Android Phones

The best last-minute holiday gaming deals include a free copy of PUBG on Xbox

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is free with the purchase of an Xbox One X starting tomorrow<p>December is creeping closer to an end, which means Christmas is coming. If you don’t have your shopping done, it’s time to act fast. Retailers like GameStop, Amazon and eBay are offering pretty big discounts …

Nintendo Switch

New Google Maps feature will alert users when to get off the bus or train

SINGAPORE: Google Maps has rolled out a new feature that will send an app notification to users when it is time to get off the bus or train.<p>It is …

Google Maps

[Deal Alert] 64GB Moto Z (2016) is $349.99 ($350 off) at Amazon and B&H

We've seen a few discounts for the original Moto Z lately. The phone was $399.99 on Amazon back in September, and Motorola currently has it for …

Android News

Next year’s iPhones will get a huge head start on every Android phone

Apple isn’t able to meet iPhone X demand, as the phone remains sold out around the world, but there’s already talk about next year’s iPhones.<p>Apple …

Samsung

Motorola introduces 3 new 'Moto Mods' in India, will be available on Flipkart starting December 17

Lenovo owned Motorola has launched three new Moto Mods in India which are modular backplates that can be magnetically attached to Moto Z series …

Motorola Moto Z2 Force Lands On Vodafone UK

The Motorola Moto Z2 Force was announced back in July and now the handset is launching on mobile carrier Vodafone in the UK. The handset is now …

25 percent off Moto Mods at Best Buy for a limited time

So, you recently bought a Moto Z phone, huh? Maybe you got a free Moto Mod to go with it, but you haven’t really thought much to budget for more of …

Best Buy

Windows phone refugees may not find asylum on Android

Microsoft is pulling the plug on Windows 10 Mobile and users are wondering where they will hang their mobile hats next.With Android devouring the …

Windows Phone

Google finally gives more Android phones their own Assistant

Google is rolling out its personal AI Google Assistant to users with phones running older versions of its Android OS, finally giving more people the …

Google

Motorola's Z Series Makes Customization a Snap

A lot of Android phones claim to be different, but Motorola’s Z series backs up that claim. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, the Moto Z phones have something …

Phones

Google Assistant Now Works On Older Android Phones

This February Google finally brought the Google Assistant from the Pixel and Google Home to other Android devices, but they were newer products such …

Google

We need to talk about Android’s upgrade problem

Android and iOS have been doing battle ever since 2008, and in that time, there have been some long-running problems with both operating systems. The …

Android Lollipop

Less than 1 percent of Android phones are running Oreo

Android fragmentation! It's a problem as old as time itself. (Just kidding. But my gosh I've been writing about it for a long time.) Yesterday, Google released some fresh platform data explaining how many devices are running each version. Android 8.0, as you might expect, is struggling with a …

Mobile Technology

Check if Your Phone Can Stream HD Video from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video & Other Services

It recently came to light that a number of Android phones are unable to stream HD video through services like Netflix, Google Play Movies, and Amazon …

Gear & Gadgets

Just 0.5 Percent of Android Devices Run the Latest Version - ExtremeTech

By on December 12, 2017 at 1:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>There are billions of Android …

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Netflix Greece Offers Users Greek Language Support

Netflix has localised its service in Greece, providing local language support and enabling payment in euros in the country for the first time.The …

Netflix

Motorola Opens Moto Hub In Chennai

With a focus on strengthening offline retail presence, Motorola announced the expansion of ‘Moto Hubs’ in the southern region of India with the …

New app actually lets you use iMessage on Android phones

Remember when I helped a friend switch to Android but he only lasted three days without his iPhone because he couldn’t bear to “live life as a green …

iOS Apps

Deal: Motorola is discounting its phones by up to $150

With the holidays inching closer, the deals are heating up. We recently told you about Amazon putting some of its Prime Exclusive devices on sale and Verizon discounting the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL by $300. Now, Motorola is getting in on the action and slashing prices on its phones by up to …

Tablets

Best Video Calling Apps For Android

Video calling is one of the advanced ways to talk with others online. With the help of your smartphone or laptop and a video calling app, you can …

Google Duo

What a week: ATL Meltdown, New Bag Fees, SkyMiles Value, Bu-bye Alaska & Tons More News! - Renés Points

Photo credit: Steve Barnes<p>Is December ever boring in Deltaland? I don’t think so. Years ago we were “blessed” with C+ “side-grade” seats and to this …

Airlines

Congress Urged To Pass New Online Privacy Laws

The recent data breach at Equifax demonstrates that existing laws don't enable consumers to protect their private information, advocacy group Public …

Privacy

The company that makes chips for top Android phones announced its new model – here's what it means for Android phones in 2018

Qualcomm announced details of its new Snapdragon 845 mobile chip on Wednesday during its event in Hawaii, and it offers a good idea of what improvements and features we can expect from phones that will run on the new chips.<p>Timing-wise, Qualcomm expects the chip's release as soon as 2018, so we …

Mobile Technology

Android phones in 2018: Portrait pics on a single camera lens

A little like the Google Pixel 2, with a shot of AI.<p>The smartphone trend of two rear cameras for artistic portrait shots is so pervasive that even dirt-cheap budget phones sport dual lenses on the back. That could change next as early as next year as new chip technology from Qualcomm makes it …

Mobile Technology

Qualcomm just gave us a blueprint for how Android will beat the iPhone X next year

Qualcomm has finally given us all the details about Snapdragon 845, the latest and greatest in its long line of mobile processors. It’s significant …

Mobile Technology

The best holiday gifts for the Android lover in your life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Best Buy</i><p>Smartphone fanatics are pretty intense, and there's nothing they love more than geeky accessories for their phone of choice. …

Shopping

Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 845 detail

Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) releases details about its new Snapdragon 845 mobile phone chip, which will power high-end Android phones.<p>The Snapdragon 845 …

Business

Amazon punches, Google punches back over YouTube; consumers lose the fight

<b>Desktop, laptop, notebook, phone</b><p>We talked a bit recently about how one of the next uses for the modern smartphone might be to double as your main …

Star Trek

HQ's live trivia is coming to Android in time for the holidays

Since launching in August the HQ app has been attracting hundreds of thousands of players to its twice-daily live trivia games, but so far they're all playing on iPhones. Now, a tweet indicates that Android users will be able to get in on the action soon, since "HQ has a nice little stocking …

In-App Purchases

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 845 processor

The chip that will be in all of the major Android phones next year<p>Qualcomm today announced that its next flagship processor will be called the Snapdragon 845, the company said at its Snapdragon Tech Summit. The 845 is a direct successor to last year’s very popular Snapdragon 835, and it will likely …

Mobile Technology