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Report: T-Mobile to Offer Its Own Commitment Free Smartphone

According to a new report, T-Mobile may soon enter the smartphone game, with the effort suggested to kick off in Q3 of 2017.  Few details were provided in the report, which is based on supposed marketing materials, but the gist is that...Show More Summary

David Foster, VP of Hardware Product Development, Exits Google

David Foster, a VP of Hardware Product Development at Google, who worked as an overseer on the Pixel and Google Home projects, has departed Google.  Reporting directly to Rick Osterloh, who came to Google after departing Motorola last year, Foster played a big role at Google after being recruited from Amazon. Show More Summary

HTC Wants You to Squeeze All the Things in Preparation for New U Phone

Take a moment to reflect on all the great things in life that you can squeeze. Good, very nice. HTC has uploaded a new teaser video for its event on May 16, the same one that we expect the company to unveil the HTC U aka U 11.  In this video, HTC shows us all sorts of […] HTC Wants You to Squeeze All the Things in Preparation for New U Phone is a post from: Droid Life

Google Posts Google Assistant SDK Developer Preview

17 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

This week, Google has published the first developer preview for the Google Assistant SDK. What does that mean for average consumers like you and I? Not much at this time, but it most definitely will a little later down the road. With...Show More Summary

Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ Review

21 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

Given the misfortune Samsung went through last year with the Galaxy Note 7, the company undoubtedly needed to bring its A-game for 2017. Intro the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, the company’s latest flagships to help consumers forget that it accidentally shipped out devices that could set a house ablaze and not regular ol’ smartphones. Show More Summary

Google Specifies Dates for Last Pixel and Nexus Security Patches

23 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

In mid-2016, Google provided specific timeframes for when Nexus devices would stop receiving new Android version updates. Today, Google is back to update us again, but this time, for when security updates will specifically cease for all current Nexus and Pixel devices. Show More Summary

Deal: Pick Up a Moto G4 Plus for $160 in Black or White, Save $70

Taking place on B&H Photo and Amazon, you can pick up a Moto G4 Plus at $70 off the retail price, which is good for both the 16GB and 64GB models. At 16GB, $70 off brings the grand total to $159.99. For the 64GB model, the grand total with $70 off is $229.99.  For specs, […] Deal: Pick Up a Moto G4 Plus for $160 in Black or White, Save $70 is a post from: Droid Life

Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Get Update With One Talk Support

The Galaxy S8 might be the talk of the town at the moment, but updates are still flowing to devices like the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Verizon’s S7 line-up is receiving new software today that introduces support for Big Red’s One Talk service and the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app. Show More Summary

Blackberry KEYOne Hits US at End of May

The Blackberry KEYOne, a TCL-made phone attempting to bring back the glory days of physical keyboards, will arrive in the US on May 31. At this time, no carrier partners have been announced.  To recap, outside of the Blackberry keyboard, you’ll notice the premium design and finish of the phone. Show More Summary

Gboard Updated With New Languages, Ability to Resize and Reposition

Gboard has been updated with support for new languages, as well as the ability to resize and reposition the keyboard to however you see fit.  There are 22 new Indic languages inside, plus support for Kinyarwanda and Waray. Not only that,...Show More Summary

Samsung Pay Expands Into Four New Markets

This morning, Samsung announced that its mobile payment system, Samsung Pay, has expanded into four new markets. Over the next couple of days, Samsung Pay will officially arrive in Sweden and United Arab Emirates (UAE), followed by an...Show More Summary

Facer Intros ‘Daily Mix’ for Android Wear Users, Get New Faces Each Day for Free

Facer, the platform made for those looking to find the perfect watch face, as well as those looking to spread their creative wings and make their own watch faces, just announced Daily Mix. With this feature, Facer users will find new...Show More Summary

Amazon’s Echo Look is an Alexa-Powered Camera Helping You Look Your Flyest

Amazon’s Echo line of products expanded this morning with the introduction of the Echo Look, a “hands-free camera and style assistant.” I know, all of you dudes in the building are asking if it’s April 1 today, and I can tell you that it isn’t. Show More Summary

Google Trips Gets Improvements Just in Time for Your Summer Vacations

After making its public debut last fall, Google Trips hasn’t seen many updates. Today, that changes, thanks to an update that adds several new features to Google’s trip planner and organizer. In the update, you’ll now find an optionShow More Summary

You Can Now Access Over 5 Million Recipes Through Google Assistant

Thanks to Bon Appetit, The New York Times, Food Network and more, Google Assistant now features access to over 5 million recipes. Essentially any dish you can think of, Google Assistant and Google Home can now walk you through the cooking process step by step. Show More Summary

Moto X Pure Edition Receiving Nougat Update

Listed back in October of last year as one of Motorola’s devices that would receive Nougat, it appears the update for the Moto X Pure Edition is now ready for rollout.  Inside, folks still rocking this gorgeous smartphone can expect all the typical Nougat goodness. Show More Summary

Google Bluetooth Headphones With Noise Canceling Stopped at the FCC Today

A pair of Google-branded Bluetooth headphones with Active Noice Canceling (ANC) stopped off at the FCC today. We didn’t know that Google had such an audio device in the works, but the filing doesn’t really hold anything back. In fact,...Show More Summary

Reported OnePlus 5 Render Details Dual Rear-Facing Cameras

A reported render of the OnePlus 5 posted via an Indian outlet is making the rounds, detailing a big change we might see this year from OnePlus. As you can see, the render showcases dual rear-facing cameras on the device, with an LED flash sitting below, followed by a OnePlus logo. Show More Summary

Google Makes It Easy to Save Parking Location in Maps

Google Maps is now not only your parking advisor, it’ll help you locate your car after a night or day on the town in a mysterious city. Thanks to a new update, saving your parking location with notes and a meter timer is now easier than ever. Once updated, Google Maps should recognize as you […] Google Makes It Easy to Save Parking Location in Maps is a post from: Droid Life

This Icon Pack is Hot (and Free!): Dominion

You all know how much we enjoy a good icon pack, but when we find one we enjoy and it’s free, we just can’t stop ourselves from sharing it. The latest we’re highlighting is Dominion, offering a ton of cool wallpapers and over 3,500 custom icons for the price of absolutely nothing.  Typically priced at […] This Icon Pack is Hot (and Free!): Dominion is a post from: Droid Life

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