One of the last manufacturers we thought we’d ever hear of working directly with Google on an Android 2.2 device is Huawei. According to the Wall Street Journal, that’s exactly what’s been going down and we should be seeing the fruits of all that labor unveiled this Thursday at IFA in Germany. We couldn’t extract any other details from WSJ’s report, but we only have two days before this and other exciting Android-based products get their official unveiling. Even if Huawei hasn’t made a history for themselves with quality or high-end handsets, I’m excited to see what they can do taking a serious shot at going beyond manufacturing devices strictly for carrier rebranding.
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more_vertReview: OnePlus 3 battery life
We’ll admit, we weren’t too excited to hear that the OnePlus 3 was coming equipped with a modest 3,000mAh battery. But after using the phone for the better part of a week now — the results speak for themselves. See how many hours we been receiving in our OnePlus 3 battery life review.
If you’re a parent wanting to keep your smartphone-using kids safe, there’s an Android app which will limit what apps they can use on the phone, track their location history and even block specific phone numbers from calling or texting the device.
We can not see what the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 looks like from practically every angle imaginable thanks to a new 3D render of the phone put together by Techconfigurations.
The Motorola Moto Z has gotten a lot of attention recently due to its unique design and Moto Mod addons. While I’ve been a huge fan of the modular phone concept, the Motorola Moto Z doesn’t really excite me.
more_vertPeter Chou leaves HTC
HTC has announced that Peter Chou is longer employed at HTC and has not worked for the company since September of 2015. He is currently an executive director at Digital Domain – a digital production company that’s behind most of the top-grossing Hollywood movies.
Rumors of HTC building not one, but two Nexus devices for Google this year are starting to sound a little more real. After learning possible codenames, specs for the 5-inch HTC Nexus have allegedly leaked.
OnePlus is working is releasing an update for the onePlsu 3 which will improve the color accuracy of the display and tweak the phone’s RAM management. For now, the update is only heading to review units, but OnePlus will be releasing it to consumers “a bit later on.”
more_vertVideo: OnePlus 3 after RAM fix
The OnePlus 3 was put back through the original speed test that showcased its memory management issues, but this time it was with the crowd-made “fix” that was made. How well does it perform afterward?
You feel OnePlus cut corners with the OnePlus 3? Carl Pei doesn’t like that, and — in my opinion — he’s got every right to be upset.