While Chromebooks are useful just with Chrome extensions and the Chrome browser, the lack of traditional Windows/Mac programs can make it seem lackluster as a laptop you actually intend to use full-time. This is where Android apps come in, with the Google Play Store opening your Chromebook up to millions of apps for work and for play. Your Chromebook even comes with a few Android apps pre-installed, but here's how to get some more fun and functional Android apps running. … [Read more...] about How to get started with Android apps on your Chromebook
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Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has announced the full list of smartphones that will receive EMUI 10 operating system update globally. The EMUI 10 operating system is based on Android 10 and includes features including the Dark Mode, new interface and more. Old Huawei phone users will not lose Google Play Store access even with the EMUI 10 update. As per Huawei’s press note, starting this month, Huawei P30 Pro, P30, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20, Mate 20 X (4G) and nova 5T users will first receive the Android 10-based EMUI 10 OS update. Following these, the update will be rolled out to Porsche Design Mate 20 RS, P30 Lite, P20, P20 Pro, nova 4e, nova 4, Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Porsche Design Mate 10, Porsche Design Mate RS, Mate 20 Lite, P smart 2019, P smart + 2019, P smart Pro, P Smart Z and nova Lite 3. Huawei says that users will get push notification when they receive the EMUI 10 update. Alternatively, they may check it by going to Settings > System > Software Update on their … [Read more...] about These Huawei smartphones are set to get Android 10-based operating system update
4. Once installed, Edge will automatically start up. If you already have the Chrome browser installed, Edge will ask if you want to import your bookmarks, autofill data and history from Google's browser or start from scratch. If you decide to start from scratch, you can import your browser data later. … [Read more...] about Microsoft Edge is here now for Windows 10 and MacOS. How to download
To be fair, Apple's new maps are starting at a disadvantage with users: Google maps are the industry standard, and users are familiar with their quirks and limitations after years of use. Head-to-head, both Apple and Google's systems have similar issues: searching for a Lexington Avenue location while in Manhattan brings up a Brooklyn street in Apple's Maps, while Google first found a result in New Jersey. Searching for a specific restaurant or shop will usually work in either case — especially if a city name is also entered — and both maps do well when searching general terms like "Italian restaurant" in a well-populated area. When a search goes wrong, it's often equally wrong on both, even if the results are different. But Apple isn't doing itself any favors, either: a search for "Apple Cube" fails to find Apple's iconic Fifth Avenue store in New York. … [Read more...] about Wrong turn: Apple’s buggy iOS 6 maps lead to widespread complaints
This leading smartphone brand from the far east has made quite a presence in the Indian market! This brand figured out that the way to every Indian’s heart was to flood the market with feature-loaded, robust smartphones from time to time. And it worked like a charm! But now, they want to take the smartphone experience to a whole new level. Hence, they came up with an excellent update to their operating system - ColorOS. Yes, the brand under the spotlight is OPPO & the seventh major iteration of its operating system ColorOS. Soon after Google announced Android 10 in September 2019, OPPO was quick on its feet to improvise and make changes to its OS. And by the end of October 2019, OPPO started rolling out Android 10 to its flagship devices. However, if this new OS has not reached your phone yet, fret not, the company promise to release OS 7 trial version to more devices (covering many old models too) in this year. In fact, you can check the timeline of the OS deployment shared … [Read more...] about 7 Security features of OPPO’s ColorOS 7 that make it a complete package!