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Action Launcher 27 brings more color and transparency options to your Android home screen

Action Launcher keeps adding more features so users can fine tune their home screen.

Action Launcher has been a fan favorite launcher for years now, partly due to developer Chris Lacy consistently adding new features. Action Launcher 27 is out now, and here are some highlights of the new features:

The App Shortcuts and Notification Dots can now be colored to match either the wallpaper or the icon itself. Action Launcher’s custom search bar widget  [Read More…]

How to enable and use Instant Apps on Android

Instant Apps make it easier to get things done on Android without downloading apps. Here’s how.

Instant Apps are a neat idea: instead of downloading an app from the Play Store that takes time, resources and, in many countries, expensive mobile data, it allows Android users running Marshmallow and above (and soon Lollipop, too) to “try before you buy.” Since rolling out to all developers earlier this year, Google says that 500 million Android devices have access  [Read More…]

How to recover a lost MetroPCS password or PIN

Lost your MetroPCS password or PIN? You can get it back in just a few easy steps!

Have a lost MetroPCS password or PIN issue? Not to worry! You can easily recover it a number of ways providing you have all of the account information available. Here’s how to get it done!

Lost MetroPCS Password

If you have a lost MetroPCS password situation, you’ll be unable to login to your online account to do anything  [Read More…]

Android O will be revealed via livestream on Monday Aug 21

Get ready to see a new tasty treat unveiled on Monday.

The next major version of Android, Android O will be completely unveiled Monday, August 21 to coincide with the solar eclipse. Google announced it would be live streaming the Android O announcement, appropriately enough, via its Eclipse homepage, which is typically used for its Eclipse developer documentation.

The page has links to NASA’s own live stream of the Total Eclipse, which will begin at 12:00 p.m.  [Read More…]

Best Cases for LG G6

What are the best cases for the LG G6?

Whether you have an LG G6 already or it’s on its way, you’ll probably want to have a good case around for those times when you can’t guarantee it’ll stay safe from bumps and scrapes. Now that we’re a few months removed from the G6 launch, there are tons of options available to fit your needs and budget.

Here’s our breakdown of some of the best cases you  [Read More…]

Google using the eclipse to launch Android O

Google thinks the eclipse is a pretty big deal, so much so that the company is using the event to launch the next version of Android O. At 2:40PM ET August 21st at an event in New York City, Google will show off Android O and finally reveal the name of the latest version of […]

Galaxy Note 8 brochure leaks, confirming rumored specs

A brochure for the Galaxy Note 8 has leaked, listing the device’s specifications.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to be announced at an Unpacked event on August 23, and as we get closer to that date we learn more and more about Samsung’s next flagship. Earlier, we saw super clear images of the device, and now a product brochure shows off the phone’s specifications.

Ausdroid shared the brochure, and the specs are mostly what could  [Read More…]

Instant Apps now on 500 million Android devices

Instant Apps now available on 500 million Android devices.

Instant Apps are a way for developers to provide a lightweight, modularized portion of their full app experience when a user opens specific search results. The user has to enable Instant Apps in the Settings menu before the feature will work, however. Announced at Google I/O 2016, the feature was made available to all developers after this year’s I/O.

Android Police reports the feature is now available to  [Read More…]

Want a free Samsung Galaxy S8? (Giveaway)

How would you like to get your hands on a brand new smartphone? Not just any phone, either, we’re talking about the Samsung Galaxy S8. Well, we’re here to help! If you head to the AndroidGuys Deals Store right now, you can enter a drawing to win the hot new flagship from Samsung. There’s no purchase […]

Which Amazon Music subscription should you get?

Amazon has a really good music service that you might have overlooked. Here’s what you need to know about Amazon Music.

Fun fact you might not be aware of: Amazon has a really good music service. It’s called, as you might expect, Amazon Music. And just like Apple Music or Google Play Music or Spotify or Pandora or whatever, it, uh, plays music. Lots and lots of music.

That’s not really the exciting part. The real reason  [Read More…]