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Carrier Unlocked SD820 Galaxy S7 / Edge Available in USA… Bootloader Likely Still Impenetrable

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge are arguably among the best Android smartphones one could buy right now. Whether you like or hate the various nuances that come along with Samsung devices, like Touchwiz and locked bootloaders to name a few, there's no denying that the phone works for the normal user and...

Android N Officially Named Android Nougat

The upcoming Android N update has finally received its name unveiling, and as the statue was revealed and added to the collection, we found out the name is Android Nougat! What is a Nougat, exactly? From Wikipedia:Nougat is a family of confections made with sugar or honey, roasted nuts (almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, and macadamia nuts are common),...

ZTE Employee Hints at Unlocked Bootloader on Axon 7

One important aspect of how many users decide to buy a phone is whether or not they can root it or flash ROMs. Many users, myself included, hold the ability to root in high regards, and almost find no interest in phones if they are not able to be rooted. A recent phone making buzz is the...

Google Play Store Version 6.8 Hints at Sharing Music Purchases on a Family Plan, Improved Data Pre-Loading

Google Play Store Version 6.8 is now rolling out with hints suggesting a possible upcoming change within the Google Play Music Family Plan. Currently, subscribers to the Play Music Family Plan are unable to share individual purchases among family members, as noted in the help page: Each family member will still have separate Google Accounts, playlists,...

Amazon Discounts the Moto G4 for Amazon Prime Members… by Including Bloatware and Ads

If you are an Amazon Prime Member in the USA, Amazon is rolling out a hard-to-resist deal for you. You can now take advantage of "exclusive pricing" of up to 50% off on two decent Android smartphones, the BLU R1 HD and the more familiar Motorola Moto G4.The BLU R1 HD will cost $49.99 (down...

OnePlus Warn About Price Increases, Says Brexit is to Blame

Taking to their forums earlier today, OnePlus has warned that due to the uncertain nature of the GBP that prices may be increased to ensure they maintain their margins. Recommending that people considering purchasing a device did so sooner rather than later as they will only be providing "several days" notice in the event that the...

Freedom 251, The $4 Smartphone is on Course to Reach Consumers

Remember the Freedom 251? No, this isn't related to politics or revolution, not in any confirmed way at least. Freedom 251 is the name of the $4 Android smartphone, that was being launched by Indian company Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd. Poor choice of brand name aside, the Freedom 251 made the news back in February when...

PSA: Enable Scroll Anchoring in Google Chrome to Prevent Annoying Page Jumps

There are a ton of awesome features hidden away in many Google apps that are rarely hyped up namely due to a lack of advertisement by Google. One such feature hidden away in Google Chrome's chrome://flags page is the Scroll Anchoring feature.Introduced back in April initially only in Google Chrome Dev v51 builds, the feature prevents...

App Pricing Structures — Turn Your Hobby in to a Profitable and Sustainable Career

Pricing is a very important part of your app as the subject tends to invoke strong feelings in your users, get it right and you can bring in a steady income and leave your users happy. Get it wrong and you infuriate and alienate your users and gain bad faith. In the worst cases, this...

[APKS AVAILABLE] Samsung’s TouchWiz Replacement Detailed on Video, Will Likely Arrive with Note 7

Samsung's TouchWiz UI has slowly been transforming itself over the years, progressively pleasing more and more enthusiasts by trailing away from the bloat and clutter it was so infamous for. While there are still improvements to be made, new details show big changes might be coming.With their upcoming "Grace UX", Samsung is seemingly putting forth...

Are Third Party SMS Apps Worth It?

 I will go through some of the most popular texting apps and point out some of my favorite features about each one. Textra SMS  Chomp SMSEvolveSMS  Yaata SMSWhat is your favorite texting app? Let us know what you like about it!

Next Note Device Likely to Bear “Note 7” Moniker, Specs Leaked

If you are waiting for the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 to sweep you off your feet and give you your reason to upgrade, you might me waiting indefinitely. Because as current leaks and rumors go, the Note 6 is likely to never be released. Okay, we are being a bit overtly dramatic here. The "Note 6"...