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Google Pixel 2 said to be the first to carry faster Snapdragon 836 chipset

We’ve been hearing rumors that Qualcomm plans to introduce an updated version of the Snapdragon 835 later this year. If you remember the Pixel and Pixel XL were the first to come bundling the Snapdragon 821, a faster version of the Snapdragon 820 last year and according to a report coming out of Fudzilla, history […]

6 awesome Google Home commands you may not know

These commands will help you get the most out of Google Home.

Google Home has tons of great features that allow you to keep better track of things. If you aren’t sure what it’s really capable of, or how to use it, then it can be hard to get started. That’s why we collected the six great commands you may not know about. These includes listening to music, checking your schedule, controlling your home, and more. We’ve  [Read More…]

Is this the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has been rumored for quite some time. The AT&T exclusive device has been spotted making an appearance with the Wi-Fi Alliance and dropped by Geekbench in the past few months, signaling an imminent release. While we’re waiting for the Galaxy S8 Active to make a debut into the real world, […]

Best tricks to fix YouTube’s most annoying features

YouTube is a simple service with a lot of not-so-simple problems to it.

It’s easy for YouTube to frustrate users because beneath the cat videos and endless comment sections are a lot of features that can really make or break your experience. You thought you turned off Autoplay, but it still seems to be turned on when you’re showing your family videos on the TV. You get notifications when people across the house are casting. Why? And  [Read More…]

Midnight Black OnePlus 5 with 8GB RAM is now ready for immediate dispatch

The Midnight Black OnePlus 5 will be shipped out immediately after you’ve ordered it.

OnePlus announced at the start of the year that one of its resolutions for 2017 was to tackle shipping delays by making its products available for immediate dispatch, which sees the company shipping a phone mere hours after you’ve placed the order.

The standard 6GB variant of the OnePlus 5 has been eligible for immediate dispatch in the U.S. for some time  [Read More…]

HTC U11 gets Alexa in the UK

App update brings Amazon’s virtual assistant to British U11 phones.

HTC has updated its Alexa app for the U11, bringing Amazon’s virtual assistant to UK models of the phone.

As we saw a week ago when the service launched in the U.S., the app effectively turns the HTC U11 into a portable Amazon echo, responding to voice commands, and living harmoniously alongside Google Assistant, which shipped on the phone at launch.

When it’s equipped with the HTC  [Read More…]

This is the Galaxy S8 Active

Leaked photos and answers from a person holding the unreleased phone tell us most of what we wanted to know.

If you wondering about the details surrounding the coming Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, buckle in because here’s most everything you could want to know about it. A user in the AC Forums has an AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active and posted some photos and answered some questions, only to go back and delete much of the information. (Android Police  [Read More…]

This is the Galaxy S8 Active

Leaked photos and answers from a person holding the unreleased phone tell us most of what we wanted to know.

If you wondering about the details surrounding the coming Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, buckle in because here’s most everything you could want to know about it. A user in the AC Forums has an AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active and posted some photos and answered some questions, only to go back and delete much of the information. (Android Police  [Read More…]

Two guys talk about the Galaxy Note 8 and stuff [#acpodcast]

With the announcement of the Galaxy Note 8‘s launch date, we break down all of the latest rumors and what we think Samsung needs to do to knock it out of the park. Looking back at three months with the Galaxy S8 gives us some perspective as well. We also have some quick takes on Google Play Protect, Android O’s Bluetooth improvements and YouTube’s strong-handed new filtering of some search results.

Show notes

Android is an open road, not a  [Read More…]

How to record your Gear VR gameplay

Recording and sharing your Gear VR gameplay is easier than you think.

So you’ve got your Gear VR, and you’ve been enjoying the games and apps you can access on it. The time has come to get your friends excited about VR, and share these awesome experiences. You might not know how to record your Gear VR gameplay so that you can share it online or with friends directly.

Well, we’ve got good news for you. There  [Read More…]