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LG will add ThinQ branding to the year-old G6 for some reason

3 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

LG's smartphones have not been the best as of late , lacking the polish to go up against the best Android heavyweights. AT&T won't even carry the upcoming G7 ThinQ , and it's been a longtime carrier partner of LG's flagship devices for the past few years.
So, color me surprised when LG Canada announced that it will be rebranding the year-old LG G6 as the “G6 ThinQ ,” as if to unify the brand's public perception after the fact. The French version of LG Canada doesn't reflect the branding change, nor does LG America. Unfortunately, this has been done before with the LG V30 , which became the...
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A Gaming Startup Called Wonder Is Building An Android-Powered Switch Competitor

A Gaming Startup Called Wonder Is Building An Android-Powered Switch Competitor

3 monthes ago   |   By N4G

The Gaming company Wonder announces on The Verge that they have been working on a console that merges excellent smartphone experience with gaming. CEO and co-founder Andy Kleinman told The Verge that the game industry is ready for a "truly hybrid piece of hardware."
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Android Auto Wireless Will Work On Android 8.0 Oreo Smartphones

3 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google has confirmed that Android Auto Wireless will also work on Android smartphones running Android 8.0 Oreo. In its initial press release, it stated that only devices running on Android P would support wireless Android Auto. However, Google has since changed that. Meaning that most current smartphones will work with Android Auto Wireless. However, you still need a head unit or a vehicle that supports Android Auto Wireless.
Android Auto Wireless essentially needs two things to work. One is that the head unit or the vehicle needs to have a wireless connection (currently there are two head...
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Huawei Mate 20 Lite Appears On Geekbench With 4GB Of RAM

Huawei Mate 20 Lite Appears On Geekbench With 4GB Of RAM

The Huawei Mate 20 Lite is one of three upcoming Mate 20-branded smartphones, at least according to rumors, and the device has just surfaced on Geekbench. The Huawei Mate 20... Read more ...

Sony explains why Android version updates take so long to arrive on phones

Sony explains why Android version updates take so long to arrive on phones

Not only did Sony Mobile confirm that various phones will get Android Pie from November , but it offered an interesting insight into the development process behind rolling out... Read more ...

Oppo R17 price revealed ahead of launch

Oppo R17 price revealed ahead of launch

Oppo listed the R17 on its official website last week with a dummy price of CNY99,999. Today the cost was fixed and the company announced on Weibo how much the phone will... Read more ...

Apple removes 25,000 gambling apps from the Chinese App Store

Apple removes 25,000 gambling apps from the Chinese App Store

A report broadcast Sunday from Chinese state-run television claims that Apple removed 25,000 apps from the Chinese version of the App Store. According to China's Ministry of... Read more ...

Vivo X23 with Aurora Glass design, in-display fingerprint sensor officially...

Vivo X23 with Aurora Glass design, in-display fingerprint sensor officially listed

Vivo has been pushing it beyond the lines since earlier this year when it comes to design. The brand first introduced the Vivo X21 with the in-display fingerprint sensor, and... Read more ...

Overheating iPad battery forces evacuation of Dutch Apple Store

Overheating iPad battery forces evacuation of Dutch Apple Store

An overheated battery packed inside an Apple iPad tablet forced the evacuation of customers inside an Apple Store located in Amsterdam. The tablet was placed inside a bin... Read more ...

Are you interested in any of the smartphones coming out this fall/winter?

Are you interested in any of the smartphones coming out this fall/winter?

We're more than half way through the year and we've already seen number of notable flagship smartphones, including the OnePlus 6, the Huawei P20 Pro , Samsung's Galaxy S9 and... Read more ...

Severe lag discovered in some Pixel 2 XL models; Google will reportedly...

Severe lag discovered in some Pixel 2 XL models; Google will reportedly replace some units

We've been hearing recently that some Google Pixel 2 XL users have seen their handsets slow down considerably to the point that they can hardly be used. Even a Google engineer... Read more ...

Samsung Updates Galaxy Note 8 With Second August Security Patch

Samsung Updates Galaxy Note 8 With Second August Security Patch

Samsung started updating the international variants of the Galaxy Note 8 with the second August Android security patch earlier this week, having initiated the rollout in the... Read more ...

Google testing revised Pixel launcher that features one change to the search bar

Google testing revised Pixel launcher that features one change to the search bar

Google is apparently considering a new version of the Pixel launcher that will presumably debut on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. XDA has obtained a version of the launcher that... Read more ...