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Nexus 6 To Get Android 7.1.1 Update In January, 2017

12/27/2016, While there some Android handsets out there that have since received the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, the Nexus 6 has yet to receive it. However the good news is that you won’t have to wait too long as Google seems to have confirmed that the update will...

Some Nexus 6P Owners Are Now Reporting Bootloop Problems

12/26/2016, Back in September we reported that several Nexus 5X owners were reporting that their devices got stuck in bootloops after updating to Android 7.0 Nougat. This led to LG offering refunds to owners of the Nexus 5X as apparently they no longer had the...

CyanogenMod Will Live On As LineageOS

12/26/2016, Despite boasting that they would have zero dependency on Google’s services in 2-3 years and forming some pretty interesting partnerships with smartphone makers, unfortunately last week the folks at Cyanogen Inc. announced that they would be shutting...

Cyanogen’s Services Will Be Shutting Down

12/23/2016, After a lot of talk about wanting to take Android away from Google, it seems rather ironic that Cyanogen will be the first one to go. In an announcement on the Cyanogen Inc.’s website, it seems that the company will be shutting down its services for...

Huawei Honor 8 To Get Android 7.0 Nougat Update February 2017

12/22/2016, The Huawei Honor 8 was announced back in August and following the device’s announcement, Huawei also revealed that they will be delivering updates to the phone for at least the next two years. This means that users should be able to expect that the...

Square Enix Discounts Their Mobile Titles Until January 5, 2017

12/22/2016, Square Enix’s mobile titles have a reputation for being rather pricey, and according to the company, this is because their mobile titles are essentially ports of the actual game. This means that you’re getting a console/PC-quality game on your phone,...

Google Looking Into Pixel’s Double-Tap To Wake Issue

12/21/2016, One of the new features that Google introduced to their Pixel handsets in Android 7.1.1 Nougat is the double-tap to wake function. This isn’t necessarily a new function, but it is new for Pixel phones. Basically in addition to lifting the handset to...

Facebook Introduces Instant Verification For Android

12/21/2016, Sometimes when you try to sign into a third-party website or service using your Facebook credentials, you will be sent a one-time password to confirm that the Facebook account belongs to you. It makes sense and it is also good security, although the only...

Facebook For Android Lets Users Add Color To Posts

12/19/2016, Facebook’s posts have evolved over the years where you can attach all sorts of things to it. However if there was one thing that it never had was formatting, which means that beyond posting text, you couldn’t change the font size, color, font type,...

Capcom To Release Mega Man 1-6 On Mobile January, 2017

12/19/2016, If you grew up playing classics like Capcom’s Mega Man franchise, you’ll be pleased to learn that come early January 2017, Capcom has announced that they will be releasing Mega Man 1-6 on mobile for both iOS and Android devices. Each game will be...

Google Keep For Chrome Gets Android’s Doodling Feature

12/19/2016, Just like Apple’s Notes app on iOS, Google Keep has similarly evolved over the years. It started out as a simple note-taking app, but like we said, it evolved and gained more editing skills where there is advanced search, bookmarking, OCR images, and...

Google Search App Testing ‘Recent’ Tab & Offline Search Mode

12/18/2016, Google’s search engine is what helped propel the company into the tech giant that they are today, and search is still one of the core businesses at the company despite them branching out into IoT, self-driving cars, robotics, and more. For the most part...

Fake Super Mario Runs Spotted On Google Play

12/16/2016, Yesterday Nintendo’s Super Mario Run was released for iOS. In case you’re hearing about this for the first time, the app will be exclusive for iOS devices until 2017 where it will eventually be released for Android. This means that until then, Super...

Google Makes Gboard For Android Official

12/16/2016, About a week ago, Google began to roll out an update for its Google Keyboard on Android in which it basically transformed the app into Gboard. However we guess some are wondering if this is the real deal, or if it’s merely an update that changes the way...