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Go from Python novice to ninja for just $79 (Deal of the Day)

Knowing how to program using today’s computer languages is a skill many people do not possess. Perhaps that’s why there is a global shortage of programmers and why the profession is so lucrative. Instead of twiddling your thumbs, wondering how nice it would be to master programming skills, why don’t you make 2017 the year you […]

Only 42 Android models have been updated to a security patch from the last 2 months

This needs to get better. A lot better.

In a blog post detailing how much it has paid for Android security vulnerabilities, the Android team at Google has released information on just how many devices are getting monthly security patches. In fighting a serious uphill battle, Google says there are now 100 distinct devices where a “majority” of the models sold have been updated to a monthly patch from the last 90 days. There are just over 40 devices  [Read More…]

Twitter now separates Direct Messages from people you don’t know

Don’t know the guy? That’s fine, because now he can’t bother you.

Twitter now enables you to preview Direct Messages in your inbox from anyone that you don’t follow. Those sending the messages won’t receive a read receipt unless you select the “Accept” option. Media won’t be displayed in the preview either, unless you actively opt in to show the media prior to accepting the message.

This is a nice  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Where next for OnePlus

With the arrival of the OnePlus 5, the company graduates from ‘startup’ status. So where does it go from here?

OnePlus had a great 2016. Last year, the company that made its name Never Settling settled into its groove. It gave us two of the best Android phones of the year at competitive price points and built vital carrier relationships while also catering to its core “unlocked” customer base. And it finally figured out software and OS  [Read More…]

Deal: Score 10GB of Data with unlimited text and calling from $27 Per Month

Looking for a killer deal on a new cell phone plan for yourself? Don’t miss this awesome offer from Mint SIM!

In the recent years, we’ve seen a whole lot happen to cell phone plans. First unlimited data, then price hikes, then tiered data, cheaper plans, the return of unlimited data and so much more. Competition continues to grow in this field, and Mint SIM is getting in on the action with some extremely aggressive pricing for  [Read More…]

The first Android O flagship teaser comes from China

China might be the land of cheap clones, but over the years these imitations have been getting better and better. Case in point, Elephone – an obscure device maker who has been copying the design of lots of popular Android products including the Galaxy S7 edge – recently teased its upcoming flagship. As you can […]

T-Mobile will pay for your Pixel if you switch from Verizon

T-Mobile is waging war on Verizon with a new aggressive campaign christened #GetOutoftheRed. Basically Big Red subscribers are invited to switch to T-Mobile’s faster network while being allowed to hold on to their phone (only certain models are included into the promotion). What’s more the Magenta carrier is even offering to pay off the balance, […]

Video: Google’s crazy experiments from I/O 2017

Google I/O is about more than just keynote presentations, big announcements, developer sessions and sunburn. Each year, Google also has a tent full of wacky computational “experiments” based around some of its most important products, platforms and technologies, and I/O 2017 was no exception. This year’s “Experiments” tent combined everything from machine vision, with an AI-powered electronica robot, to VR ping-pong and machine learning picture recognition games.

As the show was winding down late last week, we stopped by  [Read More…]

Grab the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 9.7-inch for a discounted $543 from Amazon

In case you’re looking for a tablet right now, you should know Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 3 9.7-inch is currently available for purchase with a discount from Amazon. The tablet with 32GB of internal storage can be yours for $ 543.48, which means you’ll be able to save $ 56. It’s not a huge discount, but if you […]

The best announcements from Google I/O 2017

There was a lot of cool stuff in Mountain View this week, but what was the coolest?

Another Google I/O is in the can, and everyone has something to say about what they saw, including the Android Central staff!

Here’s what we saw that impressed and wowed us at this year’s dev conference.

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How about that new Unified Messaging app, huh? Oh right, we still don’t have one for Android.

Alright, saltiness  [Read More…]