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SwiftKey keyboard is coming to desktops and laptops running Windows 10

SwiftKey is a hugely popular third-party keyboard, being one of the first keyboards to allow for swipe typing on your Android device. It was also one of the first to...
June 14, 2018 4:18 PM

The Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 has an upgraded Intel chip for $499

It has been almost a year and a half since Samsung announced the Samsung Chromebook Pro and Chromebook Plus. The Chromebook Pro gets most of the attention since it has...
June 14, 2018 1:29 PM

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Android One Moto X4 receiving May security update with fixes for Android Auto and USB transfer

The transition to Android 8.0 and Android 8.1 has been a mixed bag for those of us in the community. There are some companies out there who pushed out their...
June 14, 2018 10:32 AM

Motorola Begins Soak Test for Android 8.1 Oreo for the Moto G5S Plus

The Motorola Moto G5S Plus was launched in August 2017 as a half-yearly upgrade to the Moto G5 Plus, bringing in a bigger screen and a dual camera setup. Thanks...
June 14, 2018 10:00 AM

Nokia 7 Plus owners accidentally get OTA downgrading them from Android P to Android Oreo

Nokia and HMD Global have had a terrible time when it comes to updates recently. Only last week did we see the Nokia 6.1 suffer from Wi-Fi problems after upgrading...
June 14, 2018 9:30 AM

OnePlus 6 announced to feature Dirac Power Sound and Dirac HD Sound

Dirac is a Swedish audio firm that specializes in sound optimization. They are partnered with manufacturers like BMW, Bentley, Rolls Royce and a lot more. Some smartphone OEMs, like Xiaomi,...
June 14, 2018 9:00 AM

HP Chromebook X2 is the first Detachable Chromebook with Linux app support

We first heard of Chrome OS gaining Linux app support back in February. Google officially confirmed during Google I/O 2018 that the Pixelbook would be the first Chromebook with Linux...
June 14, 2018 3:22 AM

LineageOS Introduces “Trust” – A Centralized Interface for Security and Privacy

The introduction of monthly security patches for Android was a welcome and much-needed move from Google. At that time, Android was infamous for its fragmentation issues, which negatively impacted how...
June 14, 2018 12:01 AM

Xiaomi Redmi 6/6A and Vivo NEX forums are now open

It was a big week for smartphone companies in China as both Vivo and Xiaomi went on to announce 4 new Android smartphones to the world. All four of these...
June 13, 2018 11:00 PM

Partial refunds for IAPs & subscriptions now available on Google Play

The Google Play Developer Console has quietly been getting new features in the past few weeks. Recently, we saw that Google added the ability for developers to restrict their apps...
June 13, 2018 8:29 PM

Essential Phone camera update includes camera roll enhancements and “tiny planet” videos

Essential has been on fire lately, especially when it comes to updating the Essential Phone. Amid concerns about the wellbeing of the company, they’ve been rattling off software updates for...
June 13, 2018 5:30 PM

LG G7 ThinQ Mini Review: A Great Camera and Beautiful Design Still Can’t Help LG Stand Out

The LG G7 ThinQ is the company’s first big flagship phone for 2018. In theory, the G series is supposed to compete with the Samsung Galaxy S9, but LG hasn’t...
June 13, 2018 5:00 PM