Samsung to bring monthly updates to unlocked Galaxy phones

Fragmentation is word too often associated with the Android ecosystem and arguably one of the biggest issues plaguing Google and its hardware partners. Delays not only in operating system updates, but also with crucial security patches can quickly make what felt like a shiny new flagship device feel outdated and left behind. Now there is some good news at least for owners of unlocked Samsung Galaxy phones as the South Korean company will now commit to monthly updates on those devices.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S3 comes with a steep price tag as pre-orders go live

Unlike the Galaxy Tab S2 that was available in both 8 and 9.7-inch sizes, Samsung launched the Galaxy Tab S3 at MWC 2017 in Barcelona in a 9.7-inch size only, with an S Pen included with every unit. With the Galaxy Tab S3 boasting a metal and glass construction and high-end specifications such as the 9.7-inch Super-AMOLED display, Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor, 32GB of internal storage and 4GB of RAM, it was fairly obvious that the tablet would also sport a premium price. Join us after the break to find out just how much you can expect to pay for the Galaxy Tab S3.

LeEco’s phones and televisions hit new retailers in the U.S.

Next time you’re out shopping, you could find yourself staring at a new LeEco-made phone or television to bring home. LeEco just announced new national retail partnerships that put its products in much-need locations. It’s a sign that the company is seeking to make its brand more visible, forgoing the original plan to only go direct-to-consumer with an in-house online store.

Did Motorola accidentally ‘leak’ the 2017 Moto Z at MWC?

MWC 2017 was full of new smartphone reveals including the launch of the new Motorola Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus. Motorola also took the opportunity during MWC 2017 to talk about and show off some forthcoming Moto Mods for their top of the line Z series of smartphones. Where LG flopped with modules, Motorola is still trying make it happen, but they clearly realize they need many more options on the market to keep consumers interested. In the course of hyping Moto Mods the company may have revealed their new 2017 flagship device.

Microphone issues plague some Google Pixel owners

After a string of issues with some Google Pixel phones, such as Bluetooth shutting off randomly and another bug which interfered with the phone app sending audio over Bluetooth, it appears that yet another problem has appeared. This time, some Pixel owners are hitting the support forums saying that their microphones stop working, and unfortunately it looks to be a hardware issue.

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