Tag Archives: Beta

WhatsApp Video Calling feature spotted in Android Beta update

The WhatsApp beta for Android replace (v2.16.eighty) thru the Google Play beta trying out program displays the voice calling function, but, it isn’t always practical yet. To remember, the fb-owned messaging carrier had rolled out voice calling a phased manner, to start with the use of an invite-primarily based system before extra extensively rolling it out throughout cellphone platforms. We ... Read More »

Twitter Testing Completely Revamped Android App in Beta

Micro-blogging website Twitter is testing a new design for an Android app version to make it more user-friendly and easy to navigate. Several people using Twitter’s alpha and beta apps have begun seeing a design that places Twitter’sfour core areas main feed, Moments, notifications, and direct messages as large tabs across the top of the screen, The Verge reported on ... Read More »

Android N Beta Program Could Soon Expand to Non-Nexus Devices

The Android N Developer Preview released last month was Google’s way to offer developers a look at the new features of the upcoming Android build. The company also allowed only Nexus users to sign-up through the Android Beta Program that allowed them to test the new version, and receive new builds as OTA updates. (Also see: Android N Features: What’s ... Read More »

Blackberry Kicks Off Priv Android Marshmallow Beta Program

BlackBerry had last year confirmed that the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its Priv smartphone should start rolling out “sometime in the new year.” The Canadian company has kicked off first Android Marshmallow beta program where it is invitingBlackBerry Priv owners to sign up to participate in the Beta Zone program and contribute to testing Android 6.0 on the handset. ... Read More »

Android N Beta Program OTA ‘Soft Bricking’ Some Nexus Devices; Fix Available

Google last week released the Android N Developer Preview earlier than expected offering developers a look at the new features of the upcoming Android build. The Mountain View giant also announced Android Beta Program which will allow users to test the new version, and receive new builds as an OTA update. Some Nexus users are reporting that after trying to ... Read More »

Google Announces Android Beta Program, Here’s How to Opt In

Google took everyone by surprise on Wednesday when it announced the early release of Android N preview for developers (and enthusiasts). Along with that, the Mountain View-based company also announced Android Beta Program, which aims to help users test the latest version of its mobile operating system, and receive new builds as an over-the-air update. The Mountain View-based company typically ... Read More »

WhatsApp Launches Android Beta Testing Program on Google Play

WhatsApp for years has been releasing new version of the app via its website as well as signed APK files before the release hits the Google Play store. This allowed WhatsApp to make required changes as well as fix bugs, if any, in the app ahead of a broader availability. One of the biggest disadvantages of the process was the ... Read More »