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Huawei Mate 9 Review

11/07/2016, Huawei is launching its large-display flagship Mate 9 phone before many expected it. Its Mate 8 predecessor was announced at CES 2016, and it’s coming to the U.S. The Mate 9 is mostly an incremental upgrade to the Mate 8, and keeps everything that made...

Gmail For iOS Finally Has Same Features As Its Android Counterpart

11/07/2016, Since Google owns Android you can expect the platform to get preferential treatment when it comes to updates for apps that are available on both Android and iOS. Now it may not have done that deliberately, but the Gmail for iOS app has long been lacking...

Samsung Preparing Nougat Beta Program For The Galaxy S7 Edge

11/06/2016, While Android 7.0 Nougat has been out for a while already, there are still many OEMs out there who have yet to push the update out to their devices. Samsung is one of them, but the good news for Galaxy S7 Edge owners is that it looks like the company...

Alleged Nokia D1C Smartphone Renders Leak Online

11/06/2016, Nokia’s plans to re-enter the smartphone market isn’t exactly a secret. The company confirmed last month that they will be at MWC 2017 next year, and one of Microsoft’s execs also seemed to have hinted at a Q2 2017 launch of their devices. Now...

Play Store Introduces A New ‘Trending’ Section For Entertainment

11/06/2016, If you’re looking for a new movie to watch, there are many ways you can go about it, such as asking friends for recommendations, searching YouTube for trailers, or alternatively if you’re an Android user, it seems that Google has recently introduced a...

SMS Relay Heading To Skype For Android

11/06/2016, Microsoft has revealed that SMS Relay features will soon be added to Skype for Android. It sort of mentioned this in passing in a blog post that was meant to announce that SMS Relay features have been added to the Windows 10 preview app of Skype. The...

Nearly 9 Out Of 10 Smartphones Are Powered By Android

11/03/2016, It is already pretty well-established that Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android operating systems are the two most popular operating systems in the world. However it seems that when compared next to each other, Android is the clear winner, at least...

Google Engineer Claims iMessage For Android Won’t Support SMS

11/03/2016, Apple for the most part has kept its own apps and services to itself, creating a feeling of exclusivity to entice users to come over to their macOS or iOS platforms. One of those exclusive features was iMessage, although we had heard rumors that Apple was...

Google Play Store Not Working: 10 Proven Fixes

11/02/2016, Google Play Store comes installed on most Android smartphones. If the Google’s Play Store stops working on your device for some reason, there would be a hell lot of issues you would encounter. First, you will not be able to keep the applications...

PBS Launches Kid-Friendly ‘Playtime Pad’ Tablet

11/02/2016, Back in the day before tablets and smartphones were so prevalent, kids played with physical toys and read books. These days with video games and books being available on tablets, it seems like one device that can do everything does seem like the smarter...

Google Assistant Isn’t Playing Nicely With VPNs

11/01/2016, It seems that there are some bugs within Google Assistant that the company has yet to fully iron out. According to a report from XDA, it seems that if you were to use Google Assistant with a VPN, you will be greeted with a message saying that the feature...

Google ‘Evaluating’ Fingerprint Gestures For Nexus 5X/6P

11/01/2016, You might recall that sometime last month it was reported that in the latest Android 7.1 Nougat update, Google was bringing features like Night Light and fingerprint swipe gestures to its Pixel devices, and will also be skipping over the Nexus 5X and...

Yumi by Omate, Home Robot with Android and Amazon Alexa

11/01/2016, Today, Omate, the company that made one of the first smartwatches powered by Android, unveiled the first Android-powered robot featuring Amazon Alexa. Equipped with a 5-inch HD tactile LCD display in landscape mode, Yumi provides access to the Android...

Chrome For Android Could Be Moving Address Bar To The Bottom

11/01/2016, With phone screens being so huge these days, using it with one hand can be rather cumbersome. If you have short thumbs this might be even harder when you’re trying to reach the top part of the phone, like the address bar in the browser. The good news is...