Tag Archive: Finally


The Moto GamePad Mod is finally here and it’s awesome

Mobile gamers will be a fan of this.

Motorola’s stable of Mods for its Moto Z lineup of phones is constantly growing, and one of the coolest of the lot is the GamePad Mod that adds physical gaming controls to your phone. It was teased back in June with the launch of the Moto Z2 Play, but now we’ve actually used a production model and can tell you what this accessory brings to the (gaming) table.

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Bixby voice finally lands in the US three months after the Galaxy S8 launch

One of the biggest points of emphasis during the Samsung Galaxy S8 launch event was the newest virtual assistant to hit the scene, Bixby. Touting the ability to control your phone with only your voice, Bixby was supposed to be the next big thing according to Samsung. Heck, they even gave it a dedicated button […]

Google Home can finally act as a Bluetooth speaker

Announced back at the Google I/O 2017, Bluetooth streaming for the Google Home speaker is now rolling out to users of the device. Google hasn’t made an official announcement, but Android Police spotted the new feature lodged within the Home app’s device setting. The option becomes available with the new system firmware version 90387. Previously […]

The Nokia 6 is finally coming to the US next month through Amazon

HMD Global and Nokia have officially announced that the Nokia 6 will be coming to the US via Amazon for just $ 229.99 and will be available in “early July”.

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge users on T-Mobile are finally getting Android 7.0

You can hold off on upgrading your aging Samsung device for a little bit longer.

The Galaxy S6 and S6 edge may no longer be the two most popular Samsung smartphones, but if you’re still holding on to one of the two and you’re on T-Mobile, you’re due for an update. Both devices are officially getting Android 7.0 Nougat, which includes interface tweaks, Android’s multi-window mode, and Doze capabilities. You’re still a few minor iterations behind the very latest  [Read More…]

Plex finally brings Live TV to its apps, coming first to Android TV

Plex is an incredible media server, but one thing, in particular, has been missing until now. Live TV.

You’ve been able to record over the air (OTA) TV for a while now with Plex DVR, but that has required the use of the web app and you haven’t actually been able to view things as they broadcast. That’s all changing as Plex is flipping the switch on live TV channels inside the Plex client apps, beginning withAndroid  [Read More…]

Android Pay is finally available in Canada, several banks are on board

Well, it’s about darn time.

Android Pay is finally available up in Canada, coming closely after everyone was informed of its impending launch at Google I/O 2017. Canadians can now install the Android Pay app, add their cards and start paying right away.

Google says over the next few days, banks will be finalizing their support — but all the big names are here, including BMO, Banque Nationale, CIBC, Scotiabank, ATB Financial  [Read More…]

Google finally matching in-store purchases to online activity, vastly raising value of ads

Keeping track of in-store purchases is the final step of measuring effectiveness of online ads.

Google is finally figuring out how to close the most precious link in the loop of online advertising: knowing when someone makes an in-store purchase in response to an online ad. Google has announced that it will begin using data from billions of credit and debit card transactions, matching the data to its anonymized profiles of Google users to whom it serves ads online.

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Samsung Chromebook Pro is (finally) coming May 28

The best Chromebook is going Pro.

The Samsung Chromebook Plus has been around for a while, having been announced at CES and released shortly after. The higher-end, professional-aimed Samsung Chromebook Pro, which was delayed from the original launch window, is finally coming to stores May 28.

The Chromebook Pro is the best Chromebook Samsung has ever built, and it comes with a 360-degree hinge, a 12.3-inch 2400×1600 touchscreen display, an included pen and Google Play Store  [Read More…]

Spotify may finally launch in India later this year

Spotify could make its long-awaited debut in India sometime later this year.

Google Play Music rolled out All Access in India last month, making its international catalog available to customers in the subcontinent. It now looks like Spotify and Amazon Prime Music are about to make their foray into the market, according to industry sources speaking to The-Ken (paywall).

From the publication:

Spotify has begun scoping the Indian market, following multiple trips to the country by  [Read More…]