How Oreo is better than Nougat: Notifications

Notifications have received three major changes with Android 8.0 Oreo compared to Android 7.x Nougat. First, the handling in the notification shade has been improved, with extra actions now available. Second, there are notification dots. Thirdly, Android O adds notification channels, a unified system to help users manage notifications. The ...

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AT&T Galaxy S8 duo getting the ‘navigation bar hide’ update

The latest update for AT&T’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus includes the ability to hide the on-screen navigation bar as well as Daydream support. See also:Best Samsung Galaxy S8 screen protectorsBest Samsung Galaxy S8 screen protectors2 weeks ago Samsung started rolling out an update back in June which not only brought the June 1, 2017 ...

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If you’re an Xperia owner in US, you could get up to $300 from Sony

Thanks to the recent preliminary settlement over misleading commercials, you might be owed up to $300 from the Japanese electronics company. See also:Sony Xperia XZ Premium reviewSony Xperia XZ Premium reviewJune 27, 2017 Sony Xperia phones and tablets aren’t the most common in the US, but if you are one of the very few people who own a ...

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Square Enix announces Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition for Android

Final Fantasy XV is coming to mobile, but not in the way you might expect. Today at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, Square Enix let us in on its plans for the FFXV universe and it looks cute as hell. The brand new Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition is a completely reimaged mobile version of the road trip through Eos. Square Enix describes it as ...

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Promotional price on Kickstarter success

You’ve got your Samsung Galaxy S8, now you need some equally classy accessories. Look no further – We would stick the XVIDA Magnetic Samsung S8 Charging Kit high on that list. Wireless chargers aren’t a new thing, but if you’ve watched the product video above you gotta admit this would make a pretty kickass addition to your ...

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How Oreo is better than Nougat: Background Execution Limits

Broadly speaking, a runnable app (meaning one that has been loaded into memory and can be executed) can be in one of two states on an Android device: it is either a foreground app, which is currently being executed and is interacting with the user; or it can be a background app, an app which is not interacting with the user. Foreground apps can ...

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FreedomPop’s new annual plan will cost less than a nice dinner

If you think cell service costs too much, listen up. FreedomPop, the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) that has been giving away free basic cell service, is introducing its new Annual Plan that will run you less than a nice dinner out on the town. See also:The best prepaid and no contract plans in the USThe best prepaid and no contract ...

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What you need to know about Sony’s LDAC

We’ve been talking a fair bit about Bluetooth audio lately, mostly because consumers and high-end audio companies are making more noise about it than ever before. Be it wireless headsets, hands-free ear pieces, automotive, or the connected home, there’s a growing number of use cases for good quality Bluetooth audio. Fortunately, a ...

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You’ll have to wait longer than expected to play Alto’s Odyssey

A sequel to one of the best mobile games out there is in the works, but you’ll have to wait a little longer to get your hands on it. Snowman, the developers behind Alto’s Adventure, is in the process of making a sequel to the hit mobile game called Alto’s Odyssey. In the new title, Alto and his friends are back, this time ...

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OnePlus 5 with 128 GB of storage now also available in Slate Gray

When launched, the OnePlus 5 variant with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage only came in Midnight Black. Now, the high-end version of the device also comes in Slate Gray, the color initially only available for the entry-level version of the smartphone — 6 GB/64 GB. It’s already available for purchase on the company’s website and will set ...

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