While Chromebooks offer support for an impressive range of touchpad gestures, there is one in particular that is absent. Pinch-to-zoom functionality has never been implemented on Chrome OS, but now it appears that Google is planning to add support for the feature.
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There will be a relatively quick turnaround for the LG V30, with the smartphone set to go on sale a month after its official launch. The phablet is due to be presented by the company on 31 August in Berlin, before becoming available to buy globally on 28 September.
Adobe has released a heavily-revised edition of Lightroom for Android. While the new version does not offer much in terms of additional functionality, it will significantly change the way that the app is used.
For many months now Chromecast households have been plagued with notifications on their devices, whenever someone on the same network uses the media streaming dongle. The idea behind the feature was to allow multiple users easy control of a Chromecast, although many were left frustrated.
The Samsung Chromebook Plus and Samsung Chromebook Pro have generated a fair amount of excitement in 2017. But with the South Korean company not selling laptops in Europe, consumers on the continent have been left without easy access to either machine.
The CEO of HMD Global has resigned, with Arto Nummela leaving the Finnish company with immediate effect. The resignation comes at a busy time for HMD, which owns the rights to Nokia phones.
Fans of RuneScape are in for a treat with news that the popular MMORPG is to be released for mobile devices. Initially Old School RuneScape will be made available, with the retro title released for both smartphones and tablets.
Nokia’s Android smartphone are only on sale in a limited number of European countries, and even in those markets where the handsets can be bought, the full range is not available. However, recently there has been some progress, with further releases and announcements of new release dates.
Owners of the HTC U11 should be given access to Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant within the days. Alexa was always a planned inclusion on the U11, although was not available at the time of the device’s launch.
Recently we have seen Nokia’s new line of Android handsets go on sale in the United States, but the devices have been more difficult to obtain through much of Europe. That is now starting to change, with the Nokia 3 available to buy in the United Kingdom.