Tag Archive: Pocket


Top 10 Android app updates this week: Pocket Casts, IFTTT

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most installs. As in the past, we’re going to filter out minor updates for the super-popular apps that have over 10 million installs, but we’ll make  [Read More…]

Pocket Casts 7.0 brings a complete redesign and tons of new features

The update’s available as a beta for Android right now.

If you’re a podcast lover, you’ve probably been using Pocket Casts for quite a few years now. It’s easily one of the best podcast apps available for Android, and now it’s getting even better thanks to its big 7.0 update that’s rolling out now. This is the first major update Pocket Casts has received since it was acquired by the NPR-lead radio group in May, and for  [Read More…]

Anker brings Google Assistant to a Wi-Fi speaker and pocket projector

Anker has a range of new products ready for the holiday season

Anker is known for its range of excellent mobile charging products, but the company has expanded beyond providing power in recent years with its Nebula, Eufy and SoundCore brands. At a launch event in New York, the company announced new products across its range of brands that it hopes will persuade you to part with your hard earned money this holiday season.

The new products  [Read More…]

Galaxy X is a tablet in your pocket, OnePlus bringing new gestures to 6T, and more news for you

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Friday, October 12th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, we learn about Samsung’s plans for its foldable smartphone, OnePlus is bringing  [Read More…]

Can Your Phone on Windows 10 keep your phone in your pocket?

Microsoft is trying to connect all of your devices, and Your Phone is the next big step.

Microsoft has been pushing the mobility of experiences across devices for years and the vision is finally coming to fruition. Your Phone allows you to send SMS messages on your PC and view your Android phone’s recent photos by connecting your phone and PC.

It’s the next major step in being able to do all of your work through your  [Read More…]

Which of these travel-friendly AUKEY chargers should you pocket?

Your technology can be the most cutting edge in the world, but that won’t matter if it runs out of power. As USB-C becomes the standard for charging both phones and laptops, it’s important to grab yourself a futureproof charger that can charge either one quickly.

AUKEY 27W USB-C Charger

Laptop league charger

$ 22 at Amazon

Pros Wider range of Power Deliver outputs to quickly charge a variety of different devices Compact and travel-ready Cons  [Read More…]

Slip an unlocked Halo Gray Essential Phone into your pocket for $280

One of the best prices we’ve seen.

We’ve seen deals on the Essential Phone in the past, and while this isn’t quite as good as Prime Day pricing, it’s still a heck of a deal. Right now you can get the phone in Halo Gray (the best color) for just $ 279.99.

It comes with 128GB of internal storage, a dual camera system on the back, and it’s powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor. You can also  [Read More…]

Soundfreaq Pocket Kick portable Bluetooth speaker just $39.99 right now

You’ve seen how awesome life can be when you bring your music with you. Whether you’re working out, partying, or just lounging around, having your own personal soundtrack to accompany the activities can be quite enriching and bring a level of enjoyment that tiny earbuds just don’t seem to translate.

The alternative, you might think, is lugging around a heavy brick of a speaker unit that barely fits into your backpack. It’s time to revisit what you think a Bluetooth  [Read More…]

Mujjo leather wallet case for Galaxy S9 review: Cut down on your pocket carry

If you’ve been looking to ditch your wallet, this is about as good as it gets.

I’ve gone through a few cases for my Galaxy S9, from Samsung’s delightful Alcantara case to the simple Spigen Liquid Crystal case, and a case from Poetic that ended up falling apart less than half an hour after I unboxed it — don’t buy that one.

Until recently, I always steered clear of cases because I didn’t want to detract from  [Read More…]

Google Podcasts vs. Pocket Casts: Which podcast app should you use?

A battle of Google integration vs. every feature you could ask for.

After years and years of waiting, Google finally launched an official podcast app on June 19. Android’s long been in need of a first-party solution for downloading and listening to podcasts, and now that that solution is here and we’ve had time to really dig deep into it, it’s time to determine whether or not it was worth the wait.

Prior to the launch of  [Read More…]