo. Not only are they pushing all new apps and updates to target Oreo, forcing more apps to adopt the feature, but they are expanding Notification Channels to work with...
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Nokia 7 Plus may be the next to receive Android 9.0 Pie update

Nokia 7 Plus may be the next to receive Android 9.0 Pie update

7 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

UPDATE: It looks like HMD Global Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas has just tweeted that his company released Android 9 Pie Beta 4 for Nokia 7 Plus, the last update before the final version of Android 9 Pie gets rolled out.
Google announced earlier this week that all devices from third-party handset makers enrolled in the official Android 9.0 Pie beta program will receive the update soon after the Pixels. Since the Essential Phone has already received the update, the only ones remaining are the Sony Xperia XZ2, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Nokia ...
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Initiating a split-screen in Android 9.0 is not as easy as pie

Initiating a split-screen in Android 9.0 is not as easy as pie

7 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

The latest build of Android, 9.0 Pie, uses AI in an attempt to improve the experience of those rocking Android devices running the new version of the OS. But if there is one thing that has Android owners steamed, it's the new roundabout way to initiate the split-screen on Android 9.0. The old method simply required that the user long-press on the square on the bottom right of the phone. Once that was accomplished, the second app to view could be selected.
On Android 9.0, with gesture controls enabled, you swipe up from the "pill" to the top of the screen. Tap the icon of the ...
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‘Bloomberg': Apple To Announce These New Streaming Services Monday, Taking...

‘Bloomberg': Apple To Announce These New Streaming Services Monday, Taking Aim At Netflix And Amazon

Apple will usher in a new era for the company during an event on Monday, marking their largest strategic shift since launching the iPhone in 2007, Bloomberg speculates. When... Read more ...

Deals: iPM 3-in-1 Fast Wireless Charging Pad

Deals: iPM 3-in-1 Fast Wireless Charging Pad

Are you sick of waiting on an Apple solution to wireless charging? If so, you definitely aren't alone. Now that we finally have a way to wirelessly charge our AirPods, the... Read more ...

This Hamilton Beach Coffee Maker on sale for $50 can keep your home stocked

This Hamilton Beach Coffee Maker on sale for $50 can keep your home stocked

Connect with Amazon Dash to let this coffee maker re-order for you. Amazon has the Hamilton Beach FlexBrew Connected Single-Serve Coffee Maker on sale today only for just... Read more ...

The next iPhone is rumored to be able to charge up your other gadgets

The next iPhone is rumored to be able to charge up your other gadgets

Reversible wireless charging - the ability to charge other gadgets as well as be charged wirelessly - is heading to the iPhone 11 , according to supply chain sources. Japanese... Read more ...

Play your jams with Dudios' Zeus Ace Wireless Earbuds on sale under $24

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With the included charging case, these headphones can last for up to 30 hours of listening time. The Dudios Zeus Ace True Wireless Earbuds fall to just $23.79 at Amazon when... Read more ...

How to SIM unlock the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

How to SIM unlock the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 flagship smartphone was launched last year where it offered users a huge screen and also the S Pen stylus for them to use. Its size made it perfect for... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Release Date Revealed In New ‘Korea Herald' Report

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Release Date Revealed In New ‘Korea Herald' Report

Together with the rest of the Galaxy S10 line and the much-hyped Galaxy Fold, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G was announced at the company's Unpacked event in San Francisco on... Read more ...

IPhone 11 may be able to wirelessly charge Apple Watch and AirPods, include...

IPhone 11 may be able to wirelessly charge Apple Watch and AirPods, include faster USB-C charger

Mockups of rumored iPhone 11 features Macotakara, the Japanese Apple news blog that frequently reports reliable information about hardware in development, has shared new... Read more ...

Apple reportedly launching ‘truly wireless' Beats Powerbeats headphones next...

Apple reportedly launching ‘truly wireless' Beats Powerbeats headphones next month following new AirPods

Apple's second-generation AirPods aren't the only newly updated headphones hitting the market this spring. That's according to CNET which has a nice scoop on upcoming Beats... Read more ...

Fraudulent video ad scheme on Android apps could explain why your battery...

Fraudulent video ad scheme on Android apps could explain why your battery life is growing shorter

Have you noticed a significant decline in the battery life that you've been getting on your Android phone? Are you no longer able to go the whole day without looking for an... Read more ...