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Verizon Keeps Telling Moto Z and Galaxy S7 Owners That Oreo Updates are Coming in a Few Weeks

If you own a Verizon Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Moto Z DROID, or Moto Z Play phone, Verizon has a message for you: “We’re planning an Android 8.0 Oreo update for your device…It may take a while, so check back in a few weeks!” Owners of these devices noticed in recent weeks t...

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What Do You Want the Pixel 3 to Look Like?

Yesterday, we posted up some well-made render concepts of Google’s upcoming Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL that were based on a supposed screen protector leak for each phone. I made it pretty clear that I thought the renders presented two very Google-esque phones that meet current smartphone trends an...

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Samsung Gives Galaxy S9 Owners 18 New AR Emoji Expressions

AR Emoji were supposed to be a big selling point for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, basically as a response or counter to Apple’s Animoji. They, umm, aren’t exactly that, but if you do use them, know that you are getting more expressions. Samsung announced this morning that they are doubl...

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“Couple Issues” Cause NVIDIA to Pause Oreo Update for SHIELD TV

I managed to pickup the Android Oreo (SHIELD Experience 7.0) update for the NVIDIA SHIELD TV on the day it was announced, but a number of you have been unable to pull it. That’s because NVIDIA was quietly only pushing it to members of its preview program at first and has since paused the full...

Android

Google’s Neighbourly looks to get you answers from local community members

Google launched a hyperlocal-focused app called Neighbourly. As the name suggests, Neighbourly lets you ask and answer questions in your neighborhood. The app is only available on Android for Mumbai residents for the time being. What is likely Google’s millionth attempt at social apps, the...

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Arm Mali-G76 GPU deep dive

In the pursuit of ever greater graphics performance, Arm made some significant changes with the third entry in the high-performance tier of its Bifrost architecture, the Mali-G76. A number of these important tweaks already made their way to the mid-tier Mali-G52, but the G76 aims to push performanc...

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Get up to 75% off these Oddworld games right now on Google Play Store

If you still haven’t picked up Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty on mobile then now is the time! Just Add Water’s remake of the classic 2D platformer Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee is on sale on the Google Play Store (and Apple’s App Store), along with two other titles in the O...

Android

Snapdragon 850 could power foldable Windows phone/laptop hybrids

Qualcomm will release a Snapdragon 850 chipset: a beefed-up version of the Snapdragon 845. Unlike the 845, the 850 will primarily run laptops, tablets, and hybrid PC devices. Reportedly, both Microsoft and Dell are working on foldable mobile devices running the newest chipset. Windows Phone is dea...

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Weekly Plan Spotlight: Pre-Order Deals on the LG G7 ThinQ

Welcome back to the Weekly Plan Spotlight! We’ve been taking a bit of a break recently, but with the shiny new LG G7 ThinQ smartphone set for release on June 1 in the U.S. we wanted to let you know the best plans which let you get it first. Has this exciting news passed you by? Check out our v...

Apple

iOS 12 will reportedly show how much time you’re spending on your iPhone

Earlier this month, Google announced that Android P is being developed with a focus on “digital wellbeing.” It will include a new user-facing Dashboard meant to give people an easy way to see how much time they’re spending on a device and inside individual apps. It’ll even sh...


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