Google App Updates

Google Maps gets new voice commands

September 30, 2016 Droid Turf

Google Maps is one of the most downloaded apps in the world. Many people often use it while driving for navigation purposes. However, it can be awkward to drive with one hand while trying to operate your smartphone with the other. Not to mention, it’s dangerous and illegal in most places.

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Android Wear 2.0 adds the Play Store, public release delayed until 2017

September 30, 2016 Droid Turf

The third developer preview of Android Wear 2.0 was announced back at Google I/O in May, and it just grew to include a big addition. This addition is Google’s Play Store for Android Wear. The Android Wear 2.0 update will give access to Google’s Play Store directly on the watch. This app will make it easy for users to find and install apps directly on the watch, which will in turn help app developers reach more users.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Take a look at these 360-degree videos which showcase the HTC-built Pixel and Pixel XL

September 30, 2016 Droid Turf

It’s no secret that everyone is eagerly awaiting more details on Google’s 2016 flagship smartphones. The HTC built ‘Sailfish’ will be the likely successor to the Nexus 5X and is one of the two devices Google is expected to announce on October 4th. The other will be a larger and more premium model codenamed ‘Marlin.’ We heard about the specs and we’ve caught a glimpse of it in previous leaks. We also found out that Google may rename the device under its [Read More]

General News

Huawei confirms press event to happen on November 3rd, Mate 9 smartphone expected

September 30, 2016 Droid Turf

It looks like the wait for the Huawei Mate 9 is finally drawing to an end as the company has just announced a press conference scheduled to take place on November 3rd, in Munich. Huawei has not said much about what they’re actually launching except that it’s going to be “a new flagship device”. However, all the clues and information available so far indicates that it’s almost certainly going to be the premium Huawei Mate 9 ‘phablet’ that will be [Read More]

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Huawei reportedly in talks with Samsung on producing a Tizen-powered smartwatch

September 29, 2016 Droid Turf

Huawei has produced one of the most desirable smartwatches in the Android Wear field, rivaling the Moto 360 in design and receiving many accolades. However, according to a new report, Huawei may be looking to ditch Android Wear in exchange for Samsung’s Tizen.

Carrier News

T-Mobile is extending its unmeasured international data offering through the end of 2016

September 29, 2016 Doug Demagistris

You may recall that earlier this year, T-Mobile offered a deal for travelers on their service who use data in some international countries. Brazil was once part of that deal, where T-Mobile gave customers unlimited high-speed data access in the country during the Olympic Games. Now, T-Mobile has stated that it will be extending those deals through the end of 2016 as a generosity.

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