Android Q is here—in an early, beta form—and if you’ve got any generation of Pixel phone on hand then you can give it a test run. We’ve been playing around with the beta edition, and these are the most significant changes we’ve spotted, alongside the new features Google has been trailing. If you want to install Android Q for yourself, you’ll need a Pixel phone—even the first generation handsets have been included in the beta. Head to the official Android Beta for Pixel page, click View your eligible devices, and you should see your Pixel phone listed: Click Opt in to install the beta. The usual caveat about beta versions applies here—expect a lot of bugs, a lot of crashes, and a lot of weird behavior from your apps. We wouldn’t recommend installing this on a phone you rely on every day, in other words. You should also check your dark mode setting before installing, as you can’t change it in Android Q yet (see the first section … [Read more...] about 15 New Features We’ve Already Spotted in the Android Q Beta
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Android Q has been announced, and you can now download and install the first developer preview on your Pixel device. Since this is a beta intended primarily for developers, you might want to think twice before installing it on your personal phone. Past beta phases for Android 8 Oreo and Android 9 Pie eventually became fairly stable for day-to-day tasks, but only after a few months of availability. If you want to download the new software, you’ll need a Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 2, or Pixel 2 XL. Surprisingly, Google is even stretching support all the way back to the original Pixels. The installation process for the new operating system is pretty easy, but if you run into issues that have you wanting to run back to a more stable version of Android 9 Pie, you’ll have to completely reformat your phone. Here’s how to get the latest (and currently unfinished) Android software on your Pixel phone. Back up your device It’s super important to make sure that your data … [Read more...] about How to install the Android Q beta on a Google Pixel
Gone are the days when Oreo was just a Popular cookie. The scenario has changed after the launch of the 8th Installment of the Google’s very own Operating System – Android Oreo. The newbie would surely be a bombshell to the billions of Android users across the World. Android Oreo isn’t just an operating system but a work of art which would surely tether your attention from all the other Operating System crowding the Mobile market. HowTechHack is ready to give you an exhaustive view of Android Oreo with this article. So let’s see how nice, did Google bake its new cookie, and abridge the expectation and reality of Android Oreo. How Creamy is the New Oreo? – Android Oreo Features UI Design: ‘Aesthetics’ is one of those departments where Google’s hard work is clearly visible. Talking about the Stock Android UI, Android Oreo is a treat to eyes not just because of the polished interface but also the ability to customize everything right … [Read more...] about Android 8.0 Oreo – Everything You Need To Know!
Google Android P Beta is finally here and its really huge with tons of features Google have released Android P beta and its a very big update. In fact I think its the biggest update since Android 5.0 Lollipop. Android P comes with a complete UI overhaul and upgraded method of operation with us seeing the home, back and minimize button completely gone, yup its gone. On Android P Beta we see that Google is trying to make Android look more like IOS and MIUI system in terms of UI Its like Google have been ‘taking’ IOS features and putting them into Android. We now see a major added support for the notch on Android P and now iPhone X gesture control and the recent apps menu is now horizontal instead of vertical just like it is on the iPhone X and MIUI user inter-phase. Some new Major Features of Android P 1. Gesture control: Google have included a new way of navigation. The navigation button have been yanked and we now have a white home navigation bar just like the iPhone X. … [Read more...] about Google Android P Beta is finally here and its really huge with tons of
Xiaomi's Mi A2 which is an Android One device is unlike other Xiaomi phones which run MIUI. The device which offers a pure Android experience has now been found to be running the Android 9.0 Pie beta. According to a report by XDADevelopers, Android Pie beta for the Mi A2 is now complete and is offering features such as adaptive battery, renewed filled-in navigation buttons. Also, navigation gestures are available as an alternative. The publication says that it is certain that it is stock Android 9 Pie. The Xioami Mi A2 is the second generation Android One smartphone from Xiaomi. Image: tech2/Amrita Rajput The device was launched in August this year with stock Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. An Android Pie update, however, is now nearing the release. Read our full review of the device here. The Xiaomi Mi A2 features a 5.99-inch full HD Plus display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It has a fingerprint sensor at the rear and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with an "AI … [Read more...] about Xiaomi Mi A2’s Android Pie beta surfaces online offering adaptive battery and more- Technology News, Firstpost