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Samsung Galaxy S8 having sporadic wireless charging issues with various chargers

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the few devices that feature wireless charging built-in, which is a great and very convenient feature even with a reversible USB Type-C plug becoming the standard. However, the S8 seems to have some strange problems with it. Many users are reporting that their various [...]

YouTube Kids app coming to some LG, Samsung, and Sony TVs

YouTube Kids is a version of YouTube age-gated so kids can watch it without finding anything made for mature audiences. With tons of content and 8 million weekly active viewers, it’s a great way for your kids to safely watch YouTube on a phone or tablet. Google has announced that the [...]

Chrome for Android updated with easier history wipe, new long press action

Google has announced that Chrome for Android has been updated to version 58.0.3029.83, and it includes some nice improvements. Downloads can now be managed on the Downloads page, the history page has been redesigned to make it easier to wipe your data, and long pressing a link [...]

Some Samsung Galaxy S8 owners facing DQA bug, now fixed via update

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has only recently been released and there are already talks of bugs. There is a red screen tint issue many are seeing, and now people are seeing a message pop up as often [...]

Verizon launches $80 unlimited data prepaid plan

Unlimited data is all the rage again, and now Verizon Wireless is even delivering the feature to its prepaid option. The big red carrier has launched an $80 unlimited data prepaid plan. The plan includes the unlimited talk and text as well as in unlimited high-speed data in the United States. On top of that, the [...]

New subscribers can get a 5th line of Sprint Unlimited Freedom for free

Unlimited data plans have seen a major resurgence in the United States recently, and Sprint restructured some of its options earlier this month to better compete with the competitors. Now Sprint has announced a limited time promotion that can see new customers pick up a fifth line of service at no additional cost. [...]

AT&T launches 5G Evolution service in Austin

At the beginning of February of this year, AT&T announced that it had plans to launch its 5G network starting in Austin, Texas, and Indianapolis, Indiana. Now the big blue network has lit one of those cities light up. AT&T has confirmed that it has successfully launched its 5G Evolution service in Austin, Texas. The advanced [...]

ZTE MAX XL launching at Boost Mobile with Android 7.1.1 in tow

ZTE’s got a new affordable Android phablet, and it’s launching today. The ZTE MAX XL is hitting Boost Mobile with at a price of $101.99 thanks to a $28 promotional discount. Just because the MAX XL has an affordable price tag doesn’t mean that it’s got an entry-level spec list, though. The MAX [...]

Sony Xperia XA1 available for pre-order with 5-inch display, $299 price tag

A couple of months after making its debut at MWC, Sony’s Xperia XA1 is now available for pre-order. The Sony Xperia XA1 can be pre-ordered from Amazon and Best Buy ahead of its May [...]

Samsung Bixby missing Amazon camera detection feature on Verizon Galaxy S8

Samsung Bixby is already missing features at launch, but it’s even worse for Verizon users. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are both missing the feature that allows you to identify products using [...]

Spotify may have hardware in its plans

Spotify is an online music service that you can listen to on any of your devices, whether you’re at a PC or using your Android or iOS device. It’s a truly cross-platform internet service. So introducing hardware to run Spotify sounds like a strange move, right? The company may be planning to do [...]

Samsung rumored to be working on next gen processor with Qualcomm

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has just been released and we’re already hearing rumors about its successor. The latest rumor is about the processor that will be powering the future Galaxy S9. The rumor states that Samsung and Qualcomm are already working on the new [...]

Samsung announces Galaxy S8 update to fix red tint and WiFi issues

If you’ve heard of the Samsung Galaxy S8, you’ve probably heard about the minor issues that it’s having. Some people are noticing a red tint on the display of their brand new S8 and S8+, while others are experiencing WiFi connectivity issues. Samsung has announced [...]

Google automatically translating local reviews in Maps, Search

Google is making it easier to find good places to check out while you’re in a foreign place. Google will now automatically translate local reviews in Google Maps and Google Search to the language set on your device. The original text will also appear [...]

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Flick Launcher, Areo

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the five most popular Android apps from last week. These apps are [...]

Moto Z2 Play render reveals another thin phone and camera bump

April has been a busy month for Motorola leaks and rumors. Recently we’ve seen images of what was a Moto Z2 with dual rear cameras and a render of the Moto Z2 Force with Moto Mod support and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Now, TechnoBuffalo has a report that [...]

New BlackBerry KEYone news arriving next week

TCL Communication officially revealed the BlackBerry-branded KEYone Android smartphone earlier this year, but launch details on the device have been scarce. Early expectations were that the device would arrive in April, but it was recently revealed by BlackBerry CEO John Chen that the handset would start shipping [...]

HTC U 11 rumored to be the name of HTC’s upcoming flagship phone

Back in March, the rumor mill introduced us to the HTC U, a device that will see HTC return to the smartphone market with another flagship smartphone, hot on the heels of the U Ultra. Since then, we’ve seen the U revealed in a single image and learned that it [...]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Nest, Google Earth

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the [...]

Google Play Music will be default music app for Samsung, includes exclusive features

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ from Samsung launch today, and to celebrate the launch, Google and Samsung have a special announcement. Google is teaming up with Samsung on Google Play Music. Specifically, Play Music will be the default music app on new Samsung-branded smartphones and tablets across the globe. Google [...]

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