American technology behemoth Google announced earlier this week that the latest version of its Android operating system will be officially called Android 10. By this decision, the company has also broken on the long going tradition of naming the versions after sweet treats or desserts. The latest release also marks the tenth version of the platform, as is evident from the name. The operating system may have had a rocky start back in the year 2008, it has significantly evolved over the years. So to mark the landmark release of Android 10, we look at the extensive history of the software over the years.Android 1.0 and 1.1
The one that started it all. The first [...]
Earlier this year, Samsung launched the Tab S5e and Galaxy Tab 10.1 in India. Following the launch of mid-range tablets, it has launched the budget-oriented Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019) in the country.Galaxy Tab A 8.0 Features and Design
The Galaxy Tab A 8.0 measures 201.5 x 122.4 x 8.9 and tips the scale at 325 grams. The front of the tablet accommodates an 8-inch TFT display with 1920 x 1200 px resolution. The left and right bezels surrounding the display are quite thin while the top and bottom bezels are comparatively thicker. The bezel above the display makes room for the 2 MP front-facing selfie camera and the earpiece for answering phone calls.
Under the hood, the [...]
Earlier this year, it was uncovered that Huawei had been working on a secret operating system since the year 2012. The fact was revealed after the US Commerce Department designated the Chinese corporation to an entity list that revoked it from having any sort of trade relations from US-based companies.
According to leaks and reports, the OS is called Hongmeng OS and is based on a microkernel. This allows the operating system to run on various electronic devices like smartphones, tablets, TVs, IoT peripherals and many more.
Moreover, reports in the past claimed that Huawei had already shipped [...]
Amidst all the unfavourable situations that Huawei had to face after the US ban, its pace of developing and launching new smartphones has stayed unaffected. Earlier this year, it launched three smartphones in the “P” handset lineup which include the P30, P30 Pro and the P30 Lite.
Chronological name sequencing suggests that the successors of the handsets would carry the Huawei P40 branding, however, a latest piece of news suggests that the company is about to stir things a bit.
On the 2nd of August, Huawei was granted three trademarks by the UK IPO (Intellectual Property Office) which carry the following names:P300 P400 P500
For readers who do [...]
Samsung had unveiled the One UI in its developer’s conference back in the year 2018. The first iteration of the new interface was first seen in devices that ran the latest Android version, namely Android 9 Pie. It succeeds the Samsung Experience and TouchWiz UI which have found on devices since the early days. Now, fresh news has reported that Samsung’s One UI 2.0 will be launched alongside the release of Android Q.
According to the report, Samsung’s Android Q release for its Galaxy lineup of smartphones will include One UI 2.0 from the get-go. Furthermore, it is also claimed that Samsung’s Galaxy S11 will debut with One UI 2.1 which seems to [...]
The Huawei MediaPad T5 is now available for purchase on Amazon.in. To sweeten up the deal, the company is providing Huawei Earphone AM 12 headphones Worth INR 2,998 and flip cover absolutely free. Interested users can purchase the tablet from the links provided below:Original Story
Huawei had faced many hardships with the start of Q2 2019. The company was facing critical crippling of its business caused by the US Trade ban. The ban did not seek to deter the company as operations continued as normal, and devices like Nova 5 was launched with Android OS. Now, US has lifted the restrictions on Huawei and business is again in full swing with the [...]
It was earlier revealed that Korean electronics giant Samsung will launch its flagship tablet this year. This device will purportedly know the Galaxy Tab S5 as the last iteration in the series was the Galaxy Tab S4. Now, contradicting earlier claims, fresh reports reveal the upcoming tablet from Samsung will be called the Galaxy Tab S6 and expected to launch soon. Along with the new name, a few images of the device have also been leaked.Samsung Galaxy Tab S6
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 will be a flagship tablet offering from the company this year. It will be a successor to the Galaxy Tab S4 launched last year and is expected to feature top tier specifications. Leaked [...]
After launching the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Tab S5e in the month of June, Samsung may be working on yet another tablet claims a reliable leakster. The upcoming tablet from Samsung will be called the Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019) and its leaked specifications suggest it will be targeted towards the budget segment.Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019) Design and Specs
According to the source, the Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019) will have an 8-inch display on the front and a metal back. The display panel has a resolution of 1280 x 800 px and is surrounded by significant bezels on all sides. The tablet features a 2 MP camera on the front which is housed in the bezel above the display. The tablet will be kitted with [...]
In the month of May, the US Commerce Department designated the Chinese tech titan, Huawei to an entity list. This move revoked all American companies from having any sort of trade relations with the Chinese corporation.
Subsequently, Huawei had to deal with a significant setback as major companies including Google and Microsoft had to withdraw their software support for the former’s hardware offerings. As it seemed things could not get worse, ARM, the British semiconductor and software design company also pulled off the plug. Hence, Huawei could no longer manufacture its Kirin chipsets as they incorporated Cortex architecture which is developed by ARM. [...]
Huawei has been going through extremely rough waters for the last couple of weeks. The Chinese company, however, has not taken a step back with its business in any manner. The tech giant has shown no signs of slowing down, with new smartphones such as the Nova 5 series being released. Now, Honor, Huawei’s subsidiary, announced its commitment towards every one of its users with continued Android support and updates.
Our commitment to our fans. More information to follow. pic.twitter.com/qXVp1CcdiF— Honor India (@HiHonorIndia) June 27, 2019
The sub-brand was made by Huawei as a dual-brand strategy. The former will aim at mid to low [...]
Korean electronics giant Samsung is one of the few manufacturers that still make Android tablets. After the popularity of tablet devices that were not Apple iPad fell a few years ago, only companies like Samsung, Lenovo and Huawei have managed to occupy the Android tablet market. The company’s latest device is the Galaxy Tab S5e that was announced at the Galaxy Unpacked event in the month of February. Now a mysterious device has surfaced via a listing on performance benchmarking website Geekbench. It confirms a few key details about the tablet and may be launched soon.Samsung SM-T545
The Samsung tablet that has been leaked via the renowned performance [...]
Samsung has silently launched two new Android tablets in India, both of which cater to an entirely different audience. The two newly launched devices include the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 and the Galaxy Tab S5e, out of which, the former is targeted to the mid range segment while the latter is targeted to premium segment.Galaxy Tab S5e Design and Features
The Galaxy Tab S5e has an attractive design with thin bezels around the display and a sleek side profile. The tablet measures 245 x 160 x 5.5 mm and tips the scale at 400 grams. It features a 10.5 inch Super AMOLED display that has a 16:10 aspect ratio. The display panel has a resolution of 2560 x 1600 px and a pixel density [...]
American technology behemoth Microsoft launched devices under its Surface brand starting the year 2012. The company has launched a slew of laptops, tablets under the brand and has been long rumoured to be working on a foldable Surface device. While the device has been confirmed to be in development, no other details about it were known. Now, a report claims that Microsoft is planning to launch a compact foldable Surface mobile device in the first half of next year.Microsoft Foldable Surface
As mentioned above, Microsoft may be planning to launch a foldable Surface device next year. While it is not confirmed precisely when the announcement will take place; the source [...]
Huawei alongside the release of the Nova 5 series of smartphones has also revealed to the world its latest iterations of tablets. The MediaPad M6 launched today in two different versions. One is an 8.4-inch display variant while the other arrives with a screen size of 10.8-inch. The only other notable difference between the two is battery size.Specifications & Features
MediaPad M6 has a 2560x1600px LCD display panel equipped on both of the variants. Since the size of one is larger than the other room for a bigger battery also becomes available. The bigger of the two is powered by a 7,500mAh battery whereas the smaller one receives a 6,100mAh battery pack. The [...]