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Google Reportedly Plans To Overhaul Android P For iPhone X-Like 'Notch' And More

Google is reportedly working on Android P already and some big changes could be in store. Most notably, the next version of Android could embrace iPhone X-like notches to better accommodate minimal bezels.

Google February 13, 2018

Best Apps To Download For Your Android Phone Or Tablet On Google Play

Recently bought an Android phone or tablet? Here's our guide to the best Android apps to download on Google Play. There's everything from note-taking apps to dating apps and fitness-tracking apps.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 12, 2018

Microsoft’s SMS Organizer App Makes It Easier To Manage Messages On Android Devices

Microsoft's Project Garage Team called Team Golconda developed an SMS Organizer app, which makes it easy to organize messages on Android devices. However, the messaging app is only available in India.

Apps/Software February 12, 2018

Do You Hate The New Snapchat Update? Here's How To Bring Back The Old Design For iOS And Android

The latest Snapchat update has been rolled out and users are already complaining about the new design. Here's how to bring back the old version of the app on iOS and Android devices.

Apps/Software February 11, 2018

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Review Roundup: Mobile Version Keeps The Game's Heart In Cute Little Package

'Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition' is now available for iOS and Android devices, with the first chapter free to play. Early reviews say that it is a must-try game and worth the $20 price to unlock all chapters.

Video Games February 9, 2018

Google Makes Booking Hotels, Flights On Your Phone A Lot Easier

Google announced an incoming update intended to make traveling manageable via a smartphone. The new function will keep flights and hotel reservations accessible on a single page.

Google February 8, 2018

Apple Watch And Other Wearables Can Detect Early Signs Of Diabetes, Study Finds

Apple Watch and other wearables are now capable of detecting diabetes early on. This is made possible by pairing the smartwatch with DeepHeart, an AI-based deep neural network with disease detection accuracy of 85 percent.

Apple February 7, 2018

Android Nougat Now The Most Used Android Version, While Android Oreo Finally Claims 1 Percent

Android Nougat, released in August 2016, is finally the most used version of the mobile operating system. However, the latest build, Android Oreo, is just at over 1 percent, revealing the severity of Google's infamous Android fragmentation problem.

Google February 6, 2018

Erica The Robot Destined To Be TV News Anchor In Japan

Meet Erica, a creepy real-life like robot destined to be a TV news anchor in Japan. Created by Hiroshi Ishiguro, she is set to report the news by Spring.

February 3, 2018

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Release Date Revealed, Plus Preorders Now Available

The mobile 'Final Fantasy XV' title has received an official release date for iOS and Android devices. The mobile game will arrive in early February and preorders are available now.

Video Games January 31, 2018

Here Is Our Guide To The Best Web Browser Apps For Android Phones And Tablets

Google Play Store has a large selection of web browsers for Android phones and tablets. Here are some of the best web browser apps featuring incognito mode, add-on extensions, and fast page load time.

Apps/Software January 27, 2018

Switching To Android? How To Transfer Data From iPhone To Android

Making the switch from iOS to Android? Here's a handy guide on how to transfer data, including contacts, music, and photos from iPhone to Android.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 27, 2018

Galaxy S9 Announcement Live Stream: How To Watch Samsung's Unpacked Event

Samsung's Galaxy S9 announcement is right around the corner. Here's a guide on how to watch Samsung's Galaxy S9 Unpacked announcement live stream.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 25, 2018

Phone About To Die? Chatroom App Can Be Used When Battery Is At Five Percent

Is your phone about to die? Die With Me's chatroom app for iOS and Android can be used when your smartphone battery is at five percent.

Apps/Software January 25, 2018

Chrome 64 Goes Live With An Improved Blocker For Pop-Up Ads

Google has started rolling out Chrome 64, which is touted to boast of a powerful pop-up blocker as among its upgraded features. The browser will release in stages on Android, Windows, and Mac.

Google January 25, 2018

Google Play Books Product Manager Greg Hartrell Talks Launch Of Audiobooks

Google is now selling audiobooks on the Google Play Store. We spoke with Google Play Books' Product Manager Greg Hartrell about the development and launch of Audiobooks.

Apps/Software January 25, 2018

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Teaser Trailer Gives First Look At iOS RPG

The first trailer for 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' mobile game has arrived. The teaser shows off a plethora of new details for the upcoming iOS and Android RPG.

Apps/Software January 22, 2018

Twitter For Android Testing New Share Button And Bookmarks Feature

Twitter is testing a new Share button and bookmarks feature for Android. Right now, it's a server-side test, so only a few users are able to see the changes.

Apps/Software January 21, 2018

Super Bowl 2018: How To Watch Super Bowl LII Live Stream Online And On Mobile Devices

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here. Here are all of the ways to stream the Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patrits big game live stream online and on iOS and Android mobile devices.

Apps/Software January 20, 2018

Best Phones To Buy For Under $300

Looking to buy a budget phone? We've compiled a list of some of the best smartphones under $300, including BlackBerry Classic phone, Oppo F1, Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G, Moto G5 Plus, and Honor 6X.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 18, 2018

The Top 5 Best Android Phones To Buy In 2018

Are you looking to buy a new Android smartphone in 2018? We've compiled a list of some of the best Android phones expected to be released later this year.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 18, 2018

Google Is Rolling Out A Fix For The Cast Bug That Kills Your Wi-Fi

Google is rolling out an update that will solve the Wi-Fi network crashes caused by the Chromecast and Google Home devices. The bug fix will deploy as an update to the Google Play Services software found on all Android devices.

Google January 18, 2018

Google Duo Allows Calls To Phones That Don't Have The App

Google's video calling app Dupowill now allow people to make calls to phones that don't have the app. The catch is that this will only work with people who have Android phones.

Apps/Software January 18, 2018

Mirabook Turns Your Android Or Windows Phone Into A Full-Fledged Laptop

Own an Android or Windows phone? The Mirabook laptop allows users to connect their Android or Windows smartphone to the USB-C port, and it shows up on the 13-inch HD display with a keyboard and trackpad.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 15, 2018

Swipe Left or Right? Tinder-Like Ripple App Is Here For Professional Networking

Meet Ripple, a new professional networking app launched by former Tinder executive Ryan Ogle. Just like Tinder, Ripple app lets users swipe right to connect with someone, or swipe left to pass.

Apps/Software January 15, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Retail Box Leak Reveals All Features

A new leak of the Samsung Galaxy S9’s retail box has revealed a plethora of new features on the smartphone. The leaked package confirms some rumored details, as well as showcases some new features.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 13, 2018

Dish Adds Google Assistant To Control Dish TV Programming

Dish Network is adding a new integration with Google Assistant, allowing subscribers to watch their favorite television shows, without having to press a button. 'Okay, Google! Search for HBO's Game of Thrones.'

Smart Home January 11, 2018

How To Download And Install Android 8.0 Oreo Update On Your Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus

Own the Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus? Here's a guide on how to download and install Android 8.0 Oreo official update.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 11, 2018

Google Combines Android Pay And Google Wallet Into One Service

Google has announced that it is combining the mobile payment system, Android Pay, with its Google Wallet. The new unified service will simply be called Google Pay.

Apps/Software January 9, 2018

Google Is Testing New Fuchsia OS On The Pixelbook

Google is now testing its mysterious new Fuchsia OS on the Pixelbook. Fuchsia can be booted into a Pixelbook but you’ll need a second device and a disposable USB device.

Google January 5, 2018

Google Fuchsia OS On Pixelbook: Here's What We Know So Far

A new update for Fuchsia OS was recently released, which now supports the Google Pixelbook. Developers are excited about new improvements that will take the operating system even further.

Google January 3, 2018

Apple Acquires Buddybuild, Aims To Improve iOS App Development

Apple bought Buddybuild in a move to make the iOS platform more developer-friendly. In acquiring the Canadian startup, Apple is making sure that it will be steps ahead of rival Android.

Apple January 3, 2018

HQ Trivia Now Available For Android: Here's How You Can Win Real Money

Users confirmed that 'HQ Trivia' is finally available on the Google Play Store. Android users finally get to play the quiz game that gives out real money as the prize.

Video Games January 1, 2018

Want To Review Your Year? Learn How To See All 2017 Memories With New Snapchat Feature

Snapchat is taking a page from Facebook and is offering users the ability to look back at the year. The social media app is giving users the ability to look back at their 2017 in review.

Apps/Software December 31, 2017

HQ Trivia App Opens Pre-Registration For Google Play Store

HQ Trivia is finally making its way to the Android market. The Google Play Store has started pre-registering interested parties.

Apps/Software December 27, 2017

The Next Major Android Version May Hide Carrier Signal Strength

Android Open Source Project commits spotted by XDA Developers revealed that carriers may hide signal strengths starting with Android 9.0 P. Why should this matter to Android smartphone owners?

Google December 26, 2017

Best Apps To Install If You Want To Save Money In 2018

Smartphone apps are usually designed for entertainment and sometimes cost money to download. However, these are some useful apps that could help save users some money this 2018.

December 25, 2017

Haven App By Edward Snowden Transforms Android Phones Into Mobile Home Security Systems

Haven is a free app that can turn any Android smartphone into a home security system. The app, which was released by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, utilizes the array of sensors included in all smartphones to provide protection.

Apps/Software December 23, 2017

Google: By 2018, New Apps Must Target Android Oreo, And By 2019, Play Store Apps Must Support 64-Bit

Developers now have to follow new rules to keep on publishing apps on the Play Store. One requires them to create 64-bit version of their apps, because there’ll be Android devices in the future that can only run 64-bit code.

Apps/Software December 21, 2017

This Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware On Android Can Literally Destroy Your Phone

A new type of malware called Loapi is infecting Android phones, Kaspersky has discovered. It can do a lot of things, including melt your phone.

Security December 20, 2017

Google Assistant For Android Now Responds To 'Hey Google'

You can now call Google Assistant on your Android phone using the hotword 'Hey Google.' That means you're no longer stuck with using the arguably awkward trigger phrase 'OK Google.'

Google December 19, 2017

Google Assistant Availability Expands To Smartphones And Tablets On Older Android Versions

Google Assistant is rolling out to tablets on Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 6.0 Marshmallow and smartphones on Android 5.0 Lollipop. However, about 20 percent of Android users will still not be able to use Google's digital assistant.

Google December 13, 2017

Google's New Android Oreo Go Will Work Even On Low-End Phones

Google has a new OS version called Android Oreo Go, specifically designed to play nice with low-end devices. It will work even on handsets with 512MB of RAM and will offer special features to enhance the overall experience.

Google December 5, 2017

Samsung's Smart Flip Phone W2018 Has The Edge On The Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8

The Samsung W2018 has a lot more going on than just its flip phone design. It also has the widest camera lens aperture to date, and to make things even better, it's variable to boot.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 2, 2017

Galaxy S8 Fast Charging Not Working After October Update, Users Report

Fast charging not working on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus? If so, you should know that you're not alone, but Samsung has yet to roll out a fix.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 1, 2017

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