Building Uber Eats on Android

January 2018 marks the two-year anniversary of the Uber Eats app on Android. With this in mind, software engineer Hilary Karls reflects on her team’s experience launching this app in 2016 and discusses how their commitment to “building a codebase you can live in” resulted in one of Uber’s most successful products. Shipping an app probably is not the first thing that comes to mind … Continue reading Building Uber Eats on Android

The LG X4 Plus is made official with a MIL-STD rating and LG Pay

While LG scrambles to reboot its flagship program, the company has announced a new mid-range device in Korea with the LG X4 Plus. At first glance, the device may not appear to be all that special, but it has some nifty tricks up its sleeves. Starting off with the specs, the X4 Plus has a 5.3-inch display with a 720p resolution and a standard 16:9 … Continue reading The LG X4 Plus is made official with a MIL-STD rating and LG Pay

Gboard v6.9 prepares Smart Replies to messenger notifications, deeper Bitmoji integration, and more [APK Teardown]

Yesterday brought us a new version of Gboard, bumping the version number up to 6.9. There’s not much in the way of changes that you’ll see right away, but there is now a semi-hidden feature that will tell you about changes when they happen. However, a deeper look into the APK does reveal plans to add a feature that provides suggested responses to go with … Continue reading Gboard v6.9 prepares Smart Replies to messenger notifications, deeper Bitmoji integration, and more [APK Teardown]

Meizu’s New M6S Phone: Price, Release Date, And Specs : Tech : Tech Times

Synaptics demos new biometric technology for smartphone authentication Meizu announced its newest phone called the M6S. Here’s everything you need to know, including M6s phone price, release date, and specs.  ( Meizu’s Twitter Account ) There’s been plenty of rumors and a ton of leaked images that have surfaced online showing off on Meizu’s new M6S phone. Months after speculation, the Chinese company has officially unveiled … Continue reading Meizu’s New M6S Phone: Price, Release Date, And Specs : Tech : Tech Times

LG is planning longer release cycles, and that’s a good thing

Anyone looking back knows that the innovation cycle for smartphones used to be just six months. Today, we usually see an update once a year, and only a few manufacturers (Sony and OnePlus, for example) renew their lineup in the same segment twice a year. LG had always presented a new G series smartphone in the Spring and continued on to push a new V series model … Continue reading LG is planning longer release cycles, and that’s a good thing