Category: Android News


Today’s best tech deals: Nexus 6P with free Garmin vivofit

B&H Photo is running a sweet deal on the Nexus 6P. Not only is it on sale, but you can also get a free Garmin vivofit activity tracker with a purchase. The Nexus 6P is still one of our favorite phones as it is unlocked, compatible with any network including Verizon and Project Fi, and

Best minimalist cases for Samsung Galaxy Note 5

What’s the best thin, minimalist case for Galaxy Note 5?

Don’t hide the light of your beautiful Samsung Galaxy Note 5 behind a thick case. Let it shine with a minimalist cover that shows it off and protects it at the same time. Here are our favorites.

Samsung Glossy Cover Ringke Fusion Crystal Clear case Spigen Liquid Crystal case Poetic Affinity case RhinoShield CrashGuard case Incipio Octane Pure Carrying case

Samsung Glossy Cover

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Sharing purchases on Google Play now available with Family Library

Google on Wednesday announced that it is now letting users share content purchased via the Play Store with other users. Called Google Play Family Library, it allows a single account holder to share purchases with up to six others members of a family. According to Google, eligible content includes apps, games, movies, TV shows, and books. Moreover, this

Howl at the moon these wolfish wallpapers

Don’t let your home screen fall into a rut — switch out your wallpaper!

You don’t have to pull out a complex new theme like Spider-Man to bring a breath of fresh air to your home screen. A new wallpaper can do wonders, and launchers like Action Launcher can re-theme your entire home screen around a good wallpaper. In our effort to help brighten your device — and maybe your day — we’re compiling some wallpapers  [Read More…]

Square Enix’s Mobius Final Fantasy is coming the U.S. and we got a sneak preview!

Get your RPG fix on the go with Mobius Final Fantasy!

It’s an exciting time for North American fans of the Final Fantasy franchise. While we eagerly awaiting the release of Final Fantasy XV on PS4 and Xbox One (due in late September), publisher Square Enix is providing the world with something to whet their appetite in the meanwhile with the International release of Mobius Final Fantasy on August 3. Released exclusively in Japan last summer,  [Read More…]

HERE Maps rebrands to HERE WeGo, adds new features

HERE Maps, the mobile mapping app that was sold by Nokia to a group of car companies in late 2015, has released a major update for Android in the Google Play Store. It also includes a name change to HERE WeGo.

Why the name change? In a blog post, HERE says:

On the name change. ‘HERE Maps’ was a bit too generic, we think. Too similar to a bunch of other, lesser apps. And the  [Read More…]

Save a massive 80% on these JBL on-ear headphones today!

Newegg is currently offering the JBL Synchros S300 headphones for just $ 30, which happens to be an 80% savings. Normally priced at $ 149, this $ 120 discount makes theese professional sounding headphones way more affordable. These on-ear headphones have a removable cable that has a 3 button remote and mic in-line, and the ability to be collapsed to transport them without damaging them or worrying of a tangled cable.

If you are in the  [Read More…]

Blu Studio Touch review: yet another unlocked $100 phone worth a look

When it comes to the topic of reviewing a phone that carries a retail price of roughly $ 100, it’s easy to view them in a favorable light. How can something that doesn’t cost all that much ultimately disappoint? Surely, it’s worth the price tag, right? As it turns out, there are instances where you can

Pokémon Go Plus accessory won’t arrive until September

Nintendo UK has announced that the Pokémon Go Plus accessory won’t be arriving until September. The company confirmed the delay in a Twitter response, thanking trainers for their patience. The small device can be deployed by players for $ 34.99 to help them detect and catch Pokémon.

The accessory aids players in slinging Pokéballs at virtual Pokémon as they head out the front door and explore their surroundings.

The #PokemonGO Plus accessory will  [Read More…]

How to recover deleted text messages on Android

How do I recover deleted text messages on Android?

Sure, there are many sites that claim to offer recovery services, but you’d need to be running a rooted device. As noted by AC’s Jerry Hildebrand, Android has used TRIM on the internal storage since 2012, so deleted data is constantly being overwritten. Chances are, unless you acted immediately after deleting the messages, they will be gone forever, in short order.

But if you want to make  [Read More…]