Android News

Google is pushing back some white Pixel 2 orders, offering a free Live Case as compensation

Shipping delays on Pixel phones are nothing new. It took months for Google to get out from under the backlog for the original Pixel. This time, the …

Google

Samung Galaxy S7 gets nod over Apple iPhone 8 according to Consumer Reports

In their latest round of reviews and recommendations for smartphones, <i>Consumer Reports</i> is recommending buyers choose the Samsung Galaxy S7 over the …

Samsung

Google is actively investigating reports of Pixel 2 XL display burn-in

Following the October debut of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, early reviews for the Pixel 2 XL began to call out issues with the display.<p>Google recently …

Google

Amazon wants you to read more with a huge sale on Kindle Unlimited and Kindle bundles

If you're getting ready to hibernate for the winter, you might as well keep your reading supply fresh.<p>Is this deal for me?<p>Amazon is celebrating the …

Amazon

Moto G5S Plus review: Too much of a good thing

This is Motorola's most prestigious budget phone, but you can do better.<p>You'd be forgiven for not paying close attention to the release of the Moto …

Phones

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Love You to Bits, What the Forecast?!!

very week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

Android Apps

Samsung launches the business friendly Galaxy Tab Active 2

The recently leaked Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 is now official, replacing the aging Galaxy Tab Active from three years ago and again targeting …

Samsung

Android Oreo could implement encrypted DNS queries

Privacy advocates may be in for a little reward from Android. New commits to the Android Open Source Project indicate that DNS over TLS may be coming …

Android Oreo

Best Leather Cases for Galaxy Note 8

Give your Note 8 a touch of class with a leather case.<p>The Galaxy Note 8 is a beautiful phone so it only makes sense to find a case that accents its …

Shopping

YouTube Music v2.04 introduces an all-red icon, will soon enable double-tap to seek [APK Teardown]

YouTube may be in the process of making some changes to its branding and style choices with some of its mobile apps. A few days ago, the YouTube …

Google

You Should Probably Buy a Set-top Box or Streaming Dongle, No Matter What TV You Have

Smart TV features are for the most part terrible, so if you’re looking to pipe Netflix or whatever service into your television, you’re best off …

Televisions

Essential keeps on struggling, drops Essential Phone price to $499

If you’ve already purchased an Essential Phone, you should probably just click out of this article and go do whatever else you have going on. There’s …

Essential Phone

How much longer do we fight for the headphone jack?

How much longer can we keep up this fight, and will it actually make any difference?<p>I love having a headphone jack on my phone. Even though I don't …

Headphones

'Pay with Google' is now live for select retailers and apps, more coming soon

At Google I/O back in May, the company announced the Google Payment API, It promised a new way to pay in apps or online with any debit or credit card …

Google

Tronsmart Edge 20,000mAh portable charger review: Fast charging on the go

Tronsmart is well known for their portfolio of accessories. From Bluetooth headphones and speakers to lightning cables and screen protectors, they’re …

Gear & Gadgets

Chromecast Ultra delivers the best casting experience with Daydream

All Chromecasts are not created equal, especially when it comes to Daydream.<p>Google's latest update to the Daydream VR platform includes an exciting …

Technology

Pay With Google aims to speed up online checkout

If you buy things online, Google wants to make your process a bit faster.<p>Today Google officially announced Pay With Google. The idea is that users …

Google

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 shows up at TENAA with 5.99-inch 18:9 display

Xiaomi's upcoming budget phone will feature an 18:9 display with thin bezels.<p>The Redmi Note 4 turned out to be one of the most popular devices in the …

Tablets

Sony Xperia XZ1

Phones in 2017 have bezel-less displays, at least two cameras, fast processors, displays that have more pixels than you need, and so on. But while …

Phones

You can now ask Google Home to play news videos on your TV

The Google Home doesn't have a display of its own, but it's becoming very good at controlling other screens around your house. You can start playback …

Google Home

Essential drops the price of the Essential Phone to $499

If you missed the limited time promotion from Best Buy that saw a $100 discount applied to the Essential Phone, the company behind the smartphone has …

Essential Phone

Common Movies Anywhere problems and how to fix them

Movies Anywhere is a new and growing service, and it isn't anywhere near perfect yet. Here are the issues and bugs with Movies Anywhere and how to …

Disney Movies

Sony Xperia XZ Premium is getting Android 8.0 Oreo starting today

A few days ago, Sony Xperia XZ Premium owners may have seen news about the promised Android 8.0 Oreo release for their phone. According to Xperia …

Tablets

Made for Google website launches to help you find official accessories

Google has launched a new site that will help you specifically find accessories approved for Google devices. These aren’t Google-made accessories, …

Google

Essential Phone gets a $200 price drop to $499

The Essential Phone now has a more palatable starting price.<p>The Essential Phone didn't have an easy go of things in its first few weeks on the …

Phones

Google Photos isn't showing recently backed up images for some

Google Photos is probably one of the most renowned products the company has ever made. But, right now some people are having a bit of trouble with …

Google

T-Mobile's Galaxy S8 Active passes through the FCC

A rugged and long-lasting Galaxy S8 is making its way to T-Mobile customers.<p>Each year since the Galaxy S4, Samsung has released an "Active" variant …

Samsung

SmartThings Link turns your Shield TV into a complete home automation hub

Shield TV with Google Assistant just got a lot smarter.<p>The NVIDIA Shield TV is the best 4K streaming box you can buy. It has crazy specs with the …

Automation

Weekend poll: What do you consider to be 'good' battery life?

Battery life is a highly subjective thing. For some, getting 3-4 hours of screen-on time is more than adequate, others don't consider anything short …

Batteries

HMD Global is launching a new Nokia phone in India on October 31

The Nokia 7 could make its way to India next week.<p>India is one of HMD Global's largest markets, and the company is getting ready to launch a new …

Mobile Technology