Video: What’s New in Android 7.1.1 on Nexus

Moments after Google released factory images and OTA .zip files of the Android 7.1.1 developer preview for the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, and Pixel C, we flashed it and accepted the over-the-air beta to see what other kinds of goodies were baked in that didn’t make the 7.1 announcement. We posted a few of the changes to Twitter, but figured a short video was needed for the others.

So far, we’ve found the new 24/7 support tab that we thought might be a Pixel-only feature, new Moves section (think Moto Actions), the restart option in the power menu, slight tweak to quick toggles, Smart Storage settings, and more. We haven’t yet found Night Light, which appears to have been left out. (Sad face)

What else are you seeing in the newest Android beta?  (more…)

LG V20 Now Available From Verizon, It’s Also Pixel Time

The LG V20 is now available from Verizon’s online shop. The phone of “stuff and things” (in a good way) can be had for as little as $28 per month from Big Red, which is the cheapest price you’ll find from any carrier at the moment.

On a related note, since we’re already at October 20 on the east coast, that means Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL are now officially available from Verizon as well. Unlike the V20, you can walk into a Verizon store today/tomorrow and buy the Pixel or its bigger brother. Also, if you pre-ordered your device should be arriving throughout the day if it hasn’t already.

Which of these three are you going with?

Verizon Links:  LG V20 | Pixel | Pixel XL  (more…)

Verizon LG V20 Priced at $672 Full Retail, $28/Month on Payment Plan

Verizon announced earlier this week that online availability of the LG V20 begins tomorrow (Thursday, October 20), while in-store availability starts up on October 27. However, Verizon failed to deliver pricing, until now.

Verizon states that the full retail price of the V20 will be $672, or $28 a month on a payment plan with approved credit. To compare, full retail of the V20 at AT&T is listed at $829.99, while T-Mobile has it for $769.99. As you can see, that’s quite the range in pricing.  (more…)

LeEco Announces Le Pro 3, Snapdragon 821 and 4,070mAh Battery for $299

LeEco announced its entrance into the US market this morning in San Francisco, providing an extremely comprehensive look into its “eui” ecosystem and connected devices. While there was plenty of stuff announced, we will focus on the two smartphones LeEco unveiled, both of which will be available starting November 2 through LeMall, LeEco’s e-commerce web store.  (more…)

Watch LeEco’s Entrance Into the US Market This Morning at 10AM Pacific

This morning, LeEco, formerly known as LeTV, is bringing its brand to the US. To do so, the company will be showcasing its strategy for a worldwide connected ecosystem, complete with connected devices, cars, TVs, and even bikes.

The event is taking place in San Francisco, CA at 10am Pacific, but is being livestreamed across the world via multiple social channels. To let you get in on the action, a livestream has been embedded below.  (more…)