In this week’s top stories: Lenovo shows off a near borderless ‘Zuk Edge’ smartphone, Google investigates Pixel’s Double-tap to wake issue, the company confirms two upcoming flagship Android Wear devices, and we give you our picks for the top 5 Android apps to download this month.
We kicks things off with reports that Google is investigating inconsistencies with Pixel’s Double-tap to wake as a possible quick fix is discovered. Lenovo launches its new Zuk Edge smartphone with an almost borderless design and Android Nougat. And Google confirms two flagship, Nexus-like Android Wear devices coming in Q1 2017 with Assistant and Android Pay as growth estimates for smartwatches get slashed.
We review the Android TV-powered LeEco Super4 X43 4K TV and go hands-on with Spotify for the Samsung Gear S3/S2. Evie Launcher picks up Pixel Launcher features and more in version 2.0. And we show you 5 Android apps you should download in December in this week’s top video.
These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:
- Google investigating inconsistencies with Pixel’s Double-tap to wake, possible quick fix available
- Nexus 5X, 6P devices on Android Beta Program now receiving OTA for final 7.1.1 release
- Growth estimates for smartwatches have been slashed, because no one really wants them
- Lenovo launches new Zuk Edge smartphone with almost borderless design, Android Nougat, more
- Nougat beta update rolling out now for Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 edge
- Two months later, Google still hasn’t fixed the early shutdown bug appearing on some Nexus 6Ps
- Google confirms two flagship, Nexus-like Android Wear devices coming in Q1 2017,
- Evie Launcher picks up Pixel Launcher features and more in version 2.0
- Google Keep’s Chrome app adds drawing tools, especially great on touchscreen Chromebooks
- Google Drive adds discounted, annual subscriptions for 100GB and 1TB of storage
- Hands-on: Spotify is now available for the Samsung Gear S3/S2 [Gallery]
- Comment: The Google Wifi 3-pack fixed all of my in-laws’ internet problems
- Need to run out for a last-second tech gift? Google Home & Daydream are widely-available Googley options
- Review: The Android TV-powered LeEco Super4 X43 4K TV is simply a solid value
- NVIDIA’s refreshed SHIELD Android TV leaks, shows off a familiar design and a funky new controller