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OPPO Unveils Next-Gen Under-Display Camera Tech As Apple Looks to Launch iPhone 13 With Smaller Notch

OPPO Unveils Next-Gen Under-Display Camera Tech As Apple Looks to Launch iPhone 13 With Smaller Notch

 

Apple is looking to launch its iPhone 13 series with a smaller notch later this year. On one hand, an iPhone with (even) more screen real estate seems exciting. On the other, Android smartphone manufacturers are looking to incorporate front cameras under the screen.

Google Is Working on Apple’s Find My Network Rival

Google Is Working on Apple’s Find My Network Rival

Android is working on a “Find My Device network” feature similar to the Find My network on iOS. The latest beta version of Play services reveals that Google is pewpping a device locator feature that uses other Android phones.

Bill Gates Says He Likes Android Over iPhone Due to Pre-Installed Software

Bill Gates Says He Likes Android Over iPhone Due to Pre-Installed Software

Clubhouse’s popularity continues to surge. We saw Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerburg and Elon Musk speak about Bitcoin and various other topics. Now, Bill Gates, in a recent interview on the invite-only social audio media-based platform, has publicly said that he prefers Android over iOS due to some pre-installed software.

Google Announces Android 12 with Improved User Experience, Privacy, More

Google Announces Android 12 with Improved User Experience, Privacy, More

Google, today, officially rolled out the first Android 12 Developer Preview. Even though a majority of the devices on the market are yet to receive Android 11, Google has rolled out Android 12 for developers to give some to work on bug fixes and improvements for their apps. Google changed the Android release cycle from March to February last year with the Android 11 release.

Here’s a Hack That Allows You to Run Android 10 on an iPhone

Here’s a Hack That Allows You to Run Android 10 on an iPhone

Ever wanted to know if you can install and run Android on your iPhone? Well, for years, it wasn’t possible but a cybersecurity startup has been able to run Android 10 on an iPhone, and you can do it, too. Read on to find more.

Google Releases Android 11 Developer Preview for Pixel Phones

Google Releases Android 11 Developer Preview for Pixel Phones

Google has officially released Android 11 first Preview. It seems like Google has released the Android 11 preview early this year. Perhaps this is in order to give developers more time to work on bug fixes and improvements. Typically, Google releases First Android Preview in march every year.

Android Smartphone Brands Follow Apple’s Secure Enclave Model for Enhanced Security

Android Smartphone Brands Follow Apple’s Secure Enclave Model for Enhanced Security

Apple has been at the forefront of smartphone innovation, especially when it comes to data security and user privacy. Apparently, various Android smartphone brands follow the Cupertino-based firm’s Secure Enclave model for enhanced security on their devices.

Android’s Airdrop Rivalling ‘Nearby Sharing’ Gets Featured in a Hands on Video

Android’s Airdrop Rivalling ‘Nearby Sharing’ Gets Featured in a Hands on Video

It was rumored that Android is working on a file-sharing feature similar to AirDrop. A hands-on video shows Android’s AirDrop like file sharing service in action. The feature is badged as Nearby Sharing and is yet to be officially announced by Google.

The Father of Android Shows off a Smartphone With ‘Radically Different Form Factor’

The Father of Android Shows off a Smartphone With ‘Radically Different Form Factor’

The father of Android, Andy Rubin, has not really met with much success in his second innings with the Essential Phone. While the phone did have a unique design when it first launched, it failed to attract customers. Not deterred by the failure of the Essential Phone, Andy Rubin has now teased Essential’s second device which it is calling Project Gem.

Google Is Finally Fixing Android’s Broken Navigation Gestures; Gets Accused of Ripping off iPhone X Gestures

Google Is Finally Fixing Android’s Broken Navigation Gestures; Gets Accused of Ripping off iPhone X Gestures

After the iPhone X was released by Apple in 2017, Android OEMs were in a race to implement gesture navigation system in their own devices. Google added native navigation gestures to Android a year later with Android 9.0 Pie. However, Google’s navigation gesture was poorly thought of and it was more of a hybrid between gestures and navigation bar. Another year later, Google is finally fixing its mistake by taking inspiration from the iPhone’s gesture system in Android 10 Q.