News & Reviews: HarmonyOS
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2020
Following the official announcement of HarmonyOS 2.0 by Huawei last night (finally), the Chinese smartphone brand has also launched a HarmonyOS website for developers to download. Available in both Mandarin and English, the software is introduced as a customizable and open-source OS where developers can download for free to work on it.
Last Updated: Sep 10, 2020
Although the trade ban looks like it's the death of HUAWEI, the company is actually coming up with a lot of new plans to counter the challenges. To deal with not able to use Google Services anymore, the Chinese tech giant still have their HarmonyOS that continues to be big. Today, the president of HUAWEI's consumer business software department Wang Chenglu has announced the exciting future plan for the operating system at the 2020 Huawei Developer Conference.
Last Updated: Sep 07, 2020
At the end of August, Huawei CEO Richard Yu said that there will be no smartphones that will have HarmonyOS in 2020. But that doesn't mean there wouldn't be any HarmonyOS-based device this year. In fact, rumours claim that Huawei could launch tablets this year that feature its in-house operating system.
Last Updated: Aug 29, 2020
While there were some rumours that Huawei could launch smartphones with the HarmonyOS later this year, that no longer seems to be the case. Huawei's in-house operating system for smartphones has been in development for a few years, but it's probably still not ready yet.
Last Updated: Aug 20, 2020
We all know that the US ban is causing a lot of troubles to HUAWEI. From Google services to the production of chipsets, the Chinese tech giant is determined to overcome them one by one. Earlier, it was reported that the company's self-made HarmonyOS will be featured on all their devices in the future. Now, it looks like they are slowly achieving the goal by announcing the first smartphone that comes with the system later this year.
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2020
For those who bought the previous HUAWEI smartphones that come with GMS (Google Mobile Services), this could be a problem that you might be worried about after the US ban happened. As the company no longer has access to American software and technology, current users are wondering if their HUAWEI devices (with GMS) still can get system updates or security patches. Now, it appears that the answer might be a 'yes' from a statement made by HUAWEI.
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2020
Earlier this month, Huawei CEO Yu Chengdong announced that its upcoming smartwatch will feature Harmony OS. He also mentioned that other products, including smartphones, will start using the OS too. Now, sources suggest that smartphones with Harmony OS could appear sooner than later.
Last Updated: Aug 07, 2020
Nowadays, it looks like Huawei is becoming more self-reliant especially after the ban took place. Although the company has been restricted to access resources from the U.S. for their technology products, they are still constantly coming up with new ideas to wow the crowd. Recently, it is suggested that all of the Huawei products might ditch Android OS and replaced by the HarmonyOS in the future.
Last Updated: Dec 09, 2019
Owing to the troubles that Huawei faced with Google this year, it was inevitable for the manufacturer to want more of its devices to feature HarmonyOS. In a new report by Reuters, Huawei said that it wants more of its products to feature the home-grown OS.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2019
Earlier today, HONOR gave us a live demo of the HONOR Vision Pro Smart TV which is the very first product by HONOR to come equipped with the HarmonyOS. While the aforementioned Smart TV is not currently available in Malaysia, HONOR has assured us that we should be able to get it for ourselves eventually.