Dec 11th - Rubin’s short two week leave of absence from Essential has been completed and he’s now back at the head of the company, according to a new report.
Dec 11th - Honor’s CEO recently sat down with a Serbian website to confirm Oreo is coming to a handful of their devices. Here’s the full list.
Dec 11th - It seems the Android 8.1 OTA update caused some Pixel C devices to factory reset. Google has issued an apology and says the issue has been fixed.
Dec 7th - 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.
Dec 7th - 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.
Dec 7th - 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.
Dec 7th - 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.
Dec 7th - Google has sent out a new email to developers announcing its temporarily halting its accessibility services ban while it sorts through apps that use the feature in innovative ways.
Dec 6th - HMD’s CEO has explained why current Nokia devices won’t support Project Treble. Turns out it’s kind of hard to do on devices that haven’t been designed for the new framework.
Dec 6th - A California judge has dismissed the class action suit filed against Google for unequal pay for women. The plaintiffs have been given 30 days in order to re-file.
Dec 6th - Security researchers have discovered the creators of the AI.Type keyboard didn’t secure their customer database, exposing more than 31 million people’s personal information.
Dec 5th - Nvidia’s partnership with Nintendo extends beyond just providing internal hardware for the Switch. The Nvidia Shield TV in China features remastered Wii and GameCube games.
Dec 5th - Google has taken a hard stance against the hacked implementations of YouTube on Amazon Echo Show and Fire TV devices and has announced it will block them going forward.
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Dec 4th - Facebook is testing a new Messenger Kids app on iOS that will be rolling out to Android soon. It gives parents more control over who their kids can contact on Facebook.