Nov 3rd - A teardown of the latest Play Store APK suggests Google will soon start selling audiobooks. The version 8.4 update isn’t that significant on the face of it, but there are plenty of big changes under the hood.
Nov 2nd - Pocket Casts, one of the finest podcast apps on mobile, just got an update to take advantage of Android 8.0 Oreo’s best features.
Nov 1st - Google Assistant is about to bag support for two new languages. Spanish and Italian will soon be enabled on smartphones.
Nov 1st - Sony posted its financial results for the last quarter this week, and while the rest of its business is thriving, its mobile division continues to hemorrhage cash.
Nov 1st - Last year’s Galaxy Note 7 had a tendency to overheat, while this year’s Galaxy Note 8 seems to have a problem with freezing. A growing number of users are reporting that their handsets are frequently crashing.
Oct 31st - Samsung is joining forces with iFixit to ensure old Galaxy smartphones don’t die an environmentally-unfriendly death with the Galaxy Upcycling program.
Oct 31st - Google has rolled out a new Android 8.1 Oreo beta that fixes an installation issue with the first release. The update will be available to those who were forced to revert back to Android 8.0.
Oct 31st - Impressive specifications for the upcoming Razer Phone have been revealed early by a U.K. smartphone retailer. They hint at a device designed with gaming and multimedia in mind.
Oct 30th - Qualcomm is expected to unveil its next-generation Snapdragon 845 chip at the Snapdragon Technology Summit in December.
Oct 30th - Google has promised to roll out a fix for yet another issue affecting some Pixel 2 XL handsets. The problem causes poor sound quality when recording video.
Oct 27th - When you think of Caterpillar, you don’t typically think of phones. But the company has been producing rugged Android devices for years now, and it just announced its latest.
Oct 27th - Sony unveiled two new smartphones today, the first in its affordable Xperia R family. They’re called the Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus, and they will be exclusively available in India.
Oct 27th - Netflix binges don’t have to mean an end to productivity anymore. The latest version of the app supports picture-in-picture on Android 8.1 Oreo.
Oct 26th - If you’d rather be tucked up with a great game than out trick-or-treating this Halloween, NVIDIA has some great deals on Shield titles that you need to check out.
Oct 26th - Xiaomi looks to be planning a brand new smartphone series that will arrive this November. A teaser image hints at a strong focus on fast-charging and stellar selfie images.