Tag Archive: Android


Eight surprising things you can do with Google Maps for Android

Everyone loves Google Maps, but there’s more to the app than meets the eye. Check out these eight great features that Maps even better.

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Android phones may soon send more precise location info to 911 dispatchers

Early tests have shown promising results.

911 is a number no one in the U.S. ever wants to call, but in the case that you do, you want emergency responders to get to your location as fast as humanly possible. When you currently call 911, your wireless carrier sends your location info to the 911 dispatcher so they know where to send help. Google’s recently been testing a system of its own to handle this process, and it has  [Read More…]

Red Honor 7X giveaway! Enter to win at Android Central!

Win our pick for the best budget phone of 2018 so far, in RED!

If you’re after a stylish budget phone that doesn’t skimp on performance or features, the Honor 7x is absolutely worth a look.

This phone delivers an enjoyable, high-performance Android experience in a chassis that’s just as desirable as phones costing twice as much. Be sure you check out our in-depth review of the 7X, and then come back here to enter to win  [Read More…]

Samsung halts Android Oreo 8.0 rollout for the Galaxy S8

Despite waiting a pretty long time to get the latest version of Android on the Galaxy S8, which ironically is no longer the latest version, Samsung has already halted the rollout. The build of Android 8.0 Oreo had finally come out of beta and began public rollout before being promptly stopped. The specific build in […]

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Get 24% off the H96 Pro+ Smart Android 7.1 TV Box at TomTop (Promoted)

Online retailer TomTop is back with a new promotion this time on a TV box. With so many brands on the market, selecting the best television box is not the easiest of tasks. However, TomTop hopes that a discount is all that’s needed to nudge you towards buying this particular Android TV box. For a […]

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Nine amazing wallpaper apps for Android

We LOVE wallpapers and phone customization here at AndroidGuys. Check out our list of these nine excellent wallpaper apps to spice up your Android device.

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The differences between Android and iOS are rapidly evaporating

There is no blue team. It’s all a lie. Red and blue are the same.

Through years of feature cloning and one-upmanship, Android and iOS have slowly become the same thing. Every year we see Apple and Google take to the stage with broad messages, which sound like different overall missions, only to see individual features that closely resemble the other offering.

As I sit here with an iPhone X to my left and a Google Pixel  [Read More…]

Android One-based Nokia 7+ with 18:9 display and dual-lens ZEISS camera surfaces

Leaked press renders show off Nokia’s upcoming Android One device.

HMD Global Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas revealed earlier this year that the manufacturer had something “awesome” to showcase at Mobile World Congress. One of the devices slated for an unveil include the Nokia 7+, and now we have a first look at the phone courtesy of Evan Blass. The leak shows off a phone with an 18:9 display, white color scheme interlaced with orange accents around  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger Kids comes to Android via Google Play

Available now on the Play Store.

Last December, Facebook was met with a fair bit of controversy surrounding the release of its Messenger Kids app. Messenger Kids is a tweaked version of the company’s Messenger app that’s designed to be used by kids that are 13 years-old and younger, and after coming to Amazon’s Fire tablets in January, the app is now available for all Android phones and tablets via the Google Play Store.

Children can use  [Read More…]

ZTE opens up Android 8.0 Oreo beta program for the Axon 7 users in the US

Back in December, ZTE announced it was working on the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its highly acclaimed Axon 7 smartphone. Fast forward a few months later and the Chinese company today announced it has opened the Android 8.0 Oreo beta program for Axon 7 users in the US. You can join the beta program […]

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