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Huawei Mate 10 Pro reportedly receiving Android Pie in Europe

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Huawei is reportedly rolling out the Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 update to the Mate 10 Pro.The new Huawei update is apparently restricted to European users for now.Prominent EMUI additions include a fingerprint-enabled password manager and GPU Turbo 2.0. Huawei isn’t the fastest when it comes to system updates, but it looks like the company is stepping up with Android Pie. According to GetDroidTips, the Chinese colossus has pushed out a Pie-based update to the Mate 10 Pro.The update is bundled with the EMUI 9.0 Android skin and has the build number 9.0.0.108, the website claims. The OTA is reportedly being pushed out to Mate 10 Pro users in Europe, but will “soon” spread to other markets.EMUI 9.0 packs plenty of features, such as the Google Lens-inspired HiVision feature, GPU Turbo 2.0 for better performance in selected games, and a biometric-enabled password manager (seen below). The Chinese brand is also touting faster app launch speeds and smoother system performance with the new ski…

Target a six-figure salary with CAPM certification training

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Project management is a vital role in many industries, especially the tech world. Building software or a smartphone is complex work requiring many people. Someone needs to ensure it runs smoothly.For this reason project managers regularly command salaries around the $100,000 mark. The best part is that you don’t need a college degree to start either, you just need a good certification.There are a few different routes you can take to certification, and the Certified Associate in Project Management is one of best recognized globally. If you want to go from being a total beginner to ready to ace the CAPM certification exam, you only need to spend $19. That’s the cost of the Project Management (CAPM) Certification Training Bundle this week.This three-part online learning kit is specially curated to get you fully prepared for certification. It begins by introducing the fundamentals, such as the jargon and methodologies. It then walks you through estimations so that you’re ready to pass the…

This week in Android: Happy Birthday Google and Android!

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Happy birthday, dear Google and Android! Happy birthday to you! That’s right, this week sees two big birthdays: Google turns 20 and Android turns 10. Both are milestone birthdays as well which makes this a little bit more cool. Since our favorite company and OS had birthdays, we spent a lot of the week strolling down memory lane. For Google, we took a look at 20 top tips and tricks in all of Google’s services, straight from the horses’ mouths. Then we looked at some of the significant milestones that Google hit along its way to becoming one of the the biggest companies in the world. Then we turned our sights to Android and the first Android phone to hit the market.But we can’t be all Google all the time, so we looked at a lot of phones this week too. We went in depth with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9’sbattery and camera. We got a look at the new Xiaomi Mi 8. Is Pocophone the new OnePlus, and if so, what does that mean for the OnePlus 6? We’re also looking forward to Razer’s next gaming p…

Pocophone F1 international giveaway!

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Welcome to the Sunday giveaway, the place where we giveaway a new Android phone each and every Sunday.A big congratulations to the winner of last week’s Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus giveaway: Eliyahu W. from the U.S.A.!This week we are giving away a brand new Pocophone F1, courtesy of the AA Deals Store!The Adobe Creative Cloud is the gold standard when it comes to photo editing and design software. Right now, you can get the Complete Adobe Mastery Bundle, which contains eleven different learning kits, for only $39 (98% off). Don’t delay — this deal ends soon.Get this deal now! Nowadays, you can spend upwards of $1,000 on a smartphone. Or you can pay about a third of that and get the Pocophone F1.We’re not going to tell you this is the best phone on the market — it’s not. But for just $300, it offers many of the same specs that you’d normally only get with the highest-end phones. The Pocophone F1 comes with a Snapdragon 845 chipset, 6 or 8GB of RAM, up to 256GB of storage, and a big 4,000mAh…

Super Sunday: Unlocked 128GB Huawei Mate 10 Pro from just $499.99

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What do you look for in a smartphone? If it’s greatbattery life, camera, performance, or design, then the Huawei Mate 10 Pro is the phone for you.We labeled the Mate 10 Pro as the best Android smartphone of 2017 in our review, and we don’t throw terms like that around lightly.The specifications of this awesome device speak for themselves: 12MP and 20MP dual rear cameras, 128GB storage, and 6GB RAM to name but a few. Another game-changer is that the huge 4,000mAh battery can charge to around 85 to 90 percent in an hour.The Mate 10 Pro boasts a stunning design. A glass back, combined with a rear fingerprint sensor and near bezel-less front, make for a thing of beauty.Huawei Mate 10 Pro quick specs:Display: 6.0-inch Huawei FullView OLED, 2160 x 1080 resolution, 18:9 aspect ratioProcessor: Huawei Kirin 970 Octa-core CPUMemory: 128GB storage, 6GB RAMRear cameras: 20MP monochrome and 12MP RGB sensors with f/1.6 in both lensesFront camera: 8MP sensor with f/2.0 apertureBattery: 4,000mAh with…

15 best puzzle games for Android

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Puzzle games used to be a simple genre with a simple idea. You solve puzzles for time killing enjoyment. However, the genre ballooned in a big way on mobile. In fact, it’s one of the most popular genres on the entire platform. It started with simple viral games like 2048 and evolved into genuinely enjoyable experiences like Monument Valley and Telltale Games titles (until they went under). These days, you can find some seriously good puzzle games on Android. Gone are the days of super simple mechanics and graphics with goofy ideas. Some of these games are actually fairly intense and complex with stories and even really good graphics. This list changes almost entirely every year and 2018 was no different. Here are the best puzzle games for Android.Here are some more great mobile games to tease your brain! 15 best board games for Android 15 best strategy games for Android All That Remains: Part 1Price:$2.49 DOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAY All That Remains: Part 1 is an escape puzzle game. Players w…

5 best SEGA Genesis emulators, SEGA Mega Drive emulators, and SEGA CD emulators for Android

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One of gaming’s first big rivalries was between the SEGA Genesis and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). We know that Nintendo ultimately won the rivalry, but plenty of people still enjoyed the Genesis and there were plenty of great games for the system. If you’re aching for some nostalgia and the Genesis is your flavor of choice, we think you’ll enjoy the best SEGA Genesis emulators for Android! Please note that most of these should work with Mega Drive games and a few even work with SEGA CD, SEGA Mark III, and the SEGA Master System. SEGA is also bringing old classics directly to Android with no SEGA emulator needed. Some titles already out include Crazy Taxi, Sonic the Hedgehog, Virtua Tennis, Phantasy Star II, Beyond Oasis, and several others. You can find a list of available SEGA Forever games here!Here are some more excellent emulators to check out! 15 best emulators for Android 13 best Android emulators for PC and Mac of 2018 ClassicBoyPrice:Free / $3.99 DOWNLOAD ON GO…

10 best background and wallpaper apps for Android

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Finding great wallpapers and backgrounds for your Android device isn’t all that difficult. There are a ton of apps out there that can do the task. On top of that, a simple Google image search can also show you some unique options. The trick is finding the apps that work best for you and finding the kind of stuff you want to see. Let’s take a quick look at the best backgrounds and wallpaper apps for Android! We also recommend the official NASA app for some excellent space wallpapers.Here are some more wallpaper apps lists you might find useful! 10 best sources for HD Android wallpapers and QHD Android wallpapers 10 best live wallpaper apps for Android Backgrounds HDPrice:Free DOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAY Backgrounds HD is one of the older and more popular wallpaper apps. It boasts a massive inventory of wallpapers and backgrounds organized into 30 categories. The app also features Material Design, favorites, downloading, and it can set wallpapers within the app. The huge inventory means that so…