Tag Archive: Coming


Spotify voice controls are coming to all Google Assistant-powered devices

Music enthusiasts who love using Spotify will be happy to know that the app’s voice commands will soon work with any device that supports the Google Assistant. Google’s virtual assistant can be activated on (almost) any smartphone/tablet/etc which runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow or higher. So far, voice commands for Spotify were only available on the […]

Microsoft Edge browser is coming to Android soon

Using Windows 10 with an Android is about to get a lot easier, as Microsoft is bringing its Edge web browser to those phones starting today.

In a surprise announcement, Microsoft said its Edge web browser is now available for iPhones, with a release for Android “in the coming weeks.”

The initial rollout for the browser will be limited to those in the U.S. but should expand to other markets over time. Currently, the browser is in preview only  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia XZ1 coming to Canada through Bell and Freedom Mobile

Fingerprint sensor in tow, the Xperia XZ1 is coming to Canada.

It’s Sony’s best phone ever, and even without a fingerprint sensor earned a recommendation from our own Andrew Martonik — despite its $ 699 price.

Now we’re hearing that Sony’s 5.2-inch flagship is coming to Canada on October 26 through carriers Bell and Freedom Mobile. Pricing and availability will be shared at a later date, but given its near-$ 700 U.S. price tag it’s safe to  [Read More…]

Google Assistant is coming to Chromebooks

The latest Google Home app has confirmed that Google Assistant will be launching soon for Chromebooks.

Since launching alongside last year’s Pixel phones, Google Assistant has since expanded to all Android devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and later, Google Home, Android Wear devices, headphones, and most recently, Android TV. With almost all bases covered, it looks like Google Assistant will be launching on one more platform.

9to5Google reports that the Chat with your Assistant game lists supports  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is coming to T-Mobile soon

Samsung and AT&T teamed up for years ago to offer the Galaxy S4 Active and since then customers looking to purchase a rugged version of Samsung’s Galaxy S flagship could only grab it from AT&T which had exclusivity over the Active line. But in 2017 things will be a little bit different, as T-Mobile is […]

Material Design UI and new features coming soon to Gmail on web

Gmail on the web will soon get upgraded with a new UI, Smart Replies, email snoozing, and more.

Back in May, Google hosted a NEXT Live EMEA event to talk about new features coming to Google Cloud and G Suite. A lot of information was spewed out at the event, and one announcement that slipped under our radar has to do with a few new additions that are coming to Gmail.

First thing’s first, the most noticeable upgrade for  [Read More…]

More accurate and efficient GPS chips coming to 2018 smartphones

GPS chips in 2018 phones will be more accurate and use 50% less battery.

While bezel-less displays and dual-camera systems are visual upgrades that are easy to get excited about, an upcoming GPS chip from Broadcom will soon allow future smartphones to provide more accurate mapping features and less battery drain when using services like Google Maps, Waze, etc. Late last week, the IEEE Spectrum announced that this new chip is finally ready for mass-production for consumer-facing products and  [Read More…]

HTC’s first phone with 18:9 aspect ratio, bezel-less display coming in November

What’s the biggest trend in smartphone design this year? That’s an easy one – bezel-less displays, of course. Just look around and you’ll see what we mean. Companies like Samsung, LG, Xiaomi or Essential have turned the bezel-less display into a standard for flagship phones. But not all Android OEMs have joined the party – […]

Moto G5S Plus coming to the U.S. Sept 29 for $230

The best of Motorola’s mid-range product line is coming to the U.S. at the end of September.

Back in August, Motorola quietly unveiled revamped “special edition” versions of its popular Moto G5 and G5 Plus smartphones, aptly titled Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus.

Today, the larger and more expensive of those two phones goes up for pre-order at a number of U.S. retailers prior to its release September 29.

Available in Lunar Gray or Blush Gold,  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition coming to Canada beginning as soon as next week

A new KEYone color is coming to Canada soon.

If you live in Canada and have been holding on waiting for the BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition to be available, your wait is almost over. Amazon.ca, Walmart.ca, Staples.ca and more will begin offering the Black Edition beginning as soon as next week.

“This has been an exciting year as we’ve introduced our reimagined BlackBerry smartphone to fans and customers here in North America, with overall market demand exceeding  [Read More…]