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Here are almost 100 new features in Android 11

Here are almost 100 new features in Android 11

This story was originally published 2020/04/08 10:21am PDTon Apr 8, 2020 and last updated 2020/06/28 3:51pm PDTon Jun 28, 2020.  Android 11 may look like a relatively iterative release of Google’s mobile operating system, at least on the surface. But we’re not so sure. Android’s latest update features changes large and small, some of which...

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16 new iOS 14 features that Apple copied from Android

16 new iOS 14 features that Apple copied from Android

This story was originally published 2020/06/22 3:05pm PDTon Jun 22, 2020 and last updated 2020/06/27 10:41am PDTon Jun 27, 2020.  Unless you’ve been forcibly avoiding the news, you know iOS 14 is now a thing. But if you don’t use an iPhone (or maybe even if you do), you might not have bothered checking out...

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Google announces a bunch of features to bring Meet on par with Zoom

Google announces a bunch of features to bring Meet on par with Zoom

Zoom and Google Meet have skyrocketed in popularity during the lockdown, with each of them having their pros and cons. Unfortunately, Zoom offers several advanced features that aren’t available on Google’s conferencing service, such as advanced moderation controls and customizable backgrounds. Thankfully, the company is working on improving Meet: It recently unveiled a live noise...

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Viber adds GIF creation features to help make chats more fun

Viber adds GIF creation features to help make chats more fun

Viber has been releasing a bunch of new features and upgrades lately, from increasing its group call limits to letting users save notes and to-dos. Now the messaging service has launched a GIF creation tool on iOS… with Android to follow in the coming weeks 😒. Viber says that the new addition to the app...

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16 major iOS 14 features Apple ‘borrowed’ from Android and Google

16 major iOS 14 features Apple ‘borrowed’ from Android and Google

Unless you slept in really late today, you’re probably aware that Apple just dropped a whole pile of news on the world at large, including improvements to iOS and iPadOS, as well as some plans to switch to ARM chipsets in MacBooks. But mixed in with all the individual feature announcements we heard at WWDC were...

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Here are almost 100 new features in Android 11

Here are almost 100 new features in Android 11

This story was originally published 2020/04/08 10:21am PDTon Apr 8, 2020 and last updated 2020/06/17 1:36pm PDTon Jun 17, 2020.  Android 11 is upon us — or, at least, the Beta Program releases are. Following the earlier Developer Previews, and after a bonus release with a modified schedule and a small delay, anyone can now...

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Google could make stock Android a lot better by stealing these 5 OxygenOS features

Google could make stock Android a lot better by stealing these 5 OxygenOS features

This story was originally published 2020/01/26 7:50am PSTon Jan 26, 2020 and last updated 2020/06/07 10:18am PDTon Jun 7, 2020.  OnePlus is a genuinely innovative smartphone company, and we don’t just mean hardware: its OxygenOS Android skin is our favorite of all the currently available flavors, and that’s generally because OnePlus adds genuinely useful things...

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10 useful Android 10 features you should try on your Galaxy smartphone

10 useful Android 10 features you should try on your Galaxy smartphone

This story was originally published 2020/04/05 6:10am PDTon Apr 5, 2020 and last updated 2020/06/07 10:05am PDTon Jun 7, 2020.  Samsung began updating its portfolio of smartphones to Android 10 in November last year. Now that most of even its mid-range handsets have received the upgrade to OneUI 2.0, there’s now a pretty sizable number...