The operating system could launch as early as this fall.
What you need to know
The Pixel 3a that was released a couple weeks ago is one of the hottest Android phones in town. It’s a Pixel phone priced at $399 that delivers Google’s advanced camera tech that’s available on the more expensive phones — at least, almost the same camera experience. But, as we’ve told you before, the Pixel 3a is still a mid-range phone that shouldn’t be compared to premium devices like the latest iPhones or the OnePlus 7 Pro that was released this past Friday. The Pixel 3a lacks the hardware to match those phones, but also the build quality. Some users have started to notice that the Pixel 3a phones aren’t quite up to snuff, and it might turn out to be a serious [...]
What the ban means for Huawei — and more importantly, its customers
Huawei’s ongoing difficulties with the U.S. government have blown up into a major international news story, with Google pulling the Chinese company’s Android license — and there are huge implications for the future of Huawei’s smartphone business.
For anyone that loves the group call features in Google Duo, you’ll be pleased hear that the limit has now been raised from four to eight concurrent video callers, offering the potential for even bigger group video chats.