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Inside Action Launcher’s Quicktheme

Action Launcher has garnered a fair bitt of praise from us at Android Central. Some love Quickdrawer and being able to ditch the traditional app drawer. Some love the Covers and Shades, which free up space and get us into apps faster. But as a themer, Action Launcher’s got a great trick that can make your home screen feel completely new with one easy step.

Setting a new wallpaper in other launchers just gives  [Read More…]

HTC introduces the familiar-looking One S9 in Europe for €499

HTC has announced a new phone for European markets, the HTC One S9. The phone takes after the One M9 in style, while changing up the internals. The phone comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow pre-installed.

The phone, which features a 5-inch, 1080p display, is powered by a Helio X10 octa-core processor from MediaTek, running at 2.0 GHz. It has 2GB of RAM, along with 16GB of storage, which can be expanded with a microSD card. It’s  [Read More…]

KMASHI 20000mAh Power Bank charges your phone on the quick and cheap

Batteries. We love them, but sometimes we hate them. Countless hours of manpower are spent ever year trying to improve upon a century old technology. As batteries improve at a snail’s pace, there are those of us out there who are in a never ending war with trying to keep our phones alive for even

Deadpool movie makes its R-rated digital debut in the Google Play Store for $14.99

Deadpool, the surprise box office hit superhero box movie starring Ryan Reynolds as the Marvel Comics character, is now available to own as a digital download in the Google Play Store for $ 14.99.

The R-rated movie made a huge splash when it was released in theaters in February, and it’s now available on digital download a few days earlier than first announced.. Just in case you have been under a rock for the past few  [Read More…]

The LG G5 spare battery coffin is a brilliant little charger

This is what you can get for free in the U.S. if you get an LG G5 by April 30.

One of the more important features of the LG G5 is the battery. Specifically that it’s removable. And because you can swap in a spare battery whenever you feel like it, it makes sense to have an extra on on hand. To that end, LG is giving a good many folks who ordered early a free  [Read More…]

AT&T reports Q1 2016 earnings: $40.5 billion in revenue, adds 2.3 million wireless customers

AT&T has reported its earnings for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016, noting yet another big bump in consolidated revenues due to its recent DirecTV acquisition, along with respectable wireless subscriber growth.

In all, AT&T says that it brought in consolidated revenues of $ 40.5 billion, in Q1, which is up 24% compared to the same period a year ago.

On the wireless division specifically, AT&T says that it added 2.3 million customers in North America,  [Read More…]

How important is your phone’s camera?

It wasn’t so long ago that if you wanted photos of your life, it meant carrying around a separate camera with you. Now we’ve gotten to a point where we have access to an awesome camera right in our pockets. Plenty of people depend on the camera on their smartphone as the primary way they get photos, and many of those photos end up being really, really good.

That’s why in this week’s poll we want to  [Read More…]

Samsung wireless earbuds and Gear Fit 2 pop up in leaked photos

It looks like Samsung is cooking up some new Gear-branded accessories, and a set of leaked photos may have given us an early look. Revealed by prolific leaker Evan Blass in a report at VentureBeat, the images below provide a look at both a set of wireless earbuds, as well as what is reported to be the Gear Fit 2 — a follow-up to 2014’s Gear Fit wearable.

There aren’t many concrete specs to go off of,  [Read More…]

Spigen is offering a variety of its HTC 10 cases for just $3 at Amazon with coupon

Spigen is offering a variety of its HTC 10 cases for just $ 2.99 at Amazon when using a coupon code. Since the HTC 10 is not even officially available yet, now is a perfect time to buy a case so that you have it when your phone arrives. Whether you are looking for something clear, thin or with lots of protection, there is an option for just about everyone here.

To make it even sweeter, Spigen  [Read More…]

Looking for a quality, cheap, used smartphone? Here are four great options!

We’ve all been there. You dropped your phone and broke it, you left it a concert venue or some creep swiped it at Starbucks. If you HAVE to get a new one ASAP, don’t worry! An entire industry has cropped up around getting you a used quality phone fast. Here are some of my choices of