While the original Epic 4G never saw a truly stable release of CyanogenMod 7, the Epic CM team are making a lot of great progress with CyanogenMod 9. The Android 4.0-based ROM brings a stock Android offering for those who’d rather not deal with TouchWiz. An “alpha 0” build was posted yesterday and it looks pretty good for its stats. The list of bugs and things not working is quite long but none of them are experiencing-breaking features. Take a look at the full list here. If all of that looks fine to you and you want to give it a shot just to see what’s on the way, grab the download links here. Take a look at a video review of this alpha above.
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It seems that some users are experiencing some screen separation issues with their brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s.
If you recently updated to Android 7.0 Nougat, you may have noticed the absence of a little feature called Night Mode. Don’t worry, it’s still there and can be re-enabled using this simple app.
Yesterday, an update to Pokemon Go introduced a new appraisal feature. If you were wondering how each appraisal phrase translated into IV percentages, wonder no more with this handy cheat sheet.
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The Hangouts app has had a lot of big updates over the years. Most recently, it received the ability to record and share videos. But nothing can compare to the monumental update that is rolling out right now.
We’ve seen the LG V20 leaked in a handful of generic 3D renders, but today we’re getting a look at what could be an official press render nestled inside a clear rugged case.
more_vertGalaxy Note 7 Review
Last year, many considered the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to be a disappointment. It wasn’t a clear upgrade from the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. This year, Samsung isn’t taking any chances. They’ve thrown everything but the kitchen sink into the Note. Does a list of features longer than some books make for a great device?
Android 7.0 Nougat is being released today for Nexus devices. In case you’re wondering how hard you’ll be waiting in anticipation for the update to eventually make its way to your non-Nexus device, here is the official changelog for the now final version of Nougat.
In case anyone is wondering exactly what’s been changed on the emoji side of things between Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Android 7.0 Nougat, here’s a detailed look at what’s new, what’s changed, and what’s staying the same.
OnePlus has published a video to its YouTube channel teasing a new product that the company will be unveiling on August 25th.
more_vertVerizon changes to the Note 7
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is available on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon, which makes it easy to see the differences between the four models. There are always random changes, but this year Verizon has gone above and beyond.