Earlier this year, users got to know that Discord was planning to bring its screen sharing feature to Android users. Back then, users had spotted new strings highlighting the feature in a Canary release of Discord’s desktop client. The strings revealed to users that the feature would soon allow them to share their Android device’s screen with friends. Unfortunately, the feature was in a very early stage of development back then. Finally, the feature is available for beta testers running Discord for Android version 48.2 or higher. Read More
Before officially rolling out Android 11 to all Samsung devices, Samsung has just opened up a public beta of OneUI 3.0 with Android 11, following a developer preview last month. Android 11 is supposed to launch a few months later.
The OneUI 3.0 public beta is now available only for Galaxy S20 users in South Korea, Samsung’s home country, as reported by SamMobile. Later, Samsung will expand the Android 11 beta to other countries including the United States, United Kingdom, Poland, Germany, China, and India. Read More
After launching a range of new products in August, Samsung is hosting another Galaxy Unpacked event on September 23rd where, speculations are, the Galaxy S20 FE might finally be unveiled.
Samsung teases the new smartphone in the invite for the event. This next event is called “Galaxy Unpacked for Every Fan,” which suggests that the new smartphone, the Galaxy S20 FE, or “Fan Edition,” might be unveiled at this event. Read More
Back in June, Apple was supposedly planning to bundle their services into a single subscription, according to 9to5Mac. The latest update to the Apple Music App for Android (version 3.4.0 beta) has confirmed this fact that a unified “Apple One” subscription would be coming soon that will offer two or more Apple digital services together at a reduced price. Read More
Apple has dropped its latest iOS version 13.7 which will now be available for users. A major update in the new iOS is the COVID-19 Exposure Notification Express feature. Apple and Google had collaborated to launch the COVID-19 Exposure Notification API, a system that allows public health authorities to actively support COVID-19 contact tracing, without having to develop their own application. Read More
Traveling is all fun and games on its own but I think we can all agree that a good traveler should have a well-crafted itinerary. In the age of technology, although everything can be left to mobile Apps for planning your trip, people still want to add a personalized touch to it.
Google announced in December 2017 that Google Play Store will require new apps and app updates to provide with 64-bit versions in addition to their 32-bit versions to ensure apps are built on latest APIs optimized for security and performance. Almost all Android devices can run 64-bit apps. Now, the 64-bit Chrome for Android is imminent. But, the app only supports Android devices running at least Android 10. Older devices that do not support Android 10 will keep running the 32-bit version of the web browser. If you visit chrome://version on the Chrome Stable (version 83) and Chrome Beta (version 84) for Android, you will notice they are listed as 32-bit applications. However, Chrome Dev (version 85) and Chrome Canary, (version 86) show 64-bit. So, it is certain that the next versions of the browser will switch to 64-bit. Read More
This year’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference witnessed a host of announcement made by Apple. The company revealed the all new iOS 14 with multiple new features along with iPadOS 14, MacOS Big Sur and updates to the current TVOS and WatchOS, as well as switching to ARM processor in MacBooks . Among all the new features that were announced with iOS 14 update, there were few that resembled Android features. Read More
Netflix previously used the VP9 format which is developed by Google itself, but because of various technical reasons, Netflix is slowly trying to switch to the AV1 format. By switching to AV1 on Android, its compression efficiency has gone up by 20%. We don’t know anything clear yet, but Netflix has released this feature for ‘select titles’ only, which will be available to stream on Android. This feature will especially benefit those people who are using Netflix on cellular data. AV1 will help them to save data. Google is also finding very tough to develop a media codec as it needs to be supported universally. Read More