Google Duo is making waves, but we’re still waiting for Allo to be officially available for everyone. If you’re impatient for more info (don’t worry, we all are) Android Police has managed to leak many of the stickers that will be available in Allo ahead of release, which should keep you entertained. Read more
Since May 2013, T-Mobile has prided itself on being the revolutionary carrier the wireless industry in the United States needed. That’s why this carrier started positioning itself as the Un-carrier, creating separation from juggernauts and thus a positive image with consumers. Even I, a former longtime Verizon loyalist, switched to T-Mobile last year after being intrigued by the benefits offered just for being a customer. The carrier created incentives to switch and immense value to stay. Now it’s going to reverse everything done when the T-Mobile One plan goes live.
Everyone at T-Mobile wants you to think this is the direction in which all carriers need to go, but the simple truth is that T-Mobile One strips away choice and forces you to pay for the things you need.
Whenever a new phone launches, it’s up to iFixit to tear the device apart and see how tough it is to repair in case you need to do an emergency part replacement. The Note 7 is the next device in the workshop, so if you’re interested in the guts of the next big thing, keep reading. Read more
On Talk Android Deals, you’re bound to find something for yourself or someone else. It’s just that great of a site, but the reason today is so special is because of the featured deal being the LG G Pad II 10.1. We’ve never focused on a tablet this good for an attractive, low price.
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When we shell out our hard earned dollars on the latest smartphone we expect that phone to be updated to Android’s latest and greatest into the foreseeable future. Not only is it gratifying to have the newest software on our device, but with ever increasing threats from malware, such as this new Google Adsense bug, there is also a huge security risk to having outdated software. Unfortunately, getting devices onto the newest software still remains a huge problem for the Android ecosystem. Just take a look at the latest Android distribution numbers and you’ll see what I am talking about. Huawei sub-brand Honor is looking to help ameliorate those problems a little bit with all its newest phones. According to a Huawei’s Taylor Wimberly, Honor is going to begin delivering an enhanced software experience for the latest Honor devices.
Cyanogen CEO Kirt McMaster claimed in early 2015 that Cyanogen OS had 25 million users worldwide. But, after inspection of some of Cyanogen’s internal documents, that number was extremely dramatized, according to a new report from technology publication The Information.
On Friday, HTC went live with two new colors for its 2016 flagship. Now you’re able to buy the HTC 10 in four different color options with the additions of Camellia Red and Topaz Gold.
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Motorola introduced an active display way back on the original Moto X that would show you notifications on your device without having to actually turn the screen on. It was a pretty useful feature that’s since been ported to tons of other phones and even third-party apps. Read more
Sprint starting today is offering a new Unlimited Freedom data plan to its customers, allowing two lines of unlimited data, talk and text, all for just $100 per month.
Verizon is no stranger to loading up the Android phones it sells with packs of pre-installed apps (“bloatware”) and a recent report is indicating that even more apps may join your homescreen in a form of sponsored content. Join us after the break for all the details. Read more