Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 7/9 – 7/13: Which Android devices were updated this week?

July 16, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re reading this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

Polls

Weekly Poll: Squeeze gestures, useful or gimmick?

October 22, 2017 Doug Demagistris

You may have noticed that some phones allow you to squeeze their sides to trigger an application or function such as the Google Assistant. Essentially, the purpose of this ability is to allow users to have a hot key, which can launch something specific from any screen in less than a second. Samsung elected to use a hardware key for its Bixby voice assistant, and Google, with the help of HTC, was able to successfully implement squeeze gestures on Pixel [Read More]

Apps & Games

HTC ‘Edge Sense’ app appears on Google’s Play Store, functionality revealed

May 15, 2017 Doug Demagistris

HTC will announce a new smartphone tomorrow, the long anticipated HTC U 11, which was previously code-named ‘Ocean‘. The device will be officially uncovered at an event in Taiwan, and is expected to succeed last year’s HTC 10 flagship and coexist alongside HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play.