Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL Get Google Assistant’s Call Screening Feature

The Google Assistant had a feature limited only to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL when those handsets were launched. It could screen spam calls by answering a suspected spam call and transcribing the response in real time. This allowed the users to decide whether or not they wanted to answer that call. This feature is now being rolled out to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.


LG Releases Its First Android Pie Update For The G7 One

It has been a few months since Google released the Android 9 Pie update but it’s still not available for compatible devices of many mainstream manufacturers. Samsung has only just opened up the beta program and won’t be releasing Pie for its devices until January 2019, for example. LG has now got the ball rolling, though, as the LG G7 One is the company’s first smartphone to receive the Android […]


Huawei Building A Voice Assistant To Compete Outside China

Huawei does have a voice assistant similar to Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant called Xiaoyi. It’s only available for the company’s smartphone owners in its home country of China. The company is now interested in offering a voice assistant to users outside China that can compete with others in the virtual assistant space. It’s working on such an assistant, according to CEO Richard Yu.


Tumblr App Disappears From The iOS App Store

Tumblr is a popular platform for those who are looking to blog, look up funny images, GIFs, and so on. However it is also a place where quite a number of NSFW posts exists, and it has since been speculated that could have been one of the reasons why the app has since disappeared from the iOS App Store.


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OnePlus 6T Vs iPhone Xs Max In Speed Test

We’ve seen how Apple’s iPhone Xs Max stacks up against some of the flagship Android phones launched in 2018. However we’re sure that many are curious to see if it will be a complete victory for Apple, or if there could be a flagship launched in 2018 that has the potential to beat the A12 Bionic chipset.


Samsung Brings Auto Brightness Feature To Its Lower-End Phones

When you look at high-end phones versus low-end phone, some of the differences in hardware are obvious, such as a lower-end chipset, less RAM, a lower-resolution display, and less fancy cameras just to name a few. However one of the ways companies such as Samsung have cut costs is by ditching the use of ambient light sensors.


Alleged Qualcomm Snapdragon 8150 Benchmarks Are Impressive

Based on the speed tests we’ve seen and also the benchmarks, it suggests that Apple’s A12 Bionic chipset is one heck of a chip where it seems to be capable of offering near-desktop levels of performance. However it seems that Qualcomm might not be too far behind in terms of coming up with something better/more powerful.


HTC U13 Might Not Be Launched In 2019

Every year pretty much without fail, HTC has launched a flagship smartphone, such as earlier this year with the HTC U12+. However unlike companies such as Samsung or Apple, HTC has attempted to rebrand its lineup several times, and it seems that in 2019, the HTC U series could potentially be coming to an end.


Huawei Plans To Overtake Samsung By 2020

All companies desire to be number one in the world in whatever field they are in. That title, as far as smartphone companies are concerned, currently belongs to Samsung, but apparently this is a title that Huawei is aiming for and are hoping to take it for their own by 2020, with plans of being at least on par with the company in 2019.


Verizon’s ‘My Numbers’ Lets You Add Five Numbers To One Smartphone

The idea behind dual SIM phones is that you get to add two numbers to one handset, meaning that instead of carrying two phones with you, you only need to carry one and you can be contacted on either number using the same device. However the downside is that you’ll need a dual SIM capable phone.


Alleged Photo Of Budget ‘Pixel 3 Lite’ Surfaces

Ahead of Google announcing the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones, there was a rumor suggesting that Google could be launching not just two, but three Pixel smartphones for 2018. However the announcement came and went with only two Pixel 3 devices, but now newly leaked photos suggest otherwise.


Potential Samsung Galaxy S10 Designs Revealed

Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy S10 in 2019. In terms of specs, it’s not hard to guess that it will be outfitted with the latest Exynos chipset for some markets, and also the latest Qualcomm chipset for other markets. It will also most like pack anywhere between 6-8GB of RAM, and will also probably come with a dual (or triple) rear-facing camera setup.


Samsung Will Now Limit Its Free Mobile Themes To 14-Days

One of the ways handset manufacturers differentiate themselves from the competition is by skinning the UI of their phones to look different. In some cases, such as Samsung, themes are also offered which allows for further customization, but unfortunately for Samsung owners it looks like free themes will be coming to an end, sort of.


Fix Incoming For Pixel 3’s Buzzing Speakers

Last month Pixel 3 users were reporting that they were experiencing buzzing noises coming from the speakers on their phones. The good news is that if you are experiencing a similar problem on your Pixel 3, it appears that Google is aware of the problem and that a fix is in the works, according to an update from Android Police who confirmed it with Google.