News tagged: Android

UMIDIGI Z1 And Z1 Pro Renders Leak Online

UMIDIGI, previously known as UMi, is yet another Chinese smartphone manufacturer that is trying to make a larger impact on the market. After having considerable success with their Z and Z Pro flagship smartphones, the company is now getting ready to launch new models.

Play Store Reaches New Chrome OS Devices

Google has kept its promise and is now rolling out Play Store support to more Chromebooks. The company said that that all Chromebooks shipped in 2017 and beyond would support Android apps, and while it will be hard to keep that promise, 16 more devices have gained the support.

South Park Mobile Game Announced For 2017

In addition to South Park: The Fractured But Whole, which will arrive later this year, a mobile game based on the series is on its way. South Park: Phone Destroyer will be available sometime in 2017 and it's coming from Ubisoft's RedLynx and South Park Digital Studios.

Lenovo's Moto E4 Plus With 5,000 mAh Costs $179

Lenovo's rumored Moto E4 Plus has been confirmed. Details about its new entry-level Moto E4 and E4 Plus handsets are available and they verify the latter comes with a 5,000 mAh battery and a 5.5-inch HD display. Users will get up to two days of usage without needing to charge.

Essential Phone Is A Sprint Exclusive

Essential, a smartphone startup run by Android creator Andy Rubin, has revealed its first phone's carrier availability. In the US, the phone will be exclusive to Sprint. The Essential Phone will soon be available in the market for $699. It'll ship this month.

OnePlus 2 Isn't Getting Android Nougat

Despite initially claiming it would bring Android 7.0 Nougat to the OnePlus 2, OnePlus has confirmed the handset isn't going to receive the upgrade. The 2015 smartphone was listed as one of the devices that'd get Android 7.0, yet OnePlus no longer says that's true.

Redesigned Skype Now Available For Android

A few days ago, Microsoft officially announced a new version of its messaging app, saying it should be released very soon. While other users might have to wait, the new Skype 8.0 is now officially available for Android platform and can be downloaded from Google Play.

Essential Secures $300 Million In Funding

At the end of last month, Android creator Andy Rubin's phone startup Essential has announced its first smartphone called Essential PH-1. While the first few days didn't go without problems due to some potential trademark issues, the company has managed to secure more money in a

Canada Receives Android Pay

Google's mobile payments solution, Android Pay, is now available in Canada. It debuted this week in the market and has launched with support from a handful of major banks. More banks will be added shortly. The upcoming availability of the platform was teased during I/O.

Nintendo Has A New Mobile Pokemon Game

A new mobile Pokemon game is on the way and this time it's coming directly from Nintendo. Pokeland, an upcoming title for iOS and Android, requires an internet connection and Nintendo Account. An alpha test is beginning today just in Japan for Android devices.