Tag Archive: Released


Sonos One Gen 2 quietly released with Bluetooth Low Energy, new processor

The design, sound, and price are the exact same.

The Sonos One is one of the best smart speakers on the market, and looking to make a good thing even better, Sonos is launching a slightly upgraded version in the form of the Sonos One Gen 2.

If you already own a current Sonos One, you shouldn’t have to worry about upgrading. The design and speaker quality of the Gen 2 are exactly the same as the  [Read More…]

A new Motorola Razr will be released this year as a $1,500 foldable phone

Only 200,000 units will be made.

The Motorola Razr — yes, that Razr — is apparently making a comeback in 2019 and will be released exclusively on Verizon as soon as this February.

We’ll give that a minute to sink it. You good? Let’s continue.

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, the new Razr is being made by Lenovo and will feature a foldable screen. That “folding screen” could mean it’ll have a flip-phone  [Read More…]

Official ZTE Axon 9 Pro render released, announcement coming August 30

ZTE’s (hopefully) going back to what made the Axon line so great in the first place.

In 2015, ZTE ushered in its Axon brand with the ZTE Axon and Axon Pro — powerful Android phones that offered incredible designs, flagship-grade specifications, and seriously competitive price tags. Now, ZTE is continuing the Axon story with its newly-teased Axon 9 Pro.

The company took to Chinese social network Weibo to share the above teaser image that gives  [Read More…]

Android P Beta 3 (Dev Preview 4) released for Pixels with subtle design changes, stability fixes

The latest software is available right away for Pixels and coming soon to other phones in the Developer Preview program.

Plenty of us have gotten in on the Android P Beta fun already, but Google has released yet another update to improve stability and fix bugs in the yet-to-be-named new Android release. Android P Beta 3 is now available for Google’s own Pixel devices through the Android Beta Program, which will push out over-the-air updates to anyone  [Read More…]

New RAMpage attack affects all Android phones released since 2012

RAMpage can access passwords, photos, documents, and more.

There’s a new security vulnerability, boys and girls. It’s called RAMpage and is the latest type of Rowhammer attack to hit the scene.

RAMpage was discovered by a group of eight academics across three different universities and the official research paper was published on June 28, 2018. It reads as follows:

RAMpage breaks the most fundamental isolation between user applications and the operating system. While apps are typically not  [Read More…]

April 2018 security patch released with multiple Pixel 2 improvements

There are 56 non-security-related fixes.

For some people, a new month means a new beginning. A new month to focus on goals, tasks, and projects. For Android users (specifically those with a Nexus or Pixel device), a new month also means a brand-new security patch.

Google just released all of the details for the latest April 2018 security bulletin, and it should be available soon for the Pixel 2, Pixel, and older Nexus hardware.

Like with all  [Read More…]

Android P will officially be released during Q3 2018

The beta will come out in early May.

After plenty of speculation, Android P is finally here – well, sort of. The first developer preview was officially released on March 7, 2018, and while it’s still incredibly buggy and unstable, gives us an early look at what we can expect for the software’s final release. Thanks to a timeline that was recently shared on the Android Developers site, we now have a better idea as to when that’ll happen.

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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 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…]