Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Nothing Ear (1) True Wireless Earbuds Are Official, The First Product From Carl Pei

Nothing, a new brand from OnePlus founder Carl Pei, has today officially launched the Nothing Ear (1) true wireless earbuds after months of anticipation.

Nothing Ear (1) features an in ear design, Active Noise Cancelation, Bluetooth 5.2, IPX4 water resistance, and a charging case with Qi compatible wireless charging and a USB-C port. Fast pairing is supported on Android devices only.

ANC uses three microphones on each earbud and can be set to maximum for loud environments, light for quieter environments, and there is also a transparency mode for hearing the sound around you. During calls, the microphones are used to cancel out background noise.

The Nothing Ear (1) earbuds offer 5.7 hours of battery life with ANC turned off, and 34 hours of battery life when used with the charging case, four hours for the buds and 24 hours with the case with ANC switched on.

Each earbud can be controlled with tap and gesture controls, which can be customized with the accompanying app, and also features EQ controls and Find my Earbud functions.

Source: Nothing

Monday, July 26, 2021

Android 12 Beta 3.1 Update Is Here, Bug Fixes In Tow

Google has just released a bug fixing update for the recent Android 12 Beta 3 release. The new version Android Beta 3.1 addresses a number of undefined stability issues while also fixing a few more specific problems that adventurous users and developers may have run into, including bootloops and memory trouble. The update started rolling out via OTA and is available via direct download (view the download link below).

Android 12 Beta 3.1 Release Notes

If you’re already running a Android Developer Preview or Beta build, you will automatically receive an over-the-air (OTA) update to Android 12 Beta 3.1.

This minor update to Android 12 Beta 3 includes stability improvements as well as the following fixes:

Fixed an issue that caused some devices to get stuck in a boot loop after restarting the device. (Issue #193789343)

Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the System UI to crash.

Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the Android low memory killer daemon (lmkd) to excessively kill processes.

For instructions on how to update to Android 12 Beta 3.1 you will want to checkout out this post. If you are a part of the Android Beta program, then you can simply check for it by going to Settings>System>System update.

Android 12 Beta 3.1 Downloads: Factory, OTA