Android P Developer Features You Should Know

It has becoming a March Celebration, Google releasing another early Developer Preview of the next major version of Android. For all the Android enthusiasts out there you can check out the Android P Developer Preview right now to take it for a test drive.

Let's take a glance of what these new awesome features are.

Support Notches

Looks like Android Manufacturers are following Apple's iPhone X notch idea. Bloomberg announced a while back that Android P would include support for the iPhone X style notches, looks like that announcement is now official.

Lockdown Mode

Android P now lets you temporarily disable biometric authentication and smart lock. You can momentarily prevent someone from forcing you to unlock your device using biometric methods. So the other person is required to enter PIN, pattern or password to unlock the device.

Autofil in browsers One limitation of Android Oreo's implementation of Autofill was its inability to work with the browsers.Other than that new Auto…

YouTube will disappear from the Amazon Fire TV and Echo Show as spat between Google and Amazon grows

Google and Amazon have been engaged in a skirmish a bit lately around the implementation of YouTube on the Echo Show.
A rare public spat in the technology industry escalated on Tuesday when Google said it would block its video streaming application YouTube from two Amazon devices and also criticized the online retailer for not selling Google hardware.
The video-streaming access fight has been going on for some time now. In September, Google blocked YouTube support for the Echo Show and at the time said Amazon's implementation "violates our terms of services, creating a broken user experience".

This was resolved in November for Echo Show users, when Amazon began directing users to the web version, a simple that left a lot to be desired.
"We've been trying to reach agreement with Amazon to give consumers access to each other's products and services. But Amazon doesn't carry Google products like Chromecast and Google Home, doesn't make Prime Video available…

Get SIX Months of Netflix free When You Purchase A New Pixelbook or Samsung Chromebook

Google's at it again with some exclusive rewards for owners of Pixelbook or Samsung Chromebook Pro and Plus. If you own a Pixelbook or a Samsung Chromebook Pro or Plus then Christmas came early for you guys.

If you check out their Chromebooks offer page, Google is currently offering 6 months worth of Netflix free!!!
Conditions do apply though, A $65.94 value, this will you get you the $10.99, two-screen tier of Netflix or you can apply for a package of your own choosing, However you cannot put it towards gift subscriptions. Redeeming the offer will give Chromebook owners HD videos and access to download on compatible devices.
The offer is for limited time only, so you must redeem it before or on 31st December so what are you waiting for? Go on ahead and enjoy some holiday entertainment cause you don't wanna waste all those massive Pixelbook storage for nothing huh?

Android O Google's next OS is here!!!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Say hello to Android O…
It’s almost exactly a year ago, that Google announced the developer preview of Android N and for the second year in a row, Google took the wraps off of a developer preview of the next significant version of Android, “Android O (Just Spitballing here, Android Oreo?)”.
Google isn’t yet telling everything that’s coming in O, and the large developer documentation is still on lockdown, but we do have a number of new features to go over.
As we all know, the first developer preview is not going to be that much stable. Google’s blog post mentions that ”it’s early days, there are still plenty of stabilization and performance work ahead of us. But it’s booting.”
The marquee feature is meant to address an eternal smartphone problem: battery life. Google’s blog posts says that Android O ”puts a big priority on improving a user’s battery life and the device’s interactive performance.” Google plans to do this by adding “automatic limits” to what apps can do …

Android Gmail's new feature now let's you send and request for money

As of now we can already reliably and safely share photos and files on the go with Gmail. Google announced on tuesday that Google wallet is now integrated with Gmail app for android, presenting an easy way for you to send and request money. This feature can be used to exchange money with anyone, even those who don't have a gmail address.

"Whether you're splitting a dinner-bill or planning a group trip, you now have a fee-free way to work out the details and settle up without ever leaving Gmail app on Android", Google product manager Sam Kansara wrote in a blog post.

Once you've received the latest update, you'll be able to send and request money within the gmail compose screen.

To send or request money in Gmail on android:
Open Gmail and tap the compose button in the bottom the right corner.Tap the paper clip button in the upper right corner.In the dropdown menu, Select Send money or Request money.Enter a dollar amount and hit continue.If you don't have a…

Samsung Galaxy S8 What we know so far...

After the major disappointment of Samsung's galaxy note 7, Samsung is all set to unwrap it's upcoming Galaxy S8, a new high-end flagship in their Galaxy S series.

Earlier this weekend we witnessed a Samsung-shaped hole in the new group of phones that we saw at Mobile World Congress. That's because Samsung didn't announce any new flagship devices.

Instead of that, they introduced a tablet and a two-in-one, and added on the disappointment by teasing with the video showing the launch of S8 event taking place March 29 in New York. Global launch of these devices will occur on April 21st.

According to recently leaked images which shows the smartphones in it's fullness. It is safe to say that Galaxy S8 might sport glass build, just like it's last two predecessors S6 and S7. Also might show some minimalist bezels. So much of the space might be taken up by the elegant display.
If the rumours are correct samsung will ditch the home button from the smartphone and also th…

Major 'Pokémon GO' update is finally here but it might not be awesome as you think!!!

Pokémon trainers around the world, this is a big moment in Pokémon history itself.

An update has been released to hit augmented reality game Pokémon GO. This game is only 3 weeks old and has started to receive it's biggest update yet.

The update 0.31.0 has started to roll out for both android and iOS. Now this update does bring some major improvements in the game. Should I call it improvements or declines I haven't decided it yet...

New updatelog looks like this:-

Update has allowed players to re-customize their avatars, even after creation...For those who loves to do gym battles, Damage Per Second (DPS) have been completely revived, will make battles even more exciting. Check out this new updated DPS section. Now let's talk about the most controversial modification in this game, that some of you might not like...
The "nearby" pane seems to have removed the 'steps' tracker which allows users to identify the nearby pokemons according to the number of steps.