RhinoShield Galaxy S9 Case Review: Testing CrashGuard Bumper and the Updated SolidSuit Case [Save 20% with Code]

RhinoShield has been making the best cases for flagship phones for quite some time. With the CrashGuard bumper case they designed a low-profile protective solution that doesn’t take away from...

AMD 2nd Gen Ryzen Review: Improvements In All The Right Places

Last year AMD finally pulled off something that many had, even until the release, believed wasn’t possible: They brought back real competition to the CPU marketplace. AMD’s Ryzen didn’t accomplish...

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Likely Xiaomi Redmi S2 shows up on TENAA with 6-inch display and 3 storage/RAM variants

TENAA is China’s certification authority for electronic devices. All smartphones sold in China are eventually certified by TENAA, so monitoring the website for new listings can be a valuable source...
April 21, 2018 10:00 PM

Many Lenovo P2 owners are unable to unlock the bootloader, Lenovo is investigating

The Lenovo P2 was launched near the end of 2016. It featured a 5.5″ FHD screen with the power-efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, but what made the phone most appealing was...
April 21, 2018 5:48 PM

[Update: More Multitasking Details] Here’s how Android P’s iPhone X style Navigation Gestures will work

Last week, Google published a blog post outlining Android P‘s new private DNS feature. However, the company inadvertently included a screenshot that showed off a bizarre navigation bar with a...
April 21, 2018 4:43 PM

Development of eSIM standard halted after allegations arise that AT&T and Verizon colluded to sabotage it

In yet another example of why American consumers have such little faith in AT&T and Verizon Wireless, the two companies are being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice over...
April 21, 2018 4:30 PM

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, Motorola Moto E4 Plus, and Telekom Puls now support official TWRP

Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) is the most popular custom recovery for Android devices. Having TWRP support (or another comparable custom recovery) is a necessity for the health of a...
April 21, 2018 1:31 PM

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ (Exynos), Nvidia Shield Android TV, and Xiaomi Mi Note 2 now support LineageOS 15.1

Custom ROMs may not be as popular as they used to be, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still a huge audience for them. ROMs such as the popular LineageOS...
April 21, 2018 11:58 AM

Motorola’s Moto G6 and Moto E5 series will have really poor software support

Motorola announced the new Moto G and Moto E series lineup on Thursday, and we have posted our first impressions of the new devices. The Moto G6 Plus is the flagship...
April 20, 2018 6:10 PM

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium, Honor 10, Moto G6, and Moto E5 Forums now open

This week, we have seen major smartphone launches from Sony, Honor and Motorola. Two months have now passed since Mobile World Congress, and many device makers have launched their device...
April 20, 2018 4:50 PM

Xiaomi Mi 7 delayed to Q3 because of 3D facial recognition technology

3D facial scanning sensors haven’t made their way to Android smartphones yet. It should be noted that this doesn’t mean that face unlock isn’t found in Android phones. In fact,...
April 20, 2018 3:56 PM

LG G7 ThinQ will have a dedicated Google Assistant button

The LG G7 ThinQ will launch on May 2nd. At this point, most of the major specifications of the device have been leaked, including the fact that it will have...
April 20, 2018 2:05 PM

Google pauses work on Allo in favor of “Chat,” an RCS-based messaging standard

Google’s experimentation with chat apps has turned into a meme among the Android enthusiast community. Just to name a few, there’s been Google Hangouts, Google Voice, Google Allo, Google Talk,...
April 19, 2018 11:04 PM

Here’s what Android Messages for Web will look like

It’s official: Android Messages for Web is coming. Nearly two months ago, an APK Teardown of the Android Messages mobile application revealed that Google was working on a web client...
April 19, 2018 9:32 PM