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New Moto Z devices to get security updates, schedule unclear

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After a report surfaced indicating the new Moto Z and Moto Z Force may not be getting regular security updates for Android, the company has issued a statement confirming the device will be getting the security patches. Part of the confusion may have stemmed from the fact that devices shipping early to some reviewers are only updated through the May patch and even the units that will be hitting consumer hands initially will be at that same patch level. However, Motorola indicates they do have plans to issue the June and July Android security patches soon after the official July 28th launch. Read more

New BlackBerry Hamburg device spotted in FCC database with TCL as manufacturer

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Earlier this week we reported on rumors concerning a new hardware device coming soon from BlackBerry. Those rumors were bolstered by comments from BlackBerry officials who indicated more information about handsets would be shared soon and that the company still considers handsets to be a key part of their business. A new entry in the FCC database reveals the company does indeed have a device, named the BlackBerry Hamburg although the market name may be different, poised to hit the market. Read more

Tinder launches Tinder Social, a better way to make connections

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Tinder was all about a party of two getting together, but the company is kicking it up a notch with something called Tinder Social. Tinder realizes that some of your best nights are usually nights that are out with friends, and that’s where Tinder Social comes in. This new feature will match you up with your friends in a group and give you plenty of chances to spark a connection in another group.

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Best budget tablets

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With companies releasing new tablets all the time, it’s hard to settle on one, let alone find one that’s not too costly for what you’re wanting to use it for. Maybe you just want it to be able to play your kids’ favorite apps, or maybe you’re simply looking for something to stream Netflix on, read your favorite e-books, or even just to compile your meeting notes.

Whatever the case, we’ve compiled this list of our favorites for under $200 (and some under $100!). Some are geared toward gaming, others toward reading, and the rest will work for everything in between! They make the best gifts for kids and adults, or even if you’re buying for yourself!

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