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Google Play Services Introduces New ‘Instant Tethering’ Feature

01/20/2017, Tethering and turning our phones into WiFi hotspots is handy when you need to do some work on your laptop and the current WiFi is either too slow or not stable or simply not available. However sometimes setting up a WiFi hotspot can be a bit finicky but...

Sony Halts Android 7.0 Nougat Update For Its Xperia Devices

01/20/2017, Several days ago we reported that Sony had begun to roll out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its Xperia handsets. This is great news for Xperia owners, but unfortunately it seems that some of you guys might have to wait a while. This is because Sony has...

Nougat Update For Galaxy S7 Defaults Display Resolution To 1080p

01/19/2017, If there is one thing that would be hard to fault Samsung on regarding the Galaxy S7, it would be its gorgeous display. Samsung’s choice of AMOLED displays have always been highly-praised, and with the Galaxy S7 it is no different especially when...

Samsung To Roll Out Nougat Update To Older Devices Later This Year

01/19/2017, So Samsung has been rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its latest flagship handsets, which last we checked is the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. So what about Samsung’s older phones like the Galaxy Note 5 or the Galaxy S6? When are those phones going...

Waze Now Lets Users Browse Places By Category

01/19/2017, Waze is a great app if you’re looking to navigate your way to somewhere unfamiliar, or if you just want to avoid traffic in general. However just like Google Maps, users will be able to search for locations in broad terms, like street names, or building...

Super Mario Run For Android Set For A March Release

01/18/2017, While Super Mario Run might have been an iOS exclusive at the start, Nintendo did state that they would eventually bring the game onto Android, although they did not say when. The good news is that you no longer have to wonder about that because Nintendo...

Cortana On Android Drops Support For Microsoft Band 2

01/18/2017, It hasn’t been a year since Microsoft added support for its Band 2 wearable to Cortana for Android. The company has now decided that there’s no reason to keep it around anymore so it has decided to drop support for the Band 2 wearable from...

Cortana Will Soon Work On The Android Lock Screen

01/18/2017, Microsoft’s digital personal assistant Cortana may have started out on its Windows Phone platform but the assistant has since been expanded to the company’s other devices like PCs and gaming consoles. Microsoft is also working with third-party...

Asus ZenFone 3 Android Nougat Update Has Been Put On Hold

01/17/2017, Last week it was reported that ASUS Philippines had started to roll out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the phone. It was then expected that the update would eventually find its way to other ZenFone 3 handsets around the world, but it seems that you...

Android One Handsets Could Be Coming To The US

01/17/2017, Google’s Android One handsets have typically been aimed at emerging markets. The idea is to provide customers who are on tight budgets with an Android smartphone that has an affordable price tag, no bloatware, as well as access to timely updates. In a...

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet To Get Nougat Update In The Next Few Weeks

01/17/2017, For users of the NVIDIA SHIELD tablet, you’ll be pleased to learn that in the coming weeks, the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the device should be rolling out to the tablet. This is according to a post on Google+ (via Android Police) in which an NVIDIA...

Pokemon GO Reportedly Earned $950 Million In 2016

01/17/2017, When Pokemon GO was first released and the demand for the app proved to be higher than what many had expected, analysts were quick to jump in and offer their predictions. According to these analysts, Pokemon GO had the potential to earn $1 billion a year...

Android 7.0 Update Rolling Out For The Xperia Z5, Z5 Premium

01/17/2017, If you are looking to get your hands on the latest Android Nougat update for your Sony Xperia handset, you’ll be pleased to learn that Sony has started to roll out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for both the Sony Xperia Z5 and the Xperia Z5 Premium...