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Google Dives Deep Into the New Google Play Services APIs

Version 11.6 of the Google Play services SDK — Google’s development kit for the Play Store — is packed to the brim with new features. In an effort to brace folks for...
November 22, 2017 12:30 PM

OnePlus 5T Breaks OnePlus’s Launch Day Sales Record in 6 Hours

Months after the launch of the OnePlus 5, OnePlus followed it up with the OnePlus 5T, an affordable smartphone with an edge-to-edge screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, and a whopping...
November 22, 2017 12:00 PM

YouTube is Back on the Amazon Echo Show After its Recent ToS Violation

Two months ago, it was discovered that YouTube was no longer available on the Amazon Echo Show. This made a lot of customers upset as they had not been given...
November 22, 2017 11:30 AM

Pre-order the Maze Alpha X – 6″ Fullscreen Phone with 6GB of RAM

The Maze Alpha X is on pre-order just in time for the Holidays. This fullscreen phone has a massive 6″ display and powerful specs. At a price of $209.99 this...
November 22, 2017 11:19 AM

Google Introduces the Google Play Referrer API for Developers

Virtually anyone can publish an application or game onto the Play Store these days. Some people think the work ends there and that their product will either succeed or fail...
November 22, 2017 11:00 AM

Qualcomm Investors Would Like Broadcom to Increase its Acquisition Offer

At the start of this month we started to see reports claiming that Broadcom was looking to acquire a well known company within the Android community, Qualcomm. Those reports did...
November 22, 2017 10:30 AM

Facebook Messenger Now Allows Sending and Receiving Images in 4K

Facebook Messenger has grown to become the to-go messaging solution for many people out there. While it’s arguably bloated with unnecessary features and gimmicks (especially since Facebook sought out to...
November 22, 2017 10:00 AM

Google is Collecting User Location Data Even When Location Services are Switched Off

Most Android devices by default (so long as they have Google services, anyway) track the location of the owner. These locations are used for advertising purposes, but also provide useful...
November 22, 2017 9:30 AM

OnePlus 5 to be Phased Out in India, OnePlus to Concentrate on the Online Market

OnePlus entered the Indian market in December 2014. The company faced teething issues in the beginning, but those days are now in the past. Consistently, OnePlus smartphones have been bestsellers...
November 22, 2017 9:00 AM

Join Update Adds Themes, Multi-SIM Support, Stored Pushes and More

Transferring content from one device to another used to be a pain, and if you’re anything like us, you usually just gave up and emailed yourself an attachment. But in...
November 21, 2017 4:30 PM

Here’s What’s New in Samsung Experience 9.0 Beta: Android Oreo and Much More

In late October, we wrote about the beta rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo and Samsung Experience 9.0 on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus phones throughout the U.S., the UK, and...
November 21, 2017 3:45 PM

Waze is Partnering with Toronto to Provide Enhanced Traffic Data

Google-owned navigation application Waze is sort of like Google Maps, but with crowd-sourced information about accidents, traffic, hazards, speed traps thrown in for good measure. Drivers on the road report...
November 21, 2017 3:00 PM