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.
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.