Category: Android News


MrMobile goes hands-on with the Moto Z2 Force

For the fifth year running, Motorola’s spicing up the summer with a smartphone that’s not afraid to stand out – but this year, the bombastic brand name feels a bit … Forced.

I’m Michael Fisher, alias MrMobile, and I went hands-on with the Moto Z2 Force Edition and the latest Moto Mod, the Moto 360 Camera. Check out this video, and then head over to Android Central’s hands-on coverage for more.

Featured Products Moto Z2 Force Edition Moto 360  [Read More…]

Gmail Smart Reply now supports Spanish

Google added a Smart Reply feature to Gmail not long ago which allows you to reply to an email with one of three phrases that’ve been pre-selected based on your writing style. They work shockingly well, and rather than sending automatically, they open the compose screen with the text already written so you can edit as necessary. It’s a great feature for simple replies.

Now Google has announced that Smart Reply supports Spanish across both Android and iOS. Though the feature is  [Read More…]

Moto Z2 Force Edition pre-orders have begun, priced from $750

A new phone is only as good as how easy it is to buy.

In the year since the original Moto Z launched, Motorola made big improvements to its launch strategy. Not only is the Moto Z2 Force Edition coming to all major U.S. carriers, it’s available for pre-order right away after the announcement with deliveries just two weeks away on August 10. Here’s where, when and for how much you can buy the Moto Z2 Force.

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YouTube: Ultimate Guide

YouTube started as a simple video site, but today it’s much, much more.

YouTube is so much more than cute cats and mindless pranks; it’s where millions come for education, information, and live, late-breaking news. YouTube streams more than just Google keynotes; it streams important political debates and allows users to stream from almost anywhere in the world with an internet connection. It’s important to understand YouTube and how to use it, and whether you’re just looking  [Read More…]

Here’s why some OnePlus 5s rebooted when calling 911, and how OnePlus fixed it

This is what you’d call a ‘showstopper’ bug … if you actually find it.

OnePlus has offered up more information on the worrisome bug found by some OnePlus 5 owners that would reboot the phone when trying to place an emergency call. After some investigation, it turns out a confluence of issues combined to cause phones to sometimes reboot when calling over VoLTE to emergency numbers that supported OTDOA positioning information.

OTDOA, as you likely aren’t aware,  [Read More…]

HTC U11 with 128GB storage arrives in the US, summer discounts available too

Customers in the US who wanted to purchase the HTC U11 flagship could so far acquire it only with 64GB of storage onboard. Well, the company just announced an HTC U11 version with 128GB of internal storage in the US. Starting today, July 25 at 12 AM ET customers will be able to place an […]

Motorola debuts Moto Z2 Force: Lots of power, two cameras, but a tiny battery

Today, Motorola took to the stage to show off its 2017 flagship, the Moto Z2 Force. Unlike last year where we saw two versions of the phone, this year brings us only one. The Moto Z2 Force will serve as the primary flagship for the Lenovo-owned company after the release of the budget Moto E […]

Best Philips Hue Alternatives

What’s the best alternative to Philips Hue? Here are our favorites!

Philips Hue smart lights are some of the coolest on the market and they’re definitely some of the most popular, but they can be quite expensive, especially once you get into colored bulbs. If you’re looking for a less expensive alternative or just something other than what’s popular, then check out these other awesome options.

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Here is the spec rundown for the Moto Z2 Force

Earlier today Motorola finally unveiled its flagship for this year, the Moto Z2 Force so we wanted to give you a quick spec rundown. The Moto Z2 Force arrives with a $ 750 price tag and will be available with all major carriers and US Cellular, as well as from Best Buy and Motorola. If you […]

A Wallflower smart plug means you’ll never forget to turn off the stove

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who know they turned off the stove and everyone else.

For the latter group (at least for those with electric stoves), there’s a new product that aims to give some peace of mind. Wallflower turns your dumb range into a semi-smart (more on that in a second) stove that provides some insurance should things be left cooking.

It takes about 2 minutes to make your dumb stove smart.

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