Monthly Archives: September 2017

Android

Samsung Pay begins to get Android Oreo support on Galaxy S8

Samsung has a beta program for Android Oreo on the Galaxy S8 allowing select users to test the latest operating system on their device. To allow full functionality of Android Oreo on the Galaxy S8, Samsung are updating the Samsung Pay app to support the latest version of Android. Hopefully Samsung will open up the […]

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OnePlus 5 spotted running Android 8.0

If you’re in the closed Beta for Android 8.0 then you’ll already be familiar with Oreo on your OnePlus 5. For the rest of us there’s some good news in that a OnePlus 5 has been benchmarked running Android Oreo lending suggestion that an update could be imminent. A benchmark result could indicate that the […]

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active heading to T-Mobile, dropping AT&T exclusivity

The annual ruggedized variants of Samsung’s Galaxy series started in 2013 with the Galaxy S4 Active. With the exception of a Sprint model in 2014, the S5 Sport, they’ve all been exclusive to AT&T. That trend is finally coming to an end with T-Mobile preparing to carry the Galaxy S8 Active in both Meteor Gray […]

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Google Assistant is now on Google TV

Google Assistant first make its appearance on the Pixel devices and has steadily been rolled out to a number of devices over the past year. We can now add Android TV to that list as Google adds the virtual assistant to the NVIDIA SHIELD TV. Google Assistant allows aspects of the Android TV to be […]

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354: Android Users Love To Worry

Daniel Bader, Jerry Hildenbrand, Russell Holly, and Phil Nickinson talk about the motives and strategies behind some significant moves in the industry this year, including Google’s HTC deal and Amazon’s new Echo products and Fire TV 4K.

 

It’s update-mageddon! With Google extending security updates for Nexus 5X and 6P, and the Moto X Pure Edition just now getting Android 7.0, what can users reasonably expect from manufacturers in the way of support for devices they already own?

 

Finally, the Pixel 2 only days away—Google is offering up to $410 back when trading in your original Pixel through the Google Store. Now might be a good time to get on it!

 

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TomTop’s favorite three drones for beginners! (Promoted Deals)

When it comes to drones, many have heard about the usual players in the area such as GoPro and DJI but these come at a price. For those looking to get into the drone game but perhaps want something more budget friendly, our friends at TopTop have some great deals. First up is the Visuo […]

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Ulefone Power Max will packing a whopping 13,000mAh battery

Ulefone has an impressive handset in the Ulefone Power 2, a phone with an unusually large 6,050mAh battery and a faster-than-fast fingerprint scanner that rivals premium, high-end Android-powered handsets for an extremely low-end price. Ulefone gives good specs and some decent performance for a fraction of the costs of high-end smartphones, which makes Ulefone one […]

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Google hopes to compete against Amazon Echo Show with new smart hub device

The home automation and virtual assistant market continues to heat up after Amazon announced several new devices this week. To try to keep up, word is out that Google has a project in the works to release a competitor to the Amazon Echo Show. The Echo Show differs from other devices in that it includes […]

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[TA Deals] Win a free Xbox One X!

What’s better than an Xbox One X? A free Xbox One X? Yeah, I’d agree with that. It’s not completely crazy, either, since Talk Android Deals is running a giveaway for the Xbox One X ahead of its November 7th release.  All you have to do is follow the link and enter the giveaway. If […]

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