the robot invasion

GIVEAWAY: Best gifts for robot enthusiasts

Here are some of the best gifts for that person in your life who can’t get enough of robots. Plus, we’re giving away something special to one lucky reader.

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From the Forums: How does a longtime iPhone owner transition to Android?

Let’s talk about making “the switch.” Everyone does it, whether it’s from Android back to iPhone or vice versa, or when you first dropped your silly dumb phone for something smart. It can be difficult to adjust to a new digital world even if the fundamentals of these devices remain similar, soo here are a few helpful reminders to help you along.

Vote for the best

Vote now for the 2016 Android Reader’s Choice Awards!

A lot has happened in the tech world over the past 12 months. New phones have been released and recalled; thousands of new apps and games have launched. Just like last year, we’re giving you the chance to vote for the best of Android in 2016.

APK DOWNLOAD

Download Pokémon GO’s new 0.49.1 update with mass transfers

Late last night, Niantic announced a new version of Pokémon GO headed out to Android and iOS. The update brings lots of UI improvements and a new multi-select tool for mass transfers. If you hate waiting, you can download the 0.49.1 update right now.

Dominate your friends

How to play games in Facebook Messenger [VIDEO]

Facebook has added “secret” mini games in the past, but these new ones are full games. Titles like Pac-Man, Galaga, Space Invaders, Zookeeper, and many more.

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How to use Instagram Stories [GUIDE]

Yesterday, Instagram began rolling out a new feature called Stories. Once you get past the fact that it’s essentially a Snapchat clone, it’s actually quite fun. Here’s our complete guide on how it works.

Emphasis on 4K

We might be getting a new SHIELD TV at CES 2017

CES typically isn’t too plentiful in terms of phone launches, but TV is one area that gets a ton of attention. That makes it the perfect stage for non-TV makers who make companion products, too. Apparently, NVIDIA wants to be added to that list.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Review

For this year’s Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung is not only gunning for new customers with one of the most compelling handsets on the market, but trying to win back old users or perhaps those that were holding off on upgrading their S5s. With a bag full of tricks at its disposal, is the Galaxy S7 not only a worthy successor to the S6 but the S5 as well? Read on for more.

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The Best Cheap Android Phone [October 2016]

Being on a budget shouldn’t doom you to life with a bad smartphone. Thankfully, those who are looking for savings will be happy to learn that there are some pretty great smartphones to be had.

Another Challenger Enters

Pandora Premium is a $10 per month Spotify competitor

Pandora has graduated from fringe online radio to full on-demand goodness. As rumors suggested, Pandora has officially announced Pandora Premium, their $10 per month music subscription service.