Republic Wireless today said it has added nine modern smartphones to its lineup of Android devices. The new phones include the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge ($799), S7 ($699), J3 ($179), and S6 ($549); the Nexus 6P ($499) and 5X ($349); and the Motorola Moto X Pure Edition ($349), G4 ($199), and G4 Plus ($299). Show More Summary
After reviewing the Samsung Galaxy S7 back in March, I have since reviewed the LG G5, HTC 10, OnePlus 3, and Moto Z. I’ve also spent dozens of hours using the Moto G4 Plus and Galaxy S7 Active, while tossing in some Nexus 5X time here and there whenever a new Android N preview arrives. Show More Summary
The move avoids the long and costly effort of testing on hundreds or thousands of devices. One of the big challenges for Android app developers is the fact that there are just so many different phones out there using a variety of versions...Show More Summary
Now that the July Android security patch is rolling out to Nexus devices, Samsung has stepped up to start pushing it to their own phones. The latest devices to receive the newest patch are the T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+, along...Show More Summary
This week’s Android Circuit includes the first benchmarks for the Galaxy Note 7, the marketing power of the S-pen, Samsung chasing Apple's enterprise market, Google's first smartwatch, renders of this year's Nexus devices, the additions to BlackBerry's Android portfolio, the story of the full-disk encryption exploit, and the tortured tale of Silent Circle's BlackPhone.
When Samsung first introduced their smartwatch Galaxy Gear, everyone was craving for one, to see how the new technology pairs up with smartphones. 2014 was claimed to be the year of the smartwatches, but not many succeeded in this industry. Show More Summary
This week’s Android Circuit includes Samsung's new hardware features and specifications for the Galaxy Note 7, how the phablet is challenging the iPhone, the Note 7's disappointing battery, leaked details of the 2016 Nexus handsets, an update for Google Fit, Amazon's new smartphone subsidy strategy, a new range of British smartphones, and a new name for Google Android.
eBay has cooked up two serious deals today that include the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Nexus 5X. The Galaxy S7, in all its unlocked, dual-SIM glory, can be had for just $499, while the Nexus 5X with 32GB of storage is all the way down to $239. If you are interested in the Galaxy […] DEALS: Unlocked Galaxy S7 Duos Just $499, 32GB Nexus 5X for $239 is a post from: Droid Life
If there's one common refrain we often hear from Android fans, it's that the experience you get with the stock version of Android is always better than whatever version of Android has been modified by manufacturers such as Samsung, LG and HTC. Show More Summary
Having used both the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Nexus 6P for months now, it's time to start tallying up the pros and cons of each phone.
This week’s Android Circuit includes Galaxy Note 6 details leak, the announcement of the HTC 10, BlackBerry's Hail Mary, Google's Live Cases for the Nexus range, the Android secret revealed by Samsung, the new features in RemixOS, Mallzee's updated Android app, and the problems of translating emoji.
When it comes to getting a 'compact' phone, your options are a bit limited. These phones do it, but for very different prices. A good number of smartphone fans were excited to see that with the latest generation of Galaxy S phones, Samsung decided to keep its flagship a very modest size. Show More Summary
The Samsung Galaxy S7 hype is calming down and it is time to make a more sensible decision. Will you go for the Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, or is the Nexus 6P still the better bet for your needs?
Two top-end devices with lots in common — but very different in execution. When Samsung launches a new high-end phone, people take notice. The Galaxy S7 edge made a splash when it was unveiled in February, though rumors of the device were spreading back when the Nexus 6P hit the scene in October. Show More Summary
It’s funny how often I hear people arguing that they use an iPhone and dismiss Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones and the Google Nexus range. The same is true with Mac users dismissing laptops running […]
Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes the best smartphone camera. Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, throwing a gauntlet to the ground: we have the best smartphone camera, Samsung said. There...Show More Summary
Last year we thought the Nexus 6P made for an enticing alternative to Samsung's more expensive Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+. But is the (still cheaper) Nexus a good choice next to the new Galaxy S7 edge? Let's line up their features and specs... Continue Reading Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs. Show More Summary
The reviews poured in for the Samsung Galaxy S7 on Tuesday and they were unanimous in their praise for Samsung's latest flagship phone. The crew at Droid Life decided to take a closer look at how the Galaxy S7 compares to some of last...Show More Summary
Even with all the excitement from the Samsung Galaxy S7, we're still on the look-out for the next Nexus. The focus right now is on which manufacturer will make the device (or devices). A new report throws an old name back in the Nexus ring.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 could very well be the most the sexiest, most powerful, and altogether well-rounded smartphone we’ve ever seen. Like most things, that’s up for debate (we think the Nexus 6P is also pretty damn great), but if you’re a Samsung Galaxy fan wondering whether or not you should upgrade to the Galaxy...