Category: Android News


Consumers favor software updates over buying new phones, report suggests

Is the new annual flagship smartphone worth your hard-earned money, or is your older phone worth a second look? According to a new report coming out of the New York Post, it seems customers these days prefer getting a software update packed with new features, rather than invest towards a new phone. The rising trend […]

OnePlus giving away 10,000 tickets to Star Wars: The Last Jedi in India

OnePlus fans in India will be able to watch the upcoming Star Wars movie for free.

OnePlus is celebrating its third anniversary in India, and to mark the occasion the company is giving away 10,000 complimentary tickets to its fans for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which is hitting theaters on December 15. The company is also set to launch the OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition in the country on December 14.

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Sprint rewards switchers with $100 in Pokémon Go PokéCoins

Sprint wants to encourage folks to switch carriers and sign up for its Sprint Unlimited plan this holiday season, so it’s throwing in a bonus worth $ 100. But there’s a catch. We’re not talking about hard cold cash here, but rather virtual currency you’ll have to spend in Pokémon Go. That’s right, Sprint will be […]

Amazon running deals on Echo Show, Echo Plus, and several other devices

We’ve seen Amazon offer some nice discounts on its hardware recently, and today the retailer is offering some of its best deals yet.

Amazon is now offering sales on nearly all of its Echo devices. This includes the Echo Show, which is getting perhaps its biggest discount ever. The Echo Plus is getting a large discount of its own, and that includes a free Philips Hue Bulb to get your smart home ecosystem started.

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Grab a Sphero R2-D2 for $91, Kylo Ren mask or Star Wars Monopoly for $17, and more

The force is strong with this set of deals.

Following the Hollywood premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a whole bunch of awesome Star Wars accessories and games are on sale at Amazon. This is part of the company’s Gold Box deals of the day, which means the prices that are here today will be gone tomorrow. There are a bunch of items in this sale that are worth taking a look at, and most of them you  [Read More…]

Tom’s favorite tech of 2017

Tom’s Favorite Tech of 2017

2017 was big year for me. At the beginning of the year, I was living in Texas, working and administrative job and completing my Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology. It’s the end of the year, and I’m living in Indiana, working an IT job during the day and writing for Android Central at night (and sleeping…sometime). The tech I’ve used has changed drastically over the course of  [Read More…]

Keep your kids occupied with an Amazon Fire Tablet for as little as $30

These are the best tablet deals around!

If you’re still looking for a great gift to give your kids, an Amazon Fire Tablet may be just the one you are looking for. With options starting at just $ 30, you can’t go wrong with one of these. They give your kids access to a variety of apps and games to play, and you can use FreeTime Unlimited to give them access to these without having to pay for each  [Read More…]

Amazon discounting six Prime Exclusive Phones until late December

Get up to $ 50 off the Moto X4, LG G6+, and others.

If you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber and shopping around for an unlocked Android handset, it’s hard to do much better than Amazon’s Prime Exclusive Phones. The lineup of devices offered as part of this program has become rather attractive throughout 2017, and Amazon’s now announced heavy discounts on some of the top phones offered through it.

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From the Editor’s Desk: A great time to re-evaluate 2017’s best phones

For many of us, December is the time to buy a new phone.

Whether for ourselves or as a gift, the holiday season presents a good opportunity to get a new device with all of the discounts being handed around. And as such, it’s a great time to re-evaluate where 2017’s top phones rank. Obviously the newer phones released later in the year will compare favorably to those from the first quarter, but at the same time  [Read More…]

Common Moto G5 problems and how to fix them

Having issues with your Moto G5 or G5 Plus? We’re here to help.

The Moto G5 and G5 Plus continue Motorola’s dominance in the budget segment, but like all phones, they’re not without their share of issues. Whether it’s erratic Wi-Fi connectivity, issues with the camera, or troubles with the bundled TurboCharger, there’s a lot of things that can go wrong with either device. Thankfully, you can usually rely on a workaround to solve the issues.

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