The Google Pixel lineup is not water resistant, unlike most flagships these days. The phones are IP53-rated, and with the second digit denoting water resistance, a rating of 3 pretty much means nothing.
However, that doesn’t mean that the Pixel can’t stand up to a bit of water. Jonathan Morrison ... Read More »
When it comes to updates, Samsung isn’t particularly fast. With a heavy software skin, many features to add, and lots of custom hardware to support, the company has a lot of work to do to get a new version of Android ready for its flagship devices.
Consumer Reports tested the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active and found it to be a very good phone with one big flaw. When submerged for 30 minutes in water pressurized to 2.12 PSI, equivalent to the IP68 5-foot rating, the device had major water intrusion and ceased functioning.
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.
A lot of people have been begging for a dislike button on Facebook. We all have those friends that just post things we want to dislike. It’s human nature. And Mark Zuckerberg announced today that a dislike button is in the works, though it’s not quite what people wanted.