Tag Archive: Users


Data-saving Facebook Messenger Lite is now available for Android users in the US

Facebook’s data-saving Messenger Lite alternative was so far available for users in developing countries. Well this week, the social media giant is expanding the availability of the app to Western markets such as the US, Canada, Ireland and the UK. Messenger Lite basically offers the same features as the standard versions, but eliminates data draining […]

Google Home users will soon be able to get 3 months of Deezer Premium+ for under a buck

Back in August, Deezer added Google Home support for its music streaming service, giving owners of the Google Assistant-powered speakers the ability to play and listen to music by using voice commands. Initially, the new feature was made available in France and Germany, but US, UK, Australia and Canada were said to be due to […]

Daydream View users can now browse the web in VR with Chrome

Google is looking to make VR more mainstream. To that end, Chrome’s “happiness evangelist” François Beaufort, recently announced on Google+ that VR web browsing capabilities are coming to Chrome in the near future. Actually, basic support is already available in the newest Chrome 61 stable build. What does this mean exactly? Well that Google Chrome […]

Instagram users can now share Stories via Direct messages

A new feature is currently rolling out to Instagram users on Android and iOS which gives them the ability to share Stories via direct messages. Now, whenever you watch a Story, a new direct message icon will appear in the bottom right corner. Tap on it and select the friend or group you want to […]

Android 8.0 Oreo system images available, update rolling to Developer Preview users

Google has uploaded the Android 8.0 Oreo system images.

For those that want to be on the bleeding edge, the Android 8.0 Oreo system images are now available. Google has the images for last year’s Pixel phones, the Nexus 6P and 5X, the Nexus Player and the Pixel C. Manually updating a device requires a few tools and a bit of time, but it’s an easy process overall. There are carrier-specific images for the Pixel phones, so make sure  [Read More…]

Google Search will now alert users to pollen levels

Google Search will now integrate pollen forecasts.

Google Search has long been able to alert users of various weather conditions, from thunderstorms to flash foods and and everything in between. One more weather condition will be available for search starting today.

Google has announced that users will be able to search for pollen levels near their location. I tried this on my OnePlus 3T by searching for both “pollen levels” and “pollen forecast.” All this  [Read More…]

Google Assistant stops working for some Android Wear users

A bad Google app update has caused the Assistant to stop working for some users.

Among the wearables competition, Android Wear has a few things going for it. There are a plethora of unique options from super rugged watches to dressier options. Another advantage is the seamless integration with Android smartphones and the ability to access Google Assistant on your wrist. At least, in theory.

Android Police is reporting that following a recent Google app update, Google  [Read More…]

TripIt launches in-airport point-to-point navigation for Pro users

Never get lost in an airport again.

Air travel is often frustrating, as we all know, but TripIt is doing its best to smooth out the experience with a new feature in its app that takes airport maps to a new level. Its new in-app airport maps not only give you a top-down view of the entire airport with every bit of information you need, but also now complete navigation between points  [Read More…]

Reddit users were asked what their favorite apps are. Here are some of the best

With so many new apps popping up in the Play Store every day, it’s hard to keep on top of whats out there. So, when Reddit user Fallout541 posed the question “What is your favorite app” to the AskReddit community, our ears perked up. We cover a lot of apps here at AndroidGuys with our […]

Google is giving a $1 Play Store credit to some users

Google Play is giving out money.

Google Play has an offer for some select users right now that gives them $ 1 of Play Store credit to use on apps or paid content before the end of September. Not everyone’s getting the lucky offer, but hey, shouldn’t you head to Google Play and check?

Google giving away promotions to only some users is nothing new. A few months back, select users got half off a movie  [Read More…]