We’re fully expecting AT&T to sell a Samsung Galaxy S8 Active at some point soon because they always nab an exclusive of Samsung’s Galaxy S Active line. Thanks to a listing posted to the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the group in charge of Qi wireless charging standards, we may have our first look at the device. (more…)
LG announced a new device this morning called the X Venture. I’m assuming that name is a play on “adventure,” since this is a rugged-esque metal-framed phone built for “on-the-go lifestyles” that need water resistance and a build that can withstand 14 different military toughness tests. (more…)
Kind of a busy week, eh? Not only did we have Google I/O for the past three days, HTC also made the U11 official. We spent all sorts of time talking about both occasions and have links to all of those stories below.
For those of you looking for the big Google I/O recap, you’ll just want to hit that top link. We’ve got it all categorized for you right there, from Android to Assistant and VR, there is a lot of good stuff to catch up on.
If I/O was a snoozefest to you, then jump on past that first link and see some hand-picked links for topics like Android O, Netflix hating rooted users, and Amazon continuing to improve Echo. (more…)
Google announced a whole bunch of new Google Assistant features at I/O this week and many are already rolling out through a Google App update. Thanks to this update, you’ll now be able to type out entries to the Assistant, plus there is a new screen that features “Explore” and “Your Stuff” tabs. (more…)
Last at Google I/O, Google revealed the winners of this year’s Google Play Awards. They chose 12 apps and games that “give their fans delightful and memorable experiences,” but also that captured the “imagination” of Google. The awardees are everything from smaller indie titles you may not have heard of, to some of the most popular apps you do indeed know.
The winners are! (more…)