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Google’s Android OS Turns 10 Powers 88 Percent of the Smartphones Today

When Google launched its Android OS 10 years ago, Apple’s iOS and Nokia’s Symbian OS were already dominating the market. So, it took some time for Android to pick up the pace. Within two years it overtook its rivals and climbed up to first place. Related Samsung Updates Galaxy Wearable App with Android Pie & […]
Google pixel watch

Google Says It Won’t Release its Own Pixel Smartwatch This Year

Despite rumors swirling around the past few weeks about Google releasing its Pixel Watch soon, Google has confirmed to Tom’s Guide that they won’t actually be releasing their very own Wear OS Watch this year. Instead, the search engine giant said they will be focusing all their efforts on working with smartwatch makers into implementing […]
Best of IFA 2018

Best of IFA 2018: All the Major Launches, New Wearables, Smart Appliances and More

With the curtains coming down at the IFA 2018, Europe’s biggest tech, we’ve seen amazing innovations such as fridge with a built-in vacuum sealer to waterproof speakers with Google Assistant. IFA – or Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin – takes place at the end of each summer, and is one of the world’s largest consumer electronics shows. […]
Google tracking

Google Is Tracking You Even When You’ve Turned Off Location History. Here’s How to...

If you have Google apps installed on your iPhone, and you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were wrong. An Associated Press investigation found that even if you disable Location History, Google still tracks you every time you get weather updates, open Google Maps, […]
HTC will lay off 1500 employees

HTC Will Lay Off 1,500 Employees In An Effort to Save Money

HTC, the struggling Taiwanese smartphone maker announced that it is laying off 1,500 employees from its Taiwan manufacturing division in an effort to recuperate from months of bad quarterly results and bring the company back to profitability, reports TechCrunch. The layoffs will result in 25% reduction in HTC’s entire workforce, and the company said it […]
Google wear os battery saving

Google Rolls Back Changes Made on Wear OS Battery-Saving Features

In March, after the Android Wear rebrand to Wear OS, Google announced a developer preview based on Android P for its wearable platform. The major focus was preserving battery life, and Google announced plans to boost that for Android P. While on the software side the new smartwatch-dedicated chip by Qualcomm will help in that […]