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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…]

Verizon took $30 billion in revenue, added 615,000 postpaid additions in Q2 2016

Verzion has published the U.S. carrier’s results for Q2 2016, noting total revenues of $ 30.5 billion for the quarter. The company also recently finalized its acquisition of Yahoo, which will sit comfortably alongside AOL. Operating income for Q2 was $ 4.6 billion and the carrier announced 615,000 new postpaid net additions. Verizon now has 113 million retail connections, up just over 3% from last year.

Some highlights from the financial report:

The composition of the  [Read More…]

Master Microsoft Excel 2016 with our instructional bundle at 95% off

Today’s AndroidGuys deal of the day is something that hits home with me. As someone who uses Microsoft Excel on almost a daily basis at work, I know the power of being an expert at MS Excel and how it helps me be much more efficient as a chemist. Today’s deal is a complete bundle to

Sony Xperia XA Ultra comes to India for ₹29,990

Sony’s 6-inch Xperia XA Ultra has made its debut in India for ₹29,990, with the phone available for purchase starting July 27. The handset is powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 SoC, and offers 3GB of RAM along with 16GB of internal storage and a microSD slot.

The front of the Xperia XA Ultra is dominated by a 6-inch Full HD display and a 16MP shooter, and at the back you’ll find a 21.5MP camera with  [Read More…]