Top Android Stories of the Week (October 21st)

EarlyBird – News for Android brings you ALL of the Android news you crave and lets users decide what matters. Here are the 10 Top Android for the week of October 21st.

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Phan Favs: The Best Messaging App for Android [RESULTS]

We asked you to tell us which messaging apps you use. These apps could be used for SMS, instant messaging, video chat, or all three. After one full week we have tallied the votes. Here are your picks!


The Blue Coral Galaxy S7 Edge launches next month

Samsung’s Blue Coral Galaxy Note 7 looked awesome, but with that device exiting the production cycle, it seems Samsung has a whole lot of coral blue paint to use, so they’re getting the ball rolling on a new color variant of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

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15 ADVANCED Pokémon GO Tips & Tricks

You can find plenty of articles giving you the most basic “tips & tricks” for playing Pokemon Go. By now, we all know how Lures work, so it’s time to put on your big boy pants and check out 15 ADVANCED tips & tricks for Pokemon Go. You just might learn something.


Moto M leak gives us another look at Lenovo’s next phone

Another shot of the forthcoming Moto M has surfaced. The last time we saw the device we were tipped to its metal unibody enclosure and first signs that Motorola had moved the fingerprint sensor to the rear, and all of that seemed to be true.


Are you experiencing microphone issues on your Google Pixel?

The Google Pixel hasn’t even been available for a full day, but new reports are coming in of microphone issues that may be plaguing the phone. Users at Reddit are gathering details about an issue that may be affecting multiple people.


Low Light Camera Shootout: Pixel vs iPhone 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge

There’s no denying that the Pixel and Pixel XL feature an amazing camera. But since taking pictures in well-lit situations is fairly easy, we wanted to give you a look at how Google’s Pixel phones perform when the sun goes down.

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Alcatel brings $80 unlocked Android Phones to Amazon

Alcatel isn’t known for making big splashes in the Android world, but they’re causing quite the ruckus on with 4-ultra cheap and unlocked devices for as little as $80 bucks.

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Best to-do list, task list, and checklist apps for Android

Many folks are sure to be looking for a new check-list app after Astrid announced it was being acquired by Yahoo. Stop in to see what we consider the 5 best checklist, to-do list, and task list apps for Android.