Tag Archive: Soon


Android Things is the smart home’s saving grace and it can’t come soon enough

Android Things could be what it takes to make all these smart things be simple things, too.

In an article gushing over my Logitech Harmony remote I mentioned that I had a horrible mish-mash of smart “stuff” in my house and tying it all together was a pain. That prompted a conversation where someone reached out to me with a really great question that I had a tough time answering: Where should I start if I want  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S9 in Sunrise Gold to land in the US soon

Introduced a few days ago for China and South Korea, it now appears the Sunrise Gold Galaxy S9 will also be sold in the US.

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Samsung Exynos processors may soon appear in ZTE and other phones

Qualcomm dominates the mobile processor market, but Samsung wants to change that.

Samsung is one of the biggest names when it comes to Android smartphones, but when you look specifically at the processors that power them, the conversation changes. Qualcomm has dominated the mobile chipset market for years now, but it would appear that Samsung’s interested in doing something about that.

According to a report from Reuters, Samsung’s beginning talks with ZTE and other OEMs to supply  [Read More…]

Valve Steam Link app will soon let you play Steam games on Android and iOS

The app will be released during the week of May 21.

Steam is one of the world’s most popular platforms for accessing video games, and soon, you’ll be able to play any titles you’ve purchased on it on your Android and iOS devices (including phones, tablets, and Android/Apple TV).

This is being made possible thanks to a new app Valve’s releasing called Steam Link, and it’ll be free to download for both operating systems. It’s an incredibly  [Read More…]

The May 2018 Security Patch is here and updates will soon follow

Factory images are ready now if you’re not the waiting type.

The May 2018 Android Security Bulletin is here and that means updates are in the making. They aren’t the “pretty” kind of updates, which can seem disappointing to some, but they are the important kind that keep your phone working as it should and protected against online shenanigans.

There isn’t a “showcase” bug in this month’s patch, which is good news for everyone except people who  [Read More…]

Amazon page confirms the Fire TV Cube is a real product, coming soon

Amazon confirms the existence of the Fire TV Cube, an upcoming product which is expected to be a mix between a Fire TV and Echo speaker.

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Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ variants with 128GB/256GB storage might be headed for the US soon

In the US, the base version of the Galaxy S9 ships out with 64GB of storage. But soon you’ll be able to get one with 128GB/256GB.

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Netflix will soon be included with Comcast Xfinity subscriptions

The bundles will be available this month.

Netflix and Xfinity are two of the biggest names when it comes to home video content, and now the two companies are joining forces to include Netflix subscriptions as part of certain Xfinity plans.

Comcast made this announcement on April 13 and described it as an extension of the partnership that already exists with the Netflix app on its X1 platform. Per Comcast’s Chief Business Development Officer, Sam Schwartz –

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Instagram will soon let you download your photos, videos, and messages

More details will be announced “very soon.”

Over the course of nearly 8 years and 800+ million subscribers, Instagram’s become the go-to social network for sharing photos and videos of whatever’s going on in your life. Later this year, the app will finally allow users to download offline copies of their data.

Similar to the “Download Your Information” feature that Facebook introduced in 2010, this would enable Instagram users to save offline copies of their photos, videos,  [Read More…]

Google brings to peer-to-peer payments to Assistant on Android, soon Google Home

No more bugging friends, or having friends bug you, for that drink money.

Google has announced that it is bringing a popular feature of Google Wallet, peer-to-peer payments, to Assistant on Android and iOS this week.

Peer-to-peer payments were sequestered to the Wallet app for many years before recently being subsumed into the Google Pay app itself under the brand Pay Send. Now users can ask Assistant to do all the hard work, as long as the  [Read More…]