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Verizon announces BOGO deal on top Android phones for Father’s Day

AT&T recently announced a BOGO deal on the LG V35 ThinQ for Father’s Day. But if you think your dad would prefer LG’s notchy flagship instead, you might want to turn your attention to Verizon.

For a limited time, you’ll be able to pick up one of these top Android phones and get one for free.

Verizon’s BOGO deal includes: LG G7 ThinQ Samsung Galaxy S9 Google Pixel 2 Moto Z2 Force

The LG G7 ThinQ is the most recent  [Read More…]

These are the Xiaomi phones that will be updated to MIUI 10

Xiaomi will roll out the MIUI 10 update to over 25 devices.

Xiaomi announced MIUI 10 alongside the Mi 8 at the end of May, and during the Remi Y2 unveil in India the manufacturer detailed the global version of the ROM.

A key addition in MIUI 10 is Xiaomi’s AI camera tweaks, which facilitate portrait mode on devices with a single imaging sensor. The ROM also includes display gestures as standard, a redesigned multitasking pane, new  [Read More…]

Best Android Phones in 2018

Why trust us? We’re a company filled with people who have been passionate about mobile technology their entire lives. Decades of collective experience using and reviewing Android phones means we know all of the best products.

The Samsung Galaxy S9+ builds on years of Samsung’s excellence making some of the most popular and best-selling phones around the world. It starts with a gorgeously sculpted metal and glass body, available in three colors, that’s waterproof but still includes  [Read More…]

Android Patches, Google Lens, and Gaming Phones (Episode 10)

Welcome to In Brief, our periodic podcast which aims to provide you with all of the important things happening in the world of Android.

In this episode, we discuss a brand new gaming phone, some changes coming for everyone to Google’s favorite email service, Google Lens, and a security update.

Topics

Google Security Patch for June Google Lens released as a standalone app All Gmail users to get new look inside of a month ASUS launches ROG Phone

It’s our  [Read More…]

In Brief: Gaming phones, Gmail changes, and more

Welcome to In Brief, our periodic podcast which aims to provide you with all of the important things happening in the world of Android.

In this episode, we discuss how a brand new gaming phone, some changes coming for everyone to Google’s favorite email service, Google Lens, and a security update.

Topics

Google Security Patch for June Google Lens released as a standalone app All Gmail users to get new look inside of a month ASUS launches ROG Phone

It’s  [Read More…]

Android’s June 2018 security update brings Bluetooth and display improvements to Pixel phones

Monthly update fixes Android security exploits and offers general fixes for Pixel line.

The beginning of the month means the Android Security Bulletin gets published, we learn all about the monthly security patch, and those sweet, sweet updates start streaming through the bright blue sky towards our phones.

There aren’t any singular “big” issues addressed in the June 2018 patch, but there are a set of updates from Google and all the companies who make the various  [Read More…]

Google Lens is now available via the default camera app for some phones

Smart Text Selection and Style Match are also rolling out.

Google announced quite a few new features for Google Lens at its I/O conference in early May, and now the company’s confirmed that those are now rolling out to Android users everywhere.

The two big features for Lens are Style Match and Smart Text Selection, with the former allowing you to scan various objects around you and show things that are similar to it. For example, scanning  [Read More…]

These phones work on Project Fi

Not sure if your phone works with Project Fi? Check the list below!

If you don’t use a lot of mobile data, want your phone service to be as easy to understand as possible, and/or like being connected to all of Google’s services, Project Fi is absolutely worth looking into.

For just $ 20/month for unlimited calls/texts and then $ 10 per GB of data you use, Project Fi is one of the most compelling MVNOs around  [Read More…]

People are apparently using their phones too much and getting ‘numb thumbs’

Are you a numb thumber?

Smartphones have become a regular part of our daily lives. We use them to text, tweet, and stream videos, and all of this requires the use of our fingers — more often than not, specifically our thumbs.

Nellie Bowles at The New York Times recently published an article called “Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons.” In it, Bowles talks about how, as she’s continued to use  [Read More…]

These are the best best Android phones for gaming (May 2018)

Mobile gaming is becoming an increasingly important factor when deciding on a new phone. Here are the four best options if gaming is important to you.

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