Category: Android

Google Says Dark Mode Can Help Improve Battery Life on Android Devices

Google has finally confirmed that dark mode on Android phones uses less power and saves battery life. “Google revealed a bit of information on how your smartphone spends its battery life. They did this at this week’s Android Dev Summit, speaking to developers about what they can do in their apps to avoid consuming massive amounts […]

YouTube Driving Global Consumption of Music, Says IFPI

If you are listening to music, chances are you’re on YouTube. A music consumer report by the industry’s global body IFPI published on Tuesday found that 86 percent of us listen to music through on-demand streaming. And nearly half that time, 47 percent is spent on YouTube. Video as a whole accounted for 52 percent of […]

WhatsApp for Android Gets Picture-in-Picture Mode for Watching Instagram, YouTube, Facebook Videos In-App

WhatsApp introduced picture-in-picture video feature for iOS users earlier this year, and was reported to be working on a similar feature for Android users as well. Now, PiP support has finally arrived for Android users with beta version 2.18.301, allowing them to watch Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube videos in a small window within the messaging app itself. It essentially […]

Android Pie Yet to Open Account on Android Distribution Chart, Nougat Continues Its Domination in September

Android 9.0 Pie, the latest Android iteration that was released last month, is yet to become a part of the Android distribution dashboard. Google on Thursday posted new Android distribution numbers that suggest a stagnant growth of the software version that is so far available publicly for the Pixel devices and Essential Phone. Notably, the latest numbers aren’t showing any major differences […]