Category: Android News

Push-to-talk: Remember when phones were walkie-talkies?

Gather round kids, and I’ll tell you a tale of a time before text messaging was so ubiquitous, a time where a phone call was so easy, it only took one button… and man, it could be annoying. Not the tech, the people.

I’m Michael Fisher, AKA MrMobile, and I relived the glory days of flip phones and push-to-talk (so you didn’t have to). Join me as I recollect what was great about this feature, what people did to  [Read More…]

Verizon celebrates Presidents’ Day with $30 off Daydream View, UE Roll 2 for $49 and more

Verizon currently has a variety of its accessories on sale in celebration of Presidents Day. From wearables to Bluetooth accessories, portable batteries to VR viewers, there are lots of great deals here that you’ll want to check out. Whether you are looking for something to go with your new phone, or need a gift for someone else, now may be the perfect time to make your purchase.

Some of the deals include:

Google Daydream View – $ 49  [Read More…]

Soundcast VG1- A little Bluetooth Speaker with real punch

I love Bluetooth accessories. The Bluetooth standard is used in far different than it was originally developed for, but the result has been an array of mobile accessories that many of us would never have dreamed up a decade ago. Smart watches, alarms, headphones, earbuds, fitness trackers, speakers… All have been adopted into our daily […]

How to stream the BlackBerry ‘Mercury’ announcement from MWC 2017!

‘Mercury’ is coming soon! Here’s how to follow along with the big announcement!

I won’t lie: I’m pretty jazzed for the BlackBerry ‘Mercury’, the latest phone from BlackBerry Mobile that promises to combine a classic hardware with modern Android conveniences.

While most of you won’t be able to attend the live announcement in person on Saturday, February 25 at 1pm ET / 7pm CT — it’s at a small venue in Barcelona — our friends at  [Read More…]

NBA VR app launches as an exclusive to Google’s Daydream platform

Google’s Daydream VR ecosystem just got a new addition. In a partnership with Google, the NBA recently announced its first virtual reality app. With the NBA VR app installed users will be able to watch highlight videos from recent NBA games on a virtual big TV screen and view team statistics from games. But wait […]

WhatsApp continues to be way better than Allo with its latest update

Happy birthday, WhatsApp! What’d you get me?

A ton of people around the world use WhatsApp, and have for quite a while now. What started as a simple SMS replacement app has grown tremendously over the last eight years, and now does way more than just text. According to WhatsApp, 50 billion messages are sent each day alongside 760 million video and 80 million gifs. The point is, this app is a big deal even if you aren’t using  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about the T-Mobile ONE unlimited plan

A complete breakdown of T-Mobile’s ONE plan and everything else you can get when you sign up for service from Big Magenta.

In the United States, there are a lot of companies that can get you and your phone online, but most people use one of the four biggest: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Choosing between them can be difficult. Your first priority should be what service works best in the places you spend your time. It’s  [Read More…]

iON Home HD WiFi Home Camera only $39.99 (Deal of the Day)

Security cameras for the home aren’t exactly new concept, but Wi-Fi connected models are slowly becoming popular. Moreover, they are also getting less expensive, too. Indeed, it does not cost all that much to outfit your home office with a number of cameras so that you can keep an eye on them remotely. Our Deal […]

Which unlimited plan is right for you? Here is everything you need to know

Last week was a bit of a crazy one in carrier news. T-Mobile has long been offering unlimited plans but Verizon shook up the world by beginning to offer unlimited data plans again after a years-long hiatus. Sprint and AT&T tried to make their own waves as well with tweaks to their unlimited plans in […]

The LG V20 is just $499.99 at B&H Photo Video right now

Here’s a great deal on a great phone.

In our comparison between the LG V20 and Huawei Mate 9, I said both phones are fairly comparable in terms of performance, while the V20 has the edge in the camera department and the Mate 9 tops the battery tests. But my conclusion was that, if you are buying the phone outright, the $ 599.99 Mate 9 is the way to go, since the V20 costs around $ 200 more.

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