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Smartphone Trends We Expect on Budget Devices in 2021

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Android smartphones trends have come so far especially for budget smartphones. Features only reserved for midrange and flagship devices are slowly trickling...
Google RCS

Google Rolls Out RCS Messaging in Kenya Which Functions Like iMessage for Android

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Google has seemingly rolled out RCS (Rich Communication Service) on Google Messages in Kenya recently which is the iMessage of Android.
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Now’s the Best Time to Familiarize Yourself With Android Gesture Navigation

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Android gesture navigation has been around since Android 9 Pie. The Pixel line of phones was, obviously, the...
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Smartphone Users will Remove Pre-installed Apps if new Law Sails Through

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The European Union is preparing a draft legislation that will fundamentally change how we use smartphones.
Android 11

Road to Android 11: Progress So Far

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Android 11 is launching next month - September 8th. Google's latest mobile operating system will come packed with a bevvy of new features and...

All New Devices With Low RAM to Feature Android 11 Go Edition – Google

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Google will now require devices with low RAM launching later this year to come with Android 11 Go Edition. Android Go was launched in 2017...
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You Can Actually Live on an Android Smartphone Lacking Google’s Apps and Services. Here’s How I Did It:

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Huawei is in quite a pickle in regards to the smartphone market and generally in the telecom industry. Early last year, US President Donald...
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Android 10 Adoption Faster Than Any Previous Android Version

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Android 11 is lasted to launch on September 8th and Google is looking back at the progress Android 10 has made since launch last...
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Android 11 Set to Launch on September 8th

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Android 11 betas are already out and what most people anticipated is when the public launch is going to happen. Now we know. The betas...
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Microsoft Launcher Is Actually Pretty Good

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User customization has been the biggest draw to Google's Android among other key features that Apple's iOS doesn't offer. iOS 14 comes close but there's...
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OPPO F11 Pro Finally Gets Android 10 Update in Kenya

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Android 10 launched late last year and new devices started rolling with the new Google's mobile operating system pre-installed. Smartphone companies then started updating...
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EMUI 11 Set to Launch Next Month

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EMUI 10 and EMUI 10.1 has seen rolling out to Huawei devices for the past couple of months. Huawei is now slated to launch...
iOS 14

10 Features Apple Borrowed From Android for iOS 14

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Apple finally revealed iOS 14 yesterday at their online WWDC 2020 conference and there was an underlying theme in the presentation: We have seen...
Android Smartphones

Customize Your Android Phone With These Tips and Tricks

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The best thing about Android smartphones is the flexibility to customize and personalize the device according to your preferences. Apple's iOS is slowly catching up...
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This Distribution Chart Shows Disappointing Adoption Numbers for Android 10

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Google used to show distribution numbers for Android, its mobile operating system and how its various versions have been adopted by devices. The chart...
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Are Android Smartphone Manufacturers Being Forced to Advertise Support For Google’s Apps and Services?

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Is Google continuing its authoritarian rule on Android smartphone manufacturers? The tech giant recently required all new devices to launch with Android 10 already baked...
Vivo Y19

Tips to Make Your Android Phone Great Again

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Smartphone season is here with us with the local launch of midrange phones like the vivo Y19, Huawei's Nova 5T and the flagship Samsung's...
POCO X2

POCO X2 to Launch Next Week Featuring 64MP Camera and 120Hz Display

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POCO recently became an independent brand from Xiaomi and the first phone to be released under the new company will be the POCO X2,...
Facebook

Facebook OS is the Company’s Bet to Control the Future of its Devices

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Facebook really wants to get in the operating system business - remember the Facebook phones built by HTC such as the HTC First phone...
Zone Launcher

Zone Launcher Makes It Easier to Access Your Apps with One Swipe

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If you're on the lookout to experiment with new custom launchers for your Android device, then Zone Launcher is one to download. Android phones...
YouTube

YouTube Begins Testing New UI, Puts Comments Above ‘Up Next’ Recommendations

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Google has been experimenting on its YouTube Android app for a while now and most of its features eventually go live such as revamping...

Here’s Why You Should Strictly Download Apps from the Google Play Store

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Malware-ridden apps are everywhere and all of them are bad. You can get them from apps downloaded from the Google Play Store or if...

Android 9 Pie Installed on Nearly a Quarter of All Android Devices as Android 10 Launched

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Google has finally released the numbers showing distribution comparisons of its recent operating systems. One number that stands out is that Android 9 Pie...

[UPDATED] Best Android 10 Phones You Can Buy Right Now in Kenya

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Android 10 went official late August and there are very few devices that already ship with Android's latest operating system baked in such as...
WhatsApp

[UPDATE: It’s back.] WhatsApp For Android Mysteriously Vanishes From the PlayStore

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WhatsApp is one of the most popular apps on the PlayStore and it is used by billions of people worldwide. This is why this...
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Instagram Begins Testing Dark Mode on its Android App

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Dark mode is finally here for both Android 10 and iOS 13. Most apps have been quick to adopt this change but third party...

Google Confirms Huawei Mate 30 Won’t Launch with its Licensed Android Version or its Apps and Services

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If you were looking forward to purchasing the Huawei Mate 30, then this news will damp you down. Huawei's flagship phone for this year...
Android 10

The Next Version of Android is Simply Android 10

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We have been waiting for Android Q’s name to drop with an unabated breath. Google, which owns the mobile OS, has been branding its...

Google Removes 85 Adware-Infected Gaming, Camera and Photo Editing Apps from the Play Store

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The Google Play Store is the most popular and important app distribution platform on Android and its official nature makes threat actors publish innocent-looking...
WhatsApp

Fingerprint Unlock Comes to WhatsApp Beta for Android

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WhatsApp has been relatively slow to ship new features that its other rivals already pack such as dark mode. To be fair, WhatsApp for...

The Android Developer Community in Kenya Is Thriving: DroidconKe 2019 Proved It

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DroidconKe 2019 ended this past week. The two-day developer conference provided a forum for new, upcoming and expert developers to share their knowledge, learn...
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Facebook Begins Working on Dark Mode for its Android App

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The dark mode wave is still rising. Slack, Twitter, almost all Google apps and Reddit have some form of dark mode either for its...

Hackers Are Now Embedding Malicious Code on Apps That Come Pre-installed on New Phones

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The Play Store has been a haven for malicious apps for Android and Google is always on the lookout but now hackers are now...

Microsoft Outlook for Android Adds Suggested Replies

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Microsoft Outlook for Android has recently been getting updates - it will soon get dark mode but one feature that will make everyone happy...

Android and Apple Are Getting New Emojis to Celebrate World Emoji Day

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Today is World Emoji Day and to celebrate this day, both Android and Apple's iOS and macOS are sharing details on new emojis coming...

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