November 2017 Android Distribution Numbers: Oreo and Nougat Make Tiny Gains

November 2017 Android Distribution Numbers: Oreo and Nougat Make Tiny Gains

Google has updated its Android distribution numbers for November 2017 and things are not looking good for Oreo and Nougat. While both versions of Android showed an increase in their market share, the improvement was very minute to make any difference.

How To Get Pixel 2’s Exclusive Live Wallpapers on Your Android Device

How To Get Pixel 2’s Exclusive Live Wallpapers on Your Android Device

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are arguably the best Android smartphones out there in terms of user experience. Apart from the plethora of features, the new Pixels also come with some exclusive live wallpapers which look downright gorgeous.

Android 8.1 Oreo Will Reduce the Size of Inactive Apps to Free up Storage Space

Android 8.1 Oreo Will Reduce the Size of Inactive Apps to Free up Storage Space

Late last month, Google released the first Developer Preview of Android 8.1 Oreo for compatible Nexus and Pixel devices. At first glance, Android 8.1 seemed all about minor improvements and changes and bringing some Pixel-exclusive features to AOSP. While Google did provide a changelog of what’s new in Android 8.1, it did not talk about all the minor new features. 

Razer Phone Preview: Brute Force and Piercing Volume

Razer Phone Preview: Brute Force and Piercing Volume

“Watch, listen, play” is the opening shot of Razer’s pitch for this, the eponymous Razer Phone. We’ve seen a number of phones aimed at gamers in the past, usually with gimmicky extra controls or savage compromises, but the Razer Phone only has one – which I’ll come to in a moment. I’ve been playing with the very first retail Razer Phone in the UK, exclusively handled by the popular Three network (who also sell it on pay-as-you-go*, don’t worry).

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Cases

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Cases

Like the Galaxy S8, the Galaxy Note 8 is a beautiful piece of technology featuring an aluminium chassis sandwiched by Gorilla Glass panels at the front and rear. That also makes the Note 8 as fragile as the Galaxy S8 and other smartphones which feature a glass back. After all, glass is glass and it will crack when dropped. This means that using a case on the Galaxy Note 8 is almost a compulsion. Unless of course, you don’t mind paying for an expensive screen or rear glass panel replacement.

Detailed OnePlus 5T Specs and Photos Leak

Detailed OnePlus 5T Specs and Photos Leak

Ahead of the official unveiling of the OnePlus 5T next week, the handset has leaked in all its glory with its detailed specs in tow. The leaked photos of the handset show off its 6-inch FHD+ 18:9 AMOLED display at the front with minimal bezels. 

Samsung Unveils Exynos 9810 Chipset with 1.2Gbps Modem

Samsung Unveils Exynos 9810 Chipset with 1.2Gbps Modem

Samsung has quietly unveiled its latest generation Exynos chipset, the Exynos 9810. Featuring the third generation of its custom CPU cores, the Exynos 9810 is based on the 2nd generation 10nm fab.

Samsung Galaxy S9 To Skip In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 To Skip In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

After failing to include an in-display fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung was widely expected to make use of the scanner on the Galaxy S9. However, local news reports from Korea suggest that might not be the case as the company is still struggling with some issues with the tech.

OnePlus 5T Will Not Come with Wireless Charging

OnePlus 5T Will Not Come with Wireless Charging

Ahead of the launch of the OnePlus 5T on November 16, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the handset will not come with wireless charging. In his announcement, Pete says that despite improvements to wireless charging in recent times, the company’s own Dash Charge still remains a “superior choice.”

Samsung Galaxy S8 Looks Stunning in ‘Burgundy Red’

Samsung Galaxy S8 Looks Stunning in ‘Burgundy Red’

The Samsung Galaxy S8 looks downright beautiful with its glass design and bezel-less Infinity Display at the front. However, the HTC U11 in Solar Red color gives the Galaxy S8 a run for its money in the looks department despite coming with a very dated front. Taking a cue from HTC and the change in the season, Samsung has now unveiled a new Burgundy Red Galaxy S8 in South Korea.