Tag Archives: Android

Samsung to offer Galaxy Note 8 discount of up to $425 to Note 7 owners

UPDATE: Samsung’s offer page is live. You’ll need to enter the email address you used to register or return your Note 7 to confirm that you had the device, then trade in your current smartphone to get a discount on the Note 8. The phones that are eligible for trade-in include the iPhone 5 and up, iPhone SE, Galaxy S5 and up, Note 5, LG G4 and up, and Google Pixel and Pixel XL.   ORIGINAL: If you owned … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 official with dual 12MP rear cameras, launching at T-Mobile on September 15th

Right on schedule, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been made official. Samsung today introduced the Galaxy Note 8, its new flagship and the follow-up to last year’s Note 7, which was discontinued following recalls and units overheating and catching fire. Samsung has rebounded by giving the Note 8 an updated design and new features. One of the highlights of the Note 8 is its dual camera setup, a first for Samsung. There are two … [read full article]

Android 8.0 Oreo is now official

Today’s the day, Android fans: The next major Android release has been revealed. Android 8.0 Oreo is now official. The update has been pushed to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and build for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P have entered carrier testing. Updates for those devices should begin rolling out “soon” along with updates for the Pixel C and Nexus Player. Google says that it’s also been working with several … [read full article]

Android O will be officially revealed on August 21st

Next week is going to be big for Android fans, because not only is Samsung unveiling a new flagship smartphone, but Google is going to unveil its next major Android release. Google has launched a countdown page for its Android O reveal. The event will coincide with next week’s total eclipse on August 21st, with Google hosting a livestream that’ll begin at 2:40 pm ET. Unfortunately for those of us eagerly awaiting the official launch … [read full article]

ZTE Blade Z Max coming to MetroPCS with 6-inch display and Android 7.1.1

After releasing the ZTE ZMAX Pro on MetroPCS last year, ZTE has now revealed its latest phablet for prepaid. The ZTE Blade Z Max will launch on MetroPCS on August 28th for $129. It runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat on a 6-inch 1920×1080 display and it’s packing an 8-megapixel camera for all of your selfie needs. Around back there’s a dual rear camera setup with a 16-megapixel main sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. With these two … [read full article]

Moto Z2 Force and T-Mobile Revvl launch today

Today’s a big day for T-Mobile because there are two high-profile Android phones launching. First up is the Moto Z2 Force, which is notable for a couple of reasons. It’s the first new Motorola smartphone we’ve seen on T-Mobile in a while, and T-Mo is celebrating the Z2 Force’s arrival with a Buy One, Get One deal. For a limited time, you can buy a Moto Z2 Force on EIP and get a second Moto Z2 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Revvl official, will launch August 10th for $0 down and $5 per month

After numerous leaks, the T-Mobile Revvl is now official. T-Mobile today confirmed that the Revvl, its new own-brand Android phone that’s made by Alcatel. The T-Mobile Revvl will be available tomorrow, August 10, with pricing set at $0 down and $5 per month with JUMP! On Demand or $5 down and $5 per month with EIP. Full retail price is $125. When it comes to specs, the T-Mobile Revvl runs Android 7.0 Nougat on … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V20 security update now rolling out

With just weeks to go before the LG V30’s debut, T-Mobile and LG are pushing out an update to last year’s V20. The T-Mobile LG V20 is now receiving a software update with new security patches. TmoNews reader Chintan received the update today, and as you can see in the screenshot below, it includes the July 1, 2017 Android security patches. According to T-Mobile’s LG V20 support page, this update also includes “various bug fixes … [read full article]

T-Mobile Revvl leaks again, this time in hands-on photos

T-Mobile Revvl in the wild, with retail package pic.twitter.com/UHpWTgUkyL — Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 8, 2017 Days after we got a clear look at the T-Mobile Revvl and learned its launch date and pricing, some hands-on photos of the unannounced Android phone have surfaced. Hands-on photos of both the T-Mobile Revvl and its packaging have been shared by prolific leakster Evan Blass. The phone looks pretty much like the one we saw in … [read full article]