Earlier today, Samsung announced that it would be releasing the detailed report of its Galaxy Note 7 investigation on January 23rd. However, a new report from WSJ has revealed the reasons behind the Note 7 units exploding all over the world.
After the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco last year, Samsung has reportedly decided to take its own sweet time in launching the Galaxy S8 this year. And rightfully so. The company wants to ensure that in its hurry to release the Galaxy S8, it ends up shipping with the same problem as the Galaxy Note 7.
As per research firm Wave7 Research, the Google Pixel continues to be in high demand at Verizon even after the end of the holiday season. The research firm conducted a survey by visiting 50 Verizon stores last week and noted that the Pixel accounted for 9.5 percent of the total smartphone sales on Verizon last month.
Reliable leaker Evan Blass (a.k.a @evleaks) says that Google will be launching Android Wear 2.0 on February 9th. This matches perfectly with the revised ‘early February’ timeline that Google had revealed to registered Google Play developers in an email.
Launched towards the end of last year, the Lenovo K6 Power and K6 Note are Lenovo’s latest budget wonders meant to take on Xiaomi’s upcoming Redmi Note 4 and budget offerings from other Chinese OEMs. If you happen to buy either the K6 Power or K6 Note, check out this post for some tips and tricks for the devices that will help you get the most out of them.
Facebook’s Messenger’s chat head style bubbles are just bloody useful. They stay on the side of the screen, almost hidden, until you need them. Just tap on the circle, and the messaging thread shows up on top of whatever is on the screen. Type your reply, send it along, tap the bubble and it’s out of the way again. Chat bubbles are so useful it’s no wonder that Android developers are trying to use it in many creative ways – that’s where the floating browser concept comes in.
Typing is probably in the top two things you do the most on your phone (the other being reading). With our lives being surrounded by chat apps like WhatsApp, Messenger, Slack and the always present email, we end up typing a lot. But we don’t really think about it (just like we don’t think about the mattress we sleep on or the chair we work on, even though it’s a significant part of our life).
A new report suggests that Samsung is finally ready to launch its first foldable smartphone in the third quarter of this year. Dubbed Galaxy X, foldable smartphones have existed in Samsung’s laboratories since the last few years. The company has also being showing prototype foldable smartphone at trade shows in recent years.
Gboard was first released on iOS, almost a year back. And it was by far the best third party keyboard there (it’s the default keyboard on my iPhone). But the move left Android users understandably pissed. Here’s Google, releasing an awesome, useful app not on Android, but on iOS. What universe is this?
A few hours after teasing their first handset, HMD Global today unveiled their first Nokia-branded Android smartphone: the Nokia 6. The China-exclusive device features a 5.5-inch Full HD display that is protected by a curved 2.5D Gorilla Glass.