Tag Archive: Released


Samsung has released a ‘Pirates of the Carribean’ themed Galaxy S8 in China

If you want one of your own, you’ll need to set sail for the South China Sea.

Ahoy Matey! Samsung has partnered with Disney for an interesting cross-promotion for the latest film in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, offering a Pirates-themed version of the Galaxy S8. As reported by Business Insider, the special-edition phone will be exclusively offered in China and will retail for around $ 900.

Each phone comes packaged in treasure chest packaging styled  [Read More…]

Android 7.1.2 will likely be released April 3

No joke — Android 7.1.2 may hit just after April Fools’ Day.

At the end of January, Google released a beta version of Android 7.1.2 for a handful of Nexus devices, along with its new Pixel phones. The company said that it was “an incremental maintenance release focused on refinements,” including “bug fixes and optimizations, along with a small number of enhancements for carriers and users.”

It’s been 6 weeks since that fateful day, and despite two  [Read More…]

LG G6 render leaked, device may be released a month earlier than G5

The LG G5 wasn’t a shining success like LG had hoped it would be, and the modular features weren’t too well received. With only a few pricey modules, many didn’t see a point. That has left many to wonder if the modules will carry over to the LG G6.

LG G6 render leak

According to a leaked render, the upcoming G6 might not look so different from the G5.While the inclusion of a modular aspect  [Read More…]

Nextbit Robin Nougat update released to community testers

Minty cloudphone company teams up with Paranoid Android devs for faster updates.

Nextbit has announced that the Android 7.0 Nougat update for its Robin phone has officially entered its community testing phase, with builds now rolling out to testers registered through its online form. To help bring the Nextbit Robin right up to speed on the latest stable version of Android, it’s partnered with the Paranoid Android development team, the group responsible for one of the most popular custom  [Read More…]

Final Android 7.1 Developer Preview build released, Nexus 9 added to Beta Program

The second and final Android 7.1 Developer Preview is here.

Just a couple days over a month since the first Android 7.1 Developer Preview was released, we now have Developer Preview 2 available for Nexus phones and tablets to get a near-final taste of the latest software. Those who have enrolled in the Android Beta Program for their compatible device — which now includes the Nexus 9 — will receive Developer Preview 2 this week via an OTA update.

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Google Cast SDK Version 3 released for Android and iOS

Google has released the 3.0 version of its Google Cast SDK for Android and iOS app developers. The updated tools will allow app creators to add more features in their Google Cast-enabled products.

The new Google Cast SDK update was previewed during Google I/O 2016. Among other things, version 3.0 offers developers a way to enable Cast features in their apps with less coding than before. It also offers a more consistent user interface for the iOS and  [Read More…]

BlackBerry’s Venice slider to be released as the BlackBerry Priv

Ever since the device was teased at Mobile World Congress, the upcoming Android-powered BlackBerry slider has been known by its internal codename Venice but a new post from @evleaks may have revealed the go-to-market name for the device. According to @evelaks, when BlackBerry decides to announce the slider officially, it will arrive as the BlackBerry Priv.

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First Minecraft: Story Mode details released, coming to Android later this year

Alongside debuting the first trailer for Minecraft: Story Mode, Mojang has also used its Minecon 2015 showcase in London to detail what the game is actually all about. And it’s certainly a half Minecraft, half Telltale sort of experience.

The game will be coming to Android alongside Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, iOS, Mac, PS3 and PS4 later this year. In true Telltale Games style, it’ll be a story driven experience delivered over a series of “episodes.”

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You can now pre-register for an app on Google Play and be notified when it’s released

Google Play has a new feature that’ll make sure you’re made aware of a new app’s release the second that it arrives on the store’s digital shelves.

Pre-registration for apps is now live on Google Play, and the first app to feature it is Terminator Genisys: Revolution. When you pre-register, you’ll get a notification on your devices when the app actually launches. If you change your mind and decide that you no longer want to be alerted upon the app’s  [Read More…]

Portal Pinball will prove the cake is a lie when it’s released for Zen Pinball HD in May

Zen Studios is teaming up with Valve for Portal Pinball, a new table for the Zen Pinball HD game for Android devices. The table will be released the week of May 25.

Portal Pinball will bring Valve’s world of Aperture Science, which it created for the classic puzzle games Portal and Portal 2, down to a pinball table.

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