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Huawei is trademarking its mobile OS, Hongmeng, in several countries following Android ban

When things are going your way, it still helps to have a backup plan. That seem to be Huawei's attitude to the ongoing China-America trade wars, which have wound up with the Chinese company on the so-called Entity List. And now that Plan B is looking more and more like a thing, the company has begun trademarking its Hongmeng mobile operating system around the world. 

iOS 13: Everything we know about Apple’s upcoming mobile OS so far

This year at WWDC we’ll likely see Apple announce its latest software, iOS 13 for its mobile lineup. Here’s what we know so far.

Huawei has a backup operating system, in case it loses access to Android, Windows

Huawei has long been rumoured to have its own mobile operating system in reserve, rumours that reach back to 2012. There's also apparently an OS waiting for the company's computer products

Beta yourself: Android Pie

Using Google’s latest mobile OS is as easy as pie when you know where all the best bits are – Stuff reveals the tastiest slices, so you can get more from your phone. Find your way Try gestural navigation: Android 9 Pie retains the traditional navigation buttons (back, home, overview) but only by default. We recommend swapping them out for the new gestural system. In Settings, head to System then G...[Read More]

Phone makers will now have to pay for pre-installed Google apps

The excitement of buying a new phone is slightly diluted, because you kinda already know what you’re gonna get. And if it’s an Android you know it’ll have some kind of Android OS, a bunch of bloatware you won’t use, and a range of Google apps. Sometimes just Search and Gmail, but sometimes you get the whole shabang, from All and Analytics, to Street View and Translate. That’s because for years Goo...[Read More]

Get downloading – Apple iOS 9.3 available today

Ready for some brand new features for your phone? Apple just announced that iOS 9.3 will be available to download today. Right on cue, mid-way through the “Let us loop you in” event in Cupertino, iPhone and iPad owners got the nod to start tapping software update and clearing some storage space to make room for the download. The update has been in beta for months, but the full release ...[Read More]

BlackBerry reported to be working on an Android smartphone

If BlackBerry makes an Android phone, is it a BlackBerry or is it an Android? That’s the sort of question we might have to answer soon, as reports claim that the Canadian smartphone outfit is considering outfitting an upcoming device with the Android OS. Reuters, citing sources that asked not to be named, reports that such a decision would be calculated to help BlackBerry focus on other matt...[Read More]

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