Google Nexus 6P: Better Camera? Yes, Better!

While other phones are basking in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, the Google Nexus 6P is marching forward with every new development on the Android 7.0 Nougat developer preview update. The latest one, preview 5, brings along some cool camera features. Besides being able to pause in the midst of video recording, from Google Camera v4.1 the Read more about Google Nexus 6P: Better Camera? Yes, Better![…]

Moto X Pure Edition: Shameful Stock Android

The whole point of getting a stock Android device, besides sidestepping carrier bloatware, is to enjoy the latest Android features the way Google intends them to be. This is why people buy the Moto X Pure Edition as an alternative to Nexus. Unfortunately, Motorola hasn’t been keeping its former flagship up-to-date with the latest and Read more about Moto X Pure Edition: Shameful Stock Android[…]

OnePlus 3: Ready To Get Android 7.0 Earlier

Among the main concerns for the OnePlus 3 is whether or not there would be timely software support from OnePlus. After experiences with the companies three prior devices, this has become a legitimate concern for users of the latest flagship. The OnePlus 3 may run on an interface that’s almost as clean as stock Android, Read more about OnePlus 3: Ready To Get Android 7.0 Earlier[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Doesn’t Really Need Nougat

It is understandable why Samsung Galaxy S6 users would need Android 6.0 Marshmallow when they were running on Lollipop. With a meager battery capacity and a power-hungry version of Android, the Doze Mode on Marshmallow seemed like an oasis in the desert. This predicament does not at all apply for the Galaxy S7. Not only Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Doesn’t Really Need Nougat[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7: Worst Off For Nougat Also?

In the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, Samsung has patched up some major weaknesses from the Galaxy S6, and that has made all the difference as evinced by their upswing in sales. Both devices simply needed to reintroduce microSD support and to have more battery capacity. But the one thing that remains a question mark Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: Worst Off For Nougat Also?[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Makes Amends For Late Android 6.0.1

Besides getting access to the latest features from Google, one of the reasons why Android users are so fussy about timeliness in software updates for their devices is getting up-to-date security against mounting virtual threats. Security patches aren’t exactly as glamorous as camera or UI updates, but is becoming a greater priority for many users. Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Makes Amends For Late Android 6.0.1[…]

Should Nexus 4, Galaxy S3 Users Wait On Nougat?

Developers often work on custom Android version ROMs for the Google Nexus 4 and Samsung Galaxy S3 because of the large user bases for both former flagships. They are quite noteworthy models, given how long they’ve managed to endure in such a fast-paced industry. For many of the users on these two devices, they’ve been Read more about Should Nexus 4, Galaxy S3 Users Wait On Nougat?[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Don’t Worry About Nougat?

Because the successor of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is at the end of the day still a Samsung device, one major worry is software support, specifically regarding when the Android 7.0 Nougat update would arrive. It took about 8 to 9 months for the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to arrive for the Note 5, so Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Don’t Worry About Nougat?[…]

What HTC Nexus 2016 Specs Reveal – Nothing

Following the specs ‘leak’ of the Nexus Sailfish aka Nexus 5X successor comes the same treatment for the Nexus Marlin aka Nexus 6P successor. And it appears that there are actually a lot more Chinese phones with better specs than the next torchbearer of the Google Nexus program. It is apparently going to be smaller Read more about What HTC Nexus 2016 Specs Reveal – Nothing[…]

Have OnePlus X Users Given Up On Marshmallow?

The OnePlus X has been around for 8 months, and Android 6.0 Marshmallow has been around just a month longer. There’s simply no excuse for the device to not receive the update, seeing that Android 7.0 Nougat is close at hand. And OnePlus is not giving any – the company has simply said that they Read more about Have OnePlus X Users Given Up On Marshmallow?[…]

Android 7.0 Nougat Means Farewell Galaxy S3

If you’re still on the Samsung Galaxy S3, and want the best that Android has to offer, then it’s no longer going to do you any favors. It has reached its dead-end, so toss it out and get a new device. Don’t even use it as a backup phone. Because when Android 7.0 Nougat arrives, Read more about Android 7.0 Nougat Means Farewell Galaxy S3[…]

Google Fools Fans With Android 7.0 – Just Like Before

Not long ago, Android VP Hiroshi Lockheimer took to Twitter to tease the name of Android 7.0, strongly hinting that it would be called Nutella which had been the most obvious fan favorite for the new Android version. It turns out that the Android 7.0 Nougat is the name Google had decided on, and Lockheimer Read more about Google Fools Fans With Android 7.0 – Just Like Before[…]