Sony Dropping Theme Support For Xperia Xz3

Sony Dropping Theme Support For Xperia XZ3

Since most flagship Android smartphones tend to sport similar hardware, what Android manufacturers have done to differentiate themselves is by introducing proprietary software features to tempt customers to buy their device instead of a competitor’s. In Sony’s case, one of the features that they introduced was Xperia Themes.

Google Ends Support For Android's 'nearby Notifications'

Google Ends Support For Android's 'Nearby Notifications'

One of the features of Android, for better or worse, is the Nearby Notifications feature. Basically the idea is that it will notify Android users of events, apps, and other happenings that might be near them, such as free WiFi, guides in museums, and so on. This might be handy for some users, but it seems that for the most part most Android users don’t seem to use it all that much, leading to Google to end support for it.

Pixel 3 In Japan To Get Exclusive Cases With Ar Support

Pixel 3 In Japan To Get Exclusive Cases With AR Support

Phone cases are pretty straightforward and for the most part they’re meant to protect our phones from getting scratched, and in many cases they’re also used to show off a bit of our own personality based on the style of the case and design that we’ve chosen. However in Japan, Google is trying to make a case more than just a case.

Abe: Japan Will Support Myanmar's Democratization

Abe: Japan will support Myanmar's democratization

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan will support efforts to promote democracy in Myanmar.

Abe made the comment in a meeting with Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in Tokyo on Tuesday. She is in Japan for the Mekong-Japan Summit which involves Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.

Google Testing Manual Google Drive Backup Support For Android

Google Testing Manual Google Drive Backup Support For Android

Say what you will about Apple’s iOS system and its services, but if there is one area that Apple excels in, it would be its iCloud system which does a fantastic and seamless job of backing up user data to the cloud, syncing it, and restoring it when the user buys a new device. Thankfully for Android users, it seems like Google is testing something similar for Android 9.0 Pie.

Google Chrome Will No Longer Support Android Jelly Bean

Google Chrome WIll No Longer Support Android Jelly Bean

While Android devices tend to be a bit slow when it comes to receiving updates, to the credit of Android developers, they tend to support apps for a pretty long time and across multiple versions of Android. Unfortunately there is a limit to just how many versions an app can support, and for Chrome users, it looks like Android Jelly Bean will no longer be supported.

Chrome For Android Will No Longer Support Jelly Bean

Chrome For Android Will No Longer Support Jelly Bean

Google released Android Jelly Bean almost six years ago. The platform has come a very long way since then. It’s now the oldest version of Android that’s still getting Chrome updates but that is set to change soon. A new commit spotted by developers over at XDA reveals that Chrome may soon end support for Jelly Bean.

Tourism Support For Disaster-hit Areas In Hokkaido

Tourism support for disaster-hit areas in Hokkaido

The Japanese government has decided on financial and other support measures for tourism and other industries in disaster-hit areas of Hokkaido.

The number of foreign travelers has been declining since the areas suffered damage this month from Typhoon Jebi and a quake with the highest intensity on the Japanese scale of zero to 7.

Toyota Might Finally Support Android Auto

Toyota Might Finally Support Android Auto

Many car manufacturers have added support for both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Toyota is one of the few manufacturers that haven’t opened up to Google’s in-car platform as yet even though it does support Apple CarPlay. Google may soon get some love from Toyota as a new report mentions that the Japanese auto giant will finally add support for Android Auto.

Google Brings Daydream Vr Support To All Android Apps

Google Brings Daydream VR Support To All Android Apps

Google continues to take steps to further promote its Daydream virtual reality platform. The company has now announced that it’s adding the ability to open any smartphone Android app on a Daydream VR device. This will allow users to open their favorite apps and games in virtual reality.

Govt. To Support Reviving Hokkaido Tourism

Govt. to support reviving Hokkaido tourism

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told a delegation from the tourism industry in the northern prefecture of Hokkaido that the government will do all it can to support them in the wake of a powerful earthquake.

Abe met 9 members from a group of women managers of hotels and inns on Friday.

Not All Nintendo Switch Games Will Support Cloud Saves

Not All Nintendo Switch Games Will Support Cloud Saves

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One of the selling points of the Nintendo Switch Online service is that it lets users save game data to the cloud. This means that should anything with their consoles go wrong and needs replacing, players will be able to download their cloud saves and pick up where they left off, simple as that.