Category Archives for Phones

Official Motorola distributor shares Moto X4 images ahead of launch

August 21, 2017

The upcoming Motorola Moto X4 has already been the subject of several leaks, but they’ve all come from third-party sources. Now, a new leak has surfaced and it comes directly from an official source.

HomaTelecom, which is the official Lenovo and Motorola distributor in Iran, has shared a couple of images for the handset on its official Instagram account.

The design revealed by these images is inline with what we’ve already seen. These newly-leaked images also confirm key specifications like 2.2GHz octa core processor, 5.2-inch screen, 3GB/4GB RAM options, and 3,000mAh…

Global launch for Samsung’s Bixby assistant set for today

August 21, 2017

Samsung looks all set to globally launch its Bixby virtual assistant today. The company shared the following ad on Facebook, confirming August 22 as the roll out date.

The following video teaser was posted on Twitter:

It’s coming. Meet #Bixby August 22nd. pic.twitter.com/GjOyrDPsAw— Samsung SmartLife (@SamsungSLife) August 20, 2017

The process for global launch kicked off recently when the company started rolling out updates to Bixby apps – including Bixby, Bixby PLM, Bixby Wakeup, Bixby Dictation and Bixby Global Action – in several markets around the world.

Despite the…

Nougat for Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) could be arriving soon

August 21, 2017

Looks like Samsung will start rolling out the Nougat update to its Galaxy J5 (2016) smartphone soon. The device, which was launched back in April last year running Marshmallow, has now cleared the WiFi Alliance running Android 7.0 Nougat.

While there is currently no information on exactly when the roll out will begin, given that the update has started collecting necessary certifications, it shouldn’t be too long before it start hitting units in the wild.

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Android 8.0 Oreo is official

August 21, 2017

As expected, Google today decided to finally unveil the moniker of the next iteration of Android. Known simply as “O” for the past few months while a few Developer Previews and public betas went out, it now officially has a full name.

It’s Android 8.0 Oreo.

So yes, the most rumored name actually turned out to be what Google chose to call its latest sweet treat. It’s only the second time in Android’s history when there’s a commercial partnership involved – for version 4.4 KitKat Google teamed up with Nestle (which owns that brand), and this time around the search giant managed to…

So, when will your device actually get Android Oreo?

August 20, 2017
 Google officially just took the wraps off of Android Oreo, but there are still some questions left to be answered — most notably, precisely when each device will be getting the latest version of the mobile operating system. Due to Android’s openness and a variety of different factors on the manufacturing side, it’s not an easy question to answer, but we’ll break it… Read More

What’s new in Android Oreo

August 20, 2017
 Google officially launched Android Oreo. today. To be honest, it’s probably one of the least exciting operating system releases in recent memory. While the team did plenty of work on the backend, Android Oreo only includes a few noteworthy user interface updates. The highlight of this release is probably the new Notification Dots — and that sums things up pretty well. Read More