What can Bixby do? Samsung launches 3 videos to show you

OK, so Samsung’s long-awaited Bixby Voice is finally available in the US, making Bixby a fully-functional voice assistant. Yeah, nobody was really jumping in excitement for it, but considering that Samsung was so confident in Bixby that it gave it its own button on the S8 and S8+, everyone was at least curious as to how well it can do compared to the other big AI assistants out there.

The verdict is still out and there are mixed opinions on the Web. And, you may even not know how far Bixby’s capabilities span. So, naturally, Samsung launched a few videos to let …


OnePlus rolls out new OxygenOS Open Beta for OnePlus 3 and 3T, here is what's new

The OnePlus 3 and 3T continue to receive updates that address many of the issues reported by users. Either it’s the Open Beta ring or the closed beta channel, OnePlus pushes new updates for these smartphones almost on a weekly basis.

The new OxygenOS Open beta 20/11 for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, respectively, are now available for download to everyone who enrolled in the Open Beta program. These updates bring the same changes, so here is what you get if you own the OnePlus 3 or 3T.

First of all, several optimizations have been added such as the battery …

iOS 11 Beta 3 hints at live broadcasting, could mean massive potential for gamers?

So, iOS 11 is currently up for anyone wanting to try its beta — you’ve got the Public Beta, which is considered stable enough to offer to the early adopters hungry to test the newest software features to come from Apple’s kitchen; and then you’ve got the Developer Preview, which is more raw and definitely unstable, available only to those with developer accounts who more or less need it for their work.

The Developer Preview subscribers have just received a brand new update (Beta 3) a couple of days ago and there are a bunch of small fixes and tweaks to the interface, …

Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe updated with camera performance improvements, ZenUI tweaks

It’s been four months since Asus has kicked off the roll-out of Android 7.0 Nougat for ZenFone 3 Deluxe. Today, another update is making its way to the smartphone, but it doesn’t bring so many important new features and improvements as Nougat.

According to Asus, the new update is meant to further enhance the camera performance, as well as improve ZenUI stability. Also, the update should add some fixes to the Bluetooth connectivity so that users won’t experience any issues with connections.

Software version 5.15.44.2494 is pushed OTA (over the air) in stages, …

Deal: Save 15% when you buy the Asus ZenWatch 3 on Amazon

Since Asus promised to release Android Wear 2.0 for ZenWatch 3 this week, the smartwatch might be more appealing to those looking for a great looking wearable. The smartwatch usually sells in the United States for $229, but you can get it for slightly cheaper for a limited time.

Amazon now offers the Asus ZenWatch 3 smartwatch for just $194.99, 15% cheaper than the retail price. Basically, you’ll be saving $34.01 when you buy the smartwatch from Amazon.

The 15% ($34.01) discount is only available for the Beige Leather Band version, but if you want the Dark-Brown …

The best free Android and iPhone games! (July 3 – 9)

Free games? You asked for them, we have them. Here are seven of the finest games that appeared in Google Play and the App Store last week, all free (or mostly free) for you to play! Highlights include Mini DAYZ, Siege: Titan Wars, and Trail of Treasure.

That’s a survival game, a card battler, a location-based treasure hunt, and then there’s much more – city building, arcade finger twisters, tower defense… the selection is very varied! 
Enjoy the free games in the hot summer afternoons, and keep those spirits up!

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Asus ZenWatch 3 will receive Android Wear 2.0 on July 11th

Asus recently confirmed to Wareable.com that their latest smartwatch, the ZenWatch 3, will in fact receive Android Wear 2.0 on July 11th. News comes after some conflicting reports from Asus Germany and Asus USA lead us to believe there would be a delay from their stated, and already missed deadline at the end of Q2.

The ZenWatch 3 was released in December of 2016, only two short months before the release of Android Wear 2.0. Since then, the timetable for Android Wear updates has been less than satisfactory, with some of the most popular wearables left …

Asus delays Android Wear 2.0 update for ZenWatch 2 and 3

While many smartwatches have already received the highly-anticipated Android Wear 2.0 update, Asus has yet to provide customers with the promised update. Although ZenWatch 2 and 3 owners had been expecting Android Wear 2.0 for quite a while now, Asus announced it has decided to delay the update once again.

Asus, along with many other smartwatch makers, stated it would release an Android Wear 2.0 update for ZenWatch 2 and 3 by the end of Q2. Well, we’re already a few days into Q3, and the update is nowhere to be seen.

Moreover, Asus Germany recently said Android …

Galaxy S8, LG G6 come with nifty USB adapters in the box: here are 3 practical uses for those

If you look inside the box your Galaxy S8 or LG G6 came in, you’ll find a thumb-sized thingamajig with a USB Type-C connector at one end and a full-sized USB port on the other. That’s a USB adapter. Its purpose – or at least the one Samsung and LG had in mind – is to let you plug your old handset directly into your new Galaxy S8 or LG G6 and transfer all your data. If you’re a geek, however, you surely know that the little USB gizmo holds greater potential.

USB On-The-Go is a feature of the USB standard allowing one USB device to have other USB devices connected to it …

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom starts receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

The ZenFone 3 Zoom is one of Asus’ biggest disappointments this year since there are still many major markets where the smartphone is not yet available. Also, the device was launched earlier this year, but it’s still running Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Well, at least the last part will soon be addressed, as Asus has just announced that it has started the Android 7.0 Nougat deployment. All ZenFone 3 Zoom owners should get the Android 7.0 Nougat update in the coming days.

The official changelog contains a few more details on what’s changed besides the OS version. …