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Getting started with Instagram: a beginner’s guide

If you’re a part of the digital age than you’ve surely heard of Instagram. Founded by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the app became a huge hit and was subsequently purchased by Facebook for $ 1 billion in 2012. You may be asking yourself: What’s the point of Instagram if I can just share my photos

BlackBerry delivers a slab-style phone for its latest Android

If you thought BlackBerry was dead, think again. The struggling telecommunication company today announced their second Android-powered smartphone, the DTEK 50. The sleek phone leaves BlackBerry’s signature keyboard design in the dust and embraces a slab-styled device, which is new territory for BlackBerry and its phones. The device is security-centered while also being budget orientated.

Best cases for OnePlus 3

What are the best cases for the OnePlus 3?

Your brand new OnePlus 3 has an all-aluminum body that looks great but could use a little protection (and maybe some jazzing up). The ideal case will fit perfectly, keep your phone safe from your daily grind, and look fantastic. We know exactly what you’re looking for.

OnePlus 3 Protective Case OtterBox case OnePlus 3 Flip Covers Tudia Ultra Slim LITE case Orzly Grip-Pro case Love Ying  [Read More…]

Tuesday’s best tech deals: Wireless headphones, portable AC units, UPS back up power

The summer heat is out of control this year. With each year that passes our planet gets warmer, and with the hottest month ahead of us, you should consider taking advantage of Amazon’s deal of the day today. Amazon is offering massive discounts on Whytner portable AC units. They’re great for those of you who

BlackBerry DTEK50 priced £275 in the UK, launching early August

Retailers confirm SIM-free price and release date for new Android-powered BlackBerry.

BlackBerry’s new Android smartphone is called the DTEK50, because branding is hard, and how else were we going to top “Priv”. Based on Aclatel Idol 4 hardware and named by a cat walking across a keyboard, the security-focused phone is scheduled land in the UK the first week of August.

Unlocked Mobiles has the DTEK50 scheduled to ship from the week commencing Aug. 1,  [Read More…]

Huawei sees strong growth in first half of 2016

Huawei has announced its financial results for the first half of 2016. The company saw a sales revenue increase of 41.% over the same period last year, with ¥77.4 billion ($ 11.6 billion), with smartphone shipments up 25% to 60.56 million units.

With this progress, Huawei has captured 11.4% of the global smartphone market. The company has also apparently taken 10% of the market for phones between $ 500 and $ 600. It’s marketshare in China  [Read More…]

FOSPower BlackOnyx: cheap wired headphones that truly impress

Wired headphones aren’t going anywhere — especially with great deals like this.

With headphone jacks disappearing, and more people moving towards Bluetooth, is there a still place for wired headphones in today’s world? Well, FOSPower is proving that there is, and that you don’t have to spend a lot to get great sound and a comfortable fit.

There are enough gadgets and electronics that I have laying around that I need to remember to charge, and  [Read More…]

T-Mobile adds 16 more providers to Binge On, bringing the total to over 100

T-Mobile has announced the U.S. carrier is adding a further 16 providers to its Binge On program, which essentially enables subscribers to enjoy select services and streaming platforms without using up any data on their plan. The company boasts more than 100 services on this program, allowing customers to enjoy 765 million hours of video for free so far.

Here’s the full list of newly added providers:

ABC Apple Music Big Ten Network CEEK VR DISH Anywhere Disney  [Read More…]

Turn your phone into a powerhouse with these IFTTT recipes (and learn how to make your own!)

If you’re like many of our writers here at AndroidGuys, one of the reasons you love Android is for the customization Android offers. We’re constantly switching up our home screens, themes, icons, and wallpapers. But, the customization can run far, far deeper than that. Some of you may be familiar with If This Then That,

OxygenOS 3.2.2 brings Doze improvements and more to the OnePlus 3

OnePlus has started pushing out OxygenOS 3.2.2 for the OnePlus 3. The update brings a number of fixes to the phone, including improvements for Doze, updated security patches and other optimizations. There has been some controversy surrounding how the OnePlus 3 was working with Doze, and hopefully this update will address those concerns and more.

OnePlus details the update, noting the following changes:

Improved notification management in doze. Addressed alert slider/silent mode issue. Disabled fingerprint sensor  [Read More…]