Google signs $1.1 Billion Deal to Acquire Part of HTC’s Smartphone Team & Non-Exclusive IP Rights

It’s not the full acquisition we were hoping for, but Google has just officially announced that they have signed a deal with HTC Corporation to acquire a part of HTC’s...

No, Android Oreo’s Rescue Party is not the bootloop fix you were looking for

At XDA, we’ve been extensively covering the latest release of Google’s Android OS: Android 8.0 Oreo. Android Oreo brings a ton of new features, but the ones we’ve mostly been...

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[Humor] The Samsung Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 Violate Android’s Compatibility Requirements

Over the years, hundreds of Android devices have been released. Among the dozens of manufacturers building Android phones, Samsung is one of the more prolific of the bunch. But Samsung...
September 20, 2017 6:52 PM

“Pay with Google” Available in Latest Play Services, on its way to Android’s Chrome Browser

Google has recently begun increasing their efforts to get a foothold in the mobile payments market, with the launch of Tez in India, the expansion of Android Pay into the...
September 20, 2017 5:40 PM

Surf the Web Anonymously and Securely with This Trusted VPN

The internet makes our lives easier in every day. We’re able to retrieve data, order gadgets, and access remote servers thousands of miles away in an instant, thanks to powerful, personal computers and mobile devices. Yet the very same devices that place the world within an arm’s reach put us at risk of data infiltration …

“Can’t Talk” Lets You Auto-Reply to WhatsApp, Slack and More

There are times in which you simply cannot (or should not) immediately reply to a message. However there are some social and professional messages that need at least something sent...
September 20, 2017 2:30 PM

Huawei Mate 10 Lite Specifications, Renders, Launch Date, and Pricing Revealed

Huawei has been teasing the upcoming Mate 10 lineup since the end of last month. Since then, details have slowly been coming in thanks to various rumors and this has...
September 20, 2017 2:02 PM

Google Announces a Trade-in Program for Project Fi Customers

When Project Fi was initially announced, some felt the fledgling MVNO would not last very long. However, Project Fi is still kicking, and has even added U.S. Cellular to their list...
September 20, 2017 1:44 PM

Motorola Moto X4 is the First Android One Device in the U.S., Available on Project Fi

At the tail end of last month Motorola officially announced the latest phone for their Moto X series: the Moto X4. This was big for fans of the Moto X...
September 20, 2017 1:31 PM

Google is Preparing for Tighter Android/Chrome OS VPN Integration

Google has gone down a number of paths in their goal to get Android applications working on Chrome OS. We first learned about ARC Welder and its Chrome extension that...
September 20, 2017 11:30 AM

OnePlus 3T Receives Leaked Build of HydrogenOS Based on Android 8.0 Oreo

We’ve seen a number of OEMs such as OnePlus, Nokia, Sony, and others say they’re currently working on the Android 8.0 update, so it’s somewhat of a race to see...
September 20, 2017 11:20 AM

Amazon Reportedly Making Alexa Smart Glasses

Does anybody remember Google Glass? They were a set of smart glasses which showed information in a hands-free smartphone-type environment. They didn’t do all too well. They released in 2014...
September 20, 2017 11:05 AM

T-Mobile and Sprint Allegedly in Talks Over Potential Merger

The two American telecoms giants, T-Mobile and Sprint, are allegedly in talks to conduct a merge, following a similar attempt earlier on in the year. It is unknown currently whether...
September 20, 2017 10:30 AM

HTC to Halt Stock Trading Tomorrow, Rumored Google Acquisition Seemingly Imminent

To say that HTC has been having a bit of a financial issue is an understatement. The company’s financial reports show massive losses thanks to their mobile division and even...
September 20, 2017 10:00 AM

Android 8.0 Oreo Unofficially Lands on the LeEco Le Max 2

Ever since the official arrival of Android Oreo, developers worldwide have been hammering away at bugs on their build machines in order to shoehorn the newest Android OS onto our...
September 20, 2017 6:00 AM