In their attempts to be more social, the Android team has been joining up on social networks left and right. We found it quite odd that they made a Twitter account before making a Google+ account, but now they’re up and ready to go on Google’s very own social network. You can add them to your circles and comment on everything they talk about. Any Android enthusiast shouldn’t even hesitate to invite the little green robot into their crowded social circle. Head to the link and see for yourself. [Android on Google+ via Vic Gundotra]
stars Popular this Weeklaunch
The upcoming Moto G5 Plus has been leaked in its entirely after the device was published through an online retailer. The listing confirms many of the rumors regarding the device.
AnTuTu has released its benchmarking results for January 2017, with the OnePlus 3T taking the top spot, but some newcomers are lurking in the distance.
The 128GB Gunmetal OnePlus 3T is now available for purchase, despite the device not shipping for 8 days. The 128GB variant is priced at $479, compared to $439 for the 64GB version.
T-Mobile is offering either a free Samsung Tab E or LG G Pad X 8.0 when purchasing the tablet through installment plans and signing up for T-Mobile ONE with at least 6GB of data.
Verizon has announced it will be introducing an unlimited data plan for $80 per month, starting tomorrow, February 13th.
more_vertHow to remove apps
If you’re using an Android phone that isn’t a Pixel, there’s a pretty good chance it came with a bunch of pre-loaded apps that you have no intention of ever using. Thankfully, you can now remove almost any app.
more_vertHow to turn off screen overlay
Android has gotten a lot more user-friendly over the years, but there are still some things that can leave users scratching their heads. One of the most annoying recent Android problems is the “screen overlay detected” message.
more_vertHelp shape the design of the Pixel 2
It doesn’t matter if you love or hate the look of the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google wants to hear your feedback on the design of the phone so that it can make the Pixel 2 even better. The design feedback request has been posted on the Pixel User Community by Krishna Kumar, Product Lead …
Motorola is offering a free Moto Mod when purchasing any device within the Moto Z family. This includes the Moto Z, Z Droid, Z Force Droid, Z Play, and Z Play Droid.