Did you not have time to follow the news yesterday? Here is what marked Wednesday March 24: Google explains the problems of Webview, Qualcomm would prepare a competitor to the Nintendo Switch and Amazfit launches a watch with 18 days of autonomy. To not miss any news, consider subscribing to the Frandroid newsletter.
WebView: Google explains the crash of millions of Android smartphones
The night from Monday to Tuesday was marked by many problems for Android smartphone users, with applications no longer functioning properly. After correcting the problem, Google explained the problems experienced by WebView. The firm thus indicated that an update of this component was not stable, preventing the operation of many applications. Finally, version 89.0.4389.105 fixed the problem.
Qualcomm would prepare an overpowered rival for the Nintendo Switch
Qualcomm is increasingly seeking to diversify. After smartphones, connected watches, headphones or laptops, the chipmaker would work on a game console project. Preview by a source from the Android Police site, the prototype currently under construction would be a console equipped with Android 12 smartphone-like, but with controllers on each side. What reminds the operation of the Nintendo Switch. On the screen side, it would be necessary to count on a Full HD + panel of 6.56 inches while the console would be equipped with a 6000 mAh battery.
Amazfit T-Rex Pro: 18 days of autonomy for this watch for adventurers
Amazfit this week unveiled a new connected watch intended for hikers, trekkers and other backpackers, the Amazfit T-Rex Pro. Particularity of this model, it has an autonomy announced up to 18 days by the manufacturer. Even with the GPS on at all times, the watch is said to last for up to 40 hours. The Amazfit T-Rex Pro can also boast of monitoring heart rate, blood oxygen saturation or sleep level. The watch is already available at a price of 170 euros.