Google Releases September Security Patch for Pixel and Nexus Devices

Google has published the September 2017 security bulletin over on its Android Source website. The firm states that between the two security patch levels – named 2017-09-01 and 2017-09-05, respectively – there are 81 fixes headed to devices. The most critical of the vulnerabilities fixed happen to sit inside the media framework, Continue Reading


Xiaomi and Google Partner for a High-End Android One Smartphone

Xiaomi and Google have announced a new smartphone running the latter’s Android One operating system which aims to provide a clean and safe Android experience in other regions around the globe. Called the Mi A1, the device has what we’d call mid-range specs here in the States, but is relatively Continue Reading

Here’s How Easy it is to Repair Your New Essential Phone

iFixit has been able to get their hands on the now-shipping-to-customers Essential Phone, a device coming out of an Android co-founder’s new company of a similar name. After it was delayed a bunch of times and its initial reviews surfaced, the device finally began getting into the hands of consumers, and Continue Reading

UBS Predicts Apple’s iPhone Edition Will Start at $900

Business Insider is reporting USB analysts predict the upcoming iPhone Edition (or iPhone X) will start around $900 and go up to $1000 with added storage. This goes against a previous report from The New York Times who suggested the device would start at $999. The reason for starting at Continue Reading

Apple is No Longer Hosting its Annual Apple Music Festival

Apple is no longer hosting its annual Apple Music Festival formally known as the iTunes Festival, as reported by Music Business Worldwide. The UK-based event last took place last year and hosted artists including Elton John, Chance the Rapper, The 1975, Michael Bublé, Brittany Spears, and One Republic. Now, the concert Continue Reading

The Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30 Are Now HDR Compatible with Netflix

Netflix has added two new devices to its list of supported devices that are compatible with displaying HDR content: the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30. These devices join the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ Premium, LG G6, Chromecast Ultra, and Nvidia Shield Continue Reading

Beats Unveils New Studio 3 Wireless Headphones w/ Improved Comfort, W1 Chip, microUSB in 2017

Beats has announced a refreshed version of its Studio headphones after a three-year hiatus with the Studio 3 Wireless. The headphones ship with a classic Beats form factor in which they nearly look identical to each and every one of its predecessors. However, in relatively the same body, the company Continue Reading