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DEAL: Save 20% on Amazon’s Fire Stick 4K & Echo Dot bundle

Watching online content on your TV something that everyone seems to be doing these days. If you don’t have a Roku or a Smart TV with built-in apps to watch your favorite shows or movies from Netflix, Hulu, ESPN or Prime Video, Amazon’s 20% discount on its Fire Stick 4K & Echo Dot bundle may be exactly what …

Is that phone see-through?

How to give your OnePlus 6T a transparent glass back

The new OnePlus 6T is available in Mirror Black and Midnight Black. We know, the color options aren’t very original. If you’re looking for something with a bit more character, you can always take matters into your own hands if you want a transparent OnePlus 6T.

Sorry, no phishing here

Google plans to eliminate phishing and scam popup ads.

Google is now taking a more aggressive stance when it comes to abusive advertising. Sites that persistently contain those types of ads, which gain clicks through deception such as by showing fake ‘close’ buttons or misleading warnings, will be affected by the change.

MAJOR KEY

How to change keyboards on Android

One of the oldest features of Android is the ability to change the virtual keyboard. If you use Android you should explore the world of keyboards. We’ll guide you along the way.

Battle of the Pixels

Pixel 3 versus Pixel 2: ultimate camera showdown

There’s little doubt that the Pixel 3 has one of the best camera setups we’ve tested this year. After comparing the Pixel 3’s camera to that of the LG G7, we thought it would be a good idea to see how Google’s new flagship stacks up against last year’s Pixel 2. The main 12.2MP camera …

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TV commercial is spreading unsolicited Christmas Cheer via Google Home devices

Today I noticed something odd when I returned home from my morning croissant and hot chocolate. There was Christmas music playing throughout my house on my Google Home speakers. Eager to find the source, I took to Twitter and quickly found out that I wasn’t alone: So the Currys Christmas advert starts with “OK Google, …

Trading in optical for ultrasonic

Rumored Samsung Galaxy S10 in-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor to one-up the competition

In-display fingerprint sensors aren’t anything too new. We’ve seen a couple on concepts and Chinese-exclusive phones, and now they’re becoming common on devices like the OnePlus 6T and Huawei Mate 20 Pro. However, rumor has it that Samsung is going to one-up the competition with the Galaxy S10. The device will allegedly have an ultrasonic …

It's official, the headphone jack is dead

Leak reveals upcoming Samsung flagship will ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack

While the smartphone notch may finally be on its way out, the trend of ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack in favor or audio over USB-C is getting worse with each passing month. With OnePlus kicking the 3.5mm jack to the curb with the unveiling of the OnePlus 6T just a few days ago, a new …

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It’s time for manufacturers to ditch custom UI’s for stock Android

Before I begin, I’m writing this completely from an HTC user perspective. I understand there are other manufacturers out there, but my experience of other brands is limited, if your experiences are different or you have anything to add from the other side of the fence, I’d love to read your comments. “We’ve come a …

Stay powered up on the cheap

DEAL: Save over 50% on Anker charging accessories

Anker has unveiled an amazing sale, slashing prices on its charging accessories. While we’ve seen a handful of deals from Anker this year which have offered discounts up to 25%, this current promotion slashed prices even further. That’s right, you can now pick up a new battery bank, car charger, USB-C cables or wireless charger and …

What's in a name?

Project Fi is getting a new name

Google’s virtual cellular network Project Fi has been around for over three years now. Despite that, the service has retained the “project” name. Not that Google is known for taking services out of beta in a reasonable timeframe, as Gmail stayed in beta for over five years. However, we might be seeing a full Project …

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Google’s new Security Checkup all but eliminating identity theft

As a final fling to Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Google has announced a new and improved Security Checkup process that aims to make it near impossible to have your online identity stolen. “We’re constantly protecting your information from attackers’ tricks, and with these new protections and tools, we hope you can spend your Halloween worrying about zombies, witches, …

Black Friday mania has begun!

Crazy one-day Target sale slashes prices on electronics before Black Friday!

We all know that the best deals on electronics typically show up around Black Friday, but Target is hoping you’re willing to do your holiday shopping a bit early this year. The company has just announced a one-day sale with incredible deals on electronics -including quite a few Android devices and accessories. The list of items …

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Rejoice, the era of the smartphone notch has come to end!

Yesterday’s unveiling of the Lenovo Z5 Pro may have passed under your radar, but it signifies something quite important — the death of the smartphone display notch. While the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and Honor Magic 2 both feature a similar slider design which allows the front-facing camera and sensors to be hidden below the …

Battle of the tablets

The Pixel Slate can’t compete with the new iPad Pro

When Google unveiled the Pixel Slate last month, I was quite excited. The new ChromeOS tablet was 7mm thick and weighed a mere 1.6 pounds, making it thinner and lighter than most other 12-inch tablets. While the Pixel Slate wasn’t really positioned as an extreme workhorse or a gaming powerhouse, Google will be offering it …

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OnePlus 6 versus OnePlus 6T: which should you buy?

When a brand releases a new smartphone, the newest device is typically the one you should buy. It usually features better specs, a new design, and features that the only one won’t have. But that’s not necessarily the case with the new OnePlus 6T. The new flagship smartphone from OnePlus is basically a OnePlus 6 with …

Best of Phandroid

20+ Best Android Games for 2 Players

Most multiplayer games nowadays can only work if you’re connected to the internet. Sure, it’s fun to pwn noobs from across the world, but sometimes you want to pwn the person sitting right next to you.

GO LIVE

7 Best live stream apps for Android

One of the biggest trends in the last few years has been live streaming video apps. There’s no better time to download a great live streaming app and broadcast to the world.

the oneplus 6 with a new extra tweaks

OnePlus 6T, a small upgrade to an already amazing smartphone

October has been a busy month if you’ve been keeping a close eye on all the new smartphones that have been announced. The new OnPlus 6T may be the last new device we see this month, it’s also one of the most compelling. All the basics of the OnePlus 6T are the same as the original …

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Great deals on the Pocophone F1, Xiaomi Mi A2, Xiaomi MI MIX 2S and more

For a tech enthusiast, the only thing more exciting than getting a new gadget is getting a new gadget at an incredible price. Smartphones can be extremely expensive, but you can always find a good deal if you know where to look. We just received a list of discounted devices which should save you a …