Will Google Daydream Catch on in 2017?

Last year, we saw Google announcing the Daydream VR platform to standardize the VR experience on Android. The aim was to ensure a consistent level of VR immersion across devices. OEMs would...

[UPDATED] Smart Home & Home Automation Protocols Guide: Creating Your IoT Paradise

Smart home popularity has risen substantially over the past few years, and even the past few months. CES 2017 set the scene for another small explosion of these devices as Apple,...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 to Come With Heat Pipes To Prevent Overheating Issues

After the Galaxy Note 7’s battery issues, it was expected that consumer safety will be one of the top priorities for smartphone OEMs in 2017. As such, LG has already...
January 19, 2017 2:00 PM

Google has Acquired Fabric, Twitter’s Mobile App Developer Platform

Crashlytics was founded in 2011, but was acquired by Twitter at the start of 2013. The team continued to work out of Boston, Massachusetts and had an SDK that was used in...
January 19, 2017 11:18 AM

OxygenOS 4.0.2 and New Open Betas Released for the OnePlus 3 and 3T

Following closely on the heels of their last two updates mere weeks ago, OnePlus has begun rolling out incremental updates to both the OnePlus 3 and 3T. These updates are...
January 19, 2017 10:00 AM

The Galaxy S8 is Rumored to Come with the Largest 5.7″ Panel

We were essentially in the dark about the Galaxy S8 until a few months ago, and since then we’ve seen numerous rumors published about their upcoming flagship smartphone. It’s believed...
January 19, 2017 10:00 AM

Huawei’s Security Advisory Announces Fixes for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Similar to the Android security bulletins that Google, LG and Samsung have, Huawei is another company that keeps track of vulnerabilities that are reported to them. The company published three...
January 19, 2017 9:45 AM

Xiaomi Launches the Redmi Note 4 Snapdragon 625 Variant in India

Xiaomi had a fantastic 2016, marked by the success of its “budget” Redmi Note 3 device — shipping 3.6 Million units in India in 2016, making it the best selling online...
January 19, 2017 9:44 AM

Google Photos Prepares to Allow for Editing the Date and Time of a Photo

Google Photos has always been one of Google’s more useful services. The photo backup service has garnered widespread praise for its unlimited, free backup features as well as its robust...
January 18, 2017 7:14 PM

The Future of the Pixel is Bright

According to trend analyses and reports produced by Wave7, a U.S. mobile market analyst, the Google’s Pixel series have been selling consistently well over the three or so months it has...
January 18, 2017 5:30 PM

Qualcomm Maintains its Dedication to Security with Secure Boot

Along the lines of Android Nougat’s strictly enforced verified boot and Windows’ Secure Boot features, Qualcomm is also pursuing a set of security standards based on cryptographic image authentication to ensure...
January 18, 2017 4:34 PM

Sony Starts Rolling Out Android Nougat Update to Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium

After updating their Xperia X devices to Android 7.0 Nougat, Sony has now started rolling out the Nougat update for its Xperia Z5 series as well. Several users of the Xperia...
January 18, 2017 3:40 PM

Google Enhances Searches for Spotty Data Connections

Making Google searches while on poor data connections can be a frustrating experience. Sometimes you really, really want to find an answer to some question or you are looking up,...
January 18, 2017 2:45 PM

Report: Samsung Completes Note 7 Investigation, Blames Faulty Batteries

The Galaxy Note 7 was one of the most anticipated smartphones when it was first launched, thanks to its symmetrical design and superior camera performance. But a few weeks after the...
January 18, 2017 2:00 PM