Huawei has begun the public testing of Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) and HMS Core applications, which is a big step towards the release of complete HMS services and applications as well as replacement of Google Mobile Services (GMS).
HMS is a set of applications and services developed by Huawei for its device ecosystem, such services include Huawei ID (Account), Payment services, Message Notification, Virtual Wallet, Security Verification and more.
The HMS Core Test is an application package of 6 HMS basic service apps containing:
- Game (Game app)
- Fido&Safety (Authentication Service)
- Purchase (In-App Purchase)
- Identity (User Identity Verification Service)
- Scan (Unified Code Scanning Service)
- ML (Machine Learning Service)
These services will be installed in the background and a shortcut/placeholder icons will appear to allow users to select which app they want to install and test. To install application users need to click on the icon of the app and the system will launch a prompt to confirm the installation.
In addition to these test applications, Huawei yet to introduce its other HMS powered apps – Maps, locations services, IoT support and more.
For your information, the HMS Core Kit grants developers access to 24 HMS Core kits, 55 services, and 997 APIs. Such as In-app purchases (IAP), Account Login and Game services, Push notifications, Analytics, Monetization, Maps, Location and more.
Notably, the Huawei Mobile Services version is “18.104.22.168” while the stable version still runs on 22.214.171.1241, clearly shows a complete version Jump and improvements that have been made in the whole system applications ecosystem.
On the other hand, Huawei Mobile Services pre-installs applications including the following:
- Huawei AppGallery
- Huawei Browser
- Huawei Mobile Cloud
- Huawei Themes
- Huawei Music
- Huawei Video
- Huawei Reader
- Huawei Assistant and more
At the moment, the test above is available only for the Chinese consumers and Huawei has not announced the official date to launch the suite of HMS application but an executive from the company just revealed that Huawei Mobile Services and HMS System Apps will be available by the end of 2019.
For more details about Huawei Mobile Services and HMS Core kit, please visit this dedicated article linked below:
A bunch of new features under testing for Petal Search app
Petal Search is a Huawei Search Engine and an important app that doesn’t only come with a powerful combination of services but also a whole new range of features directly on your device. Search and download, simple as that. However, Huawei continues to improve this app and planning to bring more features to make it more competitive.
According to our information, Huawei has begun testing a bunch of new features for the Petal Search app and it’s associated with version number 126.96.36.1990. This version brings improvements for Petal Go, Newsfeed, travel optimizations, nearby search, and add other options.
Here are the latest features that come with Petal Search 188.8.131.520
- Petal Go-Follow your favorite teams and leagues straight from Petal Go.
- Petal Go-Tell us how we’re doing-you can now rate the responses you receive from your smart assistant.
- Petal Go-New fun and games-just think of a celebrity or character, and Petal Go will guess who it is.
- News Feed-Find coverage of more events in the Sports section, and check lottery results in the Finance section.
- News-Further customize your app by adding, removing, and rearranging news categories.
- News Feed-An improved Ul design makes cards appear neat er and more consistent.
- Travel-An improved home screen makes it easier to find hotels and flights. You’ll also find new images of popular cities, sights, and destinations.
- Follow EXPO 2020 and find out everything you need to know about tickets, pavilions, souvenirs, and more.
- Nearby-Find out what’s happening in your area with updates on local events, festivals, and more.
- Image searches have been improved with a new launch screen featuring trending content and recommendations.
- You can now remove icons from the app’s home screen by touching and holding them. 12. A new sharing option allows you to quickly share files with nearby devices.
These features are currently under testing and may take some time to complete the testing schedule followed by the stable rollout.
Over 2 million consumers visited Huawei store on the return of Meng Wanzhou
On September 25, Huawei‘s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Meng Wanzhou finally landed in China. However, there is a report that over 2 million consumers across the country jumped into Huawei’s Tmall store to buy Huawei products to support Huawei.
May consumers left a message to the consumer service at the Huawei store for Meng when placing an order: “Welcome Meng Wanzhoud home, Huawei, come on!” Thereafter, Huawei has been trending on the hot search tab.
Huawei Meng Wanzhou:
Huawei CFO landed in China since her arrest at Vancouver Airport in Canada. A Chinese statement media reported that Meng Wanzhou will have also to take pandemic prevention requirements and participate in a 14+7 day quarantine.
Huawei CFO lands China after 1028 days of detention in Canada
Huawei Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Meng Wanzhou has finally landed in China, carried on a Chinese government-chartered plane at an airport in Shenzhen after 1028 of detention in Canada. A Chinese ambassador and Huawei staff welcome the CFO back to her homeland.
This isn’t a simple welcome, it was made heroic by the Airport’s tower management and announced on the radio a message for Ms. Meng:
“The motherland will always be your strongest support. Ms. Meng Wanzhou welcomes you back!”
This is the first time when Huawei CFO landed in China since her arrest at Vancouver Airport in Canada. A Chinese statement media reported that Meng Wanzhou will have also to take pandemic prevention requirements and participate in a 14+7 day quarantine.
China’s foreign ministry statement:
“Facts have already fully proved that this is an incident of political persecution against Chinese citizens, with the purpose of suppressing China’s high-tech enterprises. The accusation of Ms. Meng Wanzhou’s so-called “fraud” is purely fabricated. The actions of the United States and Canada are typical arbitrary detentions.” said China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying.
The story continues as meng also delivered a returning keynote on her return after a long time to the people. She said the long wait in an overseas country is full of struggle and suffering. On the other hand, now the temperature of her hometown is making her unspeakable.
“Motherland i am back” said Meng
On December 1, 2028, Canadian police detained Huawei CFO while she was transiting at an airport in Vancouver, Canada. Subsequently, the Canadian Ministry of Justice held a press conference to announce the news of Meng Wanzhou’s arrest.
In March 2019, Canada approved Meng Wanzhou’s extradition order to the United States. Since then, Huawei has sued the Canadian government for the arrest of Meng Wanzhou.
On May 27, 2020, the Supreme Court of British Columbia ruled that the Meng Wanzhou case met the double criminality principle of extradition requirements and decided not to release.
On August 18, 2021, the trial of Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case in the British Columbia High Court was all concluded, and the judge did not immediately announce the verdict. The judge decided to hold a meeting on October 21 and agreed to announce the date of the verdict.
On September 25, 2021, after a deal with the U.S. regarding the latest settlement on the case, Meng Wanzhou left Canada on a chartered plane by the Chinese government and reached her homeland.