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Android 7.1.1 for Nexus 6 rolling out again

If you remember, back in March, Google pushed a downgrade OTA to Android 7.1.1-powered Nexus 6 units (forcing them back on to version 7.0.) following reports that the March update broke Android Pay. Now, several months after that, the device has started receiving the update again. Keep in mind that you need to be on the most recent Android 7.0 build in order to successfully install the latest 7.1.1 update being rolled out by the company. The new update weighs in at around 370MB. Via



HTC reportedly has a huge announcement for tomorrow

China Times claims that trading of HTC shares will be suspended tomorrow, September 21, pending a major announcement. The publication goes on to say that the HTC headquarters are busy with people preparing for a major presentation - the second floor is filled with chairs and screens. It has been rumored for months that Google is interested in acquiring parts of the HTC business. Note "parts" 0 the HTC brand will remain independent but will be refocused to the Vive VR headset. Google will acquire the manufacturing and R&D capacity of the Taiwanese firm that brought the first Android...



iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus BoM estimated at $247.51 and $288.08

IHS Markit published its latest analysis on the production cost of the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus, announced by Apple earlier this month. The report shows estimates the total cost of the components at respectively $247.51 and $288.08 iPhone 8 Plus cost breakdown According to analysts, the price of the iPhone 8 Plus 64 GB is $295.44 after the actual process of production and assembly. This is $17.78 higher than the iPhone 7 Plus. The reason for the higher price is, as IHS Markit puts it, "a result of slower annual component cost erosion tied in with additional features". The...



Energizer Power Max P16K Pro smartphone arrives at MWC with 16,000 mAh battery

Energizer wants to make a big splash at MWC this year, and it's definitely going to achieve just that with the Power Max P16K Pro smartphone that it will unveil on that occasion. The company is best known for its batteries, so it makes perfect sense that its next handset will have battery life as a huge focus. Keyword: huge. The Power Max P16K Pro sports a gargantuan 16,000 mAh battery. That's four times bigger than what you would expect in this day and age in order to call a device one that comes with a big battery. The new Energizer will obliterate its competition in this area....



Samsung Galaxy A (2018) renders show off the Infinity Display

We caught a glimpse of the Galaxy A5 (2018) and the Galaxy A7 (2018), now it's time for a better look. Check out the 18.5:9 Infinity Display on the front, it makes the phones look premium. Benchmark results so far have failed to reveal the resolution, but we're probably looking at 1080p - or rather 1,080 x 2,220px to match the aspect ratio. Samsung Galaxy A (2018) with Infinity Display Around the back we find a single camera (dual camera will likely land on the 2019 model). The fingerprint reader is better positioned than on the Note. It's still fairly close to the camera, but we...