Tag Archive: Play


Help save trees when you play SEEDS – The Magic Garden

How would you like to save a tree and make the world a little greener next time you play a game on your phone? That’s exactly what Znavit and the World Land Trust are looking to accomplish with SEEDS – The Magic Garden. Together they have teamed up to help you save and plant trees all over the world by simply playing a game on your phone.

On the surface, SEEDS – The Magic Garden is just another match game.  [Read More…]

Mod In A Box: MrMobile Tries (To Love) The Moto Z3 Play

Any phone that takes you from sunrise to sunset without dying is a pretty solid phone in my book. So when I came home from a day of Google Maps navigation, hotel hunting and shooting endless photos (while Instagramming my every meal, natch) I expected my Moto Z3 Play to be mere moments from auto-shutdown. But while its Moto Mod was indeed just ticking over to zero as I walked in the door, the Z3 Play’s onboard  [Read More…]

Want to play YouTube in the background of your Android? Here’s how

Ever wanted to do something on your smartphone while also listening to music on YouTube? Or simply to listen to a song with your smartphone’s screen off? Unfortunately, exiting the YouTube app or turning off your phone’s display means the music will stop playing.

The good news is that there’s a workaround to bypass this problem and it involves using one of your mobile browsers. Whether you use Chrome or Firefox, you can easily get YouTube play in the background.

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Looking for a new game to play? Check out these new Indie game highlights

Looking for the latest mobile gaming addiction? Have you considered trying out an indie game? Independent game studios develop some of the most unique and fun games you can hope to find out there. So we’ve put together a list of new indie games that are worth checking out when you have the time.

From casual puzzlers to startlingly deep storytelling games, you’ll surely be able to find something to munch on.

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Moto Z Play on Verizon now being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

The OTA update is rolling out now.

Android P might be the hottest thing in Android right now, but even so, there are still plenty of phones waiting for last year’s Oreo update. Most recently, the Moto Z Play on Verizon Wireless (the Droid Edition) is finally getting the Oreo treatment we’ve been waiting for.

Similar to the Oreo update that landed for the unlocked Moto Z Play in late-May, this brings the Verizon model up to  [Read More…]

Spotify Lite is now on the Play Store and missing a ton of features

What sort of “lite” app doesn’t let you download songs?

Over the past few years, companies like Twitter, Instagram, and more have created “lite” versions of their mobile apps that take up less space, use less data, and can run better on slower hardware. Spotify is the latest company to follow this trend with its new Spotify Lite app, and while it looks good on the surface, Spotify might have made this a little too lite.

Talking  [Read More…]

Best Cases for Moto Z3 Play

Third time is the charm for Motorola’s Moto Z Play series.

The Moto Z3 Play is the latest flagship from Motorola that offers impressive specs and support for the growing selection of Moto Mods, making it an especially appealing upgrade for Motorola fans who already own a couple Moto Mod add-ons.

It’s early in the product launch so there’s not a ton of variety just yet, and it’s important to note that most of these will not  [Read More…]

How to play Beat Saber on Oculus Go

ALVR allows you to play a one-handed version of Beat Saber.

Oculus Go is a standalone wireless VR headset that natively allows you to enjoy some quality mobile Oculus experiences. Coupled with Air Light VR (ALVR), a free piece of open-source software, you can actually stream SteamVR games normally reserved for PC-based headsets to the Oculus Go.

While a lot of those SteamVR experiences won’t work properly, Beat Saber seems to now fall under the category of  [Read More…]

Which budget big-battery phone is for you? Nokia 2.1 vs Moto G6 Play

HMD Global unveiled the 2018 version of the Nokia 6 earlier this year and now it’s doing the same for its budget lineup. So say hello to the Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and the Nokia 5.1, which come with key updates to make them competitive in the second half of 2018.

While HDM hasn’t revealed the availability details just yet, we’ll have to assume that only the Nokia 2.1 will be offered in the US. That’s because HDM announced the  [Read More…]

Moto G6 Play vs. Moto E5 Plus: Which should you buy?

They’re so evenly matched that it’s hard to go wrong either way.

If you’re starting to get confused by Motorola’s lineup, don’t worry — you’re not alone. The company’s two budget offerings, the Moto G series and the even-cheaper Moto E family, just got refreshed last month with three new models each. The Moto G6 and Moto E5 are the standard issues of each series, but there are also Play models, which prioritize battery life, and Plus  [Read More…]