Early this year, Razer surprised us all with its acquisition of Nextbit, the maker of the standout Robin smartphone. Razer has now reported to sources an IPO filing in Hong Kong, and that they are working on a smartphone thanks to the mobile division of Nextbit.
Andy Rubin showcased the new Essential PH-1 handset at the end of May 2017 and at the time the device was expected to arrive in June. Unfortunately, June came and went with no Essential PH-1.
Over the weekend, Google updated one of its YouTube support pages with several areas in the US that YouTube TV will now be available in. The list that consisted of just five US cities has now expanded out to a total of fifteen markets.
Motorola has invited the press to an event that will take place in New York City on July 25. We are expecting the company to announce a number of new products, including the rumored Moto Z2 Force flagship and a possible Moto Z2, to sell alongside the already-announced Moto Z2 Play.
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.
There are now five competing virtual assistants, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana, and Samsung Bixby. After much delay due to various reasons and an early beta program, Samsung’s Bixby Voice AI assistant began rolling out this week in the US. As of right now, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones are the only to feature it, but more including the Galaxy Note 8 are on the way.
Samsung released the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones earlier this year, which are the flagship devices from the company. Now, the South Korean company has revealed the launch date for its flagship smartphone for this year in the Galaxy Note series, the deceased Galaxy Note 7 successor and long rumored, Galaxy Note 8. Given the events that took place last year, Galaxy Note 8 is being looked forward too by many around the world and it will effectively be the next Galaxy [Read More]
The Droid Turf Weekly Recap includes all the major headlines in the Android Ecosystem over the recent week.