About Doug Demagistris

Doug Demagistris is the Founder and current Editor In Chief of Droid Turf. He grew up in New York and now attends Bryant University where he is studying marketing and communication. He has been and always will be a Google enthusiast thanks to Android’s customization, flat design and exceptional integration with Google Services. Currently, Doug uses a Pixel XL as his daily driver for its unique design, powerful hardware, exceptional camera, and useful features. For shorter instances, he’ll glance at his Huawei Watch. Doug is hopeful his productivity will make lives easier, more meaningful and help down the road.

Apps & Games

Weekly Poll: Are you tired of hearing about new messaging apps?

December 9, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google’s Play Store is full of apps and games, but one category that has taken off more in the last year or so is messaging applications. There are a ton of messaging apps available on Android, many of which see millions of active users each and every day. Leading the charge is Facebook, who just this week announced a brand new messaging app, and the possibility of another.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Upcoming Huawei P11 smartphone could have three rear cameras

December 8, 2017 Doug Demagistris

A new Huawei smartphone is on the forecast, and rumors are just starting to emerge. The Chinese company will announce its Huawei P10 successor, presumably the Huawei P11, some time within the next few months. Interestingly though, the latest leak suggests that the Android flagship phone will bring not one, not two, but three rear cameras.

Apps & Games
Apps & Games

Google is once again blocking YouTube from being used on select Amazon devices

December 7, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google and Amazon share a large piece of the smart home market. Hence, the two are very competitive with each other. A few weeks ago, we were informed that Google had blocked YouTube from being used on select Amazon smart devices, due to the retailer removing Google’s sale listings of Chromecast on its retail site. Matters are only getting worse, as Google will now remove YouTube access on Amazon’s Echo Show speaker and the company’s Fire TV consoles.


Google releases Android 8.1 Oreo (MR1) to the public

December 6, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Surprise! Just one week after releasing the second Android 8.1 Oreo developer preview, Google has gone ahead with the public release of the software, as promised back in October. The version is the first maintenance of Android 8.0 (Google’s major overhaul) to roll out publicly, and it’s arriving with Android Oreo ‘Go Edition.’ Here’s everything you need to know about it.

General News
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