In previous weeks, we’ve seen Sony push the Marshmallow update to its Xperia Z5 and Z3 range of devices, as well as the Z4 Tablet. One device that was missing from the list, though, was the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact that was still laboring away on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Until today, that is, because the Marshmallow update is now available. Read more
Twitter is buckling down even further on harassment, making it easier for users of the social network to report abuse and sketchy behavior.
BlackBerry has begun pushing out Android 6.0.1 to Priv models bought from the ShopBlackBerry store. We’ve been anxiously awaiting the update for some time now, and after a short beta period, the update is finally rolling out.
It’s been a long time coming, but the HTC Vive is finally in the hands of consumers, and we all know what that means. Yup, breakage. Regardless of how hardy the HTC Vive is, Joe Public will find a way to break it. Which then means a repair bill, resulting in a lot of angst. Luckily, the guys at iFixit have taken a look inside the HTC Vive to access its repairability, giving it a surprisingly good score. Read more
We’re still expecting the OnePlus 3 in Q2 of this year, so you should definitely expect the rumor mill to start churning things out as we get closer to the middle of the year. The newest rumor about the device suggests that we might see two different variants of the device, and one of the might have an insane amount of RAM. Read more
All good things must come to an end, especially if that good thing is a third-party Twitter client. Fenix, one of the better options for anyone that isn’t happy with the default app, has officially started down the path to obscure, abandoned apps.
In case you’ve forgotten or just don’t keep up with Twitter apps, Twitter has instituted a 100,000 token limit for all third-party apps. That means that once an app has signed up 100,000 unique users, it can no longer issue tokens and is effectively useless to new users. Existing users shouldn’t have a problem, but it completely stunts the app’s ability to grow. Read more
The amount of sharing on Facebook’s social media network is down about 21% year-over-year, and that’s bad for the company. The solution? A standalone camera app!
Really, this is just Facebook’s next attempt to cash in by copying Snapchat. Read more
A brief sale will cause the starting price of the Moto X Pure Edition to drop considerably early next month. Motorola is hosting a Mother’s Day sale where you can get its flagship for at least $100 off, which means you should probably hold off on the existing deal which saves you $50.
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Ever wanted to become an Android Developer? Getting started is easier than you might think. Over on Talk Android Deals is The Complete Android Developer course, which will get you up to speed in Android in no time! Through the course instructor Rob Percival will take you step-by-step in building 14 different applications. And in six weeks, Percival believes he’ll have you creating applications like Uber and Instagram in no time!
Have you been anxiously awaiting for the ability to run Android apps on Chrome OS? Well, that might not be too far out, as a user on Reddit stumbled across something that indicates that Play Store and Play Services integration is on its way for Chrome OS.