The Galaxy Note 7 recall has been a disaster for Samsung, but may have been a win for its competitors. Just as Note 7 sales have tanked competitor smartphones like the Nexus 6P and LG G5 got a boost.
This week’s Android Circuit includes a timeline of the flawed Galaxy Note 7 battery issue, the financial damage to Samsung, how the Galaxy S8 can save the South Korean company, Blackberry improving handset security with Zimperium, the...Show More Summary
It has been over a month since Google released Android 7.0 Nougat. So far, the update has only landed on Nexus devices which receive their software updates directly from Google. OEMs like Samsung haven’t updated their devices as yet because there’s a big process that needs to be completed first before any new major update can be released. Show More Summary
Tthis week’s Android Circuit includes the damage caused by Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 recall, thoughts on dealing with stubborn Note 7 owners, the quick over-the-air fix that is anything but quick, new rumors of the Galaxy S8, why Lollipop...Show More Summary
The tablet market has seen a slow decline in sales throughout the years. However, tech companies do not seem fazed by this fact though, as the playing field just keeps getting crowded with every new release. This year, Google and Samsung dish it out with the upcoming Nexus 7 and Galaxy Tab S3.
If I had to pinpoint a time at which the entire Android community was excited about a phone, I would have to give it to the Galaxy Nexus. The hype was real. In October of 2011, Google and Samsung hosted a press conference in Hong Kong to unveil not only the Galaxy Nexus, but also […] #TBT: Watch Andy Rubin and Samsung Unveil the Galaxy Nexus is a post from: Droid Life
I've been on the Apple bandwagon since 2010's iPhone 4, and apart from a brief and extremely frustrating dalliance with a Samsung Galaxy Nexus in 2012, I haven't really ever regretted it. Until today's entirely underwhelming iPhone 7...Show More Summary
Android 7.0 Nougat was released and both Kevin and Matt installed it on Nexus devices. The Galaxy Note 7 is also living up to its top smartphone billing with solid performance this week.
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. launched its much-anticipa […]
Researchers have discovered a new form of Android malware, and it's pretty scary how many phones are vulnerable. If you have Google's Nexus 5X, Nexus 6 or Nexus 6P, HTC's One M9 or HTC 10, BlackBerry's DTEK50, or Samsung's Galaxy S7Show More Summary
It was Galaxy Note 7 unveiling week, meaning there is a ton of stuff to revisit if you happened to miss the action. Not only did Samsung unveil their latest creation, but more Nexus 2016 details have been leaked, Instagram introduced Stories, and Android Pay’s Nearby tab is beginning to roll out. Show More Summary
This week we're talking about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 going official. Was there anything we didn't already know about? We also talk about a new batch of Nexus rumors, Instagram's shameless rip-off of Snapchat (and why it's a good thing), and the latest Pokemon GO changes.
We pit the latest Samsung flagship against the best Nexus smartphone currently available, in this quick look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Nexus 6P!
Google’s pure Android phones have not seen the success of the iPhone, and they can’t match the sales of Samsung Galaxy flagship phones out there, but they still have plenty of fans. Nexus phones have one major advantage, access to fast...Show More Summary
The much-leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is finally here. As per tradition, we like to compare new devices to their competition. For the Galaxy Note 7 we have chosen a couple of the best phablets on the market: the Nexus 6P and iPhone 6s Plus.
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.