Where to buy the HTC U11 in the U.S.

You know you want to squeeze it. First you must buy it.

The HTC U11 has been released in the United States following its announcement last month. It won’t be an easy phone to find, though, for traditional consumers. HTC hasn’t partnered with numerous carriers and retailers to sell the phone. Instead you’re only able to get the U11 from three spots.

Google clarifies tech support deadlines for Nexus and Pixel devices

With the Pixel and more recent iterations of the Nexus line, Google has tried to be a little more transparent about exactly how long users can expect support for their devices. That’s included software and security updates, but now Google has clarified just how long you’ll be able to get tech support online and over the phone for your pure Android devices.

SoftBank reaches agreement with Alphabet to buy Boston Dynamics

SoftBank has announced a definitive agreement has been reached with Alphabet, Inc. to acquire Boston Dynamics, a robotics firm that has a penchant for producing some unique creations like the world’s fastest running robot. News of the agreement comes a little more than a year after it was learned that Boston Dynamics was up for sale and about four years after Google first bought Boston Dynamics. At that time, it was thought Amazon or the Toyota Research Institute may be a potential buyer. Terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed.

Android O Developer Preview 3, final APIs now available

Google’s developers for Android announced Android O Developer Preview 3 is now available for download and use by developers or those who want to start testing the new version of Android. Although there does not seem to be much on the surface that jumps out for potential consumer users that was not otherwise known, other important milestones have been reached and the new release reveals some other interesting information about Android O like the version number and potential release date.

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ update rolling out on Sprint, T-Mobile

Earlier today owners of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ on the T-Mobile network started to receive notifications that an update was available for their device. A few hours later the same basic update start showing up for owners on Sprint. Thus far no major changes have been noted after the update is applied, though users will find they are now on the May 1, 2017 security patch for Android.

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