Category: Android News

Android and chill: The Pixel and exclusivity

The Pixel, phone by Google. Exclusively for Verizon. Not really.

I’ve noticed something during the past week. There are plenty of people who think the Pixel is a Verizon exclusive. This isn’t an accident, I’m sure.

I have no idea what language is on whatever piece of paper Google and Verizon execs signed about the Pixel. I’m pretty certain it wasn’t a note scribbled on a bar napkin and had enough lawyers look at it to  [Read More…]

This weekend’s 10 best tech deals: Fugoo Style wireless speaker, Jaybirds, Moto 360 2nd gen. and Canon M3 mirrorless camera

Happy Saturday and welcome to the weekend edition of the AndroidGuys best tech deals and discount codes from around the web. We’re coming up on November real quickly which means holiday season is just around the corner. Historically some of the best deals occur before Black Friday so make sure you keep your eyes peeled for

Moto G4 Play review: Under priced

If there’s one thing Motorola has been great at doing since the original Moto G, it’s creating a great phone for a very great price. Even under new Lenovo ownership, the same holds true for the Moto G4 Play. If you’re looking for a great valued, brand new smartphone under $ 200, you can’t go wrong with

Camera comparison: Google Pixel XL vs. Galaxy S7 edge

Google has made a huge stride in camera quality, but can it take on Samsung head to head?

Though Google’s new Pixel phones have seriously impressive imaging that put its previous Nexus phones to shame, we have to remember that before they arrived it was well-observed that Samsung led the pack with the camera on the Galaxy S7 edge (and of course Galaxy S7 and Note 7).

Now that we’ve had a Pixel for a little  [Read More…]

A Guide To Waterproofing Your Google Pixel

So the Pixel’s not waterproof — there are workarounds!

For most people, the Google Pixel’s lack of waterproofing isn’t a total dealbreaker, and most folks will pick up a Pixel or Pixel XL without giving waterproofing a second thought.

Then there are those of us who have dropped our phones in the toilet at some point or have a loved one who has (like a certain writer’s wife), so we know the perils that can come  [Read More…]

Best Chromebook apps

Make the most of your Chromebook with these apps.

Your Chromebook is a safe, inexpensive, and simple portal the internet but it can do so much more. Whether you want to get productive, have a little fun or keep in touch you’ll find an app to help do it in the Chrome Web Store. Here’s the short — and ever-changing — list of ones we think you have to try.

Polarr Photo Editor Skype Office  [Read More…]

Add a thin case to your Nexus 6P for just $3.95 today!

Want to keep your Nexus 6P protected without adding a bulky case to it? Amzer’s Pudding TPU case is a great option to consider as it will just add a thin layer of protection to the phone and a bit of extra grip as well. Right now you can pick one up for just $ 3.95!

Best Smartphone, smartwatch and accessory deals of the week – OCT 22

As we’ve done for a while now, we’ve scoured the web for some of the best smartphone, smartwatch and accessory deals around. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a new flagship phone or a cheap accessory to enhance the functionality of the device you already have – there’s something for everyone. Check out the incredible deals below and be sure to share any additional deals you come across in the comments below.

Happy shopping!

Smartphones HTC 10 – $  [Read More…]

Editor’s Choice travel gear: What tech gadgets I brought on my trip across the Pacific

A few days ago I packed up and flew out for my much needed vacation in Maui. It’s only a six to eight hour flight from San Diego, but offers much needed relaxation, good food and incredible weather. The water is also incredibly warm and clear which is perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving. Even though

Nougat update now rolling out to the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus in India

Just yesterday, Moto G4 Plus customers in Brazil started receiving soak test invites for Android 7.0 Nougat. Motorola is now announcing the official Nougat rollout to the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus in India, following which the update will be available to devices globally.

Motorola’s release notes (via GSMArena) highlight all the new features in the Nougat update, including multi-window mode, changes to Android for Work, Doze on the Go, built-in Data Saver, improved notifications,  [Read More…]