Nexus 7 Android 5.1.1 Problems: 5 Things to Know

Apps, connectivity and performance are solid.

-+*The Nexus 7 Android 5.1.1 update has been rolling out for several weeks now and many owners of the Nexus 7 2012 and Nexus 7 2013 have installed Google’s new update. The update brings bug fixes though it appears that it’s causing problems for some users. With that in mind, we take a look at these Nexus 7 Android 5.1.1 […]

Android M Beta Hands-on: What’s New

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-+*This morning Google announced the successor to Android 5.1 Lollipop, called Android M, and the company also released an early developer preview or beta for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and more. Here’s a quick hands-on video looking at the newest software from Google. As promised this morning Google released an early beta […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: What We Learned in May

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-+*Samsung Galaxy Note 5 rumors have been flying around for several weeks now and naturally, they’ve been drummed up a ton of excitement about the company’s rumored Galaxy Note 4 successor. With May coming to a close, we want to take a look at what we think we learned about the Galaxy Note 5 over the […]

How to Install the Android M Beta Right Now

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-+*This morning Google announced that the brand new Android M update is available right now for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player as an early developer preview, and this guide will show you how to install Google’s latest Android update today. Google is offering developers and those willing to try it […]

Android M Release Date: 5 Things to Know Right Now

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-+*Today at Google I/O 2015, Google confirmed a brand new operating system dubbed Android M. Android M will replace Android Lollipop on Nexus devices and other smartphones and tablets and it will do so later this year. With Android M details swirling, we take a look at what you need to know about the Nexus […]

Android M Beta: 6 Things You Need to Know

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-+*This morning the next version of Android was officially announced by Sundar Pichai at Google I/O 2015. The Android M Beta or Developer Preview was revealed on stage, coming soon for developers to get an early look at Android Lollipop’s replacement, and below are a few things users need to know. Last year months ahead […]

Android Pay: 5 Things You Should Know

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-+*Google announced its successor to Google Wallet and they’re calling it Android Pay. Here are five things you should know about the company’s new payment platform. Android Pay looks to take on Apple’s own Apple Pay payment service, as the digital payment industry is starting to gain traction thanks to Apple popularizing the platform. Google […]

HBO Now Android Release: 5 Things to Know

The HBO Android release could come in July.

-+*HBO Now is the best way for cable cutters to watch HBO exclusives like Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley and True Detective. After a short, but painful wait, Google announced that the HBO Now Android release is coming soon. There is good news about HBO Now for Android, HBO Now for Chromecast and even for […]

Nexus 5 Android 5.1.1 Problems: 5 Things to Know

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-+*The Nexus 5 Android 5.1.1 update is rolling out in full force taking the former flagship from Android 5.1 to Google’s latest Lollipop firmware. The update brings bug fixes though it’s also causing problems for some users. With that in mind, we take a look at these Nexus 5 Android 5.1.1 problems. In April, Google […]

Android M Beta for Nexus 5, Nexus 6 & Nexus 9 Details

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-+*This morning Google officially announced Android M will be available later today as an early beta for developers to try it out ahead of the release in the 3rd quarter of this year. The Android M Developer Preview is now available for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. Just like last […]

AT&T LG G4 Release: 5 Things Buyers Need to Know

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-+*The impressive LG G4 has now been announced by all major carriers in the United States, and will be on shelves starting next week. This morning the last carrier, AT&T, finally released its LG G4 launch date details. Here we run down five things buyers need to know as the release nears. Late last month […]

2015 Google I/O Live Stream: 3 Things Viewers Need to Know

Android M is expected to make an appearance in the Google I/O keynote.

-+*This is what you need to know to watch a 2015 Google I/O live stream where we may see Google announce a new Nexus 2015 smartphone, Android M and other details about the future of Android and Google services. Although Android M and a new Nexus 2015 garner most of the attention there is also […]

Griffin Survivor Core Galaxy S6 Case Review

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-+*One of the most popular names in smartphone accessories is Griffin, and the company has a wide selection of cases for the impressive new all glass and aluminum Galaxy S6. Here we’ll be testing out the new Griffin Survivor Core series case with the clear back for those looking for lightweight, low-profile, yet durable Galaxy […]

Nexus Android M Release: 7 Things to Know Right Now

Apps, connectivity and performance are solid.

-+*In the buildup to Google I/O 2015 we’ve heard a ton of rumors about Android M, a successor for last year’s Android L update now known as Android 5.0 Lollipop. With just a day to go before the start of the Google I/O 2015 keynote, we take a look at everything we know about the Nexus […]

Galaxy Note 5 vs. iPhone 6 Plus: 5 Things to Know in May

The Verizon Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop adds connectivity features.

-+*In May, we’ve started to see Samsung Galaxy Note 5 rumors emerge at a rapid pace teasing smartphone enthusiasts and smartphone buyers. With the month coming to a close, we want to take a look at the five most important things you need to know about the inevitable Galaxy Note 5 vs iPhone 6 Plus matchup. The iPhone […]

Verizon LG G4 Release: 5 Things to Know

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-+*The new LG G4 is finally set to hit carrier shelves in the United States starting next week, and today the Verizon LG G4 release details were officially confirmed. Here we run down five things buyers need to know as the launch nears. Late last month LG took the stage in New York City and […]

How to Disable Location in Facebook Messenger

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-+*It turns out, Facebook Messenger can tell others your precise location. Here’s how to prevent that from happening. By default, Facebook Messenger tracks your location and embeds that information into any messages you send over the service on your mobile device. That is, unless you manually disable the app from using your location. By using […]

Nexus 2015 Release Teased as Rumors Continue

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-+*Over the weekend our first set of solid reports and rumors of a new Nexus smartphone for 2015 emerged, and now more details are starting to surface ahead of Google’s annual developer event that starts tomorrow. Back in March some rumors started floating around that in 2015 the Nexus smartphone lineup would be a little […]

Samsung Android 5.1 Lollipop Release: Everything We Know

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-+*As we approach the end of May we approach the start of the Samsung Android 5.1 Lollipop release. With that in mind, we take a look at everything we know so far about Samsung’s upcoming Android 5.1 Lollipop update for Galaxy smartphones. In March, Google debuted its Android 5.1 Lollipop update. Android 5.1 Lollipop is an […]

LG G4 Release Date Arrives

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-+*The LG G4 is now available in the United States and from Carphone Warehouse as the release continues to pickup steam ahead of the bigger launch during the first week of June. Since being announced on April 28th the LG G4 release date in the US has been a mystery until this week when a […]