Tag Archive: Gets


Instagram Stories gets updated with sticker polls

Instagram’s Stories just got a new feature which lets users add poll stickers. The new tool means you’ll be able to attach two-option queries to your Stories. To add a poll drag and drop a sticker to your Story and then you’ll be presented with the tools to customize the question and choices. Viewers can […]

Google Assistant finally comes to Android TV, NVIDIA SHIELD TV gets it first

Back at CES 2017, Google promised the Google Assistant will soon make its way to the Android TV platform. Well after months of waiting (CES took place in January), the feature is finally rolling out, first for the NVIDIA SHIELD TV, but Sony Bravia TVs with Android TV will also be getting it in the […]

Google Assistant gets new search bar to help you find services, new commands easier

Google is constantly trying to improve its Google Assistant service, so it’s always looking to add more smart home partners and features. But for users, it can prove a little daunting to keep up with these continuous developments. So in order to make it easier for users to discover new app integrations, as well as […]

Project Fi gets its first Android One phone; Moto X4 available for $399

Google today confirmed that it will begin offering the Motorola Moto X4 as part of its Project Fi-ready smartphones. Moreover, it also formally introduces the Android One initiative to the United States. Available in Super Black and Sterling Blue color options, the Android One Moto X4 is available for $ 399. Interested parties can begin placing […]

LG V30 gets torn down, shows impressive camera hardware

JerryRigEverything has torn down the LG V30, showing all the internal components.

While it hasn’t been released yet, the LG V30 has already been making waves with reviewers. Alex said in his review of the device that it was a no-BS flagship: everything a user may want without any compromises or gimmicks. As we get closer to the release of the phone, more and more journalists are getting their hands on the device.

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Android Oreo gets its first update with September patches

Android Oreo has received its first minor update in the form of the September security patch.

Google’s Pixel and Nexus devices are receiving their first updates since Oreo was pushed last month in the form of a minor patch with September’s security patches. While some people already began receiving over-the-air updates (disguised as a downgrade to Nougat), the update is now official with factory images and downloadable, sideloadable (is that a word?) over-the-air (OTA) files available from Google’s website.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets 650k pre-orders in 5 days according to official numbers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has defied common sense to break pre-order records despite the battery fires and global recall fiasco of last year’s Galaxy Note 7. Samsung has now released figures on how well the device is really doing.

In five days, the Note 8 got 650,000 pre-orders across 40 countries, beating the Note 7 by two and a half times in the same time period. This is a very impressive number even for Samsung, meaning that the previous recall didn’t seem to damage  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo Show review: Alexa gets fancy

The quick take

Amazon adds a touchscreen and camera to a couple of decent speakers, giving us the best Echo yet for only $ 50 more than what the original Alexa device is selling for. Video calling is an easy-to-use (if still novel) feature, and Amazon’s paving the way for developers to make use of the 7-inch display. Now it just has to get them to update those thousands of skills to take advantage of it.

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6GB Galaxy S8+ gets a decent price cut in India ahead of Note 8 launch

Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is now available in India for ₹65,900 ($ 1,030).

With the Note 8 on the horizon, Samsung is slashing the price of the Galaxy S8+ variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. The model initially launched back in June for ₹74,900 ($ 1,170)](https://www.androidcentral.com/galaxy-s8-6gb-ram-and-128gb-storage-goes-sale-india), and has picked up a price cut last month, bringing its cost down to ₹70,900 ($ 1,108). Samsung is now selling the phone for ₹65,900 ($ 1,030)  [Read More…]