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Watch Face Roundup: 5 minimal, beautiful watch faces

One of the beautiful things about smartwatches is the ability to change watch faces to your heart’s content. You can have a feature-packed watch face with information from edge to edge, a clutter-free watch face with only the time displayed, or any watch face in between. Today, we’re taking a look at five stark watch

Xiaomi is launching the Mi Air Purifier 2 in India on Sep. 21

Xiaomi is all set to launch its first product in the Mi Ecosystem in India. The company has sent out invites to the media for an event on September 21, where we’ll see the Mi Air Purifier 2 make its debut in the country.

Xiaomi launched its Mi Ecosystem sub-brand earlier this year with a $ 150 rice cooker, following it up with a $ 250 vacuum cleaner. Earlier products from the manufacturer, like the Mi  [Read More…]

Vtin 20W Waterproof outdoor Bluetooth speaker (review)

I’ve been on a binge lately of reviewing accessories from brands you probably haven’t heard of outside of Amazon. It’s been a goal of mine to get more information out to you readers on products that are more affordable. Keep in mind, I love the expensive stuff as much as the next person, and if

Sasha Weather Free: Simple is the name of the game

Developer: Sasha Lab Category: Weather  Audience: Anyone who goes outside   The Beginning I have reviewed a few Weather apps in the past. Storm and Amber Weather to name a couple. These apps were for the more hardcore weather fans out there. They had many options and settings that could be added or changed. Both are designed

Save 50% on this protective HTC 10 case today!

Looking for a protective case for your HTC 10 that doesn’t add a ton of bulk to it? If so, Seidio’s Surface case is a great option. The hard case provides great protection to the phone and it also has a built-in kickstand that you can use to prop the phone up while you aren’t using it. Right now you can pick one up for just $ 14.95, a 50% savings.

SteamVR through Google Cardboard is weird and kinda great!

You can play SteamVR games with Google Cardboard, but be careful.

Trying VR is the first and best way to get someone excited about VR, but that raises some interesting challenges. The HTC Vive isn’t exactly what you’d call portable, and carting around the $ 600 Oculus Rift alongside your very expensive PC still isn’t a great option. If you find yourself without a VR headset, yet still curious about the experience, there’s a DIY project  [Read More…]

Turns out a Galaxy Note 7 did not explode in a child’s hands

About that Note 7 exploding while a kid was using it…

The general consensus amidst hours of conversation here at Android Central was that as long as a Note 7 didn’t actually harm a human being during the recall process, there was a chance the Note brand could eventually recover from this exploding battery problem. Then the NY Post published a story claiming a 6-year old from Brooklyn was using his grandfather’s Note 7 when the  [Read More…]

Evening news briefing: September 13, 2016

Samsung may cap Note 7 batteries at 60%, Lenovo delays its Tango phone, and some good news for Canadians!

I meant to get up out of this chair today, but the news wouldn’t quit. As Samsung was busy announcing controversial OTA updates for the remaining Korean Note 7s that have yet to be replaced, it was also putting up and taking down an IMEI checker site to help people figure out which version Note 7 they  [Read More…]

OnePlus developer exodus forced merger of OxygenOS and HydrogenOS

All isn’t well in the optimistic, upstart world of OnePlus.

In 2014, when the relationship between nascent smartphone maker OnePlus and alternative software maker Cyanogen Inc. was souring, the company began work on a new in-house version of Android, which would eventually become to be called OxygenOS.

The team behind OxygenOS was largely made up of members of the former custom ROM group Paranoid Android, many of whom in early 2015 relocated to Shenzhen to work  [Read More…]

LG V20 is the first phone compatible with Wind Mobile’s upcoming LTE network

A new era for Wind Mobile approaches.

Canadians in the large cities like Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary are used to paying a premium for wireless data. Thanks to a system that limited price-lowering competition to regional markets in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and to a lesser extent, Quebec, many have held out hope that one company in particular, Shaw-owned Wind Mobile, would offer the relief they so desperately need.

Though Wind Mobile has talked about its burgeoning LTE  [Read More…]