Google’s ARCore SDK is out of preview, now any developer can publish AR apps to the Play Store

February 24th, 2018   decode  Android 7.1   No Comments »

Following a long preview period which started last August when it was initially announced, Google’s ARCore SDK has now finally reached version 1.0. It’s thus out of preview and allows any developer to create AR-infused 

Google Lens expands to all Android and iOS devices through Google Photos, flagships get it in Assistant too

February 23rd, 2018   decode  Android 7.1   No Comments »

Google Lens became available for the Pixels last year, and it’s now following in the footsteps of the Google Assistant – namely, a period of exclusivity for the company’s own smartphones is followed by a 

Google Assistant goes global this year, becomes multilingual, integrates deeper with your phone and carrier

February 23rd, 2018   decode  Android 7.1   No Comments »

The fact that Google has planned a big expansion for its Assistant in 2018 was first revealed last week. Back then the number of supported languages was said to be 25 by the end of 

Sony may launch three new devices at the MWC – two XZ2 phones and a surprise

February 23rd, 2018   decode  Android 7.1   No Comments »

The rumor mill has been pretty clear that we’ll see the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact at the MWC stage. But it seems that there will be a surprise third entry. Sony Mobile’s 

Energizer phone with mammoth 16,000mAh battery powers up in a teaser video

February 23rd, 2018   decode  Android 7.1   No Comments »

It takes a while to lift the veil off a 16,000mAh battery – but it will be worth the wait. Yesterday, we saw the bottom bezel of the Energizer Power Max P16K Pro, now we