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Samsung finally makes its Bixby hardware button on some phones more flexible

September 19, 2017 David Steele

Samsung put up a brave fight with its Bixby hardware button found on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8, but it was a battle the company would lose eventually. Yesterday, the company began rolling out a software update allowing some customers to disable it from triggering the Bixby Home app.

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Andy Rubin answers Essential Phone questions in Reddit AMA, Verizon compatibility confirmed

September 19, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Last week, Andy Rubin, a founding father of Android and now CEO of Essential, held an “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) session over on Reddit. Rubin answered some of our questions about Essential and the Essential PH-1 cell phone. Here’s what we learned in a nutshell.

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Motorola didn’t fulfill its promise to update Moto G4 with Oreo, and fans are refusing to let it slide

September 18, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Last week, Motorola revealed who is to get Android 8.0, and who will not. There was one particular lineup, the Moto G4, that was not present on the “will be updated” list that got people criticizing. Why? Because Motorola had promised owners of the device Android Oreo a few years back. Today, the internet is exploding over it. Here’s why.

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Defective Nexus 6P owners in the US and Canada reportedly receiving free Pixel XL replacement

September 18, 2017 Doug Demagistris

If you’re an Android smartphone owner, odds are you’ve experienced a drop in performance since you first got your phone. This can be due to a number of reasons, but one that you may not know, is the reverse of what many think. Android platform updates have been proven to negatively affect some performance levels. Unfortunately, this is the case with Google’s Nexus 6P.

Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 9/11 – 9/15: Which Android devices were updated this week?

September 17, 2017 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.

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