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Google Pixel 2: Fix For Buzzing Sound During Phone Call Coming Soon

Google Pixel 2: Fix For Buzzing Sound During Phone Call Coming Soon
Google had a promising start to their new smartphones, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL impressing everyone right from day one. However, it was from software side where several users of both the phones complained to have issues.

That said, here comes another issue. From the last week or more than, most of Pixel 2 XL users are complaining about an issue which causes faint clicking/buzzing noise during phone calls.


However, turning off the NFC temporarily fixes the problem, but that's annoying.

Finally, a Googler posted in the product forum that the Buzzing Sound fix would be rolling out to the affected Pixel 2/ Pixel 2 XL users in the coming weeks.

We're rolling out a software update in the coming weeks which eliminates a faint buzzing sound on some Pixel 2 devices when the phone is placed to your ear during a phone call.

Android Oreo coming soon to Nokia 6

Android Oreo coming soon to Nokia 6
Now that Google has released the next version of Android, Android 8.0 Oreo, the wait for the devices to get the update has already started. Nokia recently announced Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the Nokia 8 and promised the same for other Nokia Smartphones in the future.

Chief Product Officer, HMD Global Juho Sarvikas recently announced that the company will provide Android Beta preview for the Nokia 6 pretty soon. Juho Sarvikas said that Android Oreo for the Nokia 6 is around the corner.


But, what about the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 7? Well, a few weeks back HMD's Chief Product Office on his twitter handle announced that the Nokia 3 , Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 will be soon getting Android Oreo Beta. The recently announced Nokia 7 will be added to the list pretty soon.

Once you migrate to the Beta path, you will continue to receive Open Beta OTAs. You will NO LONGER receive the regular Official Stable OTAs.

Source: Juho Sarvikas | Image: Cnet



Neon Green Hammerhead USB-C Earphones from Razer looks Pretty Hot

Neon Green Hammerhead USB-C Earphones from Razer looks Pretty Hot
Most of the 2017 Flagship Smartphones including the latest Razer Phone has no 3.5mm headphone jack, that means you'll have to use the USB-C-to-3.5mm adapter or get some USB-C headphones to listen music.

Today, Razer announced Cool Neon Green Hammerhead USB-C Earphones. They’re made to match the Razer Phone, but you can easily plug them into any other device that has a USB-C jack.

The whole package costs $79.9 and includes USB-C Connector, Custom-tuned DAC for clean, unprocessed audio, Flat cables for tangle-free storage, Bi-flange ear tips in 3 sizes In-line microphone and volume control, and Custom carry case.

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This is what Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S9 may look like

This is what Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S9 may look like
In 2017 we saw some incredible decisions taken by some of the reputed companies over the globe. One such decision that stands out from every other is that Samsung releasing gorgeous Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus with infinity display.

And, they succeeded in doing that. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is widely regarded as the best smartphone of 2017 and one of the best camera smartphone. However, both the Galaxy S8 were criticized for their poor fingerprint sensor placement and rear design language.

Now, Samsungmobile.News has come up with an exciting new renders based on actual leaks of Samsung's next flagship. The phone’s fingerprint scanner is placed on the back, just like current Galaxy S8.  If you take a closer look at the phone’s front, you’ll also notice that it has tiny top and chin bezel, which makes device beautiful.

According to reputed tipster @MMDDJ_, the Samsung Galaxy S9 will feature a single camera while the Galaxy S9 Plus will come with dual camera setup. Samsung may ditch the headphone jack with both the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.
This is what Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S9 may look like

Credits: Samsung News

Get OnePlus 5T's FACE UNLOCK Feature on Any Android Smartphone

The recently announced OnePlus 5T comes with bunch of new features and upgrades over the previous OnePlus 5. The main attraction of this device is it's Edge-to-Edge Screen and FACE UNLOCK feature. OnePlus claims that the face unlocking on the OnePlus 5T can be used to unlock the phone in 0.4 seconds. But, unlike Apple's Face ID, the system can't be used directly for payments via the Play Store.

Well, the OnePlus 5T Face Unlock is nothing but an advance and active Trusted Face Android feature which was introduced back with Android 5.0 Lollipop. It's available on all the Android devices and you can enable it by following the below steps.


Get OnePlus 5T's FACE UNLOCK Feature on Any Android Smartphone
  • First off, Open Settings - Security and Locations -  Smart Lock. You'll be required to confirm your PIN/Pattern to continue.
  • In the Smart Lock settings, tap on "Trusted Face" (Set up facial recognition). 
  • Tap on "Set up". For best results find a spot indoors that's not too bright or too dim. Also hold the phone at eye level. 
  • Select next and register your Face. 
  • To use the Face Unlock feature, simply hold your device to your face level. After a successful recognition the bottom icon on the screen will change from "face" to "unlocked". Enjoy!

About the OnePlus 5T

With the OnePlus 5T, you get a 6.01-inch FHD Optic AMOLED 18:9 display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 6/8GB RAM, 64GB/128GB storage, 16MP + 20MP with f/1.7 aperture for the best low-light, zoom and anti-blur photos with enhanced image processing, 16MP front camera, 3300mAh battery with Dash Charge, and Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

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