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Samsung bringing back Action Memo for the Galaxy Note 7 next month

For those who picked up a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recently,  you might have realized that one of the most useful S Pen features is gone. Action Memo let you do things like write phone numbers and immediately use them, take snippets of the screen as notes, and more.

So much for HTC updating the One A9 within 15 days of Nexus devices

22 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

HTC will certainly be coming under some fire after announcing its Android Nougat update schedule for the HTC 10, One A9, and One M9.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Review

Last year, many considered the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to be a disappointment. It wasn't a clear upgrade from the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. This year, Samsung isn't taking any chances. They've thrown everything but the kitchen sink into the Note. Does a list of features longer than some books make for a great device?

Verizon has made major changes to the software on the Galaxy Note 7

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is available on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon, which makes it easy to see the differences between the four models. There are always random changes, but this year Verizon has gone above and beyond.

So you’ve got Nougat through Android Beta: now what?

Now that you’re running stable Android 7.0 Nougat through Android Beta, what are your options? Should you stick around? Should you unenroll? Here’s what you need to know.

Uber testing affordable flat rate fares in some US cities

Users have spotted an Uber flat fare beta running in six US cities, which can see pool rides purchased for just $2 or less when bought as part of a bundle.

You will soon be able to send videos as GIFs on WhatsApp

It seems like with a future update, WhatsApp will bring you the option to send videos as GIFs. Without having to root your device, that is.

Sony reportedly planning an Xperia X Compact and Xperia XZ

Two leaks show the front of the upcoming Xperia X Compact and the existence of an Xperia XZ, which may be the previous F8331 model we've seen in the wild.

Nougat’s Nav bar customizer still an option for Nexus 6P owners

Google hid the nav bar customizer months ago, but if you're the proud owner of a Nexus 6P, then you can still gain access to this lost feature.

Action Memo is reportedly coming to the Galaxy Note 7 next month, did you even miss it?

8 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Action Memo was an important feature we saw in previous Galaxy Note devices, but was strangely missing from this year's Samsung Galaxy Note 7. If you've been missing this feature, don't fret. Action Memo will reportedly be making a return in a future software update.

Picture claims this is the upcoming LG V20 in the wild

Yesterday, we got to see what is allegedly the front of the highly-anticipated LG V20. The upcoming smartphone is back again: this time, caught in the wild.

Google’s tech support app for Nexus, Android One, and GPe devices is officially shutting down

10 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

After 2 years of giving Nexus, Android One, and Google Play Edition users help tech support, tips, and diagnostics -- Google is finally ready to shut down their Device Assist app.

OnePlus Unveils the Bullets V2 Earbuds, Not USB Type-C

11 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

A couple of days ago, OnePlus fired up the hypetrain, teasing an announcement that would take place today. Well, the announcement has come in the form of a YouTube video and webpage. Today, OnePlus unveiled the Bullets V2 earbuds, a sequel to its previous Bullets earbuds. Show More Summary

The best way to test the Galaxy Note 7’s water resistance is by freezing it in soda [VIDEO]

11 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Okay, so we know the Galaxy Note 7 is water resistant. But how well does it handle being doused in soda and then turned into a frozen popsicle? These are the questions we should be asking...

Garmin’s pricey Fenix Chronos smartwatch targets the outdoor set

Garmin is launching three variants of its brand new luxury smartwatch, dubbed the Fenix Chronos. Beyond its high-end looks, it also packs a ton of fitness features.

OnePlus announces second version of its Bullets earphones, coming soon

OnePlus has been teasing a new announcement, one thought to be for new earphones. Today was the day of the announcement, and it was indeed a set of earphones called the Bullets V2. The landing page for the Bullets V2 goes in depth about every [...]

Huawei P9 Plus review

The Huawei P9 Plus offers some extras not found in the P9 including a 5.5 inch AMOLED display, Press Touch and an IR blaster. Is this Huawei's best smartphone? Let's find out in our in-depth review.

Hasselblad Moto Mod Spotted Ahead of Possible IFA Unveiling

12 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

The Hasselblad Moto Mod, a camera module that we all anticipated would launch alongside the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, but didn’t, has been spotted in promotional material ahead of a possible unveiling at next week’s IFA in Berlin. According...Show More Summary

Xperia XZ and X Compact appear on Sony site, X Compact render leaks

Sony used to have a line of devices that were true mini flagships. The Compact line was a version of the flagship with a smaller, lower-resolution screen, but Sony mostly kept to high-end specs despite the size. This is where every other mini “flagship” fails: they use mid-range or even low-end specs. Thankfully, the series [...]

This photo of the LG V20 in the wild lines up with previous leaks

13 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

After a leaked render allegedly gave us a look at the front of the LG V20, a new photo of the phone pictured in the wild has been posted online.

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