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Oppo launches ColorOS 11; offers stock Android features along with numerous UI customisations
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Oppo launches ColorOS 11; offers stock Android features along with numerous UI customisations

The usual Dark Mode by Android has been enhanced in ColorOS 11 to have three different colour schemes and levels of contrast.

iOS 14 now allows users to share approximate region instead of exact location in apps
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iOS 14 now allows users to share approximate region instead of exact location in apps

Many location-based apps like those for weather only need to know the state or city to function.

Working from home? Here are remedies to some tech headaches you are bound to face
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Working from home? Here are remedies to some tech headaches you are bound to face

The biggest lesson for working from home: Less is better, especially fewer gadgets and fewer work apps.

Android Q will be available for its 14 existing phones, including Honor devices: Huawei
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Android Q will be available for its 14 existing phones, including Honor devices: Huawei

Huawei also announced to launch its own "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) to replace the Android OS.

Huawei's biggest task will be to rebuild brand trust, says analyst Ming-Chi Kuo
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Huawei's biggest task will be to rebuild brand trust, says analyst Ming-Chi Kuo

Samsung and Apple will likely become the primary benefactors of Huawei’s struggles in the US.

Use Android because it is the most popular operating system in the world: Facebook
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Use Android because it is the most popular operating system in the world: Facebook

Facebook said Zuckerberg's disagreement with Cook is only over the business model.

Apple and Samsung fined by Italy's competition watchdog for 'planned obsolescence'
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Apple and Samsung fined by Italy's competition watchdog for 'planned obsolescence'

Two “complex investigations” by the anti-trust authority AGCM revealed that Apple and Samsung implemented unfair commercial practices

Google's Fuchsia OS is expected to come with native support of Android apps: Report
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Google's Fuchsia OS is expected to come with native support of Android apps: Report

Since Fuchsia OS was built from scratch and isn't based on Linux, like Android, there is no app catalog for the OS

Google planning to rebrand Android Wear operating system as Wear OS
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Google planning to rebrand Android Wear operating system as Wear OS

The notification was generated by Google Play services, specifically the "Nearby" functionality that "helps you find and interact with services and devices close to you".

McAfee extends partnership with Samsung to protect Galaxy S9, Note 8 and more from cyberthreats
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McAfee extends partnership with Samsung to protect Galaxy S9, Note 8 and more from cyberthreats

Samsung's Galaxy S9 and Note 8 devices will come pre-installed with anti-malware protection by McAfee "VirusScan"

Huawei unveils Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.0 OS; promises to boost productivity with Artificial Intelligence
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Huawei unveils Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.0 OS; promises to boost productivity with Artificial Intelligence

The EMUI 8.0, already available on Huawei Honor View 10, will be rolled out on devices such as Honor 8 Pro, Honor 9i, Honor 7X and Honor 8 Lite soon.

Computer History Museum will release Apple's Lisa Operating system for free as open source
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Computer History Museum will release Apple's Lisa Operating system for free as open source

Once that code is finished being reviewed by Apple, the museum will make the code available sometime this year, Kossow added.

Apple transfers responsibility for voice assistant Siri to operating systems chief Craig Federighi
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Apple transfers responsibility for voice assistant Siri to operating systems chief Craig Federighi

Apple has transferred responsibility for Siri, its voice assistant, from content chief Eddy Cue to operating systems chief Craig Federighi.

Smartron unveils tronX, an artificial intelligence based operating system to assist users
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Smartron unveils tronX, an artificial intelligence based operating system to assist users

To begin with, Smartron announced four verticals that integrate in our lives: 'tronX Personal', 'tronX Health', 'tronX Home' and 'tronX Infra'.

Google might announce the name of Android O on 21 August, the day of the solar eclipse
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Google might announce the name of Android O on 21 August, the day of the solar eclipse

The official name of operating system, Android O might be announced on 21 August by Google.

Kaspersky files an antitrust complaints against Microsoft
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Kaspersky files an antitrust complaints against Microsoft

Kaspersky Lab has filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft with the European Commission and the German federal cartel office.

Microsoft accidentally releases internal Windows 10 builds
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Microsoft accidentally releases internal Windows 10 builds

Microsoft's internal branches for PC and mobile were rolled out due to the "inadvertent deployment" to the engineering system that controls the release of builds to the Windows Insiders.

Android has overtaken Windows as the most used operating system on the internet
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Android has overtaken Windows as the most used operating system on the internet

Android has dethroned Microsoft Windows as the most popular operating system (OS) for internet usage across desktop, tablets, laptops and mobile devices.

The importance of software differentiation in the Android ecosystem
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The importance of software differentiation in the Android ecosystem

In a crowded market where specifications are no longer enough to differentiate a product, a unique software experience can make a phone stand out.

Google's Fuchsia OS is open-source and can run on everything from routers to PCs, but what's it for?
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Google's Fuchsia OS is open-source and can run on everything from routers to PCs, but what's it for?

Google has lifted the veil on a new operating system that they’ve been working on and they’ve called it Fuschia. What is Fuschia? Nobody really knows. Neither, it seems, does Google.