If you have a Nexus 7, now might be a good time to jump into your Play Store app and update Gmail. Google just updated “the application that time forgot,” and aside from the usual performance improvements and bug fixes, there is now better support for those of you with 7-inch tablets — as long as you’re running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and above. Also mentioned was the new Labels API for developers to take advantage of in 3rd-party applications. But seriously, what’s a girl gotta do to finally get some pinch-to-zoom in my emails?
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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.
After finding that the OnePlus 3 was terrible keeping apps in memory with its 6GB of RAM, the team at XDA Forums was able to find a fix that allows for more apps to be loaded in the background.
We got our hands all over the OnePlus 3 and were pleasantly surprised at the value the phone offers. We hate to say it, but this could be 2016’s flagship killer. Check out our hands-on and initial impressions, including all 5 Protective Cases and the Dash Charge car charger.
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.
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.”
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.