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4GB RAM Asus Zenfone 2 heading to India via FlipKart, release date set for April 23

The Asus Zenfone 2 is heading to India this month, a product page has appeared on the popular e-commerce retailer FlipKart. Importantly, it’s the top of the range model that will be going on sale, featuring a Full HD 1080p display, the faster Intel Atom Z3580 processor and 4GB of RAM.<p>The Zenfone 2 …

Mobile

Build A High Quality 1080p/60fps Gaming PC For $750 (Benchmarks Included)

In 2015 we’ve explored building your own compact, budget 1080p gaming PC. Now it’s time to lower the difficulty and ramp up the power with a new DIY $750 build, a quiet gaming system that finds Nvidia and AMD joining forces to deliver an awesome balance between performance and price. What kind of …

What was the best and worst of CES 2015? (Post and Podcast)

While the Friday Debate is a long tradition for Android Authority now, we’ve also felt that there are plenty of ways to improve the format. Recently began integrating community comments into our weekly post, which has received quite a bit of positive feedback. Now we’re taking things a step further …

CES

How would you use a 320GB smartphone?

We live in a world where everything is available “on the cloud”. We have more online storage options that I can count. Streaming radio is not only so …

CES 2015: 25 new products and technologies worth talking about

From battery-swapping scooters and people-sensing drones to action cams, virtual reality headsets and smart beds for kids<p>In many ways, this year’s CES technology show in Las Vegas is business as usual. Devices are getting thinner, a new acronym is spawned every minute, and every company is …

CES

15 best Android launcher apps of 2018!

Android launcher apps have long been an integral part of the Android experience. If you don’t like the way your home screens look or act, you can simply download an app to change all of it. There is no doubt that Android launcher apps have a far more diverse set of features than any other genre of …

Apps

Google Play Store vs iOS App Store, who owns what?

As reluctant as Apple was in allowing third party applications to run on the iPhone, the decision to create the App Store for iOS has proven to be …

How to fix your iPhone or iPad's Home button: The ultimate guide

Broken Home button? Here's the fix.iPhone Home buttons keep getting more resilient and more reliable — on the iPhone 7, it's not even a button at …

What does Android’s possible switch to ART mean for Xposed and other apps?

When the Android runtime (ART) was first introduced with KitKat late last year, many folks praised the move, as the new runtime brought with it the promise of a faster and more fluid Android experience. At the time the runtime was billed as a experimental feature and that meant it was far from …

The World of Japanese Vending Machines

For decades now, Japanese vending machines have served up an array of interesting, mundane, and useful things. Things like manga. Or bread in a can. …

Android isn’t the awkward teenager it once was

I remember sitting on my bed watching one of the first hands-on videos of the HTC Hero and dying to get my hands on one. It was just days from …

The iPhone effect: NTT Docomo rides Apple’s smartphone past its rivals

If you’re a carrier, there’s nothing quite like that first quarter after you land the iPhone for the first time. Ask Verizon(s vz)(s vod), Sprint(s …

15 best antivirus apps and best anti-malware apps for Android!

Antivirus Android apps remain one of the most popular types of applications on Android. Generally, you don’t need an antivirus app if you play it safe, only download apps from the Play Store, and keep your security settings enabled. However, there are those who like to take a walk on the wild side …

Apps

CES 2014: Laptops to get Intel 3D depth sensing cameras

<b>Intel has said that laptops featuring 3D-camera technology developed by the chipmaker will go on sale this year.</b><p>It said seven firms would release products that contained its software and hardware, which would be indentified by the RealSense brand.<p>At a press conference in Las Vegas, Intel showed how …

CES

How to use Android – Navigation, shortcuts, folders, and more [Back to Basics]

Welcome to Part two of our “What is Android? Back to Basics series, where we attempt to help you find your way around your new Android smartphone or tablet. You don’t need to be a computer scientist, but the numerous features and abilities of this OS do take some getting used to. In Part one, we …

Apps

New Water-Repellant Surface Destroys Water

Damn near everything is water-resistant, but water-repellant is quickly replacing it as top dog in the crusade to avoid water at all costs. A new …

Gear & Gadgets

The gentle art of cracking passwords

<b>On the internet, the most popular colour is blue, at least when it comes to passwords.</b><p>If you are wondering why, it is largely because so many popular websites and services (Facebook, Twitter and Google to name but three) use the colour in their logo. That has a subtle impact on the choices people …

Information Systems

What are you thankful for in the world of Android? What made your life better in the past year?

In this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss the developments in the world of technology that made us a bit happier this year. While not all of us celebrate Thanksgiving and most of our readers are from outside the US, we thought that now it’s a good time to talk about the things we’re grateful …

7 Reasons Why Curved Phones Will Be Awesome | Trusted Reviews

One word describes the overwhelming reaction that greeted the Samsung Galaxy Round and LG G Flex: <i>meh</i>. Their curved designs have been described as …

Android: 10 hidden features

Android smartphones are used by millions of people worldwide, but how many of us know the little tricks and hidden features they are capable of? Radhika Sanghani compiles a top 10<p><b>1. Google Maps</b><p>If you’re lost and without wifi or data, you can still use Google Maps. The system is available offline …

Google Maps