Archive for May, 2018


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If you want to be the first to know when Amazon’s Prime Day 2018 is taking place, this is the absolute best way to do it. Amazon will likely announce the official date in the coming weeks, and then the leaks begin.

From tips and tricks to help get you ready ahead of time to maximizing your savings during the event, you’ll want this info delivered right to your inbox. The team at Thrifter eats,  [Read More…]

The $213 Piper Minecraft Raspberry Pi kit will teach kids valuable skills

Amazon has the Piper Minecraft Raspberry Pi Computer Kit on sale for $ 213.03, which is the lowest this has been all year. It typically would run you almost $ 300.

With this kit, your child can solve puzzles in the Raspberry Pi edition of Minecraft by building their very own computer from start to finish. Once that’s done, they can keep building power-ups within the game by using physical controls, switches, buttons, and lights. It’s perfect for  [Read More…]

Best OnePlus 6 Cases

Keep your new phone safe with a quality case.

The OnePlus 6 is the latest from the company that always delivers top-notch hardware and software at a reasonable price.

Their mantra is “Never Settle”, which also applies to buying accessories because you should never settle for a damaged device — especially with many great case options available right at launch. OnePlus offers some great cases made in-house, but we’ve also outlined a few quality third-party cases.

Let’s  [Read More…]

California Senate passes a vote to bring net neutrality laws to the state

There’s even a rule that’s stricter than what the FCC previously had in place.

Although the FCC’s repeal of Net Neutrality is set to go into effect on June 11, that hasn’t stopped other government officials from doing what they can to ensure the internet remains free and open for everyone.

Photo by Credo Action.

Most recently, the California Senate passed a bill that would bring back Net Neutrality laws across the entire state. The bill  [Read More…]

Blu Pure View review

Powered by Android 7.0 Nougat, the Blu Pure View is an entry-level phone that closely resembles other devices from the phone maker. It’s a good option for GSM users on a budget, but some of the shortcomings might hang a few buyers up.

The post Blu Pure View review appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Random Android bug shows your recent texts if you search ‘the1975..com’

Oh my hair smells like chocolate.

As awesome as technology is, it’s not uncommon for bugs/glitches to pop up every now and then. If just the slightest thing goes awry, a multitude of unexpected things can happen. Most recently, Android users have been discovering a particularly odd one that causes your recent texts to show up when searching for very specific words on Google Search.

First spotted by a few Redditors over Memorial Day weekend in the  [Read More…]

A lifetime of Ivacy VPN can be yours for just $39.99

Enjoy P2P file-sharing with complete anonymity and blazing fast speeds with Ivacy VPN. With a lifetime subscription to this highly-reviewed service, you can unblock and enjoy buffer-less HD streaming of your favorite movies, TV shows, and sports events.

The post A lifetime of Ivacy VPN can be yours for just $ 39.99 appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Google Pixel Buds: Everything you need to know!

Can these Bluetooth earbuds really be worth $ 159?

Google’s Pixel Buds were one of the under-the-radar announcements back at Google’s late-2017 launch event. With the Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Home Mini, Home Max and new services, a pair of Bluetooth earbuds kind of got lost in the shuffle. But with so many Android phones dropping the headphone jack, people are looking for a good pair of high-end Bluetooth headphones more often than ever — and now Google’s  [Read More…]

Hot Take: LG V35 ThinQ (Podcast)

Scott and Andrew break down the V35 ThinQ, the latest smartphone from LG. Who is the target audience? What exactly is LG up to with all of these different devices? Is there too much going on in a short period of time? Tune in to find out what we think of the new device.

The post Hot Take: LG V35 ThinQ (Podcast) appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Google Lens is now available via the default camera app for some phones

Smart Text Selection and Style Match are also rolling out.

Google announced quite a few new features for Google Lens at its I/O conference in early May, and now the company’s confirmed that those are now rolling out to Android users everywhere.

The two big features for Lens are Style Match and Smart Text Selection, with the former allowing you to scan various objects around you and show things that are similar to it. For example, scanning  [Read More…]