If Huawei remains on the U.S. entity list after August 19, it won't be able to work directly with Google at all. No Google co-operation means no technical approval for new firmware updates. Could Huawei push updates to existing phones without Google's approval? Probably not. From what we know of the Mobile Application Distribution Agreements signed between Google and manufacturers, passing CTS and being able to distribute Google apps go hand-in-hand. If Huawei tried to push an uncertified update, it'd likely find itself in breach of contract, and likely U.S. export law too. … [Read more...] about Boxed in by tech and law, how can Huawei keep its Android update promise?
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Full editors for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents are built-in to the app, and Microsoft has aimed to keep the available features and options the same between the stand-alone apps and this all-in-one app, even if there may be some layout differences. Unfortunately, there’s no iPad version at this time, so iPad users may wish to continue using the standalone apps on that platform. The new Office app is available for both Android and iOS today, though it might take a little while to show up in app store search results. Microsoft intends to continue supporting and adding new features to its standalone apps for the foreseeable future. … [Read more...] about Microsoft releases new all-in-one Office app for iOS and Android
Qualcomm is one of the most important players when it comes to 5G, as the suppliers of the modems that will be used by nearly every major smartphone — Android and iPhone alike — to connect to the next-gen network. So even if it’ll be months before the processors actually ship and years before carriers have the infrastructure to take advantage of it, the ubiquity of Qualcomm’s hardware means that the features it’s adding here aren’t just to pad out a spec list. They’re an early glimpse at what the future of cellular connectivity could look like. … [Read more...] about Qualcomm’s new X60 modems promise future 5G phones will be faster and more power efficient
Founders membership Free membership Price $4.99 per month Free Server access Priority Standard Game session length Extended gameplay One-hour per session Access to Steam library Yes Yes Access to single-session installs Yes Yes RTX-enabled gameplay Yes No Is GeForce Now for you? Source: Android Central The landscape of gaming is one that's constantly changing, and as more and more players adapt to the digital future, game streaming services will only continue to grow. When it comes to GeForce Now, the ideal user is someone who might want to experience high-end PC gaming but doesn't have the money or knowledge to invest in it just yet. Building a gaming rig can be an expensive venture, especially if you want to be able to max out some of the settings of the latest games. GeForce Now offers an incredibly cheap way of playing games at their highest settings, and only requires you to own the game. … [Read more...] about GeForce Now free vs paid editions: Which should you get?
The one to get: Mirror Purple Keep it stealthy: Mirror Black Only for select countries: Mirror Gold Luxurious bundle: Thom Browne Edition The one to get: Mirror Purple Staff Pick Overall, the Galaxy Z Flip color we like the most is Mirror Purple. It's instantly eye-catching, and depending on how the light hits it, changes between shades of purple and blue. Even better, getting your hands on the Mirror Purple Z Flip is extremely easy. It's offered in every country the phone is sold in and doesn't cost any extra money. … [Read more...] about Which color Galaxy Z Flip should you buy?