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OnePlus Bullets Wireless go on sale in India from June 19: Here’s everything you need to know

OnePlus’ neckbuds sound great for the price, and they come with a few standout features.

OnePlus announced the Bullets Wireless alongside the OnePlus 6, and the Bluetooth neckbuds are set to go on sale in India from June 19.

The Bullets Wireless feature a flexible neckband design with a soft silicone coating, and they’re comfortable to wear for an extended duration of time. There’s a lot of tech here, including aptX, a new Magnetic Control feature, and  [Read More…]

Kingdom Hearts 3 for PlayStation 4: Hands-on impressions from E3 2018

Kingdom Hearts 3’s combat is better than ever, but your story enjoyment may vary

Kingdom Hearts 3 received several brand new trailers at E3 this year which revealed a world we’ve all logically assumed was in the works: Frozen. We also saw a January 2019 release date at last, and with that date have come multiple playable demos for press, reassuring us that the game is at last nearing completion.

I went hands-on with Kingdom Hearts 3  [Read More…]

Instagram now lets you buy items directly from Stories

Instagram has taken yet another step towards becoming a shopping app. The Facebook-owned company announced it will now allow users to shop directly from Stories.

Up until now, Instagram only let users to shop via their feeds. But with the Shopping feature available in Stories, folks will be able to purchase the desired items via Stories, thus eliminating the extra step of heading to another website.

Now when viewing Instagram Stories from brands, you can tap stickers with a shopping  [Read More…]

The biggest problem facing YouTube Music comes from within

The biggest problem facing YouTube Music isn’t a slow rollout. It isn’t casting bugs, or wacky library sorting, or missing albums, or poor handling of going offline. No, no, no, my friends, YouTube Music’s biggest problem is a YouTube that predates the service by years. And with how important rating songs in YouTube Music is, this problem is going to bite music-lovers, long-time YouTube users, and YouTuber creators hard.

While evaluating YouTube Music’s capabilities compared to other  [Read More…]

How to stop apps from automatically updating

A few months ago, Snapchat rolled out a massive redesign. People hated it with a passion. The update basically shuffled around core features, such as putting Snapchat Stories from your friends on the Chat/Friend screen to the left of the camera.

The redesign turned out to be a disaster and it actually led to Snapchat’s user base to shrink in March. But earlier this month, CEO Evan Spiegel announced a big reversal of the redesign’s worst part.

Yet a lot  [Read More…]

6 features from iOS 12 that need to come to Android

Good ideas are good ideas.

The WWDC Keynote just wrapped up and we got to see everything we are supposed to see about iOS 12.

We’re Android folks ’round these parts, but that doesn’t mean we can’t recognize a good thing when we see it. I’m all for letting company executives and ever-faithful fans fight about who copied who and who did it better and everything else as long as it means my phone can do something  [Read More…]

Google just removed the ‘Tablets’ section from the official Android site

In case you didn’t already know that Android tablets were dead.

Android tablets have always been interesting beasts. Companies like Motorola and Samsung tried making them popular with the Xoom and Galaxy Tabs early on, and Google soon swooped in with home runs such as the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. However, due to lacking developer support and no proper optimizations for the OS on the big screen, Android tablets never caught on the way the iPad did.

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How to stop streaming apps like Spotify from randomly shutting down

Changing a setting can keep streaming apps like Spotify up and running instead of cutting off your favorite song.

Modern Android phones make excellent devices for streaming media. Whether that means watching video on YouTube, listening to music through an app like Spotify, or indulging in an audiobook from Audible, your phone and a good set of headphones are all you need for a first-class experience.

Unless that experience gets interrupted by the app randomly shutting down,  [Read More…]

Win a Samsung Galaxy S9+ and RhinoShield protection set from Android Central!

Rhinoshield makes some of our favorite cases, with offerings that are not only stylish and great protection for your phone, but also reasonably priced. Their latest cases for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ meet all of that criteria, and more! We’re teaming up with Rhinoshield to give one lucky winner a Samsung Galaxy S9+ and RhinoShield protection set, and 10 additional winners free cases! Keep reading for more info about the cases, a special discount, and  [Read More…]

Pixel Watch wish list: What we want to see from Google’s first smartwatch

A sleek design, new processor, GPS, oh my!

This October, we’re anticipating that Google will follow its footsteps of the past two years with an event to announce its latest and greatest hardware products. We’ve seen Pixel phones, Home speakers, wireless earbuds and more, and this time around, we’re expecting the company to finally dive into the world of smartwatches.

A rumor popped up in early May suggesting that Google will announce a Pixel Watch alongside the  [Read More…]