Android TV: Here Is The Latest Box To Gain Official Certification

This is the DV8219 box from a Chinese company called Shenzhen SDMC Technology Co., Ltd, otherwise known as SDMC for short. What is important to note about this box is that it recently acquired official Android TV certification, and with it now being a certified Android TV box it is one step closer to becoming […]

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Google & Carrier Partners Unveil Zero-Touch Enrollment

Android device deployment in IT can be time-consuming, even if a one-click solution is set up for going from the box to a user’s hand, so Google has announced that it is teaming up with carriers to create a zero-touch enrollment solution that will bring newly bought devices to your company’s doors ready to roll. […]

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Opinion: Google HTC Deal More About Android Harmony Than Disruption

So Google has purchased HTC. Well not really but that is what many had been expecting to happen with speculation on the topic running riot just a matter of days, even hours, ago. Instead, the announcement that did come through seemed tame by comparison. One which did not have the venom many had been expecting, […]

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Best Tablets & 2-in-1s: September 2017

It’s time to lay out a new list for best tablets and 2-in-1s, and as expected, not many things changed compared to last month, as we really did not see so many new devices launched in this category since August. Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S3 tablet is still occupying the first place on this list, while […]

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Google Acquires HTC Pixel Staff & IP Rights In Deal Worth $1.1 Billion

Google and HTC have entered into a “definitive agreement.” Rumors had been circulating that Google was in the process of preparing to acquire HTC’s mobile business and athough that is not quite what has been announced today, what has been confirmed is not too far from that. Google and HTC have both confirmed by way […]

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US Moto X4 Will Be One Of The First To Receive Android P Update

The US version of the Moto X4 will be one of the first devices to receive its update to Android P. While Android P is still sometime away (considering Android 8.0 Oreo has only just launched), Google today confirmed the Moto X4 will be one of the first phones in line to receive the update […]

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Moto X4 Arriving In The US Via Project Fi As Android One Phone

Google has today not only announced that the new Moto X4 is compatible with Google’s Project Fi service, but also that it will soon be available to pre-order through Project Fi priced at $399 and in two colors, Super Black and Sterling Blue. In announcing the upcoming arrival of the Moto X4 Google notes this is […]

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Official: Android 8.0 Oreo Coming To The Essential PH-1 Soon

Essential has just confirmed that Android 8.0 Oreo is on its way for the Essential PH-1, the company’s first smartphone. Essential did not say when exactly will this update start rolling out, but the company did let us know, via its official Twitter account, that the update is coming, and to ‘watch for updates in […]

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Google’s Updated Back Up & Sync Clients Bring Buggy Features

Users of Google’s services on the desktop have been asking for more control over their backup and sync tools for quite some time now and Google has finally answered the call to action, but there seem to be a couple of problems in the implementation. That’s because the latest update to the program now allows […]

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Q2 2017: Galaxy S7 Most Used Phone, Snapdragon 410 Most Used Chipset

DeviceAtlas recently released its latest report (Mobile Web Intelligence Report August 2017) detailing the current breakdown of a number of Android smartphone-related hardware characteristics. Such as how the market is currently constructed based on the widespread usage of SoCs, GPUs, RAM, screen size, and more. For reference, the figures listed here are based on device […]

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