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It’s easier than you may think to print something from your Android phone

As Android technology progresses, so does your ability to get everything done right from your Android phone or tablet. Google has designed a cloud printing app that works with your printer connected either to your wireless network or to your computer via USB. Here’s how to set up Google Cloud Print within Chrome on your computer and how to start printing directly from your Android device.

Products used in this guide Google’s best: Pixel 4 (From $ 628  [Read More…]

OnePlus confirms it’s going to make cheap Android phones again

It’s part of a strategy to create an entire ecosystem of devices.

What you need to know In a recent interview, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said his company is re-focusing efforts to create cheap phones once again. It’s part of a new strategy to create an ecosystem of connected OnePlus devices. More premium phones like the OnePlus 8 Pro aren’t going away.

If you’re a long-time OnePlus fan, chances are the company’s last couple of releases have  [Read More…]

YouTube Music migration is here, and it’s still a disappointment

After years of wishing and hoping, all my music is back in one place.

Yes, I know, I’m one of five people who actually likes and uses YouTube Music and before that was a die-hard Google Play Music user since I first came to Android. When YouTube Music first re-launched, I had to start rebuilding my library from scratch, because while I’d spent 7 years building my library in Play Music — and several years before that  [Read More…]

Google I/O would have started today, here’s why it’s such a wonderful event

Today would have been the Google I/O 2020 keynote. I know this because, despite being deleted from Android Central’s shared calendar weeks ago, a phantom notification appeared on my laptop last night reminding me of that fact.

Google’s done a good job erasing this year’s Google I/O from the internet. If you go to the dedicated website for the event, it succinctly sums up why it and basically every other live event scheduled since mid-March has been  [Read More…]

It’s not just you — Slack is down around the world [Update]

Slack is down globally, with users unable to connect to the service.

What you need to know Users across the world are unable to connect to Slack right now. Slack’s status dashboard shows the problem originated around 7:30 pm ET. The company is now trying to fix the issue, but there’s no timeline on when it will be resolved.

Slack is down right now, with users from all around the globe unable to connect to the service.  [Read More…]

It’s the beginning of the end for Google Play Music

Google Play Music is set to shut down by the end of the year.

What you need to know There’s now a transfer tool to bring your Google Play Music library to YouTube Music. Google is no longer letting new customers sign up for Play Music Unlimited. Play Music will be completely shut down at some point in 2020.

Google’s current offering for music streaming is a bit messy, and it’s been that way for a while.  [Read More…]

It’s official: Here’s how much the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro will cost in India

The OnePlus 8 will start at just ₹41,999 ($ 550) in India, with the OnePlus 8 Pro debuting at ₹54,999 ($ 720).

What you need to know OnePlus has officially revealed Indian pricing for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, with both phones going on sale in the country in May. The OnePlus 8 will be retailing at just ₹41,999 ($ 550), and the OnePlus 8 Pro will be available at ₹54,999 ($ 720). Both devices are  [Read More…]

It’s easy to change your background wallpaper in a Zoom call

Hide that messy room!

Now that we’re all pretty much either working from home or working with a distributed team, I think it’s safe to say that most of us have participated in a video call, and chances are, that video call was via Zoom. You may have even been jealous of those techy types that figured out early on how to change their video background to some exotic location or silly photo. Whatever they chose, it  [Read More…]

This smart router is a godsend for parents in 2020, and it’s on sale now

In this time of social distancing, you and your kids are likely spending much more time around the house and on the internet. Beyond typical internet dangers like malware and hackers, parents now face the challenges of keeping their kids safe from inappropriate content, social media addiction, and boundless screen time. If you’re wary of malicious online invaders or you’ve noticed your child is spending too much time online, it’s time to take back control of your home  [Read More…]

It’s official — the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro have been unveiled

Two phones are better than one.

What you need to know During a press event on April 14, OnePlus unveiled its latest smartphones. The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are the company’s big flagships for 2020. We’re still learning more as the event goes on, so be sure to keep refreshing this article as it gets updated.

OnePlus is one of those companies that’s a lot of fun to follow, because year after year, it kicks  [Read More…]