Tag Archive: Soon


Here’s Coolpad’s latest budget phone, coming soon to a U.S. carrier

Coolpad may not be a big name in smartphones, at least in the U.S., but a recent leak is proving enticing for those looking for a decent budget device on a budget.

Early information is indicating that it has a 4,000 mAh battery, a 6.36-inch display, will run Android 9 Pie, and should be coming to an unknown U.S. carrier for less than $ 150. After doing some of our own digging, we’ve been able to determine a  [Read More…]

It looks like the Google Play Store will soon get a big UI overhaul

Recent APK teardown shows refreshed UI

It appears the Play Store might be next on the list for a Google Material Theme refresh, following in the steps of Gmail, Google Messages, and Google Drive’s recent redesigns. The folks over at 9to5Google have dissected the recent version of the Play Store’s APK to discover what this redesign will look like.

While this updated design is a big change from the current Play Store, if  [Read More…]

Samsung’s new tablets are coming soon with entertainment in mind

Samsung recently took the wraps off two of its newest tablets, the Galaxy Tab S5e and the Galaxy Tab A 10.1. As one of the only manufacturers that still care about tablets, Samsung tends to put out quality devices and these two tablets are examples of that.

The Galaxy Tab S5e  [Read More…]

Google’s Call Screen feature may soon arrive on Android One devices

Possibly coming to Motorola and Nokia phones first.

When the Pixel 3 launched in October 2018, one of its most interesting features was Call Screen — something that allows the Google Assistant to answer calls for you so you can decide if you want to pick up or end the call. It expanded to the Pixel 2 and Pixel series last year, and now it looks like it’ll soon be made available for Android One phones.

Spotted  [Read More…]

You can’t change your PSN ID yet, but you will be able to soon

Best answer: Not yet. For the longest time it was impossible to change your PlayStation Network ID, but Sony announced late in 2018 that the ability would come to PS4 soon. It just hasn’t happened yet.

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Why can’t I change my PlayStation Network ID yet?

While the popular belief behind the inability to change your PSN ID lies within technical  [Read More…]

Apple Music coming soon to Google Home and other Assistant speakers

Well, this is a delightful surprise.

Google Home/Assistant speakers already have access to a solid selection of integrated music streaming services, including the likes of Spotify, Pandora, YouTube Music, Google Play Music, and Deezer.

Now, it looks like Apple Music will soon be joining the ranks.

Initially spotted by MacRumors and later confirmed by myself and Phil Nickinson, there’s now an option for Apple Music in the Music section of the Google Home app.

  [Read More…]

Android Messages Will Soon Get Allo-Style Google Assistant

The writing has been on the wall for some time that Google Assistant might be headed for Android Messages. With Mt. View deciding to kill Allo last year it really seemed like only a matter of time before this happened, and today Google has announced that Assistant integration with Messages will be coming in the next few months.

First, let’s start with Google isn’t going to be reading your text messages. At least no more than they already are with its  [Read More…]

Bixby isn’t dead or going away anytime soon — sorry

Samsung can’t let Bixby die because it’s about far more than just the on-phone assistant.

Every time someone mentions Bixby within the context of the smartphone enthusiast crowd, it’s typically met with a range of responses from a laugh to downright disgust. Our guide for how to disable Bixby on your phone, which nominally targets more casual Galaxy owners, is incredibly popular. If you look at these signals, it leads to a general feeling that Samsung is  [Read More…]

Huawei’s MateBook 13 and MediaPad M5 Lite are headed our way soon

Huawei announced at CES today two new products, the MateBook 13 and MediaPad M5 Lite. These are two of Huawei’s latest additions to their award-winning mobile line up of products.

MateBook 13

The MateBook 13 is Huawei’s latest premium Windows notebook. The all-new MateBook 13 features a 13-inch 2160 x 1440 touchscreen display in the  [Read More…]

Chrome may soon embrace Snapdragon laptops with native ARM version

A native ARM version of Chrome could bring better performance to the table.

One downside to picking up a Windows 10 on ARM laptop built on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon platform is that traditional desktop apps require emulation, which brings an inevitable performance hit. But Chrome, the most popular browser on the market, could be close to circumventing that limitation.

Speaking in an interview with Android Authority at Arm TechCon, Qualcomm’s senior director of product management, Miguel Nunes, confirmed  [Read More…]