Samsung is still a fan of flip phones, so it’s no surprise that the company apparently has another Android-powered device coming down the pipe. According to images shared on the social network Weibo, Samsung is gearing up to launch a new Android flip phone. This new handset, the Galaxy Folder 2, will come in gold, and the leaked images give us a glimpse of what the handset will feature.
Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the five most popular Android apps from last week. These apps are ones that are most likely new and haven’t appeared in the top.
Verizon Wireless has officially announced that it is rolling out LTE Advanced to 461 cities across the United States. With LTE Advanced, customer peak download speeds will see a sharp increase. Specifically, peak download speeds can be up to 50 percent faster thanks to carrier aggregation. To make it work, Verizon is combining its 700MHz, AWS and PCS spectrum, using either two- or three-carrier.
Earlier this month, BLU took to its official Facebook page to tease an upcoming flagship smartphone. The company confirmed it would be unveiled on August 29, and sure enough, BLU stuck to its word. The BLU Pure XR is now official and it offers quite a few noteworthy features but also keeps the price tag to a minimum. First up, the 5.5-inch 1080p HD Super AMOLED display boasts an “Advanced.
HTC made the One A9 official in October of last year, and while the company made waves recently when it confirmed the One A9 wouldn’t be updated to the newest version of Android within 15 days of Nexus handsets, that’s not stopping HTC from prepping a successor. According to VentureBeat, HTC plans on calling the new device the “One A9s” which, as noted in the original.
Earlier this month, T-Mobile officially announced its T-Mobile One plan, which offers unlimited high-speed data, text, and minutes, but with a few caveats. The plan didn’t go over well with the general populace, though, so the Un-carrier is making some changes. T-Mobile is shaking up its standard One plan and introducing a One Plus add-on as well. The standard T-Mobile One plan.
If you’re in the mood for a quick and simple game, rather than hitting up the Play Store give Google Search a try. The company has added both Solitaire and Tic-Tac-Toe to search, both on desktop and in the mobile Google Search app. If you want to play either, just search “solitaire” or “tic tac toe” and you’ll be able to play the game. Tic-Tac-Toe may.
Google Wallet may have been separated from Android Pay for NFC mobile payments, but it’s still a useful app for easily transferring money to others. A new update to the Google Wallet app will now automatically transfer incoming funds to your debit card or bank account rather than leaving them in your account to be manually transfer. Since there isn’t much reason to have money.
If you received a Samsung Rewards card for signing up for Samsung Pay, it seems like it is having problems for the past couple of days. People are reporting that the card is getting declined when trying to pay for things. The Samsung Rewards card is managed by Citibank, and the bank says it’s working with Samsung to fix the widespread issue. So if you still have your Samsung Rewards.
Truecaller is growing more and more popular, revealing recently that it’s passed 90 million monthly active users and over 250 million downloads. And, of course, it partnered with Cyanogen last year. Now Truecaller has another partnership, and it’s even bigger. Huawei has partnered with Truecaller and plans to pre-install the app on the Honor 8 and future devices sold in the U.S.,.