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Amazon awards gift cards to users who paid to remove Prime Exclusive Phones ads

Earlier this month, Amazon announced that it will no longer push lockscreen ads on its Prime Exclusive Phones and, as a result, would increase the price of the devices with $ 20. The company has been selling these products ever since 2016 and until recently owners could only get rid of these ads by paying a […]

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Android Central’s Best of CES 2018 Awards!

These are the best products we saw at CES 2018!

Thousands of products debut each year at CES, but only a few of them are award-worthy.

And while Android isn’t particularly well-represented at the world’s biggest technology show anymore, there are still plenty of reasons to be excited about the products and services that were shown off this year. From awesome phones to innovative VR headsets and a weird-and-wonderful prototype, here are our picks for the Best  [Read More…]

Android Central’s Best of 2017 Awards

The Android world never stops moving. It starts with the crazy variety of phones and tablets from dozens of different companies, but gets even more interesting when you thrown in all of the phone accessories, Chromebooks, smart home devices, Google’s services and all of the apps we use every day.

These are the best of the best that we’ve seen come across our desks and be part of our lives over 2017. They’re our Android Central Best of  [Read More…]

Google awards $10,000 prize to student who reported big security vulnerability

A bored student from Uruguay recently hit jackpot as he tried to find ways to pass the time. As Ezequiel Pereira himself explains in a blog post, he started to look for a bug in Google. At first he tried changing the Host header in requests to the App Engine server in order to gain […]

MetroPCS has a promo that awards you two free LG K20 Plus handsets

If Amazon’s Prime Day deals didn’t impress you so much this year, maybe you’d like to check out the promotions offered by prepaid carrier MetroPCS instead. The service provider will offer you two free LG K20 Plus handsets (after instant rebates), once you switched two lines over. The LG K20 Plus is a low-to-middle range […]

Sprint’s new super deal awards 1-year of free unlimited service to switchers

This week Sprint announced a promotion that will leave you wondering, what’s the catch? You see, Sprint says it will be offering an entire year of free unlimited talk, text, and data to customers switching from Verizon, AT&T or T-Mobile before June 30 and bringing in an eligible phone. But at a closer inspection, the […]

Sprint’s Unlimited Freedom plan now awards the 5th line for free

This week Sprint has updated its Unlimited Freedom plan with a limited time offer. New customers who are looking to active four lines via the carrier’s unlimited plan, will be able to get the fifth line for free. In case you don’t remember, Sprint’s Unlimited Plan awards users unlimited data, talk and text plus 1080p […]

Google announces nominees for Google Play Awards 2017

Google Play Awards will be making a comeback at the Google I/O 2017 which is happening between May 17 and May 19. The search giant wants to pay tribute to some of the best apps in the Android stores including Standout Indie, Best VR Experience and Best Apps for Kids, so it announced the nominees […]

Android Central Best of CES 2017 Awards!

AC’s CES 2017 award winners are in!

At this year’s CES in Las Vegas, instead of one particular category standing out, we were impressed by a number of existing ones — and updates to old ideas.

But trends did emerge: the Internet of Things is, while still a meaningless generalization, filtering down to consumer products in meaningful ways, like with the NVIDIA Spot. And new takes on a wrist wearable, like the the Lofelt Basslet, feel designed  [Read More…]

Google’s new Project Fi referral program awards $20 credit for each new subscriber

Are you a Project Fi subscriber who knows someone who is using a Nexus or a Pixel phone? Then why not recommend they join Project Fi, as well? Google is going to make it worth for you. The search giant has just introduced a new referral program for Project Fi, which aims to bring more