• MKBHD Goes Hands-On With RED Hydrogen Prototypes

    MKBHD Goes Hands-On With RED Hydrogen Prototypes

    If you have plenty of dough in the bank and take your YouTube videos seriously, the Hydrogen smartphone from boutique-priced camera maker RED probably has you excited.And while we’re still quite some time from launch, even with RED already taking pre-orders, MKBHD was able to go hands-on recently with the Hydrogen at a closed-door event.
  • Plex Live TV and DVR Support Comes to Android Phones

    Plex Live TV and DVR Support Comes to Android Phones

    Mobile users of Plex can now use their Android device to control the service’s Live TV and DVR feature.Additionally, noted specifically for mobile folk, Plex has improved the sign in and signup screens, as well as the password resetting experience.
  • OpenSignal Mobile Networks Report is Out and T-Mobile Cleaned House

    OpenSignal Mobile Networks Report is Out and T-Mobile Cleaned House

    You are probably going to hear a lot from T-Mobile today, thanks to good news out of the latest OpenSignal “State of the Mobile Networks” report for August 2017.The Uncarrier managed to sweep the awards that are handed out for categories like download speed over 4G, 4G latency, and 4G availability.
  • Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8+: Image Comparison

    Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8+: Image Comparison

    Thanks to leaked press images of the Galaxy Note 8, we get to do a simple side-by-side comparison of it to the Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy S8 before the phone is ever announced.As we noted yesterday, the Galaxy Note 8 is very similar in styling to the Galaxy S8 line if not a bit more squarish.
  • Google Image Search Gets Badges to Help You Tap to the Right Place

    Google Image Search Gets Badges to Help You Tap to the Right Place

    Google pushed out an update to Google Image Search today on the Google App and mobile search that should help you jump into the right places as you tap around results.Now, you’ll see badges in the bottom left corners of image results that could say things like “Recipe” or they could show a play button with time to indicate that a video is behind the image.
  • Verizon LG G6 and G5 Grabbed Updates Today

    Verizon LG G6 and G5 Grabbed Updates Today

    I wish I could tell you that they include Android O and winning lottery numbers, but they are security patches only.The LG G6 on Big Red is seeing software version VS98812B, while the G5 is getting VS98729A.
  • Effective Today, Support for the Nextbit Robin is Finished

    Effective Today, Support for the Nextbit Robin is Finished

    After being released in mid-February of 2016, support for the Nextbit Robin has officially ceased as of today.Announced on Twitter this morning, Nextbit states it has shut down support for the device, bringing a swift death to the cloud-centric Android smartphone.
  • Alexa Voice Control Over Fire TV Goes Live

    Alexa Voice Control Over Fire TV Goes Live

    With voice control over your Fire TV devices, you’ll be able to tell Alexa (through an Amazon Echo) to pull up your favorite show, launch apps, and control playback without having to reach for a remote.” If you happen to own a Fire TV Edition smart TV (like this one), you’ll have an additional set of controls over TV channels and volume or HDMI port switching.
  • Moto E4 Plus Arrives in US on August 3 for $179

    Moto E4 Plus Arrives in US on August 3 for $179

    The recently announced Moto E4 Plus now has a launch date: August 3.The Moto E4 Plus starts at $179.
  • OnePlus 5 Updated With New Font, EIS for 4K Recording, Bug Fixes

    OnePlus 5 Updated With New Font, EIS for 4K Recording, Bug Fixes

    An update is beginning to roll out to owners of the OnePlus 5, one that brings the July security patch, updated Slate font, and so much more.Listed in the changelog, OnePlus has added EIS (electronic image stabilization) for 4K video recording, updated to the latest GMS package, improved WiFi connections, enhanced standby battery life, and fixed occasional sound leaks from the speaker when you’re using a headset.
  • Here's the Galaxy Note 8 From Almost Every Angle

    Here's the Galaxy Note 8 From Almost Every Angle

    Last night, we were treated to the front side of the upcoming Galaxy Note 8, then shortly after, the entirety of the device was published online via @evleaks.In these images, which show us every angle of the device basically, we get a real good look at the dual rear-facing camera setup, poorly placed fingerprint reader, and S Pen.
  • Moto G5S Plus: Price, US Release Date, Everything Else to Know

    Moto G5S Plus: Price, US Release Date, Everything Else to Know

    The new phones are the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus.The regular Moto G5S now has a 5.
  • Want to See the Galaxy Note 8?

    Want to See the Galaxy Note 8?

    The image, as you probably guessed, comes courtesy of @evleaks who calls this the “Midnight Black” model.This more than likely is the Galaxy Note 8 (No, I’m not calling it Note8 just like we didn’t call previous models Note7 or Note5.
  • Moto Z2 Force: First 10 Things to Do!

    Moto Z2 Force: First 10 Things to Do!

    Pre-orders for the Moto Z2 Force have been up since last week, so if you’re expecting yours to arrive shortly, the below video should put you on the right track.Motorola has implemented only a few things on top of the already feature-packed Nougat OS (Android 7.
  • DEAL: Google Daydream View VR Headset Drops to $59 ($20 Off)

    DEAL: Google Daydream View VR Headset Drops to $59 ($20 Off)

    00.While the device works with only a few devices at the moment, it’ll soon work the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, opening it up to a whole bunch of users.
  • Vic Gundotra Hates Android Phone Cameras

    Vic Gundotra Hates Android Phone Cameras

    I say that because Vic took to Facebook this weekend to share a photo of his kids that he recently snapped with his iPhone 7.But he wasn’t talking about phones in general, he was talking only about the iPhone that Apple makes.
  • Bluetooth Battery Indicator API Hitting AOSP

    Bluetooth Battery Indicator API Hitting AOSP

    According to information dug up on AOSP by XDA, Google is working to bring default retrieval of battery information from connected Bluetooth devices.For instance, if you use an Android device that doesn’t already have this feature built in, you’ll be able to check the connected Bluetooth device’s battery levels directly from your smartphone, such as your headphones and any other Bluetooth accessory.
  • Galaxy S8 Daydream VR App Hits Google Play Finally

    Galaxy S8 Daydream VR App Hits Google Play Finally

    I started paying attention to the change this morning when Google moved the Galaxy S8 and S8+ up from the “Coming soon” section on the Daydream site to the section that shows those that are already supported.And as I just mentioned, within the last hour, the apps all went live, including the Daydream app and Daydream Keyboard.
  • ASUS ZenFone 4 Unveiling Set for August 19

    ASUS ZenFone 4 Unveiling Set for August 19

    The next ZenFone’s unveiling date has been set by ASUS.On August 19, we’ll be introduced to the ZenFone 4.
  • Android's Nearby Connections 2.0 is Ready to Proximity the Hell Out of Your Life

    Android's Nearby Connections 2.0 is Ready to Proximity the Hell Out of Your Life

    Today, Google is releasing Nearby Connections 2.It’s those connections that could get you almost-instant access to information just because you are near it.