Tag Archive: Android

Android History Interview: LG’s Dr. Ramchan Woo

Intro Pre-history Early days Making it big Transformed Samsung rises Coming soon Coming soon Coming soon

If you’ve used a flagship LG phone in recent years, you’ll be familiar with the work of Dr. Ramchan Woo. LG’s VP of product strategy played a major role in the development of the Korean company’s “G” series smartphones, and has a unique perspective on LG’s rise from an outsider to one of the bigger Android phone makers. So as we  [Read More…]

Android enters the Jelly Bean Era

In Part 6 of our 8-part series on the Android of History, we examine how a wave of new devices running ‘Jelly Bean’ ushered in the modern age of Android.

Intro Pre-history Early days Making it big Transformed Samsung rises Jelly Bean Era Coming soon Coming soon

As Android enters the modern age, HTC and Samsung vie for supremacy, LG emerges as a new contender and Google experiments with tablets, phones and glasses.

Of all  [Read More…]

Android fingerprint sensors, ranked

When it comes to using your finger for security, these are the best phone choices.

It’s pretty easy to see that 2015 was the year that Android phones started getting some really great fingerprint sensors, with several different manufacturers either getting into the game for the first time with great offerings or iterating on old designs to get something that’s more consistent and easier to use.

Huawei, Samsung, LG, OnePlus and HTC — just to name  [Read More…]

Android Ornament t-shirts and hoodies now available for a limited time

Support Android Central, the center of the Android universe with one of these limited edition holiday t-shirts or hoodies in the color of your choice.

This holiday season we’ve got new swag to share with everyone here at Android Central. These brand-new Android Ornament t-shirts are a limited print run we’re offering through December 3 that features Lloyd, our official mascot on the back. Not only are there high quality tee’s for both men and women  [Read More…]

[Deal] Learn the ins and outs of Android and Web development with the Learn to Code Bundle

Usually the deals here at AndroidGuys are either a set price, or they are a giveaway. There are some deals however, that fall in that “in between” margin. This is where The Learn to Code Bundle sits. You’ve probably heard about the likes of the Humble Bundle. In case you haven’t, it’s a bundle of games and apps where Indie developers are looking to get their apps noticed. So in order to bring everyone to their apps, you essentially set  [Read More…]

Save up to 65% on select Android unlocked smartphones with Gearbest

In the hunt for an unlocked, off-contract Android smartphone? If you’re the type of person who doesn’t need a handset from a major brand name or likes to kick the tires on upstart companies, you might like what Gearbest has in store for you ahead of Black Friday. Yes, the web retailer is offering some Early Bird deals with discounts of phones reaching as high as 80% off.

While some of these are from companies you’ve never heard of, they  [Read More…]

Pingpad improves support for Android tablets, adds new profiles and more

Collaborative notes app Pingpad recently snagged an update that brings a proper tablet interface for Android, along with new profiles, group features and more.

NVIDIA’s Black Friday deals include $50 off Shield Android TV, discounted games

It looks like NVIDIA has cooked up some pretty good deals for Black Friday this year, including a nice discount on the Shield Android TV and several games.

Android Central app gets a new coat of paint, needed bugfixes

A quick heads up for those of you using the Android Central app. We’ve pushed an update today that most importantly fixes a nagging issue in our forums, and you should now be able to post images again.

We’ve also done a little rebranding, with colors looking a little less like what you might have found in the seminal Batman movie from 1989. (How good was Jack Nicholson, right?)

Full changelog is as follows:

Fixes image upload  [Read More…]

Catch Andrew live tonight on TWiT’s All About Android show

Our own Andrew Martonik will be live on TWiT’s All About Android show this evening, and you can tune in to check it out live. Starting around 5 p.m. PT, or 8 p.m. for those of you on the East Coast, you can catch Andrew speaking with the TwiT team about all things Android.

If you’re interested in checking out the show tonight, you can head on over to TWiT at the link below to catch the  [Read More…]