Oppo reveals when its next flagship phone series will debut

The upcoming flagship phones have been rumored to include a one-inch Sony IMX989 image sensor. The phone maker announced via a weibo post that it will take the wraps off the Oppo Find X6 series on March 21.
#Oppo #News #Technology #Mobile

22 hours ago

YouTube Music may finally pick up a feature Spotify has had for years

Song credits have been a long-requested feature by YouTube Music subscribers. It's been available on rival services like Spotify and Tidal. Songwriters have accused many of leading music streaming services of failing to give due credit to artists behind the songs played on their respective platforms.
#YouTubeMusic #News #Technology #Mobile


Google Play Games on PC expands to more regions with major improvements

Google introduces new ways to make cross-platform game development easier. The aim is to simplify and make the onboarding process smoother. Games like Ludo King and Garena Free Fire join the list.
#AndroidCentral #Games #LudoKing #News #Technology #Mobile

5 days ago

First Pixel 8 Pro renders leak, revealing a welcome change to the display

The first renders of the Pixel 8 Pro have just been revealed. The display will apparently measure somewhere in the ballpark of 6.52 inches. All three sensors are now part of one cutout.
#AndroidCentral #Pixel8Pro #News #Technology #Mobile

6 days ago

The Pixel Watch rises as Fitbit falls in a tough wearable market

Google's rise to second place for Q4 is attributed to its Pixel Watch launch. Samsung sharply falls through the market ranks in the latest shipment report. Channelys has posted its most recent estimate on the wearable band market.
#AndroidCentral #PixelWatch #News #Technology #Gadgets

1 weeks ago

Samsung's Fortnite map lets you run around a Galaxy S23-themed city

Players can use the tools that phones provide like improved camera zooming for finding secrets and the Nightography mode for seeing in the dark. The island also offers the Fun Game Quest, a new hide-and-seek game mode where users must find a Galaxy S23 Ultra.
#Samsung #Fortnite #GalaxyS23 #News #Technology #Mobile

1 weeks ago

Finally! The best Meta Quest 2 deal that we've ever seen is live at Best Buy now

The 256GB version of the VR headset has a niche-making price tag, so this is the best time to buy if you have the cash to spare. A $70 discount brings the price of the console down to $429.99.
#BestBuy #MetaQuest2 #News #Technology #VirtualReality

1 weeks ago

Nothing Phone (2) likely to come with last year's Snapdragon processor

Nothing's next flagship phone will likely have a Snapdragon 8 Series chipset. The phone will be powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor from Qualcomm. This month, nothing announced its plans to enter the U.S. Market.
#AndroidCentral #Snapdra #Snapdragon8Series #News #Technology #Mobile

1 weeks ago

Quest 2 and Quest Pro get a price drop, Quest Pro 2 has been canceled

Meta is dropping the price of the Quest Pro and canceling the 2024 follow-up. This is $500 less than the $1,500 price tag it launched at six months ago. The 256GB model is dropping in price from $500 to $430, making it an easy choice over the $400 128GB model.
#Meta #Quest2 #QuestPro #News #Technology #VirtualReality

2 weeks ago

Among Us VR is getting a giant new map soon

Map is based on Polus from the original Among Us game, which is the second-largest map in the game. It's coming to PS VR2 (opens in new tab) but is not a launch title. Developers are working on a second map that's going to launch sometime this year.
#UsVR #AmongUs #News #Technology #VirtualReality

1 months ago

Skagen Falster Gen 6 finally receives the Wear OS 3 update

The update strips away Google Assistant, while some users point out fewer available watch faces. Users must download the new Skagen Falster Gen 6 app to set up and pair their devices. The update appears to be rolling out widely on Thursday.
#SkagenFalster #GoogleAssistant #News #Technology #Mobile

2 months ago

Wearable devices could also see a common charging standard in India

A single charging solution is being considered for wearable devices. The country's government is considering mandating a universal charging solution. It's unclear what type of charging port India's market regulators intend to use. This will mean the rise of two types of universal charging ports for consumers.
#AndroidCentral #India #News #Technology #Mobile

2 months ago

The Zenfone 9 is the first ASUS smartphone to receive Android 13

The Zenfone 9 is one of our favorite Android phones to launch this year, thanks to its simple design, great performance, long battery life, and amazing cameras. The update comes with a host of revamped apps and newly designed UI elements. The company suggests backing up your device before installing the update. The phone launched with Android 12 and is set to receive two major updates later next year.
#ASUS #Zenfone9 #Android #News #Technology #Mobile

3 months ago

Your Pixel can keep Wi-Fi enabled even when Airplane mode is active

New feature comes along with Google Pixel's December feature drop which includes Clear Calling, recorder speaker labels, and Live Translate. It looks like an old feature from an older Android OS release has been retooled and released for newer Pixel devices on Android 13. It's not yet known if this feature will remain a Pixel exclusive one or if it will roll out to other devices.
#GooglePixel #Android13 #News #Technology #Mobile

3 months ago

No way, the Google Pixel Watch is already on sale?

The Google Pixel Watch is the newest kid on the block in the smartwatch game. While the $350 launch price felt a bit steep for some folks — especially in 2022 — this deal drops it just under $300 at our favorite retailers. All of its many features work with any Android phone thanks to the Pixel Watch app.
#AndroidCentral #GooglePixelWatch #Android #News #Technology #Mobile

3 months ago

Game over man! Oculus Quest creator Palmer Luckey made a VR headset that can literally kill you

A new VR headset should be called a literal reality headset because if a player dies in a virtual game, the headset will literally kill them. A special Blu-ray collector's edition (opens in new tab) released to celebrate SAO's 10th anniversary features the deadly headset.
#PalmerLuckey #AndroidCentral #News #Technology #VirtualReality

4 months ago

Google's new AI Test Kitchen demos will let you build cities and create monsters

Google is launching new demos to help test its text-to-image experience. The program can offer its own take on a sentence, story topic, and even write an idea for you while writing.
#Google #News #Technology #ArtificialIntelligence

4 months ago

Nothing details Phone (1) camera improvements since launch

Nothing Phone (1) features a dual 50MP dual-rear camera array on the back, along with touch-ups for the front-facing lens. Nothing has updated the phone several times since its launch to improve the camera and other features. The most recent patch brought more improvements to the phone's dual-50MP camera array.
#AndroidCentral #NothingPhone(1 #News #Technology #Mobile

5 months ago

Android 13 QPR1 Beta 2 is available now for Pixel smartphones

The beta also includes some hints at the Pixel tablet alongside a face unlock feature for the Pixel 7. Android's latest beta build has also introduced a new page titled app battery usage.
#AndroidCentral #Android13 #Pixel #News #Technology #Mobile

5 months ago

NERF Ultimate Championship's first season adds new map and blaster

The game's next big update is coming in October, while Season 2 is scheduled for December. The new map, new weapon, and a free seasonal pass with cosmetic rewards is free for all players.
#AndroidCentral #News #Technology #VirtualReality

5 months ago

Free-to-play Ultimechs launches today for Oculus Quest 2 and VR headsets

The game is free-to-play and contains a premium battle pass. It can be played solo or with a friend competitively online or against bots.
#Ultimechs #OculusQuest2 #News #Technology #VirtualReality

6 months ago

Nothing phone (1) reportedly crosses its 100k sales mark in India

Nothing introduced the phone (1) in various countries. The mid-range sector has a wide choice of smartphones from brands like Samsung, Motorola, Google, and Xiaomi.
#Samsung #India #News #Technology #Mobile

6 months ago

Some of Google Pixel phone production may move to India

Rumored plan signals Google's intention to exit china as country implements Covid-19 lockdowns. Google has traditionally skipped the Indian market when it releases its Pixel smartphones to consumers (until the Pixel 6a)
#Google #Covid19 #Indian #India #News #Technology #Mobile

6 months ago

Oculus Quest Pro unboxing gives us the first real look at the new headset

Meta's next VR headset was left in a hotel room for someone to find. It's been unboxed in all its glory for the internet to see. The headset is not a direct follow-up to the Oculus Quest 2 (opens in new tab)
#Meta #OculusQuest2 #OculusQuestPro #News #Technology #VirtualReality

6 months ago

Android beta program resumes with new QPR1 Beta 1 build, hints at Pixel tablet

The update isn't a major one but should provide a look at some of the new features set to arrive in upcoming Pixel Feature Drops. The update comes with the new safety center, which combines the security and privacy hubs, even though the September patch only rolled out.
#AndroidCentral #News #Technology #Mobile

6 months ago

Android 14 to support satellite connectivity following T-Mobile/Starlink partnership

A new partnership aims to bring satellite connectivity to smartphones. The partnership is expected to be free for users on the upcoming iphone 14 and apple Watch 8 devices.
#TMobile #Watch8 #News #Technology #Mobile

6 months ago

The ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate is set to reach power levels of over 9000

ASUS will unveil its new phone, the ROG Phone 6D Ultimate, on september 19. It will use the mediaTek Dimensity 9000+ chipset instead of Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon chip. The chip is said to provide 5% more CPU power and 10% more GPU strength.
#ASUS #ASUSROGPhone6DUltimate #ROGPhone6DUltimate #News #Technology #Mobile

6 months ago

Samsung teases dual-screen phone with transparent screen in new patent

Patent filed with the world Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) suggests that Samsung is considering developing a new type of smartphone with a transparent display at the back. The second display blends in with the rest of the phone's back panel when not in use.
#worldIntellectualPropertyOffice #News #Technology #Mobile

6 months ago

Owlchemy Labs teases new multiplayer VR game at Gamescom

The unnamed VR project will heavily feature hand tracking. It will be the studio's first game to include multiplayer. The project does not have a title or release date, but will come to Oculus Quest 2.
#OwlchemyLabs #OculusQuest2 #Gamescom #News #Technology #VirtualReality

6 months ago

Nothing phone (1) update brings tons of camera improvements and bug fixes

Nothing phone (1) has been out very long, but it's already receiving fairly consistent updates. The update enables Adaptive Battery and a new fingerprint UI. Users have already spotted the next update.
#AndroidCentral #News #Technology #Mobile

7 months ago

Nothing sheds light on the phone (1) screen brightness controversy

Nothing says software limitations limit the phone's brightness to 700 nits. The company maintains that the original claim is correct. Nothing recently dropped the advertised peak brightness of the phone.
#AndroidCentral #News #Technology #Mobile

7 months ago

Google wants to help robots understand us better through natural language

Google Research and Everyday Robots have combined forces to create new robotics algorithm PaLm-SayCan. The new project should help robots better understand and interact with us through language via voice or text. Google says this is the first implementation that uses a large-scale language model to plan for a real robot.
#GoogleResearch #News #Technology #ArtificialIntelligence

7 months ago

This handy Galaxy Z Fold 4 feature might come to older Samsung foldable phones

Samsung is reportedly bringing the taskbar feature of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 to older models. The feature is supposed to arrive as part of the upcoming UI 4.1.1 update. It will purportedly make its way to older Galaxy Fold devices later this year. Samsung also confirmed to 9to5Google that the Z Fold 3 will pick up the Android 12L taskbar.
#Samsung #GalaxyZFold4 #GalaxyFold #News #Technology #Mobile

7 months ago