Tag: Mobile Linux

The Next OnePlus Flagship Will Run on Oppo’s Version of Android

Enjoy the version of OnePlus’s OxygenOS running now because it’s going the way of the dodo.Photo: Sam Rutherford / Gizmodo Say goodbye to OnePlus’s flavor...

Cheap Android Tablets Come With a Bloatware Tax

Get acquainted with the “Uninstall” button on your Android device because it’s still very much needed. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo It’s a relatively known...

Google Is Finally Killing Off a Decade-Old Version of Android

Android Gingerbread, you’ve lived a good life. Now it’s time to rest. Photo: Gizmodo Whether you’re running it for a nostalgic feel or you’ve held...

Google Bans “Sugar Daddy” Apps From the Play Store

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) You probably wouldn’t expect to find references to “sugar daddies” in Google’s policy updates, but this week that’s exactly what...

Android Auto Beta Now Open to All, but Be Careful

Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo If you drive a car that supports Android Auto, Google has opened a beta tester program to try the new features before everyone...

Windows 11 Might Let You Sideload the New Android File Format

Will they or won’t they support Google’s new app bundles?Image: Microsoft Amazon has officially confirmed that it is working on supporting the new Android App...

The Third Android 12 Beta Is Available Today

Screenshot: Google The development of Android 12 appears to be progressing like clockwork, because just over a month after Google released its second Android 12...

Android 12’s New Gaming Features Are Finally Catching Up

Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo As the launch day for Android 12 rapidly approaches, so does Google’s announcements about upcoming features to get people excited about the update....

5 Reasons to Turn On Android’s Developer Mode

Screenshot: Android Hidden away in the main Android Settings menu is a secret set of tools called Developer options that gives you access to all...

Google Seems to Be Closing the Borders on Its Play Store

The new Android App Bundles will have a .aab file extension. Image: Google Google will start imposing a change that would clamp down on the...

Windows 11 Will Let You Sideload Android Apps

Android apps on Windows 11 can be downloaded from the Amazon Appstore or sideloaded from other sources.Image: Microsoft When Microsoft introduced Windows 11 this week,...

Jio Announces Ultra-Affordable Jio Phone Next With 4G for India

Image: Jio/Google While carriers in the U.S. are racing to add 5G coverage to their networks, today India’s largest wireless provider announced a new device...

Google Releases Second Android 12 Beta With New Features

Image: Google Google released the first Android 12 beta at Google I/O back in May, but that version didn’t have all the new updates and...

A Phone That’s Perfectly Customized to You

Meet Android 12’s new look: Material You.Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Android 12 is bringing a new design called Material You, and it’s the most...

Here Are All the New Features Coming in Android 12

Screenshot: Google Android 12 is the next major update to Google’s ubiquitous mobile OS, and at Google I/O 2021 we got a preview of all...

Google Is Bringing a Google TV Experience to Android Tablets

The new Entertainment Space is here, and it’s got space for everything. Image: Google Google is revamping its Android tablet interface with what it calls Entertainment...