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Motorola Rolls Out Android 9 Pie To Update its ‘One Power’ Smartphone

Motorola's online-exclusive "One Power" smartphone was launched in September and released in October as the company's first Android One device in India

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Motorola updates its 'One Power' smartphone with Android 9 Pie. (Wikimedia Commons)

Lenovo-owned Chinese smartphone company Motorola on Friday announced that it has started rolling out the Android 9 Pie software over-the-air (OTA) update to its “One Power” smartphone, replacing Android Oreo.

Android 9 Pie was officially released in August and was initially made available on Google Pixel and OnePlus 6 devices.

Android 9 Pie update is bringing “Motorola One Power” users longer and improved battery life, an entirely new user interface (UI) with redesigned “Quick Settings” and a revamped split-screen option, the company said in a statement.

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Android 9 Pie was officially released in August and was initially made available on Google Pixel and OnePlus 6 devices. Wikimedia commons

The update comes with intuitive navigation, simplified volume controls, improved “Do Not Disturb” mode and an easier mechanism to manage notifications along with support for dual SIM dual VoLTE and better low-light imaging.

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Motorola’s online-exclusive “One Power” smartphone was launched in September and released in October as the company’s first Android One device in India. It is available on Flipkart for Rs 15,999. (IANS)

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Google Rolling Out Chrome 72 With Bug Fixes, Newer Features

With Chrome 72, Google has optimised the browser for touchscreen devices in tablet mode and added app shortcuts for Android apps that are now searchable in the launcher, the company wrote in a blog post on Saturday. 

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Systems would be receiving the updates over the next several days, the post noted. Pixabay

Google is rolling out the new update for its search browser, Chrome 72, with bug fixes, security updates and newer features like external storage access for Android apps including microSD cards and USB drives along with Picture in Picture (PiP) mode for Chrome sites.

With Chrome 72, Google has optimised the browser for touchscreen devices in tablet mode and added app shortcuts for Android apps that are now searchable in the launcher, the company wrote in a blog post on Saturday.

“Users can find an app shortcut by long pressing or right-clicking on an Android app,” the post said.

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The update also features a page about touch-gestures in Chrome’s built-in screen reader — ChromeVox — tutorial.
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The update also brings Google Assistant and Android 9 Pie to more Chromebooks after a short testing period on the ‘Pixel Slate’ device.

The update also features a page about touch-gestures in Chrome’s built-in screen reader — ChromeVox — tutorial.

“Within the screen reader, we have added a setting in the ChromeVox options page that would read anything under the mouse cursor,” the post added.

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Additionally, Chrome 72 would allow files saved via Backup and Sync on Google Drive to be available in the Files app under the My Drive/Computers menu option.

Systems would be receiving the updates over the next several days, the post noted. (IANS)