Tag Archive: Back


Security updates and Android Q access pushed back to June for the Pixel 3a

Manually downloading and flashing the Android Q beta is still possible.

What you need to know Pixel 3a phones are currently on a security patch from March. Security patch updates from April, May, and June are coming in June. Pixel 3a users will be able to opt into Android Q beta again beginning in June.

Google wowed us last week with the launch of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL phones at Google I/O 2019. Part  [Read More…]

Amex ups streaming rewards to an industry-leading 6% cash back

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The Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express is one of the best cash back cards on the market, and it’s about to get even better. American Express has announced that as of May 9th, new and existing cardholders will now earn 6% cash back on select U.S.  [Read More…]

Get $500 in cash back with the Chase Ink Business

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If you’ve been following us here at Mobile Nations, you know we’ve been talking a lot about business credit cards lately. That’s because they often provide great perks and bonuses for business owners who generally incur a higher level of spend. We continue that trend by introducing the  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro confirmed to have three cameras at the back

OnePlus 7 Pro will have three cameras at the back, and you can now buy tickets for the NYC launch.

The OnePlus 7 Pro is all set to launch on May 14, and OnePlus has started to build hype for the device. In a tweet, the company revealed that the OnePlus 7 Pro will sport three cameras at the back — making it the first OnePlus phone to do so. We’ll likely see the standard camera array,  [Read More…]

Android Q has a hidden “back” gesture that almost works

Google may be taking a clue from MIUI and the iPhone to deeper integrate horizontal gestures in Android Q.

We’ve speculated that Google may be shaking up navigation gestures in Android Q to make up for the bland and boring system it revealed with Android Pie. Companies like OnePlus and Xiaomi have used their own gestures for awhile, and their mature offerings made Google’s attempt look a little weak. This hidden gesture discovered by XDA member paphonb  [Read More…]

The wait is over – YouTube is coming back to Amazon Fire TV

Deal includes Fire TV and Prime Video, but the Echo Show won’t support YouTube yet.

The wait is over! Almost two years after Google and Amazon kicked off a war of attrition, the two companies have finally reached an agreement. Announced this morning, the deal means that YouTube is coming back to Amazon’s Fire TV devices, while the Prime Video app will add support for casting to Chromecast, and become available on more Android TVs. They say  [Read More…]

Earn $500 cash back with this Chase business card

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If you’re a business owner, don’t spend much on travel, and prefer cash back rewards, you should definitely consider the Ink Business Cash Credit Card from Chase. There are a lot of solid perks to this card, including no annual fee, 0% APR for the first 12 months  [Read More…]

Amazon’s portable Alexa-enabled Tap speaker is back down to its best price

This deal even beats offers we’ve seen on refurbished models.

Today only at Woot you can pick up the Amazon Tap for just $ 34.99. Unlike a lot of Woot’s daily deals, this discount is on a brand new device, although Woot notes that the packaging may have some blemishes. The Alexa-enabled portable Bluetooth speaker has never been available for less than this price in new condition before. It regularly sold for $ 130 new and this deal actually  [Read More…]

Chase Freedom Unlimited offers 3% back on first $20k spend

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Chase has been changing up the reward structures on its credit cards, the most recent of which is the Chase Freedom Unlimited card. Previously, the Freedom’s standard bonus was $ 150 cash back (15,000 points) after spending $ 500 in the first three months. Now, the Freedom offers  [Read More…]

Opinion: In-screen fingerprint scanners are an unnecessary step back

A new trend is hitting smartphones and I’m not sure I care for it. Much like the elimination of the 3.5mm jack a few years ago, smartphone makers are starting to adopt in-screen fingerprint scanners and do away with the physical capacitive scanners found on most phones. I’m all for innovation, but the subtraction of something shouldn’t be removed bothers me.

It’s an unnecessary step back for tech that doesn’t offer any functionality past aesthetics. In-screen options do offer OEMs  [Read More…]