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Mobile Nations Weekly: So Noted

The Note 7 arrives, Honor 8 makes a splash, and a treat for Windows Phone users.

Behold, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is now here — and Android Central has everything you need to know about the S Pen-toting flagship Android phone. Also arriving, a flagship from Huawei that’s solidly-specced but about half the price: the dual-camera-toting Honor 8.

Just two weeks after landing for Windows PC users, Windows 10 Mobile has received its anniversary update.  [Read More…]

10 unlocked Android 6.0 smartphones under $210 (free shipping, no sales tax)

Samsung, LG, Sony, HTC, Motorola and Huawei are all Android smartphone manufacturers that you’re probably familiar with. Those brands are very well established in the U.S., but you may not have heard of brands such as Xiaomi, Umi, Elephone, LeTV, Doogee and others that sell very well overseas. China is a smartphone haven. They know how

From the Editor’s Desk: Meeting smart people

Apps don’t just happen. A trip to the Big Android BBQ Europe gave me a fresh perspective on how challenging it is to make great Android applications.

One of the best things about this job is meeting the incredibly smart people who make the devices we use great. I spent a large chunk of this past week in Amsterdam at the Big Android BBQ Europe getting to know some of the top European Android developers —  [Read More…]

Android 7.0: Your language, your way

Android 7.0 gives you a way to make sure you understand what is written and better tools for developers to help.

Choosing a language has been part of Android since the beginning, since being able to read and understand the information on our phone is vital. We’ve all seen it during the setup procedure on a new phone, and for some of us, that covers everything we need. We pick English or French or Spanish and  [Read More…]

Editor’s Picks: 11 apps we think you should try

Hello again everyone! Sorry for the late submission, but here we are! It’s another installment of Editor’s Picks! Below are some of our favorite daily use apps that we think you should know about. Timely Timely is the only alarm clock application I will use. Not once in the many years that I have been

Grab a thin Galaxy Note 5 case for just $3.95 today!

Looking for a thin case to add a bit of protection to your Galaxy Note 5? If you don’t want a bunch of bulk, you’ll want to check out Amzer’s Pudding TPU case for some added grip and protection for the phone. Right now you can grab it for just $ 3.95.

140 Perfect HD and QHD AMOLED wallpapers

Did you happen to grab a new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 this week? Maybe you already own a Nexus 6P, Galaxy Note 5, S6, S7 or S7 edge, Axon 7, OP3 or another device with an AMOLED display. If you own a device with an AMOLED you will know that its colors are superior with

This weekend’s best tech deals and discount codes

Welcome to the weekend edition of the best deals from around the web. If you just grabbed a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 you should pick up the iOrange USB Type C cables on sale now. The cables from iOrange are some of the best you can get for your money and will work perfectly with

Android 7.0: Better and more interactive notifications

Android N makes notifications more interactive and meaningful — and they can be backward compatible.

Getting notifications on your phone isn’t something new or something that started with Android. Whether we’re talking about annoying pop-up boxes or that addictive red blinking light, our phones have always been able to tell us it wants our attention.

But with Android 7.0, things are going to get a lot better, largely because developers now have more control over the  [Read More…]

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is the phone all iPhone 6s Plus users will drool over

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is a device that grabs the attention of smartphone enthusiasts from around the globe. Even iPhone users, who are stuck in their own world, come out from underneath the rocks to take a gander at the Note line. The Note always impresses enthusiasts with its internals and features, and this year’s version