• How to Stop the Low Battery Warning Sound & Notification in Android 9.0 Pie

    2 monthes ago - By Wonder How To

    I don't know about you, but nothing is more annoying than when my phone hits 15% and I'm nowhere near a charger. Not just because I know my phone will die soon, but until I reach a charger, I have to deal with the annoying low battery notification and LED light. Well, with Android 9.0 Pie, we finally can escape this.
    With Android 9.0 Pie, Google is expanding Notification Channels, first introduced in Android 8.0 Oreo. Not only are they pushing all new apps and updates to target Oreo, forcing more apps to adopt the feature, but they are expanding Notification Channels to work with...
    Read more ...

     

  • How to Get Digital Wellbeing in Android 9.0 Pie on Your Pixel

    How to Get Digital Wellbeing in Android 9.0 Pie on Your Pixel

    2 monthes ago - By Wonder How To

    With the release of Android 9.0 Pie, Google's focusing on digital health. Digital Wellbeing is a new set of features designed to help you curb your own smartphone addiction. Starting now, the beta version is available, and Google's looking for testers.
    Although Android 9.0 Pie is officially available for Pixel smartphones, these new Digital Wellbeing features aren't included out of the box. App Timers, Dashboard, Do Not Disturb, and Wind Down (which collectively are called Digital Wellbeing) are currently available for testing, but require a few steps beforehand.
    Sign Up for the Beta...
    Read more ...

     

  • The Hidden Flappy Bird Game Is Still There in Android 9.0 Pie - Here's How to Unlock It

    The Hidden Flappy Bird Game Is Still There in Android 9.0 Pie - Here's How to Unlock It

    2 monthes ago - By Wonder How To

    The famous Flappy Bird game is still around in Android 9.0 Pie. First introduced in 5.0 Lollipop, the game was originally the version number easter egg for the new Android update. But after Android Marshmallow, Google began to hide it from its usual location, and Pie continues this tradition.
    Just like Nougat and Oreo, the hidden game is the Android 6.0 Marshmallow version, which used marshmallow-shaped barriers. While it might be a bit dated, it's still a fun time-waster that doesn't need an internet connection, and it's a nice little secret to share with your... more
    Read more ...

     

  • Pixel 3 Might Use Android 9.0 Pie's Gesture Navigation By Default

    Pixel 3 Might Use Android 9.0 Pie's Gesture Navigation By Default

    2 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    For a long time, Google's Nexus devices were essentially Android phones that came with vanilla Android installed. However over the years, Google has modified this approach where their Pixel phones come with features that are exclusive to them and not all Android devices, at least not at the start. Now with the upcoming Pixel 3 , we might have learnt about some new features that will be making its way to the handset. This is according to a recent interview that Google's EK Chung did with Android Central , where he hinted at one possible feature: gesture-based navigation enabled by default...
    Read more ...

     

  • Android 9.0 Pie Update Now Available For The Essential Phone

    2 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    The problem with non-Pixel smartphones is that they are usually slow when it comes to receiving Android updates, especially major ones. However in the case of the Essential Phone , it seems that the folks at Essential wasted no time because shortly after Google announced the release of Android 9.0 Pie , Essential made the update available for their flagship handset. According to Essential , “We're proud to announce that Android 9 Pie is now available on Essential Phone! Your experience with Essential Phone is important to us. And that's why our team worked so hard to make sure you got the...
    Read more ...