The OnePlus 9 now appears to exist as more than just some renders, and it might be good news if you’re pining for the upcoming not-quite-top-tier smartphone. PhoneArena has obtained what it says are leaked photos of the OnePlus 9
Samsung’s next Android flagship could be closer than you think. Android Authority has heard from a Samsung store in India that the Galaxy S21 series will be launching globally on January 14th. It will then hit store shelves on January
Apple and Google have reportedly ordered app developers to sever ties with X-Mode Social Inc., a data broker that specializes in location tracking. As the Wall Street Journal reports, the company has supplied data to US government contractors working on
You no longer have to fire up your computer if you want to give your Spotify playlist a better cover image than a jumble of album art. Spotify has added support for uploading custom playlist images through its Android and
Google Podcasts just became more alluring if you tend to listen to shows that aren’t always available on major podcast networks. 9to5Google reports that Google has added support for subscribing to podcasts using their RSS feeds. You just have to
Google is rolling out another pack of Android features, and one of the most notable might be one you can only hear. The company is teaming with US and UK publishers to introduce auto-narrated audiobooks in the Play Store —
You won’t have to wait much longer to buy the first phone with an under-display camera — if you live in the right country. ZTE now plans to release the Axon 20 5G in 11 countries and regions on December
According to Google, the feature has helped local businesses better communicate with their customers. “In early testing of the community feed we saw that posts from merchants are seen two times more than before the feed existed,” the company said. “So now more people can see if a local business is offering a new service, has a limited time specialty or opened outdoor seating.”
Google doesn’t explicitly mention the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s easy to see how a feature like this was likely informed, at least in part, by recent events. With limited support, local businesses in cities around the world
However, some features are missing from the app for now, including an Evernote widget, a multi-select option and, curiously, the ability to share a note via email. At least for the time being, the Android version of the app lacks support for third-party password managers, and you won't be able to export business cards to the contacts list on your device.
Evernote says it’ll take several weeks to roll out the update through the Play Store, so you
The OnePlus 7T is over a year old at this point, but it’s a strong value at this price. You’re getting a smooth 90Hz display with HDR, a still-speedy Snapdragon 855+ chip, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It should outperform the Pixel 4a and other, newer phones that use Snapdragon 700-series parts and otherwise have to make do with dialed-back specs. You’ll even have more photographic flexibility than some rivals thanks to the three rear cameras.
With that said, the caveats of a year-old phone still apply. You likely won’t get as many Android updates as someone buying a
Instagram’s Guides are now useful for more than offering self-care tips. The social network has expanded Guides to everyone, and you can create them for products, places and even individual posts. You can suggest the skin care products you like to use, for instance, or recommend a favorite destination for when it’s safe to travel again.
You can find guides in profiles, and share them either as Stories or DMs with your friends. Not surprisingly, Instagram is using this as a hook for shopping — product Guides can feature in the Instagram Shop hub.