How Does Two Day Battery Life on the Galaxy S7 Sound? (Updated: HaHa No)

According to industry insider Eldar Murtazin, who has a history of somewhat credible reports, as well as total nonsense, the Galaxy S7 should feature decent battery life. Unlike last year’s Galaxy S6, which seemingly needed to be constantly charged, a preview unit in his possession has been getting him through two days of usage, which is good for potential buyers.  (more…)

Samsung Pay Update V1.6.61 Gets It Ready for Marshmallow

Samsung is pushing a new update to Samsung Pay this morning that gets the mobile payment service ready for incoming device updates to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The update showed up on my AT&T Galaxy Note 5, which has recently seen a beta test kick off for Android 6.0.

In this latest version, Samsung Pay is jumping up to build v1.6.61. According to the changelog, the update does two things: enhance the UI and performance, and make it “M OS compatible.”  (more…)

Marshmallow Update Available for T-Mobile LG G4 Through LG-Bridge Desktop Software (Updated)

According to multiple users on reddit, a Marshmallow update for the LG G4 on T-Mobile is available for downloading through LG’s desktop software called Bridge. For those looking to simply do the update via OTA, it does not appear to be quite ready for rollout. However, using LG-Bridge seems easy enough, so if you need Marshmallow in a hurry, you can now do so.  (more…)

Question of the Day: What Do You Like About Your Android Wear Watch?

Within the next couple of weeks, Google will push a sizable update to Android Wear watches that introduces more voice messaging options, additional gesture controls, and speaker support for devices with external speakers. The update is the latest in an attempt to add on functionality to wrist-worn computers and hopefully sell you and I on why we need them. That right there, brings us to today’s question.

What do you like about your Android Wear watch?  (more…)

Comcast May Purchase Wireless Spectrum in Upcoming FCC Auction

Stated by Comcast executives during an earnings call that took place yesterday, the company will be filing with the FCC to be part of its upcoming spectrum auction, scheduled for March 29. At that time, the FCC will transfer spectrum licenses in the 600MHz range from broadcast TV to wireless service. “If the price is right,” said Comcast CFO Mike Cavanagh, the company would like to purchase wireless spectrum licenses.  (more…)

Snapseed Update Adds a Couple of Automatic Features, SD Card Installs

Google’s Snapseed, a quality photo editing app that was added to Google’s line-up back in 2012 via acquisition, received an update this week that tries to simplify your photo edits by automatically adjusting or placing items. It’s also much more stable and should make saving items a much more reliable process.

In terms of the automatic actions, the update allows for Lens Blur to automatically detect a face and center around it. Snapseed now also attempts to auto-straighten when there is a horizon in a photo. Google added in the ability to install the app to external SD cards as well.

The update is live on Google Play.  (more…)

Multi-Account Support Reappears in Latest Instagram Beta Update

Inside of the newest update for the Instagram beta app straight from Google Play, multi-account support has reappeared. For Android users, this is big news, as this feature first appeared in November of last year, then quickly vanished without a trace. According to Latergramme, the iOS version is also sporadically offering multi-account support, which means we could be close to an official release of this feature in the near future.  (more…)