We are in the year of 5G, the operators have prepared the definitive deployment and even DTT will have to move to make room. Manufacturers already launch their first swords with this technology, but the reality is that not all 5G mobiles are the same, and some like those of the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G series They are the perfect example of those who stand out from the rest.
The smart phone sector is experiencing a revolution, probably one of the most important in all its history: design. Reducing it to the basics, we can talk about something as simple as ‘folding mobiles’, but the concept goes much further because this implies a change in the design, in the hardware components and, of course, also in the software. So, with the Samsung Galaxy Fold In hand, we have started to analyze how the main apps look in it: the revolution in terms of software.
One UI is the customization layer that is displayed on Android. And soon its version 2.0 will arrive that will run above Android 10, which we already started to see in the beta. We tell you all the news that is being confirmed for One UI 2.0.
Our smartphone goes everywhere with us, so it carries important information and of course it has its own value. By always going with us, it is obviously quite an exposed object. What do I do if my mobile has been stolen? Even if that has happened, all is not lost because we have tools to tracing on the device to find out its location. But above all, what we must do is report the theft of the mobile.
Given the huge fragmentation operating system Android, for users the issue of updates it is still a real problem. Google launches a new version, distributes it to manufacturers and they are the ones who, at their own pace, make it reach users, or not. But a recent analysis reveals which manufacturers are more update their mobiles and how long they take to do it. Something really revealing and interesting.
It is becoming more and more common to share a Wi-Fi key just by arriving at a place, and if you or your friend is already connected to Wi-Fi it is very frustrating not being able to share the key or Wi-Fi directly. That is why more and more manufacturers are putting the batteries in this aspect. Some manufacturers already incorporate a QR code to share Wi-Fi, Samsung is one of them. We tell you how to do it in your Galaxy S10 or other Samsung phones.
There are many brands that make mobile phones, that is not a mystery. But … Can they make mobiles like that without more? Or do they have to abide by some kind of rules? Obviously it has to adapt to the standards that Google, the company behind Android, sets. But the most important thing for the user is: How long are they required to update their phones? Now we will find out.
TWRP is, at the moment, the most important custom recovery that exists for Android mobile devices. Through it we can flash a custom ROM like LineageOS or introduce important modifications like Magisk on our smartphone. But for this, obviously, we have to have the bootloader unlocked and have one of the mobiles and models of device that are TWRP compliant.
Android Q is close to launch, but there is still some time to go. And while Google finalizes its development, there are manufacturers that have already launched a first list with the mobile who will receive the corresponding upgrade. And one of them, which is the one that concerns us, is Xiaomi. In fact, the Chinese brand has had the detail to also reveal in what date approximate will make the deployment of the update for each model.
The Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 + do not have notification led, but they do have specific lighting for illuminations taking advantage of the screen Edge. If we want, we can configure our mobile so that the outline of the screen lights up when a message arrives, for example, and we can personalize the effect of this animation to our liking. Both for its behavior and for its intensity and color.