Google Details When Pixel and Nexus Devices Will Die

New charts uncovered by Droid Life detail when exactly Google will stop supporting some of their most recent Pixel and Nexus devices in terms of software updates. As a forewarning, 2017 is probably the worst year to buy any of these gadgets. For the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google won't guarantee another major Android update after … Continue reading Google Details When Pixel and Nexus Devices Will Die

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BlackBerry’s Android-Powered KeyOne to Launch Next Month in Canada and U.S.

BlackBerry announced its latest Android-powered smartphone known as the KeyOne during MWC 2017, but it was at the end of March when we got an idea for when the company's last phone to feature a physical keyboard would actually launch. Now, TCL, the company who built BlackBerry's latest device, has announced that the KeyOne will … Continue reading BlackBerry’s Android-Powered KeyOne to Launch Next Month in Canada and U.S.

Report: Samsung to Sell a Galaxy Note 7 R with a Smaller Battery Starting in June

Samsung already confirmed that they're bringing back the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 as a for sale/rent smartphone with a smaller battery. Problem is, details have remained slimmed since this day in late March regarding just how much this device will cost, where it'll be sold, and when it may launch. Luckily, a new report out … Continue reading Report: Samsung to Sell a Galaxy Note 7 R with a Smaller Battery Starting in June

Report: Samsung and LG Are Curving All Four Sides of Phone Displays, Won’t Launch Anytime Soon

A new report out of Korea via SamMobile suggests Samsung is currently developing a new kind of phone display. No, it's not holographic or three-dimensional. It's a play on the company's current efforts that have been featured on various smartphones among the past few years. In this report, it's said that Samsung is working on a … Continue reading Report: Samsung and LG Are Curving All Four Sides of Phone Displays, Won’t Launch Anytime Soon

ZTE’s Max XL Packs a 6-inch 1080p Display and a Fingerprint Sensor for $129

Last year, ZTE announced the extremely impressive ZMax Pro. This smartphone was basically a budget smartphone killer as it packed mid-range specifications for just $99. Now, the company is following up in 2017 with a new option exclusive to Boost Mobile: the ZTE Max XL. The Max XL, while backing away from a few opportunities, … Continue reading ZTE’s Max XL Packs a 6-inch 1080p Display and a Fingerprint Sensor for $129

The Galaxy S8 Sets New Record for Samsung’s “Best Ever” Preorders

A new statement by Samsung America's president Tim Baxter expresses how well the Galaxy S8 has been received amongst customers so far. According to Baxter, preorders were up 30% year-over-year when compared to last year's Galaxy S7, therefore making the S8 responsible for Samsung's "best ever" preorder numbers. “We are delighted to see the response to … Continue reading The Galaxy S8 Sets New Record for Samsung’s “Best Ever” Preorders

Qualcomm’s Successor to the Snapdragon 835 May Debut in the Samsung Galaxy S9

A new report out of Aju Business Daily suggests Qualcomm has already started working on the successor to this year's Snapdragon 835 processor. Dubbed the Snapdragon 845, this chipset is reportedly being developed with the likes of Samsung to ship it inside 2018's Galaxy S9 smartphone. This seems likely given that Samsung both developed the … Continue reading Qualcomm’s Successor to the Snapdragon 835 May Debut in the Samsung Galaxy S9

There’s Still a Way to Remap Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Bixby Button to Whatever You Like

Samsung famously blocked users' first attempt at remapping the Bixby button on the Galaxy S8 and S8+, but since it's Android phones we're dealing with, it was only a matter of time until someone came up with an alternate route around this blockage. Thankfully, developer Dave Bennett has come through with a new app called BixRemap … Continue reading There’s Still a Way to Remap Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Bixby Button to Whatever You Like