Android should move to Single Image OS with continuous Updates

Android needs to move to a software model more like how Windows or linux distributions are released where a single disk image can work on just about any device, and after installed, you simply install the drivers for your specific hardware. Though with most smartphones using the same board level specs, driver packages should be … Continue reading Android should move to Single Image OS with continuous Updates

Google Enforces Android Oreo’s Background App Limitations

The Android Oreo changelogs are out, and there are some interesting additions which many already know about. There’s Project Treble, security changes and so on. One of the biggest changes is how background applications behave. They no longer have free reign over the device, and Android System will induce restrictions on anything abusing a background … Continue reading Google Enforces Android Oreo’s Background App Limitations

Is The Essential Phone Worth The Hefty Price Tag?

According to a Business Insider review, the Essential Phone is a "superb device." The phone is the first product from Andy Rubin's Essential. Rubin is considered the "father of Android" and with the Essential phone he's trying to create a new alternative in the smartphone market. The phone has square edges, a ceramic backing, and a … Continue reading Is The Essential Phone Worth The Hefty Price Tag?

Google Accidentally Reveals Name of Next Android Version

 On Friday, rumors have taken a break on the possible name for Google's upcoming Android operating system, as new findings now suggest that it will be called "Android Oreo."According to Android Police, they spotted name of a file for a video that Google itself had posted on its own Google+ social network. The video, that … Continue reading Google Accidentally Reveals Name of Next Android Version

Android and Chrome OS merged into Andromeda, unveil on Oct 4

Google plans to tease the long-fabled merger of Android and Chrome OS on October 4th. That project is known internally at Google as Andromeda, and even if we don't see Andromeda demoed on the 4th, we can assure you it's quite real.While rumors that Android and Chrome OS would merge are seemingly as old as … Continue reading Android and Chrome OS merged into Andromeda, unveil on Oct 4