Tag Archive: Headed


Forza Street headed to Samsung Galaxy devices

Forza Street is hitting the mobile market.

What you need to know Forza Street is a free-to-play PC game designed for tablets. It was just announced for Samsung Galaxy devices. You can pre-register for the game on the Google Play store.

A few years ago, Microsoft released a game called Miami Street for PC. It wasn’t meant for high-end systems, but could be played on less powerful devices like tablets. The game was since rebranded to “Forza Street.”  [Read More…]

October 2019 security patch headed out the door and into Pixel phones

The patch fixes the dirty tricks with a handful of treats.

What you need to know The October 2019 security patch has been released. It’s rolling out now to Pixel owners. Images and update files available at the Google Developer site.

It’s time for some patching, and not the pumpkin kind.

Google has released the October 2019 Android Security Bulletin and associated patches, which means an update is now being served to all the Pixel phones. This  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro’s new features are headed to the OnePlus 5, 5T, 6, and 6T

The OnePlus 5 and 5T are also scheduled to get Android Q Developer Preview.

What you need to know Fnatic Mode, Zen Mode, RAM Boost, Screen Recorder and more are headed to the older OnePlus phones. Android Q Developer Preview will be coming to the OnePlus 5 and 5T in the future. There are no ETAs on when the features will be added.

The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro were launched just a week ago and  [Read More…]

Google Assistant is (finally!) headed to the Sonos One and Sonos Beam

Look for a software update coming next week.

At this point we don’t really blame anyone for forgetting about Google Assistant coming to Sonos. After all, the wireless speaker company announced the integration for Sonos One way back in the fall of 2017, with the marriage to happen sometime in the next year. That year came and went, however, and we’re a quarter through the next one.

All that is to say that Google Assistant is finally  [Read More…]

Meet the Alcatel AVALON V, a budget phone headed to Verizon

A budget phone for the masses.

Alcatel’s first phone to launch on Verizon Wireless has arrived, and it’s the $ 100 AVALON V. Priced to appeal to the mass budget market, the AVALON V features a budget specs list that includes a 5.34″ FWVGA+ 18:9 display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor and a 2,460mAh battery. It’s running the out-of-date and soon to be even older Android Oreo OS, and Alcatel couldn’t confirm when it’ll be updated to  [Read More…]

Get ready for a trippy new puzzle game headed to PSVR

Peer into a lighthouse like never before.

The folks at Vertigo Games have been changing the way we thing about VR gaming for a couple of years now. The team behind masterfully scary shooter Arizona Sunshine and subtly brilliant stratey adventure Skyworld is about to publish a unique puzzle game to just about every VR platform this January. It’s called A Fisherman’s Tale, and early looks are incredibly promising.

Puzzle games in VR tend to do  [Read More…]

Motorola One headed to U.S. as Best Buy exclusive

The Motorola One was announced at IFA 2018, but saw only an international release at the outset. But just in time for the holiday season, Motorola is bringing its Android One smartphone to the U.S. The Motorola One will be sold exclusively through Best Buy, with online sales beginning on November 9 and in-store sales beginning on November 11. It should also be noted that the black version will only be sold online, and the white version will only be  [Read More…]

Google Glass is back, and it’s headed to the enterprise

Alphabet has been working on Glass Enterprise Edition for over two years.

Google Glass failed to pick up momentum as a consumer product, but the wearable is getting a new lease on life in the enterprise segment. Alphabet’s X, which oversees the development of Glass, has announced that after two years in a limited trial program, the Glass Enterprise Edition is being rolled out to more businesses.

Glass Enterprise Edition first broke cover back in 2015  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8’s Bixby features headed to Germany in Q4 2017

Bixby will be fully functional in Germany around the time we’re expecting the Galaxy Note 8.

The full feature set of Bixby, Samsung’s AI assistant feature for the Galaxy S8, will only be available in U.S. English and Korean at launch, with other regions having to wait it out. And now we have a rough idea of just how long that might take.

According to an entry on Samsung’s German support site, first spotted by GalaxyClub, Germans  [Read More…]

T-Mobile touts its network size, strength headed into 2017

Going extra magenta in the new year.

T-Mobile is ending the year the way it started it: pumping up its own network and not-to-subtly throwing shade on the others. Under all the bluster, there are a few things to take away.

For all the 5G hype going on — from mobile networks and manufacturers alike — we’re still a long way off from any kind of significant 5G roll-out. T-Mobile accepts this, but is committing itself  [Read More…]