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Android, Operating System

Android Oreo release date, compatibility and features

October 3, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

Android Oreo is the official name of the next version of Google‚Äôs mega-popular mobile operating system that’s available now for select devices. In terms of feature highlights, Oreo focuses on speed and efficiency. For many phones updated to Android 8.0, […]


News and Press

Essential Phone now certified for Verizon network

October 3, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

Essential has confirmed that the Essential Phone is now compatible with Verizon. This means that you should have no problem activating your Essential Phone in a Verizon store. The Essential Phone has included support for Verizon‚Äôs network since its launch, […]


News and Press

How much stock do you put in smartphone leaks?

October 2, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

This year has not been particularly kind to Apple when it comes to leaks. Not too long ago, an accident led to the release of the firmware tied to the company’s upcoming smart speaker, the HomePod, and that revealed quite […]


Android, News and Press, Operating System

Google tightens grip on Android hardware with HTC deal

September 21, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Google is buying its way back into the smartphone business, almost four years after selling its stake in Motorola Mobility to Lenovo. It’s a sign that Google is committed to tighter integration between the Android operating system and specialized smartphone […]


Applications, iOS, Phones

If Face ID ‚Äėfails to impress‚Äô, Apple may need to make under-display Touch ID work for 2018 iPhones

September 20, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Has Apple permanently shifted to a three-iPhone release strategy or will this year‚Äôs X/8/8 Plus lineup prove to be a one-time thing? Are all of Cupertino‚Äôs 2018 mobile hardware upgrades slated to receive OLED screens with super-slim bezels? Most importantly, […]


iOS, Operating System

Will facial recognition replace fingerprint scanning?

September 14, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

One of the biggest announcements to come from yesterday‚Äôs Apple event was the reveal of the iPhone X, which was actually the third iPhone Apple announced yesterday in case you missed it. iPhone X was without question the showstopper of […]


Gadgets, Products

The Apple TV 4K skates to where the puck was

September 14, 2017

Via: TechHive

Among everything Apple announced at its press conference this week, the Apple TV 4K was the only one lacking a killer hook. The new streaming box‚Äôs most noteworthy features are support for 4K HDR video‚ÄĒalready table stakes in other high-end […]


Android, Operating System

Android One phone coming to the U.S.?

September 11, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

Is the U.S. a developing market, or has Google expanded its distribution plans for its¬†Android¬†One line? You might recall that when¬†Google initially announced Android One at Google I/O in June 2014, the phones were entry level models designed for¬†smartphone¬†hungry markets […]


iPhone, Products

The gold iPhone X might be extremely hard to find at launch, according to analyst

September 11, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

Tomorrow,¬†September 12,¬†Apple¬†will (likely) announce three brand new¬†iPhone¬†models, probably including an¬†iPhone X¬†– the company’s very first¬†handset¬†to sport an OLED display.¬†Apple¬†fans (and maybe not only) are certainly excited about this¬†iPhone¬†X, especially since it’s supposed to be the only one among the new […]


News and Press

Google’s news-bringing Feed is now available globally

September 8, 2017

Via: Mashable

Google Feed ‚ÄĒ a feature that brings news depending on your search history and other online habits, right there in Google’s search app ‚ÄĒ is now available internationally. The feature originally¬†launched¬†in the U.S. in July, but users around the globe […]