Google releases Android Q Beta 5 with updated gestural navigation

Google plans to release Android Q in the third quarter of the year, and the company is one step closer today thanks to the launch of Android Q Beta 5, which also happens to be the first official “release candidate” build. Update: Google had temporarily paused the rollout after receiving reports of installation problems. Update […]

Android 10 includes dark theme, gesture navigation, and more

Google rolled out the first beta of Android Q earlier this year, but the company has now confirmed that the next version of its smartphone operating system will be called Android 10 when it launches later this year. On-device machine learning Among other things, Android 10 will include native support for 5G cellular connectivity and […]

Lilbits 360: Apple and Qualcomm call off their lawsuits

Apple and Qualcomm have announced a new six-year license agreement that starts this month, a multi-year chipset supply agreement, and end to all litigation between the two companies. That’s… a little surprising, quite honestly. The companies have been fighting over patents for years, with the latest court case getting underway just this week. Update: OK, […]

Google releases Android Q beta for all Pixel smartphones

The next major version of Android brings native support for foldable devices, new privacy features, additional features for enterprise users, and a new “sharing shortcuts” API that should make it easier to share content from one app using another. Android Q won’t be finalized until sometime this fall, but if you have a Google Pixel […]