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Samsung is the biggest manufacturer of Android phones by a wide margin, but that doesn't guarantee timely updates. Today, months after Nougat was announced, the company has finally detailed which phones will get the update.
Google's new Pixel phones are here to replace the Nexus line. Normally, we wouldn't pit new phones against old ones but if you're shopping now, or looking to replace an explodey Galaxy Note 7, these are your two best options. Let's look at how the old guard stacks up against Google's new hardware play, and where the real value lies.
Apple's decision to ditch the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 handsets has been met with widespread disapproval. Samsung is scrambling to put out the fires (figuratively and literally) as it garners bad press for exploding Note 7 devices. Google Pixel XL seems poised to become a viable alternative to these flagship rivals -- at least, that's what Google is hoping for. Here is the Lifehacker verdict.
Android: If you watched the "Made by Google" event yesterday -- or read our roundup -- you'd be forgiven if you missed that there was a brand new version of Android. Google itself hardly seemed to notice. Here's what we know about it.
In two weeks from now we will likely have official confirmation of brand new smartphones from Google, the first to be designed by the company itself.
The web giant has teased an unveiling set for 2am AEST October 5, and unless it's planning to reveal a completely unexpected product that just happens to have the rounded oblong dimensions of a smartphone, it seems like the long-held rumours of a Google phone will come to pass. Here's everything we know so far.
Your smartphone does so much that it feels impossible to get through the day on a full charge. It doesn't have to be that way, though. Android's Doze feature, introduced in Marshmallow and refined in Nougat, keeps battery drain low when you're not using your phone. Here's how it works, and how to make the most of it.
Last week, Google released Android 7 Nougat into the wild. Packed with new features like multi-window support and bundled notifications, it provides a significant boost to speed and productivity compared to Android Marshmallow. If you're hell-bent on upgrading to the new OS this instant, we name the best -- and cheapest -- Android 7-ready smartphones you can buy in Australia.
Migrating from one mobile platform to another is complicated and annoying. With Android Nougat, however,Google's making it easier to come on board from an iPhone.
Last week, Google released Android Nougat for Nexus owners. It comes with some sweet new headlining features like multi-window support and bundled notifications. After digging into the developer preview we found even more treats that you might’ve missed.