Google launches #myAndroid Taste Test to help you customize your device

Google launches #myAndroid Taste Test to help you customize your device

Well known for customizability, Android will also be difficult to come up with a new look for your device. Google is here to help. Google has launched the #myAndroid Taste Test to help you customize your Android device to fit your personality. The Taste Test will ask you a handful of different questions that Google…

Plex update adds app shortcuts for Android 7.1 Nougat and more

Plex update adds app shortcuts for Android 7.1 Nougat and more

Plex officially launched its bew Plex Cloud media server service, and started rolling out an update to its Android app on the same day. Version 5.6 contains a number of small additions, with the main one adding app shortcuts for the small number of devices that use Android 7.1 Nougat. In addition to that feature,…

I’m not a business user, but the BlackBerry KEYOne is enticing

I’m not a business user, but the BlackBerry KEYOne is enticing

In the past year, I have been using both Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, both of them are pretty good. They both have great specs, performance, and visually appealing designs (although I do have my qualms about the glass back and edged display). My experience has been satisfying enough that I have no intentions of…

Samsung created a quality improvement office in response to the Galaxy Note 7 ordeal

Samsung created a quality improvement office in response to the Galaxy Note 7 ordeal

Samsung has improve the quality of its products following the Galaxy Note 7 disaster, which cost Samsung an estimated $5.35 billion in operating profit. After kicking off its tablet event at MWC 2017 with a Galaxy Note 7 apology and after airing more apologetic ads during the Oscars on the same day, the company went…

ASUS rolling out Android Nougat update to ZenFone 3 Deluxe

ASUS rolling out Android Nougat update to ZenFone 3 Deluxe

Just two months after Asus did the same for the smaller ZenFone 3 phones, it has begun to roll out the big Android 7.0 Nougat update to its ZenFone 3 Deluxe smartphone. The version number for this particular update is ZS550KL, and it will take up to a week for Nougat to reach all Zenfone 3 Deluxe units,…

Why “simple” works well for new Nokia Androids

Why “simple” works well for new Nokia Androids

There is a strange phenomenon with Nokia. While it’s not uncommon to hear people wishing for the doom and demise of some reputable brands like Samsung, Apple, and BlackBerry, Nokia frequently seems to be the mobile industry’s favorite comeback kid. Wildly successful in the era of simpler cell phones, Nokia has had a rough time…

Should Motorola stick with modular phones?

Should Motorola stick with modular phones?

One day before the Mobile World Congress technically started, Motorola showed off two new smartphones in its longstanding G series. For mid-range handsets they’re certainly worth taking a second look. But the part of the announcement that caught my attention had to do with two phones launched last year. Specifically, accessories for those devices. Motorola…

Does the LG G6 need a head start on Samsung’s Galaxy S8?

Does the LG G6 need a head start on Samsung’s Galaxy S8?

The Mobile World Congress just start on Monday, February 27. A variety of different companies take the day before to announce their big, flagship products, which includes LG, Huawei, Samsung, and Motorola this year. The rest of the trade show will be whatever else surfaces to the top of the news cycle, as is par…