More Reported Galaxy S8 Details: Samsung to Ditch Home Button, Not Going With 4K Display

In the latest news concerning the Galaxy S8, the folks at SamMobile offer more details, this time regarding Samsung’s plan for the device’s display and the home button. While none of this is official from Samsung, SamMobile has had pretty reliable sources in the past, so until we hear otherwise, you can probably feel pretty confident in what you are about to read.  (more…)

Instagram Introduces More Controls to Help People Stay Safe

The internet and the apps that utilize it are filled with sh*theads. I think 2016 has confirmed that more than ever. Basement dwellers everywhere sure seem to feel extra empowered these days and are the ultimate keyboard warriors, often taking their hatred and conspiracy to levels that can cause real harm. Instagram, like Twitter most recently, has introduced some new tools to help combat online garbage humans and also to help report on those you think might be close to causing self-injuries.  (more…)

Unlocked HTC One M9 Gets Nougat Update Tonight

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…)

Google’s New Trusted Contacts App Helps Loved Ones Find You

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…)