Tag Archive: Android


Stardew Valley for Android is a game worth getting hyped about!

One of the most celebrated indie gaming releases in recent years, Stardew Valley will arrive on mobile later this month — available for iOS on Oct. 24th and coming to the Google Play Store sometime later.

What is Stardew Valley?

If you’ve never heard of or played Stardew Valley before, it’s basically a farming simulator built atop a robust 16-bit open-ended RPG that lets you play and develop your character and farm as you choose. The story begins with  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile starts selling an Android Oreo Go edition phone, the Coolpad Illumina

Boost Mobile recently welcomed its first Android Oreo Go edition smartphone. It’s called the Coolpad Illumina and obviously, it’s a low-end smartphone which you can pick up for $ 39.99 (plus tax) for a limited time.

Once the promo period expires, the phone will take you back with $ 79.99, which is still pretty affordable.

Anyway, in case you don’t know Android Go is a special version of Android designed to bring smooth experience on entry-level smartphones that have low  [Read More…]

Pokemon GO for Android gains AR+ mode

Pokemon GO just keeps getting better. With the fourth generation of Pokemon set to arrive any moment, we’re anxiously keeping an eye on the game and readying for our friends from the Sinnoh region.

Things are going to be fresh and fun and new all over again, regardless of which phone you’re using to play. But, before that happens, many gamers can dial things up to another level. That’s right, AR+ mode has finally arrived for Android

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The best Android phones to buy at T-Mobile right now

It’s the fall season and that means an interesting last few months of the year for smartphone buyers. With flagship phones from the likes of Samsung and LG just hitting the market, holiday shopping is sure to be fun.

Whether you’re looking for a new flagship device or looking to save a little money with an affordable mid-range model, T-Mobile offers some of the best devices around.

Here are some of our favorite models to choose from for T-Mobile customers.

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Android apps to make your Pokemon Go experience even better

Pokemon Go is huge. Yes, in fall of 2018. In fact, the game is as popular now as it was upon its launch some two years back. It’s a money-making monster and people can’t get enough.

Why is Pokemon Go so popular now? There are plenty of reasons. For starters, there’s no fewer than 350 Pokemon available to catch. New characters are added all the time and the fourth generation appears to be on the horizon. Then there’s Community Day,  [Read More…]

Grab Sony’s CarPlay and Android Auto head unit for just under $300 today

Add it today!

Right now you can pick up Sony’s XAV-AX100 CarPlay / Android Auto head unit for just $ 299.87, which is about $ 100 less than it normally sells for. This double-din radio has a 6.4-inch touchscreen and uses the CarPlay interface when an iPhone is connected and Android Auto for Android-powered smartphones. Both interfaces allow for you to use a custom skin displaying the content of your connected phone to complete tasks like navigation,  [Read More…]

Freedom Mobile is rolling out RCS support for Android Messages

You’ll need to be running Android 5.0 or later with Android Messages v3.6 or newer.

Since iMessage won’t be coming to Android anytime soon, Google’s been hard at work to build up its own version of the popular messaging service using RCS technology and its excellent Android Messages app. On Thursday, October 11, Freedom Mobile announced that it’s now rolling out RCS features for its subscribers.

If you’re on Freedom Mobile and use Android Messages, this means  [Read More…]

Nokia 7.1, 6.1 and 6.1 Plus to get stable Android 9.0 Pie update this month

Nokia is set to deliver the stable Pie update to three phones this month.

HMD Global delivered the stable Android 9.0 Pie update to the Nokia 7 Plus at the end of last month, and the company has detailed the update schedule for other devices in its portfolio.

The Nokia 7.1, Nokia 6.1 Plus, and Nokia 6.1 are now in the beta labs program, and HMD says it will deliver the stable Pie build to all three  [Read More…]

Win a Google Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL from Android Central

New Pixels are here and you should enter to win one!

This year’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL aren’t drastically different compared to their predecessors, but improved displays, a faster processor, wireless charging, and more all result in a well fleshed-out package, making for what could be some of the best smartphones in 2018. But who wants to BUY a phone when you could WIN a phone?

That’s right, we’re giving away a new Pixel 3  [Read More…]

Top Android smartphones that come with a gradient colored back

It’s overwhelming how many smartphone models are currently available on the market today. However, it wouldn’t be an understatement to say that phone colors are often just so incredibly dull. You get the same old black, white, silver and gray, in glossy or matte. So anytime a company decides to do something else, it really catches everyone’s attention.

Well, recently an exciting new trend has emerged. We’ve started seeing more and more phones boasting a distinctive dual-tone gradient on the  [Read More…]