News & Reviews: Android announce
May 20, 2019
Trade wars have always been brutal and the current trade war between the United States and China is potentially about to leave many Huawei users disappointed. Huawei’s business with Google has been suspended and among the services affected include the transfer of hardware, software and technical services. TL;DR: Huawei users would potentially lose access to popular Google services such as Google Play Store, Gmail and Youtube.
Apr 30, 2019
Dark mode makes your eyes happy, especially in the evening and night. Now your mobile surfing experience will be better on the Chrome app on Android with dark mode. If you’re on an Android device with version 74 or higher, you’re able to utilize this feature.
Jan 02, 2019
Android users can now use the brand new messaging feature on Google Maps. No, it won’t be used to message other users on the road so you can forget trying to send an IM to that person in the car next to you. Rather, the feature is for users to directly message a business. So far, there has been no word on when this update will be released on iOS.
Dec 18, 2018
Update 3.18.380 on Whatsapp allows users to watch videos from Facebook, Instagram and Youtube while in chat, eliminating the need to leave the app just to watch a video. This update is called Picture-in-Picture (PiP) and is now available on Android. If you’re an iPhone user, you may need to wait till January for the update to hit iOS.