Weekly Poll: Do you make mobile payments?

January 20, 2018

Let’s talk mobile payments. Most mid-range and high-end smartphones today are boarded with NFC. NFC is the technology that allows for making mobile payments. This was a feature that really became popular in 2015 and 2016, but is now overshadowed by bezel-less designs and fancy digital assistants. Is being able to make mobile payments still an important feature to you?

Apps & Games

Huawei will soon board the Android Messages app on its phones with Google’s ‘Jibe’ RCS

January 19, 2018

If you use Android Messages, you might be familiar with RCS messaging, which is essentially modern-day text messaging. RCS has to be approved by your carrier, and Google’s Android Messages app is one of the few clients on Android that supports the advanced functionality. Google has done some work to increase adoption of this technology, but progress has halted as of late.

Google News
Rumors, leaks, teasers
General News

Android 8.0 Oreo beta 3 now available for Essential Phone

January 18, 2018

Essential PH-1 owners who are enrolled or want to enroll in the company’s Android 8.0 Oreo beta program can now install the latest beta 3 update. The build could be the last before the public version, and includes a handful of patches and bug fixes as you would expect.


Sony’s new Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra, and Xperia L2 handsets are coming to the US

January 18, 2018

CES 2018 didn’t entail many smartphone announcements, but Sony did introduce three Xperia phones at the trade show in Las Vegas. They are the Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra, and Xperia L2. Each varies on the account of specifications from low-end with the Xperia L2, to upper mid-range with the Xperia XA2 Ultra.

General News

Samsung unveils new 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition Galaxy Note 8 for athletes

January 18, 2018

Remember the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Edition that launched in time for the RIO Summer Olympics? As a proud sponsor of the upcoming Winter Olympic Games, Samsung has again designed a limited edition phone of which will be given out to athletes who participate in PyeongChang.


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January 17, 2018

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