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LG Reportedly Wants to Leverage AI for its Products in 2017

LG's smartphone division is currently being propped up by profits the company is making selling other products like TVs and home appliances. LG made a major gamble on its modular concept with the LG G5 but then recently confirmed they would be ditching this design with the upcoming LG G6. A lot is riding on their...

Marclay Displays Landscape Videos Behind Your Notifications on Android TV

Android Experiments is Google's way of highlighting applications that have interesting and unique features. We've seen projects like a VR-style camera using just the hardware in your smartphone, a project to lock people out of their phones so you can enjoy a family meal in peace, and even a tic-tac-toe game that used a 3x3x3 cube...

Report: Samsung’s Virtual Assistant “Bixby” Will Feature Image and Text Recognition Capabilities

Samsung is reportedly all set to launch their next flagship devices, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, in March. If recent rumors are true, we may already know some of the key hardware specifications of the two devices. For instance, the Galaxy S8 is slated to feature a 5.7" display while the Galaxy S8 Plus might boast...

Samsung Announces Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout Schedule for several Galaxy Models

Samsung has officially stated that the Android Nougat 7.0 rollout has begun for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge devices, confirming earlier reports. The press release states that the rollout began 2 days ago and will be making its way to devices via an OTA update and will be available to owners of the devices...

OnePlus Releases Android Nougat Kernel Sources for the OnePlus 3/3T

On the heels of the OxygenOS 4.0.2 release for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, OnePlus has released kernel sources for Android Nougat for the devices. This move follows the growing requests of users and developers alike on social media and forums, along with our own request to OnePlus to comply with the GPL V2...

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 detailed how it has been imposing tougher safety checks for their smartphones to ensure consumer safety. Now, a new report coming in from Digitimes shows potentially how...

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 over 1 million applications. They developed software that enabled iOS, Android and Unity developers to pinpoint the reasons why their applications were not stable (down...

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 rolling out to both the official and beta channels for OP3/3T owners. All users should begin to see the update become available over the next...

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 that they will be called the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus and they will both be equipped with incredibly thin bezels at both...

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 of these this week and they are possible on a combination of three smartphones that Huawei is currently selling. Fixes for these vulnerabilities will be...

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 phone in the country of all time. Packing an impressive processor and insane battery life, the Redmi Note 3 rounded it up with an unbelievable...

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 sharing capabilities. But one area that Google Photos has always lagged in is the ability to edit your photos. Luckily over time, Google has been...