Archive for September, 2017


Nexus 6P likely to receive Android Oreo on Sept. 11

The last Nexus might see its last OS upgrade in just a few days.

According to Canadian carrier Rogers’ OS Upgrade Schedule, Android Oreo for the Nexus 6P will be released on September 11.

When Android Oreo was initially released by Google, only phones that were currently enrolled in the Android beta program received the update. This isn’t surprising, as the people who helped test the software all along should be the ones to give a gold master version  [Read More…]

Google Camera HDR+ Port APK updated with Zero Shutter Lag

The Google Camera app found on the Pixel devices was ported with working HDR+ mode earlier this month to pretty much any device that ran on a Snapdragon 820/821 or 835 chip to install the APK. The problem was that although the functionality reflected that found on the Pixel devices, the experience was somewhat lacking. […]

HARMAN’s new speakers work with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

HARMAN has announced new speakers featuring Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

At IFA 2017, HARMAN has announced new speakers for its own brand and for the JBL sub brand. The speakers are part of the growing list of gadgets to feature Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. First is the Harmon Allure, an intelligent speaker powered by Alexa. Harman says the speaker includes 4 microphones for far-field voice recognition, 360-degree sound and lighting to complement any decor, and Bluetooth streaming  [Read More…]

Avoid motion sickness in VR with comfort ratings!

Here’s how to avoid motion sickness in VR before buying!

Although many developers are trying their hardest to avoid motion sickness, it’s still a huge problem for virtual reality. Even with accurate head-tracking, fully body experiences and specially designed games, some experiences just don’t work out for those prone to motion sickness.

If you’re one of the many who suffers from motion sickness, finding games that work for you is half of the problem. Here’s how to  [Read More…]

Moto X4 specs: Snapdragon 630, 3000mAh battery and dual cameras

Here’s what’s inside the Moto X4.

Considering that the Moto X4 is more of a mid-range device, it doesn’t have all of the highest-end specs inside. That’s understandable, and when you look the spec sheet you’ll still find plenty of good line items. One thing to keep an eye on is the regional differences in terms of RAM and storage — Motorola is still a bit confusing in what it offers in different markets around the world.

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