Tag Archive: Won’t


Verizon intros new 3 new unlimited data plans, but they won’t bring you any joy

Taking the industry by surprise, Verizon announced an unlimited data plan back in February. But this week the carrier announced it will be splitting the original plan into three different new options: Go Unlimited ($ 75 for the first line), Beyond Unlimited ($ 85 for the first line) and Business Unlimited (prices vary). Big Red says that […]

Lenovo’s Tango-ready PHAB 2 Pro won’t be picking up the Nougat update

Lenovo is abandoning the PHAB series.

Lenovo partnered with Google to roll out the first consumer-ready Tango phone, the PHAB 2 Pro, late last year for $ 500. The phone launched with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and it looks like that’s where it’ll stay, as Lenovo’s update tracker page mentions that the phone won’t be getting the Android 7.0 Nougat update.

It’s not just the PHAB 2 Pro that is being left behind either. The rest of  [Read More…]

At just $18 you won’t be afraid to try some tricks with this mini drone

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on a mini drone!

Update: This popular deal is back again with a new coupon code. Be sure to use code AUKEYUA2 at checkout for the savings!

Right now you can pick up Aukey’s mini-drone for just $ 17.99 at Amazon with coupon code AUKEYUA2, a savings of just under $ 10. You can control this drone with your smartphone, allowing you to fly it  [Read More…]

You won’t want to miss your chance to grab an Honor 8 for just $259

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time scoring you a sweet deal on the excellent Honor 8 smartphone!

Odds are that you’ve heard of the Honor 8 by now, and if you’re in the market for one you won’t want to miss this deal. Right now you can pick up an unlocked 32GB version of the popular smartphone for just $ 259, which is a savings of around $ 140 from its normal price. With its 5.2-inch  [Read More…]

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…]

What big carriers won’t tell you about prepaid alternative carriers

Being informed is great for us, but big carriers would rather keep you in the dark when shopping for phone service.

There are plenty of reasons to use an MVNO instead of one of the four major network providers here in the U.S. We have talked about many of them and most center on the service to cost ratio and how an MVNO can usually be a better value for most people. We think that value is  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note Fan Edition is official, hopefully won’t catch on fire

Refreshed Note 7 lands July 7 in Korea, with a smaller battery.

The months of rumors around what Samsung might do with a glut of unused Galaxy Note 7s following last year’s recall have today culminated in the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition. Effectively a Note 7 with a smaller 3,200mAh battery, the Note 7 FE will go on sale in South Korea on July 7 for 699,600 won, which is around $ 611 U.S.

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What to Do When Your PlayStation VR Won’t Turn On

There are few things more stressful than when technology fails, but relax: we’ve got you covered

If you’re a gamer, chances are you’re familiar with all sorts of technological terrors. Red ring of death. “The servers are busy at this time.” The exciting, seemingly random combination of letters, numbers, and dashes. But if there’s one thing that brings heart to the fear of every gamer, it’s pressing the power button on your console or accessory, and nothing  [Read More…]

The US won’t be getting the Honor 9 anytime soon

Yesterday Huawei’s sub-brand Honor announced the European availability of the new Honor 9 – the successor of the awesome Honor 8. But the company said nothing about a potential launch in the US. A few hours later, speaking to Android Central VP of Honor Global and president of Honor EU, Eva Wimmers revealed that an […]

OnePlus officially confirms OnePlus 2 won’t get Android 7.0 Nougat

Android enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the OnePlus 5 which should land on June 20, but in the meantime, OnePlus 2 owners got some bad news. Even if back in November 2016, OnePlus promised it will update the OnePlus 2 to Android 7.0 Nougat, the build never came. And now we finally have […]