T-Mobile Removes Ads from Android Notification Bar
T-Mobile has responded to customer complaints about advertisements that were pushed to the notification screen of their Android smartphones. "During a recent software update, a message to promote T-Mobile's free VIP Zone was mistakenly sent to certain customers and appeared on the notification bar for some Android devices," said T-Mobile in a statement sent to TMoNews. "After T-Mobile was made aware of this mistake, the company stopped the notifications. T-Mobile apologizes for the inconvenience this may have caused customers."
First Look: What's New In Android O
Google this week released the first public beta of Android O, the next version of its core mobile platform. Android O has a handful of interesting new features, including picture-in-picture, notification dots, autofill for app logins, easy text selection, and much more.
Latest Build of Android Messages Adds 'Mark As Read' Tool
Google has pushed out a minor update to the Android Messages application and given it a useful new feature. Now, users can opt to mark messages as read directly from the notification shade.
Skype for Android Adds Media Bar
Skype today pushed out a small update to its Android app that puts a media bar in the message composition tool. This way, explains Skype, users can more easily insert media such as photos or video into their conversations.
OnePlus Says Android 7 Nougat Headed to 3 and 3T
OnePlus today began to distribute OxygenOS 4.0 to the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones. OxygenOS 4.0 is based on Android 7 Nougat and includes revised notifications and settings menu designs; support for multi-window view; notification direct replies; expanded Shelf customization tools; and more options for the status bar icon.
One Could Only Imagine.