Tag: Android

Spotify is bringing back its Android home screen widget

Spotify says it’s bringing back a popular Android home screen playback widget it had quietly phased out last month. The user outcry was strong enough to convince the company to bring it back, and a Spotify manager confirmed in the community forums that the widget would be arriving in a future update. The company first explained the reasoning

OnePlus TV will run ‘optimized’ Android TV software

Following the news that OnePlus will release its first TV this September in India, company CEO Pete Lau has shared additional information about the platform in an interview with Gadgets 360. Most notably, thanks to a partnership with Amazon, he said the OnePlus TV would cost less than competing sets from Samsung and Sony, but warned it wouldn’t be

Google severs Huawei access to Android software

US tech giant Google said on Sunday it was pulling Huawei’s license to use its mobile phone operating system Android, forcing the Chinese company to rely on an open source version of the software. New Huawei smartphones will no longer have access to services such as Gmail, maps and YouTube as well as security updates.

Chrome 70 Brings Sign-in, PWA Improvements for Desktop; Downloads Menu, New Search Widget for Android

Google has rolled out Chrome 70 for Windows, Linux, Mac, and Android users. The new version, as expected, brings some changes to the controversial new sign-in process, improves support for progressive web apps (PWAs) on Windows, and includes stricter HTTP warnings as well. Furthermore, Chrome 70 for Android brings a Material Theme-based search widget, a