September 14

EU upholds antitrust ruling against Google’s actions on Android, drops fine to €4.1 billion

In 2018, the European Union ruled that Google’s app bundling with Android, essentially forcing its partners to include a long list of Google apps with their phones, was illegal. Google appealed that ruling, but the EU has just announced that it will uphold the decision, despite lowering the fine.

September 30

Android 12 begins rolling out for Galaxy Tab A8 in Europe

Samsung is now beginning to seed the Android 12 update for the affordable Galaxy Tab A8 tablet in selected European regions.

September 1

Samsung Galaxy A23 packs a 120Hz display and 5,000 mAh battery in the US for $299

Budget phones have come a long way over the years, and Samsung’s new Galaxy A23 proves that with support for a 120Hz display and more for under $300.

September 15

Android 12L starts rolling out to the Galaxy Z Fold 2

The first of Samsung’s “mainstream” foldable series, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 debuted in 2020 with a hefty $1,999 price tag an Android 10 out of the box. Now, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is picking up an update to Android 12L.

September 30

Samsung September 2022 update rolling out for these Galaxy devices

Samsung has gained a reputation as one of the better Android device makers in terms of releasing updates in a timely manner. The latest Android security update for September 2022 has begun rolling out to these Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets.

September 13

Android 12L now widely rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 [U]

Over the past week, Samsung has finally launched Android 12L for its foldables and tablets, several months after the update was first launched by Google. Now, the Galaxy Tab S7 is getting its first taste of Android 12L.

September 23

Android app deals of the day: Crying Suns, Forager, This War of Mine, and more

Your Friday edition of the best Android app deals is now live and ready to go down below. Ongoing price drops on Pixel 6 Pro with the Google Tensor chip are now sitting alongside today’s deal on Samsung’s latest Galaxy Tab S8+, but for now it’s all about the apps. Our collection is headlined by titles like Crying Suns, Forager, Worms 2, 3, and 4, Escapists 2, This War of Mine, Smart QR Code Scanner Pro, and much more. Head below for more of today’s best Android game and app deals. 

September 26

Android app deals of the day: Tormentum, Heroes of Flatlandia, Reminder Pro, more

Monday afternoon’s best deals on Android games and apps are now live down below. Joining today’s price drop on the Motorola Edge+ smartphone, we are also tracking a new all-time low on Samsung’s just-refreshed Galaxy Tab S6, but for now it’s all about the apps. Our collection is headlined by titles like Tormentum – Dark Sorrow, Heroes of Flatlandia, Argo’s Choice, Reminder Pro, QR/Barcode Scanner PRO, and more. Head below for all of today’s best Android app deals. 

September 4

Samsung officially launches Android 12L for foldables, Wear OS 3.5 for Galaxy Watch 4

Two big updates are headed out to Galaxy devices starting this week, as Samsung has just announced Android 12L for its older foldable smartphones, as well as Wear OS 3.5 for the Galaxy Watch 4 series.

September 11

Samsung (mostly) disables Android 12L’s taskbar when you use a third-party launcher

Android 12L’s key feature for tablets and foldables is the taskbar, but there’s a quirk on Samsung devices that disables the taskbar when using a third-party launcher.

August 15

Unified Pixel Launcher search disappears on Android 13 stable, fix coming

After installing Android 13’s stable release today, beta users might notice that the new unified Pixel Launcher search experience has disappeared.

August 19

Android 13 Pixel update starts widely rolling out in the US

Google launched and started rolling out the latest version of its mobile operating system on Monday. As of Friday afternoon, many Pixel owners in the US are getting the Android 13 update.

August 29

Android 12L arrives on Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S8 with taskbar and more

Google’s refocused efforts on Android tablets were spearheaded by the collection of improvements present in Android 12L. Now, Android 12L is making its way to Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S8 series.

August 15

Android 13 with August security patch live, download Pixel factory images & OTAs now

Besides visual and functional changes, Android 13 also brings the August security patch after a two-week delay that included a stopgap release. If you don’t want to wait, the official OTA and factory images are now available.

September 2

Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Flip 3 will get Android 12L soon; Samsung touts Flip 4/Fold 4 success in Europe

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 have been for sale for about a week, and they already seem to be a hit, with Samsung claiming sales have doubled in Europe. Plus, Samsung has good news for Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Flip 3 owners…

September 1

Samsung confirms what’s new in Android 12L for Galaxy Tab S8 as rollout hits the US [Video]

After hitting other regions earlier this week, Samsung has officially announced that Android 12L is now rolling out to the Galaxy Tab S8 series in the United States. Here’s a quick look.

August 15

You can unenroll from Android 13 Beta without wiping after stable update, QPR1 preview in Sept.

The stable version of Android 13 starts rolling out to Pixel phones today, and those on the Android Beta Program can unenroll their devices after installing that update.

August 25

Samsung August 2022 update rolling out for these Galaxy devices

Samsung has made great strides over the past few years with its update cadence throughout the entire device lineup. With that in mind, here’s every smartphone and tablet that Samsung has updated with the August 2022 security patch.

August 31

Galaxy Z Fold 4 diary: What I miss from a Pixel every time I use a Samsung phone

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is one step closer to perfecting the foldable formula, and it’s a device I enjoyed enough to make it my personal smartphone. But every year, I end up switching to a Samsung phone and missing elements from my usual Google Pixel.

August 10

Galaxy Z Fold 4 adopts Android 12L’s excellent taskbar with One UI 4.1.1, coming to Fold 3 too

Google released Android 12L earlier this year with an updated focus on tablets and foldables, and now it’s finally getting the chance to flex that muscle. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 ships with Android 12L and its stellar taskbar, and the same is coming to the Galaxy Z Fold 3 too.

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