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Omaker’s fully reversible micro USB cables are pretty sweet and well worth $13(review)

In the past year we have seen a major shift in USB connectors from micro USB type-C. One of the biggest advantages of USB type-C is the plug’s reversibility factor. Micro USB has been the standard for the past five plus years, and its biggest downside has been the non reversible plug. The non reversible

MTS shareholders vote to approve $3.9 billion acquisition by Bell

BCE, parent company of Canada’s third-largest wireless carrier Bell Mobility, has now overcome at least one hurdle to acquiring Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS), with the majority of MTS shareholders approving the deal.

In fact, the resolution received near-unanimous approval from shareholders, says MTS:

The Arrangement Resolution was approved by 99.66% of the 43,098,172 votes cast by Shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the special meeting of Shareholders held earlier today.

Bell originally announced  [Read More…]

Never Alone: Ki Edition is rolling out to the Google Play Store

E-Line Media is now rolling out Never Alone: Ki Edition, the Android adaptation of the acclaimed PC and console adventure game, to the Google Play Store.

The Android version includes new touch controls, along with revamped menus and gameplay hints. It also has some optimized graphics. Here’s a quick description:

Play as a young Iñupiat girl and an arctic fox as they set out to find the source of the eternal blizzard which threatens the  [Read More…]

How to report a bug on your Chromebook

Let the Chrome team know about the bugs they need to look at — and do things the right way.

With Android app support slowly trickling into the Chrome Dev channel, there are plenty of folks who would normally use something more stable on their Chromebook running it. That means there are more of us to find bugs, and we all should report them. That’s how we can help make Chrome better!

Reporting a bug  [Read More…]

Best Chrome extensions for staying in touch

What are the best Chrome extensions for staying in touch?

If you spend a lot of time on the internet and you love using Chrome, you probably know about extensions. With the amount of messaging and email utilities out there, some of the best can be lost in the pile. Maybe you want to schedule emails for future release, or maybe you want to quickly share articles or pictures with friends and followers. Maybe you need  [Read More…]

T-Mobile gives travelers to Europe free data and Wi-Fi

Today T-Mobile announced an aggressive move to go after the other carriers by offering customers free unlimited high-speed data throughout Europe all summer long. That’s not all. This weekend from June 24 – June 26, Verizon and AT&T customers will get a full free hour of Wi-Fi on flights with Gogo, courtesy of T-Mobile. Additionally,

Enter to win a Moto G4 Plus from Motorola Canada and Android Central!

Do you live in Canada? Want to win a Moto G4 Plus? You’re in the right place!

We’ve teamed up with the awesome folks at Motorola Canada to give away an awesome Moto G4 Plus to one lucky Canadian. As we’ve talked about already, the Moto G4 Plus is a great phone for its price, or any price, and is a big improvement over the company’s previous Moto G line. With a fingerprint sensor, a huge  [Read More…]

Here’s where you can order the 2016 Sony Android smartphones

Back in March, Sony announced its full lineup of Android smartphones for 2016. The releases are rolling out with some of the phones available now, and some up for pre-order with imminent releases. Here’s a breakdown of each phone with links to your favorite retailers to pick up the Sony Androids you can get in

How to make your Android look like a BlackBerry

In recent weeks, I’ve shown you how to make your phone feel like a Nexus, a Windows Phone, even an iPhone. Next up was BlackBerry, but in all honesty, some things just can’t be replaced and replicated. Don’t get me wrong, there are a few tweaks that bring back a little of that old BlackBerry magic — and I’m gonna share them with you — but there’s no magic icon pack or launcher that just pulls it  [Read More…]

Today’s best tech bargains: Moto X deals, iClever accessory (deal of the day at Amazon), Huawei Android Wear, USB type-C

Today there are some big sales on the Moto X Pure. It’s widely regarded as a favorite of Android purists who despise carrier bloat and useless features. At $ 239.99 it’s one of the best deals you can find right now for an unlocked Android smartphone. iClever is also running a “Deal of the Day” over