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Clamshells aren’t as exciting as mini-tablets, but they’re still great

Not every folding phone needs to be a miniature tablet.

Depending on who you ask, foldable phones are either the inevitable future of mobile that we’re all slowly inching towards, or an expensive gimmick that nobody should invest in just yet. Or maybe it’s a bit of both.

I think it’s still a little early to come to any definitive conclusions, and that phones are far from the only use we’ll have for flexible display tech —  [Read More…]

Ubisoft’s Avatar game still in development

It’s alive!

What you need to know Avatar is an incredibly popular film now owned by Disney. A game has been in development at Ubisoft since at least 2017. Many gamers thought the project had been canceled. Today, the official Twitter account confirmed it was still in development.

A few years ago, news stories circulated that Ubisoft was making an open-world Avatar game for Fox. Since then, Fox has been acquired by Disney and it was unclear  [Read More…]

One of Black Friday’s most surprising deals is still available today

This year’s Black Friday savings are still going strong. Even if some of them were worse than others, you have plenty of ways to save on your holiday shopping if you didn’t get a chance to yesterday.

One such product that’s been discounted for Black Friday 2019 is the Sonos Beam, and for anyone buying around this Saturday, its still available.

We aren’t sure how long it’s going to last, but at least for right now, it continues to be  [Read More…]

AirPods Pro review: Still great, but there are better options on Android

Here’s the thing: like most Apple accessories, the AirPods Pro work best with Apple products. They’re pretty great if you use an iPhone, an iPad, or a MacBook. They connect instantly and feature hands-free Siri along with sensor-based play/pause when you remove one or both earbuds.

But with Android phones, the AirPods Pro are just another pair of true wireless earbuds, albeit ones with excellent noise cancellation, some handy capacitive controls, and a relatively portable case. But that  [Read More…]

If a desktop or laptop is all you have, can you still watch Disney+?

Best answer: Yes, you can watch Disney+ on your computer through a browser like Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari.

In a galaxy not so far away: Disney+ (From $ 7/mo at Disney+) On the cusp

November 12 is the date to have circled on your calendar is you are someone who’s looking forward to the launch of Disney+, and who wouldn’t be? For years Disney content has been spread across various streaming services; even then, everything wasn’t  [Read More…]

With Fitbit in tow, Google still has years of work to catch up in fitness

This acquisition is the beginning, not the end, of Google’s work on its fitness platform.

Google just splashed a bunch of cash to acquire Fitbit, and right out of the gate it has a lot to say about what the new company will bring and what it means for Google’s wearable strategy going forward. The obvious assumption is that this will renew Google’s focus on wearables, and fitness wearables in particular.

Buying Fitbit doesn’t just magically make  [Read More…]

Project Treble has helped, but Android updates are still dog slow

Project Treble seems to be helping, though.

What you need to know Project Treble has improved phone update rates tremendously, shaving off months from the time users used to have to wait. Two manufacturers even got their Android 10 updates out the same day as Google, marking a new record in update speed for non Google-branded devices. Further improvements are likely in the years to come as more OEMs adopt these programs and additional phones are enrolled  [Read More…]

NordVPN fesses up to data center breach, insists network is ‘still safe’

The breach occurred in March 2018.

What you need to know NordVPN is one of the most popular virtual private network service providers. One of its data centers was breached back in March of 2018, the company recently admitted. It claims no user activity logs or credentials were compromised.

A Finnish data center hosting NordVPN servers was breached early last year, the company admitted in a blog post earlier today.

It fingered a remote management system used  [Read More…]

Our 75% OFF eLearning sale is still going strong — take advantage today!

If you are a regular visitor to AndroidGuys, you know that we run a daily post which features a discount or limited-time promotion. Whether it’s a product, service, online training, or a giveaway, it’s a great opportunity to save big.

One of our more popular categories is online training, often because they’re discounted so heavily and typically offer lifetime access. We get it. It’s the learn-at-your-pace stuff that opens doors to new careers.

While the prices we feature are incredible  [Read More…]

Samsung’s new and improved Galaxy Fold can still be easily broken

Welcome to the unfortunate reality of gen-one folding phones.

What you need to know Samsung’s re-designed Galaxy Fold has already broken for one user. A random blob has appeared under the screen, likely something that got caught under the plastic display. This appears to be a side effect of normal use and not a serious design flaw like last time.

Samsung built a lot of hype for the Galaxy Fold earlier this year, and shortly before the  [Read More…]