When Google set out to develop and market its first Phone by Google branded device - not co-branded with a partner - and spiritual successors to its legacy Nexus brand, the company drew a line in the sand. Not only was the target to develop smartphones that demonstrated best of breed functionality and performance for the Android platform,...
After officially concluding the Galaxy Beta Program in December, the official Android Nougat update is expected to roll out soon for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge units. Meanwhile, Nexus 6 and T-Mobile HTC 10 can reportedly taste the Nougat flavor already. Show More Summary
B&H is offering discounts on quite a few devices including the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Honor 8, Nexus 6P, and others.
Google has made a huge stride in camera quality, but can it take on Samsung head to head? Though Google's new Pixel phones have seriously impressive imaging that put its previous Nexus phones to shame, we have to remember that before...Show More Summary
We've already compared the first Google-made phablet with its closest predecessor (Nexus 6P) and its Apple adversary (iPhone 7 Plus). How does Pixel XL measure up against its most formidable Android challenger, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge?.. Continue Reading Google Pixel XL vs. Show More Summary
While Google is no stranger to smartphone manufacturing (the conglomerate has been overseeing Nexus design and manufacturing for years), the Pixel is the first phone to officially be dubbed "Made by Google." How does the hotly anticipated...Show More Summary
Google Pixel. (Credit: Google) With Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 effectively dead, Google's new phones are shaping up to bestrong stand-ins. The first pure Google-branded phones could not have arrived at a better time. “Google’s new Pixel phone will be an attractive option to high-end Android phone owners,” Bob O'Donnell, president and founder [...]
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!