Category: Android News


Pixel owners get behind the scenes look at ‘Isle of Dogs’ in VR

Dogs and VR – what more could you want?

On March 23, Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs film will hit theaters for all to see. The stop-motion animation takes place in a future Japan in which all dogs have been banned to an island due to canine flu, and it follows a young 12-year-old boy searching for his best friend. Isle of Dogs currently has a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, and nearly a month before it comes to theaters,  [Read More…]

Deal: Get the Galaxy S8 at Cricket for just $349 (50% off)

If you don’t care about the S9, get on this deal now.

In a little more than a week, Samsung hopes to tantalize us with the launch of its Galaxy S9 flagship. We’re expecting the S9 to be one beast of a phone, but if you don’t care about having the very latest and greatest, Cricket’s running one heck of a deal on the Galaxy S8.

If you have an existing cell number and bring it over  [Read More…]

LastPass’s main app finally updated with support for Oreo’s Autofill

No longer limited to beta users.

Android Oreo has a lot of different goodies to play with, but one of my favorite features to use is the Autofill API. This makes entering usernames, passwords, and other info a lot simpler than previous Android versions, and it allows password management apps to be more convenient than ever before.

LastPass, one of the world’s most popular password managers, first got support for Autofill last August alongside the release of  [Read More…]

LG’s 2018 flagship to have all-new design and be released in June

The phone will use a new MLCD+ panel for its display.

For all intents and purposes, the LG G7 is dead. LG’s CEO reportedly scrapped the phone shortly after CES and ordered the mobile department to go back to the drawing board, and now that some time has passed, we’ve got new information about what we can expect from LG’s big 2018 flagship.

According to Venture Beat, the G6’s successor is currently being referred to as “Judy”  [Read More…]

Eight surprising things you can do with Google Maps for Android

Everyone loves Google Maps, but there’s more to the app than meets the eye. Check out these eight great features that Maps even better.

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Android phones may soon send more precise location info to 911 dispatchers

Early tests have shown promising results.

911 is a number no one in the U.S. ever wants to call, but in the case that you do, you want emergency responders to get to your location as fast as humanly possible. When you currently call 911, your wireless carrier sends your location info to the 911 dispatcher so they know where to send help. Google’s recently been testing a system of its own to handle this process, and it has  [Read More…]

Verizon Prepaid rolls out new options, including a $30 plan

Verizon Prepaid gets a new entry-level option for customers who need 500MB of data per month. What’s more, it gives its other no-contract subscribers new features, too.

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Deal: Save $400 on Pixel 2 XL when activated on Verizon at Best Buy

The baby Pixel 2 need not apply.

We’ve seen quite a few deals on the Pixel 2 since its release last October, but a new one-day-only offer from Best Buy is one of the best yet.

As part of its President’s Day sale in the U.S., Best Buy is offering a $ 400 discount on the purchase of a Pixel 2 XL. You’ll need to activate the phone on Verizon in order to take advantage of this  [Read More…]

Official Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus cases appear on MobileFun

As the launch of the Galaxy S9 approaches, it’s natural for the leading accessory sites to get ready for the new device. MobileFun is one of those sites and it has sent over some exclusive videos of the new Clear View stand cover and LED Flip Wallet cover in action. One of the first things […]

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Rick and Morty is finally coming to PlayStation VR on April 10

Try to avoid playing with the Plumbus too much, and you’ll be fine.

One of the most popular PC VR games of 2017 is making its way to PlayStation VR on April 10, and in a big way. Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality lets you play as a Morty clone whose job is to wander around and do the things Rick and Morty don’t have time to do. As long as you follow the rules and don’t poison yourself  [Read More…]