Tag Archive: Android


Android Oreo will look like Android Nougat for almost everyone

Everyone knows it’s what’s inside that counts.

We’ve all had a good long look at Android Oreo. A few have been using it for the life of the beta and are running it on their phone right now, but most of us are waiting and will continue to wait for a while. One universal truth is that when Oreo comes to phones that sold well and we see millions of people getting it, we’ll hear how it  [Read More…]

Get your own 360-degree Android camera attachment for just $80!

Get your own 360-degree Android camera attachment for just $ 80!

360-degree cameras are still a bit of a niche product, with the best cameras still priced at a couple hundred dollars. Sure, that’s a cool product to have, it might not be something you’re willing to drop a few hundred dollars on just for the novelty. And yet…

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If you want to check out a 360-degree camera sooner than later, Android Central Digital Offers has the deal for  [Read More…]

Action Launcher beta now works with Android Oreo’s Adaptive Icons

Our favorite third-party launcher is getting a nice, delicious Oreo boost with its new beta.

Action Launcher v28, which is currently on its second beta as I write this, now officially supports Android Oreo’s Adaptive Icons feature, which has eluded third-party launchers until now.

Adaptive Icons are a new feature in Android 8.0 that allow app developers to create home screen icons of various shapes to suit manufacturer preferences and, in the case of themers,  [Read More…]

Nexus 6P likely to receive Android Oreo on Sept. 11

The last Nexus might see its last OS upgrade in just a few days.

According to Canadian carrier Rogers’ OS Upgrade Schedule, Android Oreo for the Nexus 6P will be released on September 11.

When Android Oreo was initially released by Google, only phones that were currently enrolled in the Android beta program received the update. This isn’t surprising, as the people who helped test the software all along should be the ones to give a gold master version  [Read More…]

Google breathes new life into old Android Wear watches with new Play Store policies

Changes will promote standalone apps for your watch.

Google has announced two major changes for Android Wear apps: Multi-APK apps are now supported for Android Wear 1.0 watches and requirements for the “Enhanced for Android Wear” Play Store badge have changed.

Multi-APK apps are apps hosted in Google Play that have separate files for your phone and your watch. Previously, only Android Wear 2.0 watches supported multi-APK apps, but now users with older watches like the Samsung  [Read More…]

An official free-to-play Game of Thrones MMO is coming to Android

The latest Game of Thrones mobile game is now available for pre-registration.

Ever wanted to rule Westeros with an iron fist, but without risking your own blood. Good news! The latest Game of Thrones game is now available for pre-registration, and it will let you do just that! After an earlier release on iOS, Game of Thrones: Conquest is now available for pre-registration in the Google Play Store.

Game of Thrones: Conquest is similar to  [Read More…]

The first Android 8.0 Oreo phone is here, the Sony Xperia XZ1

A few hours after the LG V30 went official, Sony took center stage at IFA 2017 in Berlin to announce its second flagship for the year. It’s called the Xperia XZ1 and arrives today alongside a smaller XZ1 Compact variant and the middle-range XA1 Plus. While the Sony Xperia XZ1 doesn’t look as impressive as […]

Google has already started working on Android P

It has literally been only a few days since Google has launched the latest version of its Mobile operating system, Android Oreo 8.0. While it has not even officially reached devices other than the Pixel and the Nexus yet, Google has now started working on the next major software version, the Android P. Some members […]

Learn to develop apps for Android Oreo for just $34!

Have you always dreamt of developing your own apps for Android, but simply don’t have the knowledge or the tools needed to get started? And with every new Android release, you feel like you’re just falling further behind in reaching those dreams. But that doesn’t have to be the case.

You need to take advantage of this great offer by from Android Central Digital Offers. You can get the Complete Android Oreo with Kotlin Bundle for just $  [Read More…]

This 360-degree camera snaps onto your Android phone, $79.99 (Deal of the Day)

Panoramic photos are really quite awesome, but they’re not always that easy to capture. Sure, some camera apps are helpful and walk you through the process, but it’s not guaranteed to have true 360-degree images. Our Deal of the Day is a camera that plugs into your phone’s USB Type-C or microUSB port and which captures […]