Tag Archive: Released


LG’s 2018 flagship to have all-new design and be released in June

The phone will use a new MLCD+ panel for its display.

For all intents and purposes, the LG G7 is dead. LG’s CEO reportedly scrapped the phone shortly after CES and ordered the mobile department to go back to the drawing board, and now that some time has passed, we’ve got new information about what we can expect from LG’s big 2018 flagship.

According to Venture Beat, the G6’s successor is currently being referred to as “Judy”  [Read More…]

Android Oreo released for Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7

8.0 Oreo is available now for both handsets.

There are a lot of OEMs that could learn a thing or two from HMD Global – the company responsible for all of the current Nokia-branded Android phones. Following Oreo updates for the Nokia 8, 6, 5, and 2, Oreo is now officially on its way to the Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7.

Nokia 6 (left) and Nokia 7 (right).

The 2018 version of the Nokia  [Read More…]

The most influential games released in Android’s history

Games have always been a part of mobile phones. Remember when Nokia was the de facto brand if you wanted to buy a mobile device? Even those clunky but very resilient phones had the likes of Snake and Bounce for your entertainment needs. When Apple and Google launched app stores for their mobile operating systems, […]

The Essential Phone is a remarkable product released as a beta

This beta should have stayed in testing a bit longer, but now that it’s out, the Essential Phone is turning into a good phone.

It’s not uncommon for people to accuse Google of treating its users as beta testers, but that notion — release fast and broken, and fix problems later on — is, in fact, an entrenched part of the startup culture as a whole. It just looks unbecoming of a company with a market cap  [Read More…]

Motorola released the list of devices getting Android Oreo 8.0 update

Android Oreo 8.0, the latest and the fastest version of Google’s mobile operating system was unveiled last month by Google. The update was initially rolled out to the Google Nexus and the Pixel line-up officially and several other devices have been getting it via unofficial custom ROMs. Traditionally, OEMs other than Google, take at least […]

Android Things Developer Preview 5 released

Google’s Internet of Things platform has been updated to Preview 5 and includes the major change of being based on Android O. Android Things Developer Preview 5 updates the platform to be based on Android O as opposed to the previous Android N. The latest release brings into play the latest API 26 that developers […]

LG G6 mini to be released as the LG Q6 with 3GB of RAM, single 13MP main camera

Back in May, word surfaced that LG might be looking to introduce a mini version of its G6 flagship. Now a report coming out of TechnoBuffalo who talked to a trusted source comes to re-affirm the older rumor. Yes, the Korean company is gearing up to unleash the LG G6 mini. Instead of the 5.7-inch […]

LG Pay released, will be available on the LG G6 in South Korea at launch

LG recently introduced its own mobile paying service dubbed LG Pay, which launches as a direct competitor to Samsung Pay, Android Pay, and Apple Pay. LG Pay will be offered in South Korea first and will land on the LG G6 via a software update that will allow users to add up to 10 payment […]

Samsung has released a ‘Pirates of the Carribean’ themed Galaxy S8 in China

If you want one of your own, you’ll need to set sail for the South China Sea.

Ahoy Matey! Samsung has partnered with Disney for an interesting cross-promotion for the latest film in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, offering a Pirates-themed version of the Galaxy S8. As reported by Business Insider, the special-edition phone will be exclusively offered in China and will retail for around $ 900.

Each phone comes packaged in treasure chest packaging styled  [Read More…]

Android 7.1.2 might be released in two weeks

The beta version of Android 7.1.2 was released near the end of January with some “bug fixes and optimizations, along with a small number of enhancements for carriers and users”. Is this the most interesting release in the world? No, but any progress is good and anytime you can squanch a bug it’s a good day. […]