The comments are open and ready!Yet another week has passed, and we're starting to get into the home stretch of 2017. At least in the smartphone world. But it's cool — this time of the year makes for some great weekends.
Weekends at the end of summer are awesome. The weather isn't quite as hot so it's a great time to get outside and breathe some fresh air. Maybe fire up the grill, or take a hike, or do any of those things it was just too hot to do a few weeks ago. Heck, even the fish start biting Read more [...]
Twitter Lite was released in March as a Progressive Web App. Not only was it a significant upgrade over the previous mobile Twitter site, but it included had almost all the functionality of the native app (including push notifications). In fact, it earned a spot in our best Twitter clients list a few months ago.
Now it looks like Twitter has packaged the web app into an Android application and published it on the Play Store. At the moment, it's only available for users in the Philippines, and Read more [...]
The industry trend toward bezel-less displays is bringing more favorable screen to body ratios to more smartphone users, and I think that's a great thing. But, some manufacturers are making controversial design compromises in order to achieve these smaller frames. We want to know what you think of the already notorious notches of the iPhone X and Essential Phone.
I would definitely fit into the AndroidPIT team!
What do you think?
Also known as a camera cutout, Read more [...]
One of Android Oreo's best features is Picture-in-Picture mode for phones and tablets. When you press the home button while playing media (on an app that supports PiP), the video collapses to a floating window that you can move around the screen. YouTube is one of the few apps that support this feature already, but it's only enabled if you pay for YouTube Red. Thankfully, there is a way to force PiP mode for any app that supports it, including YouTube and Google Maps.
This guide is slightly long Read more [...]
File this one under things finally working as described.
If you've ever mashed that "Check for update" button in your phone settings because you were waiting and ready for an update, you know disappointment. You might be disappointed less in the future, as the button now actually checks for an update when asks rather than check to see if you were slotted in to be updated that day.
Long-time Android developer and new master of update buttons Elliot Hughes took to Google+ today to explain the changes.
When Read more [...]