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Some Pixel 2 XL Units Are Being Shipped Without An Operating System

11/05/2017, It seems that whoever’s in charge of quality assurance for Google’s Pixel 2 handsets might be in trouble. Now we have been hearing quite a few reports of the Pixel 2 handsets being shipped out to customers with various hardware and software issues,...

Samsung Launches Android Oreo Beta Program For Galaxy S8, S8+

11/02/2017, If you own the Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ and you’re looking forward to getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update, then you might have heard that Samsung will be launching the update only in 2018. However the good news is that it looks like there will be an...

The Razer Phone Is Official: An Android Phone Made For Gamers

11/01/2017, As you might have heard by now, Razer is looking to enter the mobile space by launching a smartphone of their own, and sure enough it looks like the Razer Phone has been made official. However unlike most Android smartphones, it seems that Razer is...


Android’s ‘Fast Pair’ Will Make Bluetooth Pairing Faster

11/01/2017, Last year when Apple announced the AirPods headphones, they also announced a new W1 chipset that would help make Bluetooth pairing between the devices seamless and done in a cinch. This is versus current pairing methods which can be a bit slow and...

Netflix Gets Picture-In-Picture Support In Android 8.1 Oreo

10/29/2017, Last time when apps and mobile platforms weren’t so great at multitasking, basically it meant that whenever one app is being used, you can’t do anything else. However nowadays developers have made strides in multitasking where in some situations, our...

eBay’s Image Search Feature Is Now Live For Mobile

10/29/2017, Sometimes it’s hard to search for things that you find difficult to describe using words. After all you can’t exactly point to an object and tell your computer, “Hey find me something like that”, or can you? Earlier this year eBay announced plans...

Android To Get ‘DNS Over TLS’ Feature To Protect Your Privacy

10/26/2017, Given how much we use Google to search, check our emails, store our files and documents and photos in the cloud, it’s safe to say that Google knows a ton about us, but at the same time it seems that Google wants to keep your privacy intact, or at least...

Alleged Cancelled ‘Muskie’ Pixel Handset Spotted In AOSP

10/26/2017, Ahead of the announcement of the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, there were rumors to suggest that Google had three Pixel 2 handsets in the works codenamed Muskie, Walleye, and Taimen. However it seems that for whatever reason, Google decided to cancel...

Netflix DVD Queue App Released For Android

10/25/2017, You might not be aware but Netflix allows subscribers to rent actual DVDs and Blu-rays. It has offered subscribers this service for quite some time now and the company has also developed an app that helps them manage their DVD queue. This part of the...

Snapchat’s 60 Second Multi-Snap Videos Go Live On Android

10/24/2017, Snapchat launched a couple of new features in July this year. The Multi-Snap feature enabled users to post up to six 10 second clips at a time so they had a total of 60 seconds to express themselves in video. This feature was initially only available on...

Google Launches Bug Bounty Program For Third-Party Android Apps

10/20/2017, Bug bounty programs aren’t new and usually most companies have something similar in place where rewards are offered to users, developers, and/or hackers who discover a bug or a security flaw in their services or software. The amount will range depending...

Pixel 2 Could Get More Display Color Options In Future Update

10/19/2017, When it comes to our smartphone displays, usually we have to settle with whatever the handset maker has decided to use, which is why sometimes displays play a big part in choosing which phone to go for and which brand or model. However sometimes handset...

Monument Valley 2 Android Release Date Confirmed

10/18/2017, Monument Valley is one of the most beautiful smartphone games that you’ll ever play. I’m not really into smartphone gaming but this is a title that held my attention well for hours. It came as a bit of a surprise when the game’s...