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Grab the ZTE Quartz smartwatch with 75% off from T-Mobile

Fancy a super affordable Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch? At launch, the ZTE Quartz was already one of the most wallet-friendly Android Wear wearables out there. Back in April, T-Mobile – which holds exclusively over the device – announced it will start offering the Quartz for $ 199 a pop. Now for a limited time you’ll be […]

From The Editor’s Desk: Taking ‘stock’

We need to re-evaluate what we mean by “stock Android” in light of this year’s crop of Samsung phones.

On most Android sites, when you read or hear someone referring to “stock” Android, it’s usually with Google’s idea of Android in mind: clean home screen, light color scheme, and the bare minimum of accoutrements. Stock Android is also considered by many in the know to be the Platonic ideal of what Android should be, and it’s the  [Read More…]

How to move from Gear VR to Daydream

Making the jump from Gear VR to Daydream doesn’t take much.

When you suddenly have more options for VR, the world just gets more awesome. That’s the case for Galaxy S8 users who are now able to use their one phone for both Gear VR and Daydream View. Since Daydream is the shiny new option, you might be wondering exactly what you need to do to jump into everything that Daydream has to offer!

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The LG V30 is the phone the G6 should’ve been from the start

The LG V30 rivals the Samsung Galaxy S8 on all fronts.

There are a couple of ways to approach the new LG V30. It’s obviously the technical successor to the LG V20, incorporating the same wide-angle camera tech, enhanced audio, and more of last year’s top-end LG smartphone offering. Another way is to look at it as the true LG G6+ (I am aware there is an actual G6+), with a more refined design, improved camera, and a bigger  [Read More…]

5 reasons you should switch away from AT&T

AT&T is a great carrier, but there are reasons to make a change.

Having phone service that’s cheap and good is important to us.

It wasn’t so long ago that you had very few choices when it came to good phone coverage most everywhere you wanted to go. Today, though, you have plenty of other choices when it comes to the company who provides your service. That means you just might be able to get exactly what  [Read More…]

New Android 8.0 Oreo feats: launching the Google Assistant from within apps

Released last week, Android 8.0 Oreo brings with it a host of new features and upgrades. One that was recently discovered by the folks of xda-developers in some code on the Android Developers website reveals an interesting possibility – soon users will be able to open Google Assistant from within their apps. Right now you […]

5 reasons you should switch away from Verizon

Verizon is a great carrier, but there are some problems.

Having phone service that’s cheap and good is important to us.

Thankfully, we’ve come a long way since you were forced to have an expensive Sprint plan to get good digital nationwide phone service. In fact, the choices now are almost mind-boggling in both sheer number and all the different options each company has to offer. That means it’s a buyer’s market and now is a great  [Read More…]

Kid Chameleon – A retro blast from the blast (Review)

Overview Back in June, Sega announced it will be bringing some its best retro games to your Android handset. The company delivered what was promised and mobile users can now play games like Sonic, the Hedgehog, Comix Zone or Kid Chameleon on their phones.  At launch, Sega explained the games have been specially adapted for […]

Android 8.0 Oreo’s new Rescue Party tool aims to save you from bootlooping woes

Most Android fans are familiar with bootloops. The issue – which causes the phone to reboot over and over again – has been popularized by quite a few of LG’s handsets including the G4, Nexus 5X, V10, and V20. Obviously has an interest in helping solve the issue too, so in Android 8.0 Oreo you’ll […]

Switch from iOS to Android with ease with the MEEM Network

From the creators of the MEEM memory cable which can back up your phone’s data while also charge it up, this week comes a new product called the MEEM Network. The MEEM Network offers cross-platform functionality between Android and iOS by allowing users to back up different devices onto the same cable with full visibility. […]