Qualcomm has taken the lid off of the Snapdragon 821, officially dethroning the Snapdragon 820 as the top mobile CPU for Android devices. For better or worse, it’s not a significantly improved chip, and it’s not actually replacing the OG Snapdragon 820 at all, so don’t be too worried about your flagship device being outdated just yet. Read more
Rumors about a TV service through YouTube have been floating around the internet for months, but so far nothing concrete has happened on Google’s end. That might change soon, according to a new leak that suggests Google has some major partners on board with the service. Read more
Bears can be pretty scary, and I don’t think there are very many people who would argue against you on that. It’s important to be aware of any potential wild bears while you’re out camping during the summer months, which is why Dead Zebra is crafting some unique Android collectible figures to push that bear awareness. Read more
Privacy has never been Facebook’s strong suit, but the company is making strides to improve on that with their latest feature in Messenger. You’ll soon be able to talk about sensitive topics with friends and family on Facebook Messenger with extra peace of mind thanks to heavily encrypted conversations. Read more
Google has announced a new addition to its cloud platform team, which now includes Anvato. You might not know Anvato by name, but they handle online content for many large companies like NBC, Fox, and Univision. Read more
Sony announced a brand new line of Xperia phones this year, replacing the Xperia Z line that we all shared a love/hate relationship with. Now we have the Xperia X series of devices, which includes the Xperia X and other mid-range devices.
Sony has always struggled to really find their groove in the Android market, which might explain the entire reboot of their phone models. The Xperia Z was bogged down with confusing names (they skipped from the Xperia Z3 to the Z5, depending on what country you’re in) and poor advertising, so an entirely new series of phones might be just what the
doctor marketing department ordered.
Most of us keep pretty important data and information on our smartphones, and it’s important to make sure that you have a secure way to retrieve that data in case anything happens to your smartphone. It’s hard to imagine losing something as important as your smartphone, but it happens all too often. Read more
Blu has announced a brand new device that combines a sleek, attractive design with an enormous battery. It’s easily one of the nicest phones Blu has ever created, considering they typically attack the cheaper segments of the market. Read more
With the Gear Fit 2 barely a month old, Samsung has decided it’s a good time to start tweaking and updating their S Health application. S Health has gone through a few different design changes over the years, usually with each new Galaxy S release, but it seems like they’ve found their groove with the layout and design and have only been adding features since then. Read more
Huawei recently posted (then later removed) that photo on social media, commenting that it’s easy to take photos like this with the Huawei P9. Unfortunately for Huawei, the internet found out they weren’t being completely honest and put the company in some hot water. Read more