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Australian Carrier To Take Google Pixel Pre-Orders On October 4

09/08/2016, A rumor from about a week ago suggested that Google’s upcoming Pixel and Pixel XL handsets would be officially revealed on the 4th of October. If you’re wondering how reliable those dates are, here’s some more “proof” that it is real. The folks...

Android 7.0 Nougat For Nexus 6P Reportedly Causing Battery Drain

09/08/2016, If you’re the owner of the Nexus 6P and you’ve recently updated to Android 7.0 Nougat and are experiencing faster than usual battery drain, it seems that you’re not alone. Over in Australia, local carrier Vodafone Australia has confirmed that they...

Super Mario Run Will Arrive On Android In 2017

09/08/2016, Yesterday during Apple’s iPhone presentation, the Cupertino company surprised everyone when they brought Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto on stage in which it was announced that Nintendo would be releasing Super Mario Run as an iOS exclusive. Naturally...

Android 7.0 Rolling Out Soon For The Nexus 6 & 6P

09/07/2016, One of the benefits of owning a Nexus handset is pretty much the guarantee that your device will be one of the first devices in the world to receive the latest Android updates whenever they are available. The good news is that if you own the Nexus 6 or...

Apple Music For Android Hits 10 Million Downloads

09/06/2016, Apple typically keeps its services exclusive to its platform, but with Apple Music, they have opened it up to Android users as well. Given the fierce competition from the likes of Spotify, we suppose this made sense, although Android users weren’t...

Samsung Patents Handset That Can Run Both Android And Windows

09/06/2016, PCs with dual-boot functionality are not a new concept. Many have tried creating products that run two operating systems out of the box but these products haven’t really caught on with the masses. Perhaps Samsung might fare better. It has been...

Google’s Pixel Phones Could Launch With Android 7.1

09/06/2016, We suppose it is pretty obvious that Google’s upcoming handsets will launch with Android Nougat preinstalled. We had assumed that it would most likely come with Android 7.0 Nougat, but a recent tweet by @LlabTooFeR has revealed that it would be getting...

Google’s Pixel XL (Marlin) Makes An Appearance On Geekbench

09/04/2016, By now we suppose we’ve more or less figured out what kind of hardware specs the upcoming Google phones are packing, but we guess it wouldn’t hurt to be reassured every now and then. According to recent sightings, it seems that the Google Pixel XL...

Google’s Pixel & Pixel XL Phones Could Be Announced October 4

09/02/2016, If you might recall, there was a report from yesterday that revealed that Google’s upcoming handsets this year won’t be falling under the Nexus brand. Instead the HTC-made handsets codenamed Sailfish and Marlin are said to be known as the Pixel and...

Google’s New Phones Rumored To Be Called The Pixel & Pixel XL

09/01/2016, So according to the rumors, Google is said to be dropping the Nexus brand for its smartphone lineup. We also know that HTC is rumored to be making two handsets for Google this year codenamed Sailfish and Marlin, so if they aren’t going to be known as...

Instagram’s Zoom Function Rolling Out To Android

09/01/2016, Several days ago, Instagram announced a feature that we’re sure many thought was a long time coming: the ability to zoom into photos. Yes, a photo app for the past 4-5 years did not have the ability to zoom, which when you think about it is kind of...

Lenovo Yoga Book: Hands-On Review

08/31/2016, Achieving efficient handwriting on a smartphone or tablet has been a dream of innovation teams around the world for decades, and Lenovo may have mastered it with its new Yoga Book. The lightweight and ultra-thin Yoga Book is a 2-in-1 tablet that opens...

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus: Hands-On

08/31/2016, The Yoga Tab Series is getting a new addition with the arrival of the Yoga Tab 3 Plus at IFA. Last year, Lenovo had introduced two models: a mid-range Yoga Tab 3, and a specialized Yoga Tab 3 Pro ($499). This year, the Yoga Tab 3 plus closes the gap and...

Sony Explains Why The Xperia Z3 Won’t Be Getting Android 7.0

08/31/2016, Last week Sony announced a list of devices that would be getting the Android 7.0 Nougat update. Unfortunately despite being involved in the Android Nougat Developer Preview, the Sony Xperia Z3 was missing from the list which understandably had many users...