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Google’s Pixel Launcher Could Feature 3D Touch-Like Shortcuts

09/22/2016, For the past few years, Google’s Nexus phones have come with stock Android installed on them, meaning that this is the version of Android that Google envisioned, not the heavily themed or skinned versions that OEMs release. However this year could be an...

Android Apps Can Now Be Streamed On Facebook Live

09/22/2016, Mobile gaming is a multi-billion dollar industry and as is the case with PC and console games, people like to record videos of their gameplay or stream the action. It can be a bit time consuming to set up a mobile game stream via Twitch, harder still with...

Google’s Pixel Phones Will Only Have An IP53 Rating

09/21/2016, Phones that are water-resistant seem to be the trend these days. So much so that even Apple decided to hop on board the bandwagon by ensuring that their new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were both IP67 certified. However the question is, will Google be creating...

Nexus 5X Users Stuck In Boot Loops After Android 7.0 Update

09/21/2016, We can only imagine the thrill and excitement that one gets when a major OS update is released for their phones. We’re sure that Nexus 5X owners felt the same when Android 7.0 Nougat was made available for them, but in some instances, that experience...

Google Appears To Be Killing Off The ‘Google Now’ Brand

09/20/2016, For the longest time ever, Google’s voice assistant platform has been known as Google Now, which also serves up other features in Android such as cards to tell users the weather, upcoming trips, events, news, reminders, and more. However according to...

Google Could Finally Be Giving Android A Reboot Button

09/20/2016, For some reason, the default build of Android does not give users the option of rebooting their phones. Instead users only had the option of turning it off. This is despite the fact that for years, OEMs such as Samsung and LG have given users the reboot...

Alleged BlackBerry ‘Argon’ DTEK60 Specs Revealed

09/20/2016, Back in July, BlackBerry launched their second Android phone, the BlackBerry DTEK50. It doesn’t exactly have the same flashiness to it like the BlackBerry PRIV, but if anything it did show BlackBerry’s commitment to releasing more Android devices. So...

Android 7.0 Being Tested On The Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

09/20/2016, It used to be a pretty big problem back in the day where OEMs would take forever to update their devices to the latest version of Android. These days it is still a bit slow, but generally speaking it is a lot faster than back then. Now for Samsung users,...

Official: Google Teases Announcement For October 4

09/19/2016, It was rumored that Google could be announcing the new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones on the 4th of October. Turns out the rumors were true as Google has officially launched a teaser website and released a teaser video (see above) which more or less...

Google’s Pixel & Pixel XL Phones To Be Exclusive To Verizon?

09/19/2016, Back when the first iPhone was launched, the handset was pretty much an exclusive to AT&T, which we can only imagine annoyed the heck out of everyone else who wasn’t with the carrier. However could Google be considering making such a move...

Google Pixel Will Be Priced Starting At $649 [Rumor]

09/19/2016, About a week ago, we learnt that the Google Pixel XL could be priced starting at $649. Turns out that was wrong. That $649 price point is actually for the smaller Google Pixel smartphone, or at least that’s what David Ruddock of Android Police is...

Nest Accidentally Reveals Upcoming Pixel Phones In Its Ad

09/19/2016, So far pretty much everything we’ve heard and seen so far regarding Google’s upcoming Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are based on rumors and speculation. However it looks like those rumors and speculations might have been proven true, thanks to a...

Google’s Pixel & Pixel XL Caught On Camera

09/19/2016, So we have been hearing about the Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones for a while now, and in the past we have even been treated to renderings of the handset based on insider information. However if  you wanted a better idea of what the phones will look...