Google’s chat services are still a mess but it seems that the company is working to improve that mess. Google Duo seemed like a lonely, almost useless video calling app but Google has now given it a purpose.
Late last week, Google Dialer surprised everyone with a lack of compatibility restrictions. Those on Marshmallow and up could install it on their non-Nexus devices, which was a pleasant surprise. Unfortunately, this was a mistake on Google’s part and has now been rectified.
The newest update to Google Dialer has restrictions set by the Play ... Read More »
The BlackBerry Priv is not only BlackBerry’s first Android phone, but it’s also a high-end one. Unfortunately, it isn’t selling as well as the company had hoped. BlackBerry sold 600,000 phones in the first three months of 2016, which was less than expected. Unfortunately, we don’t know how many of them ... Read More »
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While we’re all excited to see progress for Project Ara, there isn’t much news lately. The latest bit of news doesn’t exactly relate to the hardware itself, but is the new logo for the project. It’s a very simple black background with ARA written vertically, with each letter facing a different direction. Interesting and simple, ... Read More »
If you go out into the world, you’ll find that every single person within it is different. Similarities can be found, but nobody is exactly the same. We all have our own characteristics and traits that make us who we are and cause us to be unique. That uniqueness, however, doesn’t have to end with ... Read More »
Project Ara is the long-awaited effort to bring a modular smartphone to the masses. Instead of buying a smartphone and tossing it out when you upgrade, you’ll be able to swap out modules just by pulling them out and sliding new ones in. Everything from the processor to the display will be replaceable, and it seems people love ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy Mega series of devices isn’t exactly targeted at the general user here in the States, but it’s meant to be a line of devices that can offer the size of a flagship device, or even bigger, for a low price. Can’t afford both a tablet and a smartphone? A Galaxy Mega may ... Read More »
Android’s favorite keyboard, SwifKey, announced today a new beta keyboard available for you to test right now. They’ve decided to call this latest keyboard version, “Layouts for Living.” The developers at SwiftKey have been listening and heard our cry in regards to so many different Android devices coming in so many different sizes and shapes. ... Read More »
LTE is really great if it’s in your area already. Even though the network is not fully populated when compared to WiMAX in it’s infancy, it’s still much much faster, and relatively low latency. It’s a mobile network that routinely puts low end cable and DSL ISP’s to shame in my opinion. The HTC Thunderbolt, ... Read More »
Back in May, Google announced the imminent release of Android 2.2, codenamed Froyo, to great fanfare. Froyo brought with it JIT compiler that gives increased speed to the Android platform and applications, updates to the Google search bar and launcher, built in tethering, support for installing apps on the SD card, and all kinds of ... Read More »