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Essential to upgrade the PH-1 with Android 8.1, skip 8.0 over instability

Essential began the beta testing for Android Oreo on the PH-1 back in November and has so farreleased three builds for the device. In its testing, the company has found the Android 8.0 version of Oreo to be unstable and has decided to skip it   In a tweet posted by the company it was revealed that the feedback from the beta testers pointed to...

Google took down 700,000 bad apps in 2017

Google has a tough job keeping its Play Store free from bad apps and malicious creators. From keeping those apps from ever making it onto the service, to removing them if they actually do make it through, the company has its hands full. But such is the life of a tech company servicing billions of Android users, and Google...

Nokia 3310 4G with Wi-Fi, VoLTE launched in China

Last year at Mobile World Congress, HMD Global announced the re-imagined version of the Nokia 3310 and followed it up with a 3G version of the device few months later. Now, the company has taken yet another step in making the device relevant in today's world by adding 4G and WiFi connectivity options. The Nokia 3310 4G was recently certified in China and the device...

Google officially acquires part of HTC’s smartphone unit for $1.1 billion

Google has had a long history of making business with HTC, dating as far back as 2010 when the two companies partnered for the first Nexus smartphone, with the Taiwanese OEM as the manufacturer. Fast forward to today and both companies remain in tandem for the Pixel and Pixel 2 lineups. In a move to streamline the manufacture of...

Samsung Pay is now available to customers in Mexico

Samsung has announced that it is launching Samsung Pay in Mexico and it's available right now. It’s the 20th market to receive Samsung Pay, and the second Latin American country to receive the service. Samsung says that users with compatible devices will be able to make purchases with Samsung Pay at almost all shops across the country that accept...

Windows 10 build 17074.1002 shows up in the Slow ring

Since the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update was released in mid-October, there's only been one Insider Preview build to make it to the Slow ring. Build 17025 was offered on November 1, and the ring has been quiet since then. Today though, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 17074 to the Slow ring, and it introduces a ton of...

Amazon Prime’s monthly fee is going up $2; yearly to stay the same

Amazon's Prime service is great if you like free two-day shipping and access to Amazon videos and music. But if you pay monthly instead of yearly, you are going to start paying a bit extra each month for those benefits. The company has announced that its monthly charge is going up from $10.99 to $12.99, while the annual fee of...

The best Android and iOS apps of 2017

From easier payments to anonymous confessions, 2017 has been quite a ride in the world of apps! Among other things, 2017 brought a lot of useful apps to our smartphones. From making our payments easy to making our confessions anonymous, it has been a pretty momentous year for applications on your smartphones. In fact, there is a lot of conversation...

Sony’s next flagship smartphone could feature Snapdragon 845

It looks like Sony is working on its next flagship smartphone. Although the company is keeping its cards close to its chest, there are several rumours and leaks doing the rounds regarding the Japanese brand's flagship smartphone. The latest leak comes in the form of a listing spotted on Geekbench. The device which is spotted on Geekbench is expected to be powered...

Forbes boasts “confirmed” Galaxy S9 design, looks just like previous leaks

Over the past couple of months, we have seen several renders of the upcoming and unannounced Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. In December alone, we have seen at least five renders and it now appears that Forbes is throwing another log on the fire just for good measure. The site reports with certainty that this render is what the Galaxy S9...