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OnePlus confirms Android O for the OnePlus 3/3T, but no Android P

Owners of the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, last year’s flagships from OnePlus, are getting anxious about the lack of updates in the past few months for their devices. There have been updates, but these
Laptops for back-to-school students: best budget to top-tier models

Laptops for back-to-school students: best budget to top-tier models

Later this month, thousands of students will return to college, and thousands more will be heading out for their first semester. Just as necessary as dorm room mini-fridges and a comfortable backpack
Google voice recognition update makes it even easier to talk to your phone

Google voice recognition update makes it even easier to talk to your phone

Gboard on Android and Google’s Voice Search are getting quite a significant update today. The company announced today that it is adding 30 new languages and locales to the speech recognition tools for

Motorla Moto Z2 Force also shows ‘jelly scrolling’ issue

The Moto Z2 Force has finally entered the mobile game launching with a Snapdragon 835 processor, dual cameras, and a shatterproof display that is not totally scratch proof. If you order one from
Chevrolet eyes cheaper V8 Camaro to compete with Mustang and Challenger

Chevrolet eyes cheaper V8 Camaro to compete with Mustang and Challenger

Automakers often fall into the same trap when it comes to their cars and trucks. They introduce something at a good price, consumers respond well, and sales grow. Eventually the manufacturer thinks a

Android Wear bug renders Google Assistant practically useless

One of the things that smartwatch users were looking forward to with Android Wear 2.0 was Google Assistant support. It made you feel like you were in one of those heist or spy movies where you talk to
EVGA SC17 NVIDIA GTX 1080 gaming laptop is going to cost you

EVGA SC17 NVIDIA GTX 1080 gaming laptop is going to cost you

You may be able to ignore or even break the laws of man, but the laws of (Newtonian) physics are not to be trifled with. Such laws put a limit on how much processing power we can cram into physical
Owners of 2007-2016 Porsche models might get free sunglasses thanks to suit

Owners of 2007-2016 Porsche models might get free sunglasses thanks to suit

An old adage says that the way the rich stay rich is by not spending money. If you are one of the lucky folks who parted with some of your cash to buy or lease a Porsche sometime between 2007 and 2016

Vizio now has Google Play Movies & TV on its high-end Smart TVs

If you have one of the high end Smart TVs from Vizio, you’ve probably noticed that they’ve been adding several streaming apps for the past few weeks, including Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. The
Galaxy Note 8 benchmarks hint at something interesting

Galaxy Note 8 benchmarks hint at something interesting

In little less than two weeks, we will finally have the full picture of Samsung’s follow-up to the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 from 2016. Truth be told, we almost already have a full picture, though

LG UX 6.0+ brings better customization, advanced security features

With the impending arrival of the V30, LG is expected to also roll out the new UX 6.0+. We saw its features and capabilities way back in March but the user interface is about to get an update. It’s
SonicSpy malware sneaks into Google Play Store

SonicSpy malware sneaks into Google Play Store

There are pros and cons to the way Apple screens apps that go into its App Store and the way Google prefers to rely on automation to preserve the quality and security of Android apps. The latter
Nikon D850 announcement could finally happen this week

Nikon D850 announcement could finally happen this week

Admittedly, not everyone is obsessed with smartphones or what will be taking place in the coming weeks. Some, particularly photographers, might be more interested in what may take place as early as

Essential Phone company sends out invite to a ‘First Look Event’

The Essential Phone is here. Well, almost. We know the new phone is there somewhere but we have yet to see the real thing and get our hands on one. We’re interested in any update about this device
Android Wear Google Assistant bug leaves owners powerless

Android Wear Google Assistant bug leaves owners powerless

Smartwatches are odd contraptions. They promise to empower users by detaching their faces from their phone screens while still giving them much of their phone’s features. At the same time, they also
Moto Z2 Force said to also have Jelly Scrolling effect

Moto Z2 Force said to also have Jelly Scrolling effect

As expected from a OnePlus flagship, the OnePlus 5 was surrounded by complaints almost immediately after its release, though not enough to knock the latest flagship killer off the top of the list. One

LG, NextRadio partner to enable LG chips on future phones

FM radio will soon be heard on future LG phones. Not that it’s a new thing since there are numerous FM apps are available on the Play Store but the other South Korean tech giant has recently partnered
LG V30 UX 6.0+ has always on face detection

LG V30 UX 6.0+ has always on face detection

As expected, LG is pretty much confirming almost every leak about the LG V30 a mere two weeks before its announcement. After revealing details about its OLED FullVision display and its f/1.6 Crystal

LG reportedly releasing V30, V30 Plus same time as Galaxy Note 8

Looks like LG feels tough enough to go up against Samsung now. If rumors are to be believed, both Korean OEMs will be releasing their high-end devices on September 15. The latter will of course be
Amazon recalls “unverified” solar eclipse filters

Amazon recalls “unverified” solar eclipse filters

Next week will be quite a show. Even before Samsung unveils its Galaxy Note 8, Google will supposedly finally launch and name Android 8.0 “O”. The latter, if true, will coincide with a historic event