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Deal: Early Pixelbook owners can get a $100 credit from certain retailers

If you were one of the first customers to buy a Google Pixelbook, you can get $ 100 back and a free Google Home.

The suggested retail price for Google’s base model Pixelbook is $ 999, but after a little more than a month on the shelves the convertible saw a holiday discount to $ 899 and a free Google Home from certain retailers. Early adopters who bought the device in the first few weeks may be in luck,  [Read More…]

9 cases to protect your OnePlus 5T from accidents

The OnePlus 5T is an excellent smartphone, but not without its faults. For example, the back of the phone is quite slippery, which can be conducive to accidents. Fortunately, this is a problem that can easily be solved with the help of a protective case. In the case of the OnePlus 5T, you have plenty […]

Instagram now shows posts from accounts you don’t follow in your main feed

Like it or not, recommended posts are now part of your feed.

Throughout December alone, Instagram’s made some fairly big updates to its main feed. The middle of the month saw a new option to follow hashtags to keep up to date with trends/topics that you’re interested in, and just about a week ago, Instagram started rolling out an in-line comment feature to make it even faster to leave your thoughts on photos/videos.

Now, Instagram is launching  [Read More…]

Check out the best Boxing Day deals in Canada from Walmart and Best Buy

Some of these deals could sell out at any moment, so get ’em while they’re hot!

Walmart and Best Buy are celebrating Boxing Day in Canada with huge deals on media streaming devices, headphones, and other tech. Take advantage of these deals while you can because while they might stick around for a couple of days, these prices could easily sell out.

Amazon Canada is also having a huge sale for Boxing Day. Be sure to check out those  [Read More…]

How to download and manage apps from the Google Play Store

How do I download and manage apps and games through the Google Play Store?

Whether this is your first smartphone or just your first using Android, there’s a lot to love here, and it all starts with finding some apps to fill that new phone (or tablet) with. Google Play is the app store that Google runs, and it’s also an important piece of Android’s security as it scans apps before and after they’re downloaded and monitors  [Read More…]

Switching from iPhone to Android: Everything you need to know

So you’ve seen the light and are switching from iPhone to Android. Welcome! Here’s what you need to know!

Switching from iPhone to Android can be a bit daunting. If you’re unpacking a brand new Pixel 2 or Galaxy S8, or something else equally exciting, let us help you get set up quickly and easily!

If you’ve never used an Android phone before, there are a few things you should know before taking the leap (even though  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: The Android Naughty + Nice List 2017

We’ve made our list. We’ve checked it twice.

With the Christmas weekend in full swing, and the end of 2017 rapidly approaching, it’s time to reflect on the highs and lows of the year in Android. That means we get to call out some of the heroes and villains of the smartphone world — brands and companies that had a bumper year, and others that blew it spectacularly.

This is the Android Naughty & Nice list for 2017. Enjoy!

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Samsung still makes a nice little chunk of cash from the iPhone X

Apple is responsible for the smartphone that poses the biggest competition to Samsung in the form of the iPhone X but Samsung still stands to benefit from the success of the iPhone. The iPhone X is super popular, and to meet the demands it only seems Samsung is capable of meeting the supply. While Apple […]

Enter to win an Amazon Fire Tablet and get a Christmas surprise from GameStash!

Want the gift of unlimited mobile gaming for your kids this holiday season? How about a brand new Fire Tablet, the most child-friendly tablet ever to go along with it?

The team at GameStash is spreading some holiday cheer! Simply enter your email address below to receive a free Christmas surprise in your inbox and a chance to win 1 of 5 Amazon Fire Tablets courtesy of GameStash.

‘Tis the season for giving!

GameStash is one of  [Read More…]

Deal: Great holiday savings from Republic Wireless, US Mobile, and Tello

The holidays are here and that means Republic Wireless, US Mobile, and Tello are spreading some cheer with extra-special savings.

Republic Wireless – My Choice Plan

Get unlimited talk and text for $ 15/month, plus you can add 1GB of cellular data to the plan for an extra $ 5. You can bring your own compatible Android phone too! Republic Wireless is an MVNO service provider that uses WiFi first for calls, texts, and data. When WiFi is not  [Read More…]