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Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game is now open for pre-registration on Android and iOS

One year after its official reveal, Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game with a twist is finally open for pre-registration on Android and iOS. The Coalition and Funko have teamed up for the release of...

Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game is now open for pre-registration on Android and iOS

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Huawei gears up to fully open its Huawei Mobile Services to global developers Huawei has grown into an industry giant and has developed preliminary capabilities necessary to build a smart ecosystem.Now, Huawei is going to fully open its Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) to global developers, allowing them to quickly access the HMS ecosystem for resource sharing.At the Huawei Devel...
20:26 2019-08-10

The next big Pokemon mobile game is coming to iOS and Android this summer Pokemon Go is clearly the biggest and most recognizable Pokemon game on mobile, but it’s far from the only one. In fact, there are about half a dozen other official Pokemon titles on the App Store and Google Play, including Pokemon Shuffle, Pokemon Duel, and Pokemon Quest. But The Pokemon Comp...
21:52 2019-06-27

New Pokemon mobile game coming to Android and iOS this summer Many have tried to clone Pokemon GO massive financial success, but no AR (augmented reality) mobile games managed to get nowhere near Niantic's smash hit in terms of revenue. The latest contender, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite made just 4% of the revenue Pokemon GO made on the first day.Well, it looks...
05:39 2019-06-28

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already reported it’s a faithful 3D racing experience...with microtransactions and multiple in-game currencies.That’s right ...
06:13 2019-05-23

PUBG Mobile Update Patch Notes: 0.13 game download release date for iOS and Android PUBG Mobile Patch Notes for the new 0.13.0 update have been revealed. Here's everything you need to know, including when you can expect the new download to be available for iOS and Android devices....
14:39 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-STS Media gears up to bid for Boost Mobile with sale of FreedomPop Prepaid wireless provider STS Media said on Friday it has agreed to sell its FreedomPop brand to Red Pocket Mobile, as STS readies itself to place a bid for Sprint Corp's Boost Mobile....
21:13 2019-06-07

Gears 5 Tech Test Time: UK Start Times and How to download and play the Gears 5 beta? The Coalition and Xbox will be rolling out a beta test for Gears 5 this weekend - here's everything you need to know about being able to access the game and getting your hands on the Xbox exclusive early....
14:26 2019-07-19

Gears 5 release date set for ‘Fall 2019’ and will launch on Xbox Game Pass Gears of War 5’s rumored September 10 release date might have been more accurate than we originally believed – a billboard outside of the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles confirms a Fall 2019 release window (i.e. September through November) as well as its Xbox Game Pass availabili...
07:52 2019-06-08

Gears 5 is the 'largest Gears to date', according to The Coalition We've been waiting a long time for Gears 5 to release and, according to developer The Coalition, the wait is going to be worth it.In an interview with Game Informer, The Coalition's multiplayer design director Ryan Cleven revealed the next installation in the Gears of War franchise is goin...
22:13 2019-07-18

PS5 vs Xbox Scarlett Specs: Is PlayStation 5 more powerful than Microsofts next console? New information is starting to surface about the power of the PlayStation 5 machine compared to main rival Xbox Scarlett - at least, that's if new reports from industry experts can be believed....
08:52 2019-06-21

You can bring your own Android phone to Xfinity Mobile You no longer need an iPhone if you want to bring an unlocked smartphone to Xfinity Mobile. The Comcast wireless service (which runs on the network of Engadget parent Verizon) has expanded its bring-your-own-device program to include Android smartph......
17:00 2019-07-16

T-Mobile is the next US carrier to roll out Android 9.0 Pie to the LG V40 ThinQ Verizon was the first US carrier to provide LG V40 ThinQ owners with the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update. AT&T followed soon along with U.S. Cellular, but Sprint and T-Mobile remained behind the competition.Well, that's no longer valid, at least for one of the carriers, as T-Mobile is finally pu...
17:52 2019-06-22

T-Mobile rolls out Samsung Galaxy A6 Android 9.0 Pie update Samsung's Galaxy A6 is clearly not among the best mid-range Android smartphones launched on the market last year, but if you bought one regardless of that, you'll be pleased to know that at least on US carrier is now rolling out the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update.After a short testing period, T...
07:52 2019-05-29

Huawei just confirmed some info about its mobile OS, but it would rather use Android on phones We’ve been talking about Huawei’s upcoming new Android-based operating system for a few weeks now, ever since Trump’s ban came into effect. We’ve even seen the Chinese company register a Hongmeng trademark in several markets, and that’s what we’ve been calling the...
01:39 2019-07-13

AT&T beats Sprint and T-Mobile to the Android Pie punch for the LG V40 ThinQ Formally unveiled in early October and commercially released both on US carriers and in an unlocked variant later that same month, the LG V40 ThinQ could have theoretically been powered by Android Pie out the box. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case, even though the newest version of Google's market...
05:00 2019-06-12

These free mobile video games on Android and iOS can add to Memorial Day weekend fun Columnist Marc Saltzman suggests some mobile games you can use to pass the time at home or on a trip this Memorial Day holiday weekend.        ...
16:13 2019-05-24

Microsoft to end Office mobile apps support for older Android devices Microsoft silently updated the system requirements for its Office mobile apps and from what we understand, thing are looking bleak for Android users with older smartphones. Although the announcement doesn't really comes as a surprise, we can't help but wonder how many Android users will be affected ...
22:39 2019-05-31

Skype launches screen sharing on Android and iOS, mobile calling redesign Microsoft has finally made the Skype screen sharing feature available to mobile users after teasing it about two months ago. Starting today, Android and iOS users will be able to take advantage of the new improvements that Skype has just introduced.Sharing your screen during a Skype call is quite si...
02:52 2019-06-05

Why open sourcerors might want to ditch Android for iOS Apple has long been the proprietary bad guy, but Google’s privacy-sucking ways in Android should give open source freedom fighters reason to consider switching....
02:52 2019-06-06

PUBG Mobile Season 8 Beta Live: How to download iOS, Android Royale Pass beta Tencent has recently rolled out version 0.13.4 to players, and now you can sign into the beta and trial Season 8 early - here's what you need to know....
22:39 2019-07-08

K-Pop's BTS now in your pocket with mobile game (This June 24 story, corrects title of Simon Sim to president of the U.S. arm of Netmarble Corp instead of president of the South Korean mobile gaming company, paragraph 5.)...
21:52 2019-06-27

Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall is a strategy RPG for Android and iOS Behaviour Interactive, HBO, and Gaea have unveiled Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall, a collectible strategy role-playing game on mobile devices.Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

Valve's 'Dota Underlords' open beta launches on Android, iOS and PC Less than a month after it was announced and just a week after being properly revealed, Dota Underlords is available for play. Valve's take on the popular Dota 2 mod, Dota Auto Chess, is a stategic battle game where players try to dominate the city o......
05:13 2019-06-21

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp....
19:00 2019-08-16

DOJ's Delrahim still open to Sprint-T-Mobile deal: CNBC The U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, is still open to T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, CNBC reported on Thursday....
15:26 2019-05-23

Valve launches Dota game on Android and iOS devices, but it's not what you think After the Artifact fiasco, Valve is back with yet another game, but a completely different one this time. Dota Underlords strikes no resemblance to the company's previous card game and, despite its name, it has nothing to do with the MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) genre.Dota Underlords is an...
04:52 2019-06-22

Nintendo’s next big iOS and Android game will be released early next month After releasing two mobile games in both 2016 and 2017, Nintendo’s release schedule for iOS and Android slowed to a crawl, as Dragalia Lost was the only Nintendo Mobile title to release in 2018. Six months into 2019, we still have not seen a new mobile game from Nintendo, but that’s goin...
19:01 2019-06-18

The Star Ocean Mobile Game Is Shutting Down Barely a year after launching in the West, free-to-play mobile RPG Star Ocean: Anamnesis is shutting down. Players have until November 5 to finish collecting characters before Square Enix pulls the plug....
15:39 2019-08-06

5 years later, Flappy Bird is still the best mobile game Flappy Bird is back thanks to Flappy Royale, which is available to play for free online right now. Somehow this is still the best mobile gaming has.Read More...
12:39 2019-07-16

Bethesda’s Orion Will Allow For 60 FPS Game Streaming On Mobile Bethesda has came out swinging at their E3 conference, showcasing Orion, it’s streaming technology that will help gamers play in 60 FPS on mobile devices....
10:39 2019-06-10

Mobile game streaming service Hatch is available in the UK When it comes to game streaming, it's not just the likes of Microsoft, Google and Sony who are trying to capture players' attention. There's a mobile-focused option too, and it's now available in the UK....
01:13 2019-07-04

RGB Mechanical Keyboard 63 Keys Bluetooth 4.0, LED Backlit Wireless USB Wired Gaming Computer Keyboard for Multi-Device Phone Android Mobile PC Laptop RGB Mechanical Keyboard 63 Keys Bluetooth 4.0, LED Backlit Wireless USB Wired Gaming Computer Keyboard for Multi-Device Phone Android Mobile PC Laptop...
20:26 2019-06-21

VisionizAR reveals Lone Wolf AR mobile game VisionizAR said it plans to develop a location-based mobile augmented reality fantasy role-playing game based on the popular Lone Wolf "Choose Your Own Path" book series.Read More...
17:13 2019-05-28

Best phone for gaming 2019: the top 10 mobile game performers The best gaming phones in 2019 have become a big surprise. We now have dedicated gaming phones with souped-up specs to help improve gaming experiences, while others in this best gaming phones list are just the outright best phones.Beyond any fancy gamer features, the best gaming phone should have a ...
16:13 2019-06-18

AppOnBoard acquires mobile game dev suite Buildbox AppOnboard, the maker of playable ads for mobile games, has acquired Buildbox, a platform that enables developers to create mobile games without coding.Read More...
00:26 2019-06-14

Snapchat launches its first ever battle royale mobile game Snapchat mobile games are a recent thing that Snap introduced a few weeks ago, but if you're not familiar with the new feature, here is a quick rundown. Starting last month, Snapchat users can play together with their friends three mobile games directly within the app without having to install anyth...
08:52 2019-06-06

'Pokémon Masters' brings old trainers together in one mobile game The Pokémon Company is working on another mobile game in addition to Sleep, which is designed to track your sleeping time to unlock new characters. It's called Pokémon Masters, and it will give you a way to fight alongside trainers from......
12:00 2019-05-29

Toy Story 4 content arrives in Big Fish mobile game Big Fish Games is adding new character-themed playsets and bonus chapters to its Toy Story Drop! mobile game with the launch of the Toy Story 4 movie.Read More...
17:13 2019-06-21

Mobile Game Lets You Build Gundam Models Without All The Clutter Building Gundam models is an exciting hobby, but if you’re on the go or don’t have a shelf for all your giant robots, you’re in a rough spot. Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare is a new mobile game looking to make it easy to build and battle robots on the go. There’s some mobile game jankiness, but so fa...
23:00 2019-08-01

A Pokemon Go-Style Stranger Things Mobile Game Is in the Works Netflix and Next Games have announced a new free-to-play Stranger Things mobile game, which will be a "location-based RPG / puzzler" that sounds a bit like Pokemon Go....
08:52 2019-06-13

Azerion buys Spil Games’ mobile game division Media, gaming, and tech company Azerion has acquired the mobile game division of Spil Games. The two companies have also set up a strategic partnership.Read More...
19:00 2019-06-20

You can download Nintendo’s ‘Dr. Mario World’ mobile game for free right now Shortly after Nintendo announced that Dr. Mario World would launch on iOS and Android on, Wednesday, July 10th, the mobile puzzle game suddenly went live on the iOS App Store a day early. Nintendo announced its partnership with Line Corp. for a Dr. Mario mobile game earlier this year, and a few mont...
19:39 2019-07-09

Nintendo's next mobile game is Dr Mario World, and it's launching next month You may think of Mario as a professional plumber-turned-adventurer, but did you know he also spent around 10 years working toward his medical doctorate? That's why he's allowed to complete medical exams and prescribe medication in the upcoming Dr Mario World.Announced back in January this ...
10:39 2019-06-18

Android Q(&A): Android Engineers take us on a deep dive of Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) As has become tradition for Ars at Google I/O, we recently sat down with some of the people who make Android to learn about the OS directly from the people who make it. For 2019, the talk was all about Android Q and this y...
16:00 2019-07-03

Pokemon Masters: iOS, Android game gets first gameplay trailer, release date update The newest Pokemon game is almost here - and today we got a closer look at how it's going to play and what you'll be able to do on the mobile game. Here's what you need to know....
21:39 2019-07-18

Funko Pop! Blitz takes Universal franchises to match-3 mobile game Universal Games and Digital Platforms and Funko unveiled Funko Pop! Blitz, a new match-3 puzzle mobile game with Universal franchise characters.Read More...
03:26 2019-07-12

Wands out: the Harry Potter mobile game from the makers of Pokemon Go is live Ready your wands, Potterheads: Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the free-to-play mobile game by Pokemon Go creator Niantic, is live on iOS and Android – at least in the US. The game was originally set for a worldwide release on Friday, June 21, so its planned global rollout might just have s...
22:26 2019-06-20

EA brings American DJ Steve Aoki to Need for Speed: No Limits mobile game It looks like EA want to breath new life into its quite old Need for Speed: No Limits mobile game, and what better way to do that than teaming up with a celebrity. The company announced a collaboration with American musician and DJ Steve Aoki for the launch of new content that will be available to p...
06:13 2019-05-29

New game console REVEALED: Playdate is a new handheld made to sit between mobile, Switch Panic has revealed a new games console that's due to land in 2020 - here's everything you need to know about the funky little yellow console... that has its own crank!...
11:13 2019-05-27

‘Harry Potter’ mobile game from the makers of ‘Pokemon Go’ launches this Friday When Pokemon Go launched in 2016, it was a genuine phenomenon. You could hardly take ten steps outside before running into someone staring at their phone, attempting to catch a Pikachu. The fervor inevitably began to dissipate in the months that followed, but Pokemon Go continues to generate million...
16:52 2019-06-19

Square Enix to launch its Pokemon GO mobile game competitor in 2019 Square Enix, a major Japanese game developer and publisher, has just announced that one of its most beloved franchises, Dragon Quest will be making its debut on mobile in the AR form. Augmented Reality has exploded following Pokemon GO's amazing success on smartphones, so it's no wonder that every m...
08:39 2019-06-04

IAF Mobile Game Launched, Features Wing Commander Abhinandan's Lookalike In a bid to make the youth aware about Indian Air Force and encourage them to join the Forces, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa launched a combat-based mobile game 'Indian Air Force: A......
20:13 2019-07-31

By calling Huawei Android fork a security risk, Google contradicts its own open source arguments Google is reportedly lobbying for a Huawei trade ban exemption, but by calling an Android fork a security risk, it contradicts its own open source argument.Read More...
18:13 2019-06-07

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Compatible Phones: What iOS, Android Mobiles support the game? Harry Potter Wizards Unite is rolling out to Google Play and iTunes right now, but you may be wondering if you can play on your smartphone. Here's a handy list so you know which phones are compatible....
19:13 2019-06-20

Pokemon Go creators release Harry Potter mobile game Wizards Unite The creators of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go unleashed a new game on Thursday that features Harry Potter and other characters from the wizarding world made famous in best-selling books and blockbuster movies....
01:52 2019-06-21

Indonesia Muslim Group Slaps Fatwa On Popular Mobile Game PUBG A hugely popular but brutal online game was slapped with a fatwa Wednesday by an Indonesian Muslim group who say it insults Islam and makes addicted players violent....
14:13 2019-06-19

BTS World mobile game and album move K-pop boy band closer to total domination K-pop boy band BTS released a mobile game and companion album much to the delight of fans around the world.        ...
20:13 2019-06-28

Bethesda revives ‘80s PC series Commander Keen as a… free-to-play mobile game Oh, hey! Commander Keen is back! But... PC gamers of a certain era fondly remember Commander Keen, one of the most technically proficient side-scrolling action series to land on MS-DOS. Fans of its creators, id Software (perhaps better known for Doom and Quak...
07:13 2019-06-10

Today is the western mobile debut of Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, a puzzle game that ori Today is the western mobile debut of Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, a puzzle game that originally came out in the U.S. in August, 2009. ...
21:13 2019-06-20

'Trading Spaces' star Genevieve Gorder brings designer flair to mobile game Genevieve Gorder partnered with Jam City on the renovation-themed mobile app "Vineyard Valley" because it is a new medium by which to share her interior design expertise....
15:39 2019-08-06

Qingta Wireless Game Controller for Nintendo Switch Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle black Qingta Wireless Game Controller for Nintendo Switch Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle black...
14:26 2019-06-22

Qingta Wireless Game Controller Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle Black - Nintendo Switch Qingta Wireless Game Controller Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle Black - Nintendo Switch...
19:26 2019-06-20

‘Tetris Royale’ turns the classic puzzle game into a 100-player mobile battle royale Because every game has to be Fortnite in 2019, The Tetris Company and game company N3TWORK announced on Friday that they have teamed up to make Tetris Royale for iOS and Android. This will be the debut title of a multiyear agreement between the two companies that will see the development of multiple...
06:26 2019-06-29

Candy Crush Boss talks crunch and mobile game addition: “We don’t do crunch time” We were invited out to Stockholm to talk to King ahead of its 5000th Candy Crush level celebration. Read on for our interview with the studio co-founder....
14:39 2019-07-02

Pokemon Masters Release Date Reveal: Direct confirms details for new Pokemon mobile game Pokemon Masters is the latest free-to-start mobile game coming to your iOS and Android device in the coming months. Here's everything we know about the game including release date and gameplay features....
19:39 2019-06-27

Nintendo's Mobile Game Dragalia Lost Has Finally Lost Me From its launch in late September through mid-May, Nintendo’s mobile RPG Dragalia Lost was part of my daily routine. I only missed one daily login during the entire period, and that was because I was recovering from surgery. But, over the past couple of weeks, the game’s pull on me has faded, and my...
21:13 2019-06-20

An Open that will make its mark beyond the game and the course After a 68-year wait Royal Portrush has the potential to prove one of the major’s more exciting backdropsCounterintuitive though it may seem the Open Championship, in its 148th staging and with a history stretching back to 1860 in Prestwick, has entered uncharted territory. Never before has this tou...
22:52 2019-07-17

Nokia 3 Starts Receiving Android 9 Pie Update With May Android Security Patch Nokia 3 gets official Android 9.0 Pie update. The Android 9 Pie update for Nokia 3 is rolling out now over-the-air (OTA) and will reach all devices over the coming days....
19:13 2019-06-03

Huawei’s Android replacement sounds a lot like the mysterious Google OS that might replace Android Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate that has huge implications. Not only will Huawei be able to buy hardware components and license operating systems like Android until the matters are r...
17:26 2019-05-22

Rose proud to contend with 'no game' at U.S. Open Justin Rose said he was proud to contend for more than three days at the U.S. Open with "no game", even if ultimately he did not have a complete enough package to challenge for victory over the closing holes at Pebble Beach....
06:52 2019-06-17

Rose proud to contend with 'no game' at US Open "Justin Rose said he was proud to contend for more than three days at the US Open with \"no game\", even if ultimately he did not have a complete enough package to challenge for victory over the closing holes at Pebble Beach."...
13:00 2019-06-17

Diamondbacks hit 3 homers in row to open game vs Phillies PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks got to play an early round of Home Run Derby in Philly. The Diamondbacks hit three straight home runs to open the game against Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jerad Eickhoff on Monday night. Jarrod Dyson hit the first pitch of the game to right field for hi...
03:26 2019-06-11

Finding a buyer for Boost Mobile is still the key to closing the T-Mobile-Sprint merger (VIDEO) Time to check back in to see what is happening with our favorite soap opera, "As the Deal Turns." When we last left our cast of characters, the Justice Department (DOJ) was waiting to see if outspoken Dish Network CEO Charles Ergen would go ahead and spend $6 billion to purchase Boost Mobile and som...
09:26 2019-06-29

Sprint, T-Mobile merger gets OK from Justice Department, Dish gets Boost Mobile The $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared another major regulatory hurdle gaining approval from the Justice Departmentl. Is it a done deal?       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Tiger Woods still fixing his game ahead of British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — It all sounded very odd. Tiger Woods, on Tuesday in advance of the 2019 British Open at Portrush, was reminiscing about last year’s near-miss in the Open at Carnoustie sounding like a wet-behind-the-ears youngster lamenting his first opportunity lost at a major champions...
05:13 2019-07-17

Pioneering Open World PS1 Game Is Now Finally Playable In English Mizzurna Falls, a Twin Peaks-ish open world game developed for the PS1 and only ever released in Japan, is now 20 years later available to play in English for the first time....
04:26 2019-08-01

Preorders for Atari VCS video game console open up this week The Atari VCS video game console, a reboot of the classic home device, will soon be available for preorder at retailers Gamestop and Walmart.       ...
20:39 2019-06-11

Jurassic Park to remain open for Game 6 after thunderstorms hit Toronto Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment announced Thursday they will make the call at 5 p.m. to keep fans in Jurassic Park or move them into Scotiabank Arena....
06:13 2019-06-14

T-Mobile enemy Dish could help save the T-Mobile/Sprint merger Enlarge / A field service specialist for Dish Network prepares to install a satellite TV system at a residence in Denver, Colorado, on Aug. 6, 2013. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) T-Mobile US and Sprint are reportedly near a deal to sell spectrum, wholesale network access, and Sprint's Boost M...
23:00 2019-07-03

Get unlimited free mobile data this weekend, compliments of Sky Mobile Sky Mobile has announced that this weekend (June 15 and 16) it will dish out free unlimited data to all its customers. This is a celebration for the network as it has now received over one million customers since starting in 2017.The weekend-only deal will apply to all SIM only and handset plan cust...
14:39 2019-06-13

T-Mobile is outpacing the rest of the Big Four US carriers on value, loyalty, and satisfaction — here's what consumers say is most important when selecting a mobile provider (TMUS, S, VZ, T) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Account Executive Jeff Jordan at jjordan@businessins...
14:13 2019-07-06

T-Mobile is quietly testing its mobile 5G service in Manhattan Tweets from a gentleman named Milan Milanovic reveal that T-Mobile is apparently testing its mobile 5G network in Manhattan. An unlocked Samsung Galaxy S10 5G running on the T-Mobile 5G network produced a download dataspeed of 495.52Mbps as measured using Ookla's Speedtest.net app. Upload speeds are...
22:52 2019-05-28

Valve's Auto Chess Game Is Called Dota Underlords, Open Beta Next Week A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it’d be making its own version of the massively popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess. Today, it revealed that it’s called Dota Underlords, and it’ll go into open beta in “approximately” one week. And if you’ve purchased the Dota 2 International Battle Pass, you can alr...
02:01 2019-06-14

US Open champ Gary Woodland on his patriotic gear: Our troops sacrifice so much so I can play a game Gary Woodland knows how special it is to win a major golf tournament and Tuesday he expressed his thankfulness to the U.S. men and women who serve at home and abroad to protect America’s freedoms....
19:00 2019-06-18

Gears 5 Coming Out On September 10 Are you ready to chainsaw some more Locusts and (hopefully) spelunk the innards of another giant worm? Well, good news: Gears 5 is coming out on September 10....
04:52 2019-06-10

Why is there no smoking in Gears 5? It depends on who you ask Enlarge / Don't expect any more cigar-chomping characters to show up in the Gears games going forward. The upcoming Gears 5 will not feature any on-screen depictions or references to smoking, according to the developers at The Coalition. But the precise sequence of events leading to that decision...
04:52 2019-07-16

Warriors' Andre Iguodala left wide open for NBA Finals Game 2-clinching 3-pointer Andre Iguodala was left wide open for the clinching 3-pointer in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The Raptors deny disrespecting the Warriors' swingman.        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

I survived the new Escape mode in 'Gears 5' I haven't played a Gears of War game since the original came out in 2006. It's no surprise, then, that I would be hesitant to grab an Xbox One controller and play the latest instalment of Microsoft's legendary franchise, Gears 5. But I did it, partic......
02:39 2019-06-11

Mechanic switches gears to become doctor at 47 He might say his work as a doctor isn’t too different from his past life as a mechanic. Carl Allamby operated on cars in the East Cleveland neighborhood where he grew up and continued working under the hood for the next three decades. Today, at 47, he is a resident at Cleveland Clinic Akron Ge...
20:13 2019-08-01

'Gears 5' arrives on September 10th The wait is almost over. After teasing Gears 5 at last year's E3, Microsoft has now revealed that its legendary title is coming to the Xbox and PC on September 10th. As we earned by the cinematic trailer that dropped at E3 2018, Gears 5 is "going bac......
23:00 2019-06-09

Gears 5: release date, news and trailers Microsoft's exclusive Gears of War series is one of the most popular to hit Xbox, with the Lancer and its chainsaw bayonet as recognizable as Halo’s iconic Warthog. And at the Microsoft E3 2019 keynote, the company announced Gears 5 is coming out September 10, 2019.Called Gears 5 rather ...
00:00 2019-06-10

Gears of War 5 reworked to remove smoking it apparently never had In the continued campaign against “cool” depictions of tobacco use, Gears of War will apparently no longer include depictions of smoking — but there’s some confusion as apparently it wasn’t going to have any to begin with. According to a report from Variety, a group called Truth Initiative approache...
04:00 2019-07-16

Konta gears up for 'feisty' Siniakova showdown "Johanna Konta is looking forward to a \u0027feisty\u0027 second round match-up at Wimbledon after delivering a comfortable victory over Ana Bogdan."...
11:13 2019-07-03

No season passes or loot boxes in Gears 5 As we count down the days until Gears 5's September release date, The Coalition has announced some more details around how players will be able to earn new content and items as they play. In a blog post on the official Gears 5 site, which puts an emphasis on creating a "player-first experi...
15:26 2019-06-23

Gears Of War 5 Is Going To "Avoid Highlighting Or Glorifying Smoking" In 2019, because we’ve already seen a shift away from it in a lot of movies and TV shows, it’s not the biggest deal if a major video game decides to not show any of its characters smoking. It is interesting, though, if the game is making a point of it....
02:00 2019-07-15

Gears Tactics, One Of E3 2019's No-Shows, Is Still In Development At E3 2018, longtime Gears of War producer Rod Fergusson showed off a new PC game called Gears Tactics and announced Gears 5 and Gears Pop as well. This year, Microsoft’s Xbox briefing only mentioned those last two....
01:39 2019-06-13

'Gears 5' multiplayer test starts July 19th The Coalition and Microsoft have offered a peek at Gears 5's cooperative Escape mode, but how does its competitive gameplay fare? You might find out very shortly if you're committed to the franchise. The companies are launching a Multiplayer Techni......
23:52 2019-07-06

Gears 5 multiplayer tech test begins in July The Coalition has confirmed that it will be hosting technical test sessions for some of Gears 5’s Versus multiplayer modes in July. First mentioned during E3 2019, these tests will take place across two sessions so if you can’t make one, be sure to block out your calendar for the ...
23:52 2019-07-06

China gears up for Nasdaq-style tech market More than 100 firms have applied to list on the STAR market, which is expected to channel billions to the tech sector. China's past failures at creating its own Nasdaq are prompting some investors to tread with caution....
17:39 2019-07-19

Trump Shifts Gears on Infrastructure, Demanding Trade Come First On the eve of a meeting with Democratic leaders, President Trump insisted they put aside a plan to rebuild roads and airports until after passing a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada....
05:39 2019-05-22

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot....
18:52 2019-06-05

Japanese fleet gears up to restart commercial whaling Japanese whalers were preparing to set to sea after Tokyo pledged to resume commercial whaling. The decision prompted outrage among activists, but experts say it might actually seal the fate of Japan's whaling industry....
19:00 2019-06-30

Trump tells Israelis to ‘get their act together,’ as country gears up for second election President Trump has done little to hide the fact that he prefers Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister for a total of more than 13 years, to continue to lead the country....
01:26 2019-06-04

Team USA men’s squad gears up for Jamaica & Gold Cup Semi-Final NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Attackers Jozy Altidore and Jordan Morris, right back Reggie Cannon and central defender Matt Miazga are starting for the United States in its CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal against Jamaica as American coach Gregg Berhalter made four changes. If the USA wins, they’ll...
09:00 2019-07-04

Need To Shift Gears To Become $5-Trillion Economy: Chief Economic Adviser The Economic Survey "departs from traditional thinking by viewing the economy as being either in a virtuous or a vicious cycle, and thus never in equilibrium", Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy......
14:00 2019-07-04

Johnson Takes the Helm in Britain, Gears Up for Brexit Battle Boris Johnson formally became Britain’s prime minister and immediately set about assembling a team of ministers and advisers to prepare an all-out push to get the U.K. out of the European Union by the fall....
18:26 2019-07-24

Washington DC gears up to host Trump's massive military parade The US is preparing for an Independence Day parade that Donald Trump promises will be an "incredible" display from the "strongest military anywhere in the world"....
20:52 2019-07-03

Police arrest eight as Hong Kong gears up for another weekend of protests Hong Kong police said on Friday they had arrested eight people, with a leading pro-independence figure reportedly among them, after seizing weapons and suspected bomb-making material as the city braces for another weekend of anti-government protests....
05:39 2019-08-02

Peloton's sales are surging as it gears up for an IPO. Insiders and analysts think it may only be getting started. Peloton Business has already been booming for Peloton. But for the maker of smart fitness equipment, the good times may only be starting to roll. That's the word from early investors and industry analysts. In Peloton, they see a company whose business model looks less like a traditional gym equipme...
03:39 2019-06-18

TPD gears up for ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents TUCSON – Social Media is a great tool, but it can be dangerous in the hands of a child. The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is training parents on what to look out for. TPD says predators are learning that with social media, they can stay in the safety of their own home, while targeting people ...
18:13 2019-06-14

Xbox Games with Gold for August adds ‘Forza 6’ and ‘Gears of War 4’ It appears that Microsoft heard me whining about the recent output of free games on both Xbox One and PS4, as the August selection for Games with Gold is the best I’ve seen in ages. As this console generation begins to wind down, Microsoft has made two of its best exclusive titles free for the...
01:39 2019-08-01

Iran gears up for high-stakes diplomacy amid tension with US As its nuclear deal with world powers unravels amid heightened tensions with the US, Iran will see a week of high-stakes diplomacy capped by the first visit of a Japanese prime minister to Tehran since the 1979 Islamic Revolution...
19:13 2019-06-09

Brazil gears up to enhance data analytics to tackle benefit fraud Interoperability and workforce training to use more data in decision-making are at the core of projects underpinning the reform of the country's pension system....
17:13 2019-07-12

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bill....
09:00 2019-06-11

Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests, strikes as anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bill....
07:13 2019-06-11

Gears 5's New Mode Is A Three-Player Escape Mission From The Heart Of Locust Territory Shortly after the Xbox briefing at E3 2019, I sat down to play Gears 5’s new “Escape” mode, a three-player co-operative challenge mode. The three playable characters in the mode, who are named Mac, Lahni and Keegan, are Hivebusters. This means they get captured by the enemy Swarm on purpose, then fi...
20:52 2019-06-10

Forget Gears 5, Zombie Army 4: Dead War is the best 3rd-person shooter from E3 2019 Rebellion's newest co-op shooter isn't afraid of leaning into what it is, and the result is a game that doesn't take itself too seriously and is a lot of fun as a result....
09:39 2019-06-16

Soccer 'game' breaks out during Jo-Wilfried Tsonga-Benoit Paire ATP match at Halle Open Tennis players Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Benoit Paire spontaneously started playing soccer during their ATP match at the Halle Open.       ...
19:13 2019-06-18

Ford recalls 270,000 Fusion cars to fix glitch that can cause vehicles to shift gears and roll away Ford Motor issued a recall of more than 270,000 Fusion vehicles in North America because of a transmission issue that can allow the cars to shift into a different gear than the one the driver selected....
15:00 2019-05-21

'Pokemon,' 'Gears of War' and other nostalgic video games are a multi-billion-dollar business "Pokémon," "Final Fantasy," and "Gears of War" are about as different as video games can be, but what they share in common is surprising: They're more than a decade old and still producing new, exceedingly popular games....
22:39 2019-06-27

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests, strikes Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bill....
06:26 2019-06-11

Hong Kong gears up for mass strikes as thousands rally overnight against extradition bill Hong Kong braced for mass strikes on Wednesday after thousands braved thunderstorms overnight to stage fresh protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
22:26 2019-06-11

Xbox Gears 5 Tech Test: Download start time, and how to get Versus beta access The Coalition and Xbox are starting to test Gears 5 this weekend, and you can download the client you need to play right now - heres what you need to know....
15:13 2019-07-17

LaVar Ball makes awkward ‘switching gears’ comment to ESPN’s Molly Qerim LaVar Ball’s painful track record with female hosts grows. While appearing on “First Take” to discuss son Lonzo being sent to the New Orleans Pelicans as part of the Anthony Davis deal, Ball prompted an awkward moment with an inappropriate comment toward the show’s co-host Molly Qerim. S...
01:26 2019-06-18

Xbox E3 Recap: Project Scarlett, Halo Infinite, Fable 4, Cyberpunk 2077, Gears 5 News Xbox Showcases 60 Anticipated Games, Including 14 Games from Xbox Game Studios whilst also unveiling what’s next for Xbox Game Pass and Offers a First Look at Project Scarlett....
10:39 2019-06-10

Pebble Beach doors open again to duffers after U.S. Open For a week Pebble Beach Golf Links belonged to the world's best but on Monday the famous seaside layout on every golfer's bucket list was returned to the duffers and weekend warriors....
23:26 2019-06-17

McIlroy targets US Open after Canadian Open win "Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontario on Sunday and then said it was only mission half-accomplished."...
10:39 2019-06-10

Big guns could be spiked at wide-open U.S. Open A premium iron player will likely win this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where Zach Johnson has almost as good a chance of prevailing as Dustin Johnson in the third major championship of the year....
21:52 2019-06-10

Free PS4 Game Update: Download a huge new PlayStation game and PS Plus bundle Today Dauntless is a fantastic new free game available to play on the PS4 without needing PS Plus. But if you have got an active PlayStation Plus subscription, you can also grab some excellent freebies....
08:26 2019-06-01

This addictive 'Game of Thrones' smartphone game will let you give the series a brand-new ending "Reigns: Game of Thrones"/Devolver Digital "Reigns: Game of Thrones" is a strategy game that lets players rule Westeros from the Iron Throne with one of nine rulers. Much like the show, the ruler's decision-making is constantly put to the test, and mismanaging the kingdom could lead to death &mdash...
17:52 2019-05-21

Give Your Game Nights New Life With Amazon's Prime Day Board Game Deals While there isn’t a big, advertised board game sale this Prime Day, a bunch of popular games are individually discounted for Prime members. The best ones we’ve seen are below, but I’ll give a special shoutout to Ticket to Ride - Europe, which features some mechanics not present in the North American...
16:39 2019-07-15

Video game accessories let you fine tune the feel, sound and seat of your game New controllers aren't the only driver of the multibillion-dollar video game accessory market. There's chairs and even drinks from game company Razer.       ...
18:00 2019-08-13

New Fallout game revealed ahead of E3 2019: Bethesda's best game gets a sequel - sort of Bethesda could be about to stealth drop a game at E3 2019 - here's everything you need to know about a potential new game incoming from the publisher....
06:26 2019-06-03

PS5 Game Update is BAD news for Xbox Scarlett as PlayStation prepare new game for next-gen The Blood and Truth Developers SIE London Studio have recently put out job positions at the studio, could they be staffing the team for their next VR title....
04:52 2019-07-21

I Love When Video Game Music Is So Good I Forget To Actually Play The Game One of my favorite games of the last several years is Facepalm Games’ The Swapper. I like it for a lot of reasons: it’s got this beautiful stop-motion clay art style, an immediately compelling hook in the titular Swapper, a gun that lets you clone yourself and zap your consciousness between those cl...
01:13 2019-07-04

Kevin Durant a game-time decision for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant – for the first time in NBA Finals – is a game-time decision for Game 5 against Toronto on Monday.       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of thousands of video game fans and creators gather in...
11:52 2019-06-11

Massive E3 Leak Reveals From Software Game With George R.R. Martin, New Tales Game, Ni no Kuni Remastered A security flaw on publisher Bandai Namco’s website has led to a major new E3 leak that reveals three new games: the rumored From Software-George R.R. Martin collaboration, a new Tales game, and Ni no Kuni remastered....
04:13 2019-06-08

History’s Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars — A romp through gaming’s early days Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars is a documentary airing soon on the History Channel that captures the great moments of the dawn of video games.Read More...
18:13 2019-06-07

Apple's ground game versus Google's long game As Android has failed to expand far beyond smartphones, Apple has fortified a device ecosystem around pillars of related operating systems. Google sees AI as its wrecking ball....
22:13 2019-06-17

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of The Monetization of Open Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Open banking has arrived, and it's transforming the UK's banking landsc...
09:26 2019-07-15

How Does iOS 13 Stack Up to Android Q? Forget Game of Thrones. The greatest story ever told was one of two highly heralded platforms: iOS and Android. They’re in constant competition, and there’s never a shortage of shade, whether it’s Apple dropping a truth bomb about Android’s flip-a-switch privacy during its WWDC ’19 keynote, or Googl...
17:00 2019-06-04

The 3 Best Android Tablets 1: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Price: $449.99  Product description Samsung’s tablets have long been one of the safest go-tos for Android users, and the company’s current lineup is no exception. One standout in particular for those willing to pay a bit of a premium is the Galaxy Tab S3, which boasts...
18:00 2019-05-21

The best Android games There are loads of great games available for Android, but how can you pick out the gems from the dross, and amazing touchscreen experiences from botched console ports? With our lists, that’s how!We cover the best titles on Android right now, including the finest racers, puzzlers, adventure ga...
14:52 2019-05-23

Major League Soccer All-Star Game 2019: How to watch, game time and key players to watch For the 15th consecutive season, the MLS All-Star Game will feature the league's best against a top European club. This year it's Atletico Madrid.       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

Xbox Live Free Game Update: Download Borderlands Game of the Year Edition on Xbox One NOW The latest Free Play Days game is now live - and you can play it for free on your Xbox One right now. Here's what you need to know about this week's offering....
21:39 2019-07-18

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splitscreen, Bernie....
17:00 2019-06-18

Amazing story, amazing game: Raptors' Pascal Siakam plays the hero in Game 1 win Pascal Siakam's amazing story has carried him from Cameroon and a Basketball Without Borders camp to hero status in a Game 1 win in the NBA Finals        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

Ratings for Game 2 of NBA Finals up a bit over Game 1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ratings for Game 2 of the NBA Finals were slightly higher than the numbers for Game 1 of the title series between Toronto and Golden State. The Warriors’ win on Sunday night drew a 10.2 overnight rating, up a bit from the 10.1 rating for Game 1. Ratings will likely remain down ...
20:39 2019-06-03

Android, iOS Are Getting New Emojis Later This Year On World Emoji Day 2019, Apple and Google have offered a sneak peek at some of the emoji that is arriving on mobile and desktop devices later this year....
11:26 2019-07-17

How to Get Android Notifications on Your Windows PC Jumping back and forth between your phone and your PC can be annoying. Some messaging apps have web clients, so you don’t have to open your device to carry on a conversation. But there’s an easier way to reply to messages, check notifications, and open your Android device’s screen without having to ...
20:39 2019-07-03

10 best Android phones 2019: which should you buy? If you're on the hunt for the best Android smartphone around, you've come to the right place. We've put all the major Google-powered handsets through their paces to give you our best Android phones round-down.There's one key way in which Android is massively different from its Ap...
18:26 2019-06-10

Android Q: Cheat sheet Google's Android Q offers a number of upgrades that will transform your phone into an even more user-friendly and customizable environment. Here's what developers, businesses, and users need to know about Android 10.0....
14:33 2019-05-21

Everything You Need to Know About Firefox Preview on Android Mozilla is taking another stab at mobile browsing with a new version of Firefox on Android. We’ve been playing around with the recently released early-access public build for this new Firefox, currently known as “Firefox Preview,” and now we’re here to fill you in everything you need to know about i...
00:39 2019-06-29

Best PDF reader for Android of 2019 While it's possible to read PDF files already using Android phones and tablets, for most people that's about all they can do with them. If you want to do anything more with PDFs then you'll almost certainly need to install additional software to your Android device.Luckily, there are ...
20:52 2019-05-31

How to Set Up 'Guest Mode' on Your Android No matter how clean or secure your phone is, we all experience some anxiety when someone borrows it—even if only for a few minutes. For better or worse, we use our smartphones to manage critical parts of our lives, and one errant text or accidental “I left that photo up in my list of recently used a...
00:00 2019-06-28

The best Android tablets of 2019: which should you buy? When it comes to searching for the best Android tablet, there are fewer options compared to a few years ago where Google's operating system was popping up on slates from almost every major manufacturer.The tablet market slowed down since, and those still producing Android tablets have reduced t...
18:39 2019-06-19

How to fix the Android bug that's draining your battery Your Android battery life just suddenly got worse? A Google Play Services bug could be to blame. Here are some workarounds you can try while Google conjures up a fix....
05:39 2019-08-13

Best Android phone 2019: which should you buy? The best Android phones of 2019 are looking very intriguing with slimmer bezels and some startling new designs. Given the growing number of killer Android smartphones, it can hard to pick the best one to suit your specific needs, but we’ve had plenty of hands-on time to list the best –...
02:26 2019-06-20

Android Q: everything you need to know about Google's update New Android version out in public beta with smarter AI, more privacy and dark mode Google took the wraps off the next version of Android 10 Q at its IO developer conference in California this week, introducing a whole range of new features, gestures, AI and privacy advances.Android Q doesn’t yet hav...
15:52 2019-05-21

The best Android video player just got better Labeled simply as "the best way to enjoy your movies", MX Player for Android is probably familiar to a lot of Android users by now. It's one of those rare apps that get most everything right.A minimalist interface that never gets in the way? Check. Multi-core decoding, MKV container audio, pinch-to-...
16:26 2019-06-18

10 top tennis games for Android and iOS Strawberries and cream, white uniforms and a lot of grunting - there are few events so ingrained in the psyche as Wimbledon. Not all are lucky enough to be able to attend the event in person however, most will be stuck at home finding a Wimbledon live stream to get their fix - and perhaps with ...
23:52 2019-07-06

Anonymize Your Android Browsing with Tor's New App After several months of testing, the first stable, public build of a Tor browser for Android is finally available on the Google Play Store....
21:13 2019-05-22

The Nokia 2.2 is a €99 Android One phone I’d buy my mum HMD Global, the company licensing the iconic Nokia marque, today announced it’s latest entry-level handset, the Nokia 2.2, which will retail for €99 (about $110). The Nokia 2.2 is an interesting duck, as it doesn’t seem overtly compromised. Sure, it’s not exactly blazing fast, but its internals shou...
01:39 2019-06-07

Best Android phones in UAE for 2019: which should you buy? If you're looking out for the best Android phone you can buy, this is the place to be, as we've put all the biggest and best Google-powered handsets through their paces to come up with this rundown of all the best Android smartphones.If you're an Android fan, you'll certainly app...
13:52 2019-07-11

These Are All the New Google Camera Changes in Android Q The final Android Q beta—Android Q Beta 6—is now available for developers and enthusiasts to play with. This build gives us a near-complete picture of what the public release for Android Q will be like, which now includes some tweaks Google is making to its Camera app....
22:39 2019-08-08

Can You Actually Use iCloud on Windows and Android? Whisper it quietly, but a few holes are starting to appear in Apple’s walled garden: AirPlay on TVs. Apple Music on Android. iCloud on the web. And now, a revamped, updated iCloud app for Windows. As Apple shows hints of being more cross-platform-friendly than it has been in the past, is its iCloud ...
20:13 2019-06-15

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS....
04:00 2019-06-14

It's Time to Try Android Q Beta 5 If you’re curious about what the Android Q experience will be like, but have been holding off on installing any Android Q betas, it might be time to try out the latest version, released today. Not only is this iteration of Android Q “very close” to what you’ll experience in Android Q’s full public r...
03:52 2019-07-11

How to Fix the Latest Android Bug That's Draining Your Battery Android users: If your phone’s battery has felt like it was crapping out lately, the most recent Google Play Services update may be to blame....
05:39 2019-08-13

How to Back up Your Personal Data on iOS and Android Phones break or get lost all the time, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your personal data when and if that happens. In the video above, I go over the basics of backing up your Apple and Android devices....
20:39 2019-07-15

Welcome to the new Android Q fully gestural navigation If you've been waiting for full-on navigation for Android, your wait is about over. Jack Wallen explains how this new system works and why you might want it....
01:00 2019-05-30

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any business with a "foreign adversary," and on Monday Googl...
15:26 2019-05-23

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them are completely free, meaning you're just a few downloads away from supercharging your smartphone...
15:26 2019-05-23

These are the new Android emoji you'll be using on your phone later this year We've known that a new slate of emojis are coming to smartphones toward the end of the year, and mere hours after Apple showed its take on them and announced when it'd range them on its phones, Google has done the same.In February, the Unicode Consortium unveiled what the new icons would b...
17:52 2019-07-17

11 things my Android phone does way better than your iPhone For the past year, I've been carrying a succession of Android devices and iPhones, learning the ins and outs of each one. But a collection of small, usability-enhancing features keeps me coming back to Android as my everyday choice. Here's my list....
19:52 2019-05-24

The best free Android games 2019 What’s better than a free game? Pretty much nothing. Except when it’s terrible and you’ve wasted time on downloading and playing it. Fortunately, there are loads of fantastic free games for Android – and we list the very best here.Whether you’re into word games, en...
20:52 2019-05-21

Android 9.0 Pie for Moto G6 goes live at Verizon Verizon has just confirmed that it has released the long-awaited Moto G6 Android 9.0 Pie update. The information published on the carrier's website includes mentions the April security patch, as well as other improvements specific to Motorola smartphones.Overall, Moto G6 owners should notice importa...
08:52 2019-06-07

Android Q release date, new features and everything you need to know We got a lot of info about Android Q at Google IO 2019, and the keynote confirmed several rumors we've been hearing ahead of the operating system's release date.Yes, the Android Q update isn't due out until August, but right now you can download and install Android Q beta 4 and enjoy ...
07:52 2019-06-21

Apple’s Tim Cook takes dig at Android Speaking at the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 3, Apple CEO Tim Cook compared the iPhone iOS 12 adoption rate of 85 percent to the Android 9 adoption rate of 10 percent....
23:26 2019-06-03

Get the Amazing 'Bloons TD 6' for Free on iOS and Android The very-excellent tower defense game, Bloons TD 6—normally $5 on mobile—is now available for free on iOS and Android for a limited time. Even if tower defense games aren’t your scene, this one is going to suck you in with its combination of cutesy, monkey-themed gameplay and a decent difficulty cur...
00:26 2019-05-24

How to Remap the Buttons on Your Android Device to Do Nearly Anything You Want Like a well-chosen keyboard shortcut, a button combination can save you some serious time on your phone—whether you want to snap a photo, launch a digital assistant, or take a screenshot. What you might not know is that you can change these button combinations to suit your own needs.Read more......
19:13 2019-05-22

Now there's a dedicated Steam Chat app for Android and iOS Last year Valve released Steam Chat for the desktop, and now its messaging service is fully mobile with a dedicated app for Android and iOS. Naturally, it cribs the desktop version's features, including: Friends List - See who's in game or online a......
05:00 2019-05-22

The best screen recorders for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS There are now so many reasons why you might want to record a video screen capture of your desktop or even your smartphone or tablet display. There are clear business reasons for doing so, not least for adding to presentations due to the increased support for video file files in Power Point. Alternat...
17:13 2019-05-26

How to Speed Up Your Android Hotspot Connection Being able to turn your smartphone into a miniature access point that can give other devices an internet connection—like your laptop—is one of the best features ever. It’s saved my bacon plenty of times, those rarer moments when I need to use my laptop for something (like editing a Lifehacker post),...
19:39 2019-07-22

Tell Android apps not to track you, and thousands of them will do it anyway Back in December Google CEO Sundar Pichai conceded during a session with members of Congress that the company could “do better” when it comes to helping users understand what steps to take to better protect their privacy. Unfortunately, it seems the company could also do a lot better whe...
06:26 2019-07-09

Here's what Huawei's Android replacement may actually be called The fact Huawei has its own Android replacement in the works is certainly no secret. In fact, rumor has it the operating system could be ready for launch as early as this fall. And thanks to recent trademark filings, we now know what it could be called.As spotted by Android Headlines, Huawei filed m...
19:52 2019-05-27

Android phones come with pre-installed malware Google has made significant headway when it comes to removing malware from the Play Store but a recent Black Hat presentation from a Google Project Zero researcher has shined light on the fact that many devices ship with malicious apps pre-installed.Maddie Stone, who previously worked on the Android...
03:26 2019-08-14

OnePlus 3 and 3T finally getting Android 9.0 Pie updates After many months of waiting, OnePlus 3 and 3T users can now download the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update. The Chinese handset maker has just announced that the final build has been uploaded on its servers and is now being pushed to OnePlus 3 and 3T devices across the globe.The update includes a...
04:52 2019-05-23

The best Android apps to download in 2019 There's never been a better time to get into Android apps, as the Google Play store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of titles that can cater to your every need.The problem is: there are just too many of them, even with Editors' Choice, Featured and Best Selling, Top Paid...
16:52 2019-05-22

Android is going to get better at managing your wireless headphones Since the AirPods first pitched up in 2016, truly wireless headphones (with each earbud separate) have become more and more popular, and now Android is getting new features to improve how these devices connect up.New changes arriving for the Bluetooth Fast Pair feature in Android include individual ...
20:26 2019-07-21

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the web. The demand for online anonymity has spawned a whole new breed of privacy-focused browsers that...
14:00 2019-05-22

Best Android smartphones (July 2019) If you are in the market for a new Android smartphone, here are a selection that offer a level of power and performance that would give the iPhone a run for its money....
16:39 2019-07-02

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of the Chrome app is alright when you have only a few opened tabs, but going over 10 often leads to confusion and excessive scrolling to find what you're...
19:52 2019-05-27

Trump suggests Huawei's Android ban could be over soon When you think of Huawei and U-turns you might think of the Huawei P30's notch, but now something else springs to mind – Donald Trump has softened his attitude to the Chinese telecoms company, so we could see the Huawei ban lifted soon.Speaking at the G20 summit in Japan, Trump signalled...
18:26 2019-07-01

How to fix the Android bug that’s been killing your phone’s battery If you’ve been experiencing worse battery life than usual on your Android smartphone recently, you should know that you’re not alone. There’s an Android bug that’s responsible for the recent battery issues, and the good news is that you can fix it yourself before Google rolls...
05:00 2019-08-14

Android Messages may get Snapchat-like AR effects Apparently, Google has plans to turn the Android Messages app into a veritable Instagram and Snapchat rival. XDA Developers has discovered that the tech giant is testing augmented reality effects with pretty impressive elements within its messaging a......
07:52 2019-06-30

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more often, so you can enjoy the world around you rather than just the world on your phone....
02:52 2019-06-30

Why Some Android Phones Don't Have the Play Store Huawei phones, Amazon tablets, and Google Pixel phones all run Android, but one of those groups of devices doesn’t have access to the Google Play Store—and another could lose it very soon. But why is that? If you’re wondering what exactly Android is and isn’t and why the Play Store only seems to app...
20:00 2019-05-29

Now you can use Android phones, rather than passwords, to log in to Google* Enlarge It could soon become easier for Android users to securely log in to Web accounts. Starting today, Google is rolling out a service that lets people on version 7 and later of Google’s mobile operating system use their device’s fingerprint or screen lock instead of a password when visiting c...
02:26 2019-08-13

Huawei Unveils Android Replacement Following U.S. Ban Chinese technology giant Huawei’s new operating system, called HarmonyOS, is intended to run on all of its consumer gadgets, as it races to develop backups to U.S. technology following its U.S. blacklisting....
20:00 2019-08-09

Google allows Huawei to keep using Android until August After U.S. officials gave a 90-day reprieve to Huawei, Google said Tuesday it will suspend a plan to quit providing its Android operating system to the Chinese smartphone maker....
19:01 2019-05-21

You Can Now Use an Android Phone as a Physical Security Key on iOS Google now lets iOS users sign in to their Google accounts using an Android phone as a physical security key for two-step verification. Here's how the feature works....
12:52 2019-06-13

Nintendo makes over Dr. Mario for iOS and Android Nintendo revealed last night that its next mobile game is finally hitting the stores next month, and it’s the comparatively low-key Dr. Mario World. The game appears to be Nintendo‘s attempt to cash in on the Match-3 puzzle genre — sort of like Candy Crush Saga, if that game made me a little less hu...
23:26 2019-06-18

Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your Android Phone We’ve all experienced that moment of dread: You’re about to capture a video of your dog or cat doing something especially cute or hilarious. But then, the pop-up of doom: you’re out of space on your phone. You might have lost that moment, but there are plenty of ways to free up spa...
19:39 2019-08-07

Huawei 'building its own OS' as Android alternative Huawei is testing its own internally-developed mobile operating system as the tech firm awaits word on whether US sanctions will see Google strip its licence to use Android, according to Chinese state media....
20:13 2019-08-05

AT&T rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update to the LG V35 ThinQ AT&T is the first US carrier to release the long overdue LG V35 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update, because it's one of the few that volunteered to do that. Well, apart from Google Fi, which is why theoretically AT&T is the first carrier to offer the update.Anyway, it appears that AT&T published the offic...
21:39 2019-06-19

If you know baseball, you could win $250,000 from T-Mobile Baseball, and T-Mobile, could be very, very good to you if you win the T-Mobile Home Run Derby Bracket Challenge. To enter, click on this link (the site will be up soon) and fill out your brackets for the 2019 Home Run Derby. You have until 7:59 pm EDT on July 8th to submit your entry. And you don't...
19:39 2019-07-02

Is this what mobile 5G gaming will look like? We still don’t know exactly what to expect when 5G arrives – we know it will provide quicker and more reliable connection to the internet, but we still don’t know how this will affect the way we game or stream media on our phones.Network providers in countries around the world h...
01:00 2019-05-28

Mobile IDs take hold (NBC News) You can use your phone to ride the subway, buy things groceries, and now prove your identity. Mobile IDs are rolling out in ten states this year. Leading the charge is IDEMIA, the company that currently controls about 80 percent of drivers licenses. Bio-metric authentication ensures only ...
23:00 2019-08-16

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate: this is your last chance to get best ever Xbox game deal Want to get as much as three years of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for just 100 pennies? If you act fast, here's how.We know what you're thinking: this deal seems too good to be true. But, don't worry, it's a fantastic (albeit a little complicated) deal rather than a glitch and we&apo...
18:52 2019-07-03

Shazam on Android Can Now Identify Songs Even When You're Using Headphones Not long after Apple acquired music recognition app Shazam last fall, the music-ID service introduced a new feature called Pop-up that allowed it to identify songs being played on the device itself, in addition to outside sources. Read more......
18:39 2019-06-11

Asus delivers Android 9.0 Pie to another ZenFone smartphone Asus promised a few months ago that it will update some of its ZenFone smartphones to Android 9.0 Pie, but only partially delivered. Today is the day that another part of the promise is fulfilled, as the ZenFone Max M2 is now receiving the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update.Initially slated for an ...
02:39 2019-05-22

Huawei may debut its Android alternative as soon as this fall Huawei's consumer business CEO Richard Yu reportedly said the company's own mobile OS will debut as early as this fall. Huawei hasn't confirmed plans to launch its OS, and Yu supposedly shared the information in a private WeChat group. But that timel......
00:39 2019-05-22

OnePlus TV will be a 'unique' Android TV, according to product listings Watch out, television audiences: it looks like the OnePlus TV is finally on its way, with a number of model sizes having been listed by the official Bluetooth SIG website.We now know that the OnePlus TV will ship in 43-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch sizes, offering a wide range of choices for p...
16:13 2019-08-08

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authentication key. The development comes almost more than a month after the internet giant made it easy for Google users to sign in to their accounts on th...
10:39 2019-06-13

Protect Yourself Against New Android Ransomware That Pretends to Be Porn A new Android threat was recently discovered by ESET researchers, and it has a quirky adult theme that might be enough to sucker unsuspecting users into installing it....
17:52 2019-07-31

Snapchat's first three Snap Games for Android and iOS go live Soon after Chinese giant Tencent bought a big chunk of Snap's shares, the company announced a set of important changes coming to Snapchat. In an attempt to keep its users logged as long as possible, Snapchat introduced Snap Games, a collection of multiplayer games that allows users to play with thei...
05:00 2019-05-22

Huawei's unwanted Android replacement is closer than you think Things may look bleak from the outside for the world's second-largest smartphone vendor, but it's becoming clearer and clearer that Huawei was in fact internally prepared for the recent exodus of US partners and parts suppliers. We're not just talking 90-day or 12-month prepared either, as a company...
16:26 2019-05-28

The Morning After: Google delivers a new look for Android Auto Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. July is almost over. So after you double-check your UltraViolet account, it's time to look over quarterly results from Apple and Samsung to find out what's working (services) and what isn't (high-end phones). Pl......
19:39 2019-07-31

Android Q will improve your phone's battery life, and you can't do much about it Nah, we aren't talking about Google introducing a systemwide Dark Mode in Android Q. No amount of LTE tower pinging, talking on the phone, or any other usual suspect when it comes to wireless radio battery drain can affect your mileage as much as constant Wi-Fi scanning for non-existent networks. Th...
11:13 2019-05-28

Best Android phones in Australia: the top handsets to buy in 2019 UPDATE: While we'd previously placed Huawei's P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro in much higher positions, the ongoing trouble the company faces with the US Government casts a great deal of uncertainty on the degree of support its products will receive into the future. As such, we've moved Huawe...
10:39 2019-05-30

Donate Your Old Android Phone to Help Lemur Research If you have an Android phone you aren’t using anymore, don’t let it collect dust in a drawer. Donate it to the Duke Lemur Center, which will be more than happy to use it to learn more about lemurs’ ability to perceive colors....
18:26 2019-07-19

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an Android phone. Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

How to find and add someone on Snapchat on iPhone or Android, in 3 different ways Shutterstock It's possible to find someone on Snapchat in three different ways. You can find and add someone on Snapchat by syncing your phone's contacts, searching for their username, or scanning a Snapcode. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Snapchat is one of the most unique ...
20:26 2019-07-31

Google's Huawei Android restrictions: what does it mean for you? [Updated] Update: we have altered this article to include information on the moves from Microsoft to remove Huawei laptops, as well as reports of the potentially crippling move from ARM to stop working with the brand.The news that Google has blocked Huawei’s future access to Android updates – fo...
20:52 2019-05-22

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for Memorial Day From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.        ...
19:01 2019-05-24

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each other, their messages send in blue speech bubbles. But when they text non-iPhone owners, messages send in a different hue: bright green, as if to signal tha...
06:13 2019-08-15

Huawei just announced HarmonyOS, its answer to Android Huawei just announced a new operating system called Harmony OS  at its developer conference in China. The company said the HarmonyOS is a microkernel-based distributed OS for all platforms including mobile phones, wearables, laptops, and televisions. The Chinese tech giant said the OS will be open-s...
10:00 2019-08-09

How to turn on dark mode in Chrome for Android Samsung did it, Huawei did it, and Google and Apple will be employing it in the 2019 versions of their venerable mobile operating systems - dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does it save your...
16:13 2019-06-19

Adobe Premiere Rush launches on Android Adobe's cross-platform video editor is now available on select Android devices, including Samsung's Galaxy S10 series and Google's Pixel series.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Windows 10 can now show you notifications as they hit your Android phone If you’re rocking a Windows 10 PC and an Android phone, your life is about to get a lot better when it comes to staying on top of your notifications. That’s because your computer will soon mirror your phone’s notifications, which means you won’t have to keep picking it up to ...
04:52 2019-07-04

Remember when Huawei said its Android replacement isn’t for smartphones? Well, it is After insisting for months that the company preferred to continue relying on Google’s Android mobile operating system in its handsets, despite a lingering US ban that precludes Google from allowing that to happen, Huawei appears to have finally succumbed to the inevitable. According to a new r...
14:00 2019-08-06

Huawei says its upcoming OS software won't replace Android We're not entirely sure what Huawei is working on deep inside its software labs – Ark OS, possibly, or Harmony OS – but the company says the operating system it's building is being designed for industrial use rather than as a direct Android replacement.That's as per the ...
15:52 2019-07-20

What do you lose when your Android phone is not supported by Google? A lot... Huawei has been in some hot waters lately. The company has been added to the dreaded US entity list and, as a result, all USA-based businesses are forbidden to work with it. So, Google pulled out, saying “Sorry, but future Huawei phones will not be getting our Android”.This, of course, has thrown us...
16:39 2019-06-17

JBL's long-delayed Android TV soundbar is finally here JBL made a big splash last year at Google I/O 2108 with its $400 Link Bar that works as an Android TV Box, Google Assistant speaker and Chromecast device all in one. It turned out to be harder to stuff all that in than expected, however, as the devic......
12:52 2019-07-24

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha version to test the waters, but according to a new blog post, the browser is finally ready for action: Mobile browsing is increasing around the world, an...
12:39 2019-05-22

Can Huawei's HarmonyOS rival Google's Android? The Chinese tech giant Huawei has unveiled a new operating system, HarmonyOS, which the company hopes will become an alternative to Android. But convincing customers to opt for the new platform may prove a daunting task....
20:52 2019-08-13

Google releases the 6th and final beta for Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) We are quickly approaching launch day for Android Q, Google's 29th release of Android. At some point in the near future we should see a statue-unveiling, official confirmation that this is "Android 10," and the highly anti...
20:00 2019-08-07

How to keep YouTube videos playing in the background on Android Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I love YouTube. I use it to watch videos, play tracks, and listen to podcasts. It has easily become my main source of entertainment. But there is one thing that r...
19:39 2019-07-03

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for July 4 From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.       ...
17:00 2019-06-28

Spotify ditches its Android homescreen widget Spotify's latest Android update has riled some of its loyal users. The update removes the homescreen widget from Spotify's Android app. Now, to control functions like play, pause and skip, users must drag down the notification shade. While this may s......
21:13 2019-08-13

Google just took a strange step towards replacing Android with something better Android might be one of the two most important mobile operating systems right now, and the biggest one by market share, but it certainly won’t be around forever. That’s why Google is already working on a universal OS that would one day replace Android without users having to worry about ...
21:00 2019-07-01

It’s 2019 and Google still can’t keep malware out of its Android app store Google appears to have a problem with stopping malicious apps from sneaking into the Play Store. In what appears to yet another case of malware disguised as a legitimate app, security researchers from Symantec have found a new app that advertised itself as an unofficial version of Telegram messaging...
13:52 2019-07-16

How to speed up web browsing and save money on Android Who doesn't want faster browsing? Here's a quick and simple trick that will help both speed up your browsing on your Android smartphone, and save on data charges if you don't have an unlimited data package....
14:26 2019-07-05

Huawei already has 80 million devices running Android 9 Pie Despite the US trade ban, Huawei can still freely update older smartphones to Android 9 Pie without losing access to the Play Store and Google’s other services. The Chinese brand is taking advantage of this situation by continuing to roll out its EMUI 9.0 software to a bunch of devices.As things sta...
02:52 2019-06-05

Android Q Beta 4 is out, brings finalized APIs Enlarge (credit: Android) The fourth version of the Android Q Beta is out. Google announced the release today for Pixel devices enrolled in the Android Q Beta program, and third-party devices should get the update whenever their manufacturer gets around to it. There are 12 third-party manufacturer...
23:52 2019-06-05

Pandora launches Voice Mode on iOS and Android Long after Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Bixby and a half-dozen others, Pandora has finally launched a 'voice assistant' helper of its own called Voice Mode for its iOS and Android apps that will begin rolling out to devices starting today. Voice Mode was unveiled at CES earlier this year, an...
22:13 2019-07-23

This Android malware can take photos and videos and spy on your app history Described as "full featured mobile surveillance software", Monokle comes equipped with unique capabilities that help it conduct espionage, according to researchers....
23:52 2019-07-24

Android Q Beta 4 bricks some Pixel phones Some Pixel owners who have installed the Android Q Beta 4 update that was released today are discovering an issue that Google didn't intend to be included with the latest beta version of the next Android build. According to several Reddit posters (via Android Police), the new update has bricked thei...
15:13 2019-06-07

Android notifications arrive on Windows 10 'Your Phone' app Bill Gates might regret losing to Google in the mobile OS domain, but Microsoft continues to work on various projects for Android. It just rolled out Your Phone, an app that mirrors Android phone notifications so you can see them directly on your des......
01:13 2019-07-04

Verizon is the first US carrier to update the LG V40 ThinQ to Android 9.0 Pie Despite the fact that T-Mobile teased the upcoming release of the LG V40 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update about two weeks ago, Verizon is actually the first US carrier to offer the update to its customers.The announcement published on Verizon's website mentions that the Android 9.0 Pie update is rolling...
03:00 2019-05-25

Huawei's unwanted Android replacement is closer than you think (or is it?) UPDATE: It's not clear if TechRadar misunderstood Alaa Elshimy's statements or the senior Huawei executive misspoke, but apparently, the company's Android OS substitute is actually far from ready for primetime. Instead of launching in June around the world, the platform is scheduled for a domestic d...
22:52 2019-05-28

WhatsApp for Android and iPhone will have ads starting next year Facebook is a for-profit organization and some form of ads inside WhatsApp has been inevitable since the day it bought the messaging platform. Now, after previously confirming plans for monetization, the social media giant has announced that WhatsApp ads will begin rolling out in 2020. Corroborating...
14:00 2019-05-22

Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password, to log into one of the company's web services. Notably......
02:00 2019-08-13

The 2020 Lexus RX Finally Gets Android Auto and Not a Whole Lot Else Updates to the 2020 Lexus RX and RXL aren’t huge, but they matter to the people actually buying the cars. There’s more tech now, it should drive slightly better and it looks marginally different. The RX is already incredibly popular, so why fix something that isn’t broken, right?...
21:26 2019-05-30

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says should work out to roughly 0.5MB per song on average. Y...
10:26 2019-07-09

Huawei reveals HarmonyOS, its alternative to Android Huawei's long-rumored Android alternative, Hongmeng, is finally official. At today's Huawei Developer Conference, the company's Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu surprised the audience by unveiling "HarmonyOS," which he says is faster and safer......
17:13 2019-08-09

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting later this month in the U.K. and France, Android use...
06:52 2019-06-18

Android Q beta 5 improves gesture navigations We’re nearing a final look at how Android Q will feel once we get to the forthcoming consumer release of the latest version of the mobile OS, now that the fifth of six beta releases is out. Among the changes and important feature additions this time around are the latest system images for the ...
22:39 2019-07-10

IDC: Android smartwatches only rival Apple in China If you're eyeing a smartwatch, there are virtually hundreds you can choose from -- but odds are high you'll flock to Apple. The Apple Watch has beat out the competition in the global smartwatch market and will continue to do so, according to estimate......
00:26 2019-06-21

Valve launches Steam Chat app for Android and iOS After bringing Steam Link app to gamers and the option play all games from their Steam library on mobile phones, Valve releases another app that's meant to modernized Steam chat experience. The new Steam Chat mobile app is now available for free on both Android and iOS platforms via Google Play Stor...
05:13 2019-05-23

NVIDIA may launch new, more powerful SHIELD Android TV box soon NVIDIA kind of hit the jackpot with the SHIELD TV, one of the best Android TV boxes available on the market. However, since the device was launched four years ago, it has started to show its age, even though an updated model was released back in 2017.Apparently, NVIDIA have been trying to refresh it...
02:00 2019-06-17

This Could Be the First Nokia Feature Phone Running Android Nokia feature phones could make a comeback in a big way if this latest leak turns out to be true. A photo of a Nokia-like device running Android has been leaked online....
12:13 2019-07-19

Motorola will only release the Android Q update for Moto Z4 The Moto Z4 is Motorola's newest mid-range Android smartphone, one that will not be followed by the usual Force Edition model, which the US company said it canceled. Those who bought the Moto Z4 might not have known though that Motorola doesn't plan more than one major Android OS update for the devi...
21:39 2019-06-21

The Pixel 4 might have an exciting new feature that’s not available on any iPhone or Android Google often announces technology innovations that aren’t ready to be turned into commercial products, prompting us to wonder whether they’re just vaporware. But that doesn’t mean development for said projects stops, and the Pixel 4 might prove exactly that. A couple of rumors clai...
16:39 2019-06-12

Best note-taking apps for Android in 2019 Smartphones provide incredible flexibility for the home consumer or business user, not least with the profusion of apps available to use. It doesn't matter whether you're just looking to write a shopping list, make creative notes, or take business minutes and reminders, there are a lot of ...
02:26 2019-06-20

How to access Android’s hidden developer options Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the advantages Android has over iOS is the control Google gives you over its operating system. Case in point is Android’s ‘developer options,’ a secret men...
04:13 2019-05-25

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
18:26 2019-06-12

Who Needs Google's Android? Huawei Trademarks Its Own Smartphone OS Huawei is pinning its hopes on a self-designed operating system to replace Google’s Android following a U.S. blacklisting. The question is: Can it succeed where others have failed?...
13:13 2019-05-24

Google is bringing a one-tap SOS button to some Android phones In the event of an emergency, your first instinct might be to call 911. But in certain situations, you may not be able to speak with an operator. Whether that's because you're injured, in a dangerous situation or have a speech impairment, Google want......
21:26 2019-08-01

YouTube is testing hiding comments in its Android app YouTube has historically had a seemingly insurmountable problem with the toxicity in its videos’ comments sections. Now, in what seems like an effort to prevent viewers from being exposed to this filth, the streaming service is testing out a feature to hide comments by default on its Android app. As...
10:39 2019-06-20

Huawei apparently still has no viable Android alternative For months now, Huawei has been giving off some pretty, shall we say, mixed signals about what it might do should its standoff with the US become permanent and the company remains cut off from doing business with key vendors like Google. Which means, among other things, that it would need a permanen...
23:26 2019-07-19

Mi TV 4A Series' Android 9 Pie Update on the Way, Xiaomi Reveals Xiaomi has finally announced plans to roll out the Android 9 Pie software update for the Mi TV 4A series, with a limited Early Access Plan now open for sign-ups....
11:26 2019-07-09

Huawei blockade: do I need to stop using my Android phone? Google has cut off Huawei from its Android services because of Trump’s blacklist, but what does that mean for your phone? Donald Trump’s blacklisting of Huawei in the escalating trade war between the US and China is now starting to cause significant issues for the world’s second-largest smartphone m...
15:52 2019-05-21

Another US carrier rolls out the LG V40 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update After Verizon and AT&T, it looks like U.S. Cellular might be the next carrier in the United States to release the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update for the LG V40 ThinQ. LG's flagship hasn't been among the first top-tier phones in the US to be updated to the latest version of Android, a bit of a l...
07:26 2019-06-13

Apple's Shazam app updated with new Pop Up functionality, but only on Android Recently acquired by Apple, Shazam is bringing new features to its users, although this time only Android users will benefit from the changes. A new Pop Up functionality has just been added to Shazam for Android, which will allow users to identify songs playing in third-party apps without having to ...
08:26 2019-06-11

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security key functionality to use your Android phone as verification for Google sign-ins on iOS devices. If you have Goo......
10:39 2019-06-13

Huawei founder says his new OS is faster than Android, but that’s still not good enough Huawei is readying its own operating system that could launch as soon as October alongside the Mate 30 Pro flagship smartphone, according to recent reports. Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said in an interview that the new operating system, which is based on Android, is even faster than Google’s m...
22:00 2019-07-08

Huawei’s Android hopes dashed yet again by Trump During remarks at Huawei’s Developer Conference that kicked off on Friday, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer division Richard Yu promised that the company can “immediately” switch to HarmonyOS, the new smartphone operating system it unveiled Friday, from Android whenever it needs ...
21:13 2019-08-09

Like the Windows 10 calculator? You can now add it to your Android handset or iPhone What can be more unsexy than a calculator app? Yet, it does serve a purpose. Then again, so does cardboard. If you're not happy with the calculator on your phone, you can always go into the App Store or Google Play Store to find a third-party one. But there are so many choices, it might be hard to f...
18:39 2019-06-27

Asus May Have Made the Most Powerful Android Phone Yet Last year’s ASUS ROG Phone felt like one of the first gaming phones that actually made sense. But for its second attempt, Asus has doubled down on everything: Between its big 6.6-inch screen, a new processor from Qualcomm, and an absolutely massive battery, Asus may have just created the most powerf...
17:52 2019-07-22

Samsung won’t let Android tablets die, announces the Galaxy Tab S6 The Galaxy Tab S6 with keyboard case. Samsung is still not giving up on the Android tablet market. Today the company announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6, its latest high-end tablet, for $649. The Samsung Tab S6 features a 10.5-inch 2560×1600 OLED display, a ...
23:52 2019-07-31

Here’s why Netflix wants access to your physical activity on Android Remember how Netflix can conduct all sorts of strange tests to research ways it can improve its service? Well, it turns out that access to the physical activity data that your Android phone tracks can be a great asset for Netflix, so the company wants permission to track that data. Don't Miss:...
03:52 2019-08-02

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Phone Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, so now’s a great time to remove them....
22:26 2019-07-18

How to securely wipe your iPhones, Android devices, and PCs These days the stakes are high when it comes to handling data – one slip up and sensitive data could end up in the hands of someone who shouldn't have it....
17:00 2019-08-12

Don't be blue; Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements is now available on iOS and Android Are you the danger? Are you the one who knocks? If so, you might enjoy playing the Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements mobile game that is now available for iOS and Android. We first told you about the game in January, and back then we pointed out that it features the likenesses of characters like Walte...
12:26 2019-06-08

Huawei trademarks its own mobile OS following US ban Huawei is making moves to sidestep the Trump administration's de facto ban by trademarking its own operating system. The OS, which has reportedly been in the works for years, was named in trademark applications filed in Peru under the name "Hongmeng,......
17:52 2019-06-13

What Amazon Might Want With Boost Mobile Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to spin off Boost Mobile to win approval of their planned merger. A report says e-commerce giant Amazon is interested....
14:26 2019-06-01

The best T-Mobile plans in May 2019 The best T-Mobile plans are all about one thing: unlimited data. That focus has helped the mobile carrier consistently rank in the top spot for best unlimited data plans, beating even the best Verizon plans.T-Mobile has several different unlimited data plans, but it also maintains a single prepaid p...
06:13 2019-05-23

Boy, 9, has built more than 30 mobile games Seated in a stylish living room of a home in a suburb of Nigeria's commercial center, Lagos, Basil Okpara Jr. is tapping away on his laptop keyboard....
15:39 2019-08-06

This is how 5G will take mobile gaming to the next level If you’re not sure what 5G is, in a nutshell, it’s the next evolution of mobile internet. With download speeds that beat most home broadband transfer rates, and 4G speeds by around ten times, speed is definitely the name of the game when it comes to 5G connectivity.Faster mobile i...
18:39 2019-06-08

The best Three mobile deals in May 2019 Three mobile has for a long time been well known in the UK for offering good deals, especially for customers looking for some seriously big data bundles. In the early days, the network was blighted by poor reception in many areas but these days Three mobile doesn't have any such issues and its ...
20:52 2019-05-22

Mobile Gadgets FingerPow FingerPow Product Description Power. We never have enough. Our devices always need more and more. They crave that sweet juice. And we crave our gadgets, so we are always looking for new and better ways to power them so that we don’t have to be without them for more than a few seconds. FingerP...
18:00 2019-05-21

Mobile storage in the age of GDPR The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandates high penalties for data loss -- with no exceptions for mobile users. But what about large data sets on the go? Minimize your GDPR exposure with an encrypted USB drive....
17:52 2019-05-30

New mobile app for Sun Shuttle Passengers TUCSON- Sun Shuttle and the Regional Transportation Authority are delivering a new mobile app for Sun Shuttle passengers. New Sun Tran mobile app for passengers The new app, Tripshot, will replace the current app, TransLoc Rider. Tripshot will help improve and expand functions to users, including re...
19:52 2019-07-31

Huawei: we've been good for Android, our phones will still get app and security updates Fair or not, the new White House administration restrictions on US companies doing business with Huawei all of a sudden took an ominous turn as Google announced it will have to chop access to Android in compliance. Google says that "while" it is reviewing the requirements that Trump's admin imposed ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Android Q will make it easier to change connectivity settings A feature in Android Q will automatically blacklist a Wi-Fi network that a user manually disconnects from. According to the Android Developers website (via Android Police), a phone won't try to reconnect with a blacklisted network for 24 hours. This will prevent a scenario from occurring where a pho...
04:39 2019-06-09

U.S. Cellular rolls out Android 9.0 Pie update to the Moto G6 Play Gone are the days when you would buy an entry-level smartphone and didn't expect it to receive any major Android OS updates. Now, just about every affordable smartphone released by a major company (i.e. Samsung, Motorola) is getting at least one Android OS update during their lifetime.The Moto G6 Pl...
17:26 2019-05-21

Motorola rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update to the Moto Z2 Force Motorola is really on fire, as Moto Z2 Force is the third smartphone that's getting a major Android OS update this week. However, unlike the Android 9.0 Pie updates for Moto G6 and Moto Z3 Play, this one is not yet available in the United States.It has become quite common for Motorola to begin rolli...
00:26 2019-06-08

Google wants Android phones and Chromebooks working more closely together You've already got several options when it comes to linking an Android phone with a Chrome OS laptop, but it's not on the same scale as, say, Apple MacBooks and iPhones. Now it looks as though upgrades are in the pipeline.New code snippets reported by Chrome Story point towards Android and...
19:52 2019-05-25

Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto: Which cars have it and which ones are getting it? Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have sparked significant tech upgrades in cars, but most models require a USB connection.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Over 1,300 Android apps scrape personal data regardless of permissions Smartphone operating systems have ramped up their privacy settings in recent years to let users pick and choose what information apps can get, but it seems those permissions aren’t ironclad. A new study revealed that over 1,300 Android apps can scrape certain personal data anyway, even if a u...
22:00 2019-07-08

The most powerful Android phone of the year is here, but it’s not the Galaxy Note 10 We’re only a few weeks away from the highly anticipated Galaxy Note 10 launch, but when Samsung unveils its next Note flagship it’ll hardly be the most powerful Android phone money can buy. The Note 10 is expected to deliver performance similar to what’s available from other notabl...
17:39 2019-07-22

Is Huawei's Android loss a Samsung or Apple gain? The damage is already done, and P30 Pro orders are being sent back to the stores, but President Trump's executive order against dealing with foreign tech "adversaries" is a zero-sum game, i.e., it may be bad for some but good for others.The biggest losers are, needless to say, Huawei and Honor phone...
17:26 2019-05-21

Sony X95G 55-Inch 4K HDR Smart Android TV Review Sony KD-55X9500G is the most expensive 55-inch LED TV in Sony's current lineup, and promises a lot when it comes to performance and features. We review the new TV to find out if it's worth its Rs.......
19:26 2019-07-08

Nintendo's Dr. Mario World coming to Android and iOS in July Nintendo's next mobile game is coming sooner than we expected. The Japanese company has just announced that Dr. Mario World will be making its debut on Android and iOS no later than July 10, and, more importantly, it will be free to play. Obviously, there will be in-app purchases, but those will be ...
06:52 2019-06-18

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluetooth-based protocol which allows smartphones runni...
03:13 2019-06-14

Huawei has reportedly filed trademarks for its Android replacement OS The US trade ban has taken an extensive toll on Huawei, with the Chinese phone manufacturer having to swiftly find an alternative to the Android mobile operating system it currently relies on due to Google being a US company.While the company has been reportedly working on its own Hongmeng operating...
09:39 2019-06-14

Spotify Lite now live for older Android devices Spotify Lite for Android is now official, launching today across 36 countries. The lightweight version of Spotify's main app weighs in at only 10MB, and is designed primarily for users with smartphones running Android 4.3 and higher.The app has been in testing for a while now, and its launch ma...
09:00 2019-07-09

Thousands of Android Apps Can Track You Without Your Permission: Study There are thousands of Android apps that have found ways to gather information like device Mac address, location, phone's IMEI, and more even if they don't have necessary permissions to access......
16:13 2019-07-09

Google takes control of bringing next-gen texting to Android Google's rollout of RCS chat to Android devices has been slow, and you can blame that partly on the carriers. As the next-gen texting format usually depends on networks adding support one at a time, compatibility has been patchy at best. Now, thoug......
02:26 2019-06-18

Huawei Unveils HarmonyOS to Rival Google's Android Huawei unveiled its own operating system HarmonyOS on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating US-China trade tensions....
13:13 2019-08-09

This is our best look at Samsung’s iPad Pro rival that’s unlike any other Android tablet The best tablet money can buy right now is Apple’s iPad Pro, and there’s no question about it. The powerful hardware combined with the only mobile operating system that’s optimized for tablet use make the iPad a great laptop replacement for many people. It’s not quite the lap...
16:13 2019-07-23

Skype brings screen sharing to Android and iOS devices Skype has officially launched screen sharing for Android and iOS devices less than a couple of months after the feature rolled out for beta testers. Screen sharing can be a valuable tool for video calls, whether for personal or work purposes -- say,......
18:13 2019-06-05

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in danger of losing access to soon thanks to US sanctio...
05:13 2019-06-14

How to Get Back Your Spotify Home Screen Widget on Android As a longtime Spotify user, I grab my digital pitchfork and join the masses of Android users who are pissed off about the latest Spotify update, which removes the Android home screen widget that made it incredibly useful to play and pause songs from your smartphone’s screens....
10:13 2019-08-14

Huawei denies its Android replacement will launch next month It’s been a rollercoaster afternoon for Huawei news, even by the manic standards of this month. First, TechRadar managed to get a senior Huawei executive to confirm, on the record, that the company’s rumored Android replacement would be released next month. Then, almost immediately after, the compan...
22:13 2019-05-28

Chrome 75 for Android will suggest super-strong passwords Google is slowly making the stable version of Chrome 75 available for all users on both mobile and desktop. It comes with various features for every platform, starting with the password management tools the Android version was sorely lacking. Wheneve......
18:13 2019-06-05

Microsoft Word smashes billion installs on Android Microsoft Word has been downloaded and installed more than one billion times on Google Play, joining a very small club of non-Google or Facebook-owned apps that have hit that target. What makes this feat even more incredible is that Google Docs (and the rest of Google Suite) is already installe...
22:26 2019-07-15

OnePlus 5 and 5T confirmed to receive Android Q updates this year OnePlus has made an important announcement yesterday concerning some its slightly older flagships, the OnePlus 5/5T and OnePlus 6/6T. Apparently, many of the unique features that have been included in the OnePlus 7 Pro won't remain exclusive to this phone. Also, the OnePlus 5 and 5T will receive the...
15:52 2019-05-25

HTC U11 receives tardy Android Pie update as promised, at least in one region Yes, HTC is still alive (barely) and kicking (occasionally), with its focus on blockchain smartphone technology only growing (for some reason) and a 5G-capable device (that's not a phone) up for pre-order in the US ahead of a Sprint-exclusive May 31 launch.Meanwhile, it remains unclear if the compan...
19:52 2019-05-27

First ever switch from Android to iPhone as a daily driver, here’s what I liked and what I didn’t As some of you might have noticed, I joined the PhoneArena team relatively recently: less than a year ago. Before that, I had as much exposure to smartphones as anyone else, or in other words, I was only familiar with the ones my friends/relatives and I used. So while I’ve been playing around with i...
16:26 2019-05-28

One of the most anticipated Android flagships of 2019 was just spotted in the wild The closer we get to the holiday season, the more flagship smartphones will hit stores. The Galaxy Note 10 is the early exception, as Samsung wants it in stores as fast as possible before the next iPhone arrives. But all the other ones will drop in September and October, with Apple’s iPhone 11...
19:52 2019-08-16

Turning the Nintendo Switch into Android’s best gaming hardware Enlarge / Android on the Nintendo Switch. Just think of all the Nintendo apps you're missing out on. The Nintendo Switch is, basically, a game console made out of smartphone parts. The quad-core Nvidia Tegra X1 ARM SoC would be right at home in a smartphone or tablet, along with the 4GB of RAM, ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Redmi Y2 Android Pie Update Starts Rolling Out in India Redmi Y2, which was launched last year with Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5, has started receiving Android Pie update through the MIUI 10.3.3.0.PEFMIXM build....
13:39 2019-08-06

HTC U11 and U12+ owners may have to wait another 2 to 3 months for stable Android Pie updates Poor software support is probably not the only reason why HTC's smartphone business is... essentially fading away, but the manner in which the company has been handling major Android updates in the last couple of years or so pretty much shatters any customer retention hopes this once-mighty handset ...
15:39 2019-06-20

Google Duo's Group Video Calling Now Available Globally on Android, iOS Google Duo has brought the Data Saving mode that comes as a replacement of the earlier Limit mobile data usage option. Google Duo's group video calling feature is also rolling out globally, with......
17:13 2019-05-24

Check if Your Android Device Has Been Infected by Malicious Adware Another wave of sketchy apps has been banned from the Google Play Store. This time around, the offending apps all came from one publisher, CooTek, who has been accused by the security firm Lookout of deploying the malicious adware BeiTaAd in its apps....
00:13 2019-07-18

Huawei Android ban: Time for Honor to rise to the challenge? The global launch of the Honor 20 in London today (May 21) was supposed to be a casual, normal one for Huawei, the world’s second largest smartphone vendor behind Samsung.However the legal roller-coaster that preceded it has now transformed the event into something special.The past 24 hours h...
22:13 2019-05-21

This is how Google plans to curb permission begging on Android Apps with excessive permissions requests are nothing new on Android, and Google has been trying to alleviate the issue by changing its policies numerous times over the years. These efforts have had varying degrees of success, but the company is now starting to crack down on apps that have sweeping p...
18:39 2019-06-27

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it comes to access to their TV platforms. Today, a first sign that Amazon fulfilled that promise has just popped up in the Google Play Store in the form of...
18:39 2019-06-27

Huawei's supposed Android alternative isn't meant for smartphones When Huawei trademarked its Hongmeng operating system last month, many assumed it was the long-rumored mobile OS that the company said it could use in place of Android or Windows. But that's not the case. Catherine Chen, a Huawei board member and sen......
16:39 2019-07-19

Android Auto is getting a redesigned interface and Dark Mode Google last month announced an update for Android Auto that would change the way the app looks and works, and it is now finally rolling out to some regions. Google says that the refreshed interface was "built to help you get on the road faster, show more useful information at a glance and simplify c...
18:39 2019-06-27

Huawei has reportedly been working on its Android rival for seven years Huawei has reportedly been building its Android rival for the last 7 years in secret, anticipating a possible ban on using U.S. software for its products....
20:00 2019-06-11

Want a More Affordable Android Phone? The OnePlus 7 Pro Is Cheaper Without (Many) Sacrifices Remember when everyone was making fun of giant smartphones, calling them “phablets” while pantomiming the strenuous effort needed to hoist such a gargantuan device up to one’s ear or stuff in their pockets? Well, the OnePlus 7 Pro might make dealing with all those jokes worth it. ...
19:52 2019-06-27

How to Customize Your Android Device With Magisk and Xposed Framework In the Android vs iOS debate, Android often gets major points for its openness and flexibility—there’s plenty the Android platform lets users do that iOS doesn’t, and even the most basic, out-of-the-box Android devices can be tweaked and customized to your liking. Enthusiasts want more than just twe...
20:00 2019-06-27

Black-and-white adventure 'Minit' lands on iOS and Android Indie adventure game Minit caught the attention of many when it landed on consoles and PC last year, through a combination of its monochrome pixelated art style and bite-sized gameplay. As of today, mobile gamers can check out Minit too, as it's avai......
23:26 2019-06-27

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Back in Android Q Beta Programme Huawei Mate 20 Pro is back on the list of devices that are part of the Android Q beta programme. The phone was earlier removed after US banned Huawei....
19:13 2019-05-31

Android Auto’s biggest upgrade ever is finally rolling out The new Android Auto. The big change is the system bar at the bottom, which can now show tiny app controls. Here are music controls. [credit: Google ] Earlier this year at Google I/O, Goog...
20:13 2019-07-31

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Starts Getting Android Pie: Report Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Android Pie update is rolling out initially Russia and Vietnam, as per a media report. The update is expected to bring the latest One UI....
03:52 2019-08-03

The android Turing Test can tell us whether a robot is effectively a person Alan Turing was recently announced as the face of the new £50 note for his code breaking contributions in World War II and laying the foundations of computer science. However, Turing’s work still challenges and inspires many people working today, especially those in robotics and artificial intellige...
11:52 2019-08-12

Google just removed the Huawei P30 Pro & Mate X from Android's website Just days after it removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from the list of Android Q Beta devices, Google has updated the official Android website (via 9To5Google) to no longer include the Huawei P30 Pro or the foldable Huawei Mate X.Prior to Huawei’s US ban, the company’s smartphones were listed along just...
16:26 2019-05-24

Best Android smartwatch: what to wear on your wrist if you have a Google phone If you've got an Android phone and you're on the hunt for a smartwatch, you're in the right place. Below we've ranked all the greatest pieces of techy wristwear that will connect to your Android handset.This isn't a list of the best Wear OS watches or the best smartwatches o...
22:26 2019-06-20

Google Maps AR Navigation comes to iPhones and Android devices Google Maps AR, in action. [credit: The Wall Street Journal ] Google Maps is finally rolling out its augmented reality walking navigation to a wider audience. The feature was announced at ...
23:52 2019-08-08

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ is out now on iOS and Android devices Harry Potter fans don’t have to wait much longer for Niantic’s much-anticipated follow up to its super-popular AR mobile game Pokemon Go. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is set for release tomorrow, on June 21. However, US gamers are in luck — Niantic, presumably to avoid its servers g...
00:00 2019-06-21

The Morning After: Huawei unveils its Android backup plan Hey, good morning! Welcome to your end-of-the-week Morning After. This week included detailed impressions of two divisive new Galaxy Notes from Samsung, Instagram's 'huge booty' problem (it's real and it's pretty serious), and a laptop that has all......
16:52 2019-08-10

Huawei's Android alternative powers Honor's first smart TV Huawei has unveiled its Honor brand's first smart TV, which is also the first product powered by the Android alternative the company launched at its developer conference. As the controversial manufacturer explained, HarmonyOS is aimed at IoT devices......
23:26 2019-08-10

Huawei Android replacement to arrive this fall with big app catalog Huawei's preparing to say goodbye to AndroidUnless the situation changes drastically, continuing to use Android as the operating system on its smartphones is no longer a viable option for Huawei. Fortunately, since 2012, the company has been reportedly developing its own alternative. And now Richard...
19:13 2019-05-21

YouTube’s Android app could soon hide user comments by default As great as YouTube is as a content platform, its comments section is, to put it mildly, far less highly regarded – for every positive or insightful comment found under any given video, you often find dozens of nasty, inappropriate or idiotic ones. Google has long been aware of the probl...
07:52 2019-06-21

Android Q Final Version 'Just a Few Weeks Away' as Beta 6 Lands Final Android Q preview is here. Google on Wednesday released the latest Android Q beta as it prepares to roll out the official release of the new version....
18:39 2019-08-08

Google 'Play Pass' is a $5 monthly Android app subscription Google is testing a service called Play Pass that would offer users "hundreds of premium apps and games" for a monthly fee, according to Android Police. The idea of the offering cropped up last year on XDA Developers after users spotted code referenc......
10:39 2019-08-01

Huawei puts Honor above Android at new smartphone launch Huawei put uncertainty over the future of its devices business to one side on Tuesday with the launch of new Honor smartphones, in a confident display of the Chinese firm's technology....
20:52 2019-05-21

We have a date for the Huawei Android Q beta – and maybe the Mate 30 launch Huawei is holding its Developer Conference in China, and we've already heard about its new HarmonyOS and Honor television plans. The company has now also confirmed when the Android Q / EMUI 10 beta program starts for the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro.That date is September 8, reports 9to5Google, at wh...
18:52 2019-08-11

The android Turning Test can tell us whether a robot is effectively a person Alan Turing was recently announced as the face of the new £50 note for his code breaking contributions in World War II and laying the foundations of computer science. However, Turing’s work still challenges and inspires many people working today, especially those in robotics and artificial intellige...
23:00 2019-08-11

Motorola confirms Android 9.0 Pie for Moto Z2 Force comes with 5G mod support in the US Motorola has already kicked off the Android 9.0 Pie roll-out to the Moto Z2 Force almost three weeks ago, but the update was only available in two countries initially – Brazil and India. Today, Motorola announced the Android 9.0 Pie update for Moto Z2 Force is available in the United States, or at l...
17:52 2019-06-22

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manufacturer overlays that take a completely different...
14:52 2019-06-07

Dark mode starts showing up in Gmail for Android Gmail is one of the not so many Google apps that hasn't yet received a proper dark mode. Meanwhile, Drive, Keep and Google's app have all received the highly-anticipated dark theme so that everyone can enjoy it.Well, it looks like Google is working hard to make Gmail users happy as well. AndroidPoli...
21:00 2019-06-20

You can test Mozilla’s new fast and secure Android browser now Mozilla has announced the first preview of a completely redesigned version of Firefox brower for Android, and you can test it right away. Firefox Preview has been built from the ground up using Mozilla’s own GeckoView rendering engine and will ultimately replace the current Firefox for Android mobil...
08:39 2019-06-28

Google Lens gets new filters for Android and iOS devices this week Google announced early this month that its Lens app will receive important improvements in the coming weeks. Some of these improvements will go out to Android and iOS users this week and involves Lens filters.A new set of dining and translation filters will be rolled out to Google Lens users on iOS ...
06:13 2019-05-29

Be Careful About Sideloading Popular Android Apps, Unless You Like Malware Are you sure you’re using the real versions of popular apps installed on your phone? Forbes recently reported that spyware masquerading as popular Android apps are circulating online, and hackers may be using them to track you....
22:13 2019-07-24

After Europe, Google under fire for ‘Android dominance’ in India After facing billion dollar fines in the EU for abusing its dominance to favor its own services, the internet giant has now been caught in the cross hairs of Indian antitrust watchdog. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found that Google may have misused its market share in Android in the...
11:39 2019-07-01

Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, was embedded in fully functioning photography and gam......
05:00 2019-08-17

Google’s Sound Amplifier pumps up more Android devices Google's Sound Amplifier, an accessibility app for Android that boosts the clarity and volume of sounds, is now compatible with more devices.Read More...
19:00 2019-07-24

Nexon’s Godzilla Defense Force rampages onto iOS and Android In advance of the film Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Nexon launches Godzilla Defense Force as a free-to-play mobile game on iOS and Android.Read More...
17:52 2019-05-23

Ultra-private Tor browser officially arrives on Android VPNs and incognito modes can help, but if you want to jump to a whole 'nother privacy level, there's the infamous Tor Browser. It has finally come out of beta and arrived on Android in a stable release, the Tor Project announced. That will make it a......
09:52 2019-05-22

OnePlus 7 Pro Review—The fastest, best-designed, best-value Android phone The OnePlus 7 Pro. With a front that is nearly all pixels, there isn't much you can do to improve smartphone design from here. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Wow. OnePlus is putting the rest of the ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Huawei Mate 20 Pro reinstated to the Android Q beta program Last week, we told you that Google had removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from its list of phones that are part of the Android Q beta program. This, of course, came after the U.S. put Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List. This prevents the company from sourcing anything from state-side suppli...
02:39 2019-05-31

Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android Since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, the company has been slowly adding Waze features into Google Maps, including Waze’s traffic reporting functions and real-time speed limits....
23:39 2019-06-10

Google cuts off Huawei’s access to key Android services Google yanked Huawei’s access to some of its key Android services, dealing a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker as it’s caught in an escalating trade war between the US and China. The California-based search giant said Monday that it would comply with US government restrictions that require US sup...
14:33 2019-05-21

The design of one of the hottest Android flagships of 2019 just leaked We’re now officially in the second half of 2019, which means a bunch of exciting new smartphones will be released in the coming months. On the iPhone side, we have the three iPhone 11 series handsets that Apple will unveil in early or mid-September. On the Android side of the fence, we have an...
18:52 2019-07-02

Facebook Portal now has its own Android app to manage photos and videos If you feel that you don't have enough Facebook in your life, you're free to buy the company's new smart display – Portal. Unlike Amazon and Google, Facebook had developed Portal with video calling in mind, so that's pretty what you'll probably want to do most of the time with it.The Portal, in case...
06:13 2019-05-29

Android will have an equivalent to Apple's AirDrop file sharing Ask iPhone users about the creature comforts they like and there's a good chance they'll mention AirDrop -- it's an easy way to share a photo with a nearby Apple device owner. Android users should soon have an equivalent, though. The 9to5Google tea......
22:00 2019-06-30

Huawei's first Android-rivaling smartphone may launch this year Huawei could launch its first smartphone running its in-house Hongmeng OS before the end of 2019.A report by the Global Times via Reuters suggests the first Hongmeng-powered handset will be a budget smartphone priced at around CNY 2,000 (approximately INR 21,000) and could go on sale later this year...
11:39 2019-08-05

WhatsApp Now Allows Consecutive Audio Message Playback on Android The latest WhatsApp stable update for Android carrying the build number v2.19.150 adds a new feature that automatically plays all audio messages in a row....
04:39 2019-05-30

This brand new Android flagship phone is even cheaper than the OnePlus 7 OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 7 series last week, which includes two affordable flagships: The regular OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The latter is more expensive than previous OnePlus phones, but is still a lot cheaper than all the other flagships out there. Fast forward to May 21st, and we’...
05:39 2019-05-22

5G is key! Analysts predict big boost to Android and iPhone sales Forecasts suggest the global smartphone market will decline a considerable 5.5% year-on-year during the first half of 2019. But according to IDC’s latest report, respectable levels of growth levels throughout the remaining months of the year are to be expected.5G devices and cheaper flagships will b...
22:39 2019-05-31

ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attention-grabbing apps so you can get things done. However, there's a way to get that feature, and a few o......
22:13 2019-06-29

Mozilla is reinventing Firefox for Android, and you can test the new version now Mozilla is overhauling Firefox for Android, and it's giving you an early peek. A test version of the next-gen browser, Firefox Preview, is now available to download from the Google Play Store so you can try it for yourselfFirefox Preview borrows several features from Firefox Focus – a le...
14:00 2019-06-28

Xiaomi’s Mi A3 brings stock Android, OLED display for €249 The Xiaomi Mi A3. [credit: Xiaomi ] Today Xiaomi announced the Xiaomi Mi A3, the latest phone in its "A" line. In the past, Xiaomi's A line has been a good bet if you're looking for a midra...
00:00 2019-07-18

Pokemon GO drops support for older Android smartphones Niantic, developer of Pokemon GO smash hit, has just announced it will discontinue support for older Android smartphones after July 1, 2019. There's no reasoning behind the decision, so we can only guess that the numerous updates the team plans to deliver in the coming months (years?) will probably ...
09:39 2019-06-19

Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emerged when a security researcher said the Netflix app on his Android device requested access to his physical activity......
19:39 2019-07-31

Turbo VPN is the fastest growing mobile VPN Turbo VPN is the mobile VPN service with the biggest growth in the second quarter of 2019 (compared to the previous year). In research created by mobile analytics company App Annie exclusively for TechRadar, the free VPN privacy app had the largest absolute year-over-year growth in worldwide do...
14:26 2019-07-17

Sony won't sell off its mobile unit Sony has no plans to sell or shut down its smartphone business, believing the unit to be an important strategic asset in its efforts to sell other products such as televisions and gaming equipment.At its peak, Sony commanded a nine per cent share of the global mobile phone market.However, in 2019, i...
14:52 2019-05-23

The best Three mobile deals in August 2019 Three mobile has for a long time been well known in the UK for offering good deals, especially for customers looking for some seriously big data bundles. In the early days, the network was blighted by poor reception in many areas but these days Three mobile doesn't have any such issues and its ...
19:26 2019-08-06

Best Mobile Phones to Buy Under Rs. 25,000 in India Today Best mobile phones under 25000: Poco F1 and Vivo V11 Pro feature in our top picks of best smartphones priced below Rs. 25,000. The list also includes Nokia 8, and Oppo F11 Pro....
15:39 2019-05-25

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom giants, Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communicat...
05:00 2019-05-25

Make mobile advertising easier, please With so much choice, mobile app developers struggle to land on a monetization strategy that maximizes revenue while still meeting the needs of users.Read More...
20:13 2019-05-24

Mobile gaming’s strength is its community Community is mobile gaming's strength, and here are three ways companies can refocus on it to ensure that all consumers are tapped into their mobile games.Read More...
18:26 2019-05-26

Is it worth buying a 5G mobile phone yet? I love the idea of higher connection speeds – but should I wait until there’s more choice?Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper.5G has been launched in the UK this week. ...
09:00 2019-06-01

5G mobile networks: A cheat sheet As LTE networks become increasingly saturated, mobile network operators are planning for the 5G future. Here is what business professionals and mobile users need to know about 5G networks....
05:26 2019-08-17

Would your mobile phone be powerful enough to get you to the moon? Many people who are old enough to have experienced the first moon landing will vividly remember what it was like watching Neil Armstrong utter his famous quote: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”. Half a century later, the event is still one of the top achievements of hum...
13:52 2019-07-16

How to save £150 off a new iPhone and keep your number with Sky Mobile If you're in the market for a new mobile phone deal - specifically an iPhone deal or Samsung phone deal - then you might want to take a glance over at Sky Mobile as it could save you £150.Following the new Ofcom regulations, which now help you to switch network by simply sending a text, Sk...
20:13 2019-07-01

You might not believe how much money Boost Mobile could be sold for The $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint still requires approval from the Justice Department. About a week and a half ago, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that his fellow commissioners approve the deal after T-Mobile and Sprint agreed to a number of conditions. They promised to have 97% of ...
01:39 2019-05-30

This 9-year-old has built more than 30 mobile games Seated in a stylish living room of a home in a suburb of Nigeria's commercial center, Lagos, Basil Okpara Jr. is tapping away on his laptop keyboard....
15:13 2019-08-06

AT&T, T-Mobile Are Top Spenders in Airwaves Auction AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile were the biggest spenders on a pair of Federal Communications Commission auctions designed to spark investment in next-wave 5G networks, according to results released Monday....
05:39 2019-06-04

Mobile Security Review 2019 AV-Comparatives’ latest Mobile Security Report 2019 is now available! 11 security products for Android have been thoroughly tested and reviewed! https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/mobile-security-review-2019...
22:01 2019-07-31

5G in Australia: getting up to speed with the future of mobile As the super-fast network is rolled out across the country, we look at how much it will cost, when you can get it and what it means for the NBN – and your healthAustralia’s mobile networks are currently embarking on major upgrades to get the country ready for 5G. While patches of 5G networks are alr...
01:00 2019-08-01

M1 wipes out its 19 mobile plans, replaces them with just two Singapore mobile operator now offers just two service plans at S$25 for a SIM-only, no-contract base plan that includes 30GB of data and 1,000 minutes of talktime as well as a S$30 base plan contract that includes the customer's device of choice and 12GB of data....
13:26 2019-05-28

TechRadar 2019 Mobile Survey - have your say This year has seen a bumper crop of mobile phone releases - making it even harder to decide on a device that most of us can't live without, which is why TechRadar is launching its latest survey on what's hot right now. Our new survey is a chance to tell us your opinions about the worl...
09:13 2019-07-11

T-Mobile and AT&T are actually working together to stop robocalls The scourge of robocalls and spoofed numbers is bad as now as it’s ever been, but in recent weeks, the government and the private sector have both been taking the issue more seriously. In fact, US mobile carriers T-Mobile and AT&T revealed on Wednesday that they are teaming up to bring call cr...
03:26 2019-08-15

Diablo Immortal: everything there is to know about Blizzard's mobile RPG Click. Hack. Click. Slash. Click. Loot. Repeat. Welcome, you're in the world of Diablo now. For the uninitiated, Diablo is the world’s premier action RPG series. It's a game that's effectively spawned many an imitator, but few have managed to come close to the original&apo...
02:52 2019-06-04

EE to become UK's first mobile operator to start 5G services Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday it would be the first company to launch 5G services in the country, beginning in six cities, including London, from May 30....
11:13 2019-05-22

Big Tech Is Under Siege. Why Does T-Mobile Get a Pass? The Justice Department seems serious about protecting consumers from tech overreach, yet its pending approval of the T-Mobile-Sprint deal could be more harmful....
16:13 2019-07-24

Almost all mobile apps vulnerable to malware After extensive testing of apps on both Android and iOS, new research from Positive Technologies has revealed that insecure data storage is the most common security flaw in all mobile apps.The firm's new Vulnerabilities and Threats in Mobile Applications 2019 report found that while critical vu...
22:26 2019-06-20

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
08:52 2019-05-22

Here’s what experts say mobile gaming will look like in 2020 Even though mobile gaming has a ways to go before it's just like playing on a desktop or console, it's inching closer every year - and it might grow in leaps and bounds in 2020. Why? AAA publishers are getting good at translating their AAA franchises to mobile, but the onset of 5G and...
23:13 2019-06-18

Hey, Netflix, How About You Give Us a $3 Mobile-Only Plan Too Netflix has finally unveiled its new, comparatively cheaper mobile-only plan in India—and honestly? This kind of seems like something that a lot of its U.S. users could get on board with.Read more......
18:00 2019-07-24

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is launching on Android and iOS on June 21 The wait is almost over. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is rolling out across the world from Friday, June 21 – welcome news for anyone keen to enjoy a Pokémon Go-style augmented reality experience set in the Potterverse.That's according to a tweet from developer Niantic, which referenc...
11:39 2019-06-19

Xiaomi Set to Bring MIUI Update Based on Android Q in Q4 2019 Xiaom Mi 9, Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Edition, Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition, Mi Mix 2S, Mi Mix 3, Mi 9 SE, Redmi K20, and Redmi K20 Pro are set to receive MIUI update based on Android Q in the fourth......
19:52 2019-06-14

Official Android Pie update arrives for US unlocked LG V40 ThinQ variant Commercially released in October 2018 with a Snapdragon 845 processor, extra-large 6.4-inch OLED screen, and a grand total of five cameras in tow, the LG V40 ThinQ was supposed to give Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 a run for its money in the ultra-high-end Android arena. But the list price was... not so g...
16:39 2019-06-17

Latest Google Chrome version for Android has two great improvements The Google Chrome browser for Android is getting an update to version 75 (75.0.3770.67), which includes a password manager. The latter, according to Google, will help create "strong and unique" passwords and allow you to look up stored ones. For example, you can see a stored password on a website b...
05:00 2019-06-11

Google's potential Android replacement, Fuchsia, now has a developer site After having a hand in the disappearance of mobile operating systems like Symbian and BlackBerry, Google wants to insure that even if Android is someday way past its prime, it has another OS waiting in the wings. So Google has built up a team of more than 100 people to help develop Fuchsia OS, anoth...
03:13 2019-06-30

Android 'Fast Share' is Google's answer to Apple's AirDrop Android Beam was Google's attempt at delivering a seamless local sharing feature on Android devices, in the vein of Apple's AirDrop. Introduced in 2011, Android Beam is an NFC-based system that allows for short-range exchange of data between devices, and with the release of Android Q, it is going aw...
10:52 2019-07-01

Tetris Royale to Bring 100-Player Online Battles to Android, iOS Tetris Royale, a 100-player battle royale game, is making its way to both Android and iOS mobile devices in a partnership between The Tetris Company and N3TWORK....
10:39 2019-07-01

Realme 2 Pro Users Report Bootloop Issue Following Android Pie Update Realme 2 Pro users are reporting a bootloop issue following the recent Android Pie update for the phone, but a workaround has been shared by the company to avert it....
19:13 2019-06-03

Preview of Firefox's new Android browser available in Google Play Store Mozilla announced today that the new Firefox browser for Android, once code-named "Fenix," is now available from the Google Play Store under the title "Firefox Preview." The new browser is driven by Mozilla's "GeckoView" engine, a modified version of the one used on the Firefox desktop browser. The ...
05:39 2019-06-28

Huawei responds to rumors, says P30 line and Mate 20 Pro will be updated to Android Q Owners of Huawei handsets might not have had any restful sleep since the middle of May when the company lost access to its U.S. supply chain. Google has cut ties with the company, which would theoretically mean no more Android updates for its phones. When the U.S. government gave Huawei a limited 90...
23:26 2019-06-20

Gameloft reveals new LEGO-themed team-battle RPG for Android and iOS LEGO fans rejoice, as Gameloft has just announced a brand new RPG for Android and iOS set in the LEGO universe. Originally teased back in December, LEGO Legacy: Heroes Unboxed will be released this fall, but it will be regularly shown to fans until then at various events.According to the French stud...
08:13 2019-05-24

'Human Fall Flat' lands on iOS and Android June 26th Human Fall Flat has proven a big hit on consoles and PC, with more than five million copies sold by last February as players hopped into No Brakes Games' hilarity-filled world. It emerged back then that a mobile port was on the way, and now we know y......
08:39 2019-06-20