FACE-To-FACE

7 Best Android apps for video calling

Video calling might not be as popular as it’s depicted in sci-fi movies, but it’s still a very valuable form of communication. Let’s take a look at the best Android apps for video calling.

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How to hide apps, photos, and text messages on your Android Phone

We all get that uncomfortable feeling when someone else is using your phone. Something embarrassing or confidential is just a few errant swipes away. We’ve created three new guides to help you lock down personal photos, messages, and apps.

MWC 2017

Sony’s event at MWC 2017 will be on February 27th

Sony has started sending out press invitations for its Mobile World Congress press conference, which will begin on February 27th. The company will also be live-streaming the conference.

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Huawei Mate 8 Review

The Huawei Mate 8 is the latest superphone from the Chinese manufacturer. On paper, the Mate 8 is actually better than the Nexus 6P in almost every category. Some would assume that automatically makes the Mate 8 the new king of Android. It’s not that easy.

App Updates

Google rolls out offline Search

Google has updated the Google Search app with a key new feature. You can now perform searches offline.

Data Plans

Verizon launches $55 plan with 5GB of data

Verizon has a new individual plan to offer folks who don’t need to gorge on data. Aptly named $55 for 5GB, the plan is as you’d assume: it offers a 5GB bucket of data, plus all the Unlimited Talk and Text you can handle.

Cheap Phones for US

Report claims Android One phones will launch in the US

Android One is Google’s program for pushing ultra low-cost phones in emerging markets. We usually don’t think of the US as an “emerging market,” but that doesn’t mean affordable phones aren’t needed here.

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Android 101: Shortcuts are the best Android feature you aren’t using

If you’re an Android newbie, we’re sure you’ve already figured out how to move around and set up icons on your homescreen to your liking. That’s the easy part. In this Android 101, we wanted to educate you on one of Android’s most underused features: shortcuts.

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You can use Android 7.0 Nougat’s multi-window feature with any app

If you want to be able to use any app you want in split-screen on Nougat, you’ll be happy to learn there’s a very easy way to do that. All you’ll need is an Android 7.0 Nougat device, the ability to toggle a setting, and a quick phone reboot