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(Correction) NVIDIA SHIELD TV Preparing for Android Nougat as New SHIELD TV (2017) Releases

UPDATE: This story incorrectly stated that the update had been released, when it was actually in preparation for a rollout in the following weeks. The article has been amended. NVIDIA...
January 16, 2017 3:36 PM

LG Promises LG G6 Battery is Safe from Overheating

Consumer safety is a serious issue – and for very good reason. We lug around a mixture of chemical elements in our pockets everyday without a second thought to its...
January 16, 2017 3:23 PM

Use Tasker to Notify when your Tethered Devices lose Internet Access

From the last article, you know that I spend quite a bit of my time on a train. It’s an excellent time to write an article or two, provided I...
January 16, 2017 2:01 PM

PSA: Double Tap to Fast-Forward Rolling Out to YouTube App on Android

Some of my biggest personal pet peeves with the official YouTube app is the inability to set the video playback speed (to plow through slowew instructional videos) and the inability...
January 16, 2017 1:34 PM

Google App Prepares to add Support for making Payments through Google Assistant

Google Assistant is proving to be rather useful with its robust Google services integration. Plus, with the expanding availability of third-party APIs, the platform is shaping up to make for...
January 16, 2017 12:48 PM

Google Play Revenue Grew 82% in Q4 2016 YoY; Line and Tinder Dominate Revenue Charts

Apps on our smartphones are essential ingredients of what makes our phones smart in the first place.  Apps and App Stores are big money too. The sheer popularity and usage...
January 16, 2017 10:31 AM

XDA-Developers Urges OnePlus to Comply with GPLv2 and Release Kernel Sources

While XDA-Developers, and a large sector of its user base, have been routinely impressed by OnePlus’ commitment to supporting the developer community, we’ve been anxiously awaiting the release of kernel...
January 15, 2017 2:24 PM

XDA Spotlight: Abusive Gym Reminder, an Open-Source App that Yells at you if you don’t Workout

Do you like being yelled at? Are army training boot camps your idea of a good time? Does being screamed at make you more motivated? Then we have have just...
January 15, 2017 10:00 AM

Which Rumored Device Do You Plan to Upgrade to This Year?

We’re entering full swing into the season of new smartphone as Mobile World Congress 2017 approaches. This means we get more leaks, more rumors, and thus more smartphones. Knowing how the...
January 14, 2017 7:00 PM

Using Google Maps in a Third World Country

Nothing is more annoying than when Google Maps gives you the wrong directions, lists incorrect business hours, or doesn’t have updated street view photos. Of course, these are just everyday problems...
January 14, 2017 4:55 PM

Renders of Samsung Galaxy S8 with Headphone Jack and Stereo Speakers Leaked

There’s a lot riding on the Samsung Galaxy S8. Not only does it have to become the next successful flagship from Samsung after the Note 7 debacle, it also has...
January 14, 2017 3:08 PM

Only a Few Rough Edges Hinder the Pixel from Luring the Apple Mainstream

I have owned a number of iPhones including the 5S, 6S, 7, 7+ and the SE. I also currently have a Google Pixel and have had every major flagship from...
January 14, 2017 1:42 PM