10 Hottest Android Stories This Week (December 9th)


The amount of Android news each week can be overwhelming, but you can follow the best of the best with an app called EarlyBird – News for Android. It includes ALL of the Android news you crave and lets users decide what matters most to them.

EarlyBird has recently received a huge update that allows you to subscribe to specific topics so you never miss stories about your favorite things! Download the app on the Google Play Store or, for desktop users, find related discussion in the Android Forums News section.

Here’s what you picked as your favorite news stories for the week:

#10 – Samsung Galaxy S8 Display

48 likes –  A new rumor has popped up which claims the upcoming Galaxy S8 will feature a bezel-less display. The rumor also claims that Samsung will be including a fingerprint scanner which is “buried in the glass the lower section” of the display.

#9 – Google Renewable Energy

48 likes –  Google is looking to clean up the Earth by announcing it will be 100% powered by renewable energy in 2017. This marks the largest corporate buyer of renewable power.

#8 – Samsung Galaxy S8 Harman Kardon

48 likes – Another rumor regarding the Samsung Galaxy S8 claims that the device will feature speakers powered by Harman Kardon. This inclusion comes after Samsung acquired the company earlier in 2016.

#7 – Google Chrome 55 Update

49 likes –  The latest update for Google Chrome for Android devices includes a new offline viewing option making it easier to download music and videos for offline consumption. The update also includes a built-in spell checker which will highlight misspelled words when entered in the browser.

#6 – Google Play Store Sections

50 likes – A few users are reporting a new UI within the Play Store which correctly divides apps from games. There will be two new sections for each option, and apps won’t appear among games, and vice versa.

#5 – Android 7.1.1 Touch Latency

53 likes –  When Google released Android 7.1.1 Nougat, the update included a fix for touch latency issues that were causing problems for owners of the Pixel, Pixel XL, and Nexus devices.

#4 – Google Mobile App Update

54 likes – The latest update to the Google application now breaks your cards into two main categories: Current Topics and Upcoming Events.

#3 – Google App Updates

57 likes – Google has announced they have discovered a new way to decrease the size of app updates. The new method will reduce the file size of app updates by an additional 65%, with a potential decrease of up to 92%.

#2 – Trusted Contacts Application

57 likes – Google has released a new application on the Play Store by the name of Trusted Contacts. This application is a personal safety application which lets you share your location with contacts that you choose even if your phone is offline or if you can’t access the phone at that time.

#1 – Smartphone Glass Wax

67 likes – Chris from Phandroid has found a new tool which looks to make your smartphone feel like new. This glass wax helps to replace the olephobic coating that arrives on smartphones but disappears after months of usage.

What’s YOUR top news item for the week?

Disagree with the Top 10? Let us know in the comments and vote for yourself everyday by downloading EarlyBird on Google Play!

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