Tag Archive: Officially


Huawei officially introduces the Mate 10 Pro to the US market

While we are still looking to see what LG and Samsung have in store for 2018, Huawei has officially made its US entrance at CES 2018. Huawei took to the stage during one of the biggest events of the year to announce that the Huawei Mate 10 Pro will be coming to the US. The […]

With expansion to screens and cars, Google Assistant is officially everywhere

Google Assistant is moving into more places in and outside the home.

When Google debuted the Assistant at I/O in 2016, it was this tiny little feature inside a little-used messaging app called Allo.

But by the time it expanded to Pixel phones and the Google Home speaker later that year, we knew that this wasn’t some fly-by-night project the company would later abandon, but a line-in-the-sand statement on the future of computing. Or maybe it was just a  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 in Rose Pink officially launches in the UK

More choice never hurt anyone.

The Galaxy S8 is still one of the best-looking phones on the market, and along with its slim bezels and solid construction, one of the things that helps it stand out is all of the colors that Samsung released for it. The S8 initially launched in Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold, Coral Blue, and Orchid Gray, and following this, Samsung announced additional Rose Pink and Burgundy Red options.

Rose Pink was  [Read More…]

Android 8.0 is officially Oreo!

Android 8.0 is officially nicknamed Oreo!

After months of teasing, we finally have an answer: Android 8.0 is officially Oreo. Not octopus, nor oatmeal cookie (thank goodness). We can now rest until the hype starts again next year.

Google kept this particular deal under wraps for months as it negotiated with Nabisco, the owner of the Oreo brand. The same excitement was maintained in the run-up to Android 4.4 KitKat, during which Google partnered with Nabisco rival  [Read More…]

Android 8.0 officially launches as Oreo

The wait is finally over for the mystery of the next name for Android O. Google has officially announced that Android O is to be called Android Oreo. With many different options being considered over the past few months and a number of Google teases, it seems the company have settled on the option that […]

Opera Max for Android has officially been discontinued

We hate to be the bearer of bad news but today we have some for Opera Max users. The Norwegian developer announced that the popular data-saving app – originally launched in 2014 – has been discontinued. The reason for this unexpected move? The company claims it wants to focus on its browser products and stop […]

OnePlus officially confirms OnePlus 2 won’t get Android 7.0 Nougat

Android enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the OnePlus 5 which should land on June 20, but in the meantime, OnePlus 2 owners got some bad news. Even if back in November 2016, OnePlus promised it will update the OnePlus 2 to Android 7.0 Nougat, the build never came. And now we finally have […]

Nougat is officially rolling out for the Verizon HTC 10

Big Red finally joins the rest of ’em in updating last year’s HTC flagship.

Verizon HTC 10 users, feeling a little left out? Everyone else, including T-Mobile and Sprint, have received their update to Nougat. The good news is that today is your day, as Verizon has started rolling out the update to Android 7.1.

Here’s the changelog, straight from the source:

Software Version: Build Number: 2.41.605.12

Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a new software update  [Read More…]

Samsung Pay officially rolls out in India with UPI and Paytm integration

Samsung Pay is now officially available in India.

After rolling out Samsung Pay early access a few weeks ago, Samsung has now officially launched its digital payments service in the country. Samsung has teamed up with Visa, MasterCard, and American Express for payment processing, and Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI Cards and Standard Chartered Bank customers will be able to use Samsung Pay starting today. Citibank credit cards will soon be added to the platform.

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The Android O rumor game has officially started, and here’s what we think

All the things that nobody knows but are fun to guess about. It’s that time!

Everyone has a list of things they hope to see in Android O. Some make a lot of sense and there’s a good chance we’ll see them, others are just pipe dreams. But now that the time for a new version of Android to be announced is getting closer, the guessing games can begin!

9to5 Google has a list of features they  [Read More…]