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iOS 10.2 is now available

On November 1 Apple started the beta testing period for iOS 10.2, and today, little over one month later, the final release is up for grabs. iOS 10.2 is available to all supported devices, so if you have one of those expect to see the update notification very soon (if you haven’t already). You can also install the new release ... Read More »

Asus Z01HDA clears TENAA with Snapdragon 625 SoC, 4GB RAM, and 4,850mAh battery

A new Asus smartphone has been certified by the Chinese telecommunication authority TENAA. Listed as Asus Z01HDA, the device is powered by Snapdragon 625 chipset and sports a 5.5-inch full HD display. RAM options include 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB, while storage comes in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB. While the included image clearly shows a dual-rear camera setup, the spec sheet ... Read More »

Our new desktop homepage brings you closer to the top stories of the day

Smartphones are a gateway to all sorts of portable electronics and all the associated software and services that come with them. As always, we aim to bring up to date information on this digital jungle and we think the latest facelift on our homepage will help you discover the most interesting developments without missing a thing. First off, meet our ... Read More »

Apple is grabbing more US market share after Galaxy Note 7 demise

Kantar has some new insights on the US handset market to share. In light of the unfortunate demise of the Samsung Galaxy Note7, Apple has now managed to raise its US market share to 40.5%. That is actually up 7% year-over-year. And it is no secret that the absence of the Note7 played a big part in the process. On ... Read More »

Spotlight: MacroDroid is a super-powerful automation app for Android that rivals Tasker and IFTTT

Have you been spending countless hours automating your Android device with the difficult-to-grasp Tasker or the less powerful IFTTT? That’s great because we are just about to introduce you to yet another great automation app that will further waste a few hours of your time for all the good reasons! Wave a big hearty welcome to MacroDroid, an automation app ... Read More »

Google’s Trusted Contacts app lets you share your location with loved ones in real time

Google today unveiled a new app & service combo in the form of Trusted Contacts – a new way to let your loved ones know where you are by sharing your real time location with them. Trusted Contacts can be very helpful in real emergency situations, but it can also be used as a means to simply give your family ... Read More »

The LG V20 will officially launch in India on December 6

The LG V20 might be one of the most underrated smartphones of the year. The handset packs in a tremendous amount of power and features, but LG kind of shot itself in the foot with the release of the phone. In addition to being falsely advertised as the first phone to run Android Nougat, its release during the same window ... Read More »

Verizon starts to roll out Android 7.1.1 to Pixel users today?

Verizon subscribers toting the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL should start receiving an update today that takes their handset to Android 7.1.1. The OTA update brings software version NMF26O to the first handsets designed by Google. Besides the latest build of Android, the update also includes Google’s December safety update and some bug fixes. The update shows up on ... Read More »

A Project Ara (A8A01) developer smartphone unit gets in the spotlight

Google canceled Project Ara modular smartphone endeavor back in September leaving many developers and potential customers who’ve been looking forward to the project empty handed. Our colleagues at Phandroid have managed to get their hands on a developer edition Project Ara unit with the model number “A8A01″ and they’ve brought us some nice looking images. The Project Ara (A8A01) smartphone ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Android Nougat beta update out this month, final release hits by the end of the year

Yesterday ZTE finally told us when to expect an Android 7.0 Nougat update to hit its Axon 7smartphone, and today it’s time for OnePlus to come clean regarding its latest flagship, the OnePlus 3. A beta build of Nougat for the handset will become available this month, apparently, with the final release being rolled out by the end of the ... Read More »