Tag Archive: Play


T-Mobile announces Moto E5 Plus and E5 Play

Announced back in April, the Moto E5 Plus and Moto E5 Play are now available for purchase at T-Mobile.

Both are budget-oriented devices, but the Moto E5 Plus is the more advanced in terms of specs. The phone features a 6-inch HD+ display with tall 18:9 aspect ratio and 1440 x 720 resolution. Powered by a Snapdragon 435, the E5 Plus also takes advantage of 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

In the photography department, the Moto E5  [Read More…]

The Google Play Store puts a ban on cryptocurrency apps, along with many others

Google has started banning any apps that have anything to do with the process of cryptocurrency mining from the Play Store. The search giant regularly updates it policies regarding which apps are allowed in the Store.

This week Google changed the guidelines yet again. This can be seen in the July update to Google’s Developer Policy Center. The decision appears to be an extension of a previous ruling. This saw all extensions associated with cryptocurrency mining removed from the Chrome  [Read More…]

Pokémon Go vs. Ghostbusters World: Which should you play this fall?

Pick your favorite franchise and go crazy

With the release of Ghostbuster World just around the corner, you may be wondering what game you should devote your time to Pokémon Go or Ghostbusters World, after all, there is only so much outdoor video gaming you can do in a day isn’t there? Having played an early build of Ghostbusters at Comic-Con this week we thought we would take the time to lay out the similarities and differences  [Read More…]

The Google Play Store puts a ban on cryptocurrency apps, along with many others

Google has started banning any apps that have anything to do with the process of cryptocurrency mining from the Play Store. The search giant regularly updates it policies regarding which apps are allowed in the Store.

This week Google changed the guidelines yet again. This can be seen in the July update to Google’s Developer Policy Center. The decision appears to be an extension of a previous ruling. This saw all extensions associated with cryptocurrency mining removed from the Chrome  [Read More…]

Huawei phone owners can no longer download VLC from the Google Play Store

VideoLAN, the developer of popular VLC media player, has recently taken the drastic measure of preventing Huawei phones from acessing its app from the Google Play Store.

VideoLAN says it has taken this step due to the way Huawei phones handle background apps. The maker of VLC explains that Huawei software will prevent any apps from running in the background unless there are its own. This, in turn, hurts the overall VLC experience on mobile.

PSA: @HuaweiMobile phones  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile’s summer sale offers 20% discounts on the Galaxy S9, Moto G6 Play and more

While most US customers are signed up with one of the big carrier names in the country like Verizon, there are many more choices available to American phone customers looking for a bargain.

Known as MVNOs (mobile virtual network operators), these low-cost carriers lease wireless telephone and data service from major carriers.

One of the better-known MVNOs is Boost Mobile, which piggybacks on Sprint’s network to deliver lower prices. If you’re looking for an affordable smartphone and service, you should  [Read More…]

Moto G6 Play review: The budget battery king strikes again

The Moto G no longer sits in a vacuum, but the G6 Play is still a great option for just $ 200.

There’s no name more recognizable in the budget smartphone category than “Moto G.” Since its launch, the Moto G series has consistently been Motorola’s best-selling product line, taking people aback with great performance at a low price.

When Motorola launched the Moto G4 a couple of years ago, it segmented the series into three sub-brands;  [Read More…]

The best Google Play Store tips and tricks for Android users

For many, using the Google Play Store is limited to searching for apps or tapping the Install button. But the Play Store includes a bunch of lesser-known features to help you optimize the experience.

Whether you’re a new Play Store user or you’re looking to get the most out of this app, here’s a list of useful tips and tricks you should definitely try out.

Use parental controls

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Moto Z3 Play vs. OnePlus 6: Which should you buy?

A battle of battery life and modularity versus … pretty much everything else.

If you’re shopping for a new phone in the range of about $ 500, there are two big contenders you might be considering — the Moto Z3 Play and the OnePlus 6. Both Motorola and OnePlus are well-established in this price tier, and each phone offers great value in vastly different ways.

Specifications

A lot of the time when comparing phones at similar price points,  [Read More…]

Best Android games to play with family and friends

Technology often gets a bad rep for sucking kids and adults alike in for hours at a time, removing them from their peers and families and engulfing them into a fantasy world.

But throw in a good game into the mix and smartphones can quickly be turned into the tool that can help people connect and family members bond with each other.

With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best family-friendly games for Android to  [Read More…]