T-Mobile starts seeding Android 7.0 Nougat for LG Stylo 2 Plus

LG Stylo 2 Plus, the mid-range Android smartphone making the rounds at various carriers in the United States, has just been updated to Android 7.0 Nougat. If you’re a T-Mobile customer and own LG’s handset, then you’ll be pleased to know you’re eligible for a software upgrade.

T-Mobile updated its support website to confirm its LG Stylo 2 Plus is now getting Android 7.0 Nougat. Software version K55010p is what you’ll be looking for in order to upgrade the phone.

Aside from the new feature and improvements included in Android 7.0 Nougat, T-Mobile also mentions …


The Huawei Watch 2 gets revealed prior to MWC announcement

Mobile World Congress, one of the largest trade shows for the world of mobile technology, will soon be underway. Our team just landed in Barcelona to provide up-to-the-minute coverage during the event, and we’re expecting a lot of exciting products to be unveiled at this year’s conference. Plenty of companies and and gadgets will be available to look at, with one of those being that of Huawei.

Huawei’s main focus will likely be on the P10 smartphone, but along with that, we’re also expecting the company to take the wraps off of the Huawei Watch 2. 2015’s …

Deal: Best Buy sells the Motorola DROID Turbo 2 for only $312, buyers get $200 gift card too

Here is a great deal aimed at Motorola fans who don’t mind being tied to a long-term plan. The DROID Turbo 2, exclusive to Verizon Wireless, is now on sale at Best Buy for just $312.

There’s a catch, though, as buyers will have to commit to a Verizon installment plan of $12.99 for 24 months, which sets the price of the DROID Turbo 2 at just $312.

The DROID Turbo 2 usually sells for $499.99, so this looks like a great deal indeed. On top of that, Best Buy also throws in a $200 gift card to sweeten the deal further. Free shipping is available as well, …

Xiaomi's Mi Max 2 will boast a 6.44-inch display and 6GB of RAM; rumored to launch this May

Based off of what we’ve seen so far, smartphones with bezel-less displays appear to be the main attraction for 2017. Leaks of the upcoming Galaxy S8 and LG G6 look mighty impressive, but a company that’s already proven to know a thing or two about phones with very minimal bezels is that of Xiaomi. The Xiaomi Mi Mix had everyone drooling when it was announced and released last year, and it certainly got our attention when we were able to go hands-on with the new white variant of the phone at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

Previous leaks have indicated that Xiaomi will …

Strava users can now track runs and biking sessions with the GPS-enabled Apple Watch Series 2

The Apple Watch Series 2 has been out for a few months at this point, and developers are still working on updating their apps to take advantage of one of the Watch’s most important features – GPS functionality. Being able to go out for a walk or run without your iPhone and still have the Apple Watch keep tabs of your route is a great addition to have for people that want to carry as little technology with them while getting fit and still tracking all of their activity, and Strava is the latest app to finally support the Series 2’s built-in GPS.

If you’re a user of the Strava …

The Huawei Watch 2 will officially be on display at MWC 2017

Android Wear 2.0 was just released about a week ago, and alongside the new OS update came both the LG Watch Style and Watch Sport – the world’s first smartwatches to be running Wear 2.0. We’re hoping to get our hands on those two wearables for review soon, but even with those just being released a matter of days ago, there’s another Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch on the horizon that you should be keeping on your radar – the Huawei Watch 2.

Richard Yu, Huawei’s CEO, took to Weibo to officially confirm that we’ll be seeing a brand new smartwatch with Google’s latest wearable OS at …

Nostalgic about the Blue Coral Note 7? Xiaomi has just the Mi Note 2 fix

Call it what you will, but Chinese darling Xiaomi will be releasing a blue Mi Note 2, among other color versions, and the hue somewhat resembles that of the infamous Note 7 Blue Coral version. That one proved so popular that Samsung decided to bring it down to the next best thing in its flagship Galaxy line – the S7 edge – and it has been selling like hot cakes ever since, often on back order from US carriers.

Even if you decide that the blue Mi Note 2, as showcased in the photos below by Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun, is not at all like the Blue Coral Note 7, bear in mind that it’s still …

Apple Pencil 2 gets the lead out this spring?

A sequel to the Apple Pencil is coming this spring, according to a report published on Wednesday. The Apple Pencil 2 will have some new features including the ability to magnetically stick to an iPad. It also will sport some type of clip, like the kind seen on a regular pen or pencil, allowing the device to be attached to a pocket. The new Apple Pencil 2 should be available at the same time the new iPad Pro models are released.

The new iPad Pro models could feature a 10.5-inch version (up from the 9.7-inch model) and a variant wearing a 12.9-inch screen. They both will be powered by the …

U.K. buyers of the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge get rewarded with a free Gear Fit 2

With the Samsung Galaxy S8 expected to launch in April, Samsung is trying to help retailers reduce inventories of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. So in the U.K., consumers who purchase the Galaxy S7 edge will also receive the Samsung Gear Fit 2 for free. This deal runs to February 28th and works like this. Purchase the handset from any participating U.K. retailer in a physical store or online, and then go to Samsung’s website to arrange the receipt of your fitness tracker.

Actually, there are four steps to the entire transaction. It goes like this:

Purchase an S7 …