Nextbit acquired by Razer, sales of Robin ceased

Nextbit acquired by Razer, sales of Robin ceased

Nextbit, makers of the crowdfunded Robin, has officially been acquired. Nextbit announced today that it has been acquired by Razer, maker of gaming computers and accessories. Nextbit says that it’ll operate as an independent division inside of Razer with a focus on “mobile design and experiences.” So what does this mean for Robin, Nextbit’s Android

Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 won’t get Android 7.1.2 updates

Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 won’t get Android 7.1.2 updates

Earlier today, Google officially unveiled Android 7.1.2 for several Pixel and Nexus devices. The company also confirmed two devices that won’t be getting the update. The Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 will not receive an update to Android 7.1.2. Google hinted at this when it omitted the N6 and N9 from its list of devices


Latest LG G6 leak claims to show off prototype model

Latest LG G6 leak claims to show off prototype model

We’ve seen a couple of LG G6 image leaks recently, but both photos only let us see the top half of the device. Now a new leak has surfaced that may show us a bit more of LG’s upcoming Android flagship. New photos that allegedly show an LG G6 prototype model have surfaced. The top

Instagram for Android beta hints at multi-photo posts

Instagram for Android beta hints at multi-photo posts

Looks like Instagram has a major new feature coming soon to its service. A new beta update to the Instagram for Android app rolled out recently that includes support for multi-photo posts. With the update, you can press and hold on images in your library to select up to 10 photos that you’d like to


AT&T to begin deploying 5G service in Austin and Indianapolis soon

AT&T to begin deploying 5G service in Austin and Indianapolis soon

After running 5G field tests last year, AT&T will soon begin deploying its 5G network. AT&T says that it’ll launch its first “5G Evolution Markets” in the coming months. The lucky markets that’ll get AT&T 5G first are Austin, Texas, and Indianapolis, Ind. AT&T calls its 5G platform “AT&T Network 3.0 Indigo.” As for what

Prices for Google and LG’s Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches leak

Prices for Google and LG’s Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches leak

We’ve seen quite a few details about Google and LG’s Watch Sport and Watch Style leak out lately, but the pricing of the two watches had remained a mystery. Until today, that is. The LG Watch Sport will launch with a price of $349, says a source speaking to Android Police. The smaller and less


Google ending Hands Free pilot on February 8

Google ending Hands Free pilot on February 8

Remember Google Hands Free? The payment service entered a pilot phase last year, and now that test is coming to an end. Google is officially ceasing the Hands Free pilot that it was running in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company hasn’t revealed anything about what’s coming next, but it does confirm that it’s

Samsung Pay Mini announced for non-Samsung Android phones

Samsung Pay Mini announced for non-Samsung Android phones

Samsung Pay has been exclusive to Samsung smartphones ever since its launch in September 2015, but today Samsung announced plans to bring its platform to non-Samsung phones. Sort of. Samsung Pay Mini is now official. The new service will offer online purchases to non-Samsung Android smartphones after downloading a dedicated app. To use Samsung Pay


Android 7.1.2 adds ‘Swipe for notifications’ feature to Nexus 5X

Android 7.1.2 adds ‘Swipe for notifications’ feature to Nexus 5X

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL offer several exclusive features, like the Pixel Launcher and Google Assistant. However, one feature that’s been Pixel-only won’t stay that way with Android 7.1.2. The first beta release of Android 7.1.2 is now hitting the Nexus 5X, and owners of the 5X are finding that the update adds the “Swipe