Realme Phones to Get Android Pie Update in Q1 2019, Some Realme 2 Pro Users Report Battery Drain Issue

Realme Phones to Get Android Pie Update in Q1 2019, Some Realme 2 Pro Users Report Battery Drain Issue

Realme 2 Pro was launched in India in September Last month, Realme Mobiles confirmed that its Realme 1 and Realme 2 devices will receive Android Pie update soon. Now, the company’s customer support handle has confirmed that all the smartphones launched up to date will also receive the Android Pie update soon. The timeline for the Pie update is set to be Q1 2019, and the latest announcement confirms that the Realme 2 Pro, Realme…

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Nokia 8.1 India Launch Expected Today, Features Android 9 Pie and Snapdragon 710 SoC

Nokia 8.1 India Launch Expected Today, Features Android 9 Pie and Snapdragon 710 SoC

Nokia 8.1, the global variant of the Nokia X7, is expected to be unveiled in India today. HMD Global late last month sent invites for a New Delhi launch event scheduled for 5:30pm on Monday, and following its global unveiling in Dubai last week, the Nokia 8.1 can be expected to be launched in India on the date. The smartphone’s highlights include its dual rear cameras with Zeiss optics, its 18W fast charging capabilities, its…

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Uber Lite Android App Now Lets You Book Pool Rides, Make Payments via Paytm

Uber Lite Android App Now Lets You Book Pool Rides, Make Payments via Paytm

Uber Lite app has been updated to version 1.21.10001 with the ability to book Pool rides Uber Lite Android app has received an update that brings the ability to let you book Pool rides. The updated Uber Lite app also adds Paytm as a payment method. This new payment method sits alongside cash. Uber launched the lightweight app back in June with an aim to attract new users in India. It was initially tested in…

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JioSaavn App Unveiled for Android, iOS; 90-Day Complimentary Pro Access Offered to Jio Users

JioSaavn App Unveiled for Android, iOS; 90-Day Complimentary Pro Access Offered to Jio Users

JioSaavn app was announced by Reliance Jio on Tuesday, a day after it was spotted on the App Store. The app is the result of Reliance Industries acquisition of Saavn in March 2018, when it acquired a majority stake in the company. The app’s launch is in fact a rebranding, but for now, things are a bit mixed up. On the App Store (for iOS), the Saavn app has been rebranded to JioSaavn, while on…

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PUBG Beta Update for Android and iOS Out Now, Adds New Control and Chat Options

PUBG Beta Update for Android and iOS Out Now, Adds New Control and Chat Options

The PUBG beta update for Android and iOS is now available. Publisher Tencent confirmed this in a post on Reddit earlier today. While it’s thought to be a massive release, the PUBG beta update for Android and iOS patch notes have nothing special. That said, the PUBG beta update has some interesting albeit minor additions such as new chat options which will make teamwork a whole lot easier, enhanced control settings, and the MK 47 Mutant gun that’s…

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Google Chrome 71 Rolling Out for Android, Windows, Mac and Linux, Blocks Malicious Ads and More

Google Chrome 71 Rolling Out for Android, Windows, Mac and Linux, Blocks Malicious Ads and More

Google has begun rolling out the stable build of Chrome 71 for users on Android, Windows, Mac and Linux. The biggest feature with the new update — v71.0.3578.80, to be exact — is that Chrome will now remove and block all malicious ads on websites with persistently abusive experiences. That could be ads that appear as fake system dialog boxes or warnings, resemble chat apps, or deceptive controls such as “close” buttons that do not…

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YouTube’s Autoplay on Home Feature Coming to All Android, iOS Users

YouTube’s Autoplay on Home Feature Coming to All Android, iOS Users

Photo Credit: Google YouTube currently offers this feature only to premium users YouTube’s Autoplay on Home feature was exclusive to premium users since earlier this year, but now it is coming for all mobile users in the coming weeks. This feature essentially autoplays videos on the home page without sound and with captions switched on. Autoplay on Home is now coming to all free app users on Android and iOS in the coming weeks. This…

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Nokia 8.1 With 6.18-Inch HDR Display, Android 9 Pie, and Snapdragon 710 SoC Launched: Price, Specifications

Nokia 8.1 With 6.18-Inch HDR Display, Android 9 Pie, and Snapdragon 710 SoC Launched: Price, Specifications

Nokia 8.1 was unveiled by HMD Global at launch event in Dubai on Wednesday. The smartphone, as expected, is indeed the global variant of the Nokia X7 that was launched in China in October, and the spiritual successor to the Nokia 7 Plus. The Nokia 8.1 bears identical specifications to the Nokia X7, but is part of the Android One programme like other HMD Global Nokia smartphones in the recent past. The highlight of the…

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Fortnite for Android Not Getting 60fps Support Anytime Soon: Epic Games

Fortnite for Android Not Getting 60fps Support Anytime Soon: Epic Games

With Fortnite Season 7 on the way, developer Epic Games has let it slip that Fortnite Mobile for Android will not get 60fps support anytime soon. Squirrelled away in a post on the Fortnite website is information regarding Fortnite 60fps devices which currently include the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR with iPad Pro getting the option shortly. At the moment, Epic Games is working with Android smartphone makers to make it possible. “However,…

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HDFC Bank Restores Old Versions of Its Mobile Banking App for Android and iOS

HDFC Bank Restores Old Versions of Its Mobile Banking App for Android and iOS

HDFC Bank has now restored its old mobile banking apps on Google Play and Apple App Store after it had taken down both old and new versions from the app stores last week. HDFC Bank had launched revamped iOS and Android apps, and as Gadgets 360 was the first to report last week, the apps didn’t work at all due to server issues. This forced the bank to remove the new app from the stores,…

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Google Removes Popular Android Apps – CM File Manager, Kika Keyboard – Over Ad Fraud

Google Removes Popular Android Apps – CM File Manager, Kika Keyboard – Over Ad Fraud

It was reported last week that eight apps on Google Play with more than two billion downloads have been exploiting user permissions to steal “millions of dollars”. Seven of these apps are from Cheetah Mobile, a Chinese Internet company, while the other one has been developed by Kika Tech, another Chinese firm. After internal investigation, Google has reportedly confirmed that it has removed two of the apps from the list- CM File Manager and Kika…

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Huawei P20, P20 Pro Start Receiving Android Pie-Based EMUI 9.0 Update

Huawei P20, P20 Pro Start Receiving Android Pie-Based EMUI 9.0 Update

Huawei P20, P20 Pro users in China receiving the EMUI 9.0 update Huawei has now started rolling out EMUI 9.0 OS based on Android 9 Pie to P20 series of smartphones. The new update brings all the Pie goodness including full-screen gestures and a new UI. The EMUI 9.0 update also brings features like GPU Turbo 2.0, HiVision visual search, Password Vault, Digital Balance dashboard, and more. The EMUI 9.0 update is rolling out currently…

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The Elder Scrolls Blades for iOS and Android Delayed to 2019

The Elder Scrolls Blades for iOS and Android Delayed to 2019

The Elder Scrolls: Blades release date has been pushed back to 2019. Bethesda announced the news of a delay on Twitter late last week. The Elder Scrolls: Blades is a role-playing game for Android and iOS. It was announced at E3 2018 with Bethesda proclaiming that it plans to bring it to other platforms such as console and PC. No reason for the delay has been given. Previously, the game was shown off during the…

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OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T Start Receiving Android 9.0 Pie-Based HydrogenOS Public Beta Update in China

OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T Start Receiving Android 9.0 Pie-Based HydrogenOS Public Beta Update in China

As HydrgonOS public beta rolls out, OxygenOS 9.0 beta for OnePlus 5 and 5T shouldn’t be far away OnePlus is allowing OnePlus 5 and 5T users to beta test the Android 9 Pie-based HydrogenOS. For the uninitiated, HydrogenOS is the UI made for OnePlus users in China, while OxygenOS is meant for the global audience. The company has released the public beta version of the HydrogenOS based on the latest Android version. OnePlus has been…

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HTC U11 Life Android One Variant Now Receiving Android 9.0 Pie Update, Users Report

HTC U11 Life Android One Variant Now Receiving Android 9.0 Pie Update, Users Report

HTC U11 Life was launched globally back in November under Android One programme HTC U11 Life has now started receiving its Android 9.0 Pie update. The latest software update is reportedly rolling out over-the-air (OTA) in Europe according to some users. It notably comes a long time after the US variant of the HTC U11 Life received an Android Oreo update. The global variant of the HTC U11 Life is a part of Google’s Android…

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