What Gear VR games need a controller?
Samsung built the Gear VR so it didn’t have to rely on a separate controller, and most of the time that is awesome. The touch panel on the side of the headset lets you move around quickly and swipe to perform many different actions in apps and games, and it’s a lot of fun. Sometimes, either because you don’t want a single arm getting tired from playing for an extended [Read More…]
Samsung and Google today introduced new Chromebooks which aim to appeal to the Microsoft Surface Pro and Apple iPad Pro. The two, known as the Chromebook Pro and Chromebook Plus, offer nearly identical features between them. The key difference between the pair being the processor. Built with support for Android apps and the Google Play Store,
The mid-range smartphone sector has been getting quite interesting as of late and Samsung’s newest smartphones unveiled ahead of CES 2017 are a testimony of this growing trend. Introducing the new Samsung Galaxy A lineup which features three models, the Galaxy A7, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 – all IP68 certified for water and dust
Here at AndrodGuys we’re big fans of MVNOs and their small business. For those who aren’t familiar with the term, a MNVO is a wireless service provider that does not have its own infrastructure and licenses network access from other carriers. This week’s MNVO news comes from FreedomPop, the Los Angeles-based started which just announced
Android Auto has been around for about two years, but only supports about 200 car models. But with the advent of the Android Auto app for Android, Google extended the availability of the service to basically anyone with a car and an Android 5.0 Lollipop or later device. Today, Android Auto is getting a feature
Nougat is starting to roll out to the Moto Z this week!
It appears the rumors were true: the Moto Z and Moto Z Force on Verizon are the first of the company’s newest phones to receive updates to Android 7.0 Nougat, and with it, the first non-Google phones to receive support for Daydream VR.
According to Motorola, the Nougat update will begin rolling out “this week” to Moto Z and Moto Z Play on Verizon, with other [Read More…]
Samsung Pay confirms to AC that the service will work on Gear S3 when paired with any Android 4.4+ phone.
While most of the Gear S2’s features work just fine when paired to a non-Samsung phone, Samsung Pay was off-limits unless your watch was paired to a Galaxy device. On the upcoming Gear S3 watches, it looks like that’s no longer the case. The Samsung Pay Twitter account has confirmed to AC that the service will [Read More…]
Quick Charge is now compliant with USB-C.
Qualcomm’s Quick Charge is the world’s leading fast charging standard with over 100 compatible phones and over 300 accessories. With the mobile industry moving away from microUSB to the more versatile USB-C standard, Qualcomm is rolling out Quick Charge 4.0, which supports USB-C and USB-PD (Power Delivery).
The latter is a significant addition. In the latest Android Compatibility Definition Document, Google has strongly recommended manufacturers wean away from [Read More…]
You can now add a passcode to your WhatsApp account.
The latest update to WhatsApp beta lets you secure your account with a six-digit passcode. WhatsApp verifies your phone number via an SMS confirmation when you’re setting up the service on a new phone, and with two-step verification enabled, you’ll have to enter the passcode as well to gain access to your account.
You also get the option to add your email [Read More…]
Recently we told you that Google partnered with Visa and MasterCard in order to expand the reach of Android Pay. It seems that Google is actively working to make its mobile website transaction app more useful. This week the tech giant announced it has added more US based and credit unions support to Android Pay.