Tag Archive: April


The invisible home screen: an ultra minimal theme, or excellent April Fool’s Day prank

This theme pulls double duty as an April Fool’s prank and testament to Android’s customizable beauty.

There are few themes that are quite as flexible and adaptable as what I like to call the “invisible” home screen. It’s a theme that could only exist on Android, and it is both high art and farce. It is both a prank and a functional beauty. Setting up this theme is quite easy, it can work with just about any  [Read More…]

Google Home and Google Home Mini could make their way to India in April

Google’s smart home products are ready to make their debut in India.

Google Home made its debut back in 2016, and Google introduced the mini variant late last year. Both smart home products are available in select markets around the world, and it now looks like they’re making their way to India. Information received by Gadgets 360 suggests both the Google Home and Google Home Mini will be introduced in the subcontinent in April.

The timing  [Read More…]

The best and worst April Fools’ Day tech gags of 2018

April Fools’ Day is coming early this year.

April Fools’ Day. It’s a holiday that doesn’t mean much to most people, but in the tech world, it means 24 hours of gags, jokes, and baloney press releases galore.

Last year had some notable highlights, such as the T-Mobile ONEsie and (my personal favorite) Google Gnome, and 2018 is proving to be just as hysterical. Here’s our roundup of the best — and more importantly — worst April  [Read More…]

Android 8.1 Oreo is coming to the Razer Phone in April

You can download the Developer Preview right now.

If you own a Razer Phone, chances are you’ve been itching to get your hands on Android Oreo. The phone shipped with 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box, and Razer’s finally broken the silence and announced that Oreo is officially on the way.

On its Twitter account, Razer confirmed that it’ll be skipping Android 8.0 and simply updating the Razer Phone to 8.1.

The update will be available for  [Read More…]

DODOCOOL is giving away a Nintendo Switch (and more) for April Fool’s Day (Promoted)

DODOCOOL is celebrating the arrival of April’s Fool Day with a bunch of discounts and giveaway. Enter to win until April 02, 2018.

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Motorola’s first phones of 2018 will be announced in April

There’s also a new President leading the company.

Motorola was noticeably absent from Mobile World Congress this year, but now the company’s confirmed we won’t have to wait too much longer before we get to see what in the world it’s working on.

In a recent blog post, Motorola said —

We’re excited for what 2018 (and beyond!) is going to bring us and look forward to sharing our first products of the year with you next  [Read More…]

Rick and Morty is finally coming to PlayStation VR on April 10

Try to avoid playing with the Plumbus too much, and you’ll be fine.

One of the most popular PC VR games of 2017 is making its way to PlayStation VR on April 10, and in a big way. Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality lets you play as a Morty clone whose job is to wander around and do the things Rick and Morty don’t have time to do. As long as you follow the rules and don’t poison yourself  [Read More…]

Android 8.0 Oreo with ‘Stock+ UI’ coming to Axon 7 in April 2018

Don’t expect any Oreo updates until April.

The ZTE Axon 7 was one of 2016’s best mid-rangers, and earlier this month, it was confirmed that the phone would be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo at some point in 2018. Since then, ZTE Germany has taken to its official forums with a more precise time frame of when to expect the update.

According to ZTE, the Axon 7 will get the Oreo update in April of 2018. Having  [Read More…]

Sprint offering Galaxy S8 2-for-1 deal until April 27, so long as you open a new line

New Sprint customers and upgraders can get a solid deal when picking up two Galaxy S8s this week.

The Galaxy S8 launch hype is real, and Sprint is capitalizing on the buzz with a two-for-one deal that gives you two of the hottest Samsung phones for the price of one. The caveat, of course, is that this deal comes by way of Sprint’s “Galaxy Forever” lease program, meaning you’re actually signing up for two leases, but only have to  [Read More…]

Get the HTC U Ultra, HTC 10 and more with a discount until April 23

The HTC U Ultra was unveiled in the first weeks of January, but only a few months later was the device made available for purchase in the US. The phone hasn’t been a huge hit with customers so far and with the Samsung Galaxy S8 out and about, HTC is trying its best to attract […]