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Best overall Moto E4

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The Moto E4 is a perfect size and has great, easy to use software so you can keep in touch without any of the frills, or install apps from the Google Play Store if you want a bit more. And best of all, the price is right: you can pick up the Moto E4 for about $ 130 unlocked and ready to  [Read More…]

NUU Mobile intros a pair of affordable 18:9 aspect ratio phones

American maker of affordable smartphones, NUU Mobile has just unveiled the new G series which includes two handset models, the G1 and G3. One of the major trends in smartphones this year is the inclusion of 18:9 format displays. However, most of the phones boasting a screen with this particular aspect ratio are high-end affairs […]

These Android phones support wireless charging

Does your phone support wireless charging?

Wireless charging has been around for a few years now, but sadly it hasn’t become as widely adopted as we’d like. And while Qi and Powermat and the various companies backing them fight it out, smartphone users are left in the cold.

However, many popular phones are beginning to embrace wireless charging, and if that’s something you’re looking for in your next phone, here’s a list of those lucky devices.

The  [Read More…]

Over 15% of all Android phones now run Nougat

Nougat is now on more and more devices, but it’s still too early for Oreo.

The monthly Android Distribution list is an important tool for developers to decide what software versions to target for their apps. They’re also cool for us tech nerds that just like to argue what fragmentation actually means. The distribution numbers for September are out, and there are not many surprises.

Right off the bat, Android 8.0 has not been available on enough devices to  [Read More…]

Best Samsung Phones

If you’re into Android, a Samsung phone is probably on your list. Here’s what to consider.

Since the debut of the Galaxy S2, Samsung has ranked as one of the top selling manufacturers of Android smartphones. Over the years, the South Korean company has managed to positively iterate on its flagship offerings by offering new features and a better interface with every new model.

This year, it’s the Galaxy S8 that takes the spotlight as the defacto  [Read More…]

Sprint is giving away Essential Phones and a $5,000 cash prize

Sprint – the exclusive carrier of the Essential Phone – is now giving its customers the chance to win one. As part of its “Rake in the Cash” Sweepstakes, the carrier announced it will be giving off a $ 5,000 cash price plus an Essential Phone with a 360-degree camera. Don’t worry if you win the […]

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…]