Now that Oreo is out and running on Google hardware, every manufacturer is working on the update for its flagship devices and every power user is wondering when they’ll get it on their phones.
It’s difficult to buy a phone sight unseen. Though many of us strictly buy unlocked devices with no carrier bloat and delayed updates, carrier stores can be a blessing for testing a device before you buy it. If it doesn’t sit well in the hand, you won’t enjoy using it for the next year or ... Read More »
We’re used to our devices having night modes. That orange filter over the screen is a big improvement at night, where cool colors can strain the eyes and hurt your sleep. However, Chrome OS still doesn’t have such a feature.
Thankfully, Google is on it. A Night Light feature has been ... Read More »
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The official Nougat update has already been released for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, but the beta tests keep coming. Now OnePlus has released a beta version of Android 7.1.1 Nougat for both the Read More »
Android Instant Apps was announced at Google I/O last year, and it got quite a bit of attention and quite a few fans. It promised the ability to run compatible apps without downloading them.
Want to read a BuzzFeed article? You can click it in search results and open the app ... Read More »
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.
However, Samsung is allegedly testing a 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 »
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 that wasn’t enough, they ... Read More »