Tag Archive: Phone


Pixel 3 hindered, Xiaomi releases first phone with 10GB of RAM, and more news for you

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Tuesday, October 23rd, 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 slows down fast-wireless charging on the Pixel 3, Xiaomi unveils the  [Read More…]

This new eBay feature makes it easy to sell your phone instantly

Sell what no longer serves you.

eBay just unrolled a new Instant Sell feature that makes it easier to get cash for your old phone without having to worry about any sort of hassle.

Similar to other reseller markets like Gazelle, you’ll need to fill in details about your old device. Things like condition, color, carrier, and storage size all play a part in the quote eBay will give you.

If your phone is eligible for Instant  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S10 display, ASUS ROG Phone available, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Friday, October 19th, 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 may have gotten a glimpse of the Galaxy S10’s display, the  [Read More…]

Get a costume for your phone with one of our custom themes

This is Halloween! This is Halloween! Smartphones scream in the dead of night! This is Halloween, everybody pick a theme! Trick or treat till the app is gonna crash in fright!

You’ve probably got a costume for Halloween, right? Well, do you have one for your phone? You don’t want to leave your most important device out of the fun, do you? Especially when you can make your Android phone look like anything from an old iPhone to  [Read More…]

What’s the difference: Razer Phone 2 vs Razer Phone

Last week, Razer unveiled the follow up to its first generation gaming phone. Called the Razer Phone 2, the device is quite similar looking to its predecessor. However, Razer has made a few upgrades this year.

In this article we take a closer look at what changed, and try to answer the question: should you upgrade?

Continue reading below to find out.

Design and display

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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…]

Poptel P10 Review: An ultra-rugged phone that’s just adequate

When you look at the lineup of smartphones, all you are likely to see are glass and metal sandwiches. These look absolutely phenomenal, but aren’t exactly the most rugged options on the market.

It seems that ruggedized phones have taken a back seat from most OEM’s. There are still a few options available, and the Poptel P10 is one of the latest to hit the scene.

Poptel P10 Specs

On the specs-side of things, there’s not really too much to  [Read More…]

How to use an old phone as a dash cam

Your old Android phone makes a great dash cam because it can do a lot more than just record the road.

A dash cam is a really cool thing to have. You never know when you’ll see something worth recording on the road until it’s too late (never whip out your phone for a photo while driving!) and sometimes you need to document what happened in case of an accident or another traffic incident. Someone you know  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile starts selling an Android Oreo Go edition phone, the Coolpad Illumina

Boost Mobile recently welcomed its first Android Oreo Go edition smartphone. It’s called the Coolpad Illumina and obviously, it’s a low-end smartphone which you can pick up for $ 39.99 (plus tax) for a limited time.

Once the promo period expires, the phone will take you back with $ 79.99, which is still pretty affordable.

Anyway, in case you don’t know Android Go is a special version of Android designed to bring smooth experience on entry-level smartphones that have low  [Read More…]

Huawei announces the Mate 20 X — a phone with a 7.2-inch OLED display

The phone’s launching October 26 for €899.

Huawei held an event in London today to announce its new Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones. We were fully expecting these handsets to be unveiled, but along with them, Huawei gave us a good surprise by announcing the Mate 20 X, too.

Right off the bat, the Mate 20 X sounds amazing/ridiculous thanks to its 7.2-inch “Ultra Large Display.” It’s using an OLED panel and has a resolution  [Read More…]