According to a new report, the Moto X branding may be a thing of the past. It is being reported that this year's phones will release as the Moto Z Style and Moto Z Play, a similar naming convention to the current phones except for the Z. This new report follows the one that said the upcoming phones may step into the modular game.
SoundHound has launched a important new capability with its latest update, and now allows you to use your voice to control the app. By saying "Ok, Hound," you can ask the app to identify songs, get the latest song by your favorite artist, or even play a particular track in Spotify.
Yeah, yeah. We know it's Tuesday. Google I/O is tomorrow, so lets get some wallpapers early!
You don't have to pull out a complex new theme like Deadpool to bring a breath of fresh air to your home screen. A new wallpaper can do wonders, and launchers like Action Launcher can re-theme your entire home screen around a good wallpaper. In our effort to help brighten your device — and maybe your day — we're compiling some wallpapers for you to try out.
If you've got a wallpaper you use everywhere, share it in the comments below! We're always looking for something new. Now get your wallpaper picker ready and see what's in store this week.
Originally announced at CES, the 10.1-inch tablet packs a 1920 x 1200 display, 16GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot to expand storage even further. Powering the tablet is a 2GHz Kirin 930 processor, 3GB of RAM and a sizable 6660 mAh battery. Lastly, the tablet packs a 13MP camera on the back, a 5MP shooter up front and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
If you have yet to receive the notification for the update, you can check manually for it on your phone. To do so, head into the Settings, then About device and finally check for updates. Once you've received it, be sure to hop in the forums and let us know how you like it!
The WatchESPN app is now rolling out to a number of Android TV products, allowing sports fans with a cable TV subscription access to tons of video and content. It will also be included on all new Nexus Players going forward.
Two phones not particularly in direct competition with consumers, but definitely in the minds of Android enthusiasts.
On the face of it, it seems downright unfair to compare the brand new top-end Galaxy S7 edge to the 10-month old less-expensive OnePlus 2. Most folks looking to spend $350 on the latter aren't also considering dropping $750 on the former. But let's remember the OnePlus 2 marketing message — "2016 Flagship Killer," they called it when it launched mid-summer last year.
So we're going to compare the OnePlus 2 to what is arguably the leading flagship of 2016, the Galaxy S7 edge. Let's see who does the killing.
T-Mobile has announced that it has once again added a number of new BingeOn partners. This marks the fifth expansion of the service in the six months since its release, and it holds some big name additions. While some of these previously allowed music streaming under Music Freedom, they now offer unlimited video streaming as well.
At a media event in New Delhi, Lenovo unveiled the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus. Both phones are aimed at the budget segment, and offer Full HD displays for the first time. The octa-core Snapdragon 617 SoC powers both handsets, with the key differentiator being the fingerprint sensor, which is present on the G4 Plus. The standard G4 comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage, while the G4 Plus is available with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage.
Amazon will roll out new features for its Fire TV set-top box in the near future. Many of them will allow users to access more voice commands via Alexa, such as launching apps, starting videos and more.
Motorola has published a new video on its YouTube channel to showcase its new Moto G exhibit. This new space will enable consumers to see just what's new in the family of smartphones, be it the mid-range and affordable Moto G4 or a more advanced Moto G4 Plus.
ASUS has released a teaser trailer for the upcoming ZenFone 3, which is set to be announced during Computex 2016. The company is expected to unveil the next Zen smartphone on May 30, which will occur just before the main Computex event kicks off on the following day.
Sony has announced that the Xperia XA Ultra will be coming to Canada. As well as the newly announced smartphone, the company will also launch the Xperia X, X Performance, and XA in the region. While the mid-range X series of phones were announced back at MWC, many eyes will be on the upcoming XA Ultra release.
The Galaxy S7 Active is likely to follow in the footsteps of the Galaxy S6 Active and remain an AT&T exclusive, as both shots so far have shown the branding. What are your thoughts on this color option? Let us know in the comments!
Xiaomi's VP Hugo Barra has shared a teaser on Twitter regarding the upcoming Google I/O 2016 conference. The company will attend with what looks to be potential Android TV news. Unfortunately, while the teaser is certainly indicating some kind of remote in the style of the Google I/O branding, it's unknown just what Xiaomi plans to reveal this week.