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Crunch Report | Netflix is now worth more than $100 billion

Netflix is now worth more than $100 billion, Uber Eats acquires Ando and Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay for the news. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

ZTE Axon 7 begins testing Android 8.0 Oreo in the US, here’s our first glimpse at ‘Stock UI+’

5 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

XDA Developers is reporting that Android Oreo for the Axon 7 is getting ready to roll out in April and appears to resemble stock Android much closer than its former MiFavor-like UI.

Download: Gboard Go is a lite version of the original that uses less RAM

6 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Gboard Go is a much more lite version of the original app that uses around 57% less RAM. If you've like to try it out, you can sideload it on your Android 8.1 device right now.

Twitter adds support for Android Oreo Notification Channels

6 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

An often-overlooked feature in Android Oreo is Notification Channels. This allows users to customize different categories of app notifications.

Google Posts Additional January 8.1 Images for Verizon, Softbank, Telstra Pixel and Nexus Devices

We may be 20 days removed from Google posting the initial batch of files for January’s Nexus/Pixel security patch, but that hasn’t stopped them from adding some new ones. Tonight, Google gave us new files for Pixel/Nexus devices on Verizon, Softbank, and Telstra. Show More Summary

Question of the Day: What Smart Home Tech Do You Use in Your House?

I’m rather late to the smart home game, but I’m getting there. I have an ecobee thermostat, couple Google Home units, Amazon Echo, few Philips Hue lightbulbs, and I think the next purchase for my house will be a Nest Hello doorbell.Show More Summary

DEAL: Switch to Verizon, Get Up to $450 Off Pixel 2 or 2 XL, Note 8 and More

This may be the final day of this deal, but Verizon’s current “up to $450 off” promo isn’t a terrible choice for those looking to switch to Big Red today. I think it might be the last day, because Verizon has told us that a new BOGO deal (plus trade-in) is kicking off tomorrow. Show More Summary

Integral Memory claims biggest microSD record with new 512GB card

The record for largest microSD card has been set again. UK company Integral Memory today announced a 512GB microSD card, which is officially the largest microSD card that’s been introduced to date. The previous record holder was SanDisk’s 400GB microSD [...]

YouTube TV has over 300,000 subscribers

It hasn’t been quite a year since YouTube TV launched, but it looks like the platform has a pretty solid fanbase going for it. According to CNBC, YouTube TV now has just over 300,000 subscribers. The report cites information gathered by [...]

Project Fi customers with a bad Nexus 5X can get it replaced with a Moto X4 Android One

The Moto X4 Android One for Google’s Project Fi officially launched in September of last year, and for many who have had a faulty Nexus 5X under the Project Fi banner, it was seen as the perfect replacement unit that Google wasn’t offering. [...]

OnePlus Camera M mod for the 5/5T dramatically improves picture detail

7 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

OnePlus Camera M is a new mod for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T which claims to "significantly improve" the quality of pictures taken on your device.

Android 8.1 now tells you the speed of public WiFi networks before you join them

7 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

WiFi Speed Labels was one of those nice little features announced with Android 8.1 back in early December, but It’s only today that the feature is going live. You know, for all.2% of Android users on 8.1.

Google Starts Rolling Out WiFi Speed Labels Feature to Android 8.1

With the introduction of Android 8.1, Google tossed in a feature that’ll surely come in handy as you enter a public space and want to jump on an open WiFi network. It’s a speed estimate or speed label that’ll tell you the type of connection you should expect should you connect. Show More Summary

YouTube TV Has Over 300,000 Subscribers a Year After Launch

According to a source of CNBC, YouTube TV is off to an impressive start. Launched last year in February, the service is reported to have over 300,000 subscribers, though, Google has not made these figures public and would not provide a comment on the report. Show More Summary

Google's Waymo expands to Atlanta to test self-driving cars

Google didn't provide specifics on the Atlanta rollout, set to provide another climate and conditions for testing.

Verizon to launch BOGO deal on flagship Android phones tomorrow

After offering a Buy One, Get One deal on the Galaxy S8 last month, Verizon today revealed that it’s launching a new BOGO that’ll include even more phones. Verizon will kick off a new BOGO deal tomorrow, January 23, on flagship Android phones. The deal will include [...]

Android 8.1 will now tell you the speed of a Wi-Fi network before you connect to it

Android Oreo brings new features like picture-in-picture and notification dots, and now Google has confirmed another new feature for Oreo. Google says that it’s now rolling out a new feature to Android 8.1 users that’ll show the speed of public Wi-Fi networks before you connect to them. [...]

Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets significant discount as Deal of the Day

Amazon’s latest Deal of the Day offers a solid discount on an Android tablet. The Fire HD 8 is Amazon’s Deal of the Day. This discount is only available today, January 22, meaning you’ve got around 12 hours and 15 minutes as of this post to take advantage [...]

Ex-Uber Maps exec Brian McClendon running for office

Brian McClendon, a notable engineering executive at startups and large tech companies including Google and Uber, has announced his candidacy to run for the open seat of Secretary of State of Kansas. He will compete in the Democratic primary scheduled for August 7th. Show More Summary

Google is now offering the Moto X4 to replace faulty Nexus 5Xs

12 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

A Nexus 5X user called Project Fi support about the issues and was offered a Moto X4 Android One phone as a replacement. Others have called Project Fi support and received the same offer.

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