The build is available as an “open” beta, which means we can all update to it right now without much work. You see, OnePlus makes updating incredibly easy as long as you have a file to flash. With these open betas, that’s exactly what they provide. (more…)
You could argue that Samsung mostly skipped Mobile World Congress this year. Sure, they announced a fancy new tablet and VR headset with controller, but we’re so used to them showing off their new Galaxy S phone for the year that it was hard to pay close attention. Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in 28 days or so, though, which means we’ll now see a new leak for the phone every 5 minutes. Yes, the Galaxy S8 leak floodgates are now open. (more…)
Starting today, Cricket Wireless is dropping the price of their unlimited data plan offering to $60 per month, including the monthly taxes and fees. If you sign-up for autopay, you could drop the monthly bill to $55 per month. The unlimited data plan from Cricket was previously priced at $70 per month, so customers will now see a solid $10 decrease in their monthly bill. (more…)
Even though we spotted a job listing last year that hinted at the possibility of a new Chromebook Pixel in the works, Google squashed any hope of that becoming a reality today, during an interview at MWC. According to TechCrunch, Google’s hardware boss, Rick Osterloh, said that the company has “no plans to do one right now.” (more…)
At an event in Los Angeles today, Google unveiled YouTube TV. The service, which is not yet available or even ready to be demoed by press, is a live TV streaming service, similar to what you see from AT&T’s DIRECTV NOW and Sony’s PlayStation Vue. In addition to live TV, though, it offers access to the entirety of YouTube Red Originals, meaning its not exactly short on digital content. (more…)
Google’s latest deal for Google Home, which lands you a free Chromecast or Chromecast Audio in addition to your Home purchase, is live at numerous electronics dealers.
The deal is about as straight forward as it gets too. All you have to do is add Google Home and a Chromecast device to your cart and the $35 price of the Chromecast will be dropped from the final total. The Chromecast Ultra is not a part of the discount, just FYI.
If curious about Google Home, be sure to checkout our review.
In a recent interview between TechCrunch and BMW’s Senior Vice President of Digital Services and Business Models, Dieter May, the German automaker declares Android Auto will not be offered as an option. For anyone keeping track, Apple’s CarPlay was given the green light last year and is already available in select Bimmer models. (more…)
The LG G6 doesn’t have a firm launch date just yet, but once it does show up at your local carrier store, we want you to know exactly the types of settings to consider as you unbox and then begin setup. As we have done with top-tier phones for some time, we’ve put together a video list of the first 10 things we think you should do to help get you on your way to getting the most out of your new phone. (more…)