Tag Archive: Expect


U.S. carriers charge you exorbitantly every month, and still sell your information — should we expect something different?

At some point we should expect a reduction in the cost of service in exchange for this data.

With pressure from T-Mobile and some prepaid offerings, U.S. carriers have consistently upped their data offerings in the past few years to provide a pretty good value for your money — that is, compared to the vastly expensive per-gigabyte pricing we had before. Now, despite having lots of unlimited plan options, people spend more per month on cell service  [Read More…]

Google I/O 2018 preview: All of the big announcements you can expect

Here’s what you can expect to see at Google’s annual developer conference.

For Android and Google enthusiasts, there’s no better time of year than Google I/O. This year’s “festival” starts on May 8 and runs for three days in the sun of Northern California, and will be the stage for Google to make announcements of all sizes about its products, projects and initiatives. We’ll hear about Android, Google Assistant, Chromebooks, Google Play and just about every other  [Read More…]

March security patches now available for Pixels and Nexus phones; expect your OTA soon

Security updates and fixes for “functionality issues” are cleared for landing and inbound.

Factory images with the March 2018 patch for the Pixel and Pixel 2 family, the Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X are available at the Google Developer site and can be manually installed today, and OTA updates are expected to begin shortly.

These are part of the March Security Bulletin and besides patches for the critical vulnerabilities found in Android and hardware partner’s code, some  [Read More…]

Mobile World Congress 2018 preview: What to expect (other than the Galaxy S9)

Galaxy S9, plus.

It’s easy to imagine that companies like LG, Huawei, Sony and others were more than a little relieved when Samsung didn’t announce the Galaxy S8 at last year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The mobile- and cellular-focused show has taken over from January’s CES as the place hardware vendors launch their early-year flagships, and there was plenty to get excited about in 2017.

This year, there’s still a lot to look forward to, but some  [Read More…]

MWC 2018 is coming, so what should we expect?

One of the largest tech shows, the Mobile World Congress 2018 will soon open its gates. Starting February 26, tech giants like Samsung, Sony, Huawei, and Nokia will gather in Barcelona to unveil some of the latest advancements in mobile tech. MWC’s main focus is on smartphones, so what new and exciting mobile models are […]

Google Assistant in 2018: Google reveals what to expect

Like CES 2017 was about all about Alexa, a large part of this year’s CES seems to be revolving around the Google Assistant. The search giant has just shared an extensive post in which it reveals its expansion plans for the Google Assistant in 2018. Basically, you can expect a deluge of new Assistant-powered devices […]

TCL all set to revive Palm, expect new devices in early 2018

Remember Palm, maker of the iconic Pre smartphone? Well after being on hiatus for the past half-decade, Palm is reportedly going to be making a comeback next year. Well according to the folks at Android Planet who talked to TCL’s Marketing Manager Stefan Streit, new Palm devices (he did not mention smartphones specifically) are in […]

IFA 2017 preview: Everything you can expect to see from Berlin!

IFA is always one of the biggest tech conferences of the year, and we’re expecting nothing less than an onslaught this time around.

IFA is approaching its 100th birthday, but the Berlin-based trade show still manages to pull in the biggest names in consumer electronics, which in more recent years means the biggest names in smartphones.

Almost every major Android manufacturer has some sort of keynote at the event, with big names like Samsung, Huawei and LG  [Read More…]

New Galaxy Note 8 render gives us a clearer look at what to expect

The Galaxy Note 8 is arguably this years’ most anticipated device. With the new design Samsung introduced with the Galaxy S8 and the failure that was the Note 7, many are looking forward to what the company have in store for the Note 8. While we wait until August when Samsung will unveil the Note […]

Here’s what we can expect the Google Pixel XL 2 to look like

Google’s Pixel XL may be going bigger, and sleeker, in 2017

We now have a solid idea of what the Pixel XL’s 2017 successor will look like. Android Police, which is generally good about these sorts of things, has published renders of its approximation of what the so-called “Pixel XL 2017” will look like, based on information it has from internal sources. For those keeping up with all of the Pixel rumors back at home, this is the phone  [Read More…]