Netflix will make characters’ voices clearer on Android

1611587863 Netflix will make characters voices clearer on Android

Netflix continues to improve its streaming platform on mobile devices. The company recently started releasing the new xHE-AAC codec for smartphones and tablets running Android 9.0 or higher. The novelty promises to bring “studio audio” to the platform, as it manages to optimize quality depending on the internet connection used for streaming. The codec also … Read more

Android phones devalue 2x more than iPhones in the 1st year

1611262848 Android phones devalue 2x more than iPhones in the 1st

After the first year of use, Android phones lose 2x more value than iPhones, according to a report by BankMyCell, website that tracks smartphone exchange prices. With data referring to 2020, the document reveals that top-of-the-line cell phones depreciate 33.62%, against 16.70% of Apple models. Considering this proportion, if the user has used an Android … Read more

Google finds serious security flaw in Qualcomm chips

1608142004 Google finds serious security flaw in Qualcomm chips

Google found yet another major security breach in the technology market, this time in Qualcomm products. The company’s security initiative called Project Zero has exposed a dangerous vulnerability in Qualcomm’s Adreno GPUs, which has already been fixed by the manufacturer. Fast problem resolution is also good news for Google. Since the flaw was present in … Read more

Huawei officially transitions from Android to HarmonyOS

1608122048 Huawei officially transitions from Android to HarmonyOS

Chinese manufacturer Huawei officially started the transition from the Android mobile operating system to the internally developed platform, HarmonyOS 2.0. According to the website XDA Developers, registration for developers wishing to participate in the platform’s Beta phases has started. The idea is to add partners willing to develop exclusive applications or port services and tools … Read more