Google News

All the info you need about Google’s Android P Beta 3 or Developer Preview 4

July 6, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Last month Google introduced the first Android Beta update with Android P Developer Preview 3. Developers, manufacturers and enthusiasts with compatible devices have been testing the software with hope that bugs and issues get patched. Earlier this week, Google released its next platform upgrade of the mobile OS overhaul with Android P Developer Preview 4 and the second update to the beta program. Here’s everything to know and all the information you need to get started.

Apps & Games
Apps & Games

More apps and games join Google’s ‘Android Excellence’ collection in July

July 5, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Android Excellence is a category on Google’s Play Store consisting of apps and games that comply with Google’s latest material design rules and work on a large list of Android devices. Each also performs above a certain standard and is optimized properly so much so that it catches the eyes of Google employees and becomes a recommendation. Some are super popular and others aren’t much at all and never hit the top lists, making this category different apart most other. As of July, the Android Excellence [Read More]

Google News
Google News

Google Pay gains support for PayPal Mastercards

July 2, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google Pay has gained support many have been wanting to see since the early days of Android Pay. Google’s payment service present on most Android smartphones with built-in NFC, now supports PayPal Mastercards thanks to Synchrony. Here’s what you need to know.

Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 6/25 – 6/29: Which Android devices were updated this week?

July 1, 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.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Google’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL surface in high-res renders

June 29, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are two of the most anticipated smartphones of the year. While we’ve seen a few leaks and heard many rumors, the first renders are giving us a better look at the two devices. The pair of high-end phones is expected to launch in October at a dedicated Made By Google hardware event with a release following soon after in November.


NVIDIA resumes Android 8.0 update roll out for SHIELD TV devices

June 28, 2018 Doug Demagistris

In May, NVIDIA was quick to roll out Android 8.0 for SHIELD TV devices. The update may have been a bit premature, since the company was forced to pull it before all devices received the upgraded software. We learned that there was a bug, which is usually the case when things like this happen. The good news is that the halt was temporary and NVIDIA has patched the issue in order to resume the roll out process this week.

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