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DEAL: Razer Phone’s price reduced to $400

We always love sharing great deals with you, but today’s Razor Phone deal is the best one we’ve come across in a very long time! Razor is slashing the price of the Razor Phone by $300 from its original $700 price tag, bringing the grand total down to just $400. As you might expect, the …

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DEAL: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 gets a $130 discount

Anyone who’s been keeping up with Samsung Galaxy Note 9 news already knows that it’s one of the best smartphones of 2018. The only real problem the phone has is its $999 price point. While you do get a lot for a grand, many of you have been holding out for a better deal. The …

The Pixel is coming! the Pixel is coming!

Google schedules Pixel 3 launch for October 9th

Google has started sending out invitations to an event in New York City which is scheduled for October 9th. While the invitation doesn’t specifically mention the Pixel 3, the “I <3 NY” included in the invite does have a subtle “3” hint in it. The launch of last year’s Pixel 2 took place on October 19th, …

How-to

How to enable YouTube’s new Dark Theme

Google has just released an update to its YouTube app for Android which finally includes the long-awaited Dark Theme. Google first released the YouTube Dark theme for its website last year, but Android users have felt left out for a while since iOS users were treated to the new Dark Theme feature a few months back. The …

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.

The foldable smartphone future may finally be here

Samsung confirms foldable smartphone to be unveiled this year

The long-awaited foldable smartphone with a bendable display from Samsung may finally be right around the corner. DJ Koh, CEO of Samsung’s mobile division revealed to CNBC that the company will be showing off the new device at the Samsung Developers Conference in November. DJ Koh said that it’s “it’s time to deliver” on the device that’s …

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DEAL: Import the Pocophone F1 for only $349

The newly-released Pocophone F1 is one of the most exciting smartphones we’ve seen in a few years. The device isn’t going to be winning any design awards any time soon, but the phone does take the prize for offering the best value in the flagship smartphone segment. The phone’s spec sheet matches that of the …

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Google’s notch-less Pixel 3 poses for the camera, Verizon exclusivity now in doubt

With all the Pixel 3 XL leaks that have been floating around recently, it was inevitable that the smaller Pixel 3 would break cover eventually. Images of the Pixel 3 made an appearance on Reddit, showing off the phone from a few different angles, along with screenshots showing some of the phone’s specifications. The design …

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Wear OS update paves the way for Google’s Pixel Watch

As mentioned a few weeks ago, Google’s upcoming Pixel Watch will likely have a massive impact on the smartwatch space. But in order for the device to be successful and drive the growth of the Wear OS smartwatch segment, Google has just released a new update to its wearable operating system. The fundamentals are still the …

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HTC’s mid-range HTC U12 life is better than you think

HTC hasn’t been churning out as many phones as it used to, but the newest addition to the company’s lineup, the HTC U12 life, is more interesting than we expected. Clad with a two-tone acrylic glass panel on the back and a notch-less 6-inch FHD+ display up front, the HTC U12 life looks like it …

Oneplus killer?

Is Xiaomi’s Pocophone F1 really a OnePlus killer?

When the OnePlus One launched, it was dubbed the “flagship killer.” The phone features most of the high-end specs we see in flagship Android smartphones but sold for half of what high-end smartphones did at the time. Over the years, OnePlus has slowly increased the price point of its phones but has managed to still offer …

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10 Best Android Wallpaper Apps

Android has literally thousands of apps that can provide cool and unique wallpapers for your phone. It can be hard to find the apps that are actually good. We’ve compiled a list of 10 wallpaper apps that really shine.

LG smartphone with stock Android?

The LG G7 One is a re-imagined G7 running stock Android

LG hasn’t been a leader in the smartphone space for quite a long time, but the company’s phones have usually had some good ideas, accompanied by decent hardware. My main complaint about LG’s devices has been the cutesy software layer that LG has been using for the past few years. It does have a few …

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In-display fingerprint sensors coming to Samsung’s 2019 flagship lineup

We’re barely halfway through 2018, but we’re already seeing details about Samsung’s flagship 2019 smartphones starting to trickle out. According to The Investor, Samsung will source in-display fingerprint sensors from Synaptics and Qualcomm for its Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphones. The report claims that Samsung is working on two “high-end” and one “lower-end” variants of its 2019 …

Pixel 3 XL reveals all its secrets

Pixel 3 leaks reveal camera settings, photo samples and new design details

If you haven’t been paying attention lately, there are quite a few Pixel 3 XL smartphones that have made it out into the wild. Google isn’t expected to unveil the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL until the first week of August, but every single detail about the phones will likely be revealed before then. …

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OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T get Project Treble support with latest update

OnePlus is finally rolling out the Oxygen OS 5.1.5 update to the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. While the official changelog for the new system update isn’t that exciting, quite a few people have noticed that OnePlus also snuck in Google’s Project Treble framework which will allow the phones to be updated to new versions of …

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Huawei’s first Android Pie update coming in two weeks

Every year it’s the same story: Google releases the newest version of Android Manufacturers then announce their support for the new version of Android Consumers wait 3-9 months for the new version of Android to hit their phones While it looks like that general narrative will continue to play out this year, Huawei seems to …

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Google Assistant can now help you find “good news”

If you’re reading this on your Android phone or sitting next to your Google Home, we have a new voice command to try out with the Google Assistant. “Hey Google, tell me something good” As you’re probably well aware of, we are inundated with news, more than ever before. While keeping up with news helps …

I spy with my little eye

Google’s Pixel 3 XL spotted in the wild

As we inch our way closer to the unveiling of Google’s Pixel 3 lineup, leaks of the new devices have become more common. While we’ve seen a handful of images of the phones already, today’s photo shows that people are already using the phone in the real world. A Mobile Syrup reader recently spotted someone …

Side-by-side video shootout

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 versus iPhone X shootout compares video recording capabilities

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a beast of a phone with quite a few amazing features. While the NOte 9 will likely be praised as being one of the best Android smartphones of 2018, many will be wondering how it compares to Apple’s iPhone X. To that end, Casey Neistat took both phones out to …

get things done

10 Best To Do Apps for Android in 2017

Whether you’re trying to make a simple grocery list or keep track of your work responsibilities for the next month, here are the best to do apps for Android right now!

find your match

11 Best Dating Apps for Android in 2017

Smartphones and the internet have changed a lot of things, especially when it comes to dating. The days of walking into a bar and hoping to meet someone with your same interests are over.

Same phone, new color

Flame Red HTC U12+ finally added to HTC’s lineup

When the HTC I12+ was unveiled a few months back, HTC announced three distinct colors: Translucent Blue, Ceramic Black and Flame Red. The Translucent Blue color option was unique, giving us a subtle glimpse inside the phone, but Flame Red was the true show stopper. Unfortunately, the color option wasn’t available when the phone hit the market, leaving …

Cutting the cord with Android Auto

Review: Pioneer AVIC-W8400NEX with Wireless Android Auto

It’s no secret that the auto industry is notoriously behind when it comes to cutting-edge technology. While the smartphones we carry in our pockets are extremely powerful, the heat units in our cars are typically underwhelming and often not very intuitive to use. Google’s Android Auto has been around for a few years now, giving …