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From the Editor’s Desk: Nothing on your phone is worth looking at while you drive

Smartphone addiction is a real thing. And it has serious consequences when it’s combined with driving.

In the last couple weeks, both my girlfriend and I have come within inches of being hit by cars while walking, in crosswalks, in downtown Seattle. Unfortunately this isn’t the only time that’s happened to us, nor is it exclusive to us or this city. Every single day in every city I visit, I see drivers blow through lights, stop in crosswalks and  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ renders based on CAD designs leave nothing to the imagination

Samsung’s next flagships, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ – which are widely anticipated to be incremental upgrades over the Galaxy S8 – are bound to make a debut in a few months. While we wait on the official announcement, we can already take a sneak peek at what’s coming by checking out these newly […]

LG V30 renders based on CAD designs leave nothing to the imagination

LG is gearing up to unveil its second flagship for the year, the V30 in Berlin a day before the IFA 2017 trade show officially opens its gates. The phone popped up in the rumor mill before, but this week we’re getting a closer look at it thanks to @OnLeaks and MySmartPrice who posted a […]

Most Popular Ringtones Free offers a small collection of average ringtones, nothing more (Review)

Overview: I don’t know about you, but I often get bored with the sounds my phone makes. So I try to change my ringtone or my sound alarm as often as I can. That’s why I’ve tried numerous ringtone apps throughout the years. Luckily, there’s a large variety of them to choose from. Which brings […]

There’s nothing fab about a phablet TV remote

What are the odds of buying a Vizio SmartCast TV but not owning a smartphone? I ask, because the last thing I need is a publicly available tablet in my living room.

Once upon a time the idea of a television relying on Google’s Chromecast for content and shipping with a 6-inch Android remote might have excited me. Because for the most part television manufacturers have tried too hard to be UX designers an ended up making TVs  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5: A reminder that retailer listings mean nothing, and About screens can be faked

Never Settle for dubious online rumors.

So we’re getting to the time of year when folks are expecting a new OnePlus smartphone. The number four being considered bad luck in some Asian cultures, the name everyone seems to have settled on is OnePlus 5, and boy is the rumor mill already churning. In the past week a post by OnePlus CEO Pete Lau on social network Weibo, not mentioning the OnePlus 5, and revealing no new information  [Read More…]

Zagg’s sapphire-infused screen protector is nothing more than plastic snake oil

You don’t have to spend wads of cash on this overpriced product to protect your new Galaxy S8.

The term “sapphire crystal” may sound like something that’s incredibly protective, especially when you consider the fact that sapphire is one of the hardest nature-made materials on Earth. But things are not always what they seem, as proven by the latest JerryRigEverything torture test with Zagg’s pricey Galaxy S8 curved screen protector.

The $ 50 Zagg Sapphire Defense advertises that it’s  [Read More…]

Color Switch: If this doesn’t entertain you, then nothing will (Review)

Most of the time, Google Play Store games are not renowned for bringing a lot of content to the table. Sure, there are many games like Clash of Clans and Candy Crush Saga that can keep you playing for ages, but normally games are pretty small and, while providing lots of fun, are lacking in […]

Plug in to your Gear VR and nothing happens? Here’s what to do next!

If Oculus isn’t launching when you plug your phone into Gear VR there might be a serious problem.

Usually jumping into your Gear VR is as easy as plugging your phone in, and putting on your headset. However, if when you plug your phone into Gear VR, and nothing happens, then you definitely have a problem.

Before you panic, there are two causes for this issue, and we have the details on what to do.

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Daily brief: Thanks for nothing, Verizon

What happened in Android news on October 6, 2016? A lot, actually.

I’m not American, but even I can tell that buying a Google Pixel from Verizon is probably not a wise move if you value expeditious software updates — and why wouldn’t you, if you’re reading Android Central?

News broke earlier today that Big Red would be overseeing updates to the Pixel and Pixel XL, mainly for quality control purposes but also because they are  [Read More…]