Early buyers can score a free Google Home with the purchase of an LG G6… whenever it debuts
2017 is set to bring us a handful of impressive new flagship phones, and one that we’re excited to see debut sometime soon is the LG G6. Pre-orders have yet to open for the flagship, but LG has just revealed that it will be offering early LG G6 buyers a free Google Home along with their purchase.
OnePlus introduces all-black OnePlus 3T made with fashion brand colette
Rumors of some kind of forthcoming all-black OnePlus announcement surfaced earlier this month, and now we know what it is. The Chinese maker of high-value smartphones has announced a new color variant of its OnePlus 3T flagship made in collaboration with colette, a french fashion brand…
Update, Apr 14, 2017: Now available for iPhone too.
Following apps like YouTube Kids, Google is working on providing a more child friendly experience for Android. Launching as invite only, Family Link allows parents to control what apps children can use on managed devices, as well as set screen limits and usage locks.
There have been rumors for quite some time now about Samsung‘s intention to join the AI race and launch a competitor to the likes of Google‘s Assistant, Siri, Alexa, and Cortana along the launch of its upcoming Galaxy S8.
We’d heard its name could be “Bixby,” and thanks to a little snippet, it looks like that will indeed be the case. However, there could be something more regarding what Bixby actually is…
Google is downgrading Nexus 6 owners on 7.1.1 to 7.0, which is causing more problems than it’s fixing [Update]
Google’s Nexus 6 is outside of its update window at this point, but owners were glad to learn that the phone would be upgraded to Android 7.1.1, even though it was delayed for quite some time. Eventually, Google rolled out the update, but it later pulled it. However, that left some users on 7.1.1, and apparently, Google is trying to downgrade those users back to 7.0.
Update: A Google employee has responded to Reddit users with the following information:
There was a recent OTA update for Android 7.0 that is causing confusion for some Nexus 6 users. For those of you that want to guarantee future OTA updates, you will need to get back on the 7.0 supported track. If you are experiencing issues after accepting the 7.0 update, please factory reset your device to help resolve any problems.
For any Nexus 6 users that want to continue flashing/sideloading future builds, you can stay on 7.1.1 and continue to do so.