Tag Archive: Release


LG V30 US release dates finally announced

We figured that LG would have wanted to improve on the V20’s large announcement to release gap last year, but unfortunately the V30 has found itself in the same predicament. It’s been just about a month since we had official word about LG’s hot alternative to Samsung’s Note 8 big-hitter. It’s been frustrating to say the least for those who […]

Essential has probably sold around 5,000 Essential Phones since its release

More than a month after its initial release, the Essential Phone has only sold 5,000 units. That’s not good.

Just like every year, 2017 has brought the release of a lot of new phones — most of them very good. You’ve got your heavy-hitters like the Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30, but then there’s the market oddity that is the Essential Phone. The very first product from Andy Rubin’s new startup was officially launched on August 17, and  [Read More…]

Samsung may release a Galaxy Note 8 with 4GB of RAM in China

Samsung could be aiming for an $ 800 price point with the 4GB Galaxy Note 8.

Samsung usually reserves its highest-specced phones for the Chinese market — the country was the first to pick up a 6GB version of the Galaxy S8 — but it looks like the manufacturer is set to launch a Note 8 variant with 4GB of RAM in the country. That’s according to TENAA’s certification page for SM-N9508 and SM-N9500, the country-specific variants of the  [Read More…]

Google may release its own headphones with Assistant built-in

A recent teardown of the Google app suggests the company on its own wireless headset.

While a lot of headphones have the ability to activate Google Assistant, what this really does is activated Assistant on the phone. While that’s all well and good, being able to process commands on the headphones would also be useful. According to 9to5Google, some Assistant headphones may be on their way.

9to5Google decompiled the APK file of the most recent version of  [Read More…]

Google to release a new Chromebook Pixel

Google will likely announce the next Chromebook Pixel at the same time as this year’s Pixel phones.

While there are plenty of great Chromebooks out there from third-party partners, Google looks to be gearing up to release another Chromebook Pixel. The first Chromebook Pixel was released in 2013, refreshed in 2015, then put on hold earlier this year. It seems the line is no longer on hold, because a new Chromebook Pixel may be just around the corner.

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Andy Rubin’s Essential secures funding from Amazon, promises Phone release date

Essential gets more funding to help bring its devices to market.

Essential, Android creator Andy Rubin’s smartphone startup, announced its phone earlier this year but has yet to say when it will actually become available. In the time since, the company has announced retail partners and exclusive carriers for each region, including Sprint in the U.S. and TELUS in Canada. Now, the company announced it secured investment funding from a few investment giants, including Amazon and Tencent Holdings.

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Official Android O release for Pixel devices tipped to arrive in early August

Google usually officially releases a new version of Android sometime in late summer/early autumn. For example, the final version of Android N was made available for the masses on August 22, while Android M rolled out a bit later, on October 5. Well for those who are eagerly awaiting Android O, we have some exciting […]

Google Home gets pre-order and release date in Canada

“OK Google… when the heck are you coming to Canada?!”

Google Home has been out in the United States since November, it’s been out in England since spring, and Google promised to bring it to five more countries, including Canada, with the ever-vague “this summer”, but not concrete release date. Well, we’ve got that release date, and open pre-orders to go with it.

Google Home is available for pre-order at $ 179.99 starting today at the  [Read More…]

DC Legends gets Wonder Woman update ahead of theatrical release

You can play as Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman from the upcoming film!

Wonder Woman is finally getting her own major motion picture, which will see its global debut this weekend. DC Legends is celebrating the Amazon’s first solo outing with a new update that adds the movie versions of Wonder Woman, Hippolyta, and Doctor Poison as playable characters. A fourth, unannounced character is also slated to join the Hero roster as part of the June update.

These characters  [Read More…]

First beta release of Android O is available!

First beta release of Android O is available today!

It was only mentioned in passing during the Google I/O keynote, but the Android O beta is live!

You can sign up for the beta here, which will be available on the following devices:

Pixel C Pixel Pixel XL Nexus 5X Nexus 6P Nexus Player

We’ll have more details on Android O soon as we dive into the beta ourselves.

Click here to sign up for the Android  [Read More…]