Tidbits March 23

The OnePlus 9 is here, but there’s a fair bit you might have missed from the launch event. Here are a few details about the OnePlus 9 series that weren’t emphasized, including how OnePlus 9 pre-order timing will work, the lack of 5G support, and more.

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Tidbits January 8, 2020

Google’s primary streaming service in 2019 introduced personalized mixes, smart downloads, and other tweaks. The cloud locker that everyone is waiting for did not arrive, but YouTube Music 3.47 today suggests that the interface is being readied on Android.

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Tidbits October 21, 2019

Google’s Home Mini smart speaker and Google Wifi systems have been some of the most popular products of their category for the past few years, and now they’ve gotten refreshes. Here are a few details about the Nest Wifi and the Nest Mini that you might have missed, including the latter’s improved touch controls.

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Tidbits October 16, 2019

Google’s Pixel 4 seems like the company’s best smartphone outing to date, but there are details that didn’t quite make the keynote. Here are a few Pixel 4 tidbits you might have missed, like some interesting details about face unlock security.

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Tidbits October 15, 2019

One of the first announcements at Made by Google 2019 revealed that Stadia is launching on November 19. A number of new details have also emerged at the event today, including the Google Stadia UI for Android phones and TVs, packaging, and which mobile devices are supported.

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Tidbits August 8, 2019

The Galaxy Note 10 series went official yesterday, and there was a ton of information at Samsung’s Unpacked event. Here are a few big Galaxy Note 10 tidbits you might have missed, including its new stainless steel frame.

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Tidbits August 1, 2019

With the release of Android Q Beta 5, Google announced that they would be hosting a Reddit AMA, to answer our burning questions about Android Q and almost everything else Android related. That AMA took place this afternoon, with the Android engineering team providing fun and interesting tidbits about, among other things, Android Q and what may be coming with Android R.

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Tidbits June 6, 2019

While we got our first look at the library of games and the pricing model for Google Stadia during today’s Connect livestream, there are still a lot of questions about the platform. Here are a few bits of information you might have missed about Google Stadia and its Pro subscription.

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Tidbits May 14, 2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro went official today and it’s an impressive device that many are already calling the best smartphone you can buy. Period. Outside of what was mentioned on stage, there are probably some bits of OnePlus 7 Pro news you missed, so let’s go over some of the smaller details.

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Tidbits May 9, 2019

Android Q was a big focus of Google I/O 2019’s opening keynote, but there has been a ton of other news that has come out of the rest of the conference. In case you missed anything, here are some assorted Android Q tidbits we’ve found throughout the week.

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Google is getting a lot of credit regarding its new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones, and deservedly so. In all the madness that is Google I/O, it’s likely you’ve missed a few bit of news regarding the Pixel 3a, so let’s round up some of the smaller details you might have missed.

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Tidbits March 20, 2019

Yesterday, Google revealed its vision for Stadia, a platform for game players, producers, streamers, and spectators. Paired with it, the company also unveiled a first-party game controller, which didn’t get quite the same spotlight at yesterday’s developer-focused event. Because of this, there’s quite a few things that were easy to miss.

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Yesterday Google officially revealed Stadia to the world, the company’s big game streaming project. Impressive is almost an understatement when looking at Google’s ambitious new product, and that’s before we even get pricing details or a list of games. There are still some details to be learned from the initial hands-on coverage, though. Here are some Google Stadia tidbits you might have missed.

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Tidbits February 21, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold tidbits: Screen gap, no headphone jack, carrier availability, more

Samsung unveiled its vision of the future yesterday, the S10 5G. Of course, I’m kidding, the Samsung Galaxy Fold was the star of yesterday’s show, $1980 price tag and all. Samsung didn’t go into great detail on the device, not even giving the press hands-on time with it. However, there are still some bits of information you probably missed.

Tidbits February 20, 2019

Samsung’s Unpacked 2019 event occurred today, with the company unveiling all of its latest phones, wearables, and accessories. Their latest and most affordable smart watch, the Galaxy Watch Active, didn’t get quite the full amount of attention it deserved on stage today. So here are some extras you may have missed.

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After several weeks full of rumors, reports, and leaks, Samsung officially unpacked the Galaxy S10 and S10+ today at a San Francisco event. The company’s new lineup brings a ton to the table, and a lot of the exciting bits and pieces about the device didn’t make it to the presentation on stage. Here are a few Galaxy S10 details you might have missed.

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Tidbits January 25, 2019

Google’s Android Auto platform has grown significantly over the past few years, and the company has also been working on a native solution with some car makers. Today, an interview with Patrick Brady, the head of Android Auto at Google, reveals quite a few new details on the platform.

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Tidbits November 15, 2018

The camera on Google’s Pixel phones is nothing short of incredible, and it just keeps getting better with each new release. This week, Google has released actual magic onto its phones with Pixel Night Sight, and the results are simply amazing. Let’s take a deeper look into some details about Night Sight you might not have known.

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Tidbits October 11, 2018

As usual, the focus of Google’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones is the camera. Rick Osterloh even said when presenting the devices that the company had “built the best camera, and put it in the most helpful phone.” Now, a few days after the event, we’re still digging up bits of information on the camera. Here are a few more Pixel 3 camera details you might not have known.

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Tidbits October 9, 2018

Google officially announced the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL earlier today and, even though we knew basically everything about the phones before their reveal, there’s still a lot you might have missed. Here are a few Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL details we’ve noticed.

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Tidbits October 3, 2018

The LG V40 ThinQ went official today and coverage has already flooded the web. The device packs a lot of updates from last year’s V30, and there are probably a few details you’ve missed. Let’s take a closer look.

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Tidbits September 10, 2018

After months of anticipation, Qualcomm finally made its new Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset official, and it’s a huge deal for the Wear OS world — mostly because it’s been years since the last chip. We’ve already covered Qualcomm’s big announcement, but there are a few tidbits you might have missed, so let’s take a look at a few smaller, but important details.

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Tidbits August 13, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Watch tidbits: Samsung Pay loses MST, a new chipset, wireless charging

Samsung’s latest wearable, the Galaxy Watch, went official last week and it brings a lot to the table. The announcement was a bit of a surprise to everyone, and there’s a lot of information that slipped through the cracks, so let’s take a closer look…

Last week, Samsung officially “unpacked” the Galaxy Note 9 at an event in New York City. While the company brought out a lot of the Note 9’s features during the keynote, a lot of information slipped under the radar. Let’s take a slightly closer look at the details you might have missed.

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Tidbits August 10, 2018

Fortnite is easily the most popular game in the world right now, and the hype surrounding its Android release has been tremendous. Yesterday, Epic Games finally announced that Fortnite’s beta on Android was starting, but there’s a lot of information that floats under the radar that you might not have known. So, let’s take a closer look…

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Tidbits May 17, 2018

The revamped YouTube Music and new YouTube Premium were announced last night, but many questions linger ahead of the rolling launch next Tuesday. From questions about the family plan to Play Music membership, Google has provided us with several answers.

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Tidbits May 16, 2018

OnePlus officially debuted its latest flagship, the OnePlus 6, today. As usual with these launch events, a lot of details tend to fall through the cracks with early coverage. Now that things have calmed down a bit, let’s take a look at a few tidbits you might have missed…

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Tidbits February 26, 2018

Nokia has definitely been an underdog for years, but last year the company made its debut in the Android market with impressive results. Now, as we enter 2018, the company is back with four new Android smartphones that have some excellent ties back to Google. As with any phone, there are probably a few details you missed in the initial announcements, so let’s take a closer look…

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Sony’s flagship phones haven’t changed much over the years, but at MWC 2018 this week the company is introducing phones that change things up a lot. The Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact offer a lot, but there are a few things you might have missed in the original announcement. Let’s take a closer look.

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Tidbits February 25, 2018

This morning in Barcelona, just ahead of MWC 2018, Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S9. After weeks of constant leaks, we’ve finally got all the details on the company’s latest flagships. As always, though, there’s a bit more to learn beyond what sits on surface level, so let’s take a look at a few details you might have missed…

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Tidbits October 4, 2017

Google Home is an impressive product, but it’s not perfect for every situation. We’re getting a lot of third-party Assistant speakers in the coming weeks, but today Google unveiled two of their own options — the Google Home Mini and Google Home Max. As with anything, there was a lot announced on stage, but also a lot that slipped through the cracks, so let’s take a slightly closer look…

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Google’s Pixel 2 event earlier today gave us a ton of information about the company’s two latest flagships, but as with any hardware event, you can’t learn everything from what’s said on stage. Since Google wrapped up its event, we’ve been digging into some of the details and discovered a few bits of information you might not have known…

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Tidbits August 31, 2017

LG’s latest flagship has officially arrived in the V30, and it’s an impressive device across the board. We’ve already called it one of our favorite devices on the market, and everything you’ll see on paper supports that. However, there are some interesting things about the V30 that aren’t obvious at a glance, so let’s take closer look.

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Tidbits August 24, 2017

Yesterday saw the debut of Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy Note 8. Following a successful launch with the Galaxy S8 earlier this year and the massive consequences of the Galaxy Note 7 last year, Samsung had a lot riding on this launch.

We’ve already given you the details on this launch as well as our first impressions, but now let’s take a look at some of the smaller details you might have missed…

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Since Android 8.0 Oreo has been available in the form of Developer Previews since late March, we essentially knew all of the main features that were coming with the official build of this latest update. However, now that 8.0 Oreo is officially out in the wild, we’ve spotted a few smaller additions that we previously didn’t know about…

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Tidbits March 30, 2017

Yesterday Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ impressed us in a lot of ways, but when so much information hits at one time, it’s easy to miss some of the smaller details. So, let’s take a look at some of the bits of information you might have missed regarding Samsung’s latest devices.

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Tidbits February 28, 2017

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LG’s G6 has already impressed us in a few ways: namely in terms of design and its overall fit and finish. However, like with any other phone, there are a few more details that LG didn’t make perfectly clear right off the bat. So, let’s take a closer look…

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Tidbits October 5, 2016

 

In the past 48 hours we’ve heard about Pixel phones, and we’ve covered a lot of it here. However, there’s a lot more to the Pixel(s) than what lies on the surface. So let’s look at a few notes that you very well may have missed regarding Google’s latest set of devices.

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