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Google can’t release updates for older Huawei phones due to US trade restrictions

The US government imposed trade restrictions in May, 2019 that blocked US-based companies from doing business with Chinese electronics giant Huawei. Among other things, that means any Huawei smartphones that have launched since then have shipped without access to the Google Play Store and other Google services. But until recently, Google has still been able […]

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Huawei unveils Harmony OS for smart TVs, watches, and pretty much everything but phones (for now)

Shortly after the US government got into a fight with Chinese electronics giant Huawei, rumors started floating that the company would stop using Google’s Android software on its phones and switch to its own operating system. That’s not likely to happen anytime soon… but Huawei¬†has been developing its own operating system for the past few […]