Jan 23rd - For all the great things that smartphones have done for us, they also make it a lot easier for people to get a hold of your private information. A wallet may contain your driver’s license and credit card, but a smartphone has all of that information plus passwords to websites, private photos, conversations, and so …
Jan 23rd - The Integral 512GB microSD is the new record holder for most storage in a microSD card. It’s not as fast as SanDisk’s card (100MB/s vs 80MB/s), but half a terabyte of storage is no joke.
Jan 22nd - An often-overlooked feature in Android Oreo is Notification Channels. This allows users to customize different categories of app notifications.
Jan 22nd - A Nexus 5X user called Project Fi support about the issues and was offered a Moto X4 Android One phone as a replacement. Others have called Project Fi support and received the same offer.
Jan 22nd - The Italian Competition and Market Authority (AGCM) has opened up an investigation against Samsung and Apple for planned obsolescence.
Jan 22nd - Mo Versi, a product manager at HTC, tweeted that they received technical approval from Sprint on Saturday and the update should start rolling out today (1/22).
Jan 22nd - When Google changed the name of the Android Market to the Play Store it was clear the direction they wanted to take. What started as a place to download Android apps has grown to also contain movies, TV shows, music, books, and even devices. The next addition to the Play Store will be a perfect …
Jan 22nd - The Samsung Galaxy S9 is on the horizon, but the Samsung Galaxy S8 is still one of the best Android phones you can buy. Samsung is incentivizing the device with a free pair of AKG Bluetooth headphones.
Jan 22nd - The last teardown was from version 24. We’re now up to version 26 and multi-account references are still popping up. A new string mentions “default sender id.”
Jan 20th - 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 19th - An update is rolling out soon to the Alexa app that turns it into a full-fledged voice assistant. In other words, Alexa is finally in the Alexa app.
Jan 19th - Razer is already working on the next iteration and it should be coming just a bit before the one year anniversary. A new rumor claims the Razer Phone 2 will be released in September.
Jan 18th - A few users over in the Android Wear subreddit have received an update to version 2.8. The most noticeable addition is a brand new black theme for the UI.
Jan 18th - Designing a major product for a company like Google doesn’t happen overnight. The design process is meticulous and many prototypes are created along the way. Eventually, a winner separates itself from the crowd.
Jan 17th - So now that you’ve had time to get used to living with an always-listening AI assistant, what do you find yourself using it for the most? Everyone has different needs when it comes to these devices.