OnePlus 3T is now available in soft gold

The OnePlus 3T made its debut in November, just five months after the original OnePlus 3. It brought with it an improved display, Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 821 processor, more storage, and an improved front-facing camera. The handset also came in a new gunmetal color option, and until now, that’s the only one that’s been available. But […]

Samsung rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat for Galaxy S7, S7 edge

When Samsung said it was working to deliver its Android 7.0 update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in January, we didn’t expect it to arrive so soon. But the South Korean company is now making Nougat available to some lucky users. The update comes with build number G935FXXU1DPLR and features Google’s latest Android security […]

Google Duo downloaded 5 million times on Android in one week

[metaslider id=3087] Google Duo is, as the company has described, “a simple 1-to-1 video calling app available for Android and iOS.” It’s doing well so far. Its aim is to dumb down video calling as much as possible, though not in those words, of course. “Duo takes the complexity out of video calling, so that […]

AT&T has best wireless customer care in the U.S. – Study

AT&T didn’t have to give out free pizzas to win a recent customer care award. The carrier received the top accolades in the J.D. Power 2016 Full Service Wireless Customer Care Study Volume 2, which was published earlier this week. “More than half (53%) of full-service customers had a walk-in service contact, compared with 49% […]

Apple has helped the Feds hack into more than 70 iPhones since 2008

Apple is taking advantage of its battle with the FBI to gain some free marketing. The company has made it clear that it’s doing everything it can to protect consumer privacy, which is good news for all of us, but bad news for authorities trying to bust criminals using iOS to hide their tracks. Turns […]

Facebook Live streaming app gets massive update, new dedicated tab

[metaslider id=2996] Facebook on Wednesday announced a massive new update to Facebook Live, its livestreaming application that competes directly with other services such as Periscope. The update includes a ton of new features, so we’ll focus on the big ones that matter. First, users can now create specific events and groups that they’ll be able […]

OnePlus One set to get Android Marshmallow update “very soon”

We have some good news if you’re still holding on to your OnePlus One. The smartphone, which was unveiled almost two years ago, is set to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow in the near future. https://twitter.com/getpeid/status/717688196520394753 OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce the news. The exact release date is apparently out of […]

Amazing video from 1936 shows us how to use a dial telephone

https://youtu.be/uaQm30DDHL8 An old video from AT&T shows what it was like when the dial tone was actually new, though, and how customers should get used to a new dial telephone. The video was posted to YouTube back in 2012 but, heck, I’ve never seen it, so we can all enjoy it now. It’s from AT&T’s […]

Google paid Apple $1 billion to remain default search provider for iOS

Being the default search provider for an operating system as big as iOS doesn’t come cheap. According to a court transcript taken from the Google vs. Oracle lawsuit, Google paid Apple a whopping $1 billion in 2014 to ensure it remained the favorite on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. That’s not all Apple gets, either; as part of the […]

Mozilla says it’s done with Firefox OS for smartphones

Mozilla on Tuesday confirmed it will no longer develop or sell Firefox OS smartphones. The company first unveiled its mobile OS in 2013, targeting the low-cost market as its key demographic. But with the growing presence of really good affordable Android phones, it appears as though Mozilla realized it couldn’t compete with the Google machine. […]

iOS 9.2 now available for all, here’s everything that’s new

Apple just released iOS 9.2 for all. The software had been moving through both public and developer betas for the past several weeks, so we had an idea of what to expect. You’ll find improvements to Apple Music, the company’s new dedicated music streaming application, including support for creating new playlists when you add a […]