Lenovo has announced a wide range of new tablets and hybrid hardware, all running either Android or Windows 8.1.Follow the links below for a detailed overview of Lenovo’s latest device announcements, all of which fall into its Yoga range of versatile hardware.The standout feature of Lenovo’s Yoga Ultrabooks has always been the clever hinge, which allows the screen to be folded over to create a tent-like stand, rotated around to keep the keyboard out of the way, or laid flat for a tablet-like experience.For the Yoga 3 Pro, Lenovo has redesigned the hinge, likening it to a metal watch band, and building it from 800 pieces of steel and aluminum.Storage is managed by a 256GB SSD, plus there is a 4-in-1 card reader on the 12.8mm chassis.It’s joined by two USB 3.0 sockets, and a Micro HDMI port.
Its screen murskalta nuts, it will be dropped many times on a stone floor and it kicked like a football.This is a Reddit-the site loaded a bit scruffy video from your smartphone, which seems clear enough that the duration of the test, that it normal in life that I never had.it Seems that this phone could, say, nailed four-inch wire nailed to the wall.Phone brand or model are not clear, but the video title says it is a Nokia phone.the Video, however, shows that this is largely a Nokia-like Android device.Part of comment has been written, so to speak, tongue-in-cheek.
Users have long complained about performance issues and it sucking up battery and last year Facebook s chief product officer, Chris Cox, took the unusual step of making his staff ditch their iPhones and move to Android until they sorted out the issues.But the problems have remained, and recently they led the Android blogger Russell Holly to dump the app, starting a chain reaction which revealed something rather interesting about the app s performance.Prompted by Holly s revelation that life on Android was better without Facebook s app, Reddit user pbrandes eth tested the app s impact on the performance of an LG G4.They found that when the Facebook and Facebook Messenger apps were uninstalled, other apps on the smartphone launched 15% faster.They found similar results when testing for app loading performance.Over the course of a day my Huawei Nexus 6P had 20% more battery.
Malware infect mobile devices in record numbers, warns a technology company to Nokia.the data are based on the company twice a year to publish a report, which it shall identify and evaluate the various mobile and network devices threats.Reports have been made since 2012.by far the most popular malware items are smartphones.Nokia says that last year's smartphone infected with malware grew by nearly 400 percent.Most malware are tormented by the Android enabled smart phones and tablets.
p Update 09/05/2017: People backing-up WhatsApp conversations through iCloud will now benefit from the messages being encrypted by default.WhatsApp has confirmed the backed-up files are encrypted and it is believed the feature was introduced in late 2016 but wasn't spotted until now.WhatsApp has turned on end-to-end encryption across all of its apps, the company has announced.The Facebook-owned app, which has more than one billion monthly active users, has turned on the Signal Protocol, developed by Open Whisper Systems, by default.The open-source private messaging system, which has been supported by Edward Snowden, will protect group chats, attachments, voice notes, and voice calls made across WhatsApp on Android, iPhone, Windows devices and some Nokia and BlackBerry models.The encryption method lets users see content that has been sent but does not allow service providers, such as WhatsApp itself, to access the content of the messages.
Everything you need to know about the HTC 11The HTC 11 is almost certainly less than a year away, so here s what we know about the HTC 11 release date, specs, and price, plus all the latest news and rumours.Update: 11 December 2016 : A new leak has seemingly revealed most of the HTC 11's hardware, and even the phone's new design.We loved the iconic design, slick Android skin and great audio quality, and were sold on the great selfie camera and fast charging.Read on for all the latest news, rumours and speculation on the HTC 11, HTC s flagship smartphone for 2017.Still, there s a chance HTC could use MWC to announce the phone next year – it kicks off on February 27, which would be great timing for a HTC 11 launch.
Now, watch faces will display notifications and information from any Android Wear app, much like Apple Watch s own watchface complications.That certainly helps if you want a watch that s basically an at-a-glance notifications ticker on your arm.That s why it s developing three new ways for messaging on Android Wear: smart replies, handwriting, and a swipe keyboard.A 1.5-inch display is still far from any kind of display I d want to try to communicate on for than five seconds, but at least Google is experimenting.On the fitness front, Android Wear 2.0 takes the personal coach approach.Google-powered smartwatches will soon come armed with automatic activity recognition—a feature long present on Fitbit wearables—and will funnel health information with the Google Fit API.
Installing apps is a time consuming pain in the arse sometimes.Google just announced it s brilliant solution to this problem: Instant Apps.What s more exciting is that Instant Apps will be compatible all the way back to devices running Android Jellybean.The most common way to activate an Instant App download seems to be clicking on a link, but Google also suggests it could be done in other ways.In one example, an NFC tap actives the download of a payments app at a parking meter.Although Google s announcing the initiative today, it s not ready for prime time just yet.
Android TV will get new features in the update to Android N later this year. A novelty is the picture-in-picture, that is to say that users will be able to play video while browsing for other content. The platform may also an API for recording live TV, as well as enhanced support for 4K video and HDR. New apps are on the way to the platform from the example Spotify, MTV, Starz, CNN, Comedy Central and ESPN. At the same time released plenty of new Android TV hardware from players such as Sony, Sharp, Philips, Polaroid, Toshiba, RCA, Beko, Grundig and Vestel. Xiaomi has not announced the price yet, but hopefully it is beneficial.
During I / O as told Google about the latest updates to the service Fire Base. It has invested in making Fire Base into a complete platform for developing Android, iOS and the web. Previously Firebase only offered a few services such as real-time database and user authentication but has now extended the service significantly. You can also review any crashes in applications in the same analytical tools, and you can quickly detect and fix bugs or other potential problems. Other news in Fire Base pipes eg console that has been updated with a new look and is now working together with Google's other services much better. It has officially moved to google.firebase.com and it has also changed the pricing plan for Fire Base, which includes a new free plan that covers many of the features introduced today.
Although Android N is supplied in a beta program, Google has tonight released the first version of Android N, which they believe is beta quality. Those who have a newer Nexus device and want to jump on the train at your own risk can enroll their device from here and soon after getting the OTA update to Android N. One of the innovations of recent pre-release is that fewer apps appear in the multitasking menu, in an attempt to make it less cluttered. Previously there was no limit to how long the list could be. According to Google's statistics, it was only one percent of users who browsed further back than seven apps. After reaching the end of the list also now a clear all button to shut it down and remove all the apps in the list. The figure below shows over 50 new features in Android N. Update: The article first claimed incorrectly that only seven apps appear in the multitasking menu.
So far, Android users had to actively choose to install system updates. Some who are not interested in technology and barely even know what an update, or do might ignore the updates completely, which in the worst cases can impair the unit's safety and performance. In Android N handled firmware updates in a new way. The next time the phone is restarted, the update is applied automatically. According to Google, this means The approach that 99 percent of users receive latest updates in Chrome OS. The company hopes that Android will achieve similar results.
A new feature called Instant Android Apps will let users run applications immediately, without the need to first be installed locally. The idea is that developers will be able to reach out easier and quicker and get a bigger audience. Developers do not have to rewrite their applications, but they need to be updated to take advantage of Android Instant Apps, which can take less than a day according to Google. IO16 pic.twitter.com/QQbJ6xlJCc - Google @google May 18, 2016 In the beginning, only a few developers have access to the feature, but it will get a broader rollout later this year. We suppose that the function will go off and how systemtillåtelser will be handled for Instant Apps is not clear. We call it Instant Android Apps, and it evolves Android apps to be able to run instantly, without requiring the installation.
Say hello to Android N ... When we arrived at the point of Android during the keynote at Google I / O so probably had many expected that the name of the version N would finally be revealed. So was not the case, and Google says it will take a different approach to determine the name. The rumor from earlier proved thus Meeting and Google will now allow the people to make their voices heard by giving users the chance to contribute with the proposed name of the new version of Android. You can submit unlimited number of name suggestions, however, should not submit the same name several times. You can submit its proposal android.com/n.
Yep, Google I/O came and went without an official name for the latest and greatest version of Android, with the world's biggest search engine saying it was "too tough" to come up with a name by itself.It doesn't look like Google wants you to limit your ideas just to desserts, either.NameyMcNameFace, anyone?Android N borrows code from Chrome OS for "seamless" updates, that download and install in the background when you're not using it.There's a lot of behind-the-scenes tech tweaks going on too, mostly to help make Android a better platform for VR.There's still time for new features like the long rumoured support for 3D Touch-style pressure sensitive display tech before Android N arrives later in the year.
Google, not being particularly amenable to letting other robots into your life has unveiled its own version, Home.Just by speaking, you can order an Uber, play Spotify, set alarms or just ask questions.Duo, meanwhile, is quite simply Google's answer to FaceTime or Skype, allowing internet video calls.Both are coming for iOS and Android in the summer.Google's next software operating system update for smartphones and tablets, codenamed Android N, has been released as a developer previewThe new system will be named after a tasty treat, and could be called Nerds, Nutella or NougatNew features include split-app multitasking, the ability to reply to messages from within a notification and increased battery efficiencyGoogle has been dipping its toes in low-end VR with Google Cardboard for a couple of years, but is stepping up by bringing it to Android N.A new feature called Daydream will allow certain phones to up their performance to deliver VR, and Google is releasing a Play Store, Street View and YouTube for VR.Google is also thinking beyond the limitations of Cardboard, and has produced a blueprint for a headset which it will share with third-parties, alongside a natty little controller reminiscent of the Siri-powered pointer Apple unveiled alongside the latest Apple TV last year.
If I'm already at my computer, I'll do a quick Google search to see if I can find some info on the caller before they go to voicemail.WhoApp is a new app that specializes in finding out who is calling you.The call will be sent to WhoApp, who will dial back the number and show you information on who the caller is.If the caller is some form of telemarketer, they'll show a large warning shield, letting you know that you probably don't want to answer it.And since they appear to call the person back, that does make me think that there will be some issues, depending on the caller.There's no word on whether or not the company plans to bring it to Android devices.
During the recently concluded Google I / O 2016 event featured the American sökjätten, just as speculation before the event took place hinted, the new, and the Google-developed virtual reality platform Daydream. Daydream is a much more advanced version of its predecessor Cardboard and is both software and hardware-dependent and is closely linked with the upcoming version of Android, in short, called N. To ensure that it works as well as possible, Google has developed a standard that interested manufacturers must adapt their hardware for, such as special sensors and displays of a certain quality and standard. By doing Daydream dependent on specific hardware, instead of just consist of software, Google can ensure that delay, repsonstider and image flow will be as good as the technology permits, resulting in a better experience for the user. Although Daydream is still in its early years, Google has been able to find no less than eight manufacturers who are interested in producing Daydream compatible devices; Samsung, LG, HTC, Asus, Xiaomi, Huawei, ZTE and Alcatel. Missing from the list does unfortunately including Sony and Lenovo / Motorola, but we're guessing that many more manufacturers will join during the year.
Google has released a preview version of Android Wear 2.0 which, however, at this writing is only compatible with the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition and Huawei Watch. The interface has become darker and support alerts have been expanded. The platform has also received support for standalone apps that can run completely independent of the smartphone. They thus functions even when your phone is not connected. Spotify, for example, able to run on their own and play offline music. Android Wear 2.0 provides a new API for dials - all dials can display information from any installed application whatsoever.
As usual live broadcast of the annual Google developer conference, I / O that takes place at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California. The bigger news is presented as a rule during the initial keynote starting at 19:00 Swedish time. The schedule for the Google I / O gossips part of what's to come with the presentations that cover news in the Android Wear, Android, N, Android Auto and especially Project Tango. Google is also expected to present the news on the VR-front as well as a competitor to Amazon's Echo and much, much more. The broadcast starts at 19:00 Swedish time and can be followed via live stream above. Google will also broadcast the evening's presentation with a 360-degree view, which of course is suitable for those who sit on a pair of VR glasses.