Tag Archive: Phones

India’s festive season sale is now live: Here are the best deals on phones

This is the best time to pick up a new phone in India.

India’s festive season is always the best tiem to pick up new gadgets as every single manufacturer rolls out enciting deals. Amazon’s Great Indian Festival is now live and Flipkart’s Big Billion Days is set to kick off shortly, and we’re already starting to see some stellar deals.

Amazon is selling the OnePlus 7 for just ₹29,999 ($ 420), ₹3,000 off its retail price.  [Read More…]

Outlook for Android updated with S Pen actions for Samsung Note phones

Email on the Galaxy Note just got a bit easier thanks to an Outlook update.

What you need to know Outlook for Android received an update that improves S Pen support. Users can now hover over mail, attachments, events, and people. The update also allows users to perform quick actions with the S Pen.

A new update for the Android version of Outlook brings improvements and new features for users of the S Pen on the Galaxy  [Read More…]

Android 10 (Go edition) brings ‘Adiantum’ encryption to entry-level phones

Entry-level smartphones running Android 10 (Go edition) will be launching later this fall.

What you need to know Google has announced Android 10 (Go edition) for entry-level smartphones. Android 10 (Go edition) brings faster performance and improved security. With Adiantum encryption, low-cost phones will be able to encrypt data with zero impact on device performance.

Google introduced the Android Go platform in 2017 – designed specifically for entry-level smartphones featuring just 1GB of memory or less. The  [Read More…]

Cricket dangles eight free phones in limited-time offer

There’s never been a better time to get a free phone from Cricket. Indeed, the prepaid brand that operates on AT&T’s network, is giving customers some eight models to choose from as part of its latest promotion.

Available through October 1, the wireless carrier is tempting potential subscribers with free handsets from the likes of Nokia, LG, Motorola, and Samsung.

Free phones at Cricket moto g7 Supra LG Stylo 5 Nokia 3.1 Plus Samsung Galaxy J2 Pure LG Harmony 2  [Read More…]

There are too many great phones to recommend a Mate 30 without Google apps

At this point, having Google services is an absolute requirement for buying a phone.

Once again, Huawei has made what looks to be an exceptional phone in the Mate 30 Pro (and even the standard Mate 30). Just like the P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro before it, the latest Mate has exceptional design and hardware, the highest-end specs, and incredible photography capabilities. One thing it doesn’t have, however, is certification to run the Google Play Store  [Read More…]

Get a great camera for less with these phones

It’s no secret that camera quality is near the top of the list when it comes to requirements for a smartphone. And that’s the case no matter how much you’re spending. Thankfully there are plenty of phones out there that offer solid camera experiences without breaking the bank. The best of the best is the Google Pixel 3a. It gives you flagship camera quality, front and back, for a fraction of the cost — and stands out particularly  [Read More…]

Verizon expected to sell OnePlus phones starting next year

What you need to know Verizon reported to begin selling OnePlus phones as early as next year. At this point it’s unclear if the carrier will have an exclusive OnePlus model. Also unknown whether the phone will support Verizon’s 5G network.

Verizon has worked out a deal to begin selling OnePlus phones, possibly as early as next year, according to reporting from Android Police. Indications are that the partnership is locked in, though specifics such as whether Verizon  [Read More…]

Google Camera 7.0 update may bring better performance to all Pixel phones

The update may fix the occasional slow camera app launch issue faced by some Pixel 3 owners.

What you need to know Google Camera 7.0 bug report has revealed older Pixel smartphones may receive some camera performance improvements with the release of the new Google Camera app. Pixel smartphones may also get three new Android 10 features soon: “Rules” to automate certain settings, a new screen recorder app, and “Volta” app for analyzing the device’s battery history.  [Read More…]

New batch of leaked Google Pixel 4 XL photos confirm the phone’s key specs

The latest Pixel 4 XL confirms the phone will come with upgraded camera hardware and a Quad HD+ 90Hz display.

What you need to know A new set of leaked photos showing Google’s upcoming Pixel 4 XL has surfaced. The latest leak shows the white Pixel 4 XL model and confirms all the key features of the smartphone. According to the leak, the Pixel 4 XL will have a 12.2MP primary camera with a wider f/1.73 aperture.  [Read More…]

Just $30, AdGuard Premium protects PCs and phones from malware, phishing, and spyware

If your favorite websites are taking forever to load, or you find your mobile device overheating by simply trying to access your daily articles, it may be the case of too many ads.

Ads can be done responsibly and are vital to the sustainability to almost all major websites. The problem is when the folks serving the ads don’t have a level of quality control and pass on buggy or problematic code that can overload your device. Worse yet, some sites  [Read More…]