We only have one more day left of Google I/O 2012 and as the second day winds down to a close, I wanted to make sure you guys weren’t feeling left out. To better give you guys an idea of what you can expect, should you ever snag yourself one of those magical golden tickets, I shot this quick video of the 3rd floor of Moscone center. Better known as the Android floor, it’s decorated with Android vendors and developers showing off their wares as huge statues of our beloved Bug Droid decorate then entire floor. You know you really have an addiction when the first thing that enters your mind is how cool it would look to decorate your own home in a similar fashion. The rest of the world may not understand me, but you do… right? Check out my video for more.
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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?
If this latest rumor is to be believed, Qualcomm will no longer support devices powered by the Snapdragon 800 or 801 processor, meaning devices with these processors will not receive Android Nougat.
There’s a feature hiding inside of the recent Android 7.0 Nougat update that allows users to customize their navigation bar. Options include the ability to rearrange, adjust spacing, or add new buttons like a clipboard or keyboard keys. Yeah, it’s pretty flippin’ awesome.
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.
Samsung has just updated its ‘Good Lock’ application to include support for the Galaxy Note 7 and its iris scanner. The update also includes numerous annoying bug fixes that were submitted by the community.