OnePlus wants to let its users test software builds before release, so the company released a community build of OxygenOS 3.5 for the OnePlus 3. It seems to be a trend for companies to release test builds or beta builds for devices, as Read More »
LG is joining in on the fun and offering a beta test of Android 7.0 Nougat for owners of the LG G5! Unfortunately, this beta test is extremely limited.
Only 2,000 people are going to be able to use this beta software, only in South Korea, and only on the ... Read More »
Sony is no stranger to offering beta versions of Android to test on its devices. The company would offer Android 6.0 Marshmallow to a limited amount of devices for testers, which was and is unheard of for other companies.
Now the ... Read More »
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Battery life is all the rage these days, with beefy batteries and quick charging technology being the norm. But the more you charge a battery, the faster it deteriorates. Sony is thinking about this and giving users a way to keep their batteries healthy.
Over the past few years, we’ve seen a great deal of new players enter into the smartphone market. One of the more intriguing companies is Nextbit, a company founded by ex-Googlers that has created a smartphone that’s centered around cloud storage. The Nextbit Robin has received positive reviews since its release, and has ... Read More »
If you’re down for testing the latest and greatest apps, Google just gave the Maps app its own official beta version. You’ll have to sign up to test this new beta, and it might be buggy and dysfunctional, so this isn’t for everyone.
If you want to give it a ... Read More »
Spotted in a new alpha build of Twitter for Android, it appears Twitter is testing a new feature that would enable a darker night mode for the app that makes night tweeting a little easier on the eyes.
While not much is known about the night mode being tested at this time, Android does allow ... Read More »
Sony’s Stamina mode was a feature in older software builds that served as a battery saving mode. It shut off many different processes and features to preserve your precious battery life. Unfortunately, with Google including Doze mode in Marshmallow, Sony had to remove the feature so it wouldn’t interfere.
The company promised that the feature ... Read More »
BBM for Android is a chat service brought over from the BlackBerry OS of the past, even more important now that the company has its own Android device on the market. And with the latest update, a beta version of video chat is now available.
The video chat feature is intended to work between iOS ... Read More »
We recently heard about Google asking for testers for a new travel app, and now we get to take a look at it. The app is called Google Trips and it’s all about trip planning and information.
The test participants who were ... Read More »