Tag Archive: Team


Essential team takes to Reddit AMA, promises Oreo update and Verizon certification

Andy Rubin hosted a Reddit AMA, and answered some burning questions the community had.

After a few delays, the Essential Phone was finally released last month to awaiting fans and critics. While the Phone certainly has a nice design and exotic materials, there are parts of the device that are a bit of a compromise at the retail price of $ 700. In our review we noted that the camera felt far from finished, and general issues with stability  [Read More…]

Eharmony and Alexa team up to make finding a date that much more weird

I’ve been married for 13 years next week. I can’t even imagine what it’s like to do that in the age of smartphones and dating apps and Instagram and text messages. I am old.

Also: There’s now an Amazon Alexa Skill that ties eharmony to your Amazon account. So you can find more info on potential lifelong partners without even having to pick up your phone, or log into a computer.

Or, as eharmony puts it:

It’s a  [Read More…]

Follow the Android Central team at IFA 2017!

There’s the show, and then there’s the show.

IFA 2017 is quickly approaching, and before you know it Android Central is going to have people on their way to Berlin to cover one of the larger trade shows of the year.

It’s shaping up to be a great show, and there are always twists and turns beyond what we’re expecting. Even though the show technically starts on September 1, we’ll be on the ground from August 28  [Read More…]

OnePlus and DJI team up with back to school bundles

OnePlus and DJI are teaming up to offer back to school bundles.

As the new school year approaches, a lot of companies are looking to offer back to school deals to entice students. OnePlus and DJI are combining forces to offer a rather enticing bundle.

Right now, OnePlus and DJI are offering a bundle with the DJI Osmo Mobile (MSRP: $ 299) and a OnePlus 5 (MSRP: $ 479) for only $ 724, a savings of $  [Read More…]

Bestek’s 8-port surge protector is great for team projects – not so great for space-saving

Hello again, Android Guys. Today I’ll be giving you a peek at Bestek’s massive 8 port surge protector – which I like to think of as a tower, given its unique, upright positioning. Upon opening this beast, the first thing that catches your attention is the heft; this thing is huge, let me tell you. […]

Android team explains how Project Treble will (and won’t) improve Android

Googlers confirm most of what we knew (and had guessed) about Project Treble.

Members of the Android engineering team at Google are participating in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) today. Find a list of the team members participating here.

One of the questions was about Project Treble and was wondering if thinking it could fix Android fragmentation was too optimistic. The response from the Android team explains most of what we need to know about Treble, and affirms  [Read More…]

The Android O Team are hosting an AMA this week

The clever people behind Android O are hosting an AMA on reddit this week for an opportunity for the community to ask pretty much anything they like. The AMA session is set to start on Wednesday (July 19) at 12PM PST (3PM EST). This your chance to ask us technical questions related to the latest features […]

OnePlus team fields OnePlus 5 questions in Reddit AMA, reveals little

Every once and a while it’s great to get a feel for what’s going on behind the scenes of a smartphone launch.

As they have done before, a handful of high-level people from OnePlus fired up a Reddit AMA to field questions from some of the most die-hard fans of the company. This time, it’s all about the OnePlus 5 of course.

As is typically the case with Reddit AMAs, there’s a whole lot of cruft to wade through  [Read More…]

Freelancers wanted: This is your chance to join the value-obsessed Thrifter team!

If you have the gift for thrift and are passionate about finding innovative ways to save and make money, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

You’ve likely noticed the Thrifter name accompanying tech deals content published on Android Central this year, but we haven’t really paused to talk about what Thrifter is and where it’s going. To be frank, that’s because we weren’t ready to. Now we are and we’re super excited to start spreading the  [Read More…]

Google could team up with India’s Jio over an affordable 4G phone

A Google-branded budget phone could be in the works.

Google is reportedly working with Jio — which recently crossed 100 million subscribers — to launch an affordable 4G-enabled phone that will work exclusively on Jio’s network. The phone is likely to make its debut before the end of the year, according to The Hindu.

Google is looking to expand its reach in India, and one way to do that would be to collaborate with Jio. The  [Read More…]