Tag Archives: Android

New Google Pixel XL 2017 leak claims to give us a look at the phone’s updated design

Looks like the LG V30 isn’t the only LG-made flagship that’s leaking out today. New renders have been shared that claim to show the design of Google’s Pixel XL for 2017, codenamed Taimen. Shared by Android Police, this Pixel XL 2017 is said to be manufactured by LG, a change from last year when both Pixel models were made by HTC. This Pixel XL 2017 shares some design elements with last year’s Pixel XL, … [read full article]

LG V30 render leak allegedly shows design of upcoming flagship

For the past couple of years, LG has offered two flagship smartphones per year, launching a G series device in the first half of the year and a V series device in the second half. It looks like that’ll continue in 2017. Renders that claim to show off the LG V30 have made their way online. The images come from @OnLeaks and MySmartPrice and are said to be based on factory CAD information. This alleged LG … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ update adds navigation bar features and security patches

Heads up, Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners, because a new update is coming your way. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models, and it includes some notable changes. First is that there’s a button on the left side of the navigation bar that you can use to hide the bar. This will let you see more content on your screen since you won’t have a black bar blocking … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge receiving security updates

It’s time for a new Samsung Galaxy S7 update. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The S7 is getting version G930TUVS4BQE1, while the S7 edge is getting G935TUVU4BQF6/ What they’re both getting are the June 1 Android security patches as well as “various system improvements.” These updates are now rolling out over the air. TmoNews reader Rick already got the update on his Galaxy S7 edge, so … [read full article]

HTC U11 discount code is good for $50 off

HTC is now offering a discount on its flagship Android smartphone. The unlocked HTC U11 can be had for $50 off in HTC’s online store with the promo code AMAZINGU11. Simply enter this code at checkout and HTC will knock $50 off the U11’s price, leaving it at $599. This deal applies to all four color options of the HTC U11, including the new Solar Red option. It’s worth noting, though, that the Solar Red … [read full article]

Nokia 6 available for pre-order through Amazon Prime Exclusive along with Alcatel Idol 5S, more

One day after it was announced that the Nokia 6 would be launching in the U.S. in early July, Amazon has begun taking pre-orders for both the Nokia 6 and a few other Android devices. The Nokia 6 is now available for pre-order from Amazon, along with the all-new Alcatel Idol 5S, Alcatel A50, Alcatel A30 Plus, and Moto E4. All five phones are now part of Amazon’s Prime Exclusive program, which gives Prime members the … [read full article]

Nokia 6 launching in the U.S. in early July, pricing set at $229

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a new Nokia smartphone on U.S. shores, but that’s going to change next month. HMD Global has revealed that the Nokia 6 will launch in the U.S. in early July 2017. HMD manufactures the Nokia 6 and has licensed the Nokia name to put on the device. The Nokia 6 will be sold on Amazon for $229. The Nokia 6 will launch in Matte Black and Silver color options, … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tipped for late September debut with 6GB RAM, 6.3-inch display

Now that the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are on store shelves, lots of folks are turning their attention to Samsung’s next Galaxy Note smartphone. And thanks to a new report, we may know a bit about what’ll make that device tick. Samsung will reveal the Galaxy Note 8 in late September, according to a VentureBeat source. The device will reportedly cost €999, which could put it at around $900 USD given the pricing for the … [read full article]

ZTE Axon 7 Mini getting Android 7.1.1 update with T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling support

ZTE has announced a new update for the Axon 7 Mini, and it’s an especially notable update for T-Mobile customers. The ZTE Axon 7 Mini is now receiving an update to Android 7.1.1. Included with this update is T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling support, meaning that T-Mo customers can make calls and send texts over Wi-Fi, even if they’re in an area with weak cellular coverage. Other features included with the ZTE Axon 7 Mini’s update to … [read full article]