Latest Entries »

Win a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (Giveaway)

How would you like to get your hands on a brand new smartphone and tablet? Not just any phone or tablet, either, we’re talking about the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Galaxy Tab S2. Well, we’re here to help! If you head to the AndroidGuys Deals Store right now, you can enter a drawing to win

What is encryption?

Encryption can be a very complicated subject, but getting a grasp of the basics isn’t difficult.

Recently, we’ve had a few questions about encryption. We’ve talked about how Android incorporates encryption and the changes that Nougat brings, and to get the most from those discussions an understanding of the basics is a must. Let’s talk about those basics for a bit.

What exactly is encryption?

In its simplest sense, encryption is changing the way information is  [Read More…]

How to buy and email a Google Play Gift Card

In need of a last-minute gift? Google’s here to help!

A Google Play Gift card makes a great gift or stocking stuffer for any Android user on your shopping list. You can find gift cards at a number of popular brick and mortar stores, but if you’ve been trying your darnedest to avoid the hustle and bustle of the shopping season, Google has made it incredibly easy to give the gift of Google Play credits via  [Read More…]

Digital Offers: Learn to Code in Every Language you Need for $39!

“Computer programming is the future the industry of the future.” If you have heard someone say that, it’s time to look at a calendar and realize that future is here. Computer Science is a growing industry that is constantly involving and because of that, computer programmers always have to learn new things. If you’re looking to get a start in the industry, or you’re even looking to just switch jobs, you may notice a lot of employers asking for qualified  [Read More…]

HTC might not launch another flagship in the US, analyst predicts

Rumors related to the upcoming HTC 11 have already started popping up online, giving us a glimpse of what to expect from HTC next year. However, according to one analyst, US customers won’t see the HTC 11 launch in the country. Recently HTC teased an upcoming product launch post CES 2017, which raised speculations the

LG G5 owners, how’s the Nougat update treating you?

Running Nougat on LG’s smaller flagship? We want to know what you think!

The LG G5 wasn’t exactly a smash hit, nor did its modular “friends” ecosystem take off. But it’s a solid phone in itself, and one of the few released in 2016 to offer a removable battery. It’s also lightning fast, with one of the best phone cameras to date, in the form of a 16-megapixel main camera and 8-megapixel wide angle shooter.

The  [Read More…]

Huaweri Honor 8 will get Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.0 in February 2017

Are you the owner of a Huawei Honor 8 smartphone? Then we have pretty good news for you. We’ve just received word that the phone is scheduled to get Android 7.0 Nougat in February 2017. The new build will also bring about the new EMUI 5.0 interface which has been fine-tuned to allow users to

The Pixel C is almost a laptop with this USB-C dongle

Sometimes the addition of a single accessory can change your perspective on a device.

Even a year on, Google’s own Pixel C remains on sale and for many is just enough of a productivity machine that it can sometimes replace a large and cumbersome laptop. I’ve actually taken quite a liking to the Pixel C after completely writing it off for the first six months of its life, but its shortage of ports limits its viability  [Read More…]

Google Wifi Setup Tips & Tricks

It’s only easy until something goes wrong. These tips will help make sure your Google Wifi setup is painless.

Google Wifi is really easy to set up. That’s what impressed me the most about it when I was reviewing it, and the easy setup combined with quick updates when the tech inside needs them makes it a product I recommend to most anyone who needs a new router. But it can also be a nightmare if  [Read More…]

Sony’s Cast-enabled speakers and Android TVs now work with Google Home

OK Google, play music on my Sony speaker.

Google Home already lets you control Chromecast and Cast-enabled devices, and the device now works with Sony’s products. Sony is rolling out a firmware update to its Chromecast-enabled wireless speakers and Android TVs that allows you to control its products through the Google Home.

Should you have a compatible speaker or Android TV from Sony, you can now stream content by issuing voice commands to Google Home.  [Read More…]