According to DL readers, the Android Nougat update for Verizon’s LG G5 appears to be rolling out. The update seems to have just started, as both readers pinged us with the news at almost the exact same time. (more…)
Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Mate 9, ships with Nougat installed. From the two days I have been using it, it’s quite nice. However, there are plenty of other Huawei devices that don’t have Android 7.0+ yet, but the company has now detailed which phones are getting the update, and around when they can expect it. (more…)
Swiftkey announced this morning that themes in their Android and iOS keyboards are now all free. What does that mean for you? Only unlimited (over 100, in reality) theming madness, so themey your themes will be fighting with other themes over themes that those themes didn’t know were so themed. Themes, people. (more…)
Pebble, darling of Kickstarter and lover of e-paper, will be acquired by Fitbit, according to a report out of The Information. Fitbit responded by saying that they “don’t comment on rumors or speculation,” which was followed by a Tweet from Pebble this morning (now deleted) that included the shruggy emoji. I think it’s safe to assume that this deal is going down and will be announced before long. (more…)
Beginning now, any mobile user of Twitter can create their very own Moment. Moments, for those not in the know, are a series of tweets that can contain media, such as photos and video, all compiled into a single collection of tweets.
For example, if there was a sporting event, a Moment can highlight various plays from the game, commentary from fans and journalists, and other content. Now, Moments are open to anyone using Twitter, shareable to everyone who follows you. (more…)
Ready for Nougat on your OnePlus 3? OnePlus released an OxygenOS open beta of Android Nougat today for the device, so you can get in on this action right now. In fact, the file, details, and instructions are all available this very moment. What are you waiting for?
According to OnePlus, this should bring all of the Nougat fun you were hoping for, like new notification designs, multi-window, tweaked settings design, and direct replies within notifications. They also added status bar icon options, “quick launch for 3rd party applications,” and some new Shelf stuff. (more…)
Motorola sure seems to be out of ideas for Moto Mods. Not only have they mostly failed to deliver any meaningful Mods for you and I to buy today, but they are asking for your help with concepts for what customers may actually want to buy. While their implementation of modularity to phones is the best in the business, it’s clear that they are struggling to generate buzz and appeal. With that said, the next potential module could be a nice add-on for tech lovers who want to play with the future of real-life gaming or applications.
According to PCMag, who spoke with Motorola’s current CEO, his company is “likely” to introduce a Project Tango module to the Moto Z. That would mean the experience you’ll see on the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro – world’s first Tango phone – on your Moto Z. (more…)