Archive for November, 2016

Netflix now allows you to download videos for offline viewing

Netflix has updated its mobile application to allow for users to download videos for offline viewing.

Android Pay now available in New Zealand

Android Pay has arrived in New Zealand!

New Zealand is the latest country to receive support for Android Pay. New Zealanders who bank through the Bank of New Zealand can add their Flexi Debit Visa to their phone via the Android Pay app, then pay for gas, food and more at a number of popular businesses using just their phone.

There are several New Zealand businesses that support Android Pay — whether you’re looking to grab  [Read More…]

Turtle Beach Ear Force i60 Wireless DTS Surround Sound Headset are a mobile gamer’s BFF (Deal of the Day)

What kind of mobile gamer are you? If you’re like some of us, you like to pick up casual games that can be played in short bursts and then left for a few days. If you’re like others here, there’s nothing better than spending a few hours on a first person shooter or racing game.

How to download offline content from Netflix

How do I watch my favorite Netflix content offline?

Commuters rejoice! Netflix has added the option to download their content to your phone or tablet via the Netflix app. Not everything on Netflix is currently available for offline viewing, but there’s a decent selection available for download right now.

Once downloaded, you’ll be able to avoid using your data to play shows while using public transit, and also able to watch your favorite Netflix shows or  [Read More…]

OnePlus 3 now has Nougat beta available to flash

The time has come for adventurous OnePlus 3 owners. OnePlus has released a beta build that’s built on Android 7.0 Nougat for the OP3 and you can download it right now.

Unfortunately, there will be no OTA for beta users. You’re going to have to flash the Nougat update yourself, and there will be no flashing back without wiping data. And of course there’s always the fact that it’s a beta, and so it won’t be fully stable and will have bugs (like Android  [Read More…]

Get some cityscape on your home screen with these wallpapers

Not all of us get to zip around the world seeing amazing cities.

That doesn’t mean we can’t witness and savor the beauty of other cities and their lovely skylines around the world. Cityscapes have been popular wallpapers for a reason: they’re gorgeous, and they add sophistication to a home screen. They inspire us to expand our horizons. They let us escape our own drab little corners of the world for somewhere new, fun, and exotic.  [Read More…]

Moto Z may get a Google Tango Moto Mod in 2017

Let’s Tango, Moto.

Right now, Google Tango is a great idea trapped inside mediocre hardware. As we saw in Lenovo’s Phab 2 Pro, there is a lot of potential in the camera-reliant augmented reality technology, but right now there’s really no reason for a consumer to invest in it.

Motorola, Lenovo’s mobile-focused subsidiary, plans to change that in 2017 with a Google Tango Moto Mod, according to company president Aymar de Lencquesaing, speaking to a  [Read More…]

Google’s latest Santa Tracker arrives with new game and visual redesign

Get in the spirit of the season.

Google’s yearly refresh of its Santa Tracker always brings some new fun and a fresh take on the Santa story, and the 2016 iteration is now available in Google Play and on the web. As always, the Santa Tracker app and website bring tons of interactive activities and games to help kids pass the time while waiting for Santa to arrive.

Alongside a full slate of simple  [Read More…]

Save big with these promos and discounts for Verizon

Time to purchase a new smartphone? Is this an upgrade from an existing device? We want to help you out either way. To save you money, we’ve gathered up all of the promotions we could find from Verizon. Regardless of where you’re thinking of going for service, or what phone you are looking to pick up,

Energy Bar is a much cooler way of checking your Android’s battery level

Let’s face it, looking at your notification and status bar for checking the battery level is boring. Truthfully, things haven’t changed much in that area over the last few years. Sure, some OEMs are building in things to display exact percentages and others offer widgets with battery status. But, by and large, looking at your phone