Android October 21, 2015
With Verizon’s logo notably absent from the list of Samsung Pay U.S. launch partners, it had been unclear if or when the company might allow its customers to use the service. That uncertainty has now ended, with the app available to Verizon customers in the Google Play store. Customers on other carriers have been able to download the app since August.
You’ll need to have a compatible device, which currently means either a Galaxy S6/edge/edge+ or a Note 5. It is so far supported by cards from American Express, Bank of America, Citi and US Bank … expand full story
Yesterday afternoon, HTC finally unveiled its long-rumored ‘Aero’ smartphone, officially named the HTC One A9. While it retains the unibody metal design that made the One series so popular, it’s a far cry from previous models in overall styling and form factor.
To get the obvious comparison out of the way early, it looks like an iPhone 6/6s, and sits somewhere between iPhone 6/6s and 6/6s Plus in size. Obvious comparisons aside, we wanted to see how the spec sheet measured up against HTC’s current crop of flagship phones, and to see whether or not this new design comes with a compromise…
If you’re an early adopter of Android 6.0 Marshmallow and liked the new wallpapers, there’s one thing about them you’d probably never have guessed. The wallpapers from the latest mobile OS from one of the largest tech companies in the world were created using … paper.
In a post on Google’s design blog, the company shares some behind-the-scenes images of how the images were created using paper, paint, ink and powder – and there’s something quite charming about it … expand full story
Android October 20, 2015