Tag Archive: Phones


Phones, wearables and currywurst [#acpodcast]

We’ll do it live! Andrew Martonik, Alex Dobie, and Phil Nickinson, have traveled all the way to Berlin, Germany for IFA 2017 to bring you the latest announcements in the Android universe. They do a deep dive into the LG V30, Moto X4, plus new wearables from Samsung, connected speakers, and more!

Show Notes and Links: LG V30 hands-on: A galaxy of good ideas LG V30 specs: Snapdragon 835, dual cameras, Quad DAC The LG V30 is the phone the  [Read More…]

Phones certified by Google will now feature Play Protect branding on the retail box

Google is making it easier to find phones that are certified to run the Play Store.

Google has always had a certification process for manufacturers in order to bundle its services, collectively called Google Mobile Services — which include the Play Store, Chrome, Gmail, YouTube, Photos, Maps, and Drive. The company is now rolling out a new initiative called “certified Android devices,” which as the name suggests highlights all the manufacturers that are certified by Google to bundle apps  [Read More…]

Banggood has two amazing phones for under $175 (Promoted Deals)

If you’re in the market for a new device but don’t want to shell out an arm and a leg, listen up. We all know pretty much every phone released these days is amazing but sometimes we don’t want to pay several hundred dollars to grab one. Whether we’re buying one for a teen or […]

Google’s next Pixel phones will be unveiled on Oct 5

Google’s next Pixel devices will be announced on October 5.

According to @evleaks, the next Google Pixel phones will be unveiled at an event held on October 5. The first generation phones were announced on October 6, 2016, so the upcoming event will be almost exactly a year later.

@Evleaks also noted the devices will be powered by the unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 836. Given that the Snapdragon 821 was a slightly tweaked version of the Snapdragon 820,  [Read More…]

T-Mobile’s first 600MHz LTE network is now live, compatible phones coming soon

After spending $ 8 billion on a new low-band spectrum to improve its wireless network back in April, T-Mobile this week announced the first 600MHz LTE network is now live in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The new network, which uses Nokia equipment promises to offer better coverage in rural areas and inside buildings and less data congestion compared […]

Change your Android phone’s default browser to Chrome [How-To]

Most Android manufacturers usually bundle their phone or tables with their own web browsers. My Xiaomi Mi 4i has one and it’s super slow and frustrating to use. If you too are sick and tired of your phone automatically opening links from third-party apps in the stock browser, you should know there’s a simple way […]

Battery Bar turns checking your phone’s battery into a colorful experience (Review)

Overview: As a smartphone user, you probably check your device’s battery levels at least a few times a day. After all, you want to make sure you have enough juice to be able to play a game while you’re waiting for the subway to take you home from work, right? But what if I told […]

The best Android phones at Verizon (August 2017)

What are the best phones to purchase at Verizon this month? Take a look!

The best Android phones at AT&T (August 2017)

Let us help you pick from the best phones at AT&T in one of the hottest months of the year.

These are the best small screen phones you can buy right now

If you don’t have massive hands, you may find the push towards bigger displays disconcerting. We used to consider phablets anything above 5.5-inches but this year, every major flagship has had a screen at that size or bigger! Heck, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has a screen over 6-inches! And sure, smaller bezels help keep […]