Samsung Galaxy S5

Cell Phone 'Exploded,' Burned NJ Woman As She Watched TV: Lawsuit

The woman tossed the phone into the sink and ran water to douse the flames. Her husband vomited after inhaling smoke, according to a suit.<p>A New …

Galaxy Note

eBay JUSTRELAX code gets you 20% off select electronics – highlights are here!

Yesterday, eBay ran a deal that nabbed you 15 percent off pretty much everything on its shelves. If you didn’t take advantage of that offer, don’t worry! There’s a new deal that starts today and lasts throughout the upcoming Labor Day weekend.<p>This new deal gets you 20 percent off select items from …

Samsung Galaxy

Costco is already taking $500 off the Galaxy Note 9, no 24-month contract required

The Galaxy Note 9 is now available for everyone to buy and as per tradition, there’s already a boatload of carrier promotions available. The …

Galaxy Note

Costco's Galaxy Note 9 Deal Will Save You Up To $500 No Contract Required

One of the biggest smartphone launches so far this year has been the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. When the smartphone went on sale last week, we ran down …

Samsung Galaxy S7

Wildfire Safety: Mapping Apps Help Monitor, Track Fallout

Two mapping apps are helping tourists and impacted residents deal with the effects of increasingly large and frequent wildfires.<p><b>For those who play</b> …

Outdoors Gear

Online phone store warned for using price discounts

Amaysim Operations Pty Ltd, trading as Buy Mobile, has been warned by the Commission for the unsubstantiated claims it made about discounts on the …

Mobile

View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack

Experience Virtual Reality with the New View-Master! The View-Master Virtual Reality viewer is your portal to immersive, virtual reality adventures …

Virtual Reality

HOPE XII: A FOSS Operating System for e-Readers

Free and open source software (FOSS) was a recurring theme during many of the talks during the HOPE XII conference, which should probably come as no …

Open Source Movement

LineageOS gets new features, a new custom recovery, and new leadership

• The LineageOS development team posted a blog post today with a ton of news and updates.<br>• The LineageOS team has a new director, there’s a new Lineage Recovery, and new devices now support LineageOS 15.1.<br>• As usual, the team also posted the new features and updates to the LineageOS system.<p>The team …

Scott Brown

The Android Authority Podcast is back! Here are four new episodes to celebrate!

If you haven’t heard already, the Android Authority Podcast is back! Today, July 20, we’re releasing four brand new episodes, so load up those podcast players and start listening!<p>You can also subscribe here: RSS Feed | iTunes | Stitcher | SoundCloud | Direct Download<p>We’ll bring all-new episodes out …

Android Phones

The real reason a lot of you want another Samsung Galaxy S5

We’ve been talking about smartphone industrial design over the last week or so, and a big point raised over and over is that the last of the major plastic backed devices, the Samsung Galaxy S5, remains “the best phone Samsung ever made.”<p>Well, according to your comments anyway.<p>“If there was a …

Phones

The 5 worst things about the OnePlus 6

Article Contents<p>There's a lot to like about the OnePlus 6. It looks great, its got that genius alert slider, and it charges really fast. It isn't …

Android News

Netgear’s 802.11ac Wi-Fi Router tackles pesky network dead zones at $30 shipped

Amazon offers the Netgear AC750 802.11ac Wi-Fi Range Extender for <b>$29.99 shipped</b> when <i>clipping the on-page coupon</i>. That’s good for a $10 discount from the going rate, matches our previous mention and is the lowest it has sold for this year. If you’re not ready to upgrade your network with a mesh …

Wi-Fi

Download LineageOS 15.1 for Xiaomi Mi A1, Samsung Galaxy S5, ZenFone 2, Xperia XA2, Lenovo P2, & OPPO R5/R5s/R7+/R7s

LineageOS 15.1 is now officially available for a bunch of new devices including the Xiaomi Mi A1, Samsung Galaxy S5 (multiple variants), ASUS ZenFone …

Mobile

26 Super-Cute Phone Cases You Need In Your Life

Make sure your #1 accessory is just as cute as the rest of your outfit with these awesome phone cases.<p>Make sure your #1 accessory is just as cute as …

iPhone 5

Amazon’s most popular Wi-Fi range extender is only $35 right now

If you’re looking to eliminate a few pesky Wi-Fi dead spots in your home wireless network, today is your lucky day. The NETGEAR EX3700 WiFi Range …

Tech Trends

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon chips will power next-gen budget phones

Qualcomm may have just launched the new Snapdragon 700 series a few months ago, but that doesn’t mean it’s slowing down in the release of budget and …

Nextgen

Comments of the Week: Galaxy S5 love, Russian hackers, and comment edits

<b>Buongiorno</b>, <i>Android Authority</i> readers! Right now I’m on vacation in Italy (Florence, to be exact), but I took some time out from eating gelato and pasta to whip up the weekly edition of Comment Authority for you all! <b>Prego</b> (that means “you’re welcome”). While I’ve been gone, there’s been some</b> …

Scott Brown

'Seasoned criminal' who cheated multiple victims in credit card, online scams gets 5 years' jail

SINGAPORE: A woman who was labelled a "serial cheater who constantly expanded her criminal repertoire" by the prosecution was on Thursday (Jun 21) …

Crime

Behind bars for thefts that included stealing just 40 PENCE

A thief who stole just 40 PENCE during one of his crimes is now serving around five months behind bars.<p>As well as the petty theft in Coventry on May …

Crime

PowerCore 20100

<i></i>Can I use a different USB cable rather than the cable that comes with the PowerCore 20100 Portable Charger?Yes, you can use other cables. However, …

Gear & Gadgets

Throwback: When Samsung had terrible design

Samsung is a leader in Android smartphone design. The company makes high-end devices that deserve their asking prices. It isn’t afraid to try new innovations, and after many lessons it’s also careful not to alienate fans. The Galaxy S9 phones introduced plenty of new features, but it also took the …

Galaxy Note

We asked, you told us: Metal vs Glass, so why did Plastic get you talking?

Do you prefer smartphones made of glass or metal? It was an innocent question, a response to what we’re seeing as a current trend around the smartphone industry, as flagships – possibly even including the coming Pixel 3 – go for all glass front and back, leaving the days of metal behind.<p>And those …

Phones

North Korea’s ruling elites love the iPhone, sanctions be damned

In one of the many staged photographs of Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea appears seated at a desk beside what looks like an iMac computer.<p>Given the harsh sanctions placed against North Korea by the United Nations and individual countries, including the US, one might suspect the machine is …

North Korea

North Korea Relies on American Technology for Internet Operations

<i>Click here to download the complete analysis as a PDF.</i><i>Scope Note: Insikt Group examined North Korea’s technology architecture by analyzing</i> …

Designing Backgrounds

Once the most important part of any website design, the background of a site can be used in many ways to help create a better user experience.Today, …

Web Design

The 9 Best MicroSD Cards on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy (like</i> <i>pillows</i><i>), but as much as we’d like to,</i> …

Shopping

The 8 Best Water Bottles and Carriers to Buy in 2018 for Running

Staying hydrated while running is always important, especially when running in the heat. But figuring out how to carry your water and sports drinks …

Cycling

What Is VoLTE and How Does HD Calling Work With It?

VoLTE, also known as Voice over Long Term Evolution, is a communications service that uses the 4G LTE network to provide voice calling. It is …

Telecoms

How the price of OnePlus phones changed over the years

The new OnePlus 6 is the company’s first flagship over the $500 mark and $50 over the earlier OnePlus 5T, but is it worth it? How does the phone compare to previous generations?<p>The price hike to $529 for the 64GB OnePlus 6 sparked debate around OnePlus’ tagline “affordable” flagships. The company …

Phones