Tag Archive: Android


Hands-on with Microsoft’s new Xbox Game Pass app for Android

At Gamescom 2018, Microsoft debuted a new Xbox Game Pass mobile app for Android and iOS, allowing you to browse and push game installations remotely to your console.

Xbox Game Pass is a $ 9.99 per month service that gives you subscription access to dozens of games. It also has some true headliners, such as Fallout 4, DOOM, and The Division.

During Gamescom 2018, Microsoft unveiled a new Xbox Game Pass app for Android and iOS mobile  [Read More…]

You can now undo sent emails for Gmail on Android

One of the most useful features present in Gmail for ages is the ability to undo a sent email. Sometimes this saves you from saying something you shouldn’t have or allows you to add something you forgot. Either way, it can be a real lifesaver when you need it and the Gmail app on Android now has it.

The ability to undo a sent email seems so simple and yet essential, it’s hard to believe it wasn’t implemented earlier. No  [Read More…]

Huawei to update P20 to Android Pie first

Android 9 Pie has now been released, and manufacturers are already planning future updates to their current devices (though Essential beat the competition and released their update the same day). Huawei is the latest to talk about its update plans.

EMUI 9.0 based on Android Pie will be unveiled at IFA 2018 in September. From there, the P20 series will receive the update to Android Pie first. This is scheduled to happen in September, which is surprisingly fast. This might be due  [Read More…]

These are the best Android phones for playing Fortnite

Fortnite is a graphics-intensive game that demands a powerful phone, and the Galaxy Note 8 is your best option.

Our Pick Samsung Galaxy Note 8

$ 750 at Amazon $ 699 at Samsung

Best phone for Fortnite.

The Galaxy Note 8 may soon be usurped by the Note 9, but until the sequel hits shelves the Note 8 is tops for Fortnite gamers. It’s got the most RAM out of the Samsung devices, which  [Read More…]

Nokia 7 Plus will receive Android 9.0 Pie stable update in September

The Nokia 7 Plus will be the first Snapdragon 660 phone to receive the Android 9.0 Pie update.

The Nokia 7 Plus was one of seven devices in the third-party Android beta program, and the phone picked up the Beta 4 build earlier in the month. HMD Global has mentioned that it is in the final stages of the beta program, with a stable build slated for the device in the coming weeks.

At a media event  [Read More…]

JBL’s $399 Android TV soundbar now up for pre-order, sales kick off in Oct.

JBL’s Link Bar is an Assistant-integrated soundbar that’s also an Android TV device.

JBL announced the Link Bar — a $ 399 soundbar that doubles up as an Android TV device along with Google Assistant integration — back at I/O 2018, and we now have mode details on availability. The Link Bar is now up for pre-order on B&H Photo for $ 399, and retail availability is set to kick off from October 16.

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How to set up and use Windows 10’s Your Phone app with Android

Your Phone for Windows 10 is currently in testing, so here’s how to set it up.

Want to try out the new Your Phone app on Windows 10? We’ve got you covered with a quick how-to showcasing all the steps you need to take to get things set up and ready to go.

How to use the Windows 10 Your Phone app

Right now, the Your Phone app only works on Android, and it allows you  [Read More…]

Fortnite and PUBG are now both on Android. Which is the better game?

Here’s how Battle Royale’s biggest games compare on Android.

Battle Royal games have exploded in popularity, and now that everyone’s addicted these companies are seeing fit to release these games for your smartphones. We’ve been enjoying the mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds for quite some time, and now Fortnite — the biggest game in the space — has finally made its way to Android.

While there are other Battle Royale games available on the go, these are  [Read More…]

4 ways Android apps make Chromebooks more like Windows PCs

Google markets Chromebooks as more secure, simpler to use, and easier to maintain than Windows PCs, but Android apps may have changed things.

Unfortunately for Google (and fortunately for Microsoft), Android apps on the Chrome OS chip away at Chromebooks’ touted advantages. Windows PCs have been the standard for personal computing for decades. Apple’s attempts to subvert Microsoft’s PC dominance with Macs have succeeded in only carving out a tiny niche alongside Redmond’s market dominance.

Google entered  [Read More…]

How to Install Fortnite on your Android device

Earlier this week, Epic Games officially began rolling out the Fortnite beta for Android devices. After only a few days of exclusivity on the Galaxy Note 9, the game was now available for all with a compatible Android device.

But the process of installing Fortnite on your device is a bit tricky, due to the fact that Epic is using its own website and a Fortnite Installer program to give Android users access to the game. The company said the  [Read More…]