Sony introduces new mid-range Xperia XA2 Plus

July 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week, Sony announced yet another Android smartphone. Xperia XA2 Plus is an upper mid-range device with many qualities of a flagship and will be sold alongside Sony’s more premium handsets: Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Premium and Xperia XZ2 Compact.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Sony wants to keep Android tablets alive with an Xperia refresh

March 30, 2018 Kaushik Boggarapu

If you have been a follower of Android news, you know there haven’t been many new tablets. High-end Android tablets with modern hardware especially just don’t exist in numbers like they used to. Demand has shifted to large mobile phones and convertible laptops like Microsoft Surface and Chromebook. In fact, many think Chrome OS will replace Android as Google’s primary OS for large touch screen devices. One company other than Huawei that’s not willing to let demand for Android-powered tablets [Read More]

Google News

Google introduces Android P Beta Program with Developer Preview 2 at Google I/O 2018

May 8, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google I/O 2018 is occurring as we speak in Mountain View, California where developers, Google enthusiasts and media have gathered to learn the future of tech. Back in early March, the search giant announced the first Android P Developer Preview. Developers and manufacturers have been actively testing the software that’s been in alpha-like condition, in hope to eliminate bugs and issues. Today, Google is taking the platform upgrade to the next stage. During its keynote address, the company fully unveiled the next [Read More]


[Weekly Poll] Biggest Deal Breaker: Notch, Missing Audio Jack, or Offset Fingerprint Scanner?

March 17, 2018 Doug Demagistris

When it comes to smartphones, there have been three trends (or soon to be trends). In 2017, Android manufacturers ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack. Today, very few flagship Android devices retain the audio jack, for reasons quite frankly we still don’t understand. In 2018, it seems that a display notch will be the trend among many Android devices, even some mid-rangers. And soon, offset and physical fingerprint sensors will become a thing of the past with Synaptics developing in-display technology [Read More]

Event Wrap-Ups

MWC 2018 Event Wrap-up: Everything you need to know

March 3, 2018 Doug Demagistris

MWC is an annual trade show typically held in late February or early March of every year. It’s where companies from all over the globe gather under a single roof to showcase their latest products, developments and projects. For many years now, the MWC conference, one of the big trio (CES, MWC, IFA), has been in Barcelona, Spain. This year is no different.

Best Android Smartphones

January 20, 2017 Doug Demagistris

In the market for an Android smartphone? Droid Turf has you covered! Whether you like it or not, cell phones are everywhere, and are far from what they used to be. Smartphones serve a variety of valuable functions, so much so that they have become our best friend. We live in the age of mobile computing, with the smartphone at the epicenter of our accessible hub of connected services. Picking a smartphone is no longer easy. It starts up front with the operating system. Speaking of which, do [Read More]

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