The folks at Amazon have discounted some of Verizon’s latest and most popular phones through June 8th. This isn’t the $0.01 sale we’re waiting for, but you’ll want to jump on some of these devices now if you were waiting for them. One biggie includes the Samsung DROID Charge, a Galaxy S phone that we felt was just a tad bit too expensive at MSRP when it launched. Amazon’s got that one for $150 on a two-year contract, down from the $300 it debuted at. Take a look at the rest below, and remember that you only have until June 8th to take advantage..
android Best of Phandroid
stars Popular this Weeklaunch
more_vertBest Apps of the Week
Every week, hundreds of new Android apps are submitted to the Play Store. If you’re not paying attention 24/7, it’s easy to miss some of the best stuff.
more_vertBest Games of the Week
Each week we will highlight five of the best new or overlooked games. You’re sure to find some hidden gems in these recommendations.
Instagram is testing a new section called “Recommend for you” in certain users’ feeds, which shows posts your friends have liked or that an algorithm thinks you will like. Your main feed could soon have a lot more content.
more_vertGoogle Assistant comes to tablets
Google has announced that Google Assistant is now officially available on Android tablets, as well as any device running at least Android 5.0 Lollipop.
more_vertGalaxy S9 improved iris scanner
Samsung Pay can utilize the iris scanner, but no other banking apps can use it. A new report out of Korea claims the Samsung Galaxy S9 will have improved iris scanning that will be able to secure sensitive information.
The FCC has repealed the 2015 Open Internet Order that guaranteed net neutrality rules would remain in place to prevent throttling and blocking on behalf of ISPs.
To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, OnePlus released a special edition of the 5T which included new wallpapers. You can now download these for yourself.
Xiaomi has introduced a new red version of its Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone, which is part of the Android One program.