Android News

The U.S. smartphone industry has an LG problem

LG needs to rebuild, but it may be too late.<p>A few years ago, I was in New York for the launch of the LG G3. It was the first phone I'd touched with a …

Technology

Google’s Family Link app will help you monitor your child’s online activity

Worrying about how long your child is staring at a display for, and what sort of apps they are using is a fear that most parents endure. Google has …

Technology

Xiaomi's 50-inch Mi TV 4A offers 4K HDR for just $375

Xiaomi's latest Mi TV packs a punch.<p>By now, you should be familiar with Xiaomi's obsessive focus on quality and value for money. That's what allowed …

Tablets

2018 is the year TVs became really interesting again

For all the buzzwords surrounding television, I’ve feel like TVs have been kind of <i>boring</i> for a while. I’ve attended CES four years in a row, and it seemed each event basically refreshed the same basic units with only mildly tangible improvements. Sure, I’d ogle at the bombastic displays setups and …

Android TV

Amazon's Alexa app now supports voice commands

If you happen to enjoy Amazon‘s Alexa digital assistant but have been wanting support for voice commands on your Android device, the wait is now over.<p>…

Amazon

These are all the Android One phones available today

Here's what you need to know about the current wave of Android One phones.<p>The first iteration of the Android One program turned out to be a failure …

Technology

New Galaxy S9 hardware details rumored

In a new article from <i>ETNews</i> in Korea, several details regarding hardware and specs for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus were …

Samsung

7 Innovations that are About to Change Life at Home

Last week over 180,000 people from around the world descended onto the Las Vegas Convention Center to see the latest ideas in consumer tech at CES — …

Las Vegas Convention Center

Android TV arrives on a Chromecast-esque 4K HDR form factor with the CCC Air Stick

Android TV has exploded, basically out of nowhere, in popularity this year. We saw it all over the place at CES 2018, and that expansion is continuing as well. Recently, a Japanese manufacturer has released a new HDMI stick running Google’s OS.<p>The CCC Air Stick TV is a compact HDMI stick form …

Android TV

A Few Reasons Why I Subscribe To Amazon Prime

Wait — aren't you signed up for Amazon Prime at birth? That's how it works, right?<p>I don't remember when I first signed up for Amazon Prime. Sorry, …

Amazon

OnePlus confirms up to 40,000 users affected by credit card breach

Things just went from bad to worse real quick.<p>On Monday, January 15, OnePlus announced on its forums that some customers had reported fraudulent …

Technology

Mum who set up school crossing after lollipop lady retired told to stop by council

<b>A mum who set up her own school crossing after the local lollipop lady retired has been ordered by a council to stop helping the children cross the</b> …

Android Lollipop

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Discogs, Fleksy

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found …

Apps

The cheapest way to watch AMC online

With original shows like <i>The Walking Dead</i>, <i>Preacher</i>, <i>Better Call Saul</i>, and <i>The Son</i>, it’s no wonder you want to watch AMC online. Formerly known as …

Televisions

Google Now is being left to wither and die as Google Assistant takes the focus

One of Google's standout features has been left to die, and that's sad to see.<p>Google Now used to be <i>really</i> useful. It used to be so good that I <b>only</b> …

Google

[Opinion] Let’s face it: Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro was always doomed in the US

Huawei had the wind at their back and was planning a coup d’état of the US smartphone market with the Mate 10 Pro. It’s an excellent device, and AT&T …

Huawei

HyperDrive is a combo USB-C hub, stand, and Qi charger on Kickstarter (and it's already funded)

Usually, we aren't too into Kickstarter stuff here at AP. No small number of crowdfunded endeavors have failed to materialize in the past, and too …

Gear & Gadgets

Honor 9 Lite: Hands-on and first impressions

With Honor 9i, Honor 7X, and Honor View 10 launched within last few months, Honor is on a spree of sorts. But the company is in no mood to take a break (or lets us take one!). After an eventful December that saw the launch of Honor 7X and Honor View 10, within the first month of 2018, Honor has …

Tablets

T-Mobile tops JD Power wireless customer care rankings, Sprint a distant fourth place

T-Mobile has un-carried itself back to the top of J.D. Power's customers care rankings for full-service wireless carriers. The latest survey, which …

Customer Service

LG patent filing envisions foldable smartphones

We have watched over the years as smartphone displays have increased in size, and starting last year, we watched as bezels shrank. The next big thing …

Patents

Bring new life to your aging tech with this $10 Aukey Bluetooth receiver

Bring your old tech to the current day.<p>As the year's pass technology continues to adopt Bluetooth, but if you have some older gear hanging around you …

Amazon has raised its monthly Prime subscription to $12.99

With more than 4 million new subscribers signing up to its Prime delivery and video service during the holiday season, it seems that Amazon is …

Amazon

Top 10 New Android Games This Week: Morze Path, Jellynauts

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but …

[TA Deals] Save 95% on the Microsoft Excel + Advanced Excel bundle

Microsoft Excel is very important in many businesses and career roles, so why not get better at it? That’s exactly what our highly discounted …

Microsoft Excel

Essential Phone touchscreen latency fix to land alongside Android 8.1, says company

When I wrote <i>MobileSyrup</i>‘s Essential Phone re-visit back in December, one of the ongoing issues I noted with the phone was touchscreen latency. With …

Android Oreo

Android Wear 2.8 update includes darker background, better notification glanceability

If you are using an Android Wear smartwatch, a new update being rolled out now will add a couple new worthwhile features to your device.<p>Android Wear …

Wearable Tech

Amazon to raise cost of monthly Prime membership by $2 in February

A bad deal gets worse.<p>If you're paying monthly instead of annually for your Amazon Prime membership, it's going to cost you a bit more each month. …

Amazon

Hands-on: Unnotification brings back your last dismissed notification

Android has a native way to see a log of the notifications you receive, but it's quite hidden from most eyes. To access it, you need to add a widget, …

Apps

Top 5 VR180 videos you can watch on YouTube with Daydream

The best of YouTube VR180<p>From live performances to pre-recorded films, you have plenty of options for the types of videos available in virtual …

Teen Choice Awards

Razer Phone 2 may launch in August alongside Project Linda

One piece of hardware that was demonstrated at CES 2018 earlier this month was Project Linda from Razer. Project Linda is a shell that functions as …

Razer