General News
General News

Essential PH-1 will skip Android 8.0 in favor of Android 8.1 Oreo

January 31, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Android Oreo is almost ready for the Essential PH-1 smartphone, though there has been a change in events. Midway through the beta program, Essential reached out to its fan base on Twitter to confirm that its Essential Phone will skip Android 8.0 and be updated straight to Android 8.1 Oreo (very latest version).

Google News

Google’s acquisition of HTC employees is now complete

January 31, 2018 Amiel Pineda

Google’s Senior Vice President of Hardware, Rick Osterloh, announced via the Google Keyword blog today that the company has finalized its deal in acquiring know-how from smartphone maker HTC. Google first announced the strategic partnership with the Taiwan-based company back in September of 2017, but it has now gone official for $1.1 billion USD.

General News

Galaxy S9 official wallpaper leaks ahead of unveil, download it right here

January 31, 2018 Doug Demagistris

We’re less than one month away from the confirmed Galaxy S9 unveiling that will occur on February 25 in Barcelona just ahead of MWC 2018’s beginning. Samsung will headline the show with Unpacked 2018 and is expected to introduce Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. We’ve seen quite a few leaks and heard quite a few reports, and just this weekend, the official wallpaper was exposed ahead of the phone’s unveil by someone you may know.

Guest Posts

[Guest Post] Best Apps to Monitor Your Mattress Sleep Activity

January 30, 2018 Droid Turf

Smartphone apps have become an essential part of our lives, covering a wide range of actions: from indicating the weather forecast to assisting us in improving everyday lifestyle. One of the newest and neatest trends has been applications developed to monitor sleep and nocturnal activity, with the help of state-of-the-art technology embedded in our mattresses.

General News

LG just announced new shades of G6 and Q6

January 30, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Last night LG announced new color options for two of its best smartphones via a press release. The LG G6, aka last year’s flagship, now comes in three additional shades. And the mid-range LG Q6 that was announced in July has added two new choices.

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Rumors, leaks, teasers

A taste of Galaxy: Here are Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones

January 30, 2018 Amiel Pineda

We’ve been closely following Samsung’s timeline of events for the much-anticipated announcement of the company’s latest flagship smartphones: the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Both phones will be officially unveiled at the Unpacked 2018 event happening on February 25 just ahead of MWC 2018 in Barcelona.

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