Expect OEMs to Keep Omitting the Headphone Jack as Their Newest Phones are Selling Better and Better

A little over a year ago I wrote about the killing of the 3.5mm headphone jack. At the time, the Moto Z was newly announced, making it the first mainstream...

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Huawei Releases Financial Report for H1 2017; Sales Revenue Increases 36.2% YoY

We are starting to see a number of financial reports come out from smartphone OEMs right now, as they try to give us and their investors a look at their...
July 28, 2017 12:29 PM

Google Play Offers Discounts on Some TV Seasons if You Own Part of it Already

Google Play offers a number of different ways to obtain TV shows for your smartphone, tablet, and Android TV devices. So if you would like to get your hands on...
July 28, 2017 11:59 AM

This Cisco Certification Training Bundle is 98% Off

Cisco Systems is the world’s leading designer, manufacturer, and provider of networking equipment, and is an essential component to much of the corporate world’s connectivity and efficient functionality. As such, the demand for certified Cisco engineers is constant and continually growing, and their compensation is commensurately excellent. Now is your chance to get the training …

MIUI 9 Alpha and Beta Download Links Available for the Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6

We’ve talked about MIUI 9 quite a lot lately. It was only last week when Xiaomi officially announced that MIUI 9 would be launched at the end of this month....
July 28, 2017 11:30 AM

NPR Survey Shows 65% of Owners Wouldn’t Go Back to Not Having a Smart Speaker

For some, the whole smart speaker market seemingly came out of no where. Amazon launched the Echo and for a while it was too expensive for your average customer to...
July 28, 2017 11:10 AM

Google Hires Essential’s Liron Damir as Head of UX on Google Home Products

Google has been getting more serious each passing year when it comes to its newly formed hardware division. The company has had huge success with its Chromecast device, and has...
July 28, 2017 10:05 AM

HTC 10 and HTC One A9 Android 7.0 Nougat Kernel Source Code Released

HTC just announced that they have published the Android 7.0 kernel source code for the HTC 10 and the HTC One A9. These newly published sets of kernel source code...
July 28, 2017 12:51 AM

Latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build Lets you Link your Android Phone to your Windows PC

Microsoft has announced the newest iteration of Insider Previews for Windows 10. Insider Preview Build 16251 for PC is rolling out to Windows 10 Insiders in the Fast ring, and...
July 27, 2017 5:30 PM

HTC U11 Custom Kernel Brings Energy Aware Scheduling (EAS)

There’s been a lot of talk about Energy Aware Scheduling (EAS) lately and now a new custom kernel brings this to the latest HTC flagship smartphone as well. This HTC U11 custom...
July 27, 2017 5:15 PM

Google Photos No Longer Limits Shared Albums at 2,000 Pictures

Google made millions of people sigh in relief when they launched their Google Photos service back at Google I/O 2015. Until then, it was near impossible to find a image hosting...
July 27, 2017 2:55 PM

WhatsApp Reaches 1 Billion Active Users Per Day Milestone

Social media and communication platforms are serious business, with every big company trying or having tried in the past to get a piece of this giant pie. But sadly and...
July 27, 2017 1:45 PM

Skip Songs in Spotify using Custom Rules with Skipify

Spotify took the music streaming industry by storm with its paid and free service over the years. The features offered combined with the collection of music available make it very...
July 27, 2017 1:05 PM

Seven Years Later, Google Instant is Shutting Down

Back in 2010 with Marissa Mayer at the helm of Google Search Products and User Experience, she decided to launch a feature called Google Instant for Android. This is a...
July 27, 2017 12:55 PM