Category: Android News


Disney+ doesn’t have a hacking problem — it has a password problem

Disney+ doesn’t have a hacking problem — but does have a password problem.

It’s not (totally) Disney’s fault if you’re reusing a weak password in the first place. But Disney also still has some work to do.

Repeat after me: “I will not use a password more than once. I will use a password manager of some kind to create strong, unique passwords. And I will, whenever possible, use some form of two-factor authentication.”

You should repeat  [Read More…]

Here’s every class in Diablo IV we know will be available at launch

Best answer: Right now, Blizzard has confirmed that the Barbarian, Druid, and Sorceress classes will be available at launch. There will be a total of five classes at launch but the remaining two haven’t been revealed yet.

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Diablo IV is  [Read More…]

Stadia reviews are trickling in and wow are they negative

Google’s game streaming service looks to be off to a rocky start. Everyone pretend to act surprised.

Google’s anticipated game streaming service Google Stadia releases tomorrow and early impressions have already gone out. While we haven’t been able to test it out for ourselves — you can expect a proper review from us sometime later — most members of the press appear to think Stadia wasn’t ready to hit the market just yet.

Vice’s Patrick Klepek spent  [Read More…]

Develop the next killer app with this set of online courses

If you’ve ever thought about building an app or game for Android, there’s never been a better time to get started. Google offers a whole array of tools and services to build for its platform, including Kotlin and Jetpack.

The only obstacle in your way is understanding how to harness these tools. That’s where the Android Jetpack & App Development Certification Bundle step in. It’s designed to pave your path to a new career in tech or, at minimum, a  [Read More…]

AirPods Pro review: Still great, but there are better options on Android

Here’s the thing: like most Apple accessories, the AirPods Pro work best with Apple products. They’re pretty great if you use an iPhone, an iPad, or a MacBook. They connect instantly and feature hands-free Siri along with sensor-based play/pause when you remove one or both earbuds.

But with Android phones, the AirPods Pro are just another pair of true wireless earbuds, albeit ones with excellent noise cancellation, some handy capacitive controls, and a relatively portable case. But that  [Read More…]

Google Stadia review: A week with Google’s cloud gaming service

Google’s cloud gaming service, Stadia, is finally here and ready to take on the likes of Steam, PlayStation Network, and Xbox Live. Set to go live on November 19, it cost $ 10 per month and gives players access to games without the need of a console.

Like nearly everything these days, it’s based in the cloud, and promises lag-free, high-definition (up to 4K) gaming up to 60 frames per second. It requires an internet connection of around 25Mbps to  [Read More…]

The U.S. government is delaying its Huawei ban for another three months

The ban will now come into effect on February 16, 2020.

What you need to know It has been nearly six months now since Huawei was added to the U.S. Entity List. The ban effectively forbids the company from having any dealings with U.S. companies. Following two previous reprieves, the company is being granted another 90-day stay on the ban.

The ongoing feud between Huawei and the U.S. government is fraught with ups and downs. After the  [Read More…]

Samsung outsourcing some production to China to compete with Chinese brands

Using a Chinese ODM will help it lower prices on budget level phones.

What you need to know Samsung is partnering with a Chinese ODM Wingtech to produce its Galaxy A series phones in China to save money. The South Korean company plans to ship 60 million made in China phones, according to sources. Critics fear there could be quality issues with the ODM-made phones and that it could likely backfire, lowering the costs for all companies  [Read More…]

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is exactly what a Star Wars game should be

Star Wars finally received the type of game that the franchise deserves.

As excited as I was for Jedi: Fallen Order leading up to its release, I could still say I was cautiously optimistic, being burned one too many times. I hadn’t truly enjoyed a Star Wars game Since The Force Unleashed series — Yes, I know they’re not great. Yes, I still love them. But after Disney bought Lucasfilm, any ideas for The Force Unleashed 3  [Read More…]

Don’t miss out on November’s best limited-time credit card offers

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Tis the season for limited-time credit card offers. The holiday shopping season is already upon us so it makes sense that companies are putting their best foot  [Read More…]