Tag Archive: Asked


Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL: frequently asked questions

Google finally unveiled its brand new phones, the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, this week at an event in New York. It seems like the endless leaks are now finally at a rest and we’re getting our first look at the devices.

The follow up to last year’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL seem like small, but real, upgrades. Fans will find a familiar design, specs, and price, but there are some new features to get excited about.

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Amazon just asked Alexa to declare war on every smart home company

Anything you can do, Amazon can do cheaper. Look out.

The AmazonBasics Microwave stole many of the headlines as a wacky device that there was no way Amazon was going to actually announce. But today, it did. The microwave itself isn’t interesting in the least — it’s the most generic, cheap-looking microwave this side of a college dorm room. But it, along with the dozen other Echo-related hardware announcements Amazon just made, marks the point at which  [Read More…]

Reddit users were asked what their favorite apps are. Here are some of the best

With so many new apps popping up in the Play Store every day, it’s hard to keep on top of whats out there. So, when Reddit user Fallout541 posed the question “What is your favorite app” to the AskReddit community, our ears perked up. We cover a lot of apps here at AndroidGuys with our […]

We asked for thinner and lighter phones — and now we complain about them?

You can’t always get what you want.

Over the past few years, there’s been a clear trend across the smartphone industry to go thinner, lighter and more compact in attempt to give you the most screen size per cubic millimeter of phone size. We were surprised when phones snuck under the 10 mm thickness threshold, and now 8 mm is about the norm. Bezels have consistently shrunk to accommodate ever-higher screen-to-body ratios. Battery capacities have generally stagnated  [Read More…]

Sony’s Xperia Z4 is the flagship nobody asked for

Sony’s latest high-end phone, announced for the Japanese market, is a bizarre non-upgrade that does no favors for the company or its customers.

Let’s talk about the Sony Xperia Z4. The Japanese electronics giant announced the latest in its line of premium Z-series smartphones recently for its home market. And it’s fair to say the popular reaction to the device has fallen somewhere between bewilderment and outright derision. Consumers and critics alike seem confused as to  [Read More…]