Category: Android News

Here’s your chance to grab a re-certified Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for just $499

Laptops, Chromebooks, and two-in-one devices make productivity a breeze. They’re lighter, more powerful, and more flexible than ever. You really owe it to yourself to own at least one of these products in 2020.

We say this not just for managing business or school work, but for all practical purposes. We’re talking social media, web browsing, games, and other facets of a connected life, too.

The Microsoft Surface is one of those devices that really blend performance, convenience, and versatility  [Read More…]

Microsoft teaming up with Samsung for gaming and XCloud could be HUGE

At Samsung’s 2020 Unpacked event, the Korean tech giant announced a partnership with Xbox. Details are scant, but what could it mean for the future of Microsoft’s gaming platform?

Last week and without warning, Samsung announced a partnership with Xbox, extending the love affair between the South Korean tech giant and Microsoft.

At Unpacked 2020, Samsung detailed its latest handsets, including the exciting Z Flip vertical folding phone, alongside some truly mind-blowing specs for the high-end Galaxy  [Read More…]

Check out this amazing lost StarCraft: Ghost footage

Ghost lives again in the first-ever leaked built of the canceled 2005 game.

What you need to know StarCraft: Ghost makes a surprise appearance after 15 years of ghosting us. The leaked build is from an original Xbox development kit and looks a bit rough around the edges. StarCraft: Ghost was officially canceled in 2014 after years of development turmoil and changing hands several times.

StarCraft: Ghost was one of those games that seemingly everyone was excited  [Read More…]

Police say Ring cameras aren’t as useful for law enforcement as you think

13 of 40 jurisdictions asked said there have been zero arrests due to Ring footage.

What you need to know Ring’s may be overestimating how effective its cameras are at preventing burglaries. There are several factors to consider when looking at the statistics, and Ring doesn’t share the data and methods it uses. Law enforcement doesn’t usually keep stats on how helpful Ring cameras are and often has trouble identifying those who are caught on camera.

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Expand your streaming abilities with the best Chromecast apps

Your Chromecast, small as it is, can do a lot thanks to a plethora of available apps. Play games with your friends in the living room, compete in dance competitions against people around the world, stream your latest vacation pictures to your big-screen, and keep up with the latest and greatest TV and music. There are a ton of apps to use with Chromecast in the Play Store; here are the best for whatever you’re looking to do.

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Samsung takes folding phones mainstream with the Galaxy Z Flip

The year-over-year growth on display is tremendous.

2019 was an exciting year for mobile tech. It was the year that folding phones finally became a reality, treating us to handsets like the Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate X, and (unfortunately) the Royole FlexPai. Those initial foldables paved the way for the rest of the market for the coming years, with the Galaxy Fold standing out as the best of the bunch.

We’ve given a lot of praise  [Read More…]

Unlock guided workouts and personal health insights with Fitbit Premium

Fitness trackers and smartwatches are capable of collecting so much health data, whether we’re working out or just going about our daily lives. Fitbit developed its Fitbit Premium service as a way to help users make sense of all of this information and translate all of that data into actionable insights and plans. We’ll show you how you can sign up for Fitbit Premium and start running with your newfound health knowledge.

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Galaxy Fold 2 tipped to come equipped with an under-display selfie camera

Unsurprisingly, the Galaxy Fold 2 will not be as “affordable” as the Galaxy Z Flip.

What you need to know New reports suggest the Samsung Galaxy Fold sequel might come equipped with an under-screen selfie camera. In addition to an under-display selfie camera, the foldable is also expected to use ultra-thin glass (UTG). The foldable phone is apparently code-named Champ and is likely to launch in July.

Samsung took the wraps off its second foldable smartphone, the  [Read More…]

FTC to review Google’s 2013 Waze acquisition as part of its antitrust sweep

The FTC plans to examine “many” other deals that were already reviewed in the past.

What you need to know The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will reportedly be taking a second look at Google’s acquisition of Waze. Google’s acquisition of the Israeli company behind navigation app Waze for $ 1.1 billion was approved by the FTC in 2013. Antitrust experts say a ‘second look’ is required as the deal combined two popular digital mapping services and  [Read More…]

Xiaomi launches Mi Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker in India for ₹1,399 ($20)

The affordable Bluetooth speaker includes Micro-USB port and an AUX port.

What you need to know Xiaomi has launched the Mi Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker in India. The speaker offers 5W output and promises 20 hours of non-stop music playback. It has been priced at ₹1,399 ($ 20) in the country and is now available for purchase from the Mi Store.

Xiaomi India today launched a new portable Bluetooth speaker in the country, called the “Mi Outdoor Bluetooth  [Read More…]