Android 9 Pie is now rolling out to the Nokia 5.1 Plus, while Nokia 8 Sirocco users continue to wait

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/nokia-5.1-plus-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-517220 size-full" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/nokia-5.1-plus-1.png" width="800" height="450" /></a></p> <p>A little over three months since its <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/25/nokia-5-1-plus-announced-india-notched-5-8-display-mtk-helio-p60-dual-rear-cameras/">official announcement</a>, the Nokia 5.1 Plus is now receiving a stable update to Android 9 Pie. Meanwhile, one of its older siblings, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is a month late for its Pie update, frustrating some users.<span id="more-535218"></span></p> <p>Juho Sarvikas, Chief product officer at HMD Global (the company behind the Nokia mobile brand since 2017) announced the rollout on Twitter yesterday. As with any update, some markets will take longer than others to go live, but it shouldn't be too long before users...

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Bird Box Has Become a Runaway Hit for Netflix

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/12/28/bird-box-has-become-a-runaway-hit-for-netflix/">Bird Box Has Become a Runaway Hit for Netflix</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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The Essential Phone is sold out and will stay sold out

If you were hoping to snag the Essential Phone before the year was up, you’re out of luck. An Essential spokesperson told 9to5Google that the phone is out of stock and won’t see new inventory. The spokesperson also told 9to5Google that Essential is “hard at work on our next mobile product and will continue to sell accessories […]

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Zack Snyder Calls Ben Affleck His Perfect Batman

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/12/28/zack-snyder-calls-ben-affleck-his-perfect-batman/">Zack Snyder Calls Ben Affleck His Perfect Batman</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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9to5Rewards: Win Apple’s 2018 MacBook Air from Setapp [Giveaway]

We’ve teamed up with the subscription service for Mac apps Setapp to give away Apple’s brand new 2018 MacBook Air to one lucky 9to5Mac reader! Get a free trial of Setapp’s collection of 130+ Mac apps and head below for full details on how to enter our MacBook Air giveaway! Check out the Setapp Mac app subscription service Setapp […]

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[Update: Teardown] ASUS ROG Phone withstands the JerryRigEverything test

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/12/28 2:12pm PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/28/asus-rog-phone-withstands-the-jerryrigeverything-test/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/12/28 2:12pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">Did all this prodding and bending get you feeling a little bit curious about what's going on inside this handset? Luckily, JerryRigEverything is back with another ASUS ROG phone edition, this</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2018-12-19-13_04_10-Asus-ROG-Gaming-Phone-Durability-Test-YouTube.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-534277" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2018-12-19-13_04_10-Asus-ROG-Gaming-Phone-Durability-Test-YouTube-728x396.png" alt="" width="668" height="363" /></a></p> <p>ASUS has joined the ranks of gaming phone makers with the new ROG Phone. It sports high-end specs and a weird cooling bracket, but how does it stand up to wear and tear? The latest JerryRigEverything...

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Motorola P40 gets leaked, has hole-punch camera and Android One branding

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Moto-P40-5K2.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-535194" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Moto-P40-5K2-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>The Motorola P30 was released in China <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/15/moto-p30-announced-china-just-latest-long-line-iphone-x-clones/">earlier this year</a>, as one of many iPhone X rip-offs. While that specific phone never saw an international release, the P30 Play and P30 Note were eventually reworked into the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/02/hands-motorola-one-one-power-one-phones-doesnt-need-exist/">Motorola One and One Power</a>, respectively. The first leaked renders of the P40 have now surfaced, giving us a glimpse at what the next 'One' phones might offer.<span id="more-535193"></span></p> <p>According to the leaked images from 91mobiles, the dual camera setup, headphone jack, and rear fingerprint sensor from the P30 are returning.<div...

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Essential Phone discontinued as company efforts switch to its ‘next mobile product’

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/essential-phone-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-514174" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/essential-phone-hero-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Earlier today, <a href="https://www.droid-life.com/2018/12/28/it-looks-like-the-end-has-finally-come-to-the-essential-phone/">Droid Life</a> remarked that the Essential Phone was now sold out on Amazon, speculating that this might be "the end" for the PH-1.  This was after the company's own storefront appeared to run out of stock last week and <a href="http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=TM20TXf59aU&subid=&offerid=308561.1&type=10&tmpid=13127&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bestbuy.com%2Fsite%2Fessential-essential-phone-4g-lte-with-128gb-memory-cell-phone-unlocked-black-moon%2F5973000.p%3FskuId%3D5973000">Best Buy's unlocked listing</a> has the phone as "no longer available." Curious, we reached out to Essential for more info and were told the company "won't be adding any new inventory," while it focuses on its next mobile device.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/28/essential-phone-discontinued-as-company-efforts-switch-to-its-next-mobile-product/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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Best Movies of 2018: A Quiet Place

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/12/28/best-movies-of-2018-a-quiet-place/">Best Movies of 2018: A Quiet Place</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Samsung Good Lock adds Nice Catch, a tool that provides a detailed history of app actions on your phone [APK Download]

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/good-lock-2018.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-498755 size-full" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/good-lock-2018.png" width="728" height="410" /></a></p> <p>Samsung has been steadily building up the tool library for its Good Lock 2018 customization app since it arrived in <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/19/samsung-good-lock-2018-returns-lots-custom-ui-action-heres-can/">June of this year</a>. From replacing your navigation buttons with <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/15/samsung-good-lock-adds-navstar-along-updates-apps-apk-downloads/">adorable little animal emoji</a> to split-screen multitasking that<a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/24/samsung-good-lock-2018-gets-new-multistar-module-improved-split-screen-multitasking-apk-download/"> improves Android's native implementation</a>, Good Lock offers an impressive array of customization apps for Samsung users. Now, an app called Nice Catch has joined the Good Lock library, offering a vigilant digital watchman of your apps and what they're up to when you're not looking - but unfortunately committing an...

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Hurry up and snag 15% off eBay (up to a $100 discount) with this coupon

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/chrome_2018-12-28_14-53-05.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-535177" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/chrome_2018-12-28_14-53-05-728x394.png" alt="" width="668" height="362" /></a></p> <p>This year eBay has been aggressively pushing sitewide discount codes from 10-20% off, though the window to use them is short. Today we have another: 15% off up to a maximum $100 discount. The catch (and there <em>always</em> is at least one) is that you'll have to use it before 6:00 PM Pacific Time tonight.</p> <p><span id="more-535175"></span></p> <p>That's not the only exception, there's also a list of items like real estate, cars, gift cards, and currencies which are excluded from the discount, and you can only use the coupon on...

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Apple’s Latest Ad Is An Ode to the Colorful iPhone XR

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/12/28/apples-latest-ad-is-an-ode-to-the-colorful-iphone-xr/">Apple’s Latest Ad Is An Ode to the Colorful iPhone XR</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Netflix ditching iTunes billing for new customers

One notable provider missing in Apple’s TV app integration is Netflix. While you can still search for content from Netflix within the app, it will not keep track of watching history or suggest content for the Up Next feature. The company will be distancing itself from Apple even more soon. According to a report from […]

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