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 various Google services. Currently, Doug uses a Pixel 2 XL as his daily driver for its unique design, powerful hardware, exceptional camera, and stock experience. For shorter instances, he’ll glance at his Huawei Watch. And for more productive work, you’ll find him typing away on his Pixelbook. Doug is hopeful his productivity will make lives easier, more meaningful and help down the road.
Carrier News

Sprint announces two new unlimited data plans

July 13, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week, Sprint announced via its blog not one but two new unlimited plans. It seems that no US carrier is ever settled with the plans they offer, since they constantly change. Sprint is the latest to make changes and add new plans. Things are about to get a little confusing, but we’ll try to simplify things as much as we can.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Another render of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S4 has leaked

July 13, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Android tablets aren’t common anymore, but some OEMs are still showing interest in the declining category being replaced by bigger phones. Last week, early renders leaked of an apparent Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 successor. This week, another render has leaked confirming last week’s report. Thanks to a fresh image that reveals more detail, we have a better idea of what to expect from Samsung’s 2018-edition Galaxy Tab S tablet.

Announcements
Carrier News

AT&T and Magic Leap agree to partner

July 12, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Announced Wednesday, AT&T and Magic Leap have come to terms on a deal that has the two companies working together to benefit one another. AT&T has been doing a lot lately with the underlying purpose of sustaining wireless customers and adding new ones to stay in front of competition. The carrier’s latest move follows in line with this principle, but now how we expected.

General News

HTC Exodus blockchain phone will launch in Q3

July 12, 2018 Doug Demagistris

We briefly heard about an HTC blockchain phone named ‘Exodus‘ a few months ago. This week, more details have come in from HTC regarding the device we didn’t expect to see on markets as soon as this year. HTC has now confirmed the phone for a launch in Q3 of 2018. 

Google App Updates

YouTube adds incognito mode for watching videos in private

July 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Like Google Chrome, YouTube will now have an incognito mode. It will work similarly but for different reasons and is part of a new update rolling out as we speak in many places for many users. The new mode is being added into the YouTube mobile app on Android first, but will reach iOS and other devices soon.

Apps & Games

Netflix introduces new smart downloads feature

July 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week, Netflix took to its blog to announce a new feature coming to the video streaming platform. Smart Downloads doesn’t require the user to do anything, yet gets a specific job done. It’s not offered by the competition, giving Netflix the edge. Here’s what is coming.

General News

Pre-order Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Premium on Amazon

July 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Sony introduced several Xperia XZ2 smartphones earlier this year. All are premium and feature a new Ambient Flow metal and glass design that adopts many of today’s trends. The most premium of the bunch hands down is Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Premium, which is the most recent and up to date model. Today, the handset went up for pre-order on Amazon.

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