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Samsung Galaxy S7 will jump straight to Android 7.1.1 Nougat

33 minutes agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Samsung is apparently communicating that their initial Android Nougat release will begin with Android 7.1.1.

Building a simple RSS reader – full tutorial with code

Build a simple RSS reader in easy to follow steps, using AsyncTask to fetch feeds, and XmlPullParser to parse the returned XML. Complete source code included.

Best MetroPCS Android phones (December 2016)

Today we're taking a look at the best MetroPCS Android phones available!

New Google Allo stickers that will help you get ready for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

56 minutes agoTechnology / Google : Google Blog

Between AT-ATs, TIE fighters, a new droid, and of course Darth Vader himself — there are a lot of reasons to look forward to “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” in theaters on December 16. Starting today, exclusive stickers are available in Google Allo to help you prepare for the newest “Star Wars” adventure. Show More Summary

Reflecting on the Right to be Forgotten

57 minutes agoTechnology / Google : Google Blog

What if links to stories about someone’s past - stories about defrauding an international business or about medical tourism malpractice - were removed from Google search in your country, not because of your local laws but because someone was able to use the laws of another country. Show More Summary

Oppo expected to expand to the US next year

ZTE, Huawei, LeEco, Lenovo -- all of these companies (and then some) have lofty aspirations: they want to dominate the US market. You can potentially add Oppo to that list today.

Department of Transportation proposes new rules for phone calls during flights

According to the Department of Transportation's proposed new rules, airlines should decide whether to allow passengers to make voice calls during flights.

Huawei Watch removed from Play Store, new Michael Kors watch available

One of the best Android Wear devices has been removed from the Play Store. You can no longer buy the Huawei Watch from Google. All variants have been removed from the store.

Google is testing user ratings for movies and TV within search results

Google is disrupting yet another industry by including light-weight services directly within search results. This time, Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb, with Google testing out movie ratings from within search itself. Google confirmed to Search...Show More Summary

Xiaomi starts rolling out Marshmallow update for Redmi Note 3 in India

Xiaomi has started rolling out the Android Marshmallow update for the Redmi Note 3. The update is a nightly build, but Xiaomi claims that it's Beta Stable.

Samsung may completely disable all Galaxy Note 7 devices in the US next week`

2 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Rumor has it that Samsung will take their efforts to collect Galaxy Note 7 units to new extremes. A US Cellular customer reported that they received a message noting an incoming action that would prevent the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from charging at all.

South Korean President impeached, Samsung accused of bribery

South Korea's bizarre political scandal has resulted in the President being impeached and seven companies including Samsung being accused of bribery.

Sign up to test Android Nougat on the ZTE Axon 7 in the US

3 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Those with a ZTE Axon 7 in the US can now register to try out an early preview of Android 7.0 Nougat. The company has opened registration through the ZTE US Community site.

AT&T to refund more than $88 million to customers for unauthorized charges

In 2014, AT&T was applying unauthorized third-party charges to customers’ phone bills. AT&T will now start issuing refunds totalling more than $88 million.

TSMC wants to build a new factory for 5nm and 3nm chips

Samsung may be the first to mass produce the industry’s first 10nm SoC, but that doesn’t mean TSMC can’t prepare for what’s to come in the future.

Sony wants to be the first manufacturer (besides Google) to release Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Sony’s dev team has reportedly said that issuing Android 7.1.1 is its “number one priority” and that it intends to be the next manufacturer to release it.

Samsung working on two foldable smartphones, dual-screen version arriving early 2017

Samsung is reportedly planning to release a dual-screened smartphone in early 2017 with two different truly foldable designs to arrive in its wake.

DEAL: Misfit Ray fitness tracker gets a 30% discount

6 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

The Misfit Ray is now $30 cheaper on Amazon, selling for just $69.99. The fitness tracker doesn't come with a lot of features, but it's more stylish than most and its battery last a full six months.

Save $33 on the Samsung Gear Fit 2

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are long gone, but Amazon still has a good selection of great deals available. If you or someone on your “nice” list is looking for a new fitness tracker, you might want to take a look at the Samsung Gear Fit 2. The online retailer has cut the price [...]

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