Feb 1st - The Nest Hello was originally given the “early 2018” launch date, but that could mean anywhere from January to May. Nest’s website is now listing March 2018 as the release window.
Jan 31st - We don’t have an official changelog for this update, but we do know it’s for Android 8.0 Oreo. The update also brings EMUi up to version 8.0. You can expect to get all of the usual Oreo goodies with Huawei’s unique spin.
Jan 31st - The One S3 has a 5-inch IGZO panel with 1080p resolution. Sharp is the only company using IGZO displays, which are made of crystalline oxide semiconductors. Basically, it’s a very nice looking display.
Jan 30th - After AT&T dropped plans to work with Huawei around CES, Verizon is now following in their footsteps. Verizon has dropped all plans to sell Huawei phones, including the Huawei Mate 10 Pro.
Jan 30th - I’ve been using Android for as long as I can remember. In that time, I’ve tried thousands of different apps. So I feel like I have my setup figured out pretty well.
Jan 30th - The Samsung Galaxy S9 won’t be official until next month, but a wallpaper has already found its way online. The wallpaper comes from Evan Blass, unsurprisingly, and the full resolution is 1625×2960.
Jan 29th - Some users have been digging around in the Settings app of the Oreo beta for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. They discovered a few strings that relate to a new “Intelligent Scan” feature.
Jan 29th - Thankfully, HQ Trivia is waving the $20 limit. You can cash out your winnings at any time. So if you happened to get lucky and win a couple bucks one day, that money can now be yours.
Jan 27th - Every week, hundreds of new Android apps and games are submitted to the Play Store. If you’re not paying attention 24/7, it’s easy to miss some of the best stuff.
Jan 26th - Last week, we talked about Android Wear 2.8 bringing a new black UI theme. The next incremental update includes a few more little additions.
Jan 25th - Some rumors suggested that we might see the HTC U12 at MWC, but sources familiar with the situation are saying otherwise. Apparently, HTC is pulling the U12 out of MWC and they will have their own event instead.
Jan 25th - Samsung sent out an announcement teaser with one clue about what we can expect. The big “9” logo is flanked by the phrase “The Camera. Reimagined.”
Jan 24th - Pebble owners (myself included) were hoping Fitbit had forgotten about this, but that’s not happening. They have extended the 2017 deadline to June 30th, 2018.
Jan 24th - Netflix now supports voice match for multiple profiles. When you ask Google to play something from Netflix is will know to use your Netflix profile.
Jan 23rd - You might assume that AT&T and Verizon are the best networks since they seem to constantly brag about awards in TV commercials. OpenSignal’s data shows otherwise.