Well, that’s one less Pixel-exclusive feature.
Google has released a new app to the Play Store for all Android users running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and above. The app, simply called Wallpaper, offers almost the same functionality as the built-in wallpaper switcher on the Google Pixel, minus the array of interesting and unique Live Wallpapers that we covered in our review.
The upside is that now everyone has access to dozens of beautiful wallpapers curated by [Read More…]
It’s been too long since our last wallpaper post. This time around we’ve gathered 50 HD and QHD images of mosaic wallpapers for your mobile device backgrounds. Some of the wallpapers might be a bit busy for some of you, but for others these images will show off the power of your displays. In order
Earlier today, we reported that Sprint users could get replacement devices for their “safe” Note 7s. Following reports of what was supposed to be a “safe” Note 7 exploding on Southwest Airlines, AndroidPolice is reporting that all four major US carriers (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint) have now elected to exchange safe Note 7s for any other
Using publicly available Wi-Fi can be amazingly convenient. But, it’s also fraught with security issues. Connecting to an unsecured public Wi-Fi hotspot makes you vulnerable to hackers who can gain access to all your passwords, banking information, and anything other private information.
If your phone automatically connects to available Wi-Fi networks, your phone might be connecting while in your pocket and opening up your data without you even knowing. Your options are to be way more careful about connecting your [Read More…]
Gmail is updating to provide responsive design for all devices. For emails that support it, the Gmail app will scale the content of the email to fit different screen sizes. This means text that’s easier to read, bigger buttons and links, and wider images. You’ll also see these changes on the desktop as well. If
Aukey is currently offering its 3-port desktop charger for just $ 9 with coupon code 24UOYEHW, a savings of $ 7. One of the three ports is Quick Charge 2.0 compatible, allowing you to charge your device up to 75% quicker. The other two ports are just standard chargers, meaning they won’t be as quick but they can all be used at the same time. This small unit is perfect carry around with you while traveling or on the go. [Read More…]
Tough luck Xperia Z3 owners.
Sony has published the list of devices that will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat, and right off the bat there’s a glaring omission. There’s no mention of phones in the Xperia C, Xperia M, or Xperia E lineups, which means that it is unlikely these devices will ever see the Nougat update. The Xperia Z3, which made its debut in September 2014, will also not be updated to the latest version of Android.
It’s time for a software update.
After months of beta testing, MIUI 8 is now available for download on select Xiaomi phones. The stable ROM is being rolled out via an OTA update to the Redmi Note (3G and 4G editions) and Mi 4i starting today, with other devices slated to receive the update in the coming days and weeks.
MIUI 8 will be available on these devices:
Mi Max Mi 5 Mi 4i Mi [Read More…]
Launch day for the next version of Android!
After a five-month developer preview program, the next version of Android is finally upon us! Google has announced that Android 7.0 Nougat is complete, and Nexus devices will begin receiving the update from today.
Nougat brings a host of new features, including split-screen multi-window, improved notifications and longer battery life through the improved Doze feature.
We’re not expecting the final version of Android 7.0 to feature any [Read More…]
Google on Monday announced that the final, consumer-ready version of Android 7.0 Nougat is ready for public consumption. According to Google, the final release will begin rolling out to select Android devices over the coming weeks. Among the models expected to see the 7.0 Nougat update are the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus