Oct 25th - Samsung will begin rolling out its first Android 8.0 Oreo updates in early 2018, according to the company’s official Turkish news website.
Oct 25th - Believe it or not, some people still use Netflix to rent physical DVDs and Blu-rays. If you’re one of them, you can now use the company’s new Android app to manage your movie queue.
Oct 25th - Firefox for Android is getting the ability to add web apps to your home screen. The feature will be available to all users with an upcoming version 58 update.
Oct 24th - Sony listed a whole host of improvements included in its Oreo update, but there’s one it didn’t mention. That’s a fix for the pesky camera distortion issue on the Xperia XZ lineup.
Oct 24th - There is a growing list of complaints about Pixel 2 hardware that fans cannot ignore. The latest? Strange noises that include clicking and a high-pitched whine.
Oct 24th - Google Lens is now rolling out to first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. The feature made its official debut with the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL earlier this month.
Oct 23rd - Sony has already begun rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo to the Xperia XZ Premium. The company last week promised that its flagship device would be upgraded by the end of this year.
Oct 23rd - Google’s Pixel 2 lineup has support for Bluetooth battery level indicators, allowing you to check the power status of connected devices in a flash.
Oct 23rd - Google says it is “actively investigating” reports of a Pixel 2 XL screen burn-in issue. Users started noticing the problem over the weekend, just days after the handset started shipping.
Oct 20th - If you still can’t decide whether or not to buy the Essential Phone, perhaps a big discount will help you make up your mind. Best Buy has slashed $100 off the device for a limited time.
Oct 20th - You can now link your HBO Now account to Google Assistant to enable voice control. This gives you the ability to search for shows and movies and more hands-free.
Oct 20th - Facebook’s new subscription tool will launch exclusively on Android after the social media giant failed to agree on terms with Apple. The service will allow news publishers to put up paywalls for some of their articles.
Oct 19th - Sony has promised that it will bring Android 8.0 Oreo to the Xperia XZ Premium this December. There is no specific release date just yet.
Oct 19th - Google has stepped up account security for those who need it most. Users who are at particularly high risk of targeted attacks can now join the Advanced Protection Program.
Oct 19th - If you want a powerful but affordable Android TV box, you’ll be pleased to know the NVIDIA Shield TV is now available without the Shield controller for less.