Archive for September, 2017


The Best Sideload VR apps for Gear VR

Sideload VR offers apps and games not available through the Play Store.

If you’ve spent much time away from the Play Store looking for apps and games to play, then chances are you’ve already heard of Sideload VR. This app not only lets you load and play 3rd party applications, but it also has a small store of apps and games for you to check out. We spent some time finding the best of the best, and  [Read More…]

How do I unlock my T-Mobile phone?

Hate the game but not the player? Then leave your carrier behind and take your phone with you!

If you’re attached to your current phone but not T-Mobile, then you can unlock your phone and take it to another provider. You’ll just have to make sure it’s compatible with other networks. If you want to switch to Verizon, then you probably won’t have any luck with an unlocked phone; however, if you’re switching to AT&T you’ll have  [Read More…]

Alcatel Idol 5 for Cricket Wireless launches October 27 for $199

The Alcatel Idol 5 made its international debut recently, and now prepaid wireless carrier Cricket Wireless is gearing up to launch the handset in the US.

Cricket announced today that it will begin selling the Alcatel Idol 5 on October 27 for $ 199. For that price, owners will get an Android 7.0 Nougat smartphone which features a 5.2-inch 1080p HD display. There’s an octa-core Helio P20 processor under the hood, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of built-in storage, and the Idol 5 has a microSD card  [Read More…]

Huawei teases the Mate 10 with an AI-focused clip

The Huawei Mate 10 might not be a smartphone, but it will be packed with some pretty interesting AI tech.

Huawei is scheduled to host a press event in just a couple weeks on October 16 to unveil its Mate 10 flagship phone, and leading up to said event, Huawei has released a promo video to tout the Mate 10’s biggest feature – artificial intelligence.

Delivering the ultimate experience, going beyond smart, using the transformative power of  [Read More…]

Learn up to 22 new languages with this uTalk lifetime subscription

Learning a new language is a monumental feat, but in this modern, interconnected world, being able to converse in multiple languages is nothing but a boon. Learning aids are, however, generally quite expensive.

What you need is a learning aid that you can carry with you wherever you go, and one that won’t cost an arm and a leg. Right now, Android Central Digital Offers has four deals on four different uTalk packages. Instead of the regular price, you’ll get  [Read More…]

Adding music to Nanoleaf’s Aurora lights is a dream come true

This is a great first step toward the future of smart lighting.

My biggest complaint about smart lighting is that it doesn’t play nice with the other things in my life. I want the lights to dim and change colors to match what I see on the television, or flash along with my PS4 controller when something exciting happens in a game.

While we know there are a couple of companies eager to see this kind of  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active might be heading to T-Mobile

According to a new report, the AT&T exclusive Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will soon be making its way to T-Mobile customers.

For the past few years, Samsung’s release schedule for its major flagships has been pretty consistent. We get new entries in the Galaxy S lineup at the beginning of the year, an Active version of the new S phone on AT&T in the summer, and then the latest Note device. However, according to a new report, this year’s  [Read More…]

Google tipped to be working on an Amazon Echo Show rival

Google is playing catch-up with Amazon when it comes to the smart home devices, as the retail giant is currently dominating the market thanks to its extensive Echo family of products, which just received new additions yesterday. But soon the Google’s smart home device portfolio will be extended to include a few new devices including […]

Best ways to secure and unlock your Galaxy Note 8

Any method that keeps your Note 8 locked is a good way, but some are better than others.

We’ve said it a million times (and we really mean it): your personal information, financial details, address book, photos and all the rest of the “stuff” on your phone should only be seen by people you want to see it. That means you should pay attention to the things apps you install want to do with all of it,  [Read More…]