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Huawei nova 6

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Huawei nova 6 is Candybar, Touchscreen Android Smartphone from Huawei which runs on Android OS, v10.0. Huawei nova 6 is available in Black, Blue, Orange, other colors colors. Huawei nova 6 has 6.4 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display.Additional features of Huawei nova 6 are Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. Huawei nova 6 has 3G, WIFI, Bluetooth, Infrared Port, GPS connectivity options on board.
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Honor V30

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Honor V30 is Candybar, Touchscreen Android Smartphone from Honor which runs on Android OS, v10.0. Honor V30 is available in Blue, Orange, other colors colors. Honor V30 has 6.4 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display.Additional features of Honor V30 are Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. Honor V30 has 3G, WIFI, Bluetooth, Infrared Port, GPS connectivity options on board.
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Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

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The Stable channel is being updated to 78.0.3904.106 (Platform version: 12499.66.0) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes and security updates. Changes can be viewed here. Systems will be receiving updates over the next several days.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using 'Report an issue...' in the Chrome menu (3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the browser).
Daniel Gagnon
Google ChromeOS
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Unifying Background Task Scheduling on Android

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Posted by Caren Chang, Developer Programs Engineer, @calren24Android users care a lot about the battery life on their phones. In particular, how your app schedules deferrable background tasks play an important role in battery life. To help you build more battery-friendly apps, we introduced WorkManager as the unified solution for all deferrable background processing needs.Starting November 1, 2020, we are unifying deferrable background tasks on Android around WorkManager, and GCMNetworkManager will be deprecated and no longer supported.Why WorkManager
The WorkManager API incorporates the features of Firebase Job Dispatcher (FJD) and GcmNetworkManager solutions, providing a consistent job scheduling service back to API level 14 while being conscious of battery life. For example, if your app needs to send log files up to the server, it would be more efficient to wait until the device is both charging and connected to WiFi. In this case, WorkManager will ensure that the sync will execute …

Hey Google, play me the news

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Podcasting and digital audio are booming, but in many ways the audio web is like the text web of the 1990s. When newspapers first came online, their early sites were hard to navigate and search, didn't link stories together and often published stories on the web after they went to print. Audio is similar today. It's an evocative, powerful, massively popular and convenient medium—but because the digital experience has lagged, it's difficult to find things, especially timely, relevant stories that are meaningful to you.  At Google, we saw an opportunity to help move digital audio forward by focusing on audio news. By analyzing what's being said within a given audio file, we can apply our understanding around what text articles are about, how news stories evolve, how topics link together and what might be most relevant to a particular user's interests.  Today, we're introducing Your News Update, a smarter way to listen to the news hosted by the Google Assistant. You…

Hey Google, play me the news

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Podcasting and digital audio are booming, but in many ways the audio web is like the text web of the 1990s. When newspapers first came online, their early sites were hard to navigate and search, didn't link stories together and often published stories on the web after they went to print. Audio is similar today. It's an evocative, powerful, massively popular and convenient medium—but because the digital experience has lagged, it's difficult to find things, especially timely, relevant stories that are meaningful to you.  At Google, we saw an opportunity to help move digital audio forward by focusing on audio news. By analyzing what's being said within a given audio file, we can apply our understanding around what text articles are about, how news stories evolve, how topics link together and what might be most relevant to a particular user's interests.  Today, we're introducing Your News Update, a smarter way to listen to the news hosted by the Google Assistant. You…

Stadia launches today

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There is a moment in every gamer's life when they experience something unforgettable.  Whether it's the time they first beat the final boss in their favorite game, were mesmerized by the unfolding story in a brand-new franchise, or watched an up-and-coming YouTube streamer entertain them with a game they've never even heard of… those moments are magical.  
We're now on the cusp of a similarly memorable moment. Starting today, playing games on your TV in 4K without a console, streaming games to a Chrome browser on a simple laptop, or enjoying the biggest games ever made on your phone is a reality. It seems impossible until you experience it. Stadia Founder's Edition starts arriving today, making the world's best games available to players everywhere without a dedicated console or expensive PC. Stadia will continue to add features and updates in the coming weeks and months, as well as more games. Twenty-six titles are coming this year, with many, many more in devel…

AI is bringing back balance to Japanese workers

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The "Japanese economic miracle" is a term used to describe the fast-paced growth that Japan saw in the second half of the 20th century. Along with the rise to the world's second-largest economy came a strong mentality for success, and much like other advanced economies, that left a side effect: work-life imbalance, resulting in an overworked population. Japanese entrepreneur Miku Hirano founded her startup, Cinnamon, to address this challenge to help relieve the burden on the Japanese worker. Using artificial intelligence, Cinnamon removes repetitive tasks from office workers' daily responsibilities, allowing more work to get done faster by fewer people. Cinnamon recently participated in Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator Japan. We asked Miku to reflect on her path from becoming an entrepreneur and the challenges she faces in her work.  When did you realize you wanted to make an impact on Japanese workers? I founded my first startup when I was a student in 2006, …

Samsung hits 2-year high DRAM market share in Q3, bumps up revenue

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Although overall sales in the DRAM market have declined – particularly in the first half of the year – and Samsung Electronics could lose its top spot in the semiconductor business to Intel by the end of 2019, the company still managed to increase its DRAM market share throughout Q3 2019, according to a recent report by The Korea Herald citing DRAMeXchange.The so-called NAND flash and DRAM boom ended a few quarters ago and sales continued to drop, putting Samsung, the world's largest DRAM manufacturer, in a difficult position. But interestingly enough, DRAMeXchange claims that overall DRAM revenues have stopped declining throughout the July-September period, and apparently, Samsung managed to increase revenue by 5%.Samsung's DRAM market share hits a 2-year highNot only was Samsung able to see a bump in revenue, but the company also hit a 2-year high in DRAM market share, accounting for 46.1% of shipments, claims the report. The source attributes Samsung's success to relati…

Samsung Galaxy Match helps you pick the right phone on Black Friday

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Samsung Brazil has launched a dedicated webpage for Black Friday called Galaxy Match, designed to help prospective buyers determine which Galaxy smartphone model would best suit their needs.The online interactive tool lets you answer five questions about what you expect out of your Galaxy device, and then shows a recommendation based on your criteria.Not sure which smartphone to buy on Black Friday? Galaxy Match might helpAre you a power user or a more casual one? Do you like smaller or larger screens, and how much battery do you need throughout the day? Once you answer these questions and determine a price range, Samsung Brazil's Galaxy Match webpage will reveal a Galaxy device that should fulfill your needs, at least in theory.We don't expect the interactive tool to be perfect and results might vary from one user to another, but it is a good place to start if you're unsure about your next purchase. At the very least, it might give you a few interesting ideas, even if you…

Samsung could lose top spot in semiconductor business to Intel this year

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It's been a tough year for Samsung's semiconductor business as DRAM and NAND flash sales have slowed down. A couple of months ago, analysts were predicting Samsung's Q3 2019 operating profits to fall by 60%, and now, according to new bits of information passed along by The Korea Herald, Samsung might relinquish its number one spot to Intel by the end of the year.Intel's computer chip business to propel the company at the topCiting IC Insights, the recent report states that the memory market will record a 34% decline by the end of 2019. This doesn't affect only Samsung, but rather the entire segment. The memory business enjoyed a two-year boom but the party is coming to an end. As DRAM and NAND flash sales continue to decline, Intel is now expected to regain 1st place in the semiconductor segment thanks to its healthy computer chip business.Intel has been the world's largest chipmaker for 24 years before Samsung picked up the pace during the DRAM boom and dethro…

How do I find out what model my Samsung phone is?

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You may never have paid much attention to Samsung phone model numbers but it doesn't hurt to know the one for your device. Knowing the exact model number of your Samsung phone can come in handy when looking to get support for the device. It's also useful in keeping track of the firmware updates that are sent out for your phone.This is especially useful for those who are new to the brand. They should definitely learn how to tell which Samsung Galaxy phone they have. There are multiple ways to do this. Fortunately, the procedure is simple enough.How do I find out what model my Samsung phone is?You can easily find out what model number a Samsung phone is just by flipping it around. Samsung mentions it at the very bottom on the back. It's positioned underneath where it reads "Designed & Engineered by Samsung." In case you don't know how to identify it, the model number will always begin with "SM-". As you can see in this image of the Galaxy Note 10+…

Daily Deal: 13% off Samsung Wireless Charging Dock for Galaxy/Gear smartwatches

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We have brought you plenty of deals on smartwatches, but what about those cute little wireless charging cradles that you require to charge those smartwatches? As with every mobile device, you get only one charger in the box when you buy a smartwatch, and you can't really plug them into any charger with a USB cable like you can plug in a smartphone. That means it can be handy to have an extra charger for your watch so you don't have to carry a single charger everywhere, and if you're looking to pick up an additional charger, there's a 13% discount on Samsung's wireless charging dock that should interest you.This dock can charge any Samsung smartwatch, including the Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, Gear Sport, Galaxy Watch Active, and Galaxy Watch Active 2. It's an official accessory and is, therefore, safe to use. Go ahead and hit the Buy Now button to get one for yourself before the deal expires.The post Daily Deal: 13% off Samsung Wireless Charging Dock for Galaxy/Gear …

Samsung hopes to emulate Apple success in the services business

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With stagnating hardware sales and declining profit margins, Samsung is reportedly looking at services as a growth avenue. The Korean company apparently hopes to emulate Apple's $50bn-a-year success in the services business in the coming years. The news comes from a report in The Financial Times, which quotes an unnamed senior executive at the Samsung campus in Suwon, South Korea."Now we are at the stage where we are trying to package these major software investments into meaningful customer experiences," the executive told the publication, talking about the company's investment in software in recent years. The source didn't provide any concrete details about the planned services but said that new technologies like IoT, AI, 5G, etc. will open up opportunities for the company to build a viable services business.The Korean company has never reported any revenue from services so far, while Apple generated a whopping $12.5bn in revenue in the last quarter from its se…

Galaxy Note 10 One UI 2.0 beta program no longer open for registrations

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It was revealed a few days back that Samsung would stop taking registrations for the Galaxy S10 One UI 2.0 beta program starting this week, and the company has now stopped taking registrations for the Galaxy Note 10 beta as well. Samsung's beta team revealed this in the Samsung Community forums in Korea, just a day after both the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy S10 received newAndroid 10 beta updates.Is this a sign that the stable Android 10 release is almost ready? Well, it's most certainly a sign that Samsung has tested the new software enough that it doesn't need more beta participants. But just how quickly the stable update will arrive depends on whether the latest beta builds available for both the S10 and Note 10 lineups are free of problems.Samsung could continue releasing more beta updates to those who have already joined the One UI 2.0 beta program, but there's no way to tell unless the company makes an official announcement. All we know is that Samsung is hoping to…

Galaxy S8 to get Android 10 update after all?

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Samsung's customer care reps are doing it again and raising hopes that a Galaxy flagship may actually end up getting a third major Android OS upgrade. A disgruntled Galaxy S8 owner reached out to Samsung customer care to ask why their phone will not be getting updated to Android 10 and was told that the Android 10 update is planned for the device.The customer rep did not provide any further info, and given the poor track record Samsung's customer care has had over the years in matters like these, it's hard to believe the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will get Android 10. Of course, it would be awesome if it did, but there's a much higher chance of this being a false alarm. Providing the Galaxy S8 and S8+ with a third Android version upgrade would also open a can of worms for Samsung, as owners of other Galaxy devices would start demanding that they receive the Android 10 update as well.Again, it would be great if Samsung finally ends its tradition of only providing its devices wit…

A new home for Japan’s startups

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Japan has always been a nation of forward thinkers. From the bullet train and the walkman to the lithium ion battery, Japanese ideas have shaped the modern world—and now a new generation of Japanese entrepreneurs is carrying on that legacy, building businesses around technology like artificial intelligence and machine learning.  
To support these talented founders as they grow and scale globally, we're opening the doors on a Google for Startups Campus in Tokyo. Joining a worldwide network with locations from London to São Paulo to Seoul, it's a platform for Japanese startups to develop their ideas, access Google resources, and build connections with like-minded entrepreneurs.  
We've been supporting Japanese startups for some time now: Cinnamon uses AI to help businesses work more efficiently and Lily MedTech is working on a device that could better detect breast cancer at an early stage. The new Campus means we're better able to help many more founders as they take thei…

Galaxy A8 (2018), A8+, J6+, A30, and more get November update

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More and more Galaxy smartphones are being updated with the November 2019 security patch as we move towards the end of the month. Samsung has recently released an update for the Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018), Galaxy J6+, Galaxy J8, Galaxy A30, and Galaxy A20e with the latest security fixes onboard. The updates are rolling out in different markets for each device and may not be made available in every market a device is sold in, which is standard fare for security updates.Also, all the devices mentioned above are only getting the latest security fixes with their respective updates. No new features are included, not even for newer phones like the Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A10e. However, security updates are an important part of owning an Android device, so you should grab the latest update as soon as you can. You can check if it's available on your phone by opening the Settings app, navigating to Software update, and tapping Download and install. Alternatively, you can visit our f…

Samsung shares tidbits on how it went about designing the Galaxy Fold

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Samsung's first foldable device may only have arrived in retail shelves this year, but it has been cooking in the oven for quite a few years. The Galaxy Fold is one complex and beautiful piece of machinery that makes foldable displays a reality, and Samsung has now published a post titled 'From Concept to Creation: Designing the Galaxy Fold' that takes us through some of the design choices and the thought process behind the Fold.Nearly 1000 prototypes were tested before Galaxy Fold design was finalizedSamsung says that it studied how people fold and unfold various things, such as books and wallets, in their day-to-day life to finalize the form factor of the Galaxy Fold. Its design team also "constructed over 1,000 prototypes using a wide array of materials, including foam board and various fabrics" before settling for the in-folding design, which is, in our opinion, a lot more sensible than a foldable display that folds outwards. The main display was chosen to be…

Update brings Galaxy Watch Active 2 features to Watch Active and Galaxy Watch

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Samsung has released a major update that brings many Galaxy Watch Active 2 features to the Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Watch Active. Perhaps the most notable feature that is included in the update is the virtual touch bezel, which was introduced on the Galaxy Watch Active 2 as a substitute for the physical rotating bezel that has been a part of Samsung's smartwatches for a few years now. The virtual bezel is now available on the Galaxy Watch Active and will allow users to navigate through the user interface by swiping around the edges of the screen.Touch bezel for Galaxy Watch Active 2, improved Bixby for Galaxy Watch, and moreThe Galaxy Watch, meanwhile, is getting an updated version of Bixby that was released for the Galaxy Watch Active a few months ago. Galaxy Watch owners will be able to fire up workout routines and control smart devices in their home. Both the Watch and Watch Active also get the My Style feature, which allows you to take a photo of your outfit and then customize …

Early Galaxy A11 details show that it will ship with Android 10

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Samsung is gearing up to refresh its entire Galaxy A series for 2020. The company shook up the entire series this year with multiple models that were packed with tech and priced competitively. We should expect a similar strategy for 2020.We have received some early details for one of the devices. It's going to have model number SM-A115 and may be branded as the Galaxy A11. Even though it will be the cheapest model in the lineup, it's still going to ship with Android 10.Galaxy A11 to come with Android 10 out of the boxSamsung filed trademarks for the 2020 Galaxy A series with the EUIPO four months ago. The filing secured monikers from "A11" and "A21" going all the way up to "A91." It's safe to assume that these are the names that Samsung is going to assign the upcoming series of its affordable devices. They will be successors of existing devices like the Galaxy A10 (SM-A105), Galaxy A20 (SM-A205), so on and so forth.As per the information we ha…

Chrome for Android Update

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Hi, everyone! We've just released Chrome 78 (78.0.3904.108) for Android: it'll become available on Google Play over the next few weeks.

This release contains the following features, as well as stability and performance improvements:
Dark theme for Chrome menus, settings, and surfaces. Find it in Settings > Themes.You can see a full list of the changes in the Git log. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Krishna Govind
Google Chrome
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New! Learn advanced skills for developing Android apps in Kotlin

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Posted by Aleks HaeckyAdvanced Android in Kotlin, developed by Google together with Udacity, is our newly-released, free, self-paced online course. In this course expert instructors from the Android team at Google will introduce you to some of the advanced features you can build into your Android apps.This course is intended for developers who have mastered the basics of building an Android app in Kotlin, and want to dive deeper into advanced functionality. To benefit most from this course, you need skills equivalent to what's taught in our Android Fundamentals Udacity or codelab courses.Advanced Android in Kotlin teaches you about notifications, graphics and animations on Android, using third-party authentication for login, and how to add maps to your apps. Learn how to create custom views that can look like anything you want, draw to a canvas, and have eye-catching animations. And, most importantly, you will learn how to properly test your apps!Here is a sample of apps you will …

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

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The stable channel has been updated to 78.0.3904.108 for Windows, Mac, and Linux,which will roll out over the coming days/weeks.

A list of all changes is available in thelog. Interested in switching release channels?Find out how.If you find a new issue, please let us know byfiling a bug.Thecommunity help forumis also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.


Srinivas Sista
Google Chrome
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