Review: Samsung u550
The u550 is the latest mid-range clamshell phone from Samsung for Verizon Wireless. Find out its strengths and weaknesses in our full review. With video tour.
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The Samsung U550 is the Korean phone maker's latest clamshell for Verizon Wireless. It's a mid-range phone that covers most bases, but is no home run. What prevents it from scoring is its somewhat bland styling, and lack of any defining features. Still, it's a workhorse of a phone, and performs the essentials with ease.
Review: BlackBerry Motion
The latest collaboration between BlackBerry Mobile and TCL is the Motion, a large slab that runs Android and boasts BlackBerry's powerful productivity tools. Mobile pros will be happy with features such as BlackBerry Hub and the Productivity Tab, while businesses that deploy the Motion will appreciate the DTEK security software.
Google Refreshes Nearby Connections API for P2P Interactions
Jul 31, 2017
Google today released the Nearby Connections 2.0 API to developers, which will eventually help Android devices find, connect to, and communicate with other nearby devices all on their own. The vision is to make it possible for Android handsets to automatically share information with internet-of-things-type devices, such as personal temperature preferences with thermostats, Netflix playlists with connected television sets, and so on.
Google's Tour Creator Lets Anyone Create VR Expeditions
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Google today introduced Tour Creator, a tool that allows people to create and share their real-world experiences via virtual reality. Google explains that to make a VR tour people can use their own 360-degree photos and supplement them with imagery from Google Street View.
Samsung Brings Infinity Display to Mid-Range Galaxy A8 and A8+
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Samsung today updated its Galaxy A8 mid-level devices, which now follow closely the pattern set by the S8 and S8+ flagship phones. The A8 series employs glass panels front and back with a metal frame in between.
LG Adds High-End Features to the Q Series' New Q7
May 21, 2018
LG today announced the Q7, the 2018 version of its mid-range Q Series Android phones. The Q7 picks up where last year's Q6 left off, with updated specs and features.