Tag Archive: Program


Android 8.0 Oreo OTA now available for devices in the beta program

Google officially announced Android 8.0 Oreo a few hours ago and now the new software version has started rolling out to compatible devices. We’re talking about the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel C or Nexus Player that have been enrolled in the beta program. If you too own one of these devices, […]

You can now join the Google Home Preview Program

If you have a Google Home device around the house and you’d like to be among the first to try out new features, you should know you can now join the Google Home Preview Program. Previously mentioned in an updated help page, the Google Home Preview Program now appears to be open for everyone. To […]

Here are July’s winners of the Honor/Huawei incentive program!

These are the lucky July winners of some cool Huawei/Honor swag.

There’s nothing like being a cool person on the internet and winning great gadgets while doing so. But with our Huawei/Honor Community Incentive Program, you can do just that! The basis is pretty simple: be an active, engaged and friendly member of the Huawei or Honor communities in our forums to win great stuff.

Here are the winners from July:

Guytronic — Congrats, you’ve won an  [Read More…]

Verizon thinks customers want a rewards program for paying their bill

Yes, this is just what we all wanted.

As the U.S. carriers have increasingly similar services and devices available, they’re all looking for something to differentiate themselves with. Verizon thinks that a rewards program is what people have been craving, so it made one — called “Verizon Up.”

The premise of Verizon Up is pretty simple: pay your monthly bill, and as you spend, you earn credit that can be redeemed for rewards or experiences. Every $  [Read More…]

The Google Home Preview Program will give you first crack at updates

Google Home joins the Chromecast on its Preview Program update channel.

According to the Google Home help pages, the Preview Program is an update channel for the Chromecast and Google Home that gives you early access to device firmware updates. The Chromecast has been on this channel since September 2016, but the addition of Google Home is a new development.

Google also stresses that this isn’t beta software and should be the close to any final releases.

This is  [Read More…]

Here are June’s winners of the Honor/Huawei incentive program!

These are the lucky winners of some cool Huawei/Honor swag.

There’s nothing like being a cool person on the internet and winning great gadgets while doing so. But with our Huawei/Honor Community Incentive Program, you can do just that! The basis is pretty simple: be an active, engaged and friendly member of the Huawei or Honor communities in our forums to win great stuff.

Here are the winners from June:

dpham00 — Congrats, you’ve won a Huawei  [Read More…]

Bixby Voice for Samsung Galaxy S8 now available to members of the Early Access Program

Earlier this week Samsung announced the Bixby Early Access Program in the US and now it’s rolling out Bixby Voice to Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ users who have signed up for the program. By the way, Samsung is no longer accepting submissions, so you haven’t subscribed yet you are out of luck. Now if […]

Samsung lets you try new Bixby voice commands via new Early Access Program

Samsung wanted Bixby to be one of the killer features meant to differentiate the Galaxy S8 from other flagships out there like the Google Pixel, LG G6 or HTC U11. At launch, the Korean tech giant advertised Galaxy S8 owners will be able to use Bixby to do anything they could do using touch. But […]

The Pixel program is a mess [#acpodcast]

This week, Daniel, Flo, Alex and Jerry discuss the latest Pixel 2 rumors — will it be made by HTC, LG or both? — and what that means for the future of the Pixel program.

Also discussed:

HTC did good with the U11 Apple’s WWDC announcements: Is the iPad Pro 10.5 the best Google tablet around? Bixby sucks. When will it be good? The OnePlus 5 is coming, but is it a lot of hot air? Locked phones will be  [Read More…]

Join the Honor/Huawei community incentive program to win great prizes!

Be an active part of the Honor/Huawei community and earn some great prizes for your participation!

Some prizes are really hard to win — ever tried to win one of those arcade claw games? — and others are mercifully easy. This year, Huawei and Honor want to make it super easy to win a great set of prizes just for participating in the Android Central community!

How to win great prizes

Here’s how it works: each month,  [Read More…]