Category: Android News


Check out our favorite LGBTQ+ YouTube Creators

Content of all levels and styles is being added by LGBTQ+ creators every day.

Pride 2020 Apple’s LGBTQ support Companies and LGBTQ orgs Representation in video games Movies still have a long way to go Best LGBTQ TV moments Inclusive games LGBTQ YouTubers Steven Universe opened the door Best of LGBTQ on Netflix PopSocket Pride Rewatch the best Pride parades Android + Pride t-shirts LGBTQ Twitch streamers Virtual Pride month from home LTGBQ TV & movies  [Read More…]

The best PopGrips to show your Pride from PopSockets

PopSockets has released a special range of its popular phone grips, and combo phone-grip-card-holders so you can show your Pride, or support for the LGBTQ+ community, during Pride Month. What’s more, some of the PopGrips in the collection will help support The Trevor Project, with 50% of sales donated. The Trevor Project does brilliant work as the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. Have a look at the rainbow-tastic options below.

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Arlo Video Doorbell now works with Google Assistant

The doorbell camera is finally compatible with both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

What you need to know Arlo’s Video Doorbell has gained Google Assistant support. You can easily connect the Arlo Video Doorbell to the Assistant using the Google Assistant app on your Android phone or iPhone. The video doorbell already offers Amazon Alexa integration.

The Arlo Video Doorbell, which is among the most advanced video doorbells on the market right now, has gained Google Assistant  [Read More…]

Here’s how WhatsApp tailored its app for KaiOS

With tens of millions of users, WhatsApp is the marquee app on KaiOS — and it is steadily getting new features.

We haven’t really talked about KaiOS a lot here, but the operating system is now installed on over 100 million phones, making it the third-largest mobile operating system in the world. KaiOS is a fork of Firefox OS that’s designed for feature phones, and over the last three years it has seen a meteoric rise because  [Read More…]

With Arcadia, anyone can reduce their carbon footprint in 2020

You don’t need to be a professional climate scientist to know that the Earth is in trouble, and reducing your home’s carbon footprint should rank high on your 2020 resolution list if you want to do your part and help save the world.

The only problem is that making even minor changes to your energy consumption usually requires changes to your utility routine that are both costly and headache-inducing—until now.

Arcadia drastically reduces the barrier to entry when it  [Read More…]

AC Podcast 476: Exploring VR

Daniel Bader is joined by analyst Anshel Sag and our own Android Central writer, Nick Sutrich, for a special episode examining the current state of VR gaming and applications. They also look ahead towards the future as consumers continue to embrace affordable, portable VR devices.

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Links: Anshel Sag (@anshelsag) / Twitter Nicholas Sutrich (@Gwanatu)  [Read More…]

Get some great sound and save $20 with the Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro earbuds

Best Buy has a whole new set of deals of the day, and the Anker Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro true wireless earbuds are part of the savings. Get a pair for $ 129.99, which is down from the usual price of $ 150 and a match for one of the lowest we’ve seen this year. The last time we saw them go any lower than this was back in February when they dropped to $ 120. You can also find  [Read More…]

This best-selling PDF tool is on sale for just $30

The world’s reliance on PDF files knows no bounds. Ideal for sharing and sending everything from business reports and term papers to images and screenshots, PDFs remain one of the most widely-used and reliable ways to share valuable information regardless of your specific operating system.

The only problem is that these files are also incredibly difficult to work with and edit, and attempting to do even simple things like add text or adjust an image can be a headache-inducing nightmare.

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A ‘cursed’ wallpaper could crash your phone with its color profile

An improperly coded image can somehow crash the Android System UI.

WARNING!!!Never set this picture as wallpaper, especially for Samsung mobile phone users!It will cause your phone to crash!Don’t try it!If someone sends you this picture, please ignore it. pic.twitter.com/rVbozJdhkL

— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) May 31, 2020

What you need to know There’s a photo of a sunset making the rounds because when set as a wallpaper, it will brick some Android phones. The image has an  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Protest under assault

I have this vivid memory from the early days of 2020 that won’t subside.

It was January 6, before CES officially began, and I was at the Cosmopolitan hotel looking at Fossil’s new smartwatch offerings. The demo was finished and I was standing on this expansive balcony overlooking the city, a fake Eiffel Tower looming to my right. I was claiming a minute just for me, while inside my coworkers were chatting away contently. It was one of  [Read More…]