Category: Android News


Civilization VI: Gold Edition is peak strategy gaming, and it’s only $25

Few games have ever managed to capture imaginations across the globe like Sid Meier’s famed Civilization series, in which players use a combination or warfare and diplomacy in order to defeat their enemies and conquer the globe.

The latest iteration of this immensely popular series—Civilization VI—comes packed with even more functionality and character traits, and the Gold Edition is currently available for 75% off at just $ 24.99.

Ideal for both seasoned players and first-timer gamers who have  [Read More…]

Google Photos is finally getting face grouping across Europe

Face grouping will automatically sort photos of friends and family into an album for you.

What you need to know Google Photos is rolling out face grouping to users in Europe. Face grouping will create albums automatically for you by scanning and identifying the faces in them. If you don’t like Google scanning faces in your photos, the feature can be disabled in the settings.

Google Photos is one of Google’s most successful apps, and for good  [Read More…]

Visible review: Unlimited access to Verizon’s network for $40/month

Worth every penny…if you have a supported phone.

Signing up for a new phone carrier is usually met with a lot of headaches. It entails being put on hold countless times, trying to figure out which of the multiple “unlimited” plans is right for you, and then finding a heap of taxes and fees tacked onto your final monthly cost.

When Visible debuted back in May 2018, it offered an enticing proposition — $ 40/month for unlimited  [Read More…]

Stay hydrated all semester with an insulated water bottle

Much like sleep, water is a magical elixir that can cure an awful lot of what ails you. Hydration properties aside, water helps you keep a clear head, no matter how stressful your schoolday gets. Insulated water bottles maintain water temperatures so you can concentrate on more important things. These are the best-insulated water bottles for your money this year.

Top in its class Hydro Flask

Staff pick

Want a reliable water bottle that will last  [Read More…]

Check out these awesome Note 10 cases from Caseology

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ hitting shelves, new owners will want to cover theirs with the best protection out there. We’ve taken a close look at Caseology’s collection to size up the best cases. Everything here is available both for the Note 10 and Note 10+.

Best Overall: Legion

The Caseology Legion case for the Galaxy Note 10 is their top-of-the-line option. As a hybrid case, it’s built with both a flexible  [Read More…]

FreedomPop Buyer’s Guide

While they each seem like a necessary evil, the big guns of mobile have gotten increasingly greedier and more expensive at every turn. The plans from the likes of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint sometimes cost more than some average households are willing to cough up each month.

Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) may offer a solution. For those that don’t know, MVNOs lease the same towers from the aforementioned carriers to allow customers to connect at a discounted rate while  [Read More…]

Expand the Note 10+ storage with one of these microSD cards

Samsung has officially announced its latest flagship devices with the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+. While some manufacturer’s have decided to move away from the external storage option, Samsung remains the primary OEM to keep it. With that said, we have rounded up the best microSD cards that you can get for your Note 10+.

Our favorite option Samsung Evo Select 256GB MicroSDXC Card

Staff pick

If you want to turn things up a notch,  [Read More…]

Slack DMs and starred channels missing for some users

Conversations still remain accessible from search.

What you need to know Slack DMs and starred channels are missing from the sidebar for some users today. Slack has acknowledged the issue and is working on a fix. It appears you can still access missing conversations via the search bar.

If you’ve noticed your Slack DMs and starred channels have gone missing from the sidebar today, you’re not alone. Slack has acknowledged the issue and is working on a  [Read More…]

Earn an extra 3,000 Membership Rewards points with this Amex offer

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There’s some good news for a select group of those with American Express credit cards. Right now you might be targeted for a special bonus offer that gives you 1,000 Membership Rewards points after spending $ 1,000 or more on your American Express card. You can actually do  [Read More…]

Verizon adds Nokia 3 V, LG Stylo 5v to roster

It’s a busy day in the Verizon world as the carrier kicks off its tenth city with 5G coverage. Additionally, it’s also selling the Galaxy Note 10 family, including one with 5G support.

Not content with these two announcements, Verizon is also adding a pair of smartphones to its roster. Indeed, the Nokia 3 V and LG Stylo 5v are now available, and each is priced at less than $ 250.

SEE: Where is Verizon 5G available and which phones  [Read More…]