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  • Google Nearby Sharing Is Going To Be Better Than AirDrop

    Now, normally, we wouldn't come to the conclusion that it is coming to other operating systems, just because it appeared in Chrome OS. However, under the description for the flag, it says, "Enables Nearby Sharing for sharing content between devices. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS". So that means it is coming to other operating systems. Likely done through Chrome, as that would be the most logical thing for Google to do. It's also the software that it has control over on all of these operating systems.

  • Android’s AirDrop, Nearby Sharing, shows signs of debuting on Windows, Mac, and Chrome OS
  • Android’s Nearby Share file-sharing feature may support Chrome OS, Windows, macOS, and Linux thanks to Google Chrome

    Apple’s ecosystem is very cohesive and one of the best examples of that is AirDrop. The feature makes it super simple to share files across Apple devices without needing anyone to install a third-party app. On the Android side, things are a lot messier. While OnePlus, Realme, Black Shark, Meizu, OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi have joined together on a file transfer alliance, other OEMs like Sony, LG, and Motorola don’t have their own built-in solutions. And then there’s Samsung and Huawei with their own file-sharing solutions. Fortunately, we know that Google is working on its own file-sharing service that will likely work on most Android smartphones with Google apps. There’s now evidence that Google’s solution will also support sharing files to PCs running Chrome OS, Windows, macOS, or Linux as well.

Getting a 3-inch Smartphone in 2020? You can with Unihertz Jelly

  • Getting a 3-inch Smartphone in 2020? You can with Unihertz Jelly 2 (Crowdfunding)

    Most smartphones have 5″ or larger displays these days as it’s just more convenient to read emails, browse the web, or play games, than the smaller displays we had ten years ago.

    But some people may still prefer smaller smartphones that are lighter and really fit into any pockets. Those are just pretty hard to find, luckily some companies such as Unihertz are filling the needs for this niche market. Two years ago, the company introduced the Unihertz Atom smartphone with a 2.4″ display, and earlier this year launched Atom XL 4″ smartphone, but the company is now preparing to launch a new crowdfunding campaign for Jelly 2 smartphone powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 processor and equipped with a 3-inch display.

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