Should You Upgrade to Nougat? Here Are the Most Important Changes

Should You Upgrade to Nougat? Here Are the Most Important Changes

Android 7.0 Nougat is officially here. Typically, your update will come over the air within a few months. But rooted Android users have the freedom to upgrade to Nougat today. The real question is: should you upgrade to Nougat? Are there any important changes you really need to experience? We’re taking a closer look today at some of the most important Nougat features and changes you need to know about. Top 5 Most Improved Features in Nougat Compared to Marshmallow Many Android users only…

The Galaxy Note 7 Just Caused Jeep and House Fires in America

The Galaxy Note 7 Just Caused Jeep and House Fires in America

Samsung has officially issued a recall for its Galaxy Note 7. Unfortunately, many users have not yet complied with that recall. One of those users was a Florida man who left his Note 7 charging in his jeep – only to come back and find his car engulfed in flames. As one writer said, “those who have yet to return their faulty Galaxy Note7 are literally playing with fire.” The St. Petersburg, Florida man reportedly left his Note 7 inside his Jeep while unloading furniture. When he…

Samsung Will Fix Note 7 Problem with Software Update that Restricts Battery Life to 60%

Samsung Will Fix Note 7 Problem with Software Update that Restricts Battery Life to 60%

Samsung has announced plans to issue a software update to fix the overheating problem in its Galaxy Note 7 units. The software update will limit battery recharges to under 60%, preventing overheating but also severely diminishing your battery life. The news was announced on the front page of the Seoul Shinmun, one of South Korea’s best-known daily newspapers. Samsung is targeting the software update at any Note 7 users who are disregarding the recall notice and are continuing to use the…

Is This What the Google Pixel Will Look Like?

Is This What the Google Pixel Will Look Like?

New renders have surfaced online purporting to show the new Google Pixel. The 3D renders were published online by French mobile leaker @OnLeaks, this time in collaboration with Android Authority. [email protected], not to be confused with @evleaks, released 3D renders very similar to the previous leaked renders we’ve seen of the Pixel – so these renders don’t really reveal anything new. However, we are able to confirm some of the features and dimensions of the phone. Below, you’ll find…

All 2.5 Million Galaxy Note 7 Units Recalled Due to Battery Fire Problems

All 2.5 Million Galaxy Note 7 Units Recalled Due to Battery Fire Problems

Samsung is in damage control mode after it announced a worldwide recall for its Galaxy Note 7 lineup of smartphones. The South Korean electronics giant is recalling the Note 7 after it was revealed that the phone can catch fire while charging – allegedly. This follows unconfirmed reports that appeared on social media and in South Korean news outlets where people posted charred remains of smartphones claiming to be a Galaxy Note 7. Most people ignored these reports back then – but now, it…

How to Enable Night Mode on Android 7.0 Nougat

How to Enable Night Mode on Android 7.0 Nougat

Do you want Night Mode on Android 7.0 Nougat? Unfortunately, it’s not built into the newest version of Android from the ground up. We do have some good news: there’s a free app you can download to activate Night Mode once again. Best of all, you don’t need to leave this app installed. You install it, activate Night Mode, uninstall it, and you have access to the mode for life. How great is that? Night Mode, by the way, is Android’s blue-light killer mode that makes it easier to…

4 Reasons Why WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy is Scarier than You Think

4 Reasons Why WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy is Scarier than You Think

Last week, privacy advocates warned us about scary changes to WhatsApp’s privacy policy. In response, Android blogs like One Click Root told you how to opt out of sharing your information through WhatsApp. We thought it was a done deal. Unfortunately, WhatsApp’s privacy policy is a lot scarier than you think. Here are 4 reasons why you should be concerned: 1) There’s No Way to Completely Opt Out Yes, you’ve read tutorials on how to opt out of giving your WhatsApp data to…

6 Easy Ways to Improve Selfies on Android

6 Easy Ways to Improve Selfies on Android

For some people, the main reason they have a phone is to take selfies. Does your selfie game need work? Today, we’re featuring the top 5 tips and tricks today’s selfie experts are using to put their best face forward online. 6) Face Towards a Soft Lighting Source One of the most important selfie tricks is to find the right light. Of course, the same could be said for general photography – but this is an article about selfie tips. In any case, selfie cameras (outside of Snapchat…

Top 7 Android 7.0 Nougat Features You Need to Know About

Top 7 Android 7.0 Nougat Features You Need to Know About

Android 7.0 Nougat has officially been released. Rooted users and certain Nexus users can already access the update – but the rest of us won’t get the update for several months. Whether you’re playing with the new update as we speak or you’re eagerly awaiting its arrival, here are the top 7 most important features you need to know about today. Multi-App Windows Samsung users have enjoyed using multiple apps from one screen for a few years now. Finally, with Android 7.0 Nougat,…

Should You Play Niantic’s Ingress After Playing Pokemon Go?

Should You Play Niantic’s Ingress After Playing Pokemon Go?

Pokemon Go has been a smash hit for developer Niantic. However, the developer has had a popular mobile game for 4 years. That game is called Ingress, and it’s very similar to Pokemon Go. Ingress, like Pokemon Go, involves exploring the real world to find various landmarks and interesting sights. Players are rewarded for controlling these sites as part of a global fight for supremacy. Will Pokemon Go players like Ingress? Here are some ways in which they’re similar and other ways in…