Tag Archive: Final


Samsung Galaxy S7 Oreo review: What to expect from your final software update

Getting up to the modern era is mostly good — with a little speed slowdown trade-off.

After what feels like an inordinately long wait, many versions of the Galaxy S7 have received their Android 8.0 Oreo update. Considering that the phone launched back on Android 6.0 marshmallow, Oreo is the final major platform update for this line, bringing it up to the Galaxy S9’s software level before being left to live out the rest of its life  [Read More…]

‘Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition’ may launch on February 9 for $20

The same Final Fantasy XV you know and love, just smaller.

Although I haven’t spent as much time with it as I should, Final Fantasy is one of the oldest gaming series around that’s fostered some pretty amazing titles. Final Fantasy XV is widely considered to be one of the better recent entries, and soon you’ll be able to bring that same adventure with you wherever you go with “Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition.”

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 final specs leaked

Shortly after the Galaxy Note 8 renders were leaked, we are now treated with the final specs for the device. Coming again courtesy of Evan Blass (@evleaks), the full specs of the Note 8 can be seen ahead of the August 23 event due to be hosted in New York City. The device will have […]

Write the next great American novel: Final Draft 10 is 40% off (Deal of the Day)

Given our job relies heavily on writing at a computer, we’re always looking for the best way to take notes or put down thoughts. What if you’re trying to pen a tell-all memoir or recap your life in a rags-to-riches story? Google Docs and MS Word are both nice, yes, but they’re sometimes also clumsy. What’s a […]

Android O Dev Preview 2 won’t land until mid-May, with final release in Q3

Google is increasingly transparent about its software releases.

With the Developer Preview program, we get a super early look at what Google’s working on in Android O — the only downside is it takes several months then to get all of the information. With the release of Android O Developer Preview 1 we don’t have a complete look at all of Android O’s new features, but we do have a timeline for when updates to the Dev Preview program  [Read More…]

Reigns selected as big winner at Google Play Indie Games final

Long live the King!

The first ever Google Play Indie Games contest has wrapped up with UK developers Nerial winning twice over for their outstanding game Reigns. This comes as little surprise to us: Reigns is a fantastic game and one of our favorites of 2016.

On top of winning the overall prize, Reigns also won the Unity prize, which provides Nerial with a 12-month subscription to Unity’s professional game development platform.

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Sony Xperia sales slump 33% in final quarter of 2016

Despite slumping sales, Sony says they’re still on target for an operating profit.

2016 was not a good year for Sony’s smartphone division.

The company closed out the third quarter of its financial year by shipping 5.1 million Xperia smartphones — down from 7.6 million in 2015 over the same quarter. Sony CFO Kenichiro Yoshida explained this 35% decrease in year-on-year sales was due to weaker sales in Europe, which is typically one of the more popular markets for  [Read More…]

Final Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview arrives, ready for developers to upload apps

App developers only have a handful of days left to get their apps ready for launch.

Google has just released the final Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview leading up to its official release, which is rumored to be February 9. This final preview puts some final polish on the software, and signals to developers that it’s time to submit their apps targeting the upcoming release to the Play Store.

As developers wrap up their tweaks to  [Read More…]

Final Android 7.1 Developer Preview build released, Nexus 9 added to Beta Program

The second and final Android 7.1 Developer Preview is here.

Just a couple days over a month since the first Android 7.1 Developer Preview was released, we now have Developer Preview 2 available for Nexus phones and tablets to get a near-final taste of the latest software. Those who have enrolled in the Android Beta Program for their compatible device — which now includes the Nexus 9 — will receive Developer Preview 2 this week via an OTA update.

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Square Enix’s Mobius Final Fantasy is coming the U.S. and we got a sneak preview!

Get your RPG fix on the go with Mobius Final Fantasy!

It’s an exciting time for North American fans of the Final Fantasy franchise. While we eagerly awaiting the release of Final Fantasy XV on PS4 and Xbox One (due in late September), publisher Square Enix is providing the world with something to whet their appetite in the meanwhile with the International release of Mobius Final Fantasy on August 3. Released exclusively in Japan last summer,  [Read More…]