HTC announced this afternoon on Twitter that the One M9, last year’s flagship phone from the VR company, will receive an update to Nougat as early as tonight. Only the unlocked model is getting the love at this time, though.
HTC also noted that carrier models likely won’t see the newest version of Android until “early next year.” Still, a year old flagship already getting Nougat on some level is a good sign of things to come.
Unlocked owners, start hammering on that System updates button. (more…)
AT&T announced its first 5G business customer trial this week, the first of its kind, according to the company. Located at one of Intel’s Austin offices, AT&T, in cooperation with Intel and Ericsson, is utilizing millimeter wave (mmWave) technology to power the 5G network experience. (more…)
The smartphone in our pocket is often the most powerful tool we use within a day. From securing passwords in apps or services to telling us up-to-the-minute weather forecasts and the best way to navigate around time, our phones do a lot. But what if they could be better at your personal security? Google thinks they have a solution and it’s called Trusted Contacts. (more…)
The Android Distribution chart has been updated for December, detailing the huge jump in usage that Nougat has seen in the past month. Just so we’re all clear, that was a joke. According to the chart, Nougat is sitting at 0.4%, up from its initial launch on the chart of 0.3%. That’s a 0.1% jump. (more…)
An update is rolling out to Gear S2 smartwatches, with Samsung looking to pack in a ton of useful features. The update includes features from the Gear S3, more activity tracking, a Handwriting Mode, and much more. (more…)
LeEco is now a thing in the US smartphone and television set market, so you should start getting used to seeing its name around. To get a sense of what LeEco is offering US consumers, we took its flagship phone, the Le Pro3 (and a Super4 X55 TV), out for a spin. (more…)
Google just unwrapped Android 7.1.1 factory image files for Pixel and Nexus devices. That’s right on schedule with Verizon’s news this morning and matches up to Google’s previously monthly releases. Not only is this Android 7.1.1, but it should be the December security patch as well. (more…)
The original DROID Turbo – yep, that one! – started receiving its update to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow over the weekend. Again, this is the original Turbo, which is a solid 2 years old at this point, still receiving updates, even if they do seem months behind. (more…)