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Original Pixel and Pixel 2 gain official LineageOS 15.1 support

CyanogenMod was formerly the most popular custom ROM for Android devices. It even came pre-installed on a number of handset including the OnePlus One.

But while CyanogenMod ceased to exist a few years back, you can still download and install its successor, LineageOS, on select devices. This includes most of Google’s Nexus devices, but interestingly enough the newer Pixel models weren’t part of the list. But not anymore.

The official LineageOS 15.1 builds for the original Pixel (aka “sailfish) and  [Read More…]

Google’s Pixel Buds gain new gesture controls

Google is rolling new gesture controls for its Pixel Buds. The new tricks will be available to all users by early next week.

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Android Wear to gain Android Oreo-like notifications dots soon

When Google didn’t share any news about Android Wear during its Pixel 2 event, some people started wondering whether it signaled the beginning of the end for the wearable platform. Fast forward a few months later and it’s clear that Google hasn’t forgotten about Android Wear. Actually, this week the search giant announced it has […]

Google Lens will gain shopping features, AR component in the works

There are some exciting features planned for Google Lens.

Google Lens wasn’t much more than a party trick when it first launched on the Pixel 2 as a part of Google Photos, but now that Google’s visual search service is integrated right within the Google Assistant, it’s quickly become a truly functional tool for finding more information on objects around you in the real world. Artem Russakovskii from Android Police recently reached out to Lens’ Engineering Lead, Rajan Patel,  [Read More…]

Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 and MEGABOOM speakers gain Alexa support

Logitech’s Ultimate Ears announced its BOOM 2 and MEGABOOM flagship speakers now come integrated with Alexa support. Users will need to download the latest UE Boom app from the Google Play Store in order to be able to start talking to Alexa. The update is currently available only for Android users, but owners of the […]

OnePlus 3/3T gain new launcher, optimizations in latest Open Beta

Even if everyone’s eyes are on the newly released OnePlus 5, OnePlus is not neglecting its older flagships. The company has started rolling out the next OxygenOS Open Beta update for OnePlus 3/3T which bumps the software version to number 19 and 10 respectively. The two changelogs are quite similar, which means both phones are […]

Samsung Gear S3 could soon gain a Spotify offline mode

Users have been able to use Spotify on their Gear S3 and Gears S2 smartwatch ever since last year. Now Samsung has accidentally revealed a possible update that’s coming to the Gear S3 smartwatch – Spotify offline playback support. Which means you’ll be able to download songs from Spotify for later listening. The Korea tech […]

LeEco phones and TVs gain retail exposure via Best Buy, Target, and Amazon

LeEco today announced that starting on December 1, its phones and televisions will be offered across a variety of US retailers inclusing Best Buy, Target, and Amazon. Indeed, this encompasses both in-store and online outlets. As a company looking to grow its US presence, LeEco offers lower cost alternatives to other, more established brands. But,

Verizon Prepaid plans gain ‘Always-On Data”

Verizon Wireless recently rolled out a new feature for its Prepaid customers which gives them unlimited access to data. Well, sort of. Called Always-On Data, it lets subscribers use data at 2G speeds if they go through their allotted monthly bucket. Now, hitting your cap of 4G LTE doesn’t end your Facebook browsing and Pokemon

Verizon HTC 10 to gain camera improvements and more starting May 27

Verizon will begin pushing an update to the HTC 10 starting tomorrow, May 27. The update will bring camera improvements as well as additional fixes. We’ve seen the update hit the unlocked versions already, and tested the improvements for ourself.

HTC’s VP of Product Management Mo Versi made the announcement on Twitter.

Verizon HTC 10 owners! We have the approval for the MR update that includes camera improvements and additional fixes. OTA to  [Read More…]