Tag Archive: Running


OnePlus 5 spotted running Android 8.0

If you’re in the closed Beta for Android 8.0 then you’ll already be familiar with Oreo on your OnePlus 5. For the rest of us there’s some good news in that a OnePlus 5 has been benchmarked running Android Oreo lending suggestion that an update could be imminent. A benchmark result could indicate that the […]

Four Great Galaxy S8 armbands for running and working out

Hit the pavement running with your Galaxy S8 secure and accessible!

Itching to take your Galaxy S8 with you on your runs? Sure, you could awkwardly keep it in your pocket, but you’re best off getting an armband case. It keeps your phone protected and accessible to you, so you can check on your progress in your [Couch to 5K app]https://www.androidcentral.com/best-couch-5k-apps) or control your music as you run.

While these armbands won’t help with your running motivation,  [Read More…]

Google Contacts app now available for any device running Android 5.0 Lollipop and up

Owners of Nexus, Pixel, Android One or Google Play Edition devices are probably familiar with Google’s Contacts app. The application was so far exclusively available for these devices, but starting this week Google has expanded its availability to include any Android phone or tablet running Android 5.0 Lollipop or above. If you have a compatible […]

Nearly 10% of all active Android devices are running Nougat

Nougat continues to gain momentum in the latest Android distribution numbers.

Nougat saw a heady increase last month, and with the update rolling out to older devices globally, we’re seeing a similar uptick this time around. Google’s May distribution numbers pit Nougat — both 7.0 and 7.1 — at 9.5%, an increase of 2.4% from the previous month.

Android 7.0 Nougat is on 8.9% of active Android devices, while Android 7.1 has a 0.6% share. With  [Read More…]

How to get Google Assistant on any device running Android 5.0+

Google Assistant is a great personal assistant and one of the best features of modern Android. Unfortunately it is restricted to only certain devices. That was until now. The folks over at XDA have worked their magic once again and you can now have Google Assistant running on any device that has Android 5.0 or […]

HTC U11 review: Back in the running

HTC needs something to get it back in the conversation with today’s flagships.

The launch of HTC’s new “U” series of phones came with a flagship-sized hole in the middle of the lineup. The U Ultra was too big and too expensive, while the U Play was underpowered and short on value for the money.

With the launch of the U11, HTC is not only filling that flagship spot in the 2017 U series but also trying  [Read More…]

Amazon running sale on unlocked Android phones from Sony, LeEco, and more

If you’re in the market for a new Android phone, you may want to point your browser to Amazon, which is holding a sale on unlocked Android handsets right this very second.

There are several different Android phones on sale from different manufacturers. Included are devices from ASUS, Coolpad, LeEco, Lenovo, and Sony. Here are the devices that are being discounted:

ASUS ZenFone Zoom for $ 169.00 (normally $ 229.00) Coolpad Conjr for $ 143.99 (normally $ 179.99) LeEco Le  [Read More…]

4 things you should know about running a VPN on Android

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows you to alter your IP address so you can appear as if you’re operating in another part of the world. They allow you to circumvent government blocks on websites and protect your privacy. It should come as no surprise that people all over the world use VPNs. But what […]

Keep your computer running like a champ with Windows Care Genius Pro (Deal of the Day)

Have an older computer that seems to have slowed with time? What about that PC that’s only two years old but runs like it’s twenty years old? Don’t bother taking it into have it repaired or tuned up; you can do it from your own home and for a fraction of the cost. About Our

Four tips on running your online store from your Android phone

Android phones are the most popular smartphones. According to Time Magazine, they account for more than 50% of smartphone usage worldwide. One reason is that they don’t cost nearly as much to purchase or upgrade as an iPhone does. Another reason is that they are versatile and don’t bog down users with proprietary cables and