Tag Archive: Android


Top Android smartphones that come with a gradient colored back

It’s overwhelming how many smartphone models are currently available on the market today. However, it wouldn’t be an understatement to say that phone colors are often just so incredibly dull. You get the same old black, white, silver and gray, in glossy or matte. So anytime a company decides to do something else, it really catches everyone’s attention.

Well, recently an exciting new trend has emerged. We’ve started seeing more and more phones boasting a distinctive dual-tone gradient on the  [Read More…]

Moto E5 with Android Go and big 4,000 mAh battery is now available in the US for $99.99

Introduced this spring, the Moto E5 is finally available for purchase in the United States. So far customers could purchase the Moto E5 Play and Moto E5 Plus in the country, but not the standard Moto E5.

Well, that changes as of this week, as the phone is currently available for $ 99.99 at Best Buy via prepaid carrier SIMPLE Mobile. Target and Walmart will also start selling the device starting on the 14 and 15 October respectively.

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The best fitness trackers for your Android device

Looking to buy a wearable to adorn your wrist with? The first question that comes to mind is whether you should get a smartwatch or a fitness tracker?

Well, the answer depends on what you expect the device to do. A smartwatch makes it easier to respond to emails, texts, and calls and see social media notifications. On the other hand, fitness trackers have traditionally focused on health and activity monitoring, such as how many steps you’ve taken during the day.

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Nokia 7.1 specs: 5.84-inch display, HDR upscaling, Android One

Here’s everything you can expect.

The Nokia 7.1 brings a vastly improved package from the Nokia 7 late last year, and offers a compelling mid-range package at an affordable price. It comes with a larger display, slightly bigger battery, some key spec changes and bokeh capture in the front and rear cameras.

Here’s everything you’ll find inside the Nokia 7.1.

Category Spec Operating system Android One (Oreo) Display 5.84-inch LCD, 2160×1090 (19:9)HDR10Real-time SDR to HDR upscaling Processor  [Read More…]

Android Pie updates, Fitbit Charge 3 coming soon, and other news worth knowing

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Tuesday, October 4th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, we see yet another Pixel 3 leak, HMD Global confirms Android Pie  [Read More…]

Best diary/journal apps for Android users

Despite having a rather childish connotation, keeping a diary or a journal is actually extremely beneficial to anyone. A growing body of research is suggesting that writing your thoughts down on paper helps you improve emotionally. There is no limit with writing, which is what makes it such a beautiful and healing process.

But rather than putting pen on paper, for most of us today it will probably feel more natural to use a smartphone app instead to quickly type  [Read More…]

Microsoft brings Android app mirroring to Windows 10

Mirroring or accessing your Android phone’s screen is on your computer is nothing new. There have been ways to do this in the past with other apps on Windows. However, Microsoft is about to make this process a lot easier by building it directly into Windows 10.

Beginning with the October update you will be able to use the Your Phone app to sync your Android phone with your Windows 10 computer. This comes after Microsoft was forced to ultimately  [Read More…]

Nokia 7.1 announced with HDR notched display, Android 8.1 Oreo

As anticipated, Nokia today took the stage in London to unveil its latest star in the budget lineup. The phone is called the Nokia 7.1. Or the all-new Nokia 7, as some of the company’s officials have referred to it during the presentation.

Design-wise, the Nokia 7.1 doesn’t really bring anything new. The phone is made of glass and metal, just like most upper-middle-rangers and flagships these days. It also features a notch on top of the 5.85-inch LCD display.  [Read More…]

Which Android phones are compatible with the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro?

Best answer: Any Android phone running Android OS 4.4 (KitKat) or later, with 1.5GB of RAM is compatible with the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro.

Amazon: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro ($ 145)

Many modern Android phones can connect to Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

If you have any of the big-name phones, like any of Google’s Pixels, every Samsung Galaxy S phone since the S3, LG’s latest, and so on, it’ll work with the  [Read More…]

Microsoft will soon make accessing your Android phone on Windows 10 easy with app mirroring

Mirroring or accessing your Android phone’s screen is on your computer is nothing new. There have been ways to do this in the past with other apps on Windows. However, Microsoft is about to make this process a lot easier by building it directly into Windows 10.

Beginning with the October update you will be able to use the Your Phone app to sync your Android phone with your Windows 10 computer. This comes after Microsoft was forced to ultimately  [Read More…]