Privacy is everything nowadays. It’s hotly debated online, in political forums, and huge corporations are regularly selling our information so that other corporations can, in turn, make money off of us as well. A lot of folks are OK with that and view it as “just the way the world works” and other folks are tinfoil and don’t even have a landline telephone. But you don’t have to belong to either extreme camp — you can meet privacy and online [Read More…]
Tag Archive: Devices
Do you own a Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, or Pixel C? Did you know that you could be on the cutting-edge versions of Android? That’s right! You can install the latest, test and development releases of Android before it’s rolled out to the masses. As of today the Android O Developer Preview 1 is being offered […]
Google on Tuesday introduced its next version of Android. Well, sort of. As it has done with the last few iterations of its platform, Google is giving developers early access to the upcoming release. Indeed, the first developer preview has been made available for select devices. What’s New? The first question we always ask when dealing […]
There is an awful lot of publicity recently for the unlocked phone market. And it’s generally well-deserved: the recent flood of good (if not great) devices that can hold their water against the likes of the big boys Samsung, LG, and the Cupertino-based-company-that-shall-not-be-named. The added draw is that with the death of traditional 2-year service […]
Samsung is making its browser available on Google hardware.
In a bid to deliver faster updates, Samsung decoupled its browser from TouchWiz and started offering it on the Play Store since 2015. The browser was limited to Galaxy phones, but a beta version of Samsung Internet is now being listed on the Play Store with support for the Google Pixel and Nexus devices.
The description for the app states that it is available on all “Galaxy [Read More…]
Amazon’s Echo connected speaker proved to be surprisingly popular with consumers across the globe. To such an extent that Echo alternatives soon started popping up, the Google Home being among the most notable. While companies like Samsung are only now entertaining the idea of a connected speaker complete with a virtual assistant, Amazon is apparently […]
Instant Tethering is coming to save your tablet’s internet.
Google has just turned on a feature called Instant Tethering, allowing Nexus and Pixel phones and tablets to share internet connections automatically, as long as they are connected to the same Google profile.
Announced on the company’s support forum, the feature is a part of the new Google Play Services (so it may not be available for everyone just yet) and can be accessed through the Settings [Read More…]
Looking back, everyone has a point where they started loving Android. Often those products became sentimental favorites. These are some of them as told by the AC editors.
Android is quite amazing. Not only is it nearing its 10 year anniversary, but the platform has dwarfed any reasonable expectation of success the founders must have had when developing the software.
It’s also why, and how, many of the writers on Android Central got their start in the [Read More…]
A new version of Android 7.x Nougat is rolling out now!
Android 7.1.2 is rolling out to Nexus and Pixel devices through Google’s beta channel, according to a post on the company’s developer blog.
Called “the next maintenance release” for Android 7.x Nougat, Google says that “refinements,” including “bugfixes and optimizations, along with a small number of enhancements for carriers and users.”
Google says the beta, like all previous versions, is compatible with Pixel, Pixel XL, [Read More…]
Right now you can pick up Aukey’s Quick Charge 3.0 car charger for just $ 9 with coupon code OHBVOTE9, a savings of $ 8. It features two Quick Charge 3.0 ports, so you can keep all your favorite gadgets topped up while on the go. Quick Charge 3.0 can charge compatible devices up to four times faster than a regular charger, so whether you spend 10 minutes or two hours in the car each day, this will get you [Read More…]