Anyone waiting on a solid chance to upgrade to the Sprint Galaxy Nexus should look Amazon’s way. They’re offering the phone $50 cheaper than it’s on-contract MSRP, making it $150 for any new customer or any customer upgrading. The discount is an eye-popper, but who doesn’t love the chance to save as much money as they can? It can help ease the pain of any activation fees you might incur, and at least you get free two-day shipping on top of that. If all of this sounds like something you don’t want to pass up, head to Amazon.
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The new service could actually be a merging of the existing music services. The branding would be YouTube instead of Play Music.
more_vertHTC U11+ Smart Display app
The U11+ has an OLED display and HTC will be using that display for a feature called “Smart Display.” It’s essentially just their version of an always-on display.
Looking for a new phone? Don’t miss this bundle deal on Amazon for an unlocked Galaxy S8 Plus, Qi wireless charging pad, and $100 Amazon Gift Card.
Some people running Android Oreo are experiencing an issue with syncing their contacts to their Google account. Mostly Pixel & Pixel 2 users seem to be affected, but others report the issue too.
Two new photos showcase the front and back of Sony’s next generation of Xperia devices, revealing a much smaller bezel compared to previous flagships.
OnePlus held an AMA yesterday in their forums and fielded a question about the availability of Project Treble on their current phones, explaining why it won’t be supported.
HTC has revealed its financial report for the month of November, showing that the company has suffered a 25% loss, only further expounding on the 20% loss suffered over the year.
more_vertQualcomm USB-C HiFi DAC
One thing Qualcomm showed off this week at the Tech Summit was headphones with HiFi DACs built right in. The HiFi DAC they showed off is powered by USB Type-C and will be ready for products next year.
The OnePlus 5T is now receiving OxygenOS 4.7.4. For a look at what’s new, check out the release notes in our post.
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Every week, hundreds of new Android apps are submitted to the Play Store. If you’re not paying attention 24/7, it’s easy to miss some of the best stuff.