Happy birthday, old friend ???? Every now and then, a gadget comes along that makes a huge impact in the mobile technology market. Apple's iPhone revolutionized what a smartphone should be in 2007, Samsung's original Galaxy Note in 2011...Show More Summary
While the official Android 7.1.2 Nougat update is available only to certain Google Pixel and Nexus devices right now, there are custom ROMs based on this iteration of Google’s mobile operating system that other Android smartphones can...Show More Summary
While Google’s Pixel and Nexus phone are already running on Android 7.1.2 Nougat, some variants of Samsung’s older flagship devices are yet to receive the initial version, the 7.0 build. For instance, Rogers-branded Samsung Galaxy S6...Show More Summary
You’d think that Samsung and Apple are the leading names in the smartphone market nowadays, and while that might be true to some extent, there are also other companies worth including in the top of the line in this category. For example,...Show More Summary
Samsung is making its browser available on Google hardware. In a bid to deliver faster updates, Samsung decoupled its browser from TouchWiz and started offering it on the Play Store since 2015. The browser was limited to Galaxy phones,...Show More Summary
Samsung has released a beta version of its browser, compatible with certain “Galaxy and Nexus phones.” And yes, that includes the Google Pixel as well.
The Android 7.0 Nougat update is now rolling out to Vodafone-locked Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Meanwhile, Google has recently started seeding the Android 7.1.2 Nougat beta version to compatible Pixel and Nexus devices. Google’s gradual update for the latest iteration of its mobile operating system is currently available for public testing. Show More Summary
Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, and other Android devices are getting their respective firmware updates, most of them finally experiencing the Nougat taste. The latest Android Nougat news for Samsung’s 2016 flag bearer revealed that the highly-anticipated firmware is now rolling out in India. Show More Summary
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.