Verizon Finally Pushes Android Nougat Update For HTC One M9

HTC One M9 users on one of Verizon’s plans will be happy to learn that their device should soon receive a major update if it hasn’t already. The update in question is, of course, Android 7.0 (Nougat) and should carry the build number 4.49.605.11 when it hits. Aside from the overall changes brought with the […]

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Verizon To Drop Thousands Of Roaming Customers To Cut Costs

Some Verizon Wireless customers may be somewhat less than happy with the carrier after the company sent out at least two letters regarding disruptions to their service. The first of the two letters was effectively a notice to inform a select group of customers that they would have a limited amount of time to either […]

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Sony Is Concerned With The Lack Of Console-Based VR Rivals

According to Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc’s chief executive, Andrew House, one of the fundamental things holding back VR is actually a lack of competition. In fact, that the company managed to move no fewer than 500,000 VR headsets in Q2 2017 – as compared to significantly lower numbers from either Oculus Rift or HTC Vive […]

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Facebook Seems To Be Testing WhatsApp Integration For Some

Some Facebook users are now reporting the addition of a WhatsApp button within the main Facebook app. The feature appears to have been added specifically for a select group of users as part of a wider test. Since this is a test feature, and since Facebook hasn’t officially announced anything about the feature, users shouldn’t be too […]

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Tech Talk: Andy Rubin On The Future Of Connected Technology

The future of technology is interconnectivity-focused software solutions and A.I. providing a centralized hub for all of the technology that consumers want. That’s according to Andy Rubin, Founder and CEO at Essential and the creator of the Android ecosystem, who recently spoke with Time about his own vision on the matter. More to the point, […]

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Instagram Update Adds Face Filters To Live Video Feature

The Instagram application is getting a new addition to its live video feature thanks to an update that started rolling out on September 21. That’s according to an official announcement the company made via its press blog. The new feature ties into a previous update which included the ability to stream content live and allows […]

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BlackBerry Partners With Delphi For QNX Self-Driving OS

A new partnership has been revealed between BlackBerry Limited and Delphi Automotive PLC to create autonomous vehicle software environments. The announcement came from BlackBerry directly on September 20 and the deal will see both companies cooperating to advance the underlying systems used by A.I. drivers. Specifically, the focus will be on making Delphi’s Centralized Sensing […]

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Neato Acquired By Long-Term Enterprise Partner Vorwerk Group

Neato Robotics announced on September 20 that it has now been acquired by one of its investors, namely by its long-time partner Vorwerk Group. Although none of the financials of the acquisition have been made public, it has been revealed that Neato Robotics will effectively remain its own business under Vorwerk, including retaining its own […]

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Chainfire’s Latest Project Is Repository For Stock Images

There’s a new project from developer Chainfire that should make at least one major problem associated with flashing a stock image through fastboot disappear. In fact, “firmware.mobi,” as the project is currently called, seems to be aimed at becoming a one-stop shop for stock firmware for as many Android devices as possible. Thanks to the […]

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Vivo Launches Its V7 Plus Across Further Asian Markets

Vivo’s selfie-focused V7 Plus is now launching across more of Asia after the handset had what the company calls a successful introduction to India’s mobile market last week. No sales figures were provided as part of the announcement but pre-orders in that country started back on September 7. Although specific availability for most regions was […]

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