Tag Archive: Android


This 3-in-1 cable is a must-have for all Android and iPhone fans at $6 off

This cable can charge pretty much any device and is $ 6 off with this code.

There’s no such thing as too many charging cables, especially when they come with three different charging connectors. Right now, you can snag Anker’s PowerLine II 3-in-1 cable for just $ 11.24 when you checkout using coupon code ANKERKJ8. It normally sells for around $ 17 and the cable has never dropped this low directly. The code works for both the  [Read More…]

Android Q could make it easier for carriers to lock phones to their network

Here’s what we’re expecting from Android in 2019.

Quesito? Quiche? Queen of Puddings?

Whatever it ends up being called, Android Q is the latest upcoming software update for Google’s mobile OS, and even though it seems like Pie was just released yesterday, Q will be here before you know it.

If you’re looking for the latest news, rumored features, and more for Android Q, you’ve come to the right place.

The latest Android Q news January 21,  [Read More…]

How to group Sonos speakers using the Android app

If you have multiple Sonos speakers in your home, adding them to a group allows you to stream the same song or podcast simultaneously across all of them so you can listen to it everywhere. If you’re unsure how to use groups, we’ll be teaching you how to make one in the Sonos Android app!

Products used in this guide Amazon: Sonos One ($ 199) Amazon: Sonos Beam ($ 399) Google Play Store: Sonos Controller for Android (Free)  [Read More…]

Prioritize photo-taking with these photography cases for Android

Camera quality is one of the most important factors in a modern smartphone, so we test as many phones and accessories as possible to find the best mobile photography experiences.

The Moment Photo Case is well-known for a reason. On its own, it’s a slim and stylish case that fits on most popular phones, but with the addition of Moment’s high-quality interchangeable lenses, you can turn your phone into a much more versatile camera with options for  [Read More…]

Skip the line for the latest Android security patch on your Pixel

Now that we’re well into the cycle of regular Android 9 Pie updates, Pixel owners are clamoring to get the latest updates to Android 9 as soon as possible. But Google doesn’t always push these over-the-air updates as soon as people would like, which is where this guide comes in. Using the tips below, you can sideload factory images or OTA updates to your Pixel device as soon as they are available.

Products used in this guide Best  [Read More…]

Twitter accidentally made private accounts public for some Android users

This issue spans all the way back to November 3, 2014.

If you want to protect yourself from the rampant toxicity often found on Twitter, one way to do this is by making your account private through a feature called “Protect my Tweets.” It does things like only showing your tweets to approved followers, makes people send a request to follow you, and more. Unfortunately, if you use the Twitter Android app and had this turned on,  [Read More…]

Android users can finally use Twitter in chronological order again

Order has been restored to the world.

Remember about a month ago, when Twitter rolled out the option for iOS users to switch from its “optimized” Home feed, which shows you popular tweets first, back to the chronological timeline we’ve all been clamoring over for years? Well, good news, everyone — starting today, that feature is coming to Android users, too.

Twitter’s decision to move to an algorithmic timeline back in 2016 hasn’t exactly been a popular  [Read More…]

Setting up your new Android phone isn’t complete without this!

You’ve moved your contacts and apps from your old phone to your new phone, but now it’s time to really unpack your new phone!

Setting up a new phone is like setting up a new apartment: there’s a lot to do and it can be easy to forget a few things along the way. Here at Android Central, we set up a lot of new phones during our device reviews — and of course as we play  [Read More…]

Verizon is reportedly working on a game streaming service for Android

Verizon Gaming is currently in alpha testing on the NVIDIA Shield Android TV.

With things like Google Project Stream and Xbox Project xCloud in the works, it’s evident that cloud-based game streaming is going to be a big deal in 2019 and beyond. According to a report from The Verge, another company that’s looking to tap into this niche is Verizon.

Verizon’s game service, called “Verizon Gaming”, is reportedly in alpha testing right now on the NVIDIA  [Read More…]

Top 6 things we want to see in Android Q

Android Pie was great — here’s where we want to see the OS go next.

Believe it or not, but it’s now been over six months since Android 9 Pie was officially released. You know what’s even crazier? Its first developer preview dropped more than ten months ago. All that’s to say that its successor — Android 10 Q — will be here before you know it.

We’ve really enjoyed our time with Android Pie and recognize  [Read More…]