Tag Archive: Soon


Samsung Gear S3 could soon gain a Spotify offline mode

Users have been able to use Spotify on their Gear S3 and Gears S2 smartwatch ever since last year. Now Samsung has accidentally revealed a possible update that’s coming to the Gear S3 smartwatch – Spotify offline playback support. Which means you’ll be able to download songs from Spotify for later listening. The Korea tech […]

LG G7 could arrive as soon as January 2018

LG’s next-gen G7 flagship might arrive sooner than we expect. The Korean tech giant introduced the G6 during the MWC 2017 convention this February, but next year it might not wait for the event to introduce its newest premium design. According to a report coming out of The Investor, LG has already kick started R&D […]

Motorola Moto E4 to land at Verizon soon

Earlier this week Motorola unveiled the Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus, both of which will be sold on the US market. At launch Motorola didn’t specifically say when the two phones will become available for sale, noting customers will be able to pick them up by the end of the month. A later Moto […]

Google releases Android O Developer Preview 3 for Pixels and Nexuses, OTAs starting soon

Get on that latest build.

Just a month after releasing the second Android O Developer Preview, we now have the third Dev Preview release — which importantly marks final APIs and an official SDK for developers to build apps for Android O. For the non-developers among us, it also means we get a better look at Android O in a closer-to-complete state in terms of interface and features.

Though we expected the third Dev Preview to land  [Read More…]

Essential plans to expand Phone sales to carriers soon, ship near-stock Android software

New details on the Essential Phone emerge — and they look positive.

Essential is getting a whole lot of attention after it finally announced the Essential Phone with its pretty excellent-looking hardware and unique features. The only issue for those excited about it is that it still isn’t actually for sale — there’s a “reserve” system in which you can drop the required $ 699 to get on the list for one when it ships, with no  [Read More…]

The OnePlus 3T could soon be discontinued

With the OnePlus 5 on the horizon, what will happen to the OnePlus 3T? One option is that it could get reduced to push remaining stock and make it even more affordable. However, In a post on the OnePlus Forums, staff member Steven G. gave the final news that the OnePlus 3T is close to being […]

Ikea’s cheap smart lightbulbs will soon support Google Home and Amazon Alexa

Ikea is a huge name in inexpensive home furnishing, but its influence is extending to the smart home space, too.

When Ikea gets into a market, competitors stand up and notice. In the case of smart home tech, the company began offering wireless charging solutions built into desks and lights, it allowed for the average consumer to see the magical technology without going to a carrier store or tech retailer.

Ikea’s smart lighting solution, Trådfri, similarly undercuts  [Read More…]

VR and AR experiences are coming soon to Chrome for Android

Developers can now enable virtual and augmented reality experiences to run inside your mobile browser.

It’s an issue I face constantly: the inability to download an app because there isn’t enough room on my 32GB Pixel XL. Thankfully, Google’s announced that developers can now run web-based virtual and augmented-reality experiences inside the Chrome browser, though it’s not clear if this includes full-size apps.

The announcement was made at Google I/O 2017 during the virtual and augmented reality session. It  [Read More…]

You’ll soon be able to make calls from Google Home

Today at Google I/O 2017, Google announced that you’ll soon be able to make calls using Google Home. The feature will roll out over the next few months to existing Google Home owners. Initially, the calls will come from private numbers, but you can link your phone number to the device so your loved ones can […]

Google Home might soon get cloud device casting, reminder controls

Google’s I/O 2017 developer conference is set to kick start tomorrow and naturally we expect to hear some news about the Google Home. While we wait for Google to provide us the scoop, the folks at the xda-developers performed an APK teardown on one of the most recent updates to the Google Home app (2.3) […]