The US Commerce Department has temporarily lifted the ban on American businesses working with Huawei – allowing software updates to continue on Huawei phones.
The license rolls back the restrictions from the goverment and will allow Google to continue working with Huawei, allowing the Chinese brand to keep using Android in the same manner as before until August 19, according to Reuters.
We've contacted Huawei for comment, but the brand did not immediately respond to TechRadar's request.
While this is good news for Huawei, the temporary rescinding of the ban really only allows the brand more time to prepare for the launch of its next handsets and develop the Android Q update for its current smartphones.
Given we're not expecting the next flagship phone, the Huawei Mate 30, until later in the year, this lifting doesn't relieve fears that the brand will struggle without having full access to the Android operating system.… Read the full article