Tag Archive: Need


Google doesn’t need to make a ‘cheap’ Pixel phone

The days of a cheap ‘Nexus’ phone are dead; it’s time to move on.

Complaints about the Pixel 3’s price have been loud. Even louder than complaints about the Pixel 3 XL’s notch. It’s reasonable to argue whether the Pixel 3 and 3 XL are worth the full freight of $ 799-899 given their spec sheets. And I think even a $ 50 lower price on each would’ve done a lot of good to help change the  [Read More…]

OnePlus and Verizon, Digital Wellbeing updates, NVIDIA updates, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Thursday, October 18th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, Google brings Digital Wellbeing to Android One, Keep Notes is refreshed, the  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 could come with 10GB of RAM, new Spotify app, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Wednesday, October 17th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, Spotify launches a new Wear OS app, the Mi Mix 3 could  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about the Dark Souls Trilogy on PlayStation 4

FromSoftware’s iconic series is being bundled up soon for you to enjoy all in one place.

You can’t talk about challenging video games without someone inevitably mentioning Dark Souls. This classic series began its life on last generation consoles, but now Bandai Namco is bringing the trilogy to PlayStation 4. If you never played them the first time around, now you can get in on the action and see just for yourself why everyone can’t stop talking  [Read More…]

Facebook October 2018 security breach: Everything you need to know

Around 30 million people had their information compromised.

Earlier this year, Facebook came under fire for sharing heaps of data for over 87 million users with Cambridge Analytica. As if the company wasn’t already having a tough time regaining the trust of its user base, Facebook’s now announced that information for around 30 million people was exposed during an attack it shut down in September.

Here’s everything you need to know.

What happened?

Between July 2017 and  [Read More…]

Soulcalibur VI: Everything you need to know

Transcending history and the world, a tale of souls and swords, eternally retold.

Soulcalibur was originally released in 1995 on PlayStation under the name Soul Edge. This was the very first game of the Soul Series, one fondly known to carry on the story of Soulcalibur. This story revolves around a sword named the Soul Edge that gained sentience through the bloodshed and hatred of battle. In a counter to this evil, the Soulcalibur was created, which  [Read More…]

Essential Phone 2 could be real, Xiaomi releases Mi Box S, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Wednesday, October 10th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, we learn more about a possible successor to the Essential Phone along  [Read More…]

Borderlands 2 VR: Everything you need to know

Handsome Jack awaits you in glorious cel-shaded madness

The Borderlands series by Gearbox has been a fan favorite for years and with the 2-year anniversary of the PlayStation VR, Gearbox and Sony have just announced a VR version of the acclaimed Borderlands 2.

While information is still a little sketchy, here is everything we know right now.

What is Borderlands 2? What is the control system? Is it still multiplayer? What on earth is BadAss Mega Fun Time?  [Read More…]

This is everything you need to know about the Nokia 7.1

This could be the mid-range phone to get this year.

Just in time for the big holiday shopping season, Nokia’s making a return to the United States with its latest smartphone — the Nokia 7.1. The Nokia 7.1 is a mid-range handset running Android One that offers a wide array of specs, features, and more at an extremely competitive price.

Is this a phone that deserves a spot on your shortlist this year? Here’s what you need  [Read More…]

Android Messages tips and tricks you need to know

There are so many different messaging platforms these days, it’s sometimes to keep up with the latest announcements. WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Instagram – these are just a few examples.

But there’s one messaging platform that still works on every single phone out there and that’s SMS/text messaging. Unfortunately, many of the default SMS apps that are pre-loaded on phones are often not that good. The good news is that there are plenty of alternatives out there starting with Google’s own  [Read More…]