We’ve seen the thing in retail store inventories, cellebrite systems, we’ve just gotten a look at the first snap-on cover, hell, Verizon’s even shown it on their own site and Android Central had a device of their own to look at. So where is this HTC Merge, Verizon? Why must you play this cruel game with our hearts? We hope you really were waiting to release it so you could make it a world phone with radios for your LTE network because nothing else explains why we’ve been hearing about the Merge for nearly four months now (since it first broke cover as the mysterious “ADR6325VW” on the Incredible’s USB cable.) But if you take too long, the “Incredible HD” is just going to steal all of its thunder. Yea, we know about that too. (You leak like a sieve.) Get on it!
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more_vertNote 7 investigation results
They originally thought the fault was in the battery, but using different caused the second recall. The results were originally planned to be revealed on the 23rd, but a Korean outlet is already reporting on the findings.
If you’ve been wondering which Samsung Galaxy devices will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat, there is now a full list which includes the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Tab S2, and more.
more_vertVerizon launches 5GB plan
Verizon has a new individual plan to offer folks who don’t need to gorge on data. Aptly named $55 for 5GB, the plan is as you’d assume: it offers a 5GB bucket of data, plus all the Unlimited Talk and Text you can handle.
A patent filing reveals a different design that Google may have been working on for the 2nd-generation Chromecast which was officially launched in 2015.
Samsung has seemingly halted the Android 7.0 Nougat for owners of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge due to bug issues that were present in the new software.
A new leak claims to show off the front display panels for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus.
A new Moto Mod looks to add more functionality to your Moto Z device with action shortcuts, as well as a touchpad surface that will interact with your smartphone.
more_vertNexus 6P + 5X Bluetooth issues fixed
If you’ve been running Android 7.1.1 on your Nexus 6P or 5X and having problems with Bluetooth on your phone when trying to pair it to your car, you’ll be glad to learn that problem has been fixed.
more_vertTrump gives up his Android phone
As Donald Trump prepares to be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States of America, he’s surely having to make many adjustments for his new life. One of those adjustments, apparently, is having to give up his personal smartphone.
more_vertTricks Android Users Should Know
Android is great for power users because there are so many things you can do. But if you’re a novice, there are a lot of features you might not know about.