Tag Archive: First


AT&T reveals its first three mobile 5G cities

Mobile 5G is coming this year, and now we know the first cities that’ll get it.

AT&T says that Dallas, Texas; Waco, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia will be among the first cities to get its mobile 5G service. AT&T plans to launch 5G in a dozen cities by the end of 2018, and it’ll reveal more of those cities in the coming months.

AT&T’s mobile 5G will be standards-based, and at least initally, it’ll use millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum. Additional  [Read More…]

Nokia 7+ gets revealed in first hands-on photo ahead of MWC 2018

This could be Nokia’s best Android phone yet.

During this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, HMD Global will be one of the companies announcing new products for its Nokia line of Android phones. One of the devices we see is expected to be the Nokia 7+, and shortly ahead of its official unveiling, a new hands-on picture gives us a clear look at it.

The picture shows the front of the Nokia 7+, and as you  [Read More…]

These are the first things to do with your new Pixel 2

Make your setup process count.

It’s no secret that a lot of us here at Android Central are fans of the Pixel 2, and while Google may not be selling as many phones compared to the likes of Samsung or Apple, the most recent earnings report show that a lot of people are still buying Google’s second real attempt at making its own smartphone.

Setting up a new Android phone can sometimes be a tedious process, and  [Read More…]

Eufy’s compact smart plugs are down to $14 for the first time

No more excuses. Start your smart home now!

The Eufy smart plug down to $ 13.99 is its first drop below $ 23 ever. It’s cheap enough you can afford to buy a couple to really get your smart home moving along. Just look at how that price compares to other popular smart plugs. The Wemo Mini is $ 30 right now, and the TP-Link smart plug is $ 25.

These plugs require no hub and work  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5T gets first public Oreo update with OxygenOS 5.0.2

OTA updates incoming!

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – privacy and user security issues aside, one OnePlus’s biggest strengths lies with speedy software updates. The company launched an open beta of Android Oreo for the OnePlus 5T at the tail-end of December, and just a month later, a public Oreo build is already rolling out.

The exact software version is OxygenOS 5.0.2, and it’s the first public OxygenOS update that’s based on Android  [Read More…]

Vivo Xplay7 rumored to be the first phone with 10GB RAM

“Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.”

The above quote from Jurassic Park‘s Dr. Ian Malcom is one of my favorite lines from the movie, and if there’s ever been a time where it applied to the smartphone space, it’s now. Pictures of a presentation from Vivo were recently uploaded to Chinese social network Weibo, and they suggest that the company’s latest phone – the Vivo Xplay7  [Read More…]

This is what the first Chrome OS tablet looks like

We don’t know specs, release date, or price, but this is definitely a tablet running Chrome OS.

When Google released the Pixelbook last fall, the company proved that Chrome OS can be an excellent operating system whether you want to use it in the fashion of a laptop or tablet. There have been plenty of 2-in-1 Chromebooks that allow you to use Chrome OS in both fashions, but it looks like Acer is working on the world’s first standalone  [Read More…]

Google now offers audiobooks in the Play Store (get 50% off your first purchase)

Want to read more, but don’t have the time? Audiobooks are the obvious solution. Lots of people today use the time spent cooking or working out to enhance their knowledge by loading up an audiobook on their smartphone (or another device). Aware of the trend, Google too wants to encourage people to expand their horizons, […]

New Amazon Echo device owner? Here are the first things to try

Amazon Echo was one of the most sought-after gifts during the most recent holiday season, literally flying off virtual and physical shelves. Three years after defining a category with the first Echo smart speaker, Amazon has regularly refreshed an expanded the line which now includes seven models, each powered by Alexa. Echo (1st generation) Echo […]

Micromax’s first Android Go phone coming later this month, and it could cost just $30

India’s Micromax is all set to unveil its first Android Go phone, with rumors hinting at a sub-$ 50 price.

Google formally unveiled its Android Oreo (Go Edition) platform last month, detailing how devices running 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage will benefit from the lightweight OS. We haven’t heard much on the device front, but that’s set to change soon as India’s local handset manufacturer Micromax has announced that its first Android Go phone will be launching  [Read More…]