Tag Archive: Release


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…]

Motorola’s alphabetical Moto product release road map leaks out

Over the weekend, we got the opportunity to learn more about the upcoming Moto X (2017) which by the looks of it will be sold as the Moto Z4 when it makes a debut later this year. On top of leaking the Moto Z4’s logo, the prolific @evleaks also posted an image that was apparently […]

Motorola to release nine phones from C, E, G, X and Z lines in 2017

Motorola brings back old favorites and adds a Moto C line that offers “Unlimited Essentials.”

The latest leak from Evan Blass should get fans of Motorola phones excited.

In a leaked slide we get to see Motorola’s 2017 lineup, including the introduction of a new Moto C line. According to the photo, there are nine phones expected this year to cover everything from value shoppers to enthusiasts.

Motorola 2017 [via tip] pic.twitter.com/qahD9PIxrD

— Evan Blass (@evleaks)  [Read More…]

Oukitel looking to release a phone with a 10,000 mAh battery in June

There aren’t many phones today that features batteries larger than 4,000 mAh. The ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom, which recently launched in the US, is one of the exceptions to the rule with its 5,000 mAh juice box. But what if you could have double of what the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom brings to the table? […]

Where to buy the Galaxy S8 in the U.S.: Pre-orders start March 30, retail release on April 21

Here’s how, when and where you’ll be able to buy Samsung’s latest phones.

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are going up for pre-order starting March 30, which precedes a full release on April 21 in stores and online. With the three week lag time that means you’ll have a little while to decide what size and color you want, but also lock in your order early so you can get it as soon as possible without hunting  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Is Android O a boring release?

The lack of new whizbang user-facing features in O is a sign of Android’s maturity, but that doesn’t mean we won’t see big surprises for non-phone devices.

The big Android story of the week was Android O. Based on what we know about O so far, it would appear to be one of those Android releases, like KitKat or Marshmallow that tunes things up, adds under-the-hood enhancements and builds on already solid foundations.

There are important features  [Read More…]

Gorillaz takes to Google Spotlight Stories for new VR music video ahead of album release

The future is coming on, is coming on, is coming on… in VR.

Gorillaz have a new album dropping on April 28, and they’ve taken to Google’s nascent VR platform to promote it. Partnering with Google Spotlight Stories, the new truly weird VR music video titled Saturnz Barz is available on YouTube VR with the some very interesting antics and — as always — some sick beats.

The VR video can be broken down into two  [Read More…]