Everything you need to manually update your Pixel has been posted by Google.
If you’ve been wondering how the [Pixel phones](/google-pixel] will compare the Nexus line when it comes to updates and images and all things open-ish, you’ll be happy to know that Google has posted the latest factory images and the day-one OTA update images at the Android developers site.
Three builds are available as a full image as well as incremental zip files (OTA [Read More…]
Google’s brand new smartphone duo – the Pixel and Pixel XL – have just landed in brick and mortar Verizon stores. But if you were planning to purchase the 128GB version of the Pixel XL, you won’t like what we’re about to tell you next. Verizon’s Jeffrey Nelson announced in a Tweet the Pixel XL
It’s been eight days since the announcement, and now the Android 7.1 Developer Preview is available to download.
Beginning with support for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Pixel C, the Preview brings a number of the Pixel’s features to these older devices, allowing developers to test Android 7.1 features in their apps.
These include circular app icons, app shortcuts, image keyboard support, and software A/B testing.
Released as Android 7.1.1 for the supported devices, Google [Read More…]
The pricing saga of the LG V20 continues. After hearing from AT&T and T-Mobile on pricing ($ 830 and $ 769, respectively) and then from various retailers on the unlocked availability ($ 799), we now have Verizon’s offer, which is not only more reasonable, but available a week earlier than the rest of the country.
Starting October 20, the V20 will be sold on Verizon.com for $ 28 per month on a payment plan, or $ 672 [Read More…]
Good news for Android fans comes this week, as Google just announced it is now giving users the chance to check out new versions of its Chrome web browsers via the Canary channel. For those who aren’t so familiar with the topic, Chrome is available in four builds. First off, we have the Stable channel
Google has made it possible for developers and those who like to live on the edge to try out pre-release versions of Chrome for quite some time, even on Android. But for the folks who want the absolute freshest version of Chrome, known as Canary, that was only possible on Mac and Windows. Until now.
The Canary channel for Chrome is now available on Android. The Canary channel has always released the most “bleeding-edge” version of Chrome possible. But of course it’s pre-release [Read More…]
At MWC 2016, Samsung introduced the Gear 360, a ball-shaped camera that can capture spherical 30MP photos and video of almost 4K resolution (3,840 x 1,920 pixels). With the advent of VR, people are increasingly becoming more interested in 360-degree photos and videos, so the Gear 360 arrives at the right time. This week, Samsung
Ultimate Ears released a new update to its wireless speakers and app to allow for streaming to over 50 speakers at the same time called PartyUp. There are hundreds of wireless speakers that offer wireless streaming with other features such as portability, waterproofing, and speakerphones for taking calls. Almost none focus on the total experience that Ultimate
Prices start at £28 per month, or £336 upfront on PAYG.
The highly-rated OnePlus 3 is now available on O2 in the UK, as part of an exclusive deal between the upstart manufacturer and the British network operator. Prices for the phone start at £28 per month with no upfront fee. That gets you a mere 500MB of data, as well as unlimited texts and 500 minutes. (You can knock this down to £23 per month [Read More…]
U.S. Cellular customers who are looking for a new phone or tablet now have two more options from LG. The LG X Power and LG G Pad X II are available starting today at U.S. Cellular. The LG X Power is a budget phone with a massive 4100 mAh battery, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and 5.3″ 720p display that