Tag Archive: Hitting


Android Oreo hitting unlocked Galaxy Note 8 and locked Galaxy S8 Active

U.S carriers over the past few weeks have been busy releasing the firmware to update the Note 8 to Android Oreo. Left in the dark was the unlocked variant of the Note 8 due to its extensive testing requirements. That is now about to change as the device is finally getting Android 8.0. The update […]

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From the Editor’s Desk: Hitting the road

While we wait for the next big thing, it’s time to take stock, and a break.

I’m out of town. When you read this, I’ll be blissfully offline.

I often talk to my friends about phone addiction to understand how the effects of spending too much time with one’s screens impacts those whose lives don’t revolve around evaluating them. Studies continue to show that after spending too much time with phones, half-concentrating on the person talking to  [Read More…]

Nokia 6 hitting the U.S. in early July for $229 on Amazon

The global rebirth of the Nokia name continues.

The new Nokia 6, which we first saw back at MWC in Barcelona, is making its way to the U.S. in “early July” with an expectedly low price of $ 229. It comes stateside roughly six months after a launch in China and a bit more than a month after a launch elsewhere in the world.

Though the Nokia 6 is the top-end model the company offers — sitting  [Read More…]

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus hitting Canada on June 6

The Huawei P10 and P10 Plus will come to Canada just in time for the summer.

Huawei’s P series will be sold at a North American carrier for the first time ever starting June 6, as Canadian providers are set to sell the P10 and P10 Plus.

The company’s newest flagship phones do a lot of things right — and, unfortunately, one thing very wrong — but they stand up well to the competition from Samsung, LG and  [Read More…]

Galaxy S7 Nougat update hitting Canada Mar 20

Poutine, long winters, and delayed Android updates — all part of the Canadian dream.

Canadian Samsung Galaxy S7 owners can finally relax about that damn Nougat update. Weeks and months after it hit the rest of the world, Canadians can expect Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge on March 20, at least on Rogers. Telus, Bell, Freedom Mobile and others will likely follow suit shortly afterwards.

It’s unclear why the Canadian variants have taken  [Read More…]

Make hitting your fitness goals in 2017 easier with this $29 fitness tracker!

2017 is finally here and this year you have promised to follow through on your resolutions. Increasing your fitness level, losing weight, and being more active is always a popular decision when it comes to making resolutions, but so many people fail because they don’t set achievable goals. What if I told you technology can help you with that?

There are plenty of wearables, both smartwatches and activity trackers, that can help you achieve your fitness goals. Unfortunately,  [Read More…]

Huawei P8 Lite 2017 unveiled with Nougat, hitting Europe this month

P8 Lite gets a 2017 refresh with EMUI 5.0 and Kirin 655.

Huawei has refreshed the P8 Lite with a 2017 model that features upgraded hardware in the form of a 5.2-inch Full HD display and a Kirin 655 SoC. The phone also comes with 3GB of RAM and a rather disappointing 16GB internal memory, but there is a microSD card slot.

Unlike the Honor 6X — which has a dual camera setup at the back  [Read More…]

Stable Nougat OTA now hitting Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, starting with beta users

Android 7.0 Nougat is now making its way to the S7 and S7 edge.

After concluding the beta program last week, Samsung announced that it would roll out the stable Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Galaxy S7 and the S7 edge later this month. The company is now kicking off its rollout, with the update making its way initially to those enrolled in the Galaxy Beta Programme.

Those that have best tested the  [Read More…]

Nougat update now hitting LG G5 units in Canada

Bell and Telus customers are receiving the update right now.

LG kicked off the Nougat update for the LG G5 last month in South Korea, and the Android 7.0 update is now rolling out to Canadian units. LG G5 customers on Bell and Telus are receiving the OTA right now, with Rogers’ community page listing December 21 as the date for the rollout.

If you’re rocking an LG G5 in Canada, head into your phone’s  [Read More…]

Android 7.0 Nougat update hitting LG G5 starting today in South Korea, global rollout to follow

G5 owners will soon have access to the same improved software we see on the V20.

LG will start rolling out its Android 7.0 Nougat update to LG G5 owners in its home country of South Korea today, kicking off a process that will eventually update all G5s around the world in the coming weeks. The announcement comes the same day that Google’s numbers show just 0.3% of Android devices have Nougat, and Samsung’s beta program for testing Nougat  [Read More…]