Android O is releasing on August 21st, countdown goes live

Android 8.0, most commonly known as Android O, has now undergone rigorous testing and four developer previews, so we are now approaching release time. This time around though, Google is not planning to simply take the wraps off a statue. A reveal event, where we’ll get the version name and the final release, is being held in NYC during Monday.

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Samsung Pay wants to bank in your pocket

Rumors are buzzing around the internet this morning about Samsung extending its proprietary mobile payment system beyond its own hardware borders. Samsung Pay, the Korean company’s own addition to the contact-less electronic transaction game, has traditionally only been available on its recent flagship devices, such as the Galaxy S and Note series. However, this could all change in the near future.

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