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Samsung Galaxy S9: A Roundup of what we know thus far

February 23, 2018

This year’s Samsung Unpacked event is scheduled to happen on Sunday, February 25. This is one day ahead of MWC 2018, which is a week-long event in Barcelona, Spain. The South Korean company confirmed that it will unveil Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ beginning at 12:00pm EST. Samsung must appeal to MWC’s larger crowd, so we’re expecting something a little extra special at this year’s event.

Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 2/19 – 2/23: Which Android devices were updated this week?

February 23, 2018

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re reading this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

General News

Essential is making it too easy for PH-1 owners to try Android 8.1 Oreo

February 22, 2018

Essential had a change in plans for Android Oreo. The company announced several Android 8.0 beta upgrades for its Essential Phone, but later decided to skip the update for Android 8.1. The first Android 8.1 beta was introduced last week, and now the company has come out with a new way to get it.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

New HTC Desire 12 might be announced next week

February 22, 2018

Next week we’ll be in Barcelona for MWC 2018, and we’re expecting a few Android smartphones to debut. Alcatel has teased three models, Samsung has a new flagship, Sony is bringing something curvy, and LG has a re-envisioned LG V30. But that’s not all. HTC will be at the event, and thanks to a recent leak, we now know what the Taiwan-headquartered manufacturer has been up to.

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Sony teases new curved smartphone design ahead of MWC 2018

February 22, 2018

For the longest time, Sony has stayed true to its rectangular block-like smartphone design. Nothing has substantially changed on any of the company’s phone lineups, whether it be high-end Xperia Z or mid-range Xperia. This is despite many reports that the design would change, and has been going on for years. Despite many liking the design, the familiarity is most definitely playing a role in disappointing quarters for Sony’s mobile division.

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Rumors, leaks, teasers

These are Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+

February 21, 2018

We all know Samsung will announce new flagship phones, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, in a matter of days. And thanks to a recent leak that exposes just about everything, we now know just about everything there is to know with these upcoming phones.

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