Tag Archive: Roll


How to get Android P on your Pixel (and how to roll back to Oreo)

Get the Android P Developer Preview on your phone right away.

Another Android Developer preview is here, and this time we’ll be getting a look at what Android P has to offer. Eventually, anyway, because the first few versions probably won’t have much in the way of user-facing changes. That’s because the Android Developer preview was designed for developers who need to start working on any changes to their software right away. But even if you’re not a developer,  [Read More…]

Google says Oreo will roll out to some partner devices by the end of the year

Google has been working with its partners to get the Oreo update out by the end of the year.

While Google’s first party devices get new Android releases immediately, the same can’t be said for partner devices. Since these devices comprise the vast majority of Android devices, we run into situations like Nougat only being available on 13% of all Android devices a year after release.

But there may be cause for hope: tucked in the Android  [Read More…]

The UE Roll 2 is a fantastic Bluetooth speaker for only $50

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a sweet deal on UE Roll 2 Bluetooth speaker!

Dell has the black and gray UE Roll 2 for $ 50 with code UEROLL1. That price is $ 20 better than Amazon and almost as good as previous deals where the UE Roll 2 dropped to $ 45, which only worked on some of the uglier colors. The deal comes with free shipping.

If that coupon code feels like  [Read More…]

How to get the Android O beta 3 on your Pixel or Nexus (and how to roll back to Nougat)

Here’s how to get the Android O beta on your Nexus or Pixel device.

The Android O Developer Preview 3 is here, and if you’re looking to install it on your phone or tablet, you’re now able to opt-in to the first public beta, which is also available as the second Developer Preview.

Which devices support the Android O Developer Preview?

The preview is supported on the following phones and tablets:

Pixel Pixel XL Pixel C Nexus  [Read More…]

ZTE roll outs the B25 update for the Axon 7

It has been a matter of weeks since we last reported on the ZTE Axon 7 getting updated to Android 7.1.1 and it is no coincidence that back when the device launched we headlined it as being “Outstanding with a few faults“. Needless to say we have since seen a steady flow of updates roll out from […]

How to enable or disable the LG G6’s camera roll — and why you may want to leave it off

The LG G6 lets you see a scrolling strip of recent photos, but you may want to leave it off for quicker camera load times.

The LG G6 has a lot of neat features that utilize the taller 18:9 aspect ratio, letting you see more at once. One of those can be found in the camera app. The filmstrip view — officially called “camera roll” — gives you a scrolling vertical strip of recent photos off to  [Read More…]

Keep the party rolling all night with the UE ROLL 2 for just $55

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time saving you 45% on a UE Roll 2 speaker!

Looking for a portable Bluetooth speaker that looks cool and sounds great? If so, you won’t want to miss out on this deal at Amazon which scores you a UE ROLL 2 for $ 54.99, which is a savings of $ 45 from its regular price. The speaker is waterproof so you can use it out by the pool, on your  [Read More…]

How to get Android O on your Pixel or Nexus (and how to roll back to Nougat)

Here’s how to get the Android O Developer Preview on your Nexus or Pixel device.

The Android O Developer Preview is here, and if you’re one such developer (or just a person who doesn’t listen to good advice!) here’s how to install it onto your phone or tablet.

Which devices support the Android O Developer Preview?

The preview is supported on the following phones and tablets:

Pixel Pixel XL Pixel C Nexus 6P Nexus 5X Nexus Player  [Read More…]

Verizon celebrates Presidents’ Day with $30 off Daydream View, UE Roll 2 for $49 and more

Verizon currently has a variety of its accessories on sale in celebration of Presidents Day. From wearables to Bluetooth accessories, portable batteries to VR viewers, there are lots of great deals here that you’ll want to check out. Whether you are looking for something to go with your new phone, or need a gift for someone else, now may be the perfect time to make your purchase.

Some of the deals include:

Google Daydream View – $ 49  [Read More…]

Netflix may finally roll out offline playback, but not in the U.S.

Offline playback is coming to Netflix. Just not in the U.S.

Earlier this year, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said that he was “open-minded” about bringing offline playback to the service. In an interview with CNBC, Netflix COO Ted Sarandos said that the company is “looking at” enabling the feature, with initial rollout expected in countries with limited internet availability:

We have talked a lot about this over the years and our belief is that broadband  [Read More…]