We have seen/heard some of these smartphone giants launching their latest phablets this year, Shenzhen-based, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd launched the P10, P10 Plus, P10 Lite, e.t.c, South Korean-based, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd launched the Galaxy S8 and S+, Galaxy Note 8, and finally Cupertino-based, Apple Inc. who launched its...
According to several reports, Google is currently in talks with HTC in order to buy its smartphone business. A Taiwanese media outlet Commercial Times reported that Google and HTC have been talking for quite some time and it seems like that Google will soon acquire HTC’s smartphone division. However, the news has...
Chrome 61 has begun rolling out to desktop and Android users bringing a host of new security fixes and new features. For desktop users, there are a lot of developer-friendly introductions like the WebUSB API support, and for Android users there's the addition of Web Share API, and more...
Google’s Launchpad Accelerator has opened applications for its next cohort — and has added seven more African countries, including Uganda, to the three countries it initially targeted when it first began including startups from the continent earlier this year. When the programme began targeting Africa in May it took applications only from startups based in...
The company launched Android 8.0 Oreo last week, and at the time, factory images only meant for developers were made available apart from OTA updates for those in the Android beta program. Now, it has listing the Nexus and Pixel factory images on their respective pages, and made the OTA update...
Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled tools to make augmented reality apps for mobile devices using the Android operating system, setting up its latest showdown with Apple's iPhone over next-generation smartphone features. Phone-based augmented reality (AR), in which digital objects are superimposed onto the real world on screen, got a huge boost from the...
Two days after South Korean smartphones manufacturers; Samsung Electronics launched their newest flagship in the Note-series; The Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Mountain View-based internet firm, Google Corp. is reportedly said to be gearing up to launch its next flagship smartphones in the Pixel smartphone series; The Google Pixel 2 and...
Soon after revealing the name for Android O, Google has released factory system images of the much awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update for compatible devices. The OTA update has also started to roll out, but it's likely to be phased, and is first arriving for Android beta program users. Also,...
YouTube is introducing a new way to let users share and chat about videos without leaving its app. The new feature - called Share on YouTube- is a basic chat feature and rolls out globally for mobile today. 'Starting today, you can share videos with your friends and family directly on YouTube,' wrote YouTube product manager Benoît de Boursetty in...
Google aims to train 10 million people in Africa in online skills over the next five years in an effort to make them more employable, its chief executive said last week. A Google spokeswoman also revealed that the company hopes to train 100,000 software developers in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa....