Every month, Google releases Android distribution numbers that give us an idea of which versions of Android are rising and falling. For October, a rise came in Android Lollipop, with versions 5.0 and 5.1 scooping up nearly a quarter of the Android market at 23.5%, up from 21% in September. Android 4.4 KitKat remains as the ... Read More »
In June of this year, Sony made the Xperia Z4v, a slightly upgraded version of its Z4, official for Verizon Wireless. The company announced that it planned on launching the handset for the Big Red carrier sometime in the summer months, marking a pretty big bet on the U.S. with a strong flagship to ... Read More »
Not too long ago, Google said that it would be sending out the official release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow to supported devices. Right on schedule, the newest version of Android is now making its way out to Nexus-branded devices, which should make plenty of owners happy.
Google has announced ... Read More »
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While smartwatches are pretty common from manufacturers at this point, more old-fashioned timepiece makers have yet to really jump on the ball just yet. One such company is TAG Heuer, which has carefully bided its time as other companies like Motorola, LG, Huawei, and Apple have all thrown their hats into the market.
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Google always shares a handful of interesting facts and data points about Android during its events, and today is no different. According to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, there are now 1.4 billion active Android devices.
To get this number, Google records Android phone use over a 30 day period. They did the same for ... Read More »
Up until this point, the Pixel lineup has been reserved for ChromeOS and laptops, but it looks like Google is looking to shake things up a bit. According to a new report, there’s a new device coming down the pipe that will bear the Pixel name, but this one’s running Android.
A report published by Android Police says ... Read More »
In March of this year, Samsung made its own mobile payments option official with Samsung Pay. Now a few months later, the service is now available in the United States for those with the appropriate devices. Samsung’s even throwing in a free accessory offer for good measure.
As hinted at above, you’ll need a ... Read More »
On Tuesday, September 29, Google is hosting an event where it’s expected the company will unveil two new Nexus-branded smartphones: the Nexus 5X from LG and Huawei’s Nexus 6P. Leading up to that event, though, we’ve already seen a plethora of leaks surface out of the rumor mill regarding both devices, including the different ... Read More »
Android 6.0 Marshmallow doesn’t have an official launch date just yet, but if we want to take the word of the second largest wireless carrier in Canada, you might want to prepare to circle a date on the calendar.
According to an updated software release schedule, Telus says that Android 6.0 will begin rolling out ... Read More »
On September 23, an image surfaced online that showcased the upcoming color choices for HTC’s One A9, a device that’s bolstering some familiar design decisions, but also packing what’s believed to be a pretty solid mid-range device.
Now, according to G for Games, the A9 has been discovered out in the wild. Unfortunately, the ... Read More »