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You can grab a $94 discount on the ASUS OnHub router today!

Grab one before the great rebranding!

Google’s efforts in connecting your home have been going a little slower than many had hoped. Announcements for Weave, Brillo, and OnHub made it seem like Google was ready to tie your home together in short order and have you ready to connect your home to your phone, but reality hasn’t quite caught up yet. We’re now seeing Google transition from OnHub to Google WiFi, with some new hardware to  [Read More…]

‘Gooligan’ Android malware used to compromise Google accounts

Malware used existing root exploits to target Jelly Bean, KitKat and Lollipop devices, racking up fake installations and reviews on Google Play.

Security firm Check Point has revealed a new malware campaign involving using malicious apps to root Android devices, steal Google authentication tokens and illegitimately rack up installation numbers and review scores for other apps.

The malware, dubbed “Gooligan” by Check Point, uses known vulnerabilities to get obtain root access — complete control — over  [Read More…]

Huawei will bring the stunning Mate 9 phablet to the US

Earlier this month, Huawei unveiled a premium new phone, perfect to fill the void left by the Note7 – the Mate 9. The handset was introduced in Europe and back then Huawei did not say anything about whether or not it will be bringing it to the States or not. Well according to a source

Six questions for Android OEMs in 2017

2016 was a year of change in the world of Android. Gone are the days where all you had to choose from was a minor revision of the same phone with a spec bump. The trend of smaller manufacturers making great smartphones for dirt cheap that started in 2015 got a major boost in 2016

PlayStation VR: The Ultimate Guide!

Let this be your extended user manual to all things PlayStation VR!

It wasn’t all that long ago VR was considered either something simple you added to a phone for a quick distraction or something amazingly complex for those who could afford the lengthy requirements of ownership. Sony created a compelling middle ground by doing what they do best — making something you actually want to have in your living room. PlayStation VR is a companion  [Read More…]

BlackBerry DTEK60 review: A great Android phone and the best BlackBerry

The BlackBerry DTEK60 isn’t getting much attention outside of the hardcore BB audience. That’s a shame because it’s one of the best phones of 2016.

No, I haven’t lost my marbles. The BlackBerry DTEK60 really is that good.

Like a lot of Android fans and people who write words about phones for a living, I chuckled and instantly dismissed the DTEK60 before it even arrived. BlackBerry having Alcatel make a phone for them and deigning to  [Read More…]

LeEco posts kernel sources for some of its smartphones and TVs

Chinese tech giant LeEco made a debut on the US market a few months ago. The company is tempting customers with affordable “disruptive” smartphones and smart TV sets, in the hopes of becoming the next big thing in the country. In a bid to draw attention upon itself, LeEco has just posted the kernel source

Protect your Droid Turbo 2 for just $14.95 today!

Looking to add some protection to your Droid Turbo 2 that doesn’t add a ton of bulk to it? If so, check out Seidio’s Surface series cases for thin layers of protection that don’t make the phone harder to hold. The case also has a built-in kickstand, and right now you pick one up for just $ 14.95.

Meizu unveils the Pro 6 Plus with 5.7-inch QHD display, Exynos 8890 SoC

So. Many. Features.

At an event in Beijing, Meizu rolled out its latest flagship, the Pro 6 Plus. The phone is an upgrade to the Pro 6, offering a 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED display with 3D touch. It is powered by the 14nm Exynos 8890, the same SoC used in international models of the Galaxy S7.

Let’s dive into what’s on offer. The handset has an always-on mode for the display, and the panel is  [Read More…]

OnePlus 3/3T owners complain of touchscreen latency issues

The OnePlus 3T was recently launched a few weeks ago, as a successor to the OnePlus 3 which saw the light of day in June 2016. While both the OnePlus 3/3T are worthy devices, more and more owners have been facing an particular problem – touchscreen latency. The issue has been highlighted on the OnePlus