Tag Archive: Android


T-Mobile has deals on top Android phones in time for back to school

T-Mobile has some great deals for all you back to school shoppers, but you don’t have to be a parent or a student to enjoy these deals.

Starting today when you buy a Samsung Galaxy S9 you get a second one free. You can also save up to a whopping $ 720 on a second Samsung Galaxy S9+ or S8 Active with the purchase of one.

The deals are available for a limited time

Don’t worry all you LG fans  [Read More…]

How to take screenshots in Android P

Here’s everything you need to know about screenshots in Android P!

Android P brings a lot of new features and changes to our favorite mobile OS, and one of the most basic elements of Android — taking screenshots — hasn’t been left out.

Google’s vastly improved the screenshot-taking and editing experience in Android P compared to past versions, and today, I’m going to walk you through all the changes to keep an eye out for.

Without further  [Read More…]

Deal: BOGO Android phones at Verizon and more just in time for back to school

It’s almost time to send the kids back to school and you know what that means. Time to break out your wallet and pick up supplies. If a new phone is on your list, then Verizon has good news for you. Thanks to their back to school sale, you can pick up some of the hottest Android phones with their buy one get one deal.

Phone Deals

For a limited time, pick up the Samsung S9, Pixel 2, or Moto  [Read More…]

Xiaomi teases Android One-based Mi A2 ahead of official unveil

Xiaomi’s 2018 Android One device will be unveiled on July 24 in Madrid.

Xiaomi teamed up with Google to launch an Android One-based phone last year, and it looks like the collaboration wasn’t a one-off. The Mi A1 turned out to be one of the best phones of 2017, and now Xiaomi is all set to launch a successor. The company has teased the launch of the next-gen model in the series, which will be dubbed the  [Read More…]

BlackBerry announces an Android Oreo beta for the KEYone

An upgraded beta program is also launching.

The BlackBerry KEY2 is the best way to get your hardware keyboard fix in 2018, but if you’re still rocking a KEYone, it looks like you’ll soon be able to finally throw Oreo on it.

If you’re registered for the BlackBerry Beta Zone, you should be receiving an email soon that highlights a couple big changes.

First off, BlackBerry’s moving its beta testing program over to a new platform that’s  [Read More…]

Google might face a $2.82 billion fine for pushing its services on Android

The European Commission is behind this.

When you get a new Android phone, you probably don’t think too much about the Google Search widget on your home screen, Chrome being set as the default browser, or all of Google’s big apps pre-installed out of the box. However, the European Commission certainly has and is planning on fining Google billions of dollars for these actions.

According to a report this week from The Wall Street Journal, it’s expected  [Read More…]

Best Android games to play with family and friends

Technology often gets a bad rep for sucking kids and adults alike in for hours at a time, removing them from their peers and families and engulfing them into a fantasy world.

But throw in a good game into the mix and smartphones can quickly be turned into the tool that can help people connect and family members bond with each other.

With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best family-friendly games for Android to  [Read More…]

Twitter Android app is being updated with a bottom navigation bar

The swipe gesture between the four main pages is no more 😞

On Thursday evening this week, the Twitter Support account announced a new update for its Android app. There are a few things to take note of, but the biggest change reworks the app’s navigation we’ve had since June 2016.

Rather than showing icons at the top for Home, Moments, Notifications, and Direct Messages, these are now moved to the very bottom of your screen. This  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone users can sign up for invitation-only Android Oreo beta program

You know what they say. Better late than never! This applies marvelously to the BlackBerry KEYone, which finally got its own Android Oreo beta program.

The phone which was released in April 2017 still runs Android 7.1 Nougat. But not for long. At least we hope that’s the case now that the Oreo beta program is offdficial.

Those who have registered for the BlackBerry Beta Zone might want to keep an eye on their inbox. The company has been sending  [Read More…]

How to set up Android Auto on your phone so you’ll actually use it

PSA: Keep your focus on the road and off your phone.

When Google first announced Android Auto, it was a fairly basic app that let you connect and display a limited amount of information from your phone to your car via a wired connection to an aftermarket in-dash display head unit. Automakers eventually supported the platform as more cars included touch displays in their interface, but unless you’re driving a newer model car from 2016 on there’s  [Read More…]